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Vendor Spotlight: Spring Smith Studios

By On February 22, 2017

French’s Point Estate is thrilled to continue a our series of blog posts spotlighting amazing Maine wedding vendors that help to make weddings at our waterfront wedding venue not only successful but truly the embodiment of… Read More

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Hersey Retreat Road Cottage Series: Driftwood Cottage

By On February 16, 2017

One of the wonderful things about French’s Point Estate is that in addition to more traditional hotels, motels and bed and breakfasts, there is an extensive network of nearby houses and cottages available… Read More

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Vendor Spotlight: Kim Doll Onsite Wedding Stylist

By On February 15, 2017

French’s Point Estate is thrilled to continue a our series of blog posts spotlighting amazing Maine wedding vendors that help to make weddings at our waterfront wedding venue not only successful but truly the embodiment of… Read More

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5 Romantic Wedding Poems

By On February 14, 2017

One of the best ways to personalize and customize your wedding is by adding a special, meaningful romantic poem that sums up how you feel about one another. You can either read… Read More

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Anatomy of a Wedding Invitation

By On February 13, 2017

We asked our friendor Lauren Myers from Lauren Rachel to give us her professional advice on wording a wedding invitation. Lauren designs custom paper goods for weddings from save-the-date cards to invitation… Read More

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Hersey Retreat Road Cottage Series: Hersey Retreat Cottage

By On February 7, 2017

One of the wonderful things about French’s Point Estate is that in addition to more traditional hotels, motels and bed and breakfasts, there is an extensive network of nearby houses and cottages available… Read More

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Best Coastal Maine Wedding Venue 2017

By On February 6, 2017

We have some great news to share! We have earned two great honors from the folks from the wedding blog Borrowed & Blue (Maine). We won “Best All-around Wedding Venue” and also “Best Venue for… Read More

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Vendor Spotlight: Sharyn Peavey Photography

By On February 1, 2017

French’s Point Estate is thrilled to continue a our series of blog posts spotlighting amazing Maine wedding vendors that help to make weddings at our waterfront wedding venue not only successful but truly the embodiment of… Read More

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5 Questions to Ask Your Wedding Caterer

By On January 26, 2017

At French’s Point, we understand that our couples are seeking customized, meaningful, personal celebrations. For this reason, we encourage you to assemble your own dream team of wedding vendors to create the… Read More

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Hersey Retreat Road Rental Home and Cottage Series: Beach Rose Farm

By On January 25, 2017

One of the wonderful things about French’s Point Estate is that in addition to more traditional hotels, motels and bed and breakfasts, there is an extensive network of nearby houses and cottages… Read More

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The Beautifully Relaxed Wedding of Emily and Zach

By On January 24, 2017

We loved teaming up with Adrienne Horty of Refinery Events for Emily and Zach’s waterfront celebration here at French’s Point this past summer! Adrienne is known for her level-headed, calm demeanor and… Read More

French's Point Vendor Spotlight: Meg Simone Wedding Films
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Vendor Spotlight: Meg Simone Wedding Films

By On January 18, 2017

French’s Point Estate is thrilled to continue a our series of blog posts spotlighting amazing Maine wedding vendors that help to make weddings at our waterfront wedding venue not only successful but truly the… Read More

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The Fun-Filled Wedding Celebration of Arianna and Ryan

By On January 17, 2017

Arianna and Ryan planned a fun-filled weekend at French’s Point for their wedding guests. There were water slides, fire pits, lawn games – and so much more! And, they rented all the… Read More

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Maine Wedding Liquor Laws

By On January 9, 2017

We asked our friends at The Bar Association to help us help you better understand the Maine liquor license laws as they relate to weddings. They addressed some key questions below that relate to… Read More

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The Beautiful Day When Kathryn Married Anthony

By On January 3, 2017

Kathryn and Anthony wanted their wedding celebration to last all weekend long when they decided on French’s Point, and they certainly made sure it did! With an intimate lobster bake on Friday… Read More

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Year In Review 2016

By On January 2, 2017

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James Bond Inspired Wedding of Jess and Dave

By On December 27, 2016

Shaken, not stirred. This James Bond-inspired wedding was one classy and elegant affair. The beautiful bride, Jess, knew exactly how she wanted the wedding celebration to unfold and stayed calm throughout the… Read More

Rain on Your Wedding Day | Hailey Tash Photography
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What To Do If It Rains On Your Wedding Day

By On December 26, 2016

No matter how extensively you plan, you’ll always be left with one Mother (Nature) of a variable – the weather. If you get married in the spring or summer in Maine, rain… Read More

Let's Talk About Money: Wedding Budgeting | Photo by Alejandro Escamilla
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Let’s Talk About Money: Wedding Budgeting

By On December 19, 2016

When planning a wedding, money matters. So, let’s talk about money. I tell all of my clients that before they begin planning their dream wedding, they need to have a common vision… Read More

Real French's Point Wedding: Chantelle & Shay | Cuppa Photography
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Colorful Wedding of Chantelle and Shay

By On December 13, 2016

When a nurse practitioner marries a doctor and has an eye for design, the stage is set for an incredible wedding weekend! Chantelle and Shay personalized all the details of their wedding… Read More

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A Family Affair at French’s Point: Emily and Drew

By On November 22, 2016

The wedding of Emily and Drew this summer was truly a family affair. I enjoyed working primarily with Emily’s mother MaryEllen, as their Day-Of Coordinator. MaryEllen had put so much thought into… Read More

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How Much Does a Wedding Tent Cost to Rent?

