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

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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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Calm Your Jitters to Get Better Sleep Before Your Wedding

You might have expected jitters before your wedding, but you may not have counted on sleep deprivation, too. Lack of sleep can make you feel awful, interfere with your personal relationships, and destroy decision-making abilities. Anytime you get less than seven hours of sleep, the emotional center of your brain becomes oversensitive to negative thoughts and emotions. At the same time, the brain’s logic center slows down and doesn’t keep your emotional responses in check. That means you’re more likely to experience outbursts and more stress, which continues the cycle of stress and sleep loss.

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Dana and Zeke’s Wedding at The Bohlin

Ever heard the old saying that rain is good luck on your wedding day? Whether it’s true or not (p.s. we totally believe it’s true…) Dana and Zeke’s wedding day is proof that rain doesn’t have to ruin your day or your photos. When you choose a beautiful getting ready spot, rain doesn’t make the pictures worse, it just changes the scenery.  Continue reading

Winter Flowers You Never Thought Of

A vast majority of winter weddings will feature white or red flowers accented with evergreens, pinecones, and branches. There’s a good reason for that- it’s a classic combination that fits well with a winter themed event! But if classic isn’t your thing, or you don’t fancy using white or red flowers for your wedding, what other options do you have? Suzanne of Bella Floral Studio has the answer! Continue reading

Jacqueline and Jared Part 2: Engagement Parties and Guest Lists

You met our 2019 Couple of the Year Jacqueline and Jared a few weeks ago and today we’re going to delve into the first part of their wedding planning journey! Ready to get the deets on guest lists and engagement parties? Here we go! Continue reading

Wedding Trends You'll See in 2019 on The Newport Bride

Wedding Trends To Spot In 2019

Your wedding is one of the most important days of your life. Yet, so many brides struggle to determine what they want. Forward-thinking weddings are all the rage, but how do you know what to incorporate into your own planning? If you’re a modern bride who wants her ceremony to be on trend, here are a few points to keep your wedding in the now. Continue reading

Meet Our 2019 Couple of the Year – Jacqueline and Jared

We have been sitting on this big news for months and are BEYOND excited to finally share this with you! We are excited to introduce to you our 2019 couple of the year, Jacqueline and Jared! We will be following them through their planning process through to their wedding this coming fall and get their take on everything from dress fittings and choosing a suit for the men, to cake tastings, flowers, and choosing a honeymoon location. Follow along with us as we get the ins and outs of what wedding planning is really like!

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Amanda and Ryan’s Castle Hill Inn Wedding

On May 12, 2018, college sweethearts Amanda and Ryan said “I Do” surrounded by family and friends at Castle Hill Inn. As soon as they got engaged, the couple started venue shopping and it wasn’t long before they knew they wanted to get married in the city that is near to their heart, Newport, Rhode Island. When narrowing down their choices to sea-side venues, their choice became clear!  Continue reading

The Newport Bride’s 2018 Rhode Island Gift Guide

Welcome to the Christmas season – we’re starting a day early! We are passionate about small businesses and wanted to share just a handful of our favorite products, experiences, or services with you for our 2018 Holiday Gift Guide. Whether you are looking for a teacher gift or something for a special someone, scroll down and you might just find what you’ve been looking for! Continue reading