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The Beloved Chronicles A publication of So Dearly BelovedTM and Enchanted Hearts Media, LLC Founder & Editor-in-Chief: Cristina LaRue-Cunningham Editor: Adrienna McDermott Submissions Advertising & Partnerships The Concierge DirectoryTM ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

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From The Editor

Welcome to Volume 2 of the Beloved Chronicles. This month’s featured Concierge is the talented duo Tanya and Yulia of She Said Yes Lab, destination fine art wedding photographers originally from Poland and Belarus. We are featuring three of their galleries this month: One stunning Georgian Wedding Styled shoot which features soft blues (our color of the month!) and two real weddings that took place in our bucket list locations of Italy and Portugal. We hope you find this issue of The Beloved Chronicles as enchanting and romantic as we do.



Inside the issue Your guide to Volume 2

5 A romantic Georgian Wedding inspiration with touches of blush and dusty blue.

20 Resort Feature: The Inn at White Elephant Village in Nantucket


This destination wedding in Italy will make you dream of a countryside wedding.

35 The hottest shoes of 2018? Bella Belle Shoes! They are handcrafted and exquisite.

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Oksana and Trond’s romantic sunset wedding in Portugal.

Periwinkle Dream

The gorgeous Periwinkle and Dusty Blue combination is one of the top trends of 2018. This soft color palate draws inspiration from film photography and the ever popular blush, but with a cool-hued twist. Flatter your bridesmaids in a soft dusty blue hue, or include it in your centerpieces with soft linens and glass goblets. Give guests a glimpse of your color palate in the stationery, with pops of blue floral designs. This color duo goes well with soft grays and blushes, and is a palate that is perfect for spring and summer.

Shoes by Valentino, via Style Me Pretty, Photography by Isabelle Selby Photography // Ring box by The Mrs. Box, via Wedding Chicks, Photography by Anna Delores Photography // Centerpieces Florals by Molly Taylor and Co., via Style Me Pretty, Photography by Lauren Gabrielle Photography // Silk Ribbon by Green House Wax Seals //Stationary by Fanciful Ink Design // Bridesmaids vai Style Me Pretty, Photography by Lauren Gabrielle Photography


Georgian Wedding Photography She Said Yes @shesaidyeslab Workshop Tamara Gigola @tamaragigola Planning Wedding Vibes & Mrs. Maxim Wed Bureau @wed_vibes @mrsmaxim.wedbureau Concept and decor Flowers and Lovers & Mrs. Maxim Wed Bureau @mrsmaxim.wedbureau Flowers Flowers and Lovers & KK Floral // @kkfloral Style Valeria Kara @valerie_kara Hair and Makeup Yana Bendeliani @yana_bendeliani  Videography Studio Moments @studio_moments Silk Ribbons Alena Kubik @alenakubik

6Boudoir Accessories Valery Vintage @valery_vintage

Stationary Print My Dream @print_my_dream Gift Boxes Art Dizo @art_dizo_official Shoes Portal @porta_l Boudoir Dress Cathy Telle @cathytelle Sequin Dress The Wedding Shop @theweddingshop_ru Veil Cathy Telle @holyveilofficial Bridal Accessories NCH Wedding Jewelry Mensware Kino Moda @kinomoda Ring Bendes @bendes_jewelry Ring box & Vow Book Bary and Berry @barkandberry Model keso Kizivadze @kesokizivadze  Model Vaja Goderdzishvili Cake Cake and Cake @cakeandcake_moscow Tableware Re Table @re_table Guest speakers Pearl and Godiva, Katya Avramenko & Lighthouse Film Lab @PearlandGodiva // @katya_avra-

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Coming June 2018

The Beloved Chronicles: Boudoir Issue


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Top Five Reasons to Stay at the Inn at White Elephant Village

