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Address: 5 Spring Street, Block Island, RI

The 1661 Inn offers magnificent ocean view rooms featuring a combination of decks, televisions, whirlpool tubs or fireplaces. The 1661 offers a few other places to stay off the main property; Anchor House, Dewey Cottage, Dodge Cottage, Narragansett Inn and the Hendrickson House.

No matter where you stay you will be afforded the famous Champagne buffet breakfast which is offered to all guests.

Open year round. While there please enjoy the Abrams Exotic Animal Farm. This a true island treasure!

Phone: (401) 466-2421
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Address: 147 Sheldon Street, Cranston RI 02905

Music / DJ Services / Audio Systems

Choosing a DJ should be the easiest part of your wedding planning process. To help, we offer one all-inclusive package that covers everything you’ll need to make your event a success, including;

At Above the Clouds Entertainment we put the music first and keep the spotlight on you and your guests.

Total  is always - $1195.00

That’s it! No hidden fees or games. We keep our pricing simple and honest

Phone: (401)226-9881
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Address: 359 High Street, Block Island, RI

Perched atop a hill just above town, the Atlantic Inn tru­ly offers the best of loca­tions: boast­ing both peace­ful­ness and prox­im­i­ty. While the major­i­ty of shops, restau­rants and fer­ries are just a short 7 minute stroll away, the six acre prop­er­ty offers qui­et sur­round­ings of rolling lawns and care­ful­ly tend­ed gar­dens. The lofty loca­tion also offers stun­ning water views and fresh ocean breezes.

This 1879 Victorian inn is located on 6 acres – unparalleled ocean and island views and spectacular sunsets.

The Atlantic Inn’s twen­ty-one guest rooms, all indi­vid­u­al­ly fur­nished with antiques, await your arrival. Each guest room has a pri­vate bath, locat­ed on either the sec­ond or third floor of the Inn. The Vic­to­ri­an charm that cap­ti­vates you when you enter the Inn’s lob­by, repeats itself through­out the rooms.


Phone: (401) 466-5883
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Address: 42 Water Street, Block Island, RI

Restaurant and Bar: Ballard’s not only offers a distinctive menu of exceptionally fresh seafood, but also an incredible view of Ballard’s Beach. Ocean to table fresh fish caught from Block Island waters, and variety of local favorites and prime steaks. Outside bar on the beach with live entertainment during the summer.

Hotel: Many rooms have private balconies, ocean and beach views, and each of our guestrooms will soothe your senses and excite your imagination. Rooms have 40 inch flat screen TV with DirectTV, AC and wireless internet.

Phone: (401) 466-2231
Address: Box 976, Block Island, RI

Make your celebration truly memorable with Block Island Bonfires.

Block Island Bonfires specializes in weddings, special occasions, and family reunions.
We provide you with everything you need to make your event effortless and carefree.  Shane is expert in creating the perfect beach experience for you and your guests - leave it to him.

Phone: (401) 824-9045
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Address: Box 416 Corn Neck Road, Block Island, RI

Block Island Gourmet is a leading family run catering company offering a one-stop-shop special events service. Our service include event planning, catering, full bar, tent and party rentals and design and decor services. We also own and operate Block Island Party Rentals and the beautiful Sullivan House Inn. Block Island Gourmet caters special events (weddings, engagement parties, rehearsal dinners, bbq's, lobster bakes) all over Block Island between the months of May and October.

Phone: (401) 466-5672
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Address: 216 Ocean Avenue, Block Island, RI

Founded in 1997 when a group of summer and year-round residents came together to save Smuggler's Cove from a developer, the mission of the Block Island Maritime Institute (BIMI) is to provide and foster educational programs and maritime activities including marine science and maritime heritage for residents and visitors on Block Island. Located on Ocean Avenue in New Harbor, and on the Great Salt Pond, BIMI offers maritime-related programs for children and adults, including harbor tours and guest lecturers.

Phone: (401) 500-3501
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Address: Box792 Corn Neck Road
Block Island, RI


Block Island Musicians features talented professional musicians who call Block Island their home and bring the spirit of the island to your ceremony, reception, or private party. Leading this group of musicians are Megan Hennessy, and Jayme Hennessy   who are recognized for their talent, training, collaboration, and professionalism. Whether you are considering an informal and intimate wedding ceremony, a formal ceremony in one of the Island’s churches, or  you are looking for a DJ for a wedding or a celebration— Block Island Musicians can help you with your planning and event.  Jazz, Classical, Folk, Acoustic styles are our specialties and we collaborate with a number of island musicians who add flute or violin to our piano, vocal, acoustic, guitar and ukulele offerings.


