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Castle Hill Inn Wedding | Clare & Justin

If you are looking to host your wedding at a quintessential New England venue, look no further than Castle Hill Inn.  Sweetly nestled in Newport, RI – Castle Hill Inn offers couples a versatile location that is both elegant & nautical and rustic & romantic.  I feel so fortunate to have the opportunity to photograph weddings here every year, and every year I my breath is taken away by the beauty Castle Hill has to offer.  When Clare and Justin met with me to discuss their Castle Hill wedding, I was so happy to hear all of their beautiful plans to make their day something special.  They did not disappoint!!

Upon entering Clare’s bridal suite I was meet with a room full of happy, excitement, and most of all a bride who’s smile was contagious.  Clare – you are an incredibly beautiful person, inside and out!  I loved the monogrammed shirts for the bridal party to get ready in, the intimate heirloom pieces, the luscious blooms designed by Greenlion Design, and most of all Clare’s illusion neckline A-line gown designed by the ever talented Christos.  While I was capturing moments with the girls, Jess (my fearless and amazingly talented partner in crime, aka second shooter) was with the guys documenting their celebrations and excitement of the day ahead.

Clare and Justin opted for a first look; the way they melted into each others arms and embraced was absolutely heart warming.  The love between these two was palpable.  Keep scrolling to see what I mean 🙂

Thank you, Clare & Justin for trusting us to capture your gorgeous wedding day – it was truly magical.

xoxo,

Lindsey Rae

 

Dress Designer Christos
Bridal Boutique Saks Fifth Avenue
Groom’s Tux/Suit Designer Bonobos
Bride’s Shoes Kate Spade
Groom’s Shoes Cole Haan
Invitations William Arthur
Bridesmaids’ Dresses Jenny Yoo
Makeup Jennie Kay Beauty
Hair Jennie Kay Beauty
Flowers Greenlion Weddings
Cake/Desert Scrumptions
Caterer Castle Hill Inn
DJ/Band The Free Downloads
Event Coordinator Emily DiBello
Video Frame & Anchor

Smith Barn at Brooksby Farm | Samantha & Andrew

Samantha and Andrew’s rustic Smith Barn wedding was beautiful, full of laughter, and surrounded by so much love.  They put a lot of focus on bringing their two families together and having one really amazing celebration.  I loved their subtle rustic details; mason jars, flowers wrapped in twine, baby’s breath centerpieces, and Samantha’s use of red as an accent color.  It was an honor to watch their day unfold into a perfect beginning of their lives together.  Here a small glimpse into Samantha and Andrew’s wedding day!

Popponesset Inn Wedding | Carolyn & Paul

Carolyn and Paul’s nautical wedding at the Popponesset Inn was an incredible tribute to two people madly in love with each other and the ocean.  Their nautical details included his and her boat shoes, nautical knots, Vineyard Vine neckties, gold painted starfish, sand dollar escort cards, and the most amazing JAWS themed wedding cake.  When I arrived at Carolyn’s getting ready suite I couldn’t help but notice that Carolyn’s beautiful smile lit up the room.  Not even the rain was going to get this girl down!  Here are some photographs that I think highlight their beautiful day.

Gibbet Hill Farm Wedding | Emma & Mike

Emma & Mike’s Gibbet Hill Farm wedding was incredibly intimate.  They put so much thought in the gathering of their family and friends and really turned their day into a celebration of two families coming together.  I was so touched by all of Mike & Emma’s details; hand drawn cards for each other to go along with a special gift before the wedding, a beautiful brooch pin worn by Emma that once belonged to her Grandmother, DIY bouquets that were put together as a “flower night” (much like a paint and wine night) with Emma and her bridesmaids, and the illustrated paper goods which were custom made by Emma’s best friend.  The whole day was filled to the brim with love and celebrations – it was such an honor to be a part of it.  Here is a little glimpse into their special day.