Late Summer Garden Wedding

Photos courtesy Erika Follansbee Photography. A late summer's day, with just a hint of autumn in the air, was the perfect opportunity for a style photo shoot for the 2017 issue of Lakes Region Bride magazine. We gathered with a group of top wedding professionals for a to-die-for table design by divine inspirations! with florals by Mountain Laurel Flowers, a wonderful wedding cake from Ooo La La Creative Cakes, a lacey confection of a gown from Inspirations Bridal and Formal Wear, and hair and … [Read more...]

Inspired Wedding Photo Style Shoot

  All images by AB Photography When you are lucky enough to be gifted your grandmother’s beautiful vintage china, it can provide the inspiration for wedding style. Abby, owner of AB Photography ( was the fortunate recipient of her grandmother’s vintage china. She explains, when asked where the idea for the country Lakes Region photo shoot came from, “My inspiration for this styled shoot was to put together a true New Hampshire wedding centered around … [Read more...]

It’s all in the Details

    Michelle Heath Photo of Moulton's Farm booth 2015 Fall Bridal Show) A great event is all in the details ... we are pulling out all the stops for the Sunday, Nov. 13 Fall Bridal Show at Church Landing. We have so much loveliness in store for those planning weddings, from sumptuous cake samples, signature cocktails (how about one called Always a Bridesmaid?!), photo booth fun, updos and makeup consults by Galleria Salon, a wedding library with lots of FREE planning … [Read more...]

Save the Date for Fall Bridal Show!

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Welcome to your NH wedding…

A group of talented wedding professionals gathered on recent spring day at the Preserve at Chocorua for a style photo shoot. Because of the beautiful, old fashioned farmhouse feel of the Preserve, we wanted to portray an elegant yet farmhouse, country wedding and that is what our vendors brought to the day. Lush, pastel florals, delicate lace and antique china, wooden farmtable and chairs, beautiful gowns and a unique setting made for the perfect day captured by Philbrick Photography. More … [Read more...]

Red White & Gold Wedding Style

    Church Landing in Meredith is elegant at any time of year, so we went glam for this style shoot with a group of wedding professionals. Red, white and gold were the main colors, and the focus was on a winter wedding. (Yes, it's summertime, but if you are planning a winter wedding, think ahead and start choosing colors, linens, etc. now!) Wedding Vendors Photographer: Erika Follansbee Photography Venue: Church Landing/Mill Falls at the Lake Table Design/Linens: … [Read more...]

Wedding Music with Style

Aprylle and Reed, Flute and Guitar. Imagine playing music at more than 250 venues, all over New England. If you have been playing music since 1993, at over 1,000 weddings, you certainly know every style, every type of bride, every venue’s layout and the in’s and out’s of all things wedding. Aprylle and Reed, Flute and Guitar, have been playing music for years and the description of being able to play under many conditions and still deliver top-quality music would define them quite … [Read more...]

Perfect Location, Magical Wedding

Josh & Kelly Date of Engagement: January 2, 2013 Date of Wedding: October 10, 2015 Photographs courtesy Ron Kolias Studios When Kelly and Josh speak about location, they are referring to the special place where their wedding was held. Nothing could be more spectacular than a Lakes Region wedding with history, beautiful foliage, mountains, views…and unique Castle in the Clouds in Moultonboro, NH. Although the couple now resides in California, both … [Read more...]

With Love…From the Family

Erika and Carl Date of engagement: Dec. 17, 2013 Date of wedding:
 May 30, 2015 Images by Kim Keyes Photography Erika and Carl met at a game of Ultimate Frisbee and the bride says, “We were introduced at the tournament. I thought he played on the men’s team but he was in the Army and only came to North Carolina (where the bride resides) on weekends.” After becoming engaged in 2013, the couple had a few years to organize the wedding, with Erika taking the lead in most of the … [Read more...]

The Latest from Contigiani’s

Congratulations to Contigiani's Catering Service on their newly renovated function space at Pheasant Ridge Golf Club! Contigiani's Catering Service, with headquarters in Laconia, NH, also offers function space at beautiful Pheasant Ridge on Country Club Road in Gilford, NH. Recently, the event space at Pheasant Ridge underwent some renovations and the results are stunning. If you are planning a wedding - from large to intimate - or any sort of event, stop by and take a tour of the facility. … [Read more...]