Maple Rock Farm is one of those properties that is beautiful no matter what the season. But I must say it is exceptionally amazing in the fall! Julia and Peter took advantage of all the gorgeous character Maple Rock Farm has to offer for their October wedding. An old farm house, tall maple trees, stone walls, an apple orchard and a HUGE barn! It was a photographers dream! But, with it being October in Maine you never know what you will get for weather and let’s just say it was a little chilly for their big day (freezing cold with a snow flurry later that night!). But looking at Julia and Peter you would never know. They were so happy to finally be getting married and celebrating with all their family and friends. They could hardly take their eyes of each other all night long and the way Peter snuggled his new wife in close to keep her warm just made you smile. These two are just so happy to be together. Just as simple as that. Julia and Peter we hope no matter what the weather brings you in your years ahead it’s always full of snuggles, hand holding and cozy nights just like your wedding day. Cheers to you both!
One word comes to mind when thinking about Jamie and Johanna’s wedding day and that’s laughter! Their day started with a first look out on the beach in Kennebunkport and from that point on the couple just couldn’t stop smiling and laughing together. As guests sat in anticipation of Johanna and her father’s walk down the aisle the crowd erupted with laughter when the flower girls made their entrance. The two girls got a bit nervous right before heading down the aisle and Johanna’s brother in law saved the day, doubling as “flower dad” throwing petals as he carried his daughters down the aisle. It was truly a laughter filled moment!
As guests gathered inside the Colony Hotel for dinner, toasts kicked off the evening with the perfect amount of laughter (and dash of tears) to reflect the newlyweds fun loving relationship. I think the whole building could feel the joy coming from that room! But once dinner concluded it was time to hit the dance floor. Everyone, young and old, danced until the final song. Jamie and Johanna we hope this laughter and joy follows you throughout the years ahead and we wish you many more laughs together! Cheers!
It’s not just about how good the food tastes, but how good it looks too!
York, Maine is a special place to Allie and Ashley and was the obvious choice for their wedding celebration! Allie got ready at her Grandmothers home overlooking York Harbor beach and their reception took place at her Uncles home just around the bend. One of the best parts of this day was just how special and intimate it felt. Both brides brought their own personal style to the day and it just felt like they had a very special part in every little touch.
Their excitement, energy and love for each other was nearly tangible throughout their celebration. Tears of joy were shed as Ashley met Allie at the alter, cheers were heard (loudly if I might add) as they were pronounced married and laughter filled the tent during dinners toasts. And speaking of toasts! Allie’s sister (with the help of all guests) gave one of the most amazing, creative and heartfelt toasts I have ever witnessed! Taking from the couple’s history with running marathons she likened their future together to running the Boston Marathon. Just like in their life together they have many, many supporters, who at various mile markers would jump up with signs of support and love cheering them on!! It was fantastic! The whole place was on their feet and cheering for them! It was beautiful. Allie and Ashley we hope that your marathon together is filled with the same beauty and love that surrounded you on your wedding day…. and I have a pretty darn good feeling it will be. Cheers!
Tucked just a few short miles away from the beach and the village of Kennebunkport is Hidden Pond. It’s a stunning wooded property and home to the well known restaurant Earth. If you have had the pleasure of visiting the property you can see why it’s the perfect venue for a celebration! Laura and Jake recited their vows on the forest edge right near the property’s own farm. Cocktails were held in the nearby flower gardens, dinner and dancing in the event barn and an afterparty at Earth!
Their day was so warm, cozy and inviting in every way. Even the clear tent where guests dined was filled with soft light and a cozy nook for snuggling or chats. And what better way to end the night than warm doughnut holes around the fire! Laura and Jake we wish you all the best in the years to come and many more nights around the fire with your loved ones… and doughnut holes… lots of warm doughnut holes!
A beautiful garden with towering sunflowers and a gorgeous mountain scape played backdrop to Will and Lorlette’s New Hampshire wedding. Family and friends gathered at Will’s parents’ home from all over the globe. We love how they infused Lorlette’s Jamaican heritage into the day with rum punch and wedding cake favors, a tradition in Jamaican weddings. Showcasing the beauty of New England while treating guests to some Jamaican flavor with food and drink made the day feel so personal. A wonderful mix from the bride and groom! If there was one thing that everyone seemed to enjoy the most it was the dance floor! Young and old danced together in celebration of this amazing couple joining together. I could hardly keep up! Lorlette and Will, we hope you keep dancing your way through life together surrounded by the love that was all around you on your wedding day! Cheers to you both!
When your family and friends travel from all over the globe to celebrate with you it’s something very, very special. When I asked Emily and Erik what they were most looking forward to on their wedding day they said being surrounded by and celebrating with their family and friends. Every detail of this day was planned out with love and affection for not just the bride and groom but everyone in attendance. You could feel the joy fill the little chapel in Sconset and the energy and excitement was apparent in each toast and of course on the dance floor! Emily and Erik, we hope all your days are filled with the same joy and love and that your travels always bring you back to Nantucket! Cheers! or shall we say Cin Cin!!!!
With rain all week the weather couldn’t have been more perfect for Karen and David’s wedding day. Guests met in Portland to board the ferry boat Bay Mist which took them through Casco Bay passing Spring Point Lighthouse where David proposed to Karen and Willard Beach where Karen’s family has a beach house. The day proceeded in Island fashion with a get away golf cart decorated with a sign reading “just married”, dinner and drinks overlooking the ocean at the Inn on Peaks Island, and ending with a sunset even locals couldn’t resist the urge to snap photos of. Karen and David definitely planned a day family and friends won’t soon forget! Cheers to you both!