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More Color, More Fun! Add More than White to Your Wedding Recipe!

wild red and blue bouquet with matching dress

Over the years, the wedding recipe has become perfected: white dress+black suit+perfect 3 tiered cake=wedding! The question is, where did all these ingredients come from? Rumored to stem from Queen Victoria’s 1840 union to Prince Albert, to which she wore a white dress, the tradition has become perhaps the most recognizable ingredient of the wedding recipe. However while we have traditions, there are really no rules! Your wedding day is all about you, and expressing the tastes of you and your spouse. So add any new ingredients you want to! Using this train of thought, more recently, brides have been…

Kate Legg and Mitch Brooks

Bride and groom in a gown by Penny Packham and a suit from Alan Rouleau.
Lush bouquet including roses, ranuncula, astrantia, rosemary sprigs and olive branches.
Prosecco and non-alcoholic sangria offered to guests at the cocktail hour
vintage chairs fill the wedding venue with comfort
fall wedding in portland maine
vintage books decorate the wedding
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roasted halibut with vegetable garnish
Boston wedding band Kahootz performs live
tasty array of desserts replaced the traditional wedding cake
wedding bar with vintage inspired lighting
vintage couches
The couple walks to the Portland Company

November 7th, 2015 Portland, ME Kate jokes that it was Mitch’s beard that initially attracted her to his Match.com profile. Fortunately, he was also smart, funny, and worth going out with, she says, nothing “He was the right person to be around.” Kate grew up near the water in Portsmouth, NH, and she and Mitch both wanted to be married in a Seacoast community. They were especially entranced by the rough wooden beams and unfinished beauty of the Portland Company, an event space in a former warehouse in Portland’s Old Port. “It felt like a cathedral,” says Kate. Working with…

Wedding Planning Q & A

small wedding table for an elopement

Q: What if we just elope? A: Elopement can be the perfect wedding solution for couples who want to keep things small and intimate – with just themselves and their best friends as witnesses. Emily Delamater of Emily Delamater Photography has even brought her husband along on an elopement shoot, and they’ve served as official witnesses for the bride and groom. “The elopement part of our business has really grown,” she says. “Coastal New England is so picturesque and beautiful that we have people eloping here from all over the country.” She notes that elopement is great for adventurous couples. “I…

Stephanie Krom and Colin Townrow

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September 6th, 2015 Pemaquid, ME Stephanie and Colin wanted a small wedding on the water. Maine has special memories for Stephanie; her grandparents had a summer cottage near the historic Pemaquid Point Lighthouse. “We knew we wanted something casual that could also be a destination weddings for our families, who live in other parts of the country,” she says. Her wedding planner, Emily Hricko, helped secure The Bradley Inn, a scenic spot within walking distance of the lighthouse, where the couple held their ceremony. Details of the weekend reflected the couple’s low-key style. Guests gathered at the Inn for a…