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The quaint grounds of Mount Hope Farm evoke the atmosphere of the English countryside, which was ideal for this styled shoot awash with vibrant flora and fashion. “We wanted to showcase spring

flowers in soft, but colorful shades of the rainbow and to show brides that color doesn’t translate to ‘loud’ when styled well,” Yumiko Fletcher of Hana Floral Design described. Collaborating with Fletcher, Exquisite Events, framed the opening to the barn with chiffon draping tied aside to reveal a sparkling chandelier above a whitewashed farm table surrounded by caned-back chairs and a cozy linen loveseat. A pale blue runner lined the table for the vintage urns that were loosely filled with lush flowers in vivid coral, peach, and cerulean hues. Vintage china place settings and silver trays helped define the bucolic English look the team desired. Beth Chapman of Beth Chapman Styling dressed the bridesmaid in a rich, teal gown and the bride in a modern ball gown, which complemented the lush bouquet of peonies, ranunculi, orange fritillaria, and pale blue delphinium.

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Since childhood, Alexandra had an affinity for the color yellow. The cheerful color, a symbol of happiness and positive energy, was the perfect hue for Alexandra and Ryan’s wedding. The couple

chose Newport as the location for their wedding, since they loved spending time there together and because of the sunny seaside vibe inherent to the coastal town. Then, they sought out Em Devaud of Em Devaud Events to assist them with all the details leading up to their day. “Em is the BEST—super hardworking and helpful during every stage of the design and planning process,” Alex raved. Collaborating with the teams at Exquisite Events and Greenlion Design they transformed the tent into a jovial garden bursting with deep greens, golden yellow flora, and warm shimmering light. The boldest style statement came from the captivating bridesmaids’ gowns varying in intensity from pale lemon to vivid canary.

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With its gilded architecture and grand elegance, the Taj Boston offered the ideal backdrop for this masculine black-tie wedding.

With visions of a clean and simple design, Andrew and Brian enlisted the talents of floral designer Gregory Costa-Saint John of Flou(-e)r to make their dream wedding a reality. Gold trumpet vases filled with greens and pops of white blooms lined a Tuscan table and sat on a bed of leafy garland. Rich, gold damask linens and classic chiavari chairs elevated the overall look creating visual interest and enhancing the inherent beauty of the Taj Boston’s ballroom. Taper and pillar candles gave off a warm glow adding a dash of intimacy to this sophisticated black-tie affair. The night concluded with a delectable five-tier white textured cake topped with fresh greens crafted by the talented catering team at Taj Boston.

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fresh lavender mingled with lilac and eucalyptus filled the air magically at this wedding. Kim Lamothe of Greenlion Design intended for the space to resemble a beautiful spring garden and created bountiful arrangements that were both structured and organic to realize the vision. At the bottom of the grand staircase a lively arrangement of lavender, eucalyptus, and sweet peas wrapped around the banister naturally like it just bloomed there. The fireplace mantel featured a similar lush arrangement creating a breathtaking backdrop for the head table. Smaller arrangements mixed with taper candles lined the long tables, while each round table featured a floral sculpture perched upon a brushed nickel stand. “This wedding was full of life. Maybe it was the aromatherapy of all the flowers that kept us lively, but there were so many pretty things to photograph, we never got tired of snapping!” Mariah Ashley of Snap Weddings recalled.

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With a honeymoon planned in France, it was fitting that Janelle and Mike held their wedding in a mansion that was modeled after Versailles. Soft pink tones

mingled with fresh garden greens to channel the Parisian-garden vibe that Janelle envisioned. “I remember walking into Sayles Livingston’s studio, where she had coordinated with Stasia and Angela of Exquisite Events to put together a model tablescape based on my Parisian wedding dream—I was blown away with the result then and on the day of our wedding,” Janelle raved. Guests were guided through the weekend of festivities by a custom welcome map designed by Sharon Morgera. A spectacular floral display atop a sequined linen greeted guests in the foyer of the mansion as they found their table. The beautiful blush and cream floral runner that lined the head table provided a lush foundation for tall crystal and gold candelabras, creating a magical setting for a French inspired night of dinner and dancing.

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A summer color palette created a dreamy ambiance within the gilded ballroom at The Lenox Hotel. “Petal pink and gold are colors that to me, represent elegance, vintage glamour, and romance. I wanted my wedding to reflect those elements as much as possible,” Elizabeth explained. The ballroom, with its gold architectural details and vintageinspired hanging pendant lights, made The Lenox Hotel the perfect place to bring her dream wedding to life. The ceremony took place beneath the beautiful dome, accented with soft pink lighting. Behind the couple, a band of greenery with clusters of coral-hued amaryllis accented a wall of white chiffon draping, creating a blank canvas for peach and pink carnation buds that looked as though they were floating. After the ceremony this dreamy wall served as the backdrop for the sweetheart table. A harpist serenaded the newlyweds and the rest of the guests as they enjoyed a decadent meal crafted by the talented culinary team at The Lenox Hotel.

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Michelle and Jim gravitated to their favorite hues to develop a color scheme that was clean, fresh and timeless for their late summer wedding at The Pavilion at Pinehills Golf Club. “The exposed

beams, along with the entire wall of floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the golf course sold us at first glance,” Michelle recalled. Among the towering pine trees, a gazebo topped with a gar-land of greenery and pops of pink and coral flowers created an ethereal scene for the couple to be married. During the planning, Michelle developed a love for dahlias and wanted the bloom in coral and pink hues to be the standout flower. Dahlia-filled bouquets and arrangements were blended with blush roses and eucalyptus for dimension. Baby succulents were incorporated into the boutonnières and the cake paying homage to Jim’s favorite plant. At the end of the ceremony, a shower of confetti shot out of a cannon to kick off the party.

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A muted color palette enhanced the beachy laid-back vibe that Allison and Brendan aspired to create on their wedding day. Having always

loved Newport, it was truly a dream come true for the couple to be married there surrounded by breathtaking ocean views and their family and friends. Giti Gerami from Botanica Wedding Flowers, incorporated soft tones into all aspects of the floral design to play up the natural seaside views that surrounded them. Weathered fences draped with garlands of greenery anchored the ceremony site creating a doorway that looked out onto the ocean. Bountiful white blooms filled vintage cement urns softening the weathered look as the couple said “I do.” Dinner was served upon farm tables lined with greenery that wrapped around votive candles that varied in height. “I loved our f lowers from Botanica Wedding Flowers—especially the pops of green in the centerpieces!” Allison exclaimed. The memorable day concluded with sugary confections and endless dancing.

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Bright, warm autumn hues set the tone for Ale x and C or e y’s modern-meets-rustic wedding at a secluded farm in Maine. “Corey

and I wanted to bring a modern feel to the barn setting. It was fun finding each piece of the puzzle and seeing the theme develop as we moved through the design process with Jodi,” Alex reminisced. Event planner, Jodi Raphael, of Jodi Raphael Events, harnessed all the talent that made their dream wedding a reality. Intensely-colored floral arrangements and varied textures in the linens and place settings energized the reception space. Gray velvet upholstered chairs and a paisley-printed runner topped with buttery-yellow flora were juxtaposed with a whiskey-hued farm table where the wedding party sat. A serpentine table twisted through the round tables adding a playful feel to the tent. Vivid yellow and fiery orange autumn blooms were scattered about. “Jim Carr at Be Our Guest was a magician with the rentals—always coming up with exactly what we needed!” Alex exclaimed.

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The elegance of the Glen Manor House inspired a deep, glamorous color palette full of Gatsby Era allure. Talia’s heart was always set on a

dark, romantic wedding like that of a Gatsby party; filled with midnight blues and glittering gold accents. “My vendors did an amazing job keeping everything balanced,” Talia recalled. After meeting with floral designer Semia Dunne, of Flowers by Semia, her focus shifted to incorporate more neutral hues like deep, earthy greens and warm whites with just the right amount of glitz. Midnight navy linens and tall gilded vases filled with creamy blooms topped each round table. Under a canopy of twinkling lights, a long navy table lush with a garland of greens created a magical outdoor dining experience for the bridal party. The cake, created by Talia’s mother Maureen Girard of Something Different Cake Couture, was truly a work of edible art consisting of a different texture on each layer and adorned with sugar anemones and peonies.

