There is little argument that can be made against the wedding dress being the most important aspect of your bridal look. However, what you pair with you breathtakingly gorgeous gown can make or break your overall look — Accessories, shoes, and even your nails can make a big impact. Yes, even your nails. Although most brides may opt for a traditional French manicure for their big day, it doesn’t mean that you can’t have fun with your wedding nails! To inspire you with lots of bridal manicure goodness, we’ve put together ten of our favorite wedding nail looks…we know they won’t disappoint. Remember, your bridal looks is all about you – your nails should also speak to your personality and the style of your wedding too. No worries here, though, we have got a look for each and every Newport Wedding Glam bride! 1. Modern Manicure Are you a girl
Amanda and Kyle were married at the Ocean Cliff in Newport RI in the fall. This wonderful couple selected Newport for their wedding because Amanda had visited and fell in love with with the amazing town. It was a perfect fit! Amanda looked stunningly beautiful in a Kenneth Pool gown and glamorous 4 inch heels. Amanda’s, strapless ball gown style was made of tulle with crystal beading on the belt and a sweetheart neckline. When asked how she picked the dress she said “It was so different and so beautiful. My mom and I could not stop looking at it the bridal store.” The bridesmaids wore Bill Levcoeff dresses that were long and strapless, while the groom and groomsmen were adorned in Vera Wang Tuxes. The wedding had a soft romantic theme with soft neutral colors and lots of candles. The brides flowers was all white/ivory peonies and champagne roses. The
It’s no secret that planning for your wedding day can be a stress-inducing experience. There are many details to remember, tons of prep to do, and lots of decision to make before you can enjoy the big day. However, wedding planning shouldn’t be synonymous with stress and being miserable — this is a time for reveling in happiness and enjoying each precious moment of the days before you marry the love of your life. As the premier resource for helping Newport brides go from “yes!” to “I do,” we are here to make sure that joy heavily outweighs stress throughout your wedding planning experience. To get you started on the right foot, we’ve created the guide to stress-free wedding planning. Check out tips and tricks below! image via Maggie Conley Photography Take your Time — Because most brides only take a year to plan their dream wedding, it can lead to high
Think you’ve seen all the unique wedding guest book ideas there are to be seen? Well think again because we’ve got eight fabulous wedding guest book alternatives that are super unique and fun too! So throw out the traditional guest book and check out our ideas for how to spice up the occasion for you and your guests! From fun and laid back to sentimental mementos, we’ve got something for every Newport bride and groom! 1. The Musical Score — The thumbprint guest book is a pretty widespread trend on the wedding scene these days, but this unique spin on the idea has us totally smitten. Have a favorite song together? Music lovers? In love with the thumbprint trend? Then this idea can definitely bring a unique quality to your day. Simple pick out a song that you’d like to use, print out the score in the size you would like,
There was a time when wedding cakes came in two flavors…chocolate or vanilla. This was the same time that white or chocolate icing found their way on to every single wedding cake there was to be seen. Thankfully, however, those days of boring wedding cakes are over and gone. Today, wedding cakes can take the shape, color, and theme of anything you can dream up and we are definitely loving all the creative freedom. Newport brides are too. Everywhere you look wedding cakes are taking the top tier as one of the most important reception decor pieces, and rightfully so. However, one wedding cake trend, that is making a splash at weddings throughout Rhode Island, has us truly inspired to share this week. Can you guess what trend we are referring to? If you guessed stunning, hand-painted wedding cakes then you are spot on! From the artistry to the fine
Michelle and Rory describe themselves as devoted teammates. Says the bride, “though born and raised 3,000 miles apart, we quickly realized we had values and dreams in common, which grew into a relationship that can best be described as easy, organic, happy and truly loving.” Michelle and Rory were married on May 24, 2013 at the beautiful Castle Hill Inn in Newport. As the New York Times says, it’s “quite simply, the best spot in town,” and we couldn’t agree more. From the breathtaking seaside ceremony location to the custom sailcloth reception tent, this venue oozes New England romance. Their wedding was beautiful, full of lighthouses, love, and Irish accents (the groom is originally from Ireland!). Castle Hill Inn did the catering for the wedding, Kim Lamothe of Greenlion Weddings handled the wedding flowers, and Them Apples brought the tunes to the reception! Some unique details that Blueberry Creative captured on film were Rory’s toast (it’s
You’ve exchanged vows, you’ve danced until your heart’s content, you’ve cut the cake, and you’ve thanked everyone that attended your Newport wedding and so the time has finally come for you to be whisked off to your honeymoon destination with the love of your life. Everyone has gathered and it is time for the big send off into marital bliss and lifelong happiness. As the closing moment of the wedding day for you and your guests, the wedding send off is a special moment for everyone involved. Therefore, the big exit needs to be memorable, fun, and reflect you and your fiancée’s personalities. But coming up with a new and unique idea can be difficult, right? We know the perils of finding unique ways to spice up your wedding day and that’s why those of us here at Newport Wedding Glam are excited to send some creative inspiration your way!
Everywhere you look in Newport, people are connected and networking, whether it is with good friends via Facebook or with the happenings of the world thanks to a live Twitter feed. Whether you personally like it or not, there is no doubt that social media has changed the way we live and, in this case, plan and celebrate our wedding days. Inevitably you will be connected to social media throughout your wedding planning process and you can bet that almost each and every one of your guests will arrive with a phone, camera, iPad, or some other gadget of their choice, so using social media brings up very important questions when it comes to your wedding day. We are here to tackle those tough questions of figuring how and when to include social media into your big day. Determine Your Priorities Every couple is different. Therefore, every couple has different