After a first meeting while in their college years at Bentley University, Kayla and Steve happened to meet up in years later when they both lived in NYC. All it took was one date for the couple to “go steady”. Their relationship eventually blossomed into an engagement and they started planning their Newport Wedding. The couple loved the City by the Sea’s convenient location and sea side charm. Plus, as they later found out, the bride’s grandparents met in Newport at the Hotel Viking at a Greek dance. Continuing on the family history, the couple choose Hotel Viking as their getting ready spot and captured some truly beautiful first look photos captured by Molly Anne Photography. Carrying on the festive fell that comes into Newport with the fall breezes, the couple choose rich reds and golds to decorate their wedding weekend. Continue reading
A light breeze was coming off the ocean and the sky was a deep blue. It was the perfect day for an oceanside wedding! Now add a beautiful couple like Courtney and Jeff and the Castle Hill Inn and all were speechless with the gorgeous sites of the day. Courtney and Jeff are so obviously in love. They incorporated many special and personal touches into their wedding day like small pieces such as Courtney wearing the same headpiece that her mother wore on her wedding day, as well as big things like having Thorr, the Athletic Director at University of Rhode Island officiate their ceremony. Plus, they surprised guests by having “Rhody” the URI mascot showed up at the end of the night to hit the dance floor! Photographer Tricia McCormack Photography captured the whole thing!
If you’ve been planning a wedding and following the hottest trends lately, you may have noticed that donut walls are popping up more and more. This tasty take on wedding desserts is sure to create a big impact with your guests. The best part is, you can even make one yourself in as little as two hours! To help you get started, Shari’s Berries created a donut wall DIY and styling inspiration that would be the perfect complement to rustic wedding decor. Continue reading
Two New Yorkers, Kaitlyn and Adam, made their way to Newport for their Fort Adams Wedding. A true collaboration of their styles, their big day combined a bit of old school charm with some modern day flair. From their dog Sadie being their “flower girl” and fireworks being set off across the water from Fort Adams (which was a total coincidence) that made their reception totally unique. Ellysia Francovitch Weddings and Jenny Courtney Photography captured everything from the flower dog to the fire show perfectly for the happy couple, and for you! Continue reading
Winter is finally here, which means the season of winter weddings is upon us! To help inspire your winter wedding floral decor, our friends over at FTD have rounded up five of their favorite bouquets and featured three popular winter wedding flowers in each. From the wild look of the scabiosa flower to the soft feel of dusty miller, these bouquets are sure to inspire brides to make their wedding a winter wonderland! Continue reading
The flowers are in full bloom, a cool breeze is in the air, and the most gorgeous sunset is happening in the distance. The night of Michaela and Matt’s intimate Castle Hill Inn wedding couldn’t have been any more perfect. Jessica Bordner Photography was there with just a handful of their closest friends and family to celebrate their marriage and Stone Blossom carefully created their fresh elements. Continue reading
Ever consider taking your wedding flowers to new heights? Flowers are a staple decor element for all of life’s greatest celebrations, weddings included! Between breathtaking centerpieces and fresh bridal bouquets, florals are yet another way to make your wedding day one-of-a-kind. One flower trend we’re obsessing over lately is the DIY flower chandelier. With an effortless look and statement-making design, this is one of those decor pieces your guests won’t be able to take their eyes off of. Continue reading
Imagine a soft and romantic yet mysterious siren bride off the shores of Watch Hill. The sultry beauty of this sea side goddess is a captivating inspiration. NKB Photos partnered with Kate Murtaugh Events, AP Floral Studio, Love Bird Bridal, Custom Crafted Calligraphy, Holly Anna Calligraphy, Jen Keena Hair, The Decorated Cake, and Anchored Creatives to create this stunning ocean inspired styled shoot for the mysterious beachy bride.
While visiting the Potter League Animal Shelter this spring, we heard about a local pet service company that offered a unique wedding service to couples who wanted to include their pet in the big day. The service included grooming the pets, bringing then to the ceremony or reception and taking them away for a fun filled mini-vacation after the event so the couple was free to focus on their human guests. We thought this was an absolutely BRILLIANT idea and of course we had to find who came up with the idea.
Julia and Peter grew up in the same town, Easton, MA. They were first introduced in May 2014 and since the moment they met, they have spent every day together (but seriously). As is often the case, Newport provided the perfect near by weekend escape for the couple while they were dating and our little city by the sea was their first choice when it came time to choose a wedding venue. Making their wedding a full weekend of events only served to extend the joyous events. From Thursday’s sunset sail and house party, to Friday’s rehearsal dinner at Castle Hill Inn, and Saturday’s sea front nuptials at Belle Mer, the weekend was jam packed of wedding fun!