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| contents | S PR ING/S U MM E R 2 018

FEATURES

38  Elegance in White a gorgeous garden wedding

56  Something Green eco chic how-to

68 Boutonnieres You’ll Both Love the latest trends

DEPARTMENTS

12 From the Editor 14  Trending PHOTO BY LINDSAY HACKNEY PHOTOGRAPHY

28 Real Weddings 72  Top Reception Sites a list of resources

96 A Look Back

since the wedding ...

| ON THE COVER | MODELS Yonalis Fabian and Michael Muto FLORIST Apotheca Flowers PHOTO Lindsay Hackney Photography GOWN Country Bridals and Formal Wear

PLUS: Who’s The Best in the wedding industry? The results of this year’s online poll are on page 26. New Hampshire Magazine’s BRIDE | 11


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ou probably feel like you’ve been sprinkled with fairy dust — a ring on your finger, the person of your dreams by your side. Your years as partners in life lie ahead, but first there’s the wedding. Lots of planning, lots of decisions. We’re here to help. This Spring/Summer issue of New Hampshire Magazine’s BRIDE gives you a ton of ideas for the coming season. If you’re thinking of an outdoor wedding, we show you how to do it elegantly. A green wedding? Check out the eco chic feature for tips. We also have the latest trends in boutonnieres. More inspiration comes from our “Real NH Weddings.” And you’ll see a list of venues in the state, some 158 of them, with all the information you need to get started. Also in this issue, the list of our 2018 Best of BRIDE winners. They are the wedding professionals who voters in our online poll found to be the very best at what they do. Don’t forget to check out our website, bridenh.com, where you’ll find many photos that we couldn’t fit in this issue as well as extra features and links to local resources. You’ll also find us on Facebook at Facebook.com/nhbride. Enjoy this special time and, from everyone here, our very best wishes for a wonderful life together.

Barbara Coles Editor

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Modern Romance, Dramatic Gowns and Custom Poetry — Just Some of the Things We Love

Dreamscape

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Romantic. Modern. Beautiful. Hues of rose gold, pink and lavender combine to create a dreamy feel. The addition of the well-loved books, juicy berries and coupe-style champagne glasses round out the playful yet glamorous look. Named after author Emily Brontë, By Emily B. is a design collective that specializes in weddings in addition to other events and styling services. byemilyb.com, rodeoandco.com, reservemoderneventrental.com

Styling and florals from By Emily B. Photo by Rodeo & Co. Photography Rentals from Reserve Modern 14 | New Hampshire Magazine’s BRIDE


TRENDING THINGS WE LOVE

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VISIT BRIDENH.COM.


THINGS WE LOVE (CONTINUED)

Fairy-tale Capes

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Designers are forgoing trains or veils in favor of capes. From long, intricate styles, like the Mercer gown by Naeem Khan shown here, to mini versions, expect to see this trend in shops in 2018. naeemkhan.com

Bell Sleeves

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The trend of flowing sleeves is everywhere in women’s fashion right now, so it’s no surprise that it’s made its way to wedding gowns too. Bell sleeves are appearing on all styles of gowns, from breezy boho dresses to sleek, modern sheaths. The Nora gown by Marchesa is a romantic and feminine take on the trend. marchesa.com

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Bridals

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Formal Wear

“Affordable Elegance” We pride ourselves on personal service in a relaxed atmosphere Maggie Sottero, Sottero & Midgley, Rebecca Ingram Casablanca, Beloved, Allure Bridals, Wilderly & Moonlight For all your Bridal, Bridesmaid, Flower Girl Mother, Special Occasion, Prom and Tuxedo Needs.

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Amber Lilyestrom Photography

Ashley Helen Photography

17 Main Street • Jaffrey, New Hampshire 603-532-7641 • www.countrybridal.com


THINGS WE LOVE (CONTINUED)

Dramatic Bows

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The Gertrude by Carolina Herrera features a beautiful blue sash tied in the back to take this stunning dress over the top. carolinaherrera.com

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Think of detachable sleeves as the off-the-shoulder look gone extreme. The Gracie gown by Ines Di Santo also illustrates the very popular tiered skirt style. inesdisanto.com

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COURTESY PHOTOS

Detachable Sleeves


PhotograPhy by Kimberly

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To Have & To Hold

THINGS WE LOVE (CONTINUED)

Let us help you find the perfect wedding gift. Our galleries provide registries and a great selection of wedding party gifts and bridal jewelry.

Shop our eight New Hampshire Fine Craft Galleries:

Concord | Hanover Hooksett | Littleton | Meredith Nashua | North Conway Center Sandwich (May-Oct)

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Wedding & Event Flowers

Jess Jolin Photography 20 | New Hampshire Magazine’s BRIDE

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Bespoke Poetry It’s not usual for couples to quote poetry during the ceremony, but what if you could read a poem written just for you? Katherine Ferrier of Thread can do just that — she’ll write an original poem, inspired by you, that she then mounts on a wooden block and types onto an archival scroll. You can also hire her to come to the reception where she’ll use her vintage typewriter to compose poems for your guests. As she says, “Give me a word, and I’ll write you a poem.” threadwrite.com/thread

PHOTO BY MEG HAMILTON

Necklace by Lia Gormley


THINGS WE LOVE (CONTINUED)

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Loose Locks

PHOTO BY LINDSAY HACKNEY PHOTOGRAPHY

Lena Hartford of Hair That Moves created this gorgeous look for our “Elegance in White” photo shoot that starts on page 38. The addition of the small sprigs in the model’s soft, romantic curls takes this woodsy but glamorous look to another level. hairthatmoves.com

136 Main Street Francestown, NH 603.801.3952 www.EventsBySorrell.com

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Safety Bling

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KENNELL

Alan F. Kennell, DDS, MS

Treatments to fit your style!

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COURTESY PHOTOS

Granite Staters are no strangers to active, outdoor lifestyles. Many couples here take advantage of our natural resources — places and activities that aren’t always ideal for jewelry. Silicone rings are becoming popular with people who want to leave the metal rings at home when it’s time to exercise. This both protects your traditional wedding rings and you. There are some truly nasty injuries that can happen when wearing rings in places you shouldn’t, such as ring avulsion, which made the news thanks to Jimmy Fallon’s accident (Google it at your own risk). As demand increases, more styles are becoming available. The stackable options for women and infinity design for men by Enso Rings are a great examples. ensorings.com

A Perfect Smile for Your Special Day!

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THINGS WE LOVE (CONTINUED)

Local artist Michelle Dyson will turn your bouquet (or centerpieces) into a work of art worthy of hanging up with your wedding photos. Dyson specializes in capturing your bouquet on canvas, creating a keepsake you’ll treasure. They can come in any size and canvas style, from deep canvases, flat panes that can be framed and round canvases. All work is done in high-quality acrylic paint. michelledyson.com 2tallgirl@comcast.net.

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Commitments are stronger at the Lake.

Top photo courtesy of Tom Gibbons Photography

Experienced Events Team • Event Spaces for up to 230 Guests 4 Inns, Offering 171 Guest Rooms & Suites • 5 On-site Restaurants • 10 Marketplace Shops Cascade Spa & Salon • Lake Activity Center • Lake Winnipesaukee Mill Falls at the Lake . 312 Daniel Webster Highway . Meredith, NH . (800) 508-4598 . millfalls.com . social@millfalls.com 24 | New Hampshire Magazine’s BRIDE

COURTESY PHOTO

Bouquet Portraits


| The Results |

Congratulations Best of BRIDE winners! Our readers voted in the 9th annual online poll that determined which wedding service providers voters felt offer the best quality, service and artistry. The poll, conducted from September 10 to October 31, is in celebration of the excellence and commitment of the wedding industry in New Hampshire.

