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Jessica Hulseman and Paul McKeon

Jessica Hulseman and Paul Mckeon share an affectionate moment before their wedding ceremony. Necklace from Provident Jewelers, FL; earrings from Barmakian Jewelers, Boston. Paul's tux is by Ralph Lauren.
Wedding flowers in a sliver urn containing white phalaenopsis and maidenhair ferns
Sparkly high heel sandals by Oscar de la Renta worn by the bride on her wedding day
Violinist of White Heat String Orchestra playing at Jessica and Paul Mckeon's wedding
popping champagne bottle towards camera
Wedding guests pause for a photo on the deck behind the York Harbor Reading Room on a Maine beach
newlyweds take a moment to have a cigar break
Fireworks over the ocean cap of the wedding festivities
Paul and Jessica share a fun moment on their wedding day in Maine

July 16th, 2016 York, ME Celebrating their love on a hot summer’s day was a moment made even sweeter by the fact that the bride, Jessica, was completely recovered from open-heart surgery she’d undergone a few years earlier, to remove a benign tumor from her aortic valve. “Originally we had planned on getting married in 2014, but that would have been just too much for me,” said Jessica, “so we put it off for a couple of years to allow…

Kate Parker and Chris Malloy

Bride and groom pose of a wedding portrait on a rocky NH beach
Beautiful overhead lighting above the wedding dancefloor in Hampton, NH
Kate's wedding gift to chris were cufflinks with a nautical map of where they met, and the GPS coordinates of where they married.
Custom made wedding and engagement rings with gold and diamonds
Wedding cocktail consisting of lemonade seltzer vodka mint leaves and blueberries
Kate's wedding day bouquet contains white and pale pink roses.
Containers of white roses and hydrangea were used as accents throughout the wedding
Friend and photographer Brian Adams officiated the ceremony.
Bride get emotional while writing her wedding vows as stylist Maura Gange works on her hair
Kate's eight-year-old son Zachary wears a Vineyard Vines bow tie to the wedding
Kate and Chris enjoy their first look in this photo
Kate and chris share a special moment before their wedding

August 6th, 2016 Hampton, NH What happens when two event planners come together in life and love? For Kate and Chris Malloy, a perfectly beautiful wedding. Kate is a longtime wedding and corporate event planner; Chris is a professional audio, video and lighting designer for political and corporate events. The two have known each other for many years; their engagement and wedding merged their businesses, professional expertise, and love for one another. “Being a wedding planner and a bride at…

Seacoast Hitched Heroes

Love Affair, based in Portsmouth, NH is donating a free wedding to a local military couple, and currently searching for that special couple! The wedding reception will be held at Foster’s Clambake in York, Maine on November 9th, 2017. The deadline for the couple submissions is May 3rd. The panel of vendors will choose the couple on May 10th. Love Affair has opened the donation to veterans, and military couples looking to renew their vows, along with recently engaged couples!…

Margie Ervin & Matt Welch

bride and groom in front of vintage windows
bride and grandmother pose with flowers
wedding table numbers next to matching purple flowers
vintage lights at the bride and groom's table
vintage wedding signage
vintage bike seat with custom signage
small wedding favors in glass jars
creative wedding signage including mailbox
craft beer options at the wedding reception
newlyweds walk down the aisle under lighting
creative wedding food and hors d'oeurves
semi naked wedding cake with toppers
groom singing and playing the guitar
group photo in front of a vintage wall

August 15th, 2015 Portland, ME Margie and Matt got engaged in an Oregon vineyard on Halloween 2014. There was nothing spooky about their wedding at The Portland Company, on the waterfront. The ceremony and reception were held in separate rooms in the building. “It’s a raw industrial space,” says Margie. “We fell in love with it.” A former event planner, Margie planned the wedding herself. The venue doesn’t have furniture so she rented tables, chairs and place settings from One…

Celeste Ladd & Gordon Ober

September 19th, 2015 York, ME Celeste and Gordon’s wedding was a true family affair. They both come from large families and wanted to accommodate as many people as possible at their wedding; they also wanted to get married in Maine. “We looked at venues up and down the coast and decided on my parents’ home for sentimental reasons,” says Celeste. “It was a nice opportunity to work with them on what turned out to be the perfect wedding.” Stacking wood,…

Ashleigh Tucker & Evan Pollock

Bride's mother and sister share a sweet moment
Bride, groom, and guests on the steps of the Library Restaurant Steak House
Wedding reception at the Library Restaurant Steak House
Bridge and groom portrait on memorial bridge
holding hands walking through downtown portsmouth
bride and groom playing a game of darts
dramatic black and white wedding portrait with bride wearing veil
close up of wedding bouquet with pink and wildflowers

September 19th, 2015 Portsmouth, NH Ashleigh and Evan kept one thought in mind as they planned their wedding: this is about us, and we’re going to do what we want to do. They stayed true to themselves as they said their vows on the Memorial Bridge in Portsmouth, a historic landmark in a city that means so much to them. The ceremony was private with just the officiant (who was Ashleigh’s uncle), the best man and the maid of honor—exactly…

Jackie Eagle & James Diguiseppe

September 19, 2015 Groton, MA Planning a wedding can be challenging, but planning a wedding from thousands of miles away would daunt even an experienced event planner. Thanks to their families and friends, Jackie and James – who are originally from the Boston area – were up to the challenge. James proposed to Jackie on her birthday, December 30, 2013, three days before they moved from Chicago to Sydney, Australia. “We knew we’d be planning a wedding from afar,” says…

Erika Peace & Michael Behrmann

bouquet close up
bride and groom pose in the garden
Couple in front of Fort Constitution in Portsmouth Harbor
slate blue wedding attire with matching bouquet
wedding table decorations
watermelon and feta cheese hors d'oeuvres
pink lemonade cocktail with blueberry garnish
bride and groom pose for a candid portrait

September 20th, 2014 New Castle, NH Erika and Michael’s engagement started with a work of art and culminated with a sunny wedding by the ocean. In 2013, Michael proposed to Erika by commissioning an original artwork, called a sound form, that depicted his voice saying “Erika, will you marry me?” A year later, they were married on a summery day at Fort Constitution, a Coast Guard station on Portsmouth Harbor in New Castle, NH. Erika arrived at the ceremony with…

Karen O’Shaughnessy & Charlie Traver

August 29, 2015 Dover, NH Karen and Charlie dated for eight years before he proposed the day after Christmas. A pilot, Charlie got home at 2 a.m. Karen waited up for him. When Charlie insisted that she open a few of her gifts, Karen reluctantly agreed. One of them was a ring. “I saw it and thought ‘oh no, here I am wearing my reindeer pajamas and he’s proposing’!” she says. The couple wanted a relaxed wedding, “nothing typical,” Karen…

Hope Hyunh & Matt Reno

August 14th, 2015 Chamberlain, ME Hope and Matt had the quintessential Maine wedding at his family’s ocean-side cottage in Chamberlain, ME. Their ceremony was on the rocks jutting into Long Cove; their reception was at the Long Cove Point clubhouse. The day was warm, sunny, and busy – a town festival, Bristol Days, was happening the same weekend as the wedding. “We had our first look at Pemaquid Point Lighthouse,” says Hope. “There were lots of people walking around and…