Calling All Photographers!


Submit your photos now to Seacoast Weddings! Don’t miss being in the 2017 issue of Seacoast Weddings. Send us your submissions by following instructions on our 2016 Seacoast Weddings Photo Submission Form. DEADLINE: October 7, 2016. INSPIRATION SHOOTS — In addition to our popular Real Seacoast Weddings submissions, we want inspiration shoots. Any inspiration shoot is welcome, based on any theme, with any team of professionals. We’re also looking for photos reflecting these editorial topics: FEATURE: Fun, Surprising and Unique…

Jackie Eagle & James Diguiseppe


September 19, 2015 Groton, MA Planning a wedding can be challenging, but planning a wedding from thousands of miles away would daunt even an experienced event planner. Thanks to their families and friends, Jackie and James – who are originally from the Boston area – were up to the challenge. James proposed to Jackie on her birthday, December 30, 2013, three days before they moved from Chicago to Sydney, Australia. “We knew we’d be planning a wedding from afar,” says…

Erika Peace & Michael Behrmann


September 20th, 2014 New Castle, NH Erika and Michael’s engagement started with a work of art and culminated with a sunny wedding by the ocean. In 2013, Michael proposed to Erika by commissioning an original artwork, called a sound form, that depicted his voice saying “Erika, will you marry me?” A year later, they were married on a summery day at Fort Constitution, a Coast Guard station on Portsmouth Harbor in New Castle, NH. Erika arrived at the ceremony with…

Where there is love there is life.

Mahatma Gandhi

Where there is love there is life.

Bohemian Wedding Inspiration


Nancy Gorman, owner of Makeup by Nancy A Bohemian Chic style wedding has become a popular trend and lately and, we, a group of New England wedding professionals collaborated together and created a styled shoot that provided a different twist on it then the normal neutrals, greens and cream colors. We wanted to keep with the eclectic mix of hippie {peace & love}, nomad and gypsy lifestyle with an artistic flair. We chose to use deep purple, burgundy and white…

Karen O’Shaughnessy & Charlie Traver


August 29, 2015 Dover, NH Karen and Charlie dated for eight years before he proposed the day after Christmas. A pilot, Charlie got home at 2 a.m. Karen waited up for him. When Charlie insisted that she open a few of her gifts, Karen reluctantly agreed. One of them was a ring. “I saw it and thought ‘oh no, here I am wearing my reindeer pajamas and he’s proposing’!” she says. The couple wanted a relaxed wedding, “nothing typical,” Karen…

All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt.

Charles Schulz

All you need is love

Bringing Elegance to Beach Weddings


By Kathryn Porritt, owner of Bridal Style Inc. Deciding to host your wedding at the beach doesn’t automatically mean you need a nautical or seaside theme filled with starfish and seashells. Instead, we’re seeing a gorgeous twist towards boho style and vintage elegance at the beach, meaning that the more traditional beach weddings are being given a romantic makeover. The Latest Wedding Palettes The latest wedding themes have a muted undertone, embellished with vintage elegance and a twist of boho…

Calligraphy Styles


By Laura Lubanski We have been seeing a trend towards incorporating gorgeous hand calligraphy throughout the invitation suite, and we must admit, we’re a bit smitten! Calligraphy is such an art form and we love the idea of an actual person calligraphing your text, adding such a personal touch to your invitations! It can be used in so many different ways that it’s hard to find a reason not to incorporate this element into your suite. From super modern to very…

An Original Blend


August 15th, 2015 New Gloucester, ME When Tony proposed in April 2014, he didn’t just give me the ring we’d picked out together. He threw in some French Champagne and Italian cookies for good measure. If there are things Tony and I love almost as much as each other, it’s great food, delicious drinks and bringing together our cultures with friends and family. Tony grew up in Arizona as part of an Italian American family and he took staple Italian…