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And the winners are ... Cupcakes Queen City Cupcakes qccupcakes.com Cakes Jacques Pastries jacquespastries.com Catering The Common Man Inn & Spa thecmaninnplymouth.com

New Hampshire Hotel Omni Mount Washington Hotel omnihotels.com Cosmetic Dentists Kalil & Kress kalilandkress.com Hair Stylist The Wingate Salon & Spa wingatespa.com

| The Results |

Shop for Wedding Gowns Modern Bride & Formal Shop modernbrideshop.com Favors – Tie Ben’s Sugar Shack bensmaplesyrup.com My Brigadeiro mybrigadeiro.com

Indoor Ceremony Venue Birch Wood Vineyards birchwoodvineyards.com

Makeup Artist Jo Louise Beauty jolouisebeauty.com

Invitations Ashley Elizabeth Designs ae-invitations.com

Outdoor Ceremony Venue Birch Wood Vineyards birchwoodvineyards.com

Spa for Bridal Party The Wingate Salon & Spa wingatespa.com

Calligrapher Bliss Lettering blisslettering.com

Custom Dresses Blush Bridal blushbridalnh.com

Florist Susanne’s Weddings Floral Design Studio susannesweddings.com

Intimate Reception Site Stonehurst Manor stonehurstmanor.com Large Ceremony Venue Birch Wood Vineyards birchwoodvineyards.com Outdoor Reception Site Searles Castle searlescastle.com Rehearsal Dinner Tuscan Kitchen tuscanbrands.com New Hampshire Honeymoon Spot Omni Mount Washington Hotel omnihotels.com New Hampshire Bed and Breakfast Stonehurst Manor stonehurstmanor.com

Shop for Accessories Modern Bride & Formal Shop modernbrideshop.com Shop for Attendant Dresses Modern Bride & Formal Shop modernbrideshop.com Shop for Intimate Apparel/Lingerie Top Drawer topdrawerboutique.com Shop for Men’s Formalwear George’s Apparel georgesapparel.com Shop for Mothers’ Apparel Marry & Tux Bridal marryandtuxbridal.com

Photo Booth Main Event Entertainment amainevent.com Photographer NH Images nhimages.com Videographer NH Images nhimages.com Justice of the Peace Paul Calabria Weddings in New England weddingsinnewengland.com

Jeweler Bellman’s Jewelers bellmans.com

Lighting and Event Staging Main Event Entertainment amainevent.com

Dance Instructor Liz Calabria Weddings in New England weddingsinnewengland.com

Rental Company Lakes Region Tent & Event lakesregiontent.com

DJ Main Event Entertainment amainevent.com Mood/Atmosphere Musicians Kibar Moussoba amainevent.com Live Band – Dance Groove Alliance Facebook

Tent Rental Lakes Region Tent & Event lakesregiontent.com Travel Agency Travel by Darcy travelbydarcy.com Wedding Planner Events by Sorrell eventsbysorrell.com Wedding Transportation Grace Limousine gracelimo.com

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Real

WEDDINGS SPRING/SUMMER

Monique Brock & Matthew Belletete JUNE 24, 2017 PHOTOGRAPHY BY

Taylor Paige Photography taylorpaigephotography.com

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EDITION

Blessed FAVORITE MOMENT FOR MONIQUE Reading our handwritten vows LEAST FAVORITE MOMENT FOR MATTHEW Accidentally running over the bride’s wedding dress with a golf cart. The dress was OK. We both laughed about it and it made a funny memory. BIGGEST SURPRISE How perfect the weather was to celebrate the big day IF YOU COULD DO IT ALL OVER AGAIN We would relive the day, moment by moment. WHERE THEY LIVE Peterborough HONEYMOON Marco Island, Florida OCCUPATIONS Monique, hair stylist; Matthew, police officer

THE WEDDING DAY IN A WORD


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RECEPTION & CATERING

The Shattuck Golf Club shattuckweddings.com FLORIST

Coll’s Garden Center collsgardencenter.com

HAIR & MAKEUP

MUSIC

Manhattan East Hair Design Studio manhattaneasthairdesign.com

Main Event Entertainment amainevent.com

CAKE

Country Bridals countrybridals.com

Frederick’s Pastries pastry.net

DRESS SALON

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Meaghan Sheehan & Talon Packer AUGUST 26, 2017 PHOTOGRAPHY BY

Amy Brown Photography amybrownphotographynh.com

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Us FAVORITE MOMENT FOR MEAGHAN I remember thinking to myself (after dancing for what seemed like hours) that it must be over and I needed to get ice cream. We still had over an hour left and it was truly the best party I have ever been to, surrounded by my favorite people, holding my best friend’s hand. FAVORITE MOMENT FOR TALON Seeing Meaghan in her dress PIECE OF ADVICE Don’t stress about the small stuff leading up to the wedding or during, it won’t matter. WHERE THEY LIVE Groveland, Massachusetts HONEYMOON Grenada OCCUPATIONS Meaghan, digital marketing manager; Talon, master technician THE WEDDING DAY IN A WORD


| Real Weddings |

RECEPTION & CATERING

MUSIC

Flag Hill Winery flaghill.com

DRESS SALON

E.C.F. Entertainment ecfentertainment.com

Madeleine’s Daughter Bridal madeleinesdaughter.com

FLOWERS

Fruition Flowers fruition-flowers.com ICE CREAM SUNDAE BAR

Bloom’n Cow Ice Cream bloomncowicecream.com

HAIR & MAKEUP

The Wingate Salon & Spa wingatespa.com

The Details

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Connie Audet & Jeff Morin AUGUST 19, 2017 PHOTOGRAPHY BY

Rick Bouthiette Photography rickbouthiettephotography. shootproof.com

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Amazing WEDDING THEME Love and happiness Walking in together and seeing all of our smiling guests FAVORITE MOMENT FOR JEFF The ceremony song (Adam Sandler’s “Grow Old With You”) PIECE OF ADVICE Plan it together and do it your way. WHERE THEY LIVE Manchester HONEYMOON Maui, Hawaii (following the bride’s daughter’s December 5 wedding in Maui) OCCUPATIONS Connie, senior account executive at New Hampshire Magazine; Jeff, test engineer at Benchmark Electronics THE WEDDING DAY IN A WORD

FAVORITE MOMENT FOR CONNIE


| Real Weddings |

RECEPTION

Surf Room Portsmouth surfseafood.com DESSERTS

Buckley’s Bakery & Café buckleysbakerycafe.com

FLOWERS

JEWELER

Arranged by the bride

Long’s Jewelers longsjewelers.com

OFFICIANT

NH personality Mike Morin DRESS

Lord & Taylor lordandtaylor.com

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Jordan Salvatoriello & Blair Bisher JULY 1, 2017

PHOTOGRAPHY BY

Little Fang Photography littlefangphotoblog.com

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Electric WEDDING THEME A Midsummer Night’s Dream We wrote our own vows, and declaring our love and devotion to each other in front of all of our family and friends was incredibly powerful. FAVORITE MOMENT FOR BLAIR Our photoshoot at Dartmouth College’s Baker Library where we were all alone as a newly married couple. Then, dashing through the rain, getting soaked and heading to our reception. Or, it could be our first dance to Etta James’ “At Last” surrounded by all of our closest friends and family. WHERE THEY LIVE Boston, Massachusetts HONEYMOON New Zealand OCCUPATIONS Jordan, documentary filmmaker; Blair, director of ambulatory operations THE WEDDING DAY IN A WORD

FAVORITE MOMENT FOR JORDAN


| Real Weddings |

CATERING

FLOWERS

B&W Catering Company bwcateringcompany.com

WEDDING BAND

Petals Floral Design by Michelle Boleski weddingflowersvermont.com

Amidon Jewelers amidonjewelers.com

WEDDING PLANNER

Sorrell Downing eventsbysorrell.com

DRESS SALON

Cristina’s Bridal cristinasbridal.com

RENTALS

Rain or Shine Tent and Events rainorshinevt.com

The Details

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Cara Sandford & Craig Dukelow JUNE 30, 2017 PHOTOGRAPHY BY

