Archive for March, 2011

The Hard Hat Bride: Floral Fetish Part III

Published on: March 31st, 2011

As they say, it’s all in the details!  Check out how to include floral accents into all the details of your big day; from overhead floral, chuppahs, place settings and more… First is the thumbnail photo from Martha Stewart Weddings, floral design by LMD Floral. White rose petals with potted lavender and soft hued potted plants in antique […]


The Hard Hat Bride: Floral Fetish Part II

Published on: March 24th, 2011

Happy spring, BWS readers! Although it’s quite chilly out there it’s a lovely time to take a peek at all the different floral designs available to you for your wedding day. Obviously, the design of your arrangements must be in line with the image of your day, but just to spark some inspiration I have compiled a few […]


Please Help as You are Able

Published on: March 18th, 2011


The Hard Hat Bride: Floral Fetish

Published on: March 17th, 2011

One thing that I can honestly say that I love more than food is flowers. As the daughter of two green-thumbs, I have grown up adoring all things with leaves,whether from the supermarket or a Park Avenue florist.   When you begin your search for a florist, like all other vendors, go online and check out their […]


Things We Love: Keep It Simple

Published on: March 14th, 2011

I have been staring at this image on my desktop for weeks now. It is so simple but SO gorgeous. This was in the entryway of a Meeting House that we use often for ceremonies.  The reception that followed was full of color but I love how this striking arrangement greeted guests! See the rest […]


Weekend DIY

Published on: March 12th, 2011

For those of you, like myself, craving spring here is a simple and easy way to arrange some spring blooms certain to satisfy your springtime craving.  Run out to the florist shop and pick up some sweet flowers for your table…and now you will know what to do with them! Step-by-step instructions found HERE. Photo […]


The Hard Hat Bride: Please Don’t Stop the Music

Published on: March 10th, 2011

Music is the pulse of your event; from the moment your guests arrive to the very last song, they will be guided through your wedding with the music of your choosing. At the early stages of planning I was dead set on hiring a band, yet after I learned that the band I wanted was booked I […]


Things We Love: A great dessert idea

Published on: March 7th, 2011

After seeing The Hard Hat Bride’s post about food (if you missed it…read here) I was reminded about the ingenious dessert selection we had at her wedding.  Loving the idea of individual wedding cakes but not wanting the fussy look or the expensive price tag of the labor intensive option, the ingenious HHB suggested we […]


The Hard Hat Bride: Pictures, please.

Published on: March 3rd, 2011

Your wedding day may seem like a blur but thankfully you will have the pictures (and the ring) to prove it really happened. Here’s a few of my tips in selecting a photographer and taking great photos on the big day. 1. Go online and check out all the websites of the photographers you are […]


Real Wedding: Zen Chic

Published on: March 2nd, 2011

The inspiration for this wedding started with the amazing Santarella property in Tyringham, MA. It is a magical place with a “gingerbread house,”  meandering paths, gardens and a koi pond-beautiful and unique!  The bride was literally jumping up and down when we showed her the property! From there, we focused on how to make this […]