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Flowers by Semia

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A breathtaking combination of pastel hues added enchantment to this stunning tented wedding.

Having been in the wedding industry for years, Kelly Fallon, of Ormonde Productions, had a specific vision of how she wanted her own wedding to be. A clear-top tent sat upon the tree-lined field of her parent’s property, setting the scene for the lovely outside soiree. Soft pastel pink and blue linens complemented the airy gray chiffon draping that was intertwined with sparkling chandeliers to create a whimsical vibe. Textural blooms in muted tones sat in high and low crystal vases, adding dimension and elegance to the overall décor. “The white dance floor and the lighting played a huge role in transitioning the tent from day to night. When the sun went down, the entire vibe went from airy and whimsical to bold and dramatic. It was magical,” Kelly reminisced.

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floral design

Stoneblossom

catering, desserts & cake

Russell Morin Catering & Events

event décor

Ormonde Productions Exquisite Events

rentals & linens

PEAK Event Services Ormonde Productions Exquisite Events

lighting

Ormonde Productions Additional Contributing Vendors

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Drawing inspiration from her fine arts background and love for old master floral paintings Madeline sought out the amazing talent of Allison Wildes Liset of Elegant Engagements to bring her visions to life. “Allison is incredible!

She guided us through every step with creativity and enthusiasm,” Madeline raved. Such creativity was evident in details throughout the event. Driftwood lanterns set the path for guests to enter the floral-filled tent. As a nod to the wedding’s Cape Cod location, Madeline chose soft blue and gold linens to subtly represent the landscape. Round tables featured tall crystal vases topped with greenery infused with pink blooms, while long farm tables were lined with abundant, floral arrangements in pink and magenta tones creating an organic, freshly-picked look. Sterling silver heirloom candelabras on the head table, and pillows and napkins embroidered with a custom-designed crest added a personal touch to the romantic garden-party ambiance. As day turned to night, Moravian stars from Ormonde Productions illuminated the tent with a warm glow to set the mood for dancing.

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lighting & draping

Ormonde Productions

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PEAK Event Services

calligraphy

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An unlikely color pairing created a bold palette that was as playful as it was imaginative, and proved to be absolutely perfect for this fantasy wedding styled photoshoot. The

Venetian Room at the Fairmont Copley Plaza was like an opulent playground for Jodi Raphael of Jodi Raphael Events, Gregory Costa-Saint John of Flou(-e)r, and Erica Jones of O Luxe Designs. Surrounded by gilded architecture and mirrored walls, these three designers with distinctly different aesthetics created a dream wedding styled photoshoot reminiscent of a secret garden. “It was all about the unique collaborations and the opportunity to work together to create a beautiful and memorable inspired event,” Jodi Raphael recalls. Lush greenery sprinkled with violet and fuchsia blooms looked as if they were growing out of tall crystal vases and golden candelabras. Damask linens in rich magenta and cerulean topped the head table while gold-wrapped table lids covered the guest tables completing this fanciful styled shoot full of inspiration.

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Soft pink peonies, hydrangeas, and bright green maidenhair ferns created an ethereal summer color palette at Willowbend Country Club.

From childhood, Noelle knew what she wanted her wedding day to be like; a whimsical fairytale filled with pastel pinks and bright greens. The vibrant summer palette was carried throughout every detail of the day–from the peony pink bridesmaid gowns to the mercury glass mint julep vases filled with pink hydrangeas. Each place setting featured a champagne linen napkin tied with a pink ribbon and finished with a fresh sprig of rosemary. The escort cards, custom-designed by the groom’s mother were all hand-embossed with a maidenhair fern adding a personal touch to each place setting. “The outdoor terrace made for the most magical and enchanting space. Working with the amazing team at Willowbend allowed me to have a wedding that surpassed my wildest dreams,” Noelle raved.

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Willowbend Country Club

wedding bands

Long’s Jewelers Additional Contributing Vendors

photographed by Randall Garnick

Terry Morris Salon in the Mills, Audrey Waterfield, Sperry Tents, The Marsels Cape Cod Trolley, Minted


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Kayla’s soft blush bridal gown inspired a muted palette of berry tones for the floral design and the bridal party’s attire for her metropolitan wedding held at The Exchange Conference Center in Boston’s historic Seaport District.

Complementing Kayla’s dress flawlessly, each bridesmaid wore a soft plum colored chiffon gown and carried a bouquet of lavender and cream blooms. A delicious dinner crafted by East Meets West was served at elegant round tables decorated with antique silver floral stands that held a textural blend of greenery and champagne and mauve flowers. “The entire staff at The Exchange Conference Center surpassed even our greatest dreams. I will never forget the feeling of awe when I finally saw everything put together so perfectly at our reception,” Kayla reminisced. The night concluded with a scrumptious buttercream cake topped with fresh plum-toned flowers crafted by Konditor Meister.

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East Meets West

cake

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PEAK Event Services

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Deep, saturated hues paired with bright whites created a romantic ambiance for nuptials overlooking Newport Harbor. Lexi envisioned her

wedding day would be filled with magic and elegance, an experience that her guests would remember for years to come. Event design extraordinaire, Edna Dratch-Parker, of EFD Creative along with Kasie Blanchette, brought Lexi’s visions to life handling every detail from the décor to the entertainment. The ceremony was held outside under a canopy of lush flora in deep mauve and creamy white hues intertwined with rich textured greens, giving the guests a hint of the beauty inside the ballroom. A white mantel surrounded by capiz shells and illuminated by candles floating in crystal vessels offered a romantic backdrop for the couple to share their first meal as husband and wife. Each guest table featured tall floral sculptures bursting with moody blooms, sprawling greens, and warm candlelight, setting the tone for the magical night ahead.

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The Wadsworth Mansion at Long Hill Estates, with its impeccably manicured grounds and stately architecture provided the foundation for a mellow color palette that

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vintage feel, so at once we chose to keep everything else as timeless and neutral as possible,” Melanie described. Though the sun wasn’t shining, the bright clouds bounced light off the surrounding trees and lawn creating a vibrancy that provided the picture perfect backdrop for Melanie and Jordan’s wedding day. Leafy floral arrangements featured textural blooms in cream and blush hues placed in golden goblets on each table where cocktail hour was held. Dinner was served in the dining room with beautiful floor-to-ceiling windows that looked out onto the vast rolling hills lined with endless trees. The long table was sprinkled with leafy greens accented with white buds. Mercury glass vessels held twinkling candles creating a warm and inviting ambiance for dinner.

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A classic color palette embodied the nature surrounding the New England Aquarium and was perfect for this summer soiree. From the time

of their engagement, the couple knew they wanted a unique venue in the heart of Boston that could accommodate an outdoor ceremony. The New England Aquarium was ideal, and its sweeping water views inspired the color palette as well as the rest of the event design. The ceremony, overlooking Boston Harbor, was held under an elegant birch arbor draped with linen and adorned with summer blooms. Dinner was served in a beautiful white tent that was softened by twinkling lights and terrariums in fish bowls adding a whimsical touch. “Whim Event’s offering included a trip to the flower market – my mom and I toured with Moira to choose the flowers and six weeks later we were able to see those same flowers in the bouquets! It made the wedding that much more memorable,” the bride reminisced.

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purple and sophisticated décor, Samantha communicated her vision for the day to Nicole Simeral of Nicole Simeral & Company called on the floral design talents of Marc Hall of Marc Hall Design to bring this vision to life through vibrant flora. The ceremony was held under a Chuppah of creamy white and soft purple blossoms setting the tone for the reception that followed. A floral runner of vivid violet orchids and dusty pink roses popped against the shimmering sterling linen covering the head table. Each guest table was adorned with tall crystal vases that were so clear it gave the illusion that each floral sphere was floating above the table. Translucent chairs trimmed in white completed the modern look of this ultra-violet wedding.