Lindsay Hackney Photography lindsayhackney.com

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THE WEDDING DAY IN A WORD Joyful FAVORITE MOMENT FOR CARA The moment before I walked down the aisle, as I heard the music start and felt the air ripple with expectation FAVORITE MOMENT FOR CRAIG Seeing my bride walk down the aisle PIECE OF ADVICE Your people are your best asset. Don’t be afraid to ask for help, and make sure you thank them well for their hard efforts! It takes a village to make a wedding, especially when you aren’t going through a typical venue. And if it rains? Don’t be afraid to take pictures in the rain. WHERE THEY LIVE New Boston HONEYMOON Costa Rica OCCUPATIONS Cara, photographer and designer; Craig, construction


| Real Weddings |

RECEPTION

HAIR

BREAD FAVORS

Private residence

Maple View Salon

CATERER

RENTALS

The Good Loaf thegoodloaf.com

Tek-Nique restaurantteknique.com

Special Events of New England specialeventsofne.com

FLOWERS

Apotheca Flowers apothecaflowers.com

INVITATIONS

Cara Sandford Studios carasandford.com

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Elegance IN WHITE

Imagine getting married under an ancient pine tree encircled by a profusion of flowers and then celebrating in lush gardens with your guests. Alyssa Van Guilder of Apotheca Flowers and her incredible team shows how it can be done with unforgettable elegance. The setting is the Gardens at Uncanoonuc Mountain in Goffstown in mid-summer. There, with an allwhite theme, they demonstrate that, just because it’s an outdoor wedding, it doesn’t have to be overly casual or rustic, that some gorgeous touches can amplify the surroundings. Indeed, the result is stunning.

floral designer / stylist / coordinator ALYSSA VAN GUILDER, APOTHECA FLOWERS photographer LINDSAY HACKNEY PHOTOGRAPHY venue THE GARDENS AT UNCANOONUC MOUNTAIN


The wedding stationery features watercolor florals in soft yellow, cream and tangerine with luscious greenery and a custom monogram with hand calligraphy lettering. The invitation backing is a textured avocado green linen canvas stock. The dinner menus on page 53 have a custom arched shape and coordinating watercolor florals, calligraphy and banner. The bride and groom — starting their new life — get ready to celebrate.

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This bounteous bouquet in white allows the subtle change of tones in the neutral flowers and foliage to have a voice. “You’re able to play up the texture and movement, and still have a design that feels incredibly classy,” says Alyssa Van Guilder, who created the bouquet. It’s made up of soft yellow ranunculus, menthe roses, white peonies, white O’Hare garden roses, an assortment of ferns and foraged greenery, artemisia, pennycress, white thistle and more.


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In the summer splendor of a flower garden, the couple has a quiet moment to relax on vintage lounge furniture before cocktail time. The fit-and-flare wedding dress, from Sottero & Midgley, features shimmering lace appliqués and bead detailing over tulle and Inessa jersey. The crisscross strap details accent the gown’s open back, completing the shoulder strap V-neckline.

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A barrel bar creates a unique display with a floral wall as a backdrop. The signature cocktail is a lemon and thyme vodka spritzer. Mint Moscow mule cocktails are paired with blackened fish tacos with cilantro, avocado and mango slaw. Set on leaves are mission figs with blue cheese and a prosciutto crisp. A beer wall custom designed by Peppers Artful Events is fun way to serve beer.

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A flower-bedecked bureau provides an inviting spot for a display of local cheeses and homemade baguettes, accompanied by jams and fruits.

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Guests dine in two locations — one amid the trees, the other beneath a tent. They have a choice of two dishes; free-range chicken with farm-fresh baby vegetables, gratin dauphinoise and tarragon-scented pan jus lie, and New England bouillabaisse with lobster, shrimp, clams, mussels and halibut poached in a saffron broth with vegetables, Yukon gold potatoes and fresh herbs.

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Luxurious floral centerpieces anchor the table settings of coupe-style heirloom smoke charger plates paired with gold Arezzo flatware. The table linens are gray tweed with hemstitch napkins.

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Spring and the color yellow are the themes for the dessert display, created by Peppers Artful Events. Atop a white-washed table is a handcrafted selection of mini sweets — cake pops, lemon thyme tartlets and French macaroons. Adding to the mix are crème brûlée spoons, peach trifles, mini lemon cheesecakes and various candies, all playing on the color theme. The trendy naked cake is a blueberry poppy seed with lemon curd filling.

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Using a base of foraged New Hampshire greens, a floral spill was created atop the stone wall that acts as a backdrop to the sweetheart table. Adorning the table, yet another floral spill that uses a base of foraged greens and flowers such phalaenopsis orchids, roses, ranunculus and thistle, to name a few. “Details like chair sashes and herb or greenery sprigs on napkins are lovely touches,” says Van Guilder. The flower-bedecked tree at the ceremony site (opposite page) was created by layering foraged greens, then flowers and contrasting foliage, with several stems of white phalaenopsis orchids added as what Van Guilder calls “floral frosting.” 54 | New Hampshire Magazine’s BRIDE


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Boston Rustic Wedding Rentals/

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White-washed Dessert Table, Ceremony Chairs, Vintage Lounge Furniture bostonrusticweddingrentals.com

Bridal Dress, Jewelry, Shoes countrybridals.com

Lindsay Hackney Photography/

Peak Event Services/

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China, Flatware, Linens, Glassware peakeventservices.com

Hair Stying hairthatmoves.com

Peppers Artful Events/

Archway Construction/

Dessert Display, Cake, Food, Beer Wall, Wine Barrel Bar, Signage peppersartfulevents.com

Farm Table (603) 714-5561

The Gardens at Uncanoonuc Mountain/

Paper Design impressmedesigns.com

Models

Venue gardensatuncanoonuc.com

Sperry Tents Seacoast/

Modeling Agency maggieagency.com

Impress Me Designs/

Tents sperrytentsseacoast.com

Hair That Moves/

The Crown Boutique/ Makeup thecrownboutique.com

Yonalis Fabian and Michael Muto/ Maggie Agency/

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Something Blue n e e r G

Weddings are joyful celebrations, but they can also be an opportunity to make an Earth-friendly statement. Whether it’s your venue, your table settings or your attire, you can choose to be green. Event planner Sorrell Downing took on the challenge (along with her amazing team) of creating a wedding that’s eco chic — not only environmentally conscious but also fabulous and fun. New Hampshire Magazine’s BRIDE | 57


Natural Beauty Set in an old mill building in historic Harrisville, the inspiration shoot features a sumptuous tablescape atop an old wooden farm table covered by a flax tablecloth. Bamboo chairs provide seating with a woven fiber rug beneath. Accents of greenery at each place setting complement a dramatic live-tree centerpiece. “They bring a natural beauty to the rest of the table,” says Downing. The eco-friendly theme is carried on with pottery — the soft pink plates — and wood — the scalloped chargers and flatware handles. Last but not least, the wine glasses are made from recycled wine bottles.

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The bride carries a bouquet made of king protea, tuberose, golden mustard rose, lepidium, rice flower, ranunculus, lady slipper orchid, anthurium and grevillea. It’s tied with a dyed silk ribbon. The flower girl, with a matching crown of flowers, sits in a high-back straw chair that adds a sculptural element. On the opposite page are shoes for the bride made from recycled water bottles.

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Simply Elegant

The wedding stationery is minimalist, but the calligraphy adds a dramatic flair. Note the simple freshwater pearl stud earrings and the wedding rings, made of wood.

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Uniquely Green Inspired by the work of florist Françoise Weeks, the botanical bow ties are made of flower buds, mini succulents, eucalyptus leaves and string-of-pearls, a succulent vine. The groom wears a bamboo fabric shirt. At left, the flower girl is dressed in hand-knit arm warmers and skirt made from Angora goat yarn.

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Elemental Décor The simple, white cake — adorned only by white ribbons and a spray of greenery and flowers — sits atop cubbies that were once postal boxes. The greenery that decorates them is complemented by nearby hanging greenery rings.“They help to decorate the space and bring the natural elements to all corners of the room,” says Downing. At left is a hotel basket filled with chocolate goodies for the guests. To the right, a leather-bound guest book.

