Posts Tagged‘bridesmaids’

Whitney Strout & Mathew Thornton

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September 27th, 2014 Bath, ME Even before she was engaged, Whitney loved weddings. “I help my friends with all of theirs,” says the culinary school graduate. So when she and Mathew got engaged in 2013, she happily went into wedding overload. Both Maine natives, the couple met at the University of Maine; they wanted a Maine-themed wedding with a nautical focus. The Maine Maritime Museum in Bath provided the perfect backdrop for waterside nuptials; their reception was held under a tent near the museum’s shipyard. Whitney and Mathew worked diligently to make sure the wedding reflected the best of Maine,…

Laura Gross & Chris Van Der Lugt

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September 27th, 2014 Camden, ME Laura and Chris wanted a waterfront wedding celebration evoking a festive, black and gold-themed cocktail party for themselves, their friends, and family, many of whom – on Chris’s side – were traveling from the Netherlands. Laura’s family has lived in and around Camden, ME, for five generations so the Camden Yacht Club, where Laura learned to sail as a girl, was a logical choice for their ceremony and reception. An added celebratory touch: the Camden International Film Festival coincided with the wedding weekend, drawing hundreds of visitors, in addition to the couple’s wedding guests, to…

Julia Skwar & Drew Burke

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July 19th, 2014 Freeport, ME Julia met Drew at the University of Rhode Island. Self-described “outdoors people,” they knew once they were engaged that they would have an outdoor wedding. Their venue, Wolfe’s Neck Farm in Freeport, ME, has a wedding field with stunning water views as well as one of Maine’s oldest post and beam barns. A campground adjacent to the farm, Recompence Shore Campground, offers oceanfront cabins that the couple as well as their wedding party stayed in the night prior to the wedding. Quilts, vintage fabrics, bunting, whimsical signage and more, all created by Julia’s mother, gave…

Jennifer Gilman & Tyler Fairchild

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August 8th, 2014 Peaks Island, ME Jennifer and Tyler share a love of family and the ocean, not surprising since they grew up in Plymouth, on Massachusetts’ south shore. Family inspired them to plan a destination wedding on Peaks Island, in Casco Bay, a short ferry ride from Portland, ME, near where Tyler’s mom grew up. “We thought it’d be a bit of a mini-adventure,” says Jennifer. It certainly was the day they first visited their venue, the Inn on Peaks Island. “It was cold, raining and there was no power on the entire island,” Jennifer says. Tyler, however, was…

Laura Eaton & Greg Halsey

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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.” During the reception, Laura and Joe, Greg’s young cousin, performed her signature dance move – the worm – to the…