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A palette of quintessential New England hues enhanced the ocean views of the Saybrook Point Inn & Spa. Meeting each other at Connecticut

College, Kate and Colin had their hearts set on being married along the Connecticut shoreline. “As soon as we pulled up to Saybrook Point Inn we knew it was perfect. From the sweeping views to the welcoming staff, we felt at home,” Kate reminisced. Captivated by the charm the inn offered, Kate chose a summery color palette that played off of the coastal vibe. Periwinkle and cream hydrangeas lined the arch overlooking Long Island Sound where the ceremony took place. A wall of floor-to-ceiling windows in the ballroom offered unparalleled views that were complemented by coastal inspired arrangements of powdery-blue hydrangeas, pink roses, ranunculi, and peonies–helping to bring Kate and Colin’s dream wedding to life. f e atUr e d

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PEAK Event Services

photography

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MBD Beauty, Hana Floral Design, Heartbeat Dance Band, Creative Cakes by Donna, Kim’s Cottage Confections, Cordially Yours, Inviting Company, Lucent Wedding Films, Romona Keveza, Amsale


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Striving for a feeling of warmth that emulated the almost autumn date of their nuptials, Teresa and Kevin chose a soft, neutral palette that would contrast with the rustic terrain of Newport Vineyards. A

sea of pink floral chiffon and a ravishing bride accented the vineyard with pastel perfection. Vintage wine barrels topped with an abundance of greenery peppered with creamy-white and rosy-pink buds were scattered throughout the vineyard, setting the tone for the ceremony and cocktail hour that followed. Inside the newly-renovated event space at Newport Vineyards, exposed beams, shiplap walls, and vast windows offered unobstructed vineyard views creating an authentic and inviting ambiance for dinner. One of Teresa’s favorite details, second to her bouquet that was bursting with late summer blooms, was the simply elegant garland of greens that adorned the sweetheart table where she and Kevin had their first meal as a married couple.

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is sure to turn heads. Available at A Little Something White Bridal Couture. 2 Fresh

tuna bites reimagined by Capers Catering make the perfect passed hors

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billowing sleeves and flowing train is perfect for a wedding on the beach. Designed

by Made With Love. Available at The White Dress by the Shore. 10 A fresh bouquet

d’oeuvres for your coastal affair. Photographed by Sarah Bastille. 3 Set the tone

of lush blossoms emulates the colors of the sea. Designed by Farrissey Floral

classic and creamy New England clam chowder prepared by Russell Morin Catering

gown and her sister in a Jenny Yoo dress embody seaside sophistication. From The

of your shoreline event with this whimsical invitation suite from Papers. 4 A & Events is served with fresh clams and crispy crostini. Photographed by Erin

Design. Photographed by Plugovoy Photography. 11 The bride in an airy Kate McDonald

White Dress by the Shore. Photographed by Studio Ten9Ten. 12 This stormy blue-

McGinn. 5 Like ripples in the ocean, this beautiful ruffle chiffon wedding dress

gray tulle bridesmaid gown by Jenny Yoo is an enchanting neutral tone for your

crashing waves on this envelope liner designed by Coral Pheasant reveals a

dinner with a view at this breathtakingly beautiful table. Floral design: Jayson Munn

by Modern Trousseau is perfect for a seaside soiree. 6 A striking image of

simply chic invitation. 7 This pair of elegant stud earrings from Modern Trousseau

glitters like the sun’s reflection on the ocean. 8 A first look leads to a first dance

coastal wedding. Available at The White Dress by the Shore. opposite: Enjoy Design. Photographed by Gabe Aceves. Additional contributing vendors: photo shoot design: Farmhouse Group Events, rentals: Vermont Tent, linens: Silk and Willow.

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thyme and ginger infused amber honey. Photographed by Manny Vargas. 7 & 8 This

by J. Harper 2 Modern type gives this invitation suite artistic flair. Designed by

floral print gown for a fashion-forward look. Both available at The White Dress

from Be Our Guest, Jaclyn Watson Events and Apotheca Flowers. Photographed Coral Pheasant. Photographed by Jordan Weiland. 3 The setting at Mount Hope

dusty peach bridesmaid gown by Jenny Yoo pairs beautifully with an airy, ethereal

by the Shore. 9 Vintage fl oral-patterned china in muted spring hues pop when

Farm is the definition of modern farm-house with its whitewashed barns.

paired with a farm table. From Party Rental LTD. 10 Simplicity is key for a cleanly

bursting with bright, textural blooms designed by Sayles Livingston Design rivals

graphed by Mark Spooner. 11 A sweet and savory cheese board created by East

your look with the Isabella chandelier earrings by Modern Trousseau. 6 A winter

makes a statement in her stunning embellished back gown from The White Dress

Photographed by Erin McGinn. Bouquet by Stoneblossom. 4 This brilliant bouquet

a summer sunset. Photographed by She of the Woods. 5 Add a dash of glitz to

warmer cocktail crafted by Forks & Fingers features cara cara orange, vodka,

styled farm table place setting. Designed by Peppers Artful Events. Photo-

Meets West Catering whets the appetite for the next course. opposite: This bride by the Shore. Beauty by Allure Traveling Beauty. Photographed by Jessica Brigham.

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Hackney. 6 Dreamy solid and floral printed gowns by Jenny Yoo combined to

2 Fig and goat cheese tartlets drizzled with honey are a crispy little treat from

create a look that is purposefully effortless. Available at The White Dress by the

you love forever near your heart with this art-deco inspired locket from Long’s

taking arrangement that looks freshly foraged by Greenlion Design. Photographed

Russell Morin Catering & Events. Photographed by Angelina Rose. 3 Keep the one

Shore. 7 Lush blooms mingle with autumn foliage and greenery in this breath-

Jewelers. 4 A naked farm table is dressed with sprawling greens and amber foliage

at Linden Place by Studio 1208 Photography. 8 This cranberry bridesmaid gown

gold candelabras. Designed by Jayson Munn Design and Etcetera Events at

9 You are LOVED. Let everyone know with this whimsical wedding gown by

crown. Designed by Apotheca Flowers, this crown pairs flawlessly with a bouquet

a bountiful bouquet rich with color, texture, and intrigue. Photographed by

rich with textural greens and dusty hued blooms. Photographed by Lindsay

Allison Markova. Additional vendors: Maggie Agency, Free People, H&M, Tara Paux.

with pops of creamy white buds surrounded by ocean blue tapers in antique

Edison Hall. Photographed by Gabe Aceves. 5 A staple of boho style: the fl oral

by Amsale flows beautifully. Available at A Little Something White Bridal Couture.

Modern Trousseau. opposite: Like a siren of the sea, Flowers by Semia designed

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vintage-inspired Mac Zoe hairpiece and stunning Mira Zwillinger silk bridal gown featuring a floral drape cap sleeve. Both available at A Little Something White

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magnificent 7-tier cake crafted by Something Different Cake Couture is adorned

with layers of rhinestones and sugar flowers. Photographed by Jennifer Neves. 8 Spice up your table setting with gilded china available in many styles, from art-deco to traditional. From Party Rental LTD. 9 This regal invitation suite in shimmering gold

Bridal Couture. 4 Make a statement with round opalescent Modern Trousseau

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Natalie Shafie, Studio 9 Salon, Blueguava Designs, Suzanne B. Lowell Lighting Design, Night Rhythm, The Icing on the Cake, Bella Figura, Inviting Company, McElroy Weddings, Vera Wang

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The alluring grandeur of the ballroom at Boston Park Plaza was an ideal backdrop for this classic wedding. P H O T O G R A P H E D BY G R A Z I E R P H O T O G R A P H Y

Joanna envisioned a modern twist on the classic all-white wedding. Partnering with Nicole Simeral, of Nicole Simeral & Company, she was able to make this vision a reality. Joanna’s gown inspired nearly all of the design elements. The fitted bodice featured a traditional lace pattern that flowed into a modern organza skirt embroidered with a floral motif. That floral motif was carried throughout the wedding design—from the paper goods to the lighting. The pattern was projected onto the white dance floor while guests dined and as soon as it was time to dance, the pattern scaled the walls and ceiling, enchanting every guest in the ballroom. Immense silver urns filled with an abundance of fresh white flowers and deep greenery added a glamorous touch, completing the overall look. “The gray and metallic color scheme of the newly renovated ballroom was an incredible match with my style!” Joanna raved. 106

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event planning & design

Nicole Simeral & Company

rentals

PEAK Event Services Additional Contributing Vendors

Cyclorama, Marc Hall Design, ALPS Lighting, Catering by Andrew, Beauty PaRLR, Jennifer Opeka, Kahootz, Swoonbooth, Local Motion of Boston, StopGoLove