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Styling and Coordination/ Sorrell Downing eventsbysorrell.com Photography/ Kate Preftakes preftakesphoto.com Flowers/ Lotus Floral Designs lotusfloraldesigns.com Cake/ Sweet Lilac Bakery Facebook Stationery/ Mihos & Maple Etsy.com Flower Girl Attire/ Yasha Joy and Red Cardinal Farm redcardinalfarmnh.com Hotel Baskets/ VicuĂąa Chocolate vicunachocolate.com Bamboo Chairs/ Peak Event Services peakeventservices.com Straw Chair and Table/ Kadeema kadeemarentals.com Bride/ Andrea Conway Groom/ Jason Trombley Flower Girl/ Patience Trombley Dog/ Justice

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B O U TO N N I E R E S YOU'LL BOTH LOVE

Yes, it’s small, but it plays a big part in weddings. Most importantly, a boutonniere demonstrates the tie the groom has to the bride. He’s “wearing his lady’s colors,” a tradition born back in Medieval days when knights went off to battle with a scarf or a flower. The boutonniere also helps weave the wedding’s color theme. In search of the latest trends in boutonnieres, we asked Jacques Flower Shop in Manchester what couples were looking for this year. Designer Jessica Thompson came up with five, all of them absolutely gorgeous.

P H OTO S BY S U SA N L AU G H L I N

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This charming English Garden boutonniere is made up of Dutch helleborus, ginestra, blue veronica, spray roses, parvifolia eucalyptus and silver dollar eucalyptus.

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If you want Glam, this has it. It features a burgundy mini calla, lily grass and silver dollar eucalyptus, with metallic accents.


3

4 If Classic is your style, this boutonniere is the one. It has a blush “pink mondial” rose with dusty miller and seeded eucalyptus.

Perfect for spring, this boutonniere has a Dutch double tulip as a centerpiece, surrounded by blue delphinium, green “mojito” hydrangea, myrtle and Italian ruscus.

For a Rustic wedding, this boutonniere of echeveria succulent and assorted eucalyptus is just right.

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| Venues |

158 GREAT PLACES FOR A RECEPTION  FOR MORE LOCAL VENUES, VISIT BRIDENH.COM.

FROM A REAL WEDDING AT THE SHATTUCK GOLF CLUB ON PAGE 28 — PHOTO BY TAYLOR PAIGE PHOTOGRAPHY

DARTMOUTH/LAKE SUNAPEE Best Western Sunapee Lake Lodge 1403 Route 103, Mt. Sunapee 603-763-2010, sunapeelakelodge.com Capacity: 100

Bistro Nouveau The Center at Eastman 6 Club House Ln., Grantham 603-863-8000, bistronouveau.com Capacity: 200

Colby-Sawyer College 541 Main St., New London 603-526-3000 colby-sawyer.edu/functions/weddings.html Capacity: Indoor, 200; outdoor, no limit

The Common Man Inn & Restaurant 21 Water St., Claremont 603-542-0647, thecman.com Capacity: Up to 200

Dexter’s Inn 258 Stagecoach Rd., Sunapee 603-763-5571, dextersnh.com Capacity:100 indoors; 225 outdoors

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Enfield Shaker Museum

Lake Sunapee Country Club

447 Rte. 4A, Enfield 603-632-4346, shakermuseum.org Capacity:150

289 Country Club Ln., New London 603-526-6040, lakesunapeecc.com Capacity: 200

The Fells

Lake Sunapee Cruises

456 Rte. 103A, Newbury 603-763-4789, thefells.org Capacity: 200

Town Dock, Sunapee Harbor, Sunapee 603-938-6465, sunapeecruises.com Capacity: 75

The Hanover Inn

Mountain Edge Resort & Spa

2 East Wheelock St., Hanover 603-643-4300, hanoverinn.com Capacity: 160

1380 Rte. 103, Newbury 603-763-4600, mountainedgeresort.com Capacity: Contact for information

Highland Lake Inn

MV Kearsarge Restaurant Ship

32 Maple St., Andover 603-735-6426 highlandlakeinn.com Capacity: Up to 130 in barn; with tents, 500

Town Dock, Sunapee Harbor, Sunapee 603-938-6465, mvkearsarge.com Capacity: 75

Inn at Pleasant Lake

179 Little Sunapee Rd., New London 603-526-6564, newlondonhistoricalsociety.org Capacity: 150

853 Pleasant St., New London 603-877-0063, innatpleasantlake.com Capacity: 200

King Hill Inn and Kitchen 499 Andover Rd., New London 603-877-0063, kinghillinn.com Capacity: 150 tented; 80 indoors

New London Historical Society

Ragged Mountain Resort 620 Ragged Mountain Rd., Danbury 603-768-3600, raggedmountainresort.com Capacity: 200


Newfound Lake

Bill Hemmell Photography

Create your special memories on

Photography

Nathan Moreau Photography

Julie Surette

tography llister Pho

Spectacular sunsets, gorgeous lake views, elegant gardens and luscious food will make any affair a fabulous time to remember. Allow us to create your dream wedding and reception with Old World charm and elegance. The Pasquaney Restaurant is rated one of the top five restaurants in New Hampshire. Join us for dinner while overlooking one of the cleanest lakes in the country.

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Brown Photography

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Inn on Newfound Lake & Pasquaney Restaurant Your New England Getaway for all Seasons 603-744-9111 www.newfoundlake.com 1030 Mayhew Turnpike, Bridgewater, NH 03222


| Venues |

Cake /Floral Photo by Once Like a Spark Photography

Riverbend at the Student Conservation Association 689 River Rd., Charlestown 603-543-1700 x1184, thesca.org/riverbend Capacity: 150

Rosewood Country Inn 67 Pleasant View Rd., Bradford 603-938-5253, rosewoodcountryinn.com Capacity: 50

LAKES REGION The Barn on the Pemi 341 Daniel Webster Hwy., Plymouth 603-238-2800, thebarnonthepemi.com Capacity: 300

Castle in the Clouds 455 Old Mountain Rd. Moultonborough 603-476-5900, castleintheclouds.org Capacity: 200

The Common Man Inn & Spa

PEPPERS ARTFUL EVENTS Inspired Expressions In Food, Drink, and Design

231 Main St., Plymouth 603-536-2200, thecmaninn.com Capacity: 180

CopperToppe Inn & Retreat Center

Celebrating Life’s Events for 30 Years with delicious cuisine, creative cocktails, custom designs and tasty desserts. Contact our Event Designers today to begin planning your one-of-a-kind wedding.

8 Range Rd., Hebron 603-744-3636, coppertoppe.com Capacity: Up to 120 with a tent

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Gunstock Mountain Resort

508.393.6844

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719 Cherry Valley Rd., Gilford 603-293-4341, gunstock.com Capacity: 250

Inn on Main 200 North Main St., Wolfeboro 603-569-1335, innnewhampshire.com Capacity: 200+

Inn on Newfound Lake 1030 Mayhew Tpke., Bridgewater 603-744-9111 newfoundlake.com Capacity: 185

Inns & Spa at Mill Falls

jacquespastries.com 603.485.4035 603.485.4035 jacquespastries.com

favors favors• •chocolates chocolates• •occasion occasioncakes cakes• •plated plateddesserts desserts• •online onlineshopping shopping

Pour Me Bartending, LLC Contact us today for the BEST BARTENDING STAFF in the industry!

603-315-7353 www.pourmebartendingllc.com

We offer a wide array of professional and fun bartending staff for any type of event or party!

