Posts Tagged‘makeup by nancy’

Mermaids Only! A Dip Dyed Dream Wedding Inspiration Shoot

As southern New Hampshire wedding professionals, it’s our job to not only provide excellent service for your wedding day itself, but also to help create trends and provide our couples with the inspiration that will make their day unforgettable. With that, we aim to be trendsetters! A style shoot that began with a vision of recycling something old; Tenley Columbare of Marry and Tux Bridal Shoppe wanted to give a discarded sample dress a second life as the star of…

Bridal Boudoir

By Nancy Gorman, owner of Makeup By Nancy No one knows better than your makeup artist – in this case Makeup by Nancy – the leaps, bounds, and obstacles that every bride encounters on her adventure to the aisle. The planning, the parties, and the shopping (of course)!!! Obviously your wedding dress is critical, but there are so many clothing purchases that add to your big day – and night!! Your Kimono Robes, that special lingerie set, those super awesome shoes you searched…

Timeless Bride

By Nancy Gorman, owner of Makeup By Nancy A dear friend once said to me, “I’ll never get married again. I’m too old.” I was shocked!! Weddings aren’t only for 25 year olds – A bride is a bride, classic, timeless, and elegant. When families are blended because two people fell in love, it simply means there are more reasons to celebrate! A group of wedding professionals from Massachusetts and New Hampshire put together this lovely style shoot with Andrea Rotolo and Maggie…

Bohemian Wedding Inspiration

Nancy Gorman, owner of Makeup by Nancy A Bohemian Chic style wedding has become a popular trend and lately and, we, a group of New England wedding professionals collaborated together and created a styled shoot that provided a different twist on it then the normal neutrals, greens and cream colors. We wanted to keep with the eclectic mix of hippie {peace & love}, nomad and gypsy lifestyle with an artistic flair. We chose to use deep purple, burgundy and white…

Pop of Color

By Nancy Gorman, owner of Makeup by Nancy Once upon a time there used to be a “wedding season” such as the freshness of the June Bride or the vibrancy of the autumn leaves. I’m finding now there is no real wedding season now. Weddings are 12 months a year. Which is certainly good for the wedding professionals for sure! Lately there have been a barrage of winter weddings, photo’s done wearing a faux fur shawl or shrug outside with…

Mother’s Makeup

By Nancy Gorman, owner of Makeup by Nancy The wedding day has arrived, and while you knew it would eventually, you can’t help but feel both happy and sad. The sadness is because your baby is all grown up and the happiness is in knowing they have found their one true love. The wedding planning is a whirlwind and everything is much different than when you planned your own. For example, now everyone gets ready together – makeup artists and…

The ‘No-Makeup’ Bride

By Nancy Gorman, owner of Makeup by Nancy When it comes to wedding makeup trends, brides often feel like they have to do there makeup look depending on what the current trend is. Whether it be a red lip, a smoky eye or extreme contour and highlight, all these looks when done right can be absolutely stunning. But before you go to your makeup consult saying that this is what you want, ask yourself the following… does the current makeup trend work for you and…

Budget for Your Big Day

Every couple faces tough choices about the details of their wedding day Especially when it comes to their budget. We asked some of the seacoast’s top wedding experts where couples can save, and where they should splurge, on their big event. Save: If you’re looking for that perfect dress but working with a limited budget, Malinda Macari of Dream: A Bridal Boutique recommends using a seamstress, not the production place of the gown, for any small alterations you may need.…

Tips & Trends

Lighting, photography, style and other tips and trends from our experts TIP: Create a Reception Timeline When’s the right time to leave your wedding reception? Don’t leave the decision up to guests. Create a timeline that ensures people have enough time to socialize, eat and shake it on the dance floor, but closes down the party before eyelids start to droop. Five hours is a standard length for a reception, says Fausto Pifferrer of Blue Elephant Events & Catering in…