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We couldn’t be happier to bring you the very first NotWedding event in Portland, Maine. This faux wedding was inspired by Wuthering Heights, and featured a color scheme of purples and greens with a touch of metallic thrown in for good measure. We’ve got some good ideas here, so let’s jump in!

Here’s the inspiration board that started it all:

Photo sources, from left to right, top to bottom: Country Living, Monique Lhuillier 2014, Norham Castle “Sunrise”, Perla Mareek, Zac Posen 2014, Leah Hoffman, Bakers Royale, Amy Merrick


1st NotWedding Portland - photo by Kivalo Photography http://ruffledblog.com/1st-portland-notwedding

braided wedding hair - photo by Kivalo Photography http://ruffledblog.com/1st-portland-notwedding
Photos above by Kivalo Photography

1st NotWedding Portland - photo by ME Photography http://ruffledblog.com/1st-portland-notwedding
Above photo by ME Photography

purple wedding bouquet - photo by Page Photography http://ruffledblog.com/1st-portland-notwedding

purple wedding bouquet - photo by Page Photography http://ruffledblog.com/1st-portland-notwedding
Photos above by Page Photography

1st NotWedding Portland - photo by Kivalo Photography http://ruffledblog.com/1st-portland-notwedding

purple wedding bouquet - photo by Kivalo Photography http://ruffledblog.com/1st-portland-notwedding

1st NotWedding Portland - photo by Kivalo Photography http://ruffledblog.com/1st-portland-notwedding

place setting ideas - photo by Kivalo Photography http://ruffledblog.com/1st-portland-notwedding

1st NotWedding Portland - photo by Kivalo Photography http://ruffledblog.com/1st-portland-notwedding

1st NotWedding Portland - photo by Kivalo Photography http://ruffledblog.com/1st-portland-notwedding

1st NotWedding Portland - photo by Kivalo Photography http://ruffledblog.com/1st-portland-notwedding

gold wedding cake - photo by Kivalo Photography http://ruffledblog.com/1st-portland-notwedding

unique cake tables - photo by Kivalo Photography http://ruffledblog.com/1st-portland-notwedding
Photos above by Kivalo Photography

unique place setting - photo by Page Photography http://ruffledblog.com/1st-portland-notwedding
Above photo by Page Photography

tablescape inspiration - photo by Kivalo Photography http://ruffledblog.com/1st-portland-notwedding

purple wedding cake - photo by Kivalo Photography http://ruffledblog.com/1st-portland-notwedding

Photos above by Kivalo Photography

Don’t miss the highlight video from LMV Productions:

Event Location: Portland, ME / Photography and Save the Date Shoot: ME Photography / Photography and Styled Shoot: Page Photography / Photography and Rehearsal Dinner: Kivalo Photography / Day-Of Coordination: The Refinery Events and Marketing / Floral + Event Design (Ceremony Backdrop + Tables 2 and 6): Lana Wescott Events / Floral + Event Design (Head Table + Tables 1 and 4): The Purple Orchid, Event Planning / Floral + Event Design (Personal Flowers + Tables 2 and 5): Blue Fern Designs / Venue and Rehearsal Dinner: The Barn at Flanagan Farm / Wedding Dress: Rent The Runway / Hair and Makeup: Bei Capelli / Catering: Fire & Co. / Wedding Cake: My Three Cakes (mythreecakes @ gmail.com) / Dessert Bar: Nothing Bakes Like a Parrott / Band: Wavelength Band / Photobooth: Tapsnap Phototainment / Event Rentals: Party Time Rentals / Farm Table Rentals: Heartwood Essentials / Wedding Invitations: Impress Me Designs / Programs: Gus & Ruby Letterpress / Paper Accents: Parrott Design Studio / Videographer: LMV Productions / Wedding Website Builder: Squarespace / National Travel Vendor: Bliss by Luxury Concierge Travel / National Linen Vendor: LinenTablecloth / National Sparkling Wine Sponsor: Ferrari / Media Partners: flower Magazine, The Knot, and WellWed Magazine – Maine and New Hampshire

1 comments
  • Cathy

    Artistic and Vintage. I love it. Excellent photos.

    Thank you