Category: Links we love

Purple Orchid Team’s Favorite Dessert + Drink Pairings

There are so many magical moments at weddings, and despite working in the industry for a decade, it is still impossible to choose one favorite part of event day. That being said, there is always something so heartwarming about the after-dinner portion of the evening. The combination of guests refueling with sweet desserts and refreshing… Read More


Behind the Scenes of Ask the Expert

Our friends at Real Maine Weddings – a magazine, blog, and source of wedding planning inspiration – featured our fearless leader, Kristina Slocum as their expert of the month. In the article (featured below), Kristina gets into some of the different value that a planner can do for you. But at the Purple Orchid, what… Read More


Books We Are Loving

To our Purple Orchid Family,   It is one of the greatest joys of this profession that we get to be a part of the happiest days and moments of people’s lives. During this unprecedented time, we are changing up our usual content in hopes to provide a bit of solace and joy for each… Read More


After Party Spots in Coastal Maine Hubs

The Purple Orchid team aims for our couples to love their wedding day so much that they never want it to end. For some fun-loving groups, this means one thing: an after party. Keep your wedding day going all night long at some of our favorite bars in a few of our favorite Maine towns:… Read More


links we love | 8.13.16

via This week’s going to be a short one because oof we are still sweating from the scorcher this week has been. Finding new music just got a whole lot easier thanks to Spotify’s Release Radar. Summer might be coming to a close, but that doesn’t mean weekend trips have to end. 27 bags to… Read More


links we love | 8.6.16

via Another week is in the books. How are we one week through AUGUST? Summer is flying by. This weekend we’re off to Rockcraft Lodge to celebrate Natalie and Kevin, we can’t wait to be apart of what is slated to be an amazing day! Who will be tuning into the Opening Ceremony tonight and glued to… Read More


links we love | 7.30

via Maine is getting some serious attention this week – check out these two guides: NYTimes, Goop. These are the perfect fall shoes. We can’t hide our love for dogs, this will bring you a smile. Trader Joe’s newest snacks, which to pick and which to pass. Here’s 10 more monthly subscriptions you should sign up for. Add… Read More


links we love | 7.16

via The weekend is here! Whatever you have planned, we hope it’s fun and full of laughter and love. Internet faves this week: Instagram envy: Whitney Blake 12 Mistakes when ordering Starbucks – the lines are already long enough! The best food truck in every state, did yours make the list? [new to us] Author… Read More


links we love | 7.2

via Happy Fourth of July weekend! Who else cannot believe it is already July?! Summer is flying. We’ll be kicking off the weekend with Julie & Matt’s wedding today at Wolfe’s Neck Farm and then spending the rest of the weekend enjoying our friends and families celebrating America’s birthday. We hope you have a happy, healthy,… Read More


links we love | 6.25

via Happy, happy weekend! We hope you had a great week and your weekend is even better. Here’s our fav finds from the week. Another favorite Etsy shop, perfect gifts for moms, sisters, friends, or yourself! Pineapple string lights are TOO cute to pass up. We think drinking water is that much easier when you’ve got a… Read More


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