312 Daniel Webster Hwy., Meredith 800-622-6455, millfalls.com Capacity: 230

Lake Opechee Inn & Spa Conference Center 62 Doris Ray Ct., Laconia 603-524-0111, opecheeinn.com Capacity: 40-600

M/S Mount Washington 211 Lakeside Ave., Weirs Beach 603-366-5531, cruisenh.com Capacity: 30-500

The Margate Resort 76 Lake St., Laconia 603-524-5210, themargate.com Capacity: Up to 500

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| Venues | Steele Hill Resorts

Bedford Village Inn

516 Steele Hill Rd., Sanbornton 603-581-2319, steelehillresorts.com Capacity: 200

2 Olde Bedford Way, Bedford 603-472-2001, bedfordvillageinn.com Capacity: 200 indoors; tent space outdoors

Waukewan Golf Club

Brookstone Park Event Center

166 Waukewan Rd., Center Harbor 603-279-6661, waukewangolfclub.com Capacity: 200

14 Route 11, Derry 603-328-9255, brookstone-park.com Capacity: 200

Wolfeboro Inn/The Winnipesaukee Belle

Buckley’s Great Steaks

90 North Main St., Wolfeboro 603-569-3016, winnipesaukeebelle.com Capacity: 155 indoors; 120 on boat

438 Daniel Webster Hwy., Merrimack 603-424-0995, buckleysgreatsteaks.com Capacity: 75

MERRIMACK VALLEY

Cabonnay

19 South Depot Rd., Rte. 111A, Hollis 603-882-9051, alpinegrove.com Capacity: 320

Atkinson Resort & Country Club

Candia Woods Golf Links

85 Country Club Dr., Atkinson 603-362-8700, atkinsonresort.com Capacity: 450

313 South Rd., Candia 603-483-2307 x116, candiawoods.com Capacity: 130

Aviation Museum of New Hampshire

Capitol Center for the Arts

27 Navigator Rd., Londonderry 603-669-4820, aviationmuseumofnh.org Exclusive Caterer Capacity: 120 seated; 150 standing

44 S. Main St., Concord 603-225-1111, ccanh.com Capacity: 422

Castleton Banquet & Conference Center

The Centennial 96 Pleasant St., Concord 603-227-9000, thecentennialhotel.com Capacity: 185

Colby Hill Inn

55 Bridge St., Manchester 603-854-9955, cabonnay.com Capacity: Cabonnay is a multi-level restaurant with various spaces available. Call for more information.

Alpine Grove Banquet Facility

603-898-6300, castletonbcc.com Capacity: 500

33 The Oaks, Henniker 603-428-3281, colbyhillinn.com Capacity: 20-25 indoors; 125 outdoors

Country Tavern 452 Amherst St., Nashua 603-889-5871, countrytavern.org Capacity: 75

Courtyard by Marriott & Grappone Conference Center 70 Constitution Ave., Concord 603-225-0303, courtyardconcord.com Capacity: 600

Crowne Plaza Nashua 2 Somerset Parkway., Nashua 603-886-1200, cpnashuaweddings.com Capacity: 320

The Currier Museum of Art 150 Ash St., Manchester 603-669-6144, currier.org Capacity: 200

58 Enterprise Dr., Windham

The Kanc Club Function Room features vaulted ceilings, warm lighting, dance floor, stone fireplace and its own bar! Treat up to 170 guests to our award-winning dining in this charming, rustic atmosphere. 40 Unique Rooms. Five Historic Buildings

—all with modern amenities. Take advantage of our on-site restaurant, pubs and brewery, while enjoying all that New Hampshire’s White Mountains have to offer!

Special ski-, brew-, and other inspired themes set the scene for an unforgettable day. We also offer a bottled, personalized “Wedding Ale”.

135 MAIN STREET • NORTH WOODSTOCK, NH • WOODSTOCKINNNH.COM

WEDDINGS / ANNIVERSARIES / PARTIES / CORPORATE EVENTS

BOOK NOW! 1-800-321-3985

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Divine

Rentals

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We are New Hampshire’s premier source of chair covers & linens.

603.647.7841 www.DivineLinenRentals.com 51 Harvey Road, Londonderry, NH

Complimentary engraving sessions will be taking place during April, May and June at the Salem and Nashua stores.

Visit jwengravingnh.com for more information.

Please Drink Responsibly. JOHNNIE WALKER BLUE LABEL Blended Scotch Whisky. 40% Alc/Vol. Š2018 Imported by Diageo, Norwalk, CT.


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Holiday Inn Concord

625 Mammoth Rd., Manchester 603-623-2880, thederryfield.com Capacity: 200

172 N. Main St., Concord 603-224-9534, holidayinn.com Capacity: 400

Executive Court Banquet Facilities

The Kimball Jenkins Estate

Palace Theatre

1199 S. Mammoth Rd., Manchester 603-626-4788, executivecourtbanquet.com Capacity: 500

266 North Main St., Concord 603-225-3932, kimballjenkins.com Capacity: 300

80 Hanover St., Manchester 603-668-5588, palacetheatre.org Capacity: 110

Firefly American Bistro & Bar

LaBelle Winery

Pats Peak Banquet Center

22 Concord St., Manchester 603-935-9740, fireflynh.com Capacity: 30

345 Rte. 101, Amherst 603-672-9898, labellewinerynh.com Capacity: 230

686 Flanders Rd., Henniker 603-428-3245, patspeak.com Capacity: 200

Fratello’s Weddings & Events in the Millyard

Manchester Country Club

Puritan Backroom

180 South River Rd., Bedford 603-624-4096, manchestercountryclub.com Capacity: 260

245 Hooksett Rd., Manchester 603-666-9893, puritanbackroom.com Capacity: 180

McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center

Radisson Hotel Manchester

2 Institute Dr., Concord 603-271-7827, starhop.com Capacity: 250

700 Elm St., Manchester 603-625-1000, radisson.com/manchesternh Capacity: 700

Nashua Country Club

The Red Blazer Restaurant & Pub

25 Fairway St., Nashua 603-888-0121, nashuacountryclub.com Capacity: 200

72 Manchester St., Concord 603-224-4101, theredblazer.com Capacity: 200

New England’s Tap House Grille

Searles Castle at Windham

1292 Hooksett Rd., Hooksett 603-782-5137, taphousenh.com Capacity: 75

21 Searles Rd., Windham 603-898-6597, searlescastle.com Capacity: 250

155 Dow St., Manchester 603-641-6776, eventsinthemillyard.com Capacity: 185

Giorgio’s Ristorante & Meze Bar 524 Nashua St., Milford 603-673-3939, giorgios.com Capacity: 55

Hanover Street Chophouse 149 Hanover St., Manchester 603-644-2467, hanoverstreetchophouse.com Capacity: 36

Hilton Garden Inn 101 S. Commercial St., Manchester 603-669-2222, hilton.com Capacity: 570

Northeast Delta Dental Stadium/ The Fisher Cats 1 Line Dr., Manchester 603-641-2005, nhfishercats.com

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| Venues | Sky Meadow Country Club 6 Mountain Laurels Dr., Nashua 603-888-9000, skymeadow.com Capacity: 255

Stonebridge Country Club 161 Gorham Pond Rd., Goffstown 603-497-8633, golfstonebridgecc.com Capacity: 180

Tupelo Music Hall 2 Young Rd., Londonderry 603-437-5100, tupelohalllondonderry.com Capacity: 200

MONADNOCK Alyson’s Orchard 57 Alyson’s Ln., Walpole 603-756-9800, alysonsorchard.com Capacity: 250

Cathedral of the Pines 10 Hale Rd., Rindge 603-899-3300, cathedralofthepines.org Capacity: 750 outdoors; 125 indoors

Chesterfield Inn 20 Cross Rd., West Chesterfield 603-256-3211, chesterfieldinn.com Capacity: 60

Curtis Farm Inn 139 Curtis Farm Rd., Wilton 603-654-6666, curtisfarm.com Capacity: 250

Fairfield Inn & Suites Marriott 30 Main St., Keene 603-357-7070, fairfieldinn.com Capacity: 60

The Gibson Room at Crotched Mountain Golf Club 740 2nd NH Tpke. North, Francestown 603-588-2923, thegibsonroom.com Capacity: 200+

The Grand View Estate

Thank you for voting us Best of... Justice of the Peace, Paul Calabria Dance Instructor, Liz Calabria We appreciate it so much!

facebook.com/weddingsinnewengland Contact us for a free consultation WeddingsInNewEngland@gmail.com 603-582-0361

580 Mountain Rd., Jaffrey 603-325-8883, thegrandviewestate.com Capacity: 130+

The Hampshire Dome/ Hampshire Hills 50 Emerson Rd., Milford 603-673-8123, hampshiredome.com Capacity: 4,000

Hidden Hills Banquet Facilities

Bridal

hair styling services on location…

Personalized convenient and stress-free

Weddings and special events

Contact Me… for a stress-free wedding day!

