On October 6th, 2012, Amanda and Joe were married at Salve Regina University’s Our Lady of Mercy Chapel with their reception being held at the Newport Hyatt Hotel. This wedding was many years in the making as Amanda and Joe first met when they were 11 years old and reconnected as adults!
From beginning to end this wedding was elegant with many fall accents and details. When guests first arrived at the hotel they were treated to Out of Town Boxes provided by New England Invitations with a Newport theme. The ceremony was intimate and heartfelt, with tears of joy from many! Bridesmaids wore chocolate brown dresses, that were stunning and their bouquets from Stoneblossom were exquisite. After their ceremony, the bridal party hit the town on the trolley provided by Rockstar Limo to take pictures throughout Newport with their photographer Jennifer Neves.
The reception was absolutely gorgeous and fit perfectly into the fall theme. The centerpieces, created by Stoneblossom Florist, was a scape of gorgeous flowers that had branches that protruded out it in every direction. On the end of these branches hung oil based votive that truly twinkled in the dim room. The lines were a crinkled cloth in pistachio and were matched with walnut chiavari ballroom chairs. The table numbers were replaced with different venues in Newport, instead of table one the guests would be sitting at the Rosecliff or Newport Bridge table.
Keeping to the fall theme, each guest was given a miniature apple pies tied with a delicate chocolate brown ribbon as a favor provided by Scrumptions. The women were also given pashminas for their shoulders on such a chilly night.
Aside from the beautiful fall theme, it’s safe to say that the main attraction at this wedding was the food. Guests enjoyed a cocktail hour complete with a plethora of passed appetizers, a raw bar, and a soup station. They then moved onto a four-course dinner, which included a salad, antipasto, entree, and of course, cake for dessert. As the night drew on and guests danced they were offered what the couple came to a “late night snack.” This late night snack included pizza and deli sandwiches.