Phone: (401) 787-5740
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Address: Box 416, Corn Neck Road, Block Island RI

On-Island full service tent and party rentals and special events company.

Our inventory include the following equipment categories: Century Tent (high pole structure up to 400+ guests), Frame Tents, Geni Tents, Chairs, Tables, Bars, Dance Floors, Lounge Furniture, Sofas, Sub Flooring, Stages, Specialized Lighting (including Chinese Lanterns), Power Generators, Five Star Toilet Systems, Plumbing Systems, China, Glassware, Silverware, Ovens, Grills, Catering Equipment, Linens. We also source specialized custom furniture for our clients.

Phone: (401) 466-5672
Business Contact Email: info@blockislandpartyrentals
Address: P.O. Box 194, Manomet MA


Cover Story Entertainment (as featured in Bride & Groom Magazine, Style Me Pretty, and Boston Voyager) was established by Chris Troxell, the lead guitarist of the Cover Story band.  Since the initial launch, CSE has expanded their entertainment and event services, offering clients the ease of single vendor coordination with the benefit of access to our prestigious performers, photographers, and videographers.
Some of the services offered are;
Some of the services offered are DJ Services, Live Entertainment Bands, video services, photo booth, wedding coordinator services, officiant services and uplighting just to name a few.

Phone: (954) 494-4438
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Address: 62 Thames Street, Newport RI 02840

We adore photographing people places and weddings. Traveling near and far for our clients, we are always up for an adventure, but strive to provide a relaxed environment, while capturing life’s greatest moments and delivering artistic photos that are extraordinarily you.

Hilary of Hilary B. Photography is a passionate Fine Art Film Photographer with an obsession for natural light and analog film, destinations and momentous occasions. Specializing in Wedding, Anniversary, Engagement, Proposal, Family and Portrait Photography.

Phone: (401) 667-7897
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Address: Block Island.

Stephanie has been performing weddings on the Island for over 6 years. Stephanie is easygoing, fun yet professional and would love to provide couples with the Wedding of Their Dreams! Stephanie writes each ceremony with all the personal touches you wish. When not on Island, she can hop on a plane and be there in 10 minutes! Let her help you with Your Special Day.

Phone: (401) 741-2363
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Address: 40 Lake Drive, Enfield, CT

Jonathon O’Neill has been providing first rate Wedding Entertainment on Block Island for over 15 years. He possesses an intimate understanding of all musical styles. He will assist you in picking out that very special song for all those very special dances. He has provided music for many memorable Block Island weddings.

Regardless, of the type of wedding you planning, Jon will make sure that the music reflects your preferences; large, intimate, traditional or extravagant.

We specialize in weddings by the sea.

Phone: (413) 519-1897
Business Contact Email: joneillproductions
Address: High Street, Block Island, RI

At your service to be your wedding officiant for your special day.

Phone: (401) 466-3200
Address: 238 Ocean Avenue, Block Island, RI

Kimberly's on beautiful Block Island, Rhode Island was established in June of 2014 in the former home of Harry's Restaurant.  While the restaurant is relatively new the people behind it have been mainstays in the industry, on Block Island and New England, for decades. The "Kimberly" in Kimberly's is Kimberly Ward.  You may know Kimberly from her years as Manager of Dead Eye Dicks or as Manager/Owner of the Beachead Restaurant.  Kimberly is well known for always being in the front of the house making sure things run smoothly and greeting people with enthusiasm and warmth.  Kimberly's husband, Norman Ward has been along for the ride as well, all these years, but he is behind the scenes.  Norman, together with Terry Smith and Patty Crowley make up the "Back of the House" Managers, and while you may not see them in person too often, they are always there, in the kitchen, sending out creative, delicious, fresh, acclaimed dishes.

Kimberly is without a doubt, Block Island's number one hostess! She will bend over backwards to make sure you and your party are having the best experience possible.

Pet friendly on the outside patio, and they must be leashed.

Phone: (401) 466-8600
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Address: 30 Water Street, Block Island, RI


We are in a new location, upstairs in the Post Office Building.

This is a perfect time to invest in some well deserved self care.  Our beautiful spa is air conditioned!  We look forward to welcoming you to relax in a safe and enjoyable environment.

Full body massage (featuring Swedish,  Deep Tissue,  CBD, Warm Stone, Pre-Natal massage);
Spa, basic and gel manicures and pedicures;
Men’s and women’s cut, color and styling services; and  brow waxes.
We have limited capacity in our spa and recommend that you reserve your time through our website

Please call with any questions at (401) 360-4606.

