Rhode Island Wedding Guide

Maria & Chris

Father's Gift

As a wedding day present, Maria gave her father a pocket watch with his initials engraved on the face. Discover more wedding gift ideas.

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Wedding Gown

Maria found her wedding gown at David's Bridal in Framingham, and loved the tulle skirt and sweetheart neckline - 2 fabulous trends in bridal gowns.

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Bridal Gown

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Wedding Rings

Maria and Chris' wedding rings were designed by Descar Jewelry in Newton.

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Wedding Shoes

Rather than choosing traditional white shoes, Maria went with a bright pink heel she bought at David's Bridal. A stylish trend in wedding shoes.

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Memorable Keepsakes

Maria's mom gave her an angel for her personalized garter. "My mom was amazing! She had my best interests at heart & helped find my dream venue."

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Something Borrowed

Her "something borrowed" was her grandmother's cameo pin. Married family members were honored by displaying images from their weddings.

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Mother & Daugther Moment

Maria and her mother shared a moment together after helping her into the gown.

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Getting Ready

Maria got ready for her wedding day at her childhood home. Getting into her gown in her old room brought back memories for Maria.

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Wedding Shoes

Maria shows off her pink shoes.

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Wedding Ceremony Decor

The groom's niece & nephew announced the arrival of the bride by carrying a sign, found at Michaels. Discover trends in Wedding Ceremony Decor.

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Including Children

Their daughter was the flower girl. Since she was too young to walk, Maria's mother decorated her stroller with tulle; Chris' niece pushed the stroller.

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Dressing Father-of-the-Bride

Maria's father, dressed in a tuxedo, escorts her down the aisle.

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Wedding Ceremony

When it came to picking a venue for their wedding ceremony, the Martha-Mary Chapel was an easy choice.

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Dream Wedding Location

As a little girl, Maria accompanied family to brunches at the Wayside Inn and often watched brides walk out of Chapel. "It was a dream wedding location."

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Saying 'I do'

The couple exchanging vows at the Martha Mary Chapel.

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And you may kiss the bride...

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Bride, Groom & Daughter

Maria, Chris and their daughter Giovanna. Giovanna wore a stylish flower girl dress.

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Formal Photos

Heavy rains on wedding day meant that most of Maria and Chris' posed formal photographs were taken indoors.

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Bride & Groom

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Bride & Groom

White Cliffs of Northborough has a number of beautiful indoor spaces, including a Juliet balcony overlooking the foyer.

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First Song

Josh Groban's "When you say you love me" was their song. "We borrowed it from my sorority Big sister. Every time I hear the song, I think of true love."

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Family Dance

Halfway through their first dance, Giovanna joined her parents.

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Wedding Card Box

Chris and Maria's brother designed and painted a white mailbox. Displayed as the "card box," Chris and Maria will use the mailbox in their new home.

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Wedding Cake

Their cake topper is a Willow Tree couple that Chris gave Maria when they got engaged, a unique wedding cake topper in lieu of a traditional topper.

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Wedding Cake

Even their dog, Vinnie, made a cameo appearance on their wedding cake.

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Wedding Bouquets

The pink and white Gerber daisy arrangements were designed by Fairie Tale Flowers in Newton. Consider adding a bit of glam to your bridal bouquet.

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Wedding Reception Decor

Maria made her own "Mr" and "Mrs" signs to hang on their chairs at their sweetheart table. Discover more wedding reception decor.

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Emergency Wedding Kit

Maria's "Bride" purse came from Michaels. She also found "bridesmaid" purses for each of her attendants. Discover 'must haves' for your bridal purse.

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Outdoor Photos

The rain let up for a few moments in the evening, so Chris and Maria could take pictures outside White Cliffs and at the gazebo.

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Outdoor Gazebo

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Father/Daughter Dance

Maria and her father danced to Edwin McCain's "Walk With You."

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Groom/Mother Dance

Chris & his mother chose a Beatles song for their dance. The Groom's mother put her best foot forward in a fashionable mother of the groom dress.

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Pink Polka Dot Rain Boots

To avoid getting her new shoes wet, Maria borrowed pink rain boots from a friend for the walk outside.

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Last Dance

Their final dance to Scotty McCreery's "I Love You This Big" was also a meaningful choice for the couple.

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Wedding Rings

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Thank you!

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