Events by Sorrell

Events by Sorrell provides high quality event planning with meticulous attention to detail and personal service. We guarantee to make your function everything you have hoped for, whether it is a formal wedding, non-profit fundraiser or family party. We are open and accepting of all couples. Events by Sorrell eventsbysorrell.com 603.801.3952  

The Real-Time Bride’s Guide

Your Inside Look at a Real Bride’s Planning Process EVERYONE’S INVITED! Now that we had a set budget the next thing to tackle was the guest list. I started here because I needed to know the total number of guests before finding a venue. It is important to me that our venue accommodates everyone on our list, so finalizing this number was a good starting point. I’m not going to lie this part was a headache! Make sure you have…

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…

Pretty Flowers

Artistic, natural and unique. Pretty Flowers is a Maine based studio, specializing in exceptional floral and horticultural design for weddings and events. We use only the highest quality, locally sourced flowers and greenery possible. Pretty Flowers Serving coastal Maine and beyond prettyflowersmaine.com 207.423.9622

Should you hire a professional wedding photographer?

Yes. You’ve found your perfect match, the person you want to spend the rest of your life with. You’re in love and engaged to be married! Congratulations! Now it’s time to plan a wedding…it’s going to be so much fun! You’ve picked a date, chosen your colors, then the sticker shock comes in. Whether it’s the venue, food, flowers, or the photographer, weddings are expensive. Nowadays, most couples are paying for their own weddings. Thanks to Pinterest, YouTube and today’s…

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…

Marshall Tent and Event Rental

Originated in the heart of the seacoast area, Marshal Tent and Event Rental is a full-service event rental supplier. A family-run business for over 35 years, they provide beautiful tents, high-quality products, and expert knowledge. Visit their 6,000 square foot showroom to see your wedding in person! Marshall Tent and Event Rental 56 State Road, Kittery, ME marshallrental.com 207.439.3344

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…

Ogunquit Trolley Company

Our wedding parties appreciate the festive air that the Trolley brings to a wedding and the personalities of our drivers who are there to assist the bridal party and guests; carrying up to 34 passengers, it is far more economical and unique than limousines. Ogunquit Trolley Company PO Box 2368, Ogunquit, ME ogunquittrolley.com 207.646.1411 or 617.417.2042

Alyssa Dethlefs and Erin Ryan

June 11th, 2016 Danvers, MA Aly and Erin’s lush garden wedding was nearly a washout. Aly was Erin’s resident assistant at Plymouth State University in New Hampshire when they started dating. “I was a sophomore and he was a freshman,” she says. “It was pretty scandalous!” The couple dated for five years and then took a trip to Ireland, where Aly was convinced Erin would propose. He did- but waited until the last night they were in town. “I was…