Don’t Forget Your Wedding #Hashtag!

By Ashli Campbell, Event Producer, Blue Elephant Events and Catering Before the big social media boom of the past decade, we never thought we’d be able to add to and access a collective album of photos via one simple thing: a hashtag. Hashtags are everywhere. They started on Twitter and overflowed into Facebook, Instagram, and other social media platforms. Nowadays, people are using them for weddings like crazy. The Knot and Mashable partnered for a social wedding survey and discovered that 55% of couples…

Summer Solstice

Shot at Eastman Hill Farm on a mountain top in Lovell, ME, this bohemian wedding captures the location’s organic feel, spectacular view, as well as the magic of a summer solstice. The bride’s hair is by Headgames Salon, Portland, ME. Earrings are by Ponomo, Portland, ME.   {the team} Photographer Sharyn Peavey Styling A Family Affair of Maine Flowers Emily Carter Floral Designs Model Jill Lopez Dress Sash Couture Food Dandelion Catering Lighting Event Lighting Pros

Laura Eaton & Greg Halsey

photograph of st michael parish
wedding party group photo
wedding dance circle with a man playing clarinet
riding in the back of a vintage car to the ceremony
cutting the wedding cake
sky shot of the happy couple
sharing a kiss on a vintage car
purple and orange bouquet from lyndsey loring design
groom with matching purple tie boutonniere and pocket square
bridge and groom with matching bouquet and boutonniere
Flowers complimenting the purple dress
wedding dance circle
wedding day kiss in the garden

November 2nd, 2013 Exeter, NH Introduced by a mutual friend while attending the University of New Hampshire, Laura and Greg Halsey started their relationship as friends. Laura gradually realized Greg might be “the one” and, one day, “it just kind of hit me,” she says. The couple’s laid-back attitude carried over to the warm fall day when they exchanged their vows. Although nervous before the ceremony, Laura relaxed when she realized “It’s easy to marry the person you really love.”…

If I had a flower for every time thought of you… I could walk through my garden forever.

Alfred Tennyson

If I had a flower

A Quick Trip to France

Oh la la Guess what?! Your Seacoast Weddings Magazine Social Media Manager, Stephanie Kuhn (aka the person writing this), is going to the south of France for 10 days to attend my brother’s wedding! Get ready for lots of photos, stories, and real weddings happening across the pond. My spectacular mother, Lorrie, will be accompanying me during the journey so I don’t get into too much trouble. We will be posting photos and stories and keeping you all up to…

What’s Good is Gold: Regal Romance at Bridal Fashion Week

By Malinda Macari, Owner of Your Dream Bridal Runways from Boston, to New York, to Chicago delivered yet another year of uniquely supreme style during the Bridal Fall Fashion Week 2016 preview this fall. Beyond the peekaboo cut-outs, two piece ensembles, sheer bodices and plunging necklines, gold filigree accents were the main attraction, as were rose gold and blush hues – sure to appear on many well-dressed brides in the coming year. My Designer Picks The gilded age has arrived…

Happening Now: Nonantum’s Annual Wedding Show

Sunday, Nov. 1st, 2015, 1-4pm FREE Admission! Meet with some fabulous local vendors: Real Maine Weddings Patrick McNamara Photography Blooms & Heirlooms Confection Art Callidora Letterpress & Design The Music Man DJ Service Russell Caron Wedding Photography Maine Limousine Service InTown Trolley Kivalo Photography Maine 2 Boston Photobooth Let Them Eat Cake Vows For You Michael Desmond Cox Photo Focus Photography Fred Pappalardo Disc Jockeys Bob Charest Band DJ Dave Dionne Auntie’s House Bakery Laurie Andrews Design Flowers by Christine…

We’re all a little weird. And life is a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall into mutually satisfying weirdness–and call it love–true love.

Robert Fulghum
True Love

Love Lines

Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.

Maya Angelou

Love Lines

Tips & Trends

Solutions to make your big day the best ever TIP: Not All Tents Are Created Equally When choosing a tent for your event, look beyond the bottom line. Two tents may be equal in size but not the same. “Ask your vendor for images of what they’re supplying for your event,” says John Hutchins IV, vice president of Leavitt & Parris in Portland, ME. “Get references on the quality and condition of their products and check out their facilities. The…