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Rte. 202, Rindge 603-899-5001, fourstarcatering.com Capacity: 400

The Inn at East Hill Farm 460 Monadnock St., Troy 603-242-6495, east-hill-farm.com Capacity: 140

The Inn at Valley Farms 633 Wentworth Rd., Walpole 603-756-2855, innatvalleyfarms.com Capacity: 75

Keene Country Club 755 West Hill Rd., Keene


603-352-0135, keenecountryclub.com Capacity: 350

Lakefalls Lodge

Luca’s Mediterranean Café 10 Central Square, Keene 603-358-3335, lucascafe.com Capacity: Small receptions and events

The Marlborough House 9 Ling St., Marlborough 603-876-0004, themarlboroughhouse.com Capacity: 150

Mile Away 52 Federal Hill Rd., Milford 603-673-3904, mileawayrestaurant.com Capacity: 120 indoors; 200 outdoors

Monadnock Berries 545 West Hill Rd., Troy 603-801-5444, farmweddings.us Capacity: 75

Monadnock Inn 379 Main St., Jaffrey 603-532-7800, monadnockinn.com Capacity: 60 in Oribe Barn, 200 tent outdoors

The Old Meeting House 1 New Boston Rd., Francestown 603-547-3025, francestownmeetinghouse.org Capacity: 300

The Riverside Hotel 20 Riverside Dr., West Chesterfield 603-256-4200, riversidehotelnh.com Capacity: Contact for details.

© Mark R Ducharme Photography

750 Aten Rd., Stoddard 603-847-3134, lakefallslodge.com Capacity: Contact for details.

A Scenic Setting to

Celebrate Your Love

In new HampsHIre’s wHIte mountaIns The Town & Country Inn and Resort is the perfect destination for your wedding. We offer personalized, value-priced packages and lodging. We can accommodate gatherings of 50 to 400, and provide a variety of menu choices – prepared by Shelburne, NH 603-466-3315 our award-winning chef.

TownandCountryInn.com NOW PROVIDING EVENT FURNITURE PLANNING & INTERIOR DESIGN SERVICES

Shattuck Golf Club 53 Dublin Rd., Jaffrey 603-878-2000, shattuckweddings.com Capacity: 230

Silver Ranch Stables 183 Turnpike Rd., Jaffrey 603-532-7363, silverranchstables.com Capacity: Contact for details.

Stonewall Farm 242 Chesterfield Rd., Keene 603-357-7278, stonewallfarm.org Capacity: 150

photography by elizabeth laduca photography

www.kadeemarentals.com

Woodbound Inn 247 Woodbound Rd., Rindge 603-532-8341, woodbound.com Capacity: 160 indoors; 160+outdoors

SEACOAST ALNOBA 16 Cottage Rd., Kensington 603-583-4114, alnoba.org Capacity: 100

Ashworth by the Sea 295 Ocean Blvd., Hampton Beach 603-926-6762, ashworthhotel.com Capacity: 375

The Exeter Inn

Susan Kjellberg Justice of the Peace Specializing in unique wedding ceremonies created for each couple, ranging from simple traditional weddings to mountain top handfastings in the Lakes Region and Mt Washington Valley area. (603) 986-3830 | chiffer123@yahoo.com

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The perfect accent for your special day.

Florals & Plants for Any Occasion

| Venues | 603-772-5901, theexeterinn.com Capacity: 150

Flag Hill Winery 297 N. River Road, Lee 603-659-2949, flaghill.com Capacity: 90 Indoors; 250 outdoors

Frank Jones Center 40 Rte. 1 Bypass, Portsmouth 603-433-2345, frankjonescenter.com Capacity: 300+

Governor’s Inn 78 Wakefield Street, Rochester 603-332-0107, governorsinn.com Capacity: 175 indoors; 400 outdoors

Hilton Garden Inn 100 High St., Portsmouth 603-431-1499, hiltongardeninn3.hilton.com Capacity: 286

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Isles of Shoals Steamship Cruise 315 Market St., Portsmouth 800-441-4620, islesofshoals.com Capacity: 250

Josiah’s Meetinghouse 521 Calef Hwy., Epping 603-397-9077, josiahsmeetinghouse.com Capacity: 100

www.jacquesflowers.com 1-800-622-5155 • 603-625-6153 • 712 Mast Road, Manchester, NH 03102

Langdon House Garden 143 Pleasant St., Portsmouth 603-436-3205 Capacity: 150

The Library Restaurant 401 State St., Portsmouth 603-431-5202, libraryrestaurant.com Capacity: 150

Martingale Wharf 99 Bow St., Portsmouth 603-431-0901, martingalewharf.com Capacity: 250

Moffat-Ladd House and Garden 154 Market St., Portsmouth 603-430-7698, moffattladd.org Capacity: 100

Mombo Restaurant 66 Marcy St., Portsmouth 603-433-2340, momborestaurant.com

Custom Lighting Event Planning Complete Party Rentals 603-986-5525 www.showcasenh.com Quality rentals, Personal attention, Inspired results

Oceanfront Pavilion at Hampton Beach State Park 160 Ocean Blvd., Hampton Beach 603-227-8717 nhstateparks.org/explore/outings-events-in-thepark/oceanfront-pavilion.aspx Capacity: 150

The Old Salt Restaurant at Lamie’s Inn 490 Lafayette Rd., Hampton 603-926-0330, oldsaltnh.com Capacity: 120

The Pelican Room/Galley Hatch 325 Lafayette Rd., Rte. 1, Hampton 603-926-6152, galleyhatch.com Capacity: 75

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603-436-9791, portsmouthcc.net Capacity: 150

Portsmouth Harbor Events & Conference Center 100 Deer St., Portsmouth 603-422-6113, portsmouthharborevents.com Capacity: 15–300

Country Weddings at Loch Lyme Lodge in picturesque Lyme, NH

Rivermill at Dover Landing 2 Washington St., Dover 603-343-2192, rivermillnh.com Capacity: 350

Rochester Country Club 94 Church St., Rochester 603-332-1395, rochestercc.com Capacity: 10–140

Rockingham Country Club 200 Exeter Rd., Newmarket 603-659-9956, rockinghamgolf.com Capacity: 200

Package includes 20 cabins, use of the grounds, and on-site activities.

Ron’s Landing 379 Ocean Blvd., Hampton 603-929-2122, ronslanding.com Capacity: 15+

Seacoast Science Center 570 Ocean Blvd., Rye 603-436-8043, seacoastsciencecenter.org Capacity: 70-225

Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel & Conference Center 250 Market St., Portsmouth 603-431-2300, sheratonportsmouth.com Capacity: 350

The Surf Room 99 Bow St., Portsmouth 603-334-9855, surfseafood.com/events Capacity: Maximum seating is 70 guests

Photo by Craig Blankenhorn

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Three Chimneys Inn 17 Newmarket Rd., Durham 603-868-7800 x304, threechimneysinn.com Capacity: 200

Tuscan Kitchen 581 Lafayette Rd., Portsmouth 603-458-7203, tuscanbrands.com Capacity: 200

UNH Conferences & Catering 20 Ballard St., Durham 603-862-1900, conferences.unh.edu Capacity: 200

The Victoria Inn Bed & Breakfast and Pavilion

• New function space with private bar • 48 beers on tap & aging keg cooler • Award-winning food

430 High St., Hampton 603-929-1437, thevictoriainn.com Capacity: 200

Wentworth by the Sea 588 Wentworth Rd., New Castle 603-422-7322, wentworth.com Capacity: 300

Celebrate your bridal shower with us!