By On November 17, 2016

One of the most appealing aspects of French’s Point is our gorgeous sailcloth style tent that comes included in the venue fee. With broad views of Penobscot Bay, this semi-permanent event tent… Read More

French's Point Vendor Spotlight: Gus and Ruby Letterpress | Brea McDonald Photography
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Vendor Spotlight: Gus and Ruby Letterpress

By On November 16, 2016

French’s Point Estate is thrilled to continue a our series of blog posts spotlighting amazing Maine wedding vendors that help to make weddings at our waterfront wedding venue not only successful but truly the… Read More

Real French's Point Wedding: Matt and Whittney | Haven Photography
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Real French’s Point Wedding: Whittney and Matt

By On November 15, 2016

I only have the honor of planning a limited number of French’s Point wedding events each year. This summer, I had the privilege of being the wedding planner for the very sweet,… Read More

Vendor Spotlight: Seacoast Harbor Events | Photo by Emily Delamater Photography
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Real French’s Point Wedding: Keri and Greg

By On November 8, 2016

UPDATE: We’re delighted to announce that this wedding was featured on Style Me Pretty! We met Keri and Greg in person a few months after they reserved French’s Point. Choosing our venue… Read More

French's Point Vendor Spotlight: The Bar Association
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Vendor Spotlight: The Bar Association

By On November 2, 2016

French’s Point Estate is thrilled to continue a our series of blog posts spotlighting amazing Maine wedding vendors that help to make weddings at our waterfront wedding venue not only successful but truly the… Read More

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Real French’s Point Wedding: Allison and Evan

By On November 1, 2016

A few times a year, I get the honor of working with a couple as the wedding planner for their Maine wedding, and this year I had the pleasure of working with Allison… Read More

Wedding Hashtag How To | Photo by Darling Photography
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Wedding Hashtag How To

By On October 31, 2016

Will you be using a wedding hashtag for your Maine wedding? If you don’t have one yet or if you’re not exactly sure why you need one, then keep reading. This post… Read More

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Real French’s Point Wedding: Kira and Scott

By On October 26, 2016

I’ve never known a more heartwarming path to marriage. A “one in a million” love story that started as kids, led to pursuing different paths, then connecting again as adults. Scott and… Read More

Drafting Your Wedding Vendor Team | Photo by Greta Tucker Photography, Catering by Bar Harbor Catering
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Drafting Your Best Wedding Vendor Team

By On October 24, 2016

Planning a wedding is like picking players for an epic game of dodge ball. Did you know that couples will engage six to 18 wedding vendors for their wedding? So, if you… Read More

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Vendor Spotlight: El’s Cards

By On October 19, 2016

French’s Point Estate is thrilled to continue a our series of blog posts spotlighting amazing Maine wedding vendors that help to make weddings at our waterfront wedding venue not only successful but truly the… Read More

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French’s Point Guiding Principles

By On October 17, 2016

The point of land upon which our coastal Maine wedding venue sits, French’s Point, was formed long ago when the glaciers that shaped the Eastern seaboard slipped into the sea. God made… Read More

Vendor Spotlight: The Bob Charest Band | Dan Aguirre Photography
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Vendor Spotlight: The Bob Charest Band

By On October 12, 2016

French’s Point Estate is thrilled to continue a our series of blog posts spotlighting amazing Maine wedding vendors that help to make weddings at our waterfront wedding venue not only successful but truly the… Read More

Glowing Review from a French's Point Bride | Justin Marantz Photography
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Glowing Review from a French’s Point Bride

By On October 11, 2016

Once in a while, in the middle of a busy day with an endless list of things that need to be accomplished, something extraordinary happens that forces you to pause, and really… Read More

Vendor Spotlight: Cairn Events | Emilie, Inc. Photography
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Vendor Spotlight: Cairn Events

By On October 3, 2016

French’s Point Estate is thrilled to continue a our series of blog posts spotlighting amazing Maine wedding vendors that help to make weddings at our waterfront wedding venue not only successful but truly the… Read More

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Gorgeous Estate Wedding of Kaleigh and Carlos

By On June 9, 2016

We had the pleasure of hosting this amazing wedding this past weekend! Everything from the floral arrangements to the catering was perfect. Check out the photos from Great Tucker Photo below. A special thank you to the… Read More

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Real Review: Gorgeous Location, Excellent Service

By On January 31, 2017

The first thing you notice when you arrive at French’s Point is the ocean. The views are breathtakingly beautiful, especially on a sunny day. Once you have taken in your natural surrounding… Read More