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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Olivia and Zach’s Rosecliff Mansion Wedding

Olivia and Zach’s wedding was a true fairytale. The bride’s Ines Di Santo gown with a massive train stole the show, and rightly so! Her grand entrance to one of the nations oldest churches, Trinity Church, was just the beginning of the night’s bold statement. The reception was held at Rosecliff Mansion, a 1920’s white stone mansion on the famed Bellevue Avenue. It was a true party with 200 people dancing the night away. The day’s huge thunderstorm only served to make the mansion feel cozy and romantic, all lit up with candles and filled with white roses as captured by photographer Benedicte Verley Photography. The night winded down with sparkling gold fireworks overlooking the ocean out on the back lawn, a festive way to finish a joyous evening!

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How to Make Your Own Bellini Bar

Who says bellinis are only enjoyed in Italia? While bellinis originated in Italy, they have become vastly popular around the world! The best thing about a classic bellini is that it is delicious and refreshing, and it only takes a few ingredients to make. Whether you’re having an outdoor bridal shower, wedding reception or even just a Sunday brunch, a bellini bar is the perfect addition to any occasion. Gifts.com has put together the ultimate guide to creating a homemade bellini bar, including the essential ingredients needed, unique recipes, styling tips and a sugaring station for those of you with a sweet tooth! Get excited and create this unique and glam homemade bellini bar! Continue reading

Jesse and Jessica’s Newport Beach House Wedding

Jesse and Jessica were set up by a mutual friend and future bridesmaid at their wedding while attending Virginia Tech in 2010. Jesse was drafted to the Tampa Bay Rays his junior year of college and the couple’s relationship blossomed while they dated long distance. Once graduation came around, Jessica left everything behind to travel with her best friend and support his baseball dream. 6 years later while on a hiking date in The Cascades, Jesse proposed at the waterfall that the couple visited on their first date! Continue reading

Signature Wedding Menu Ideas

Planning a wedding menu can be one of the most stressful elements of planning your wedding, as everyone wants to give their guests a meal that they’ll enjoy and remember. If you’re struggling to plan your wedding menu, consider choosing a menu based on the season when you’ll be tying the knot. By choosing a seasonal wedding menu, you’ll be able to create a meal that matches the vibe of your wedding.

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Justine and Anthony’s Ochre Court Wedding

It all started in high school when they went to the senior prom together. Justine and Anthony not only went on their first date but they actually also met their future wedding photographer! They went to college, in two different states and built their relationship throughout these years, as a strong and solid loving foundation. When it was time to propose, Anthony asked the same photographer from that first date at prom, to photo-document the event. Hiding in the dunes on Block Island years later in the summer of 2015, their first moments as an engaged couple was captured!

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