Posts Tagged‘party’

Nifty Fifty, A Thank You

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What does a publisher do when she’s turning the big 5-0 and wants an over-the-top, Nifty-Fifty, Lawrence Welk-inspired birthday extravaganza?   I’ll let you in on a secret: the successful party’s amazing details — from Cheez Whiz to vintage records spinning on an old turntable — were handled by many of the amazing wedding industry professionals featured in Seacoast Weddings  magazine. A very special thanks to Kate Martin. No matter what crazy idea I had, including multiple vintage costume changes, surprise entertainment and a photo booth, Kate was ahead of me every step of the way. All of my wonderful…

Retro Chic

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A retro-themed poolside wedding offers plenty of opportunities to play. Croquet, anyone? Multi-colored bowtie by mizu.   {the team} Photographer Justina Bilodeau Photography Styling  Daisies & Pearls Models Marissa Patten-Harris & James Kimball Flowers Michelle Rose for Blooms Floral Shoppe Dress Chaviano Couture Hair Aphrodite Salon Venue Colony Hotel Kennebunkport, ME

Unique Wedding Venues

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From off the beaten path to off the mainland Choosing a venue is the first of many decisions you’ll make when planning your wedding, but what happens when you can’t seem to find “the one”? The Seacoast is bursting with quintessential wedding spots. You’ll find breathtaking views, rolling green fields and impressively renovated barns. However, if you’re looking for something a little different for your special day, you have plenty of places to choose from. Did you know you can get married in a grand historic castle in Massachusetts? At a brewery in New Hampshire? Or on your own private…

Laura Eaton & Greg Halsey

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purple and orange bouquet from lyndsey loring design
groom with matching purple tie boutonniere and pocket square
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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…

Tips & Trends

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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 way they present themselves at their home base is a huge indication of the equipment they’ll deliver to your event…