We have been working very hard to ensure all CDC guidelines are met and exceeded, including: Advance Appt Only (no walk-ins), Spaced out appointments, Thorough station sanitizing after every appointments,Masks worn by all, Door is kept locked with each appointment individually welcomed- Hand sanitizer is available, reduced services (no facials or lip or chin waxing at this time) and number of appointments available.


Phone: (401) 360-4606
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Address: 1622 Roslyn Road, Block Island, RI


Jamie Rose is an islander and professional florist. Formally educated in floral design, she founded La Bella Rose in 2007 to serve Block Island's brides and grooms on their most special day. She enjoys working closely with clients, using artistry and skill to customize designs expressive of each bride’s personal style and vision. Through her attention to detail and commitment to using flowers of the highest quality, Jamie has created impressive and memorable floral designs for hundreds of happy couples, and La Bella Rose comes highly recommended by Block Island’s most popular venues.

Jamie's family goes back hundreds of years on Block Island. She brings exceptional knowledge to any event you are planning on island.

Phone: (401) 533-6782
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Address: 1775 Baldhill Road, Warwick Rhode Island

Donna Sousa is the founder, CEO, & Lead artist of Makeover Artistry,
Donna has worked with numerous top photographers and has created beautiful
portfolios for professional models time and time again.
Her work includes collaborating with fashion designers, model agencies, and
aspiring artists.

Over 20 years of experience with hundreds of 5 star reviews. Famous for creating the
perfect complexion and a flawless look!

Phone: (401) 440-7503
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Address: 251 Spring Street, Block Island, RI


Enjoy the newly designed Victorian landmark, hosting contemporary craft cocktails, fresh seasonal cuisine and unparalleled service. The Manisses Bar and Bistro serves; a café breakfast, Sunday brunch in our prosecco garden, daily raw bar and cocktail specials along with an alfresco dining experience from Mid May through September.  Our chef’s seasonal menus consist of elegant dishes with a rustic influence that showcase our restaurant’s relationships with local farms and purveyors, served in our indoor bar, dining room and outdoor gardens.



Whether you picture an intimate chef prepared tasting menu served with select boutique wines in our elegant rotunda dining room, or an alfresco affair in our beautiful rustic gardens or sprawling veranda lawn, our chef and hospitality team are happy to work with you on every detail to make the day unmistakably your own.  Charmed with a few old fashioned favorites; a firepit, classic lawn game and a tree swing.  An island experience naturally elegant yet stunning in its simplicity.

Phone: (401) 466-9898
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Address: Huntington, NY

Contact Marc for your special musical event. Weddings are his specialty, he provides very special music for your special day.

You can find Marc playing and entertaining many all around Block Island. Marc plays music at the Spring House on Martini Nights, The National Hotel and can be found at the Yellow Kittens occasionally. Check his website for when and where.

Phone: (401) 749-7445
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Address: P.O. Box 338, Ivoryton, CT

Whether he's working with a commercial client, a couple about to be married, executives or musicians, or on portraits for an individual or a group, Michael brings passion and enthusiasm to each photo session. He brings a unique vision and sense of humor to every project. Putting people at ease, Michael makes sure his clients are comfortable with the process.


Phone: (203) 500-4411
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Address: 222 South Pier Road, Narragansett, RI


We believe that every event deserves to be special, memorable, affordable and stress-free! Our goal is to provide you with music, emceeing, lighting and other audio and visual options so that you can have the special day you've always dreamed.


We can help plan the day and execute the plan so that you can relax and enjoy your event! Our approach is simple - We provide "Elegant Fun!"


We provide your guests with Elegant Fun. Music Mixers Entertainment has over 25 years of experience providing DJ service, lighting, sound, audio/visual and onsite event management. Our goal is to provide you with an exceptional experience you and your guests will remember for a lifetime!  




Phone: (401) 789-3889
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Address: 1 Ocean Ave
Block Island, RI

The Narragansett Inn is situated on a small hill overlooking Great Salt Pond. This inn overs stunning views from all directions. This has to be the most glorious porch on the island to sit and watch hundreds of boats in New Harbor come and go. This is a prime example of Block Island's historic Victorian architecture. The 1661 Inn oversees the bookings here.

The Narragansett Inn also will provide a venue for your gathering; such as receptions and rehearsal dinners.

Phone: (401) 466-2421
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Address: 36 Water Street, Block Island, RI

The island’s flagship Victorian hotel, circa 1888. Centrally located; all rooms with private baths, televisions and phones. Also, the Island’s only steakhouse. Famous porch overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Local fish and steaks on the grille. Local entertainment and satellite TVs. Pet friendly – outside back patio must be leashed.

