Wedding Dress Vendor: Madeleine’s Daughter

February 2nd, 2012

Wedding Dress Vendor: Madeleine’s Daughter

Tucked into the seaport town of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Madeleine’s Daughter has helped hundreds of brides choose the right wedding gown over its 35 years in business. The shop carries everything from the affordable to the haute couture, and its experienced staff provides personalized attention in its bridal suite consultations. We talked to owner Elizabeth…


Maine Wedding Music: Vendor Feature: Opus Trio

December 6th, 2011

Maine Wedding Music: Vendor Feature: Opus Trio

There’s nothing like live music to bring a touch of class and vibrancy to a wedding, whether for the ceremony, reception or both. When those musicians are classically trained, your guests are sure to be wowed. Meet Opus Trio, comprised of William Bell and Jennifer Nash on violin and cellist Andria Chase, who shares more…


Maine Wedding Transportation: Vendor Feature – Country Coach Charters

November 8th, 2011

Maine Wedding Transportation: Vendor Feature – Country Coach Charters

If you happen to see a black 1936 Buick Special 8 cruising around the midcoast, chances are it belongs to Country Coach Charters. Based in Nobleboro, they offer the finest transportation services from a fleet that also includes two white limousines and several other vehicles. Whether chauffeuring the bride and groom or ferrying guests to…


Maine Wedding Officiant: Captain Ken Barnes

October 4th, 2011

Maine Wedding Officiant: Captain Ken Barnes

For many couples planning a wedding along Maine’s coast, the idea of being married by a sea captain holds a certain nostalgic appeal. We happen to know local seafarer who’s keeping the tradition alive and well. Captain Ken Barnes is a master mariner and notary public who’s been officiating weddings for more than 30 years,…


Maine Wedding Gifts: Vendor Feature – CHART Metalworks

September 14th, 2011

Maine Wedding Gifts: Vendor Feature – CHART Metalworks

The best wedding gifts evoke a sense of timelessness and capture the unique spirit of each couple’s big day. At CHART metalworks, a gem of a jewelry shop near Portland’s waterfront, you’ll find both. Co-owners (and couple) Charlotte Leavitt and John Guptil craft necklaces, bracelets, cufflinks and other adornments from nautical charts. Picture a pendant…