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An urban space is transformed into an industrial garden under the talented direction of Nicole Simeral & Company. P H O T O G R A P H E D BY G L E N N L I V E R M O R E

Rebecca and Roman looked up at the stunning ceiling, with an iron grid suspended below a center skylight, as they walked along the exposed brick floors—this was the raw, urban space they had searched for. With a guest list of over 300 people they needed a vast space and stellar team of visionaries to transform it; Nicole Simeral was the only choice for Rebecca and Roman. “Nicole curated a team of professionals with matching energies, each with individual creative genius, all eager to create something unique,” Rebecca raved. Custom-designed chandeliers of greenery and crystal orbs hung from the iron grid creating a dramatic garden-like vibe that drew focus to the dance floor. A mix of mirrored and custom-made graffiti tables topped with vintage candelabras seamlessly fused urban-industrial style with sophisticated elegance; a true balance in the art of juxtaposition that resulted in the creation of an enchanting space for their wedding. 108

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Rhodes on The Pawtuxet

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Russell Morin Catering & Events

draping & lighting

Drape Art Designs Additional Contributing Vendors

Salon KG, Michelle Botelho, ATR Treehouse, Sweet Indulgence, PVDonuts, Atlantic Charter, Wedding Paper Divas, The Bridal Garden, B Sharp Entertainment, Union Station Brewery, The Radisson

VINTAGE GLAMOUR1 Old world architecture combined with twinkling lights set the tone for a magical night of romance. P H O T O G R A P H E D BY B . M E D E I R O S

Rhodes on the Pawtuxet embodies vintage glamour like no other venue. Its rich history combined with the culinary expertise of exclusive caterer, Russell Morin Catering & Events, made Rhodes the ideal place for Sarah and Russell to tie the knot. “The way the ceiling lights reflected off the beautiful hardwood floors was ethereal – we knew Rhodes on the Pawtuxet had the perfect wow factor for our day,” Sarah said. Drawn to the deep, saturated colors inherent to the autumn season, Sarah chose a color palette of lush scarlet and garnet red hues with pops of fiery orange. The warm colors, which harmonized with the building’s architecture, were used in the textured floral arrangements that adorned each table, the bouquets carried by the bridal party, and the napkins at each place setting. Personal touches like a memorial table of photographs of loved ones they wished were there and a harpist that played the couple’s favorite songs completed the wonderful night. 110

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ENCHANTED FOREST2 Surrounded by majestic views of the Adirondack Mountains, Mary and Justi became husband and wife. P H O T O G R A P H E D BY C H R I S T O P H E R D U G G A N

Tucked away between the massive peaks of the Adirondack Mountains stands a private residence that’s very special to Mary and Justi. When it came time to plan their wedding they decided to invite only their closest friends and family to share this magical place, making it an intimate gathering and a celebration of love. Dan Mathieu of MAX Ultimate Food not only crafted a stellar menu of mouthwatering dishes, but he also assisted the couple with the planning and design of the day. With so much earthy splendor surrounding them, Mary and Justi allowed the décor to enhance Mother Nature’s beauty. Tall trees created an idyllic walkway into a clear tent where dinner was served. The tables were set with fresh flowers, ferns, and other greens that were gathered from the property. For a truly special focal point, a suspended wooden canoe filled with fresh ferns stretched the length of a farm table creating a unique twist on the traditional chandelier. 112

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Sweeping Narragansett Bay views from the ballroom at Quidnessett Country Club set the tone for an evening of romance. P H O T O G R A P H E D BY S A M A N T H A R O B S H AW

Haley had envisioned what her wedding day would be like since childhood; classy, elegant, and filled with romance. With its golden grasses and sparkling water, Quidnessett Country Club provided an idyllic backdrop. Haley drew inspiration for the day from the intricate details on her bridal gown–from the shimmering beadwork to the breathtaking illusion back lined with tiny white buttons. Her bridesmaids donned sequin gowns in a champagne hue that complemented Haley’s gown flawlessly and added a little extra sparkle. Pure white roses with blush centers were bundled into tight, symmetrical bouquets and arrangements creating a modern and refined look. Like the scrolling beadwork on her gown, the wedding cake featured piped buttercream scrolls that glistened when they caught the light. The magical night ended with a candy bar where guests could customize their own bag of goodies to take home with them. 114

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MIT Samberg Conference Center, Kerri Herlihy, Kacie Corbelle, Hanaya Floral Design, Restaurant Associates, ALPS, The Hudson Project, The Inviting Company, McElroy Weddings, Sareh Nouri

MAGIC OF IKEBANA1 The Japanese art of flower arrangement known as Ikebana was the inspiration for this modern wedding. P H O T O G R A P H E D BY H E N RY + M AC

Nicole was inspired by clean lines and geometric shapes for their sophisticated aesthetic and wanted her floral arrangements to embody that look. The architectural nature of Ikebana spoke to her, and with the help of her planner, Alexis Eliopoulos O’Mara of Unique Weddings by Alexis, she found the florist to bring her vision to life. The couple was married under a Chuppah in front of oversized windows overlooking the Boston skyline. Warm candlelight illuminated mini arrangements of tropical flora and cut monstera leaves at each table on the balcony during cocktail hour, setting the tone of the night. Inside, mirrored tables paired with ghost chairs from PEAK Event Services - RESERVE featured tropical leaves that were wrapped and molded into shapes like miniature art installations, and stretched the length of the table. Guests feasted on a delicious meal before hitting the dance floor to waltz the night away. 116

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MODERN ROMANCE1 The refined beauty of the Atrium Room at the Crowne Plaza Warwick set the tone for a magical night. P H O T O G R A P H E D BY M A S S A R T P H O T O G R A P H Y

The moonlit sky shone through the glass ceiling of the Atrium Room at the Crowne Plaza Warwick, shining down on Samantha and David as they shared their first dance as husband and wife. Starburst chandeliers scattered throughout the room cast a magical glow on the rich wooden floors, adding to the allure of the space. With a love for deep reds, Samantha wanted crimson to be the focus of the décor, with pops of silver to add dimension and glamour. White linen tables surrounded by silver chiavari chairs were topped with crystal vessels overflowing with rich crimson orchids. Samantha’s bouquet, comprised solely of scarlet calla lilies, created a rich contrast against her lacey white wedding dress. The bridesmaids donned merlot gowns in varying necklines which complemented Samantha’s bouquet. Each shade of deep red combined to create a cohesive palette like a blended fine red wine. 120

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New Bedford Whaling Museum

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MARITIME MATRIMONY1 Modern décor and vast harbor views made the New Bedford Whaling Museum the perfect venue for Liza and Matthew’s wedding. P H O T O G R A P H E D BY L I S A G I L B E R T

It was a beautiful spring day right on the cusp of summer and the weather was perfect for an outdoor ceremony near the water. Nestled among historic buildings along cobblestone streets with unparalleled harbor views, Liza and Matthew were married in front of the brick façade of the New Bedford Whaling Museum. “The New Bedford Whaling Museum provided the modern yet sophisticated atmosphere we were looking for. It was a familiar place for our local guests, but a different, interesting wedding venue for family and friends from out of town,” Liza recalled. The sun was shining bright flooding the newly renovated event space where the reception took place with natural light. Dramatic floorto-ceiling windows opened to the terrace overlooking the harbor where guests enjoyed summer cocktails and savory bites served by Russell Morin Catering and Events before heading inside for dinner and a night of dancing. 122

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The Waterman Grille was the perfect blend of cozy and elegant for this urban autumn wedding. P H O T O G R A P H E D BY M O L LY LO

Two walls of floor-to-ceiling windows look out onto the Seekonk River and parts of the city skyline, creating the ideal urban-meets-intimate vibe Grace and Joshua were looking to achieve on their special day. “We love Providence and wanted to make sure it was a big part of our day; from the location to the elegant yet relaxed feel, Waterman Grille was perfect,” Grace reminisced. Guests enjoyed cocktails at Waterman Grille’s terrace on the water, then moved into the intimate dining room for a savory meal. Grace drew inspiration from a bouquet she fell in love with that was filled with rich, warm autumn hues. Deep greens mixed with lush cranberryred flora filled the event space as well as Grace’s bouquet. Hollowed out sugar pumpkins filled with tiny, delicate blooms adorned every table to celebrate the season. The finishing touch that was deeply personal to Grace; a beautiful wedding cake artfully designed and baked by her sister. 124

