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Wedding Tips & Trends

Happy Tips & Trends Tuesday! The photo featured was taken by Erin Little Photography. Tip: Up Your Tablescapes Different plants, flowers, candles at varied heights, even antique cake stands and other details add visual interest to tablescapes at your reception. Consider the look and theme of your event, from linens to flowers. Betsy Scott of Flower Kiosk in Portsmouth, NH, has used potted ferns, moss, flowers, even small log, to create a woodland-themed setting. She also likes to incorporate sentimental…

Charm on the Farm

The great outdoors is a glorious backdrop for an impeccably styled wedding shoot. Whether your preference is rustic, garden, country, or just pure romance, there’s a wealth of ideas in these beautiful photos. Barn weddings are still in vogue. Moody Mountain Farm in Wolfeboro, NH, has plenty of authentic charm, especially in Autumn, when this inspiration shoot was photographed.   {the team} Photographer: Lindsay Hackney Planner: Lindsey M. Events Models: Melissa Callahan, Ben Galucki Dress: BHLDN Flowers: Emily Herzig Floral…

The Real-Time Bride’s Guide

An Inside Look at a Real Bride’s Planning I’M ENGAGED…NOW WHAT? Oh man where to start, there is so much to do! Step one, before we dive in and start planning our dream wedding, we need to establish a budget. How do you determine that number? What is important to you? What can you live without? For me, I wanted to focus on our wedding photos, flowers and venue. We decided we’d try to save money on catering and number…

The Real-Time Bride’s Guide

Your Inside Look at a Real Bride’s Planning Process Hello, I’m Heather and I’m engaged! After coming down from cloud nine, it’s time to start planning. How hard can it be, right? (understatement of the year!) Follow along as I give you a firsthand look at all the good, bad and ugly that comes along with wedding planning. I’ll walk you through my progress and share tips I’ve learned along the way. Without further ado…. Let the planning begin!

Malloy Events: Vlog Episode 1

Meet Malloy Events! In this video, Kate Malloy gives a quick introduction to who Malloy Events is as a company and the services they offer. Malloy Events has planned and designed a LOT of weddings (over 500), so you can trust their advice. They are a bit of a one-stop shop offering services from floral design to event lighting. Check out Episode 1 Here:

Renewal at Sea

The great outdoors is a glorious backdrop for an impeccably styled wedding shoot. Whether your preference is rustic, garden, country, or just pure romance, there’s a wealth of ideas in these beautiful photos. The Bangs Island Mussels commercial fishing vessel is the setting for an evocative wedding vow renewal ceremony, shot on Casco Bay in Portland, ME. Pulling in elements from the sea – soft blues, shells, driftwood – this shoot has a rustic, industrial sensibility, enhanced by the models,…

Flower Power!

Pretty, colorful, creative and stunning. Get inspired for your own bouquet! Flowers speak a special language and brides are listening! Anything goes in today’s wedding bouquets, from traditional to contemporary. {photographers} Rodeo & Co Photography Kate Preftakes Photography Mon Petit Studio Fidelio Photography Kim Chapman Photography Lindsay Hackney Photography Bill Ecklund Krista Photography KLC Photography Nadra Photography Maine Tinker Photography Justina Bilodeau Photography Courtney Elizabeth Geneve Hoffman Danielle Brady Photography Jamie Mercurio Photography Eyesugar Photography Studio Nouveau Shanoah Madison Meredith Perdue…

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Metamorphosis

Inspired by bridal designer Kate Pankoke’s delicate, feminine gowns, this shoot at the Norumbega Inn in Camden, ME, evokes the transformation of the up-and-coming designer, recently featured on Project Runway. The bridesmaids’ gowns are by Elaya Vaughn Bridal by Kate Pankoke. Peep-toed shoes with rhinestone and bow details by Nina shoes. The gold and lace “isolde” gown is accented by sprays of delicate butterflies, and rentals by new england country rentals. Photographer Rebecca Arthurs captured the incredible romantic details in…

Love in Bloom

Vintage elements and natural beauty shine in the historic gardens of the Long Hill Estate, Beverly, MA. The bride’s lilac fields gown and bouquet echo the dutch-master-style floral arrangement on the table. Her bouquet contains lilacs, peonies, snapdragons and ranunculus. Love certainly is in bloom with this incredibly colorful inspiration shoot! {the team} Photographer: Newbury Photography Dress: Dream Shoot Rentals Cake: Cake That! Flowers: Winston Flowers, Wilson Farm Hair: Amanda Leigh Ortiz {additional details} Antique serving tray: hazelandgray.com Glasses: Pink…