Shades of Violet Styled Shoot at Queen Anne’s Loft

It might be last year’s color of the year, but we’re still obsessed with violet. This styled shoot at the new venue Queen Anne’s Loft is all shades of purple and we’re obsessed! Planning a winter wedding? Purple works. Planning something summery? It still works! Get some plum toned inspiration with this styled shoot as shot by Lauren Hawkins Photography with blooms from Thistle and Bone, invitation suite by Lumos Calligraphy, low-backed lace gown from Opal and June, beauty by Making You Glow Hair & Makeup Artistry for model Vanessa Gatlin and rentals by PEAK Event Services. Continue reading

Hayley and Mike’s Block Island Wedding at The Sullivan House

Hayley and Mike met in Block Island, Rhode Island when they were just teenagers on vacation. They fell in love over multiple summers there, had their first kiss there, and got engaged there. It was only right that they invite all their family and friends to their most special place to celebrate their marriage. Hayley always envisioned that she wanted to get married in “the big white tent at the top of the hill” and to her great joy, it would be to the boy she wrote about in her diary. Continue reading

Cassandra and Michael’s Wedding at The Bohlin

On the loveliest of June days, Cassi and Mike tied the knot at Holy Name Church in New Bedford, followed by a seaside reception at The Bohlin in Newport! What better backdrop for a wedding than views of the Newport Bridge and harbor, as well as the feeling of love in the air. The way Mike looked at Cassi all day, the tears of joy, and the beautiful connections between family and friends made this wedding a special happily ever after! Continue reading

Jacqueline and Jared Part 4: Budgets and Support Systems

It’s our favorite time of the week… it’s time for another installment of our Couple of the Year series with Jacqueline and Jared! In today’s blog post our newlyweds are talking about two of the most important pieces of wedding planning, budgets and support systems. This is a post you’re definitely going to want to read…

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Alicia and Carl’s Newport Beach House Wedding

It’s warm Friday afternoon in August. The light is perfect, the breeze takes off the edge, the venue is literally breathtaking, and the couple’s smiles are as big as could be. Welcome to Alicia and Carl’s Wedding. Their golden hour ceremony had perfect lighting and a kodak perfect first kiss as a married couple. We’re crushing on the bridesmaid’s mix of blush pink and champagne sequins and we know you’ll love them too! Continue reading

Ryan + Jen: When Wedding Vendors Get Engaged

We all know wedding planning is chaotic and a little stressful. But what about if you are a wedding photographer, florist, or planner? Is the planning experience any less stressful if you work in the wedding business? Short answer, NO! Today’s couple, Ryan and Jen of Ryan Devoll Photography have the inside scoop on planning their own wedding as vendors who’ve seen it all!

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Samantha and Eric’s Wedding at Gurney’s Newport

Samantha and Eric’s seaside wedding by Kim Lyn Chauvin at Gurney’s Newport has all the classic, romantic details that this loving couple embodies. It all started with their romantic engagement in Paris – a complete surprise to Samantha, who curates her own popular lifestyle blog, Bonjour Blue. Once back home in the West Village of New York City, this heartfelt pair knew that a wedding setting by the sea, closer to home for Samantha’s native Cape Cod roots, was in order. The set to work choosing the venue, photographer, flowers, and just about the prettiest illusion backed gown we’ve seen!

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Jenny and Ryan’s Wedding at The Chanler

Ryan and Jenny tied the knot on the last day of summer in an outdoor ceremony overlooking the Newport beach at The Chanler at Cliff Walk with Termé Studios and Laurie Marshall FlowersContinue reading

Jacqueline & Jared Part 3: Choosing the Venue

Jacqueline and Jared have shared about the overseas proposal, festive engagement party, and starting to take the guest list plunge, but today they’re covering an even bigger topic: choosing the perfect venue! Turns out when expectation meets budget reality, those venue dreams can still come true. Continue reading

How to look your best in your wedding photos

Ok, so your engagement session is coming up and you’re freaking out! What do you wear? How do you do your hair? What do you do with your hands? (Notice the same feelings as a first date…) Kim Lyn is one of our fav #bossbabe photographers and she has ALL the tips on how to look your best in your engagement session!

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