Wentworth by the Sea Country Club 60 Wentworth Rd., Rye 603-433-3050, wentworthbytheseacc.com Capacity: 250

For details, email info@taphousenh.com 13 N. Main Street, Concord, NH 603-228-1101 | ClothingNH.com

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Josiah’s Meetinghouse Nothing compares to the rustic charm of a historic barn. Booking all events; capacity of up to 100 guests.

Zorvino Vineyards 226 Main St., Sandown 603-887-8463, zorvino.com Capacity: 200

WHITE MOUNTAINS Best Western White Mountain Inn 87 Wallace Hill Rd., Franconia 603-823-7422, bestwesternnh.com Capacity: 225

Christmas Farm Inn & Spa 3 Blitzen Way, Jackson 603-383-4313, christmasfarminn.com Capacity: 200

The Darbyfield Inn 185 Chase Hill Rd., Albany 603-447-2181, darbyfield.com Capacity: 70

Eagle Mountain House

521 Calef Highway(Route 125), Epping, NH

Visits by appointment only. Please call or text (603) 397-9077 or email josiahsmeetinghouse@gmail.com.

www.josiahsmeetinghouse.com

179 Carter Notch Rd., Jackson 800-966-5779, eaglemt.com Capacity: 90 indoors; 180 outdoors

Hobbs Tavern & Brewing Co. 2415 NH Rte. 16, West Ossipee 603-539-2000, hobbstavern.com

Indian Head Resort 664 US Rte. 3, Lincoln 800-343-8000, indianheadresort.com Capacity: 175

The Inn at Jackson Main St., Jackson 603-383-4321, innatjackson.com Capacity: 50 indoors, 80 outdoors

Loch Lyme Lodge 70 Orford Rd., Lyme 603-795-2141, lochlymelodge.com Capacity: Contact for details. Twenty cabins are available for rent.

Merrill Farm Inn

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428 White Mountain Hwy., North Conway 603-447-3866, merrillfarminn.com Capacity: 50-200

From colorful accents and up lights to a custom monogram featured on the dance floor, let us create unique and breathtaking special effects for your special day. We have built a distinguished reputation based upon our dedication to your wedding, our attention to detail and our desire to make your day unforgettable.

The Mountain Club on Loon Resort & Spa 90 Loon Mountain Rd., Lincoln 800-229-7829, mtnclub.com Capacity: 250

Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa 101 Mountain View Rd., Whitefield 603-837-2100, mountainviewgrand.com Capacity: 350

Notchland Inn

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2 Morey Rd., Hart’s Location 603-374-6131, notchland.com Capacity: 50

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Omni Mount Washington Resort

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310 Mt. Washington Hotel Rd., Bretton Woods 603-278-1000, omnihotels.com Capacity: 400


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Purity Spring Resort 1251 Eaton Rd., Madison 603-367-8896, purityspring.com Capacity: 300

Red Jacket Mountain View 2251 White Mountain Hwy., North Conway 603-356-5411, redjacketresorts.com Capacity: 250

The Rocks Estate 4 Christmas Ln., Bethlehem 603-444-6228, therocks.org/weddings.php Capacity: Tented receptions. Call for more information.

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Snowy Owl Inn 41 Village Rd., Waterville Valley 603-236-8383, snowyowlinn.com Capacity: 90

Stonehurst Manor 3351 White Mountain Hwy., North Conway 603-356-3113, stonehurstmanor.com Capacity: 150

The Tillotson Center 14 Carriage Ln., Colebrook 603-237-8576, tillotsoncenter.org

Town & Country Inn and Resort 20 State Rte. 2, Shelburne 603-466-3315, townandcountryinn.com Capacity: 400

Waterville Valley Conference & Event Center 1 Ski Area Rd., Waterville Valley 603-236-8311, waterville.com Capacity: 450 indoors, 1,000 outdoors

White Mountain Hotel & Resort 2560 West Side Rd., North Conway 800-533-6301, whitemountainhotel.com Capacity: 120 indoors, 200 outdoors

Whitney’s Inn 357 Black Mountain Rd., Jackson 603-383-8916, whitneysinn.com Capacity: 125 indoors; 200 outdoors

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The Wentworth Inn 1 Carter Notch Rd., Jackson 603-383-9700, thewentworth.com Capacity: 125 indoors; 230 outdoors

Wildcat Mountain 542 Rte. 16, Pinkham Notch 603-466-3326, skiwildcat.com/weddings Capacity: 30-300

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The Woodstock Inn, Station & Brewery 135 Main St., North Woodstock 603-745-3951, woodstockinnnh.com Capacity: 200


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Hobbs Tavern & Brewing Co.

Let us be the first stop to your new beginning where we deliver the WOW! From a magical white winter wedding, to the bright yellows of summer, and of course autumn’s vibrant foliage. If you are looking for a venue filled with charm, history, and inspiration for your special day, then look no further…because happily ever after starts here at Hobbs.

2415 White Mountain Hwy, West Ossipee, NH • 603-412-2285 www.hobbstavern.com • see on page page 2. xx See our ad on

Situated on the ocean’s edge, within historic Odiorne Point State Park, the Seacoast Science Center provides an exquisite setting for your celebration of a lifetime. From the formal reception of your dreams, to the fun and games of a lobster bake, the Center becomes yours on your special day. The beautiful rocky coast is the perfect backdrop for your photographs and life-long memories.

In Odiorne Point State Park, Rte. 1A, 570 Ocean Blvd., Rye, NH 603-436-8043 • www.seacoastsciencecenter.org

Philbrick Photography

is comprised of the husband and wife team of Jay and Vicki Philbrick. Every wedding is a very special and unique celebration. We work closely with couples to create distinctive images of one of the most important and moving days in a couple’s life. How important is your wedding photography to you?

2 Red Ridge Lane, North Conway, NH • 603-356-9822 www.philbrickphoto.com • See 1 See our our ad ad on page 1.

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Castle in the Clouds

Perched high on a mountaintop, Castle in the Clouds is the perfect enchanted storybook setting for your wedding. Join us as we transport your guests via vintage trolley from garden ceremony to terrace cocktails followed by a reception with grand views of Lake Winnipesaukee.

455 Old Mountain Rd., Moultonborough, NH 03254 603.476.5900 • www.castleintheclouds.org • See ad on on page page4. See our ad

The Margate Resort

The Margate Resort is a premier resort located on the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee. All of your wedding needs at one location... Ceremony, Reception, Guest Rooms. Many options are available for your special day... Inside: Grand Ballroom, Mariah Room overlooking the lake. Outside: Our new venue - The Lakeside Pavilion, West Lawn, or directly on the beach. Consider an after hours pool party, fireworks, or a bonfire on the beach! You will receive the best personalized service from start to finish. The Margate, where beautiful memories begin.

76 Lake St., Laconia, NH 03246 1-888-266-8605 • www.themargate.com

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You’ll Remember Forever Day’s Jewelers

Family owned since, 1914 Day’s Jewelers has been part of some amazing love stories. With each customer, we are reminded of the importance of every piece of jewelry we sell. Wedding bands are a big part of the those love stories and a symbol of eternity, with no beginning or end. Like your eternal promise to your spouse, we promise to exceed your expectations and strive to be your family jeweler for generations to come.

66 March Avenue, Manchester, NH • 603-641-8232 www.daysjewelers.com • See Seeour our ad ad on on page 6. 90 | New Hampshire Magazine’s BRIDE

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Purity Spring Resort

With spectacular scenery, warm country hospitality and picturesque natural settings, Purity Spring Resort is your perfect location for an affordable wedding to remember. Contact our wedding planner to schedule your visit and discover Purity Spring Resort.

Just south of North Conway on Rte. 153, East Madison, NH 800-373-3754 • www.purityspring.com


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Alyson’s Orchard

Located in historic Walpole, NH, Alyson’s is a unique, 450-acre apple orchard with four distinct and beautiful wedding sites, a stunning reception hall, and three on-site lodging accommodations. Experience the beauty and serenity of this pastoral setting by celebrating your marriage in country elegance, amid rolling fields and breathtaking views of the Connecticut River Valley. Using nature’s palette, we help you create a simply beautiful wedding!

