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April 2012


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With picturesque oceanfront landscape, the BAR HARBOR INN is the perfect setting for your wedding. Whether you want a large celebration or something more intimate, we can accommodate you. Call 800-248-3351 today and let us help you plan your special day to the last detail.

Bear Mountain Inn is the perfect waterfront venue for your wedding in Maine. The Inn will see to everything, from linens to entertainment. Set the stage for a romantic and blissful wedding oasis–come to the Bear Mountain Inn! 364 Waterford Rd., Waterford, 583-4404,

Located right in Scarborough, Bei Capelli is Maine’s premier salon. Classic yet modern up-do’s are our forte, and we can accommodate an entire wedding party at once, making your ceremony prep quick and easy. Email to speak with Tracey, our wedding coordinator.

The Bethel Chamber of Commerce can make the Bethel area your mountain wedding destination, helping plan every detail of your wedding, from lavish spa trips to an intimate honeymoon getaway locale. Have the wedding everyone will talk about for years to come. 824-2282,

Since 1984, Cakes Extraordinaire has been creating award-winning wedding cakes. Known around Portland as the “cake professionals,” Cakes Extraordinaire will work with you to mix your pictures and ideas into the cake of your dreams–with a 100% guarantee. 1054 Brighton Ave., 874-2253,

Portland’s Cosmetic Enhancement Center of New England offers the finest, most advanced aesthetic cosmetic and laser procedures and services in New England. Our experienced team will provide a personalized treatment plan to help you look and feel your best! Call 888-418-3809 for your FREE consultation!

Dodge the Florist professionals will assist you in creating that unique style that is truly yours for your wedding celebration. Flowers help set the style of your wedding. The color, fragrance, and symbolism they provide add romance and meaning to your special day.

East End Cupcakes are the perfect wedding treat! They evoke a sense of nostalgia, they’re personal-sized (no need to share), and provide a platform for endless flavor combinations so that every palate is sure to be pleased! 426 Fore St., Portland. 228-3304,

Elizabeth Prior’s custom-made gold, silver, and glass jewelry makes your big day. Let your imagination run wild and add an imprint of initials, dates, latitude and longitude coordinates of that special place… It’s all up to you! 9 Hands Gallery, 613 Congress St., 799-3737,

The Emporium is the perfect place for your bridal registry, hosting products from such world-renowned companies as Swarovski, Herend, Waterford, and Beatriz Ball. The Emporium’s intimate Kennebunkport shop is literally filled to the rafters with beautiful collectibles and gift ideas! 50 Dock Square, 967-2139,

Falmouth Country Club’s spectacular Outdoor Event Pavilion and stately Clubhouse offer beautiful golf course views for your special day. Our experienced staff will help you every step of the way. Every wedding held at the Club includes a one year Family Membership to Falmouth!

With a large selection of traditional engagement and wedding ring options, Folia is a leading destination for custom design work and treasured for unique, wearable, and durable pieces. Edith Armstrong leads a team of jewelers to design and make a beautiful piece especially for you.

From cupcakes to formal cakes and everything in between, Good Eats Boutique can customize your wedding cake and craft delicious wedding favors. Just like no two couples are the same, your wedding treats will be specifically tailored to you and your desires. 463 Stevens Ave., 773-1000,

The Harraseeket Inn combines antiques and Old World charm with personal, modern amenities, giving a perfect accent to your wedding. The Inn provides the services of an experienced wedding coordinator to ensure every facet of your wedding is flawless. 162 Main St., Freeport, 865-9377,

House Productions captures the energy, not in a video tape, but with a cinemagraphic movie experience It’s the most exciting and important day of your life. You’ll feel more alive than you ever have, and you want to remember it that way. 522-5349

Just like a movie set or fashion shoot, I Do Spas works on location for your wedding day or any special event to create an unforgettable look and a great spa day. Get gorgeous hair and flawless makeup; it’s your day to shine! 441-0008,

The Italian Heritage Center offers complete and personalized wedding reception planning. With specialty linens, floral arrangements, sit-down dinner or buffet menus, on-site ceremonies to your tastes and budget. Discounted hotel accommodations, shuttle service, chocolate fountain, signature cocktails–we do it all. 772-2500,

Keithley in the Kitchen is a personal chef and catering service. A personal chef will leave you with more quality time to enjoy your life! Enjoy healthy and well-prepared meals in the comfort of your own home, with menu plans designed especially for you. 776-3602,

Kitchen Chicks Catering has helped create beautiful and memorable weddings for 40 to 400 guests at breathtaking locations. With delicious food, impeccable service, and meticulous attention to detail, Kitchen Chicks will make sure every detail of your wedding is spectacular and entirely care-free. 985-0252,

Maine Limousine Service, specializing in luxury transportation and service, will get you to–and from–the chapel in style. The wedding service includes champagne, a red wedding carpet, a “Just Married” sign, and a professional, experienced chauffeur. Not to mention pre- and post-wedding activity transport! 883-0222,

Maple Hill Farm Inn & Conference Center, Maine’s “greenest” conference and events venue, is an experienced full-service facility ready to host your wedding! Maple Hill Farm is widely acclaimed for their planning and will tailor your wedding to your specific needs. 11 Inn Road, Hallowell. 1-800-622-2708,

