Iabella and Sean’s Castle Hill Inn Wedding

Iabella and Sean’s Castle Hill Inn wedding leaned into the beauty of the venue and the results are stunning!

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Lauren + Ricky’s Belle Mer Wedding

Ricky and Lauren had the day of their dreams this past July 23, 2022. After 7 years of dating meeting during their senior year at Roger Williams University, they got married surrounded by family and friends.

Newport, RI means a lot the couple as they each spent time in town visiting during and after college. Right after Ricky proposed, they knew that Newport was where their wedding weekend was meant to take place, giving their guests an excuse to visit the city during the most beautiful time of year. With both his and her families being from different states, their wedding was the first time everyone got to meet in the best place to visit.

When they choose their venue, Lauren and Ricky dreamed of the famous “Belle Mer sunset,” and that’s exactly what they got! Just peak their sunset photos and get ready to be wowed! As an extra surprise, their wedding weekend was the same weekend as the Newport Folk Festival, and their guest got an unexpected but welcomed performance by Paul Simon. The guests were very impressed!

One of the highlights of the night was Ricky’s wedding gift to me: a live painting of our first dance painted by Alfredo Carlson. It’s a piece of art I will hold close to my heart for the rest of my life and will pass down to our future children.

Photography: Katie Karlberg Photo | Wedding Planning: Sarah Castro | Venue: Belle Mer | Photographer: Katie Karlberg Photo | DJ: DJ Valentina | Florist: Stoneblossom | Dress Designer: Pronovias | Invitations: Minted | Engagement Ring: James Allen | Wedding Band: Barmakian | Makeup: MakeMeUp | Videography: Shutter and Sound | Live Ceremony Music: Golden Scroll Soloists | Live Painter: Alfredo J. Carlson | Bridesmaid Bracelets: Maris Pearl | Getting Ready Location: Hotel Viking

Laura and Benjamin’s Regatta Place Wedding

Summer as a theme just calls for sunflowers everywhere, right? Laura and Benjamin’s sunny wedding day at Regatta Place was all things bright and cheerful!

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Mandy and Mason's Engagement Photos in Providence on The Newport Bride

Mandy + Mason’s Rainy Providence Engagement Session

Not many couples would say a foggy dreary fall day was the dream scenario for a engagement session. Mandy and Mason are just that couple.

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Jordan + Joe’s Belle Mer Wedding

Newport Rhode Islands stunning wedding venue, Belle Mer ran by Longwood Venue was nothing short of amazing experience. The view of the ocean front was one close to heart, our Groom being from a beach resort town. Upon arrival, a stunning floral hoop greeted guests. The earth toned flowers paired perfectly with the theme of there day, classic elegance! After the cutest first look, Jordan and Joe couple enjoyed portraits by the water. It was a gloomy weather day but according to Joe, so was their first date so it seemed meant to be. After all, it’s just weather. Love makes it all better!

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5 myths about wedding registries

5 Wedding Registry Myths You Fell For

There’s one thing that’s supposed to be fun while wedding planning. No, not the tasting. We’re talking about creating a registry! It’s supposed to be fun to choose the gifts you’ll get. It’s supposed to be fun to think about your future together and choose the items that will become part of your family tradition. Supposed to be is the key phrase there… often creating a registry is surprisingly stressful! We think the stress comes from the myths about things that people think they have to do or register for. Thankfully, we have the solutions to each myth!

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Aldrich Mansion Wedding on The Newport Bride

Bridget and Jonathan’s Aldrich Mansion Wedding

Aldrich Mansion is known for its beautiful architecture and water views. Bridget and Jonathan had a beautiful wedding filled with pastel colors and lots of laughter!

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Tatiana & Jonathan’s Fall Wedding at Belle Mer

Tatiana and Jonathan wanted their wedding to be a refreshing get away from their busy lives in Chicago and Philadelphia. Newport was the perfect choice with relaxed elegant beach venues and views that instantly make guests relaxed. They also incorporated a few Jewish traditions into their special day like signing the Ketubah. This moment happened just before the ceremony and provided a special personal moment to share with our their family and friends present. We were married under a Chuppah, a Jewish wedding canopy, which was covered with the bride’s late grandfather’s tallit (a Jewish prayer shawl) and used Tatiana’s grandmother’s sterling silver Kiddush cup to share their first sip of wine.

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Surfing-inspired Elopement on Block Island

What do you get when you combine two people who love the ocean and eachother? You get this stunning engagement session!

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Christmas Garden Wedding Inspiration

Imagine elegant holiday soirée meets garden party. That’s what this is! Floral designer Giti, had a goal to create a warm, elegant look for a Christmas, winter wedding, with a garden style. She used many different beautiful florals such as anthurium, ranunculus, toffee roses, black pearl red rose with berries, and winters greenery! Continue reading