Archive for the ‘celebrations’ Category

A Rustic Berkshire Engagement Session from Tricia McCormack

Published on: March 5th, 2012

When this absolutely charming engagement session landed in our inbox I was so excited that I actually gasped.  The location is perfect-a farm in the sweet little town of Tyringham.  And the couple could not be any more reflective of Berkshire Wedding Style-I am in love with the Black Patent wellies and Pearls on the […]


The Hard Hat Bride: Feeding the Masses

Published on: February 24th, 2011

Locally sourced and in-season food is important to us. We wanted these elements to be translated into the food we would serve on the big day without being snooty, without it being a “theme.” We started our caterer search with this in mind but weren’t quite “clicking” with the caterers. While seated at dinner at our […]


Things We Love: Birthdays!

Published on: February 23rd, 2011

This may be Berkshire Wedding Style but we have birthdays on the brain! Small or Large, for the Young or Young at Heart we love Birthdays! We have some links below of birthdays past (and with one birthday last weekend and three more coming up we will have more to share soon!)  Or for some […]


Things We Love: Gown Inspiration Runways to Red Carpet

Published on: February 11th, 2011

As promised, here is a little smattering of gown inspiration from bridal collections, fashion magazines, runway shows, and even the red carpet. Not every wedding gown has to be white- have fun with it and see what you love and look good in. 1. Lea Michele at this year’s SAG Awards in a tight fitting Oscar […]


Winter Birthday

Published on: January 19th, 2011

We love weddings, obviously, but we really love when we get to design a  birthday or kids celebration.  This party was a surprise 80th Birthday! Family flew into the Berkshires from all over the country to honor the birthday girl.  Alta Wine Bar, in Lenox, has a back room that we were able to convert […]


The Hard Hat Bride: Inspired by NYE in NYC

Published on: December 29th, 2010

This New Year’s Eve I will be spending the evening with with Tim and friends in the great city in which we live, New York. Inspired by all things glamorous and sparkly, I present to you The Hard Hat Bride’s take on New Year’s Eve in New York City. Happy New Year! I would wear […]


The Hard Hat Bride: Christmas Inspired

Published on: December 22nd, 2010

Here’s a little Christmas Inspiration Board created by yours truly. I just love the traditional elements of red and green with hints of gold,  not to mention the vintage Christmas Carol and Christmas card that add subtle sophistication.  Happy Holidays from BWS! Oscar de la Renta Dress, Holiday Inspired Escort Cards, Amaryllis Bouquet with Red […]


A Berkshire St Patty’s Day

Published on: March 16th, 2010

As St. Patrick’s Day is just about upon us I feel compelled to share my favorite place to spend St. Pat’s-Murphy’s Pub!  This tradition was started several years ago when we partnered with the super talented Julie Hammill of Hammill Design to create a thirtieth birthday for her husband, an avid Irishman.  We started with […]