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Capers Catering Additional Contributing Vendors

Eliza Cowan, Pink Soda, KDJ Botanica, Greenwich Tent Company, 747 Orchestra, Aux Delices, Lindebroeke Press

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A minimalist approach to color met a maximalist approach to texture in an awe-inspiring way for this verdant wedding. P H O T O G R A P H E D BY S A R A H B A S T I L L E

The lush lawn, old stone walls, and majestic trees of Jane’s family’s private residence offered a picturesque backdrop that inspired her to blend the décor organically as if it were all part of the natural landscape. Leafy green branches anchored to the wooden supports of the tent created the illusion of flourishing trees. Loosely arranged greens with white blooms in vintage vessels were sprinkled across the vast tables below. Long banquet tables and family-style platters of food added a cozy element to the mix. “We wanted the food to reflect late August in New England and the team at Capers Catering presented colorful, in-season dishes, from cocktail hour to heaping passed platters at the dinner table. They were able to source special foods that we had requested, including legs of Jamon Iberico, oysters from Duxbury, MA, and ice cream from a New Hampshire dairy farm,” Jane recalled. 126

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Kirkbrae Country Club

invitations & party goods

The Paper Perfectionist

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Bianca Nastari Hair & Makeup Designs, Cherry Hill Flowers, Felicia’s Perfect Setting, Victor Events, Amy’s Apples

BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY‘S1 With her love for diamonds and anything that sparkles it was Tiffany’s dream to have a Tiffany & Co. themed bridal shower. P H O T O G R A P H E D BY S A R A Z A R R E L L A

The ballroom at Kirkbrae Country Club was transformed into a sparkling New York style display for Tiffany’s bridal shower. A mix of tall crystal stands and short mirrored vases filled with white roses and hydrangeas topped each table, complementing the white and silver sequin embroidered floral linen flawlessly. The iconic Tiffany & Co. blue hue was represented in every detail. Blue napkins at each place setting were finished with a diamond ring napkin holder. A fourteen foot dessert table was filled with sweet treats for guests to snack on throughout the day. The cake, shaped like a Tiffany & Co. box, took center stage on the table and was surrounded by cookies, cake pops, apples, pretzels, and strawberries–all decorated in the iconic blue. Each guest went home with a costume diamond keychain that was packaged in a tiny blue box wrapped perfectly with a ribbon bow. 128

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Rockstar Limo Additional Contributing Vendors

Amalfi Salon, Designs by Lorraine, Richard Berberian and Band, DJ Raffi Kebabjian

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Located along the Charles River, The Charles Hotel offered the perfect backdrop for this beautiful fall wedding. P H O T O G R A P H E D BY A L I R O S A

Because Ani had grown up in Boston, it was important to her to be married in her hometown. With many guests traveling from all over the world, she searched for the perfect venue where she could hold an entire weekend of activities while providing accommodations for her guests. The Charles Hotel had everything Ani was looking for and more. “The Charles Hotel was beautifully understated and provided a great backdrop for a fun weekend of celebrations. Jennifer Halpin, the Senior Event Coordinator, and her event team were phenomenal� Ani raved. Collectively the couple loved royal blue so choosing their color palette was also a simple decision for them. The bridesmaids wore rich, saturated blue taffeta gowns with varying necklines while the adorable flower girls were dressed in white tulle with royal blue bows. As a nod to their love for football the bridal party arrived in the iconic Gronk Bus from Rockstar Limo. 130

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served as a place card holder as well. 3 The dashing duo shared the first slice of cake. 4 A little flower fairy covered the aisle with petals. 5 The luxe lounge offered a place to relax between dances. 6 A blend of roses, snapdragons, snowberries, and peonies in pedestal bowls lined the tables. 7 Standing beneath a canopy of snowberry, roses, and hanging strands of dendrobian orchids the couple said, ”I do.” 8 Katherine’s bouquet, along with the entire floral design by Sayles Livingston Design, featured soft, romantic blooms.

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and looked like it had been growing there for years, creating an ethereal vibe. 4 Hundreds of white paper lanterns from Ryan Designs lined the ceiling of the tent like tiny clouds drifting in the sky. 5 The bridal party channeled the fanciful garden vibe in their floral gowns in varying hues.

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1 A bountiful floral arrangement greeted guests at the escort card table. 2 The couple enjoyed their first sunset as a married couple. 3 A canopy of twinkling lights cast a warm glow over the in front of the stately mansion was captured beautifully. 5 An oval bouquet of white blossoms and lush greens was a unique twist on the norm. 6 Loose greens, blooms, and gold-rimmed place settings added a garden flair to the table.

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vision for her wedding was a fresh boho look with pops of color and lots of fresh flowers and greenery. After discovering the ideal place to bring this vision to life, her event planner hired Griffin & Griffin, event lighting gurus to give the industrial space an ethereal glow that radiated warmth and softened the exposed brick and beams. 1 Courtney donned a whimsical fl ower crown, the epitome of boho chic. 2 The four-tier

confection featured different layers of texture complemented by fresh flowers in mauve and peach hues. 3 Muted copper vases abundant with greenery and white, pink, and peach blooms adorned each round table. 4 The newlyweds shared a seat on a cozy settee where string lights and iron grid orb chandeliers draped with fresh greens hovered above. 5 Glowing with love and affection, the couple made their way into the reception. 6 Sheer drapery combined with an aisle lined with greenery, added romance to the industrial space for the ultimate bohemian feel.

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to create a joyful event filled with vibrant colors that fit seamlessly into the natural beauty of the early autumn setting. Jaclyn Watson Events put heart into every detail and executed it expertly,” Katherine raved. 1 The bride and groom pose for a quick

snapshot before greeting their guests. 2 Katherine’s bouquet along with the rest of the floral design were inspired by the rich, colors of a classic 19th century floral still life painting. 3 Glittering disco balls added a touch of whimsical glamour to the barn setting foreshadowing the disco dancing that came later. 4 Inky black bridesmaids’ gowns made the lush bouquets pop in every photo. 5 Mini skewers were served for snacking while dancing! 6 Sugary-sweet simplicity gets dolled up with petals and blooms. 7 An autumn rainbow of roses infused a splash of color into the neutral place settings. 8 Modern draping and twinkling lights strung by Drape Art Designs juxtaposed the wrought iron chandeliers and exposed wooden beams to create the perfect balance in contrast.

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THE TIDES OF LOVE Endless coastal views combined with the sophisticated, relaxing feel of Newport set the tone for this summer wedding. photographed by

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1 A simply elegant three-tier confection with sugar flowers sweetened the night. 2 The light summery bouquet featured crisp white and soft blush blooms. 3 A rainbow of blue chiffon bridesmaid’s gowns were a nod to the ocean surrounding them. 4 Gold chiavari chairs and blush linens were a base for the brilliant floral sphere made to look like it was hovering above the table. 5 From Miss to Mrs. – the newlyweds sat upon garland wrapped chairs to share their first meal as husband and wife.

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A stately manor surrounded by olive groves, wildf lowers, and vineyards overlooking Mount Monadnock was the setting for an intimate wedding. PHO TOGR A PH E D B Y BRU M L E Y & W E L L S


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and white blooms, Caroline and Russell tied the knot. 4 Olive branches and fresh eucalyptus lined wooden farm tables to offer unobstructed views of the other guests at the table to encourage conversation. 5 The couple enjoyed a walk through the venue's bucolic surroundings. 6 Ivory and blush roses softened the look of the wooden farm tables inside the tent.

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with pink script and a peek of peonies set the vibe for the night. 3 A bouquet of ombré soft pink flora, designed by Flowers by Semia, complemented the elegant details of the bride’s gown. 4 The couple cherished a stolen moment alone in front of their favorite spot in the city. 5 Guests were sent off with a hug & a kiss…in the form of XO donuts! 6 After a magical evening,the bride and groom shared a sweet embrace. opposite: From the darkest reds to the palest pinks, the floral décor in the ballroom radiated passion and romance.

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create the easy elegance Caryn dreamed of. 6 A dear family friend custom designed all the paper, including the menu cards, adding a personal touch to the day.

