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Mermaids Only! A Dip Dyed Dream Wedding Inspiration Shoot

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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 a photo-shoot and it came to life with a dip dyed veil. Patti White of Simply Done in addition to…

Wedding Planning Q & A

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Q: Do we have to…? A: It’s your day to celebrate. There are no “have to’s” or “shoulds,” says Kate Malloy. Do what’s meaningful to you and don’t be afraid to break your tradition. Malloy’s fiancé, Chris, initially wanted to abide by tradition and not see her on their wedding day until the ceremony. Brian Adams, their wedding photographer, talked him in to doing a first look. “It was the best thing we did,” Malloy says. “It gave us the breather we needed.” Accustomed to working alongside Chris daily, Malloy also decided to check in with him before the ceremony.…

Wedding Planning Q & A

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Q: What should I include in my wedding day schedule? A: Your celebration should include time to simply appreciate the moment. Kate Malloy of Malloy Events in Rye, NH, know this firsthand: she’s a wedding planner who recently planned her own nuptials to another event planner, Chris Malloy. “Everyone says it but it’s true – pause a moment in your day to appreciate the significance of getting married,” she says. Talk to your photographer and event planner (if you have one). Build a few minutes into your schedule, maybe in the morning before the ceremony or during your rehearsal dinner and…

Wedding Planning Q & A

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Q: Any ideas for stretching out the fun of our wedding weekend? A: Absolutely! Consider a destination wedding with a twist. As part of an “experiential” wedding, couples might invite guests for a weekend of hiking and “glamping” (glamorous camping), according to Jennifer Williamson of Jenny’s Cakes in Amesbury, MA. “It’s a great way to enjoy more time with your guests,” she says. Chris Weber of The Black Tie Co. based in Portland, ME, says a big trend these days is a weekend summer camp wedding, held off-season (post Labor day), usually from mid-September through November. “You rent the entire campground…

Wedding Tips & Trends

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Happy Tips & Trends Tuesday! The photo featured was taken by Mon Petit Studio. Trend: Collaborative, Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Weddings Couples want to personalize their weddings by doing some of the work themselves and work hand-in-hand with professionals to get it done right. “They still view us as the experts,” says Renee Habashy, assistant sore manager of Madeleine’s Daughter in Portsmouth, NH. “But they want a say in how the wedding looks.” DIY takes time, however, so make sure you have enough to complete these projects, adds Emily Hricko of Emily Elizabeth Events in Portland, ME. “People think ‘I can do…

Events by Sorrell

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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