Maine Event Planner Blog

sneak peek: eliza + tim

  more to come! VENDORS: Maine Wedding Planner: Purple Orchid Events Venue: Live Well Farm Catering: Trillium Caterers DJ: Jon Strader Florist: Pretty Flowers Maine Photography: Jamie Mercurio Transportation: Maine Bus Rentals 

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sneak peek: emily & chad

more to come! VENDORS: Maine Wedding Planner: The Purple Orchid, Event Planning Venue: Marianmade Farm Catering: The Bread and Butter Catering Company Photographer: Darling Photography Cocktail Hour Performance / DJ: Isaiah Bennet Music Ceremony Music: Occasional Brass & Strings  Officiant: Stephanie Batterman Florist: Emily Carter Floral Design Rentals: One Stop Event Rentals Hair / Makeup: Read More

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sneak peek: lindsay + mike

more to come! VENDORS: Maine Wedding Planner: The Purple Orchid, Event Planning Catering: Trillium Florist: Michelle Peele DJ: John Dolan Ceremony Music: AJ Edwards Rentals: One Stop Transportation: Country Coach Charters Photographer: Christina Bernales Hair and Makeup: Bei Capelli Videographer: Cody Wambolt Venue: Marianmade Farm

sneak peek: jamie + alex

more to come! VENDORS: Maine Event Planner: The Purple Orchid, Event Planning Venue: Inn at Ocean’s Edge Catering: Trillium Florist: Coco Design Photographer: Theo Milo  Hair / Makeup: Studio 90 on Fleet Band: Encore  Rentals: Wallace Event Rentals

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maine wedding venues: going coastal

Maine has 3,478 miles of coastline with 3,166 off-shore islands <– the only two states the beat us out in coastline are Florida and Louisiana, that’s pretty impressive. There’s just something about the ocean that’s so magical, a view that never gets old. Let’s visit some coastal wedding venues that provide the quintessential Maine backdrop. Samoset Read More

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maine wedding venues: farms + barns

The first venue category we’re visiting is barns and farms — we’re big fans of the barn wedding here at Purple Orchid. Farms cover 1.35 million acres of land in Maine and provide the perfect backdrop for a wedding, farms and barns can be dressed up or down, really allowing the couple to bring their Read More

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maine wedding venue week

It’s no secret that we love, love, love the state of Maine. Two of us have been lucky enough to call this place home from the start, and Meli has quickly adapted to the Maine lifestyle and now considers herself a Mainer. One of the reasons Maine is such a great place to get married is Read More

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inspiration: maine engagement picture locations

Another great way to explore the amazing views, landscape, lighthouses, rocky shorelines, and mountains in Maine is during your engagement pictures. Below are some fun options for you to explore! The Coast Willard Pine Point Crescent Beach Biddeford Pool Urban The Old Port Anderson St, Portland The “in-between” streets in Bangor, Augusta, Brunswick – anywhere! Parks Read More

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inspiration: spring bouquets

This past week has been particularly grey. And full of rain. Hopefully these spring wedding bouquets will bring some brightness to your day. source source source source source  

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tips for making your wedding guest list

photo cred: Kerri Green Time to start the guest list! You will spend a lot of time thinking about this — there’s no way around it. It can get a bit chaotic, especially if one or both sets of parents are helping plan and contribute financially. It’s important for you and your fiancé to be upfront Read More

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