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An intimate

SEASIDE WEDDING WAS FILLED WITH PERSONAL TOUCHES THAT CELEBR ATED ELYSE AND JACOB AS A COUPLE.


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clean white table settings. 2 Under a beautiful arch of greenery the couple said “I do.” 3 Vintage fi sh decoys served as escort cards and favors. 4 A striking bouquet of all-white blossoms was the epitome of clean elegance. 5 September Promise, a soy candle from the bride’s new candle line with a label custom-designed by the groom, was given to each guest as a favor. 6 The bride and groom shared a kiss overlooking the ocean after their first look.

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of white blossoms held elegant chiffon drapery in place. Designed by Exquisite Events and Flowers by Semia. 2 Sprawling greens and mercury glass vases adorned the mantle creating a cozy backdrop for the head table. 3 Grits & Gratitude filled custom muslin satchets for each guest. 4 Chiffon draping hung from a willowy tree like Spanish moss does in the south, setting the scene for their first kiss as husband and wife. 5 A garland of greens and flora mingled with glowing candles in vintage-inspired glass vessels. 6 Flowers by Semia captured the look of the south in a creamy white bouquet rich with texture. 7 Mini floral arrangements with a dash of moody hues at each table embodied the romance felt in the room. 8 Burger bites crafted by Blackstone Caterers added a delicious touch of whimsy to the menu.

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looking for in a venue; impeccable grounds with unmatched coastal views, accommodations, and the ability to have all their events in one spot. “It was elegant, yet casual. Tim and I wanted a weekend away and a wedding venue where our friends and family could arrive and just drop their keys, relax, and have fun,” Jessie reminisced. 1 An intimate first look before walking down the aisle provided the couple with a moment of reflection. 2 The dapper groomsmen arrived on a luxurious sailboat complete with crimson sails. 3 Memorializing her late father, the ribbon of Jessie’s beautiful bouquet was tied with his wedding band. 4 A candid moment captured in black and white created an artistic print the couple will cherish forever. 5 Early summer blooms in ombré pink adorned every table. 6 Jessie and Tim vowed to love each other for eternity in the

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just enough to create the cozy ambiance Julia had envisioned for her December wedding. “We were just blown away by the inherent beauty of The Barns and the Connecticut Wedding Group. With their expertise in the wedding industry, it was the fi rst venue we toured and we knew we didn’t need to look any further,” Julia raved. 1 The air was cool, but the couple's love for each other warmed them inside and out for this photo op. 2 The ceremony took place under a Chuppah of winter flora in crisp whites and dusty greens. 3 Poppies with inky middles added depth and intrigue to the bouquet's soft palette. 4 Twinkling lights were suspended above, like fireflies in the night, casting a warm glow on the ceremony below. 5 Ombré gray bridesmaid dresses accessorized with cozy wraps complemented the winter season perfectly.

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Sunset hues and ocean views defi ned this intimate wedding at The Wauwinet on the island of Nantucket.


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THE PREMIER WEDDING HELD AT THE JFK PRESIDENTIAL LIBR ARY WA S H I S T O R Y I N T H E M A K I N G .

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JFK Presidential Library and Museum’s views of Boston’s skyline and the water are truly extraordinary, and Maggie and Matt recognized what a special location it was. So when the venue opened to host weddings, the couple seized the opportunity to have their wedding be the first ever to be held at this breathtaking space. 1 Maggie and Matt shared an embrace overlooking the Boston Harbor Islands before returning to their guests. 2 The venue’s nine-story glass

atrium provided expansive views of the Boston skyline and the sparkling sea as guests mingled and sipped cocktails. 3 An elegant menu card revealed the feast about to be served. 4 The newlyweds strolled through the park in a light autumn shower. 5 Bountiful white flora greeted guests as they found their place cards. 6 The team at DesignLight transformed Smith Hall into a magical illuminated garden complete with leafy orbs dancing along the walls. 7 Classic styling met modern beauty in the grand hall filled with all white décor and floral arrangements.

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The colors of Tuscany and the brides love for art provided a foundation for this intimate wedding at the museum.



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Hannah to share this passion with Theo on their wedding day. The color palette was inspired by the beautiful Tuscan landscape that Theo and Hannah fell in love with on a recent trip. With these ideas, they called on the talents of Mindy Home of AE Events to blend their visions for an intimate soiree. 1 A blend of floral arrangements

and freshly potted herbs dotted the farm table for Tuscan flair. 2 Famous works of art created the perfect backdrop for one of their first photos as husband and wife. 3 Crimson-toned walls lined with brilliant artwork, marble accents, and an old-world chandelier transported guests back in time for the ceremony. 4 Rows of twinkling lights hovered above long farm tables in the glass-enclosed courtyard, giving guests the illusion of dining outside under the stars. 5 OmbrĂŠ bridesmaid gowns varying in texture added a modern touch to the look.

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sophisticated mix of muted autumn hues. 2 Dinner was served in the gilded Ship Room surrounded by beautifully bound books. 3 Kait and Brendan walked down the aisle–officially husband and wife! 4 A three-tier multi-textured cake topped with fresh figs and grapes was edible art. 5 Literary favorites were topped with mercury glass vessels bursting with lush blooms. Opposite: Tucked away behind hundreds of other classic love stories, Kait and Brendan shared a kiss.

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dance kicked off the festivities. 4 Each guest table featured a floral pillar surrounded by warm candlelight. 5 An incredible all-white, multi-tiered wedding cake, artfully crafted by Konditor Meister, was piled high with delicate sugar fl owers. 6 Gold-edge chargers atop a mirrored table from Be Our Guest made the couple feel like royalty as they enjoyed

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1 The table made guests feel as though they were dining in a magical garden. 2 A sea of crisp white bouquets against blue-gray gowns showcased the beauty of the neutral color palette. 3 Weathered shutters and a rustic flower box formed a cottage-like backdrop for the escort card table. 4 A textural bouquet of white blooms was enhanced by lush green amaranth. 5 Translucent place settings created the illusion of floating menu cards. 6 A tucked away sandy path offered the perfect spot to steal a smooch. 7 Dressed to impress, the couple’s furry friend was a favorite among guests. 8 Tall silver vases juxtaposed with vintage wooden boxes held each floral arrangement, blurring the lines between rustic and modern style.

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colored bouquets made a statement against a creamy white backdrop. 2 Golden yellow blooms added an unexpected splash of bright color to the mauve-filled floral arrangement. 3 Crystal chandeliers provide a romantic ambiance for the first dance. 4 Lush, crimson blossoms paired with greens and hints of fuchsia created a mystical bouquet. 5 The views from the rooftop at Providence G offered an iconic backdrop to capture the look of true love. 6 The pairing of rich table linens, wooden chairs, and various jewel-toned flora achieved an eclectic look.

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dimension to the design. 4 A three-tier cake dazzled guests with a silver damask print and a sugar fl ower topper. 5 The newlyweds were whisked away to their honeymoon by Rockstar Limo.

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THE VISION

Rich with history, The Chanler at Cliffwalk embodies old world elegance with its opulent architecture and gilded dÊcor. The venue’s vast ocean views provide the perfect canvas for an elegant, garden-like display of floral extravagance. Forgoing the traditional rectangular trellis, Sayles Livingston and her team at Sayles Livingston Design covered a circular trellis in peonies, ranunculus, garden roses, sweet peas, hydrangea, lemon leaf, eucalyptus, and ferns creating a romantic setting for the ceremony site that overlooked the ocean. The soft, neutral palette allowed Beth Chapman of The White Dress by the Shore to style the bridal party in rich, jewel tones and sumptuous textures like fur. A gold embossed bridal gown was a nod to the autumn season. The entrance to the terrace was draped with stormy-gray fabric laced with greenery to create a secret garden-like atmosphere. Just beyond the entrance, looking out over the sea, crystal chandeliers floated above a traditional wooden table that was draped with a shadow gray velvet runner and topped with an array of candles and lush cascading flora that created a look of effortless luxury.

