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Sperry Tent Wedding in Tamworth, New Hampshire

Father and Daughter dancing under a Sperry Tent at Reserve the Preserve in Tamworth New Hampshire.  This New Hampshire Lakes Region resort has their own Sperry Sailcloth Wedding Tent and is a fabulous location for the New Hampshire wedding of your dreams.

15 Wedding Trends That Are In For 2019

Here’s an article in Shefinds Magazine by Linda DiProperzio on upcoming wedding trends for 2019.

For brides getting married in 2019, the wedding planning fun is just beginning. Planners and vendors are already seeing a crop of new trends popping up as they start to look towards the coming year. From food and flowers to attire and decor, here are 15 trends that are sure to be super hot in 2019.

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Cheat Sheet for Tipping Wedding Vendors

Here’s a good article on tipping suggestions by Alison Silber, founder and creative director for Engaged And Inspired wedding publication and guest blogger for Bridal Guide Magazine.

Tipping is supposed to act as a reward, so you don’t need to consider it a mandatory expense. Tips are meant to be given for excellent service or for vendors who go above and beyond their contracted duties. Before dishing out gratuity, check your contracts. Some vendors, especially venues and catering companies, will include it in their contract to help eliminate confusion.

Here is a complete guide to which vendors you should tip (and how much!) on your wedding day.

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Demilos Yacht Sales Event House Island in Casco Bay, Portland, ME

Sperry Tents Seacoast was island bound again today!     These are pictures of our 66×106  Sperry Tent set on House Island in Casco Bay,  Portland Maine.

We were honored to work for Demilos Yacht Sales of Portland Maine.   Lani Toscano Designs masterminded this wonderful event.  They  are the dealer for Bertram Yachts and are hosting their clients for the weekend.

 

THE BRIDAL INDUSTRY IS SLOWLY MAKING STRIDES IN SIZE INCLUSIVITY

Fashionista Magazine has an encouraging article by Fawnia Soo Hoo.

The Fall 2018 Bridal Week runways showed support for body-positivity, which will hopefully make for a more size-diverse wedding dress shopping experience.

On the heels of the Spring 2018 New York Fashion Week runways making significant progress in support of body-inclusivity, Bridal Week designers are slowly, but surely, embracing size-diversity, too.

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Veterans Count Annual Fundraiser At Historic Runnymede Farms

Sperry Tent was honored to work with Veterans Count on their annual fundraiser at historic Runnymede Farm on Route 111 in North Hampton New Hampshire.

This photo is of two 46 round Sperry Sailcloth Tents that were used for the cocktail hour.   Sperry provided all the tents, dance floors, stages and electrical for this event.  Easter Seals of New Hampshire was the key sponsor of the event. Exeter Events and Tents provided all the furniture.  The event was designed, managed  and created by Renee Plummer of Two International Group    Kate Malloy of Malloy Events did a fantastic job as the Event Planner.

Fosters Clambake of York  Maine was the caterer.