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10 Wedding Trends to Avoid in 2018

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Diana Bruk

Wedding season may be over, but if you’re planning nuptials for the coming year, now is the time to start considering which trends that you saw on Instagram are worth keeping and which need to be thrown out of the window. Here, world-renowned wedding and event designer Jung Lee of FETE NY, the NYC-based event planning and design production firm, gives her tips on which trends we can leave behind in the New Year. So, read on, and enjoy. And if you’re getting married yourself, be sure to read the 50 Best Marriage Tips of All Time. Continue reading

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 exquisite 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!

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

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!

 

I had a wonderful meeting with Anne Tracy of Salty and Sweet event Planing in Kennebunkport at my new favorite coffee shop  Boulangerie at 5 Nasons Court in Kennebunk Maine.  Anne is a very experienced and talented event planner.  I have attached a photo of an event we did this summer on River Locks Rd Kennebunkport  Maine.  Stunning!

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

Sperry Tents of The Seacoast & The Groton Inn In Iconic Groton Mass.

Today I was invited to meet with Holly Varney of The Groton Inn.  This beautiful facility located in iconic Groton Mass. burnt to the ground in 2011. It took years of effort to gain approvals to rebuild the inn.

Today’s visit was remarkable. The architecture and workmanship in the new facility is a site to be seen.  They are creating a specific area for tented weddings. The site rivals any tent venue in Northern New England. It has rolling hills and beautiful trees with hundreds of cattle grazing in the backdrop.  It is right out of a movie!

I strongly recommend that clients call Holly at the Inn for a wedding package.

 

 

 

15 Dead Giveaways You’re About To Get A Marriage Proposal

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Julia Malacoff 8/25/2017

There are two types of marriage proposal: the total shocker, and the one you can see coming from miles away, as if it’s traveling on a Goodyear blimp. Depending on how long you’ve been dating—and how much you’ve talked about marriage with your partner—you can probably guess which type of proposal awaits you.

Regardless, even if you can sense that the big question is imminent, it’s not always easy to pinpoint exactly when it’s going down. So unless your fiancé-to-be is a total master at the art of surprise, here are all of the surefire signs you’re about to get a view of him on one knee—so you can prepare accordingly.  Continue reading

Portsmouth NH Chamber Celebrates 100 Years of Service

Sperry Tents of The Seacoast supplies a 66×86 Sperry Tent for the Portsmouth Chamber of Commerce’s Street Life and 100 years of service. The event was held on The Strawberry Bank Grounds off of Market St in downtown Portsmouth NH