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beautifully by Justin & Mary Marantz, this image embodied the essence of the photoshoot. 3 | Taper candles and votives in mercury glass vessels warmed the outdoor setting. 4 | A soft bouquet of cream and blush blooms never goes out of style. 5 | Fresh, locally caught seafood was expertly prepared by the chefs at The Spiced Pear restaurant at The Chanler. 6 | A

picturesque backdrop can be found around every corner at The Chanler. opposite:7 | Crystal chandeliers from Exquisite Events added drama to the serene dinner setting. 8 | Something

Different Cake Couture crafted tiered cakes featuring elegant embossing on each layer. 9 | The bride’s veil trimmed in delicate Chantilly lace was a breathtaking finishing touch to her look.


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T HE V ISION When Beth Chapman of The White Dress by the Shore first set eyes on the gingham silk taffeta gown designed by Carolina Herrera as it graced the runway she couldn’t wait to create an entire wedding look centered on that one bold print. “When we began discussing the editorial shoot with Kristen Nash, at the Copper Beech Inn, the premise was personalization, and making your wedding your own—what better way to show this than with a bold black and white gown!” Chapman exclaimed. The classic checked print, which was also a prominent design element in the invitation suite and paper goods, was artfully paired with other geometric prints and bright f loral arrangements, infusing color into the black and white palette. The attire provided the perfect backdrop for the textural bouquets of deep pink, magenta, and marigold colored blooms. Each daringly bold design element, including three fluffy kittens, was pieced together f lawlessly to create a look that was sophisticated yet still embodied a touch of southern glamour.

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DESIGN DEFINED lip added a splash of

color to the bride’s black and white look. 2 | Coral Pheasant created a custom invitation suite featuring the signature print with a monogram of bride and groom’s initials. 3 | The cutest accessory of the

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of whimsy to the vintage shutter display where the escort cards were held. 3 | Anemones, phaleonopsis orchids, ranunculus, and cosmos formed a bright, fresh bouquet. 4 | Lavender

opposite: 7 | Just as fashion-forward as the first look, a white jumpsuit

lemonade lent some southern charm. 5 | An antique gold platter held the favors: chocolate bars that were custom-wrapped with the signature print. From Coral Pheasant. 6 | An outdoor picnic reimagined with elegant seating, a vintage chandelier from Ryan Designs, and elevated attire.

featuring a structural bow served as the bride’s reception look. 8 | Low lighting created a warm, romantic ambiance for dinner. 9 | Chartreuse linens set the tone for a modern place setting.


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Aldo’s House of Formals

ceremony arch lighting & vintage lounge Ryan Designs

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photography

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VISION Bright natural light flooded the preserved industrial framework of this former rubber manufacturing facility and bounced off the exposed steel beams and weathered bricks. The raw authenticity and muted colors of the space inspired Karen Taddei of Lilacs to choose her signature green and white floral palette with pops of burgundy and silver accents. “This was a natural palette not to compete with, but respect. The simplicity of the green pear branches turning burgundy with the season combined with the acid green viburnum and hanging amaranthus infused the industrial space with fresh beauty,” Taddei described. The Ryan Designs team created an airy canopy of chiffon draping and beaded chandeliers that floated above the zinc-top table softening the space with warmth and texture. Atop the table, soaring arrangements of earthy, autumn-kissed branches and hanging flora in silver fluted vases added a touch of drama while the clean lines of the transparent ghost chairs completed the modern silhouette. The bouquets and headpieces were designed with lush peonies, ranunculus, and sweet peas to complement the romantic look of the Midsummer’s Night inspired fashions from Modern Trousseau.

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PAGE: Autumn foliage mixed with vibrant green Queen Anne’s lace and viburnum crawled up the brick wall as if it had been growing there for years; while pillar candles in tall glass hurricanes cast a golden glow enhancing the natural romance of the ceremony area.

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encrusted lamb chop over beet puree was seared to perfection. 3 | The fresh twist on industrial glam was defined by flowing fabrics, lush foliage, and raw metals. THIS PAGE: 4 | Whitewashed wood beaded chandeliers lent a slight bohemian vibe to the space. 5 | The striking couple was illuminated by natural light beaming though the vast windows. 6 & 7 | Adorable siblings added an element of fun to the mix. 8 | Makeup artist Brandon Ward chose a dark berry lip to add drama to the look. 9 | Refreshing lavender martinis were prepared for toasting and celebrating.


added a dreamy, airy quality romantic with a touch of drama

“THE DRAPING INSTALLATION COMBINED WITH THE BEADED CHANDELIERS OVER THE TABLES THAT WAS ILLUMINATED BY THE GORGEOUS

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history, the old courthouse was the perfect ceremony site with its gilded chandelier. 2 | Miniature English meat pies with a whipped potato crust were the ideal comfort food for this winter soiree. 3 | Calligraphist Sharon Morgera designed an invitation suite that celebrated the winter season. 4 | Light poured through the grand doors of the Colony House casting an ethereal glow on the head table.

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the head table. 3 | A warm, seasonal winter cocktail featured fresh cranberries and cinnamon. 4 | The grand staircase offered the ideal backdrop for a cozy lounge area complete with a vintage-inspired settee from Exquisite Events. 5 | Gilded place settings were topped with plaid napkins with aromatic dried orange slices, cinnamon sticks, and a faux antler. 6 | The groom’s velvet jacquard blazer was a modern take on a classic silhouette.

opposite: 7 | Lush color and texture combined to create a wintery table setting reminiscent of colonial New

England. 8 | A classic long-sleeved lace gown from A Little Something White Bridal Couture is updated with a modern off-the-shoulder neckline. 9 | Expertly prepared by Blackstone Caterers; herb roasted statler chicken breast with calvados sauce, roasted autumn root vegetables, garnished with tender pea shoots.


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Blackstone Caterers

floral design & styling Stoneblossom

rentals

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event planning, dĂŠcor & design

Exquisite Events

calligraphy

Sharon Morgera

bridal fashion

A Little Something White Bridal Boutique

groom’s attire

Aldo's House of Formals

photography M. Studios

hair

Kristen Moshiek

makeup

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Newport Historical Society - The Colony House, models: Maggie Inc.

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Peppers Artful Events | p. 212 508-393-6844 www.peppersartfulevents.com

Drape Art Designs | p. 48 401-258-4151 www.drapeartdesigns.com Exquisite Events Details & Decor | p. 13 401-792-3254 www.exquisiteeventsdesign.com Griffin & Griffin | p. 31 207-835-4769 www.griffingriffinlighting.com Ormonde Productions | p. 8 & 9 401-435-6200 www.ormondeproductions.com Ryan Designs | p. 35 401-742-0464 www.ryan-designs.com

Event Planning & Design AE Events | p. 204 617-879-9779 www.aeevents.com Connecticut Wedding Group | p. 218 860-347-7171 www.ctweddinggroup.com EFD Creative – Event Planning & Design | p. 80 978-857-0762 www.efdcreative-events.com

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Elegant Engagements of Cape Cod | p. 104 508-369-7444 www.eecapecod.com

White Dress by the Shore, The | p. 15 860-669-4596 www.thewhitedressbytheshore.com

Salon Moshiek | p. 148 401-500-2273 www.kristenmoshiek.com

Shoreshotz | p. 148 508-488-7868 www.shoreshotzweddings.com

Exquisite Events Details | p. 25 401-846-3254 www.exquisiteeventsdesign.com

Floral Design

Invitations, Paper Goods & Gifts

SNAP Weddings | p. 211 401-529-8672 www.snapweddings.com

Jaclyn Watson Events | p. 150 802-324-1433 www.jaclynwatsonevents.com Jodi Raphael Events | p. 20 617-467-4524 www.jodiraphael.com NJOY Event Planning | p. 154 802-229-8665 www.njoyevent.com Nicole Simeral & Company | p. 123 617-699-9791 www.simeralco.com Pink Polka Dot, The | p. 168 508-540-3015 www.thepinkpolkadot.net SD Events | p. 60 781-416-9500 www.simpledetailsevents.com SYB Event Planning | p. 111 978-996-8289 www.sybeventplanningservices.com Unique Weddings By Alexis | p. 117 617-833-5661 www.weddingsbyalexis.com

Fashion & Jewelry

Apotheca Flowers | p. 18 603-497-4940 www.apothecaflowers.com Botanica Wedding Flowers | p. 11 401-203-6313 www.botanicaweddingflowers.com Farrissey Floral Design | p. 220 508-642-9337 www.farrisseyfloraldesign.com Flou(-e)r | p. 70 781-305-3322 www.myflouer.com