We really do have one of the best locations; directly across the street from the ferry building, you can walk to the beaches, shops, and restaurants. Bike and moped rentals available nearby for exploring!

New for the 2020 season, all of our rooms will be air-conditioned!


Phone: (401) 466-2901
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Address: Corn Neck Road, Block Island, RI

Painted Rock Designs presents every affair, intimate or grand, with boutique style floral design. You will never see “run of the mill” coming out of a boutique. We invest the time to get to know you, your personal style and what inspires you most, resulting in precisely what you’ve envisioned.

You will not find flower “packages” or price lists as we believe, your story, personalities and the unique vision you have for your day can not be packaged. Let’s incorporate you, into your celebration.

Phone: (401) 466-2076 or (631) 704-3221
Address: 221 Shady Lea Rd, North Kingstown, RI


My name is Tracey Lee Michaelson. I’m a Rhode Island Photographer with a special connection to Block Island.  My work captures the essence of Summer in New England through Landscape and Fine Art Photography.  I’m most inspired when spending time on the coast of Southern RI or on Block Island where I can wander and capture the natural beauty of the island.  I use my camera to document the world with a focus on the magic I find in daily life. My pictures tell my stories.

I offer these images in fine art prints and photo greeting cards. My work is available through my website, local shops in South County and artisan shows throughout RI, MA and CT.  I am also a member of the Block Island Arts and Artisan Festival which takes place Victory weekend in August at the Harbor Church a short walk from the ferry.


Phone: (617) 413-5203
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Address: 111 Beach Avenue, Block Island, RI

Rooms at Payne’s Harbor View Inn on Block Island feature water views, private decks, antique furnishings and whirlpool baths. You may also choose to stay in one of our spacious one-room suites equipped with in-room Jacuzzis. No other room on Block Island can compare to the luxury.

Each of our 10 rooms is unique and has been carefully decorated with our guests in mind. They are noted as being among the most spacious and clean on Block Island. Whether you are visiting with your family or friends, our inn is the perfect place for you to stay. We happily welcome children over the age of 12.



Phone: (401) 466-5758
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Address: 189 Water Street, Block Island, RI


The Photo Dog Art Gallery on Block Island, Rhode Island is a small unique gallery located on Water Street under the National Hotel. Featuring the photography of Lesley Ulrich and Jill Warburton, oil paintings of Whitney Knapp, watercolors by Sharon Lehman, as well as one of a kind jewelry, camera accessories, colorful teak frames, locally made driftwood signs, candles, and unique gifts.  We carry photography supplies.

Lesley also photographs the island in the off season, in its purest form.  Her work consists of early morning sunsets, vast landscapes, peaceful seascapes, flowers of Block Island, and abstract photographs of retired lobster pot buoys.  "At the end of a busy day on Block Island, I set out with my camera in search of the best position and perfect angle of light.

Complete your Block Island Family Vacation with a family portrait by Lesley Ulrich.
Pick your favorite location or let Lesley suggest on of her favorite spots.

Phone: (401) 466-5858 or 203-606-6211
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Address: 1005 Roslyn Road, Block Island, RI

Enjoy a peaceful, naturally beautiful selling with the convenience of being close to fine dining, town and beaches, fresh spacious rooms with queen/ king beds, ocean or country views, private baths, and decks. Continental breakfast included.

Room amenities include Wi Fi, AC, ceiling fan, TV, hair dryer, toiletries, refrigerator, free parking, beach towels, ice machine, guest washer/dryer and evening fire pit. Bicycle rentals on premises.

Enjoy. Block Island’s natural beauty doesn’t get better than this.

Phone: (401) 466-2034
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Address: 3 Atlantic Avenue, Narragansett, RI

Ryan Designs is a boutique décor and lighting company specializing in weddings, celebrations and corporate events. Our unique brand of decorative lighting, fabric draping and custom furnishings can transform just about any space into a sophisticated, creative event.

We are best known for our spatial transformations. We can take just about any raw space – such as a tent, barn, or loft – and turn it into a sophisticated, creative event that reflects you and your vision. We do this through four areas of expertise: decorative lighting, fabric draping, event furnishings, and custom designed products.

Phone: (401) 742-0464
Address: 442 Dodge Street, Block Island, RI

Kinga has a new beautiful location on 442 Dodge Street. Make an appointment for magnificence!

Salt Hair Shop seeks to help you embrace the natural beauty of your hair without using harmful chemicals in the process. Whether it's a trim, a dramatic change, or a special day,owner Kinga Kaminska will work with you to find the look you'll love.

