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On The Road With Sperry Tents, Waterville Valley New Hampshire

Michael Parkin was on the road last Friday to New Hampshire White Mountains. Sperry is planning to provide a 46×106 sailcloth tent with a full English Chestnut Tent Floor at this Waterville Valley view home in Campton NH.

Mother nature surprised us with an early dusting of powder.   What a fantastic view!

 

 

On The Road With Sperry Tents Gloucester, Massachusetts

Sperry Tents Seacoast was on the road again last week meeting with clients for 2018 weddings. Here is a stunning late fall photo of an Equiset Oceanside backyard on Dolivers Neck Road in Gloucester Massachusetts. We would install custom anchors to install our 46×105 Sperry Sailcloth Tent.   We are only limited by our imagination!

Sperry Tents And Exeter Events &Tents Team Up To Create A Spectacular Wedding

This photo is a working tribute to how two great companies can work in tandem to create a fantastic event!   This tent was installed by my daughter Ashley’s  company Exeter Events and Tents. www.exetereventsandtents.com.  The flooring was installed by her father’s company Sperry Tents Seacoast. Our family is very proud of both our great companies and their talented staff This event was at Hidden Pond In Kennebunk Maine

 

Why Are The Bride’s Parents Still Paying For Most Of The Wedding?

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Natalie Gontcharova9/5/2017

While many aspects of weddings have become less traditional and cookie-cutter over the years, one convention stubbornly remains: In heterosexual unions, the bride’s parents are still writing the majority of the checks. Is this because the parents of females are somehow magically wealthier? Of course not. It’s because many years ago, before women could own property, they were “given away” into marriage with a dowry, which was essentially a way to pay the groom’s family for taking their daughter off their hands. Continue reading

Inn by The Sea in Cape Elizabeth Maine

We are thrilled to announce that Sperry Tents Seacoast has been awarded an exclusive contract to provide wedding tents at the beautiful  Inn by The Sea in Cape Elizabeth Maine.  They have a fantastic seaside location just south of Portland Maine.  It is very quiet and exclusive but just 15 minutes for the Portland Airport.   They have breathtaking views of the southern Maine Coast.  What a perfect site for your destination Maine wedding.

Our staff  will be providing authentic hand sewn authentic sailcloth  Sperry Tents, polished wood dance floors and custom lighting for their brides.

Please call Christina DiOrio sales manager for the Inn  at 207 799 3134.

 

Weddings At The Mariner Resort, Ogunquit Maine

Here at Sperry Tents Seacoast we are quite busy visiting with couples measuring for a busy 2018 wedding season. Michael Parkin our owner  visited today with a lovely couple having a wedding at this wonderful water view location at The Mariner Resort  734 Main St Ogunquit Maine. marinerresort.com. They are renting a 46×125 Sperry Sailcloth Tent and dance floor  for their May 2018 wedding.

Congratulations on your engagement.  Our Sperry team looks forward to working with you!

Tented Weddings On Chebeague Island In Portland Harbor Maine

Today I had the opportunity to visit the Inn On Chebeague Island in Portland Harbor Maine. Sperry is now  producing more and more weddings on The Casco Bay Islands.The Wedding is going to be at the Inn on Chebeague  www.chebeagueislandinn.co.

I traveled the very talented Brigid Amendo of Landfall Designs to plan a July 2018 wedding at the Inn.  http://www.landfalldesigns.com/

This island wedding is going to feature our exclusive 46×105 Coastal Clear Tent.  We will also be providing a 32 round clear tent for cocktails.  We will post the wedding photos in a summer 2018 blog.    Can’t wait!

 

Why Do Brides Need To Have Something Old, New, Borrowed, And Blue?

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Claire Nowak4/18/2017

The traditional wedding rhyme goes: Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue, and a sixpence in your shoe.

It describes the four (technically five) objects a bride should have with her on her wedding day for good luck, and brides have been following this custom for centuries. But why?

The mantra started as a Victorian-era rhyme that came out of the English country Lancashire. In that time, the ‘something blue’ was usually a garter, and the blue and old items protected the bride against the Evil Eye, a curse passed through a malicious glare that could make the bride infertile. ‘Something borrowed’ was preferably the undergarment of a woman who already had children. Legend says that wearing this would confuse the Evil Eye into thinking the bride was already fertile, and the curse would be thwarted. (Find out where the bouquet toss comes from.)

These special items have taken on slightly different meanings today, but their symbolism is still important for brides on their special day. According to The Knot, ‘something old’ stands for continuity; ‘something new’ shows optimism for the future; ‘something borrowed’ symbolizes borrowed happiness; and ‘something blue’ represents purity, love, and fidelity.

And if a non-British bride is so lucky to find a sixpence to put in her shoe, she uses it as a wish for good fortune and prosperity. With all that settled, here’s why bridesmaids all wear the same color.

8 Things Every Bride Should Know, According To Rachel Zoe

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Rachel Zoe has been a bride once – and a bridal stylist

too many times to count – so she knows what it takes to make sure the big day goes off without a hitch. Here are her eight pro tips for a flawless wedding day.

  1. Make sure to carry a snack.

“Definitely keep a little snack in your bag, along with gum and mints. You’re going to be talking to 700 people that night, and you’re not going to eat for many, many, many hours.” Continue reading

Rets Roost Event At Throwback Brewery In North Hampton New Hampshire

Saturday we worked with Throwback Brewery in North Hampton New Hampshire on a fundraiser for Retts Roost. Retts Roost was established to create a sanctuary for families who have or had  a child afflicted by Cancer.  Please support their beautiful mission at throwbackbrewery.com