1) The Inn features a combination of room types (with the same design aesthetic), that are accommodating for all. Whether you’re planning to arrive with your best gals, your family, or you’re on a solo vacay, we’ve got the room for you! The Inn features a few different room types: Deluxe Rooms, Junior Suites, Suites, and a Penthouse Suite. Each Deluxe Room features a king bed that can be split into two twin beds. These rooms can also connect to adjacent Suites, which is great for larger groups. 2) Looking for a view? The Inn has you covered. The Penthouse Suite features a spiral staircase leading up to a loft living space with a deck that offers a stunning view of Nantucket Harbor. This will be your new favorite place to sip morning coffee, guaranteed. 3) PROXIMITY. Isn’t this everything?! The Inn at White Elephant Village is situated right near near town, giving you access to Main Street boutiques and galleries, as well as the fine dining options of Broad Street. You’ll be near all the action of town and the harbor, while still enjoying a relaxing environment at the Inn. 4) Amenities galore. When staying at the Inn, you’ll have full access to our new Priority Bicycles, heated swimming pool, poolside cabanas, sunscreen, bottled water, beach chairs, towels (your beach essentials), morning pastries & coffee, afternoon port & cheese, priority access to the spa and SO much more. There are even children’s amenities including poolside ice cream cart, beach toys, board games and more. 5) In need of an event space? The Inn has you covered. In March of 2017, the Ballroom and Boardroom opened at White Elephant Village. Whether you are planning a large wedding, corporate retreat, or small reception, the Inn can accommodate your needs.

Written by Nantucket Island Resorts


Wedding in the Italian Countryside Yulia & Taras live in Moscow, Russia, but are always traveling. Last spring during a vacation, Taras proposed to Yulia in Portugal by the ocean shore. Our couple was walking along hand-in-hand, listening to the rolling waves and the breeze as it drifted across them. As they walked along, they came to a spot where something was written in the sand. Taras pretended he’d never seen this message before but, in fact, he wrote it just a few hours earlier in a spot that wouldn’t get washed away when the tide came in. It was a small question “Will you marry me?”. After this beautiful engagement, our couple made a decision to start planning their wedding day in Italy. They chose a 19th-century villa in Italy, surrounded by family & their closest friends. It was one of the most intimate and captivating weddings we have ever shot. Tanya & Yulia from She Said Yes Lab

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Photography She Said Yes Lab @shesaidyeslab Makeup Malin Ovskaja @malinobeauty Planning Fairy Italy Wedding @fairy_italy Location Villa Le Due Torrette, Italy @villa_le_due_torrette Flowers Fiori Graphia @fiorigraphia Dress From 24 Salon Kuraje, Designed by Rara Avis @salon_kuraje // @raraavis_official

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Jake Anderson Photo Instagram: @jakeandersonphoto

Everyone who follows wedding fashion knows that Bella Belle creates one of the most gorgeous collections of shoes for your wedding day. Theirs is a fresh and romantic twist on wedding shoes, from heels to that are comfortable, but still make a statement. They even include a selection of flats, that have a leather lining with cushioned padding to make them wearable all day. Bella Belle shoes are made of the finest fabrics, with hand beaded touches, embroidered appliquĂŠs, and exquisite lace. Their shoes are available in a variety of colors, including our favorite: black. Black heels are a modern touch for your wedding day, and stand out against your bridal attire, and as a bonus they can be worn again and again! Some of our favorites include the Florence, featured left, which is hand beaded, and feature cross ankle straps.

Lisa Silva Photography Instagram: @lisasilvaphotography

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Oksana and Trond's Sunset Wedding in Portugal

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“Oksana and Trond’s Belorussian-Norwegian wedding was a simple and intimate affair in the most beautiful of settings - Albufeira, Portugal. Our amazing couple live in Washington DC and had been dreaming for a long time of wedding day in sunny Portugal: sand between the toes, the warm sunshine on their back, and that wonderful ocean breeze.

Photographing Oksana and Trond in the soft sunset light was absolutely breathtaking and captivating.” Tanya & Yulia from She Said Yes Lab Photography She Said Yes Lab @shesaidyeslab Planning Sonho A Dois Location Sao Rafael Atlantico @nauhotels


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The Beloved Chronicles - Vol 2  

The May issue of The Beloved Chronicles features May's Featured Concierge, Tanya and Yulia of She Said Yes Lab.

The Beloved Chronicles - Vol 2  

The May issue of The Beloved Chronicles features May's Featured Concierge, Tanya and Yulia of She Said Yes Lab.