The love and joy of weddings inspires Maria Antonieta to work with the bride, the mothers, bridesmaids, and guests. Enjoy elegant, personalized designs as well as bridal jewelry to complement your look. Maria Antonieta’s expertise will help your dreams come to life. 15 Free St. 871-8200,

Haven’t you heard? Nothing Bakes Like a Parrott! Order a stylish, homemade wedding cake for your centerpiece and anything from whoopie pies to cupcakes in a jar for your guests–these rich treats are sure to please. 740 Broadway St., Suite 200, S. Portland. 899-1088,

On the Marsh is the perfect place for your wedding–either indoor or out. With lush landscapes and elegant rooms, let our top-notch chef prepare your dream rehearsal and reception dinners. 46 Western Ave., Kennebunk. 967-2299,

Papier Gourmet– Maine’s premier Stationery and Gift Store. Let our expert staff help you plan your wedding stationery. Our products include Save The Date Cards, Announcements, Invitations, Ceremony Programs, Place Cards, Seating Arrangement Posters, Thank You Notes and Personal Stationery, Favor Packaging and Attendant Gifts.

Add energy, laughter and pizzazz to your wedding with Parrott’s Photo Booth Company. The vintage allure of the custom-built photo booth and high-end photos will leave your guests with memories of your big day for years to come. And of course, props are included! 899-1088,

Pier 77 & The Ramp Bar and Grill are ideal for your wedding party. Pier 77 has a formal dining room with views of Cape Porpoise Harbor–perfect for your rehearsal dinner. The Ramp is more casual, with its own bar menu at hard-to-beat prices. 967-8500,

Pooh Corner Farm located in Bethel is a full-service wedding florist who offers bouquets, centerpieces, rentals, plants, and delivery services to help you make your wedding a memorable day. 836-3276,

Enjoy your wedding reception in comfort and style at the Purpoodock Club’s private clubhouse, located just minutes from downtown Portland. The Club can provide accommodations for up to 150 seated guests and 250 for a cocktail setting. Contact Heather Dusty at 799-2273 or visit

Reed & Barton products are renowned for their superb design and superior craftsmanship. In addition to flatware, stemware, and dinnerware, the Reed & Barton name also graces a full complement of giftware including picture frames, children’s gifts, crystal and metal serveware, Christmas ornaments, and hardwood chests.

Sam’s Great Northern Lobster Bakes and full-service catering company bring the taste of the Maine Coast to your wedding. From a classic Maine lobster bake or clambake to a delicious buffet, all dishes are prepared as simply or elegantly as you desire. 797-6719,

Unique and secluded, the Schooner Olad is an idyllic setting for your wedding ceremony. Drifting on the sea in front of Curtis Island Lighthouse with your wedding party on board, your mainland stress will melt away, leaving you free to truly enjoy your special day. 236-2323,

Located in Portland’s Old Port, Serendipity offers upscale, sophisticated choices for the bride, mother-of-the-bride, mother-of-the-groom, attendants, and guests of the wedding. From the most formal occasion or garden party to a night on the town, Serendipity has the dress you want. 772-0219,

Springer’s Jewelers, with Maine and New Hampshire’s largest diamond engagement ring and wedding band collection, will help you find the right ring to make your loved one sparkle–from the day you pop the question to after you tie the knot! Portland, Bath, and Portsmouth.

Starlight Custom Cakes is a specialty cake shop. We take great pride in creating exquisite fondant-covered wedding and special occasion cakes, as well as unique, sculpted cakes using the freshest ingredients. Starlight Custom Cakes is where cake and sugar really do become edible art! 236-4813,

Tavecchia offers stylish, inspirational wedding dresses, jewelry, and accessories. The elegance and artful flair is perfect for the mothers of the bride and groom and, of course, the bride herself! Tavecchia will have you falling in love all over again. 52 Exchange St. 772-1699,

Thistles & Things provides an assortment of “Gifts with a Scottish Flair”. In business over 20 years, we’re pleased to have items designed and handcrafted in Scotland, each year discovering new family businesses who create their own products. Perfect for finding that special bridal gift.

Come see what the talk is about! Trisha’s offers gowns and dresses for that special occasion; mother of the bride or groom, bridal reception, dinner parties, social galas, fundraising events (Trisha’s will even help with your formal fundraising event!). High fashions…locally. Topsham Fair Mall. 729-4696,

At Two Fat Cats Bakery we pride ourselves on making wedding cakes, cupcakes, and pies that you will love to serve to your guests. Using only the finest ingredients, we offer round and square wedding cakes and three standard decoration styles: classic, elegant, and entwined. 347-5144,

Village Food Market’s Harvest and Plate Catering service is dedicated to providing creative seasonal menus for easy and elegant entertaining. From hors d’oeuvres to desert, Harvest and Plate Catering service will bring variety and culinary pleasure to your wedding table. 230 Main St., Ogunquit. 646-2122,

Whitehall Inn has been Camden’s premier wedding reception and rehearsal dinner venue for over a century. Surprisingly affordable, we customize your dream event you and your guests will remember for a lifetime, with spacious facilities for you and your guests to relax and enjoy. 52 High St., Camden. 800-789-6565,

Find the diamond of your dreams at Windham Jewelers, Maine’s “family  jeweler” for over 30 years. The experienced staff and breathtaking selection is the perfect combination to help you find the wedding ring you’ve always hoped for. Route 302, Windham. 892-6700,

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