Meet the lovely Leila. The second she saw this soft pink gown, she started squealing. The layers of pink tulle make the ballgown look soft and light as air. The train feels grand but still playful. We played up the innocent feel with a ballerina bun and some sparkling bling. As you can see in these pictures, the gown was not only beautiful to look at, but fun to wear! The whole time, the crew was just giggling. Such fun! Is this ballerina bride style your favorite look so far? If you love this dress, comment below. We know where you can get one!
Meet the lovely Joanna. She is rocking this sexy boho lace gown. For this look we wanted something easy, slightly casual but still totally sexy. I think we nailed it. This dress works perfectly with the cathedral veil, the birdcage veil, and even the headdress. It’s magical! Everything works, everything looks good. Would you rock this lace curve hugger? Why or why not?
It’s only Tuesday and we’re in need of some serious coffee. As avid coffee lovers, the idea of a coffee themed wedding seems perfect. It smells good and the rich warm colors seem comfortable and cozy. Fill a center piece with coffee beans and guests get a treat for the senses. With some custom printed mini bags, guests get a wedding favor they actually want! The escort card set up below, that’s pure genius.
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Meet one of the most gorgeous low-backed gowns I’ve ever seen. This dress is to die for. The illusion neckline, the sweet lace, the sexy back, the strands of pearls that hang from the shoulders, the hollywood worthy train, I just can’t get over this wedding dress. It’s simply stunning on. Sarah, our beautiful model said she felt like a movie star. Can you blame her?!
Check back later this week for the second look from our styled shoot!
Mini food is kid-proof and grown up approved. Plus, it’s just more fun. Now, take your favorite comfort foods and make them mini… mind blown! Weddings are all about fun and having all your favorite people in one place. What if you had your favorite people and your favorite foods? It can seem unweddingish to have a cheese burger. But what about a mini cheese burger as a passed o-dourves? Suddenly it’s glamorous and fun! Don’t be afraid to serve your favorite comforts foods. Try serving them in an unconventional way or making them o’dourve sized.
Mini Chicken Pot Pies from Food Gawker
Mashed Potato Martinis from Wedding Window
Mini Cheeseburgers and Beer Steins from The Berry
Mini Mac and Cheese Cups by The Curvy Carrot
Mini Deep-Dish Pizza Cupcakes by Plan Chicken
Shrimp and Cheese Grits by Pizzazzerie
Grilled Cheese and Tomato Soup Shots found on United With Love
Meatloaf on a Stick found on BuzzFeed
Bacon and Egg Cupcakes from Eat Good 4 Life
Mini Hot Dogs found on Jo and Sue
Tiny Chicken and Waffles found on Delish
Petite Baked Potato by The Comfort of Cooking
Lasagna Cupcakes byThe Girl Who Ate Everything
Tiny Tacos found on Brides
Spaghetti and Meatball Bites found on Delish
Mini Pancake Stacks from Offbeat Bride
Butternut Squash Soup Shot from Martha Stewart
Mini Cinnamon Rolls image found on BuzzFeed
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Fall is for pumpkin pie and apple cider. Cocktail hour is no different. These festively themed drinks are all about the fall flavors. A drink with spiced cider you say? Consider it served.
Honey Bourbon Apple Cider by Hello Natural
Hot Buttered Rum by Epicurious
Cranberry Cinnamon Cocktail Rum by Horrible Housewife
Pumpkin Pie in a Glass by Kitchen Meets Girl
Bourbon Maple Apple Cider by Freutcake
Holiday Mule by Home Sweet Jones
Apple Cider Mimosa by The Cookie Rookie
Cranberry Gimlet by Food Fanatic
Boozy Maple Orchard by The Fitchen
Spiced Pumpkin Eggnog by Produce on Parade
Bling isn’t every girls best friend, but for the bride who loves to sparkle, the options for bridal bling are limitless. These are just a few of the glittering options. Some bridal salons have a seamstress on staff who can custom make belts, hair pieces, necklaces, etc. There’s a shop right in downtown Newport that specializes in custom bridal pieces. Check out Andria Bird Bride to see the pieces inspired by her brides. The Julianna Necklace, she designed that one for me!
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Like something out of a modern fairytale, Glen Manor House is every princess’s dream come true. With it’s gilded age glamour inside and sweeping views of the ocean outside, wherever you are there’s a view that can’t be beat. Ceremonies can be held outside on the lawn overlooking the water, in the manicured garden on the side of the property, or inside in one of the beautiful rooms. It’s like something out of a fairy tale. A bit smaller and more intimate than the Newport mansions, and less known, Glen Manor is the perfect venue for a one-of-a-kind couple. Located on a good piece of land in Portsmouth just a few miles away from the hubbub of Newport, there’s no chance of foot traffic disrupting pictures of a ceremony.
In the early 1900s Glen Manor was built as a private home. in 1959 it was sold to the Sisters of the Sacred Heart and turned into a school for children. In the 1970s the property was sold to the city of Portsmouth and restored to its original glory. Today the property is used as an event space.
Whether you like it for the history, the architecture, or the location, you can’t go wrong with Glen Manor. Fit for royalty, the couple that get’s married here is sure to start their lives together on the right foot.
Every event needs good signage, a wedding is no different. Even it’s it’s just showing guests where to park and how to find the loo, it might as well be pretty to look at. These wedding signs are just too cute. All the gold and fancy chalk lettering, it’s enough to make any sign look fancy!
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Think of the Gatsby ultimate’s party. There’s sparking lights, beaded dresses and fancy suits, and lots and lots of champaign. Sounds like the perfect wedding, right?
Roaring 20s weddings are all the rage. It’s fun, it’s vintage, and it lets everyone feel like they’re playing dress up for a day. The original Great Gatsby movie (1974) was shot in part at Marble House and Rosecliff right here in Newport. These turn of the century “summer cottages” are glamorous and totally movie worthy. 115 years later, they’re definitely wedding worthy. A Gatsby themed wedding combines all the glamour and grace with a rocking party and great clothes. What more could a bride, or her guests, want!
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