Andrea and Greg’s Atlantic Inn Block Island Wedding

Andrea and Greg’s Block Island wedding was a summer celebration bringing together friends and family from around the world. Block Island is a second home for Greg and his family, so the couple knew it was the perfect place to share their love. Although Hurricane Jose almost prevented all of their guests and vendors from making it to the island the night before, everyone arrived the day-of to perfect weather, beautiful decor both during their chapel ceremony and tented reception, and a firework display at the end of the night. Inspired by New England and the Atlantic Ocean, this wedding had a nautical theme with bright colors and greenery infused throughout!

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Big Fake Wedding 2018 Ticket Giveaway

It’s that time of year again, we are SO excited for The New England Big Fake Wedding 2018! We are giving away 2 tickets to YOU our readers!

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Claire and Tyler’s Block Island Wedding at The Coast Guard House

Claire and Tyler had always admired the Coast Guard House on Block Island and KNEW they were going to have a BI wedding.  What better place than the iconic Coast Guard house!  They diligently went to town meetings to get permission to hold their quaint small tented wedding on the grounds of the Block Island Coast Guard House property and we think you’ll agree, the result is beautiful!

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Rail Explorers – A Sea Side Summer Bridal Party Activity

Bridal parties are a collection of old and new friends. They are often a mixture of your childhood friends, your desk mate at work, and probably a sibling or two. While it can be a blast to have all your besties in one place at one time, it can be a challenge for everyone to bond before the big day. We are always looking for fun ways to help bridal parties members, family, and friends engage and have fun! At this year’s Newport Bridal Show, we found our newest seaside bonding dream!

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Caitlin and Steve’s Blush and Gold Glen Manor House Wedding

Caitlin and Steve wanted their wedding to be a mini-destination for their friends and family. When the couple first went to visit Glen Manor House, they knew right away that Newport and Glen Manor were the perfect fit. Their visit happened to be on the coldest day of the year in the middle of February, and it was still the most beautiful venue they had ever seen!

2018 Ultimate Spring Giveaway

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Kathryn and Joshua’s Stone House Wedding

Kathryn and Joshua brought a whole new level of casual elegance to the Stone House in Little Compton, Rhode Island. The couple used classic details like the bride’s Sarah Janks dress and gorgeous bouquet by Sayles Livingston filled with white roses, peonies, and hydrangeas to create a relaxed elegant feel.  The groom and best man were fitted in Black Lapel apparel and bow ties by Drake’s giving the men a dashing air. Continue reading

5 Ways to Build a Charcuterie Board

Whether you are hosting an event or having a casual date night in, a good cheese plate and a glass of wine is the perfect way to elevate any evening. While we love the classic charcuterie board, once you’ve mastered the basics it can be fun to get creative with interesting additions to the usual arrangement. By incorporating interesting pairings and unique flavor combinations, you can elevate the cheese board experience and impress guests when needed. If you’re looking for ideas for a creative charcuterie board, check out this guide from Shutterfly on five unique ways to make a cheese plate. Out personal favorite idea is the completely non-traditional spread, the Mexican-inspired board that includes guacamole and carnitas! However, there are so many great ideas that we know you’ll want to make more than one board! Next time you’re hosting a party, think about incorporating one or more of these snack spreads. Both you and your guests are guaranteed to love these ideas! Continue reading

Daisy and Ryan’s Easton’s Beach Wedding

There’s nothing like a summer wedding in Newport at the beach! To start the day, the girls rented a condo right across from Perrotti Park in downtown Newport, then walked across the street for a few photos with Whiting Photography. Starting the official fun with photos at Ochre Court at Salve Regina helped set the mood for the day. The last stop was their ceremony and wedding reception at the Rotunda Ballroom at Easton’s Beach. Daisy and Ryan got married in a quick ceremony right on the boardwalk, they then took a couples turns on the carousel and were able to enjoy cocktail hour thanks to their earlier first look at Ochre Court. Keep scrolling to see their amazing reception! Continue reading

Do You Know Which Diamond Shape Suits You?

If you’re looking for that special diamond ring, there are so many different things to consider. You have to think about quality, cost, and appearance, AND you want something out that you’ll love forever!

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