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Please enjoy our blog. We will be updating this blog periodically with stories, tips, fun facts, and photos from real weddings of couples from Boston, the South Shore, Cape Cod, all of Massachusetts, and Rhode Island. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. If you would like to see the Canoe Club Ballroom in person, please set up a private tour.

Tuesday, April 25 2017

As a bride, it’s easy to get caught up with all the wedding planning, but no one deserves a better thank you, or a pretty present like your bridesmaids! They are the unsung heroes of the planning process! Why not give them something unique? Here are some lovely ideas for your besties! 


Spa Day

Treat them with a gift certificate for a massages or manis & pedis before the wedding day!


Floral Robe

A printed, fun floral robe is perfect for photos on the day of the wedding!


Gemstone Earrings

Give the gift they will wear long after the reception is over! 


Water Bottle

Perfect for the girl’s gym bags! Why not match it to your color scheme!


Embroidered Handkerchief

A beautiful and thoughtful gift that they can use to during the cereomony, and they will cherish forever after the wedding! 


Monogramed Robe

What is better than a robe to relax in on the day of the wedding, have them monogramed to add a personalized touch!


Pretty Coasters

Your girls will love this thoughtful gift and always think of you when they use them!



A candle is always a great gift, you can always customize the candle and put a personal message on it! 


Don’t forget to call the Canoe Club Ballroom for a Tour and Bridal Appointment!! 


Posted by: Laura Mentink Assistant Event Coordinator AT 12:55 pm   |  Permalink   |  Email
Tuesday, April 18 2017

There is something very sweet trending right now! Drip Wedding Cakes! This confectionery art has been gaining steam for some time now! No wonder, it’s a frosting lover’s dream! It’s a great alternative to the classic tiered white wedding cake.  Here are some dreamy drip wedding cakes that are sure to please any bride and groom! 

 Three tiers of goodness, dripping with caramel and adorned with fresh fruit!


A single tier topped with dark chocolate ganache!


Blueberries & blackberries are gorgeous with contrasting white frosting with chocolate drips! 


Mini cakes dripping with golden caramel!


A waterfall of chocolate and barely there frosting!


Topped with roses with a classic pink champagne drip!


This mini cake with ruby glaze is perfect for any fall wedding!


Don’t forget to call the Canoe Club Ballroom for a Tour and Bridal Appointment! 

Posted by: Laura Mentink Assistant Event Coordinator AT 01:04 pm   |  Permalink   |  Email
Tuesday, April 11 2017

Reception tables are getting a bit of a makeover with a sweet trend, centerpieces with fruit! When paired with lush flowers, fresh fruit can elevate the weddings centerpiece’s natural design. Fruits can add texture and amp up a color palette! Here are fresh and flavorful centerpieces!!


Citrus and greenery adds a whimsical touch! 


Vivid citrus and pomegranates adds texture and amp up color to this garland!


Pretty peaches are perfect for this rustic setting! 


Add a touch of sunshine with lemons and yellow roses! 


Romantic hues are beautifuly used in this dramatic centerpiece!


Cream colored roses are perfectly accented by lemons and greenery! 


Don't forget to call the Canoe Club Ballroom for a Tour and Bridal Appointment! 



Posted by: Laura Mentink Assistant Event Coordinator AT 01:46 pm   |  Permalink   |  Email
Wednesday, April 05 2017

Wedding trends come and go, and some stay longer than others. As we begin our 2017 wedding season, we are looking forward to seeing some beautiful new ideas! We have found amazing wedding trends that will be sure to stay throughout 2017 and beyond!


Since the announcement of the Pantone color of the year, greenery has been such a huge trend. From lush table garlands to boxwood walls!


Candid Photos

Photojournalistic photos are becoming more and more popular for brides who want dreamy images from their special day!


Music Mash Up


Can’t decide between a band and a DJ, why not have best of both worlds! Many couples are having both to get the party started!


Whimsical Colors

While 2016 was the year of blush and taupe, 2017 will see more colorful palettes that are fresh and playful!


Poppy Hues

Blush has been a favorite for many years, and rightfully so! Now brides are adding a pop of color to their color palettes, like poppy, amber and magenta!


Metallic Colors

Metallics are huge for 2017! Incorporating them into your big day will elevate the formality and glamour to your wedding!



The crown has made a big comeback! Tasteful crowns paired with veils will be the bridal accessory of 2017!


Don’t forget to call the Canoe Club Ballroom for a Tour & Bridal Appointment 





Posted by: Laura Mentink Assistant Event Coordinator AT 09:50 am   |  Permalink   |  Email


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