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Ashley and Brian’s Gurney’s Newport Wedding

When an attorney meets and engineer (and former wedding photographer) in New York City and they eventually get engaged, their love of sailing and travel brings them to Newport Rhode Island for their fall wedding.  All Ashley and Brian wanted was a gorgeous Newport sunset and it looked like they wouldn’t get it on their blustery cold and cloudy October wedding day, until moments before sunset and the skies opened up and were colored in pink. Ashley and Brian’s Newport Wedding celebrated the best parts of fall with an offbeat color scheme that celebrated their love of the sea.

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Danielle and Kyle’s Providence Public Library Wedding

You know how in the movies, there’s always an attractive upstairs neighbor who’s just waiting to fall in love? The main character always hears their footsteps or accidentally gets their mail and the love story just blossoms. Well, that’s exactly what happened for Danielle and Kyle. Kyle lived directly above Danielle and one day on a quest to borrow some office supplies, he happened to knock on Danielle’s door and surprise, he got what he needed AND he fell in love!

Danielle and Kyle finished their romcom movie when they tied the knot at the Providence Public Library. Thankfully, for them, the big day was not an end but the beginning of their new adventure together! Continue reading

Brianna and Nick Part 3: Icing on the Metaphorical Cake

In case you didn’t know, there’s a global pandemic going on. Thanks to COVID-19, life looks a little different right now with businesses closed and toilet paper nowhere to be found. There is an element of uncertainty in the air right now, and that holds true for anyone planning a wedding in 2020. Our Couple of the Year Brianna and Nick are doing their best to remain positive through it all while being proactive (hello back update) and focusing on what matters. A wedding day isn’t about a party or a big guest list, it’s about your love. When you focus on love, everything else fades.

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Courtney and Joe’s Wedding at The Bohlin

Courtney and Joe started their wedding day celebrating with their separate bridal parties in vacation rentals close to their venue. After everyone was beautified, they hopped in a Newport Trolley for photos at The Elm. They said their “I Do”s at the end of a beautiful doc at The Bohlin and danced the night away in their waterfront tent.

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Brianna and Nick Part 2: The Groom’s Side of Getting Engaged

How often do you hear the groom’s side of the pre-engagement story? For most of us, the focus is on the ring and beyond but a lot of time and planning goes into just putting the ring on the finger! Today we get to hear from our groom of the year, Nick! He shares exactly how he choose the perfect ring and even gives some helpful tips for choosing the perfect piece!
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Jamie and Aaron’s Newport Beach House Wedding

Jamie and Aaron met in the modern way, online. Their first date left them both intrigued and after a few more dates, Aaron came over to Jamie’s house to cook for her. Before he started on the meal, he did the sweetest thing a guy can do. He cleaned her oven. That’s when Jamie knew he was a keeper! Just under 3 years later, the couple got married on September 22, 2019, at Newport Beach House. Continue reading

Danielle & Joey’s Castle Hill Inn Wedding

High school sweethearts Danielle and Joey tied the knot in Newport last fall at St. Joseph’s Church and celebrated with a reception at Castle Hill Inn. Danielle lovingly obsessed over every little detail and the result is a beautiful wedding overflowing with beautiful handmade signage and design element that meant something to the couple. In case the couple hadn’t covered every special detail including having the bride’s parents wedding band play at cocktail hour, the Father of the Bride pulled out the best surprise of the night with a firework show as the granted exit!

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How to Postpone Your Wedding

Let’s talk about the thing no one wants to mention… sometimes weddings have to be pushed back. Whether due to family issues, weather, or in the case of recent circumstances, a worldwide pandemic. Whatever the reason, the protocol is the same and we’re here to walk you through it!

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The Boston Bridal Bash Ticket Giveaway

You might have realized this scrolling through your social media newsfeeds in the past few months, but November – December is engagement season. Valentine’s Day ends the season of rings and starts the season of bridal shows! Just last weekend Newport hosted its annual Bridal Show and next weekend on 3/15 is the yearly Boston Bridal Bash at the Revere Hotel! We have a few tips for making the most of your bridal show experience and we’re giving away FREE TICKETS FOR EVERYONE! Continue reading

Brianna and Nick Part 1: Venues, Vendors, & The Honeymoon

Get to know our 2020 Couple of the Year with their first blog post! Each month (ish) we’ll have a new post from Brianna and Nick helping us follow their wedding planning journey through everything from the venue, choosing vendors, the fun stuff like the tasting, to the tough decisions like guest lists and whether or not to hire a coordinator. Check back each month for a new chapter of their wedding diary!

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