Papers | p. 184 401-847-1777 www.papersnewport.com

Party Rental Ltd. | p. 4 & 5 844-GO-HIPPO www.partyrentalltd.com

Flowers By Semia | p. 22 401-232-5353 www.flowersbysemia.com

Pink Polka Dot, The | p. 168 508-540-3015 www.thepinkpolkadot.net

PEAK Event Services | p. 236 833-888-PEAK www.peakeventservices.com

Greenlion Design | p. 200 401-864-1650 www.greenliondesign.com

Photography

PEAK Event Services - RESERVE | p. 236 833-888-PEAK www.peakeventservices.com

Jayson Munn Design | p. 154 802-999-7415 www.jaysonmunn.com Lilacs | p. 34 508-428-3515 www.lilacsflorals.com Sayles Livingston Design | p. 2 & 3 401-635-9500 www.sayleslivingstondesign.com

Aldo’s House of Formals | p. 220 401-946-2889 www.aldoshouseofformals.com

Hair & Makeup

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Be Our Guest, Inc | p. 92 617-427-2700 www.beourguestpartyrental.com Newport Tent Company | p. 27 401-683-9160 www.newporttent.com

Stoneblossom | p. 93 401-884-3220 www.stoneblossom.com

Modern Trousseau | p. 6 & 7 203-393-8936 - New Haven 212-393-8936 - New York www.moderntrousseau.com

Paper & Pearl | p. 46 401-439-1272 www.paperandpearl.com

Rentals

Paper Perfectionist, The | p. 134 www.thepaperperfectionist.com

A Little Something White Bridal Couture | p. 19 203-309-5110 www.alittlesomethingwhite.com

Long’s Jewelers | p. 75 617-426-8500 - Boston, MA 781-356-5300 - Braintree, MA 781-272-5400 - Burlington, MA 978-531-6900 - Peabody, MA 603-891-2000 - Nashua, NH www.longsjewelers.com

Coral Pheasant | p. 60 651-261-7251 www.coralpheasant.com

Allure Traveling Beauty | p. 236 860-214-5305 www.alluretravelingbeauty.com Brandon Ward Makeup | p. 202 www.brandonwardmakeup.com Lush Salon | p. 155 802-253-7750 www.lushstowe.com Robin McAloon | p. 148 508-397-3641 www.robinmakeup.com

Carla Ten Eyck Photography | p. 134 860-906-1993 www.carlateneyck.com Corinna Raznikov Photography | p. 202 508-317-6426 www.corinnaraznikov.com Erin McGinn Photography | p. 200 www.erinmcginn.com Justin and Mary The Weddings | p. 48 www.justinandmaryweddings.com M. Studios | p. 62 401-954-0577 www.mstudiosri.com Mia Campopiano | p. 117 401-286-9721 www.miacampopiano.com

Rhode Island Rentals | p. 121 401-738-9731 www.rirental.com Ryan Designs | p. 35 401-742-0464 www.ryan-designs.com

Resources Plymouth County | p. 168 Americas Hometown Shuttle 508-746-0378 www.P-B.com/ahs Baymont Inn & Suites 781-585-3831 www.baymontinns.com

Molly Lo Photography | p. 228 www.mollylophotography.com

CabbyShack 508-746-5354 www.cabbyshack.com

Organic Photography p. 228 www.organicphotography.org

Transportation & Valet

Rebecca Arthurs | p. 229 www.rebecca-arthurs.com Sabrina Scolari Photography | p. 92 401-524-7538 www.scolariphoto.com

Perfection Valet Parking | p. 67 800-218-5813 www.perfectionvaletparking.com Rockstar Limo | p. 184 888-725-7871 www.rockstarlimo.net


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Venues Ballroom at Providence G, The | p. 107 401-585-8005 providenceg.com/venues/event-space Barns at Wesleyan Hills | p. 218 860-347-7171 www.ctweddinggroup.com Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum | p. 113 401-253-2707 www.blithewold.org Bohlin, The | p. 132 401-619-7199 www.bohlinnewport.com Boston Harbor Hotel, The | p. 127 617-439-7000 www.bhh.com Boston Park Plaza | p. 21 617-457-2281 www.bostonparkplaza.com Chanler at Cliff Walk, The | p. 63 401-847-1300 www.thechanler.com Chapel Grille Restaurant | p. 131 401-944-9900 ext. 2 www.chapelgrilleri.com Charles Hotel, The | p. 47 800-882-1818 www.charleshotel.com Crowne Plaza Hotel | p. 169 401-732-6000 www.crownehotelwarwick.com Exchange Conference Center, The | p. 94 617-790-1900 www.exchangeconferencecenter.com Fairmont Copley Plaza | IBC 617-867-5562 fairmont.com/copley-plaza-boston Glen Manor House | p. 192 401-683-4177 www.glenmanorhouse.com Hildene 802-367-1144 www.hildene.org Kirkbrae Country Club | p. 129 401-333-1300 www.kirkbrae.com

Event Lighting, DĂŠcor & Production

Lakeview Pavilion | p. 170 508-543-9099 www.lakeviewpavilion.com

Ritz-Carlton, Boston, The | p. 37 617-574-7100 www.ritzcarlton.com/boston

Lenox Hotel, The | p. 71 617-421-4927 www.lenoxhotel.com

Saybrook Point Inn, Marina & Spa | p. 89 860-395-2000 www.saybrook.com

Linden Place, Friends of | p. 70 401-253-0390 www.lindenplace.org

TAJ Boston | p. 105 617-536-5700 | 617-598-5202 www.thetajboston.com

Event Planning & Design

Lyman Orchards Golf Club | p. 218 860-347-7171 www.ctweddinggroup.com

Taplin Hill Farm | p. 149 404-441-8708 www.taplinhillfarm.com

Jaclyn Watson Events | p. 150 802-324-1433 www.jaclynwatsonevents.com

Mount Hope Farm | p. 18 401-254-1745 www.morins.com

Wadsworth Mansion | p. 230 860-347-1064 www.wadsworthmansion.com

NJOY Event Planning | p. 154 802-229-8665 www.njoyevent.com

Nantucket Island Resorts | p. 29 617-243-7802 nantucketislandresorts.com/weddings

Waterfire Arts Center, The | p. 229 88-552-7822 www.morins.com

Floral Design

New Bedford Whaling Museum | p. 123 508-717-6833 | 508-997-0046 ext 133 www.whalingmuseum.org

Waterman Grille | p. 125 401-521-9229 www.watermangrille.com

New England Aquarium | p. 219 617-973-5205 www.neaq.org

Wauwinet, The | p. 29 617-243-7802 nantucketislandresorts.com/weddings

Newport Vineyards | p. 80 401-848-5161 www.newportvineyards.com

White Elephant and White Elephant Village | p. 29 617-243-7802 nantucketislandresorts.com/weddings

Venues

Willowbend Country Club | p. 185 508-539-5320 www.willowbendweddings.com

Hildene 802-367-1144 www.hildene.org

Nonantum Resort, The | p. 104 207-967-4050 | 800-552-5651 www.nonantumresort.com Pavilion at Pinehills Golf Club, The | p. 119 508-209-3000 ext.13 www.pinehillspaviliongrille.com

Drape Art Designs | p. 48 401-258-4151 www.drapeartdesigns.com

Jayson Munn Design | p. 154 802-999-7415 www.jaysonmunn.com

Hair & Makeup Lush Salon | p. 155 802-253-7750 www.lushstowe.com

Taplin Hill Farm | p. 149 404-441-8708 www.taplinhillfarm.com

Pavilion on Crystal Lake, The | p. 218 860-347-7171 www.ctweddinggroup.com Providence Biltmore | p. 16 & 17 401-455-3021 www.providencebiltmore.com Providence Public Library | p. 109 401-455-8072 morins.com/providence-public-library/ Quidnessett Country Club | p. 115 401-884-1100 www.quidnessett.com Rhodes on the Pawtuxet | p. 61 401-785-4333 www.rhodesonthepawtuxet.com

Cakes Vermont Cake Studio | p. 155 802-363-0206 www.vtcakestudio.com

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Catering Fluid Bar Service | p. 150 802-233-5928 www.fluidbarservice.com

Entertainment 802 Events | p. 154 802-777-1695 www.802events.com

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