Walpole, NH • 603-756-9800 • www.alysonsorchard.com

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Bellman Jewelers

At Bellman Jewelers we specialize in custom wedding bands and engagement rings. These bands are just an example of the pieces we have helped customers create! If you dream it we will create it! Using our Cad software and 3D printing capabilities, we will make sure the ring is perfect for you.

1650 Elm Street • Manchester, NH 03101 • 603-625-4653 www.bellmans.com • see See our our ad ad on page 21.

Atlas PyroVision Entertainment Group

Atlas PyroVision is a professional fireworks display company producing memorable events throughout New England. Each display is custom designed to meet the features of the venue and the audience. Whether the fireworks are being fired from land or water, on one of our own mini barges, Atlas will create a spectacular display that your guests will remember for years to come.

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For thirteen years Apotheca has been a design driven Flower Studio that strives to tell your love story through color, texture, and design. More than just floral arrangements, Apotheca incorporates inspired natural touches and decor to create the perfect event with you. We will explore creative concepts together while working towards an event that truly reflects your vision. You can expect a meticulously personalized and graceful presentation.

Waterville Valley Resort offers one of New England’s most breathtaking and serene locations to hold a wedding. Nestled in the heart of the White Mountains, we have stunning venues and outstanding service that will make your celebration unforgettable. Waterville Valley is the perfect place for you and your guests to come together and escape to the mountains.

603-236-8311 x6005 • 56 Packards Road • Waterville Valley, NH inside front front cover cover. waterville.com/weddings • See See our ad on the inside

Omni Mount Washington Resort

Dreaming of the perfect fairy tale wedding? At the Omni Mount Washington Resort, you’ll find everything you need to make it so. Breathtaking scenery. Stunning ballrooms. Plus talented experts ready to transform your special day into the event of a lifetime. Whether you envision an elegant outdoor ceremony, framed by the beautiful White Mountain National Forest, or a formal indoor affair, we’ll help you find the ideal setting to fit your unique style.

310 Mt. Washington Hotel Rd., Bretton Woods, NH 03575 • 603-278-8813 omnihotels.com/mountwashington • see See our our ad adon onpage page 7. 92 | New Hampshire Magazine’s BRIDE

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24C Main Street, Goffstown, NH • 603-497-4940 www.apothecaflowers.com • See see our our ad ad on onpage page25. xx

Manchester Country Club

If you’re searching for a beautiful backdrop for your special celebration, we invite you to learn more about how our modern Great Room and outdoor space can be your unique wedding destination. Love is for everyone; membership is not required to host your wedding here.

Bedford, NH • 603-624-4096 www.manchestercountryclub.com our adinside on page See our See ad on the back cover.


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Here at Chickadee Hill Cakes, we specialize in edible art. If you can dream it up, we can make it come to life in cake. From elegant masterpieces covered in handmade gumpaste flowers to whimsical creations that make you wonder if it is really cake, we strive to create the perfect centerpiece for your special day. Let us be the sweet beginning to your happily ever after. Contact us at info@chickadeehillcakes.com or by calling 603.887.CAKE

343C Main Street, Sandown, NH • 603-887-CAKE chickadeehillcakes.com

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Currier Museum of Art

Make your wedding as unique and timeless as a work of art at the Currier Museum in Manchester, NH. This historic and elegant venue hosts a world-class art collection, the backdrop for your special day. Invite your guests to explore the galleries during cocktail hour and then dance the night away in the beautifully transformed and sophisticated Winter Garden. Schedule a bridal tour and enjoy a whole day at the museum!

150 Ash Street, Manchester, NH • 603-669-6144 x110 Events@currier.org

Inn on Newfound Lake

The Inn on Newfound Lake has been welcoming travelers since 1840, as an overnight stop on the stage-coach route from Boston to Montreal. A perfect venue for destination weddings, outside in our extensive gardens or inside the newly-renovated barn accommodating up to 200 guests. Only two hours from the Boston airport, the Newfound area is one of the premier, four-season vacation spots in New Hampshire.

1030 Mayhew Turnpike, Bridgewater, NH • 603-744-3894 www.newfoundlake.com • See our our ad ad on on page page73. New Hampshire Magazine’s BRIDE | 93


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Stonewall Farm

Stonewall Farm weddings are truly personal, effortlessly magical, and completely unforgettable! Make lasting memories when you gather family and friends together at our 124-acre working organic farm to celebrate your love and commitment among beautiful rolling hills and wooded hillsides. Three unique ceremony locations, a gorgeous, indoor post and beam reception space, and a vintage horse-drawn carriage ensure your wedding day will be naturally wonderful!

Long’s Jewelers

Long’s Jewelers offers the largest selection of engagement rings, wedding bands and bridal jewelry in New Hampshire. The selection includes signature pieces as well as items from top designers. Long’s has been serving New England for 140 years. It’s how New Hampshire gets engaged.

323 Daniel Webster Highway, Nashua, NH 03060 603-891-2000 • longsjewelers.com • See See our our ad adon onpage page3.

The Surf Room

Searching for a unique venue to host your intimate wedding celebration, rehearsal dinner or special event? The Surf Room, located in historic downtown Portsmouth, has spectacular views of the Piscataqua River in a beautifully designed modern setting. Our venue can accommodate up to 100 guests with a variety of dining packages for you to choose from. The Surf Room philosophy is every event should be a special event.

99 Bow Street, Portsmouth, NH • 603-334-9855 www.TheSurfRoomPortsmouth.com • See our our ad ad on onpage page5. 94 | New Hampshire Magazine’s BRIDE

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242 Chesterfield Road • Keene, NH 03431 • 603-357-7278 www.stonewallfarm.org

Allioops! Flowers and Gifts

At Allioops! Flowers and Gifts, we approach each wedding individually, taking the time to create designs that speak true to the couple we’re celebrating. Visit our newly renovated store, or view our portfolio on our website.

394 Main Street, New London, NH 03257 603-526-2398 • www.allioops.com


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Mountain View Grand Resort and Spa Located on 1,700 acres in the White Mountains of NH, Mountain View offers the grandeur of a great historic hotel. Built in 1865, completely renovated in 2002, Mountain View is a premier destination for elegant four-season weddings. Featuring 144 graciously appointed rooms and suites and a choice of tasteful and luxurious venues for your wedding and reception. AAA Four Diamond Lodging and Dining from 2008–2015.

Whitefield, NH • (877) 483-6510 mountainviewgrand.com • See our our ad ad on onthe theback backcover. cover

Wingate Salon & Spa

Hair, makeup and more. We are an award-winning destination for bridal parties and special events. Small or large parties, our private Event Suite will take care of all your needs for your wedding day, showers, bachelorette parties and more.

139 Portsmouth Ave., Stratham, NH 603-772-8400 • parties@wingatespa.com www.wingatespa.com

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Celebrations Catering To inquire about Wedding Gallery advertising in the next issue, or for other advertising information, contact Kim Lencki at 603-413-5154, klencki@mcleancommunications.com.

The wedding of your dreams starts at Celebrations. With personalized service and professional event planning, you are the center of our attention. If you have selected your own venue or are considering one of our recommended locations, Celebrations can cater to your every whim.

603-598-5177 www.celebrationsmenu.com • See see our ad on on page page19. xx

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A Look Back •

We got in touch with the couples featured in Real Weddings in previous years and asked them to tell us about the biggest thing that's happened since their wedding day ...

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Your Wedding, Our Venue Manchester Country Club

We’ve been celebrating the greatest love stories since we opened our doors in 1923. It’s easy to say, that we LOVE love, and care about your wedding being the most special day of your life. With space to accommodate up to 260 guests, our modern Great Room with floor-to-ceiling windows provides a beautiful backdrop to your celebration. Our place is yours; with only one wedding a day, you decide when you’d like your six-hour reception to begin. After all, this is a day you want to take in; there’s no rushing here.

LOVE IS FOR EVERYONE; MEMBERSHIP IS NOT REQUIRED TO HOST YOUR WEDDING HERE.

Bedford, NH – ManchesterCountryClub.com – (603) 624-4096

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