Archive for the ‘Announcements’ Category

The Value of a Wedding Planner

There are many blogs and articles out there about the virtues and benefits of hiring a wedding planner. Not surprisingly, most of these are written by wedding planners or wedding planning companies, but the best, and most honest, are written by couples who wish that they had hired a planner or scrambled to hire one […]

Pantone Color Institute™ Color of the Year

Every year there are colors that are “hot” and colors that are “not”. It seems that the color palates that were all the rage even 5 years ago seem outdated today. It’s especially fascinating working in the wedding and event industry to see the evolution of color and how it’s used. The Pantone Color Institute™ […]

The Nonantum Resort in Kennebunkport, Maine

At Sperry Tent Seacoast one our favorite locations to work is The Nonantum Resort in Kennebunkport, Maine. Working at the Nonantum Resort makes my job enjoyable because of the wide open event space and a vintage seacoast landscape that is second to none. The authentic combination of Sperry Tents on the waterfront features a simple […]

10 Unspoken Marriage Rules

Stick to these guidelines, even though you didn’t vow to at your wedding By Dawn Papandrea for Woman’s Day Every married person knows to be faithful, stay truthful and be there for her partner through good times and bad—they’re in the wedding vows, after all. But most seasoned couples would admit that some unspoken rules […]

Unique Wedding Sites in Portsmouth New Hampshire

Moffatt-Ladd House and Garden: 154 Market St., Portsmouth, 603-436-8221, www.moffattladd.org *A National Historic Landmark; Georgian mansion with private terraced formal gardens and newly-renovated ”warehouse” rental available for weddings and functions. Located near the Hilton Garden Inn/Downtown Portsmouth (100 High St., 603-431-1499, www.portsmouthdowntown.stayhgi.com) and the Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel (250 Market St., 603-431-2300,www.sheratonportsmouth.com) Wentworth-Coolidge Mansion: 375 Little Harbor Rd., Portsmouth, 603-436-6607, www.nhstateparks.org  *A National Historic Landmark […]

Happy Holidays!

Thank you for being our customer. We look forward to continuing our relationship in the coming year. All the best to you and your family. Sperry Tents Seacoast | 436 Shattuck Way, Newington, NH | 03801-7838 | Phone: 603-778-9838www.sperrytentsseacoast.com

The 10 Mistakes Couples Make When Booking Their Honeymoons

The honeymoon is a much-needed respite after months of wedding planning. For many couples, it’s also the trip of a lifetime — the first long, exotic trip taken together. Heaven, right? Not always. Believe it or not, it is possible to do it wrong, thanks to ill-timed bookings, too-small budgets and more. We consulted a […]

Reality Romance! 12 Couples that Found Love on The Bachelor and The Bachelorette

The ABC dating show has produced many couples — some married, others engaged or dating. In honor of Andi Dorfman’s season of The Bachelorette, we’re looking back at which former contestants beat the odds and found love. BY TERRI POUS

The 6 Biggest Etiquette Mistakes Brides Make

by Carolyn Hsu Wedding etiquette is a pretty tricky subject, and sometimes brides might not even realize they’ve broken “the rules” until someone gets upset at them. We know that the last thing you want to stress about is a sticky etiquette situation — so to help you navigate the ins and outs of wedding […]

Stay Local! The 10 Best U.S. Honeymoon Resorts

1. Post Ranch Inn, Big Sur, California As part of the 2014 Brides Best Honeymoon awards, we’re counting down the best places for newlyweds to stay in the Mainland U.S. From luxe resorts in the Napa Valley to hotel oases in the Sedona Desert, you’re guaranteed a memorable stay no matter which resort you choose. […]