Phone: (401) 632-8323
Address: 232 Water Street (upstairs)
Block Island, RI

Growing up summering on the island, Eli made the plunge to have an on-island studio this year. Over the past 3 years, Eli has been published in multiple national websites and magazines, growing her photography and videography team to 6 folks who shoot both on island and on the mainland.

With a passion for sustainability, the natural environment, and authenticity, Eli creates comfortable spaces for clients to glow, capturing their most beautiful moments between one another.

We are an inclusive, anti-racist business and are welcome of all races, genders, sexualities, and religions. Available for family photography, elopements, and weddings on and off-island.

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Phone: (508) 654-6437
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Address: 52 Spring Street, Block Island, RI

Block Island’s oldest (1852) and largest hotel. Step off the veranda, relax in an Adirondack chair enjoy the
spectacular view.

Hotel: The hotel offers 50 hotel rooms, that are nestled in the most amazing, iconic building on all of Block Island. To stay here is certainly something very special.

Food: The Spring House Hotel offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner throughout our peak season (June-September). Dinner guests are offered the choice between enjoying our Bistro or Dining Room menus. Both restaurant concepts offer indoor and outdoor seating. An important mission of our establishment has become farm-to-table dining. Three gardens, located on the hotel property, are in a constant state of bloom. The produce is reflected daily in our menus.

The menu is seasonally inspired and suited to everyone’s tastes. Whether it is fresh, local Atlantic seafood, Spring House farm-grown vegetables, or decadent Neapolitan-style brick oven pizzas.

Phone: (401) 466-5844
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Address: Spring Street, Block Island, RI

Stonebeach is an outdoor wedding and special event site. The  late 1800's farmhouse overlooks the sea. We offer spacious lawns and spectacular views for your wedding or special event.  Stonebeach accommodates up to 200 guests.

Phone: (401)862-0366 or (401)466-5396
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Address: Box 416, Corn Neck Road, Block Island, RI

The Sullivan House is Block Island’s best place to stay for seaside elegance, historic charm and fine cuisine.  Set on a 26 acre peninsula, surrounded by the ocean, The Sullivan House is the perfect place to relax, take in the sunset and enjoy your time on Block Island. Our six guest rooms blend antique décor with modern comfort. Guests enjoy our majestic wrap-around porch, the elegance of our Cypress Dining Room, and the relaxed vibe of the Snug, our lounge.

The Sullivan House is a much-admired architectural gem. It was built in 1904 for Col. LU Maltby, the owner of the Continental Hotel in Philadelphia. In 1929, he sold the house to Cornelius Sullivan.   Sullivan was a Wall Street lawyer and his wife, Mary Quinn Sullivan, was an artist and art teacher in the New York City public schools.

In 1993, The Sullivan House was lovingly restored by Ellen Ball O’Brien whose grandfather, Simon Ray Ball, built the house in 1904.  The Sullivan House continues as a family business.

The Sullivan House commands unsurpassed views of the Atlantic Ocean and Great Salt Pond. Each room features an ocean view, four-poster bed, and private bath. Private, yet walking-distance to the beach and town.

Phone: (401) 466-5020
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Summer Sisters is here to help with your Big Day! 
We specialize in Block Island Weddings, and offer a variety of services to match the needs of any couple. We do it all. From day one, we are by your side to visit venues, pick vendors, manage the planning process, and most importantly, be by your side on the BIG day.

We’ve made recommendations and put you in touch with vendors, but you have done the scheduling and attended most meetings on your own. We will be checking in with you regularly to keep you on track, and will be available for your WEDDING weekend

Wedding planning from start to finish.

Phone: (603) 387-8709
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Address: Box 871 Block Island, RI

Sun Farm Oysters- provide oysters, oyster shucking or wine pairings in any combination to meet your needs. We will be happy to assist you with your special event such as weddings. Find us at the Block Island Farmers Market.

Sun Farm Oysters are locally grown on Block Island.

Phone: (401) 466-8978
Address: Beacon Hill, Block Island

Mimi is the farm operator & floral designer, and advocates chemical-free and environmentally mindful farming practices. Her services include small events, elopements, flower pop-ups, and specializes in flower crown workshops. Perfect for bachelorettes, birthdays, or any other celebration and a creative way to connect with friends and family!

These workshops have the option of becoming a packaged experience too, by adding a styled photoshoot, lunch, and yoga. All offered by island businesses! Mimi arranges with what's in season and loves artfully connecting her clients with color and elements of the natural world through her floral practice!


Phone: (203) 216-2177
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