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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


The Hard Hat Bride: Maids all in a Row

Published on: February 17th, 2011

Now that you have narrowed down your dream dress (and hopefully purchased it… see you in nine months!) you can start researching what your posse will be donning on your big day. You may have just your sister or maybe a whole baseball team; whoever they are they will be by your side throughout the planning, […]


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 […]


The Hard Hat Bride: Saying YES to the DRESS

Published on: February 9th, 2011

After a short hiatus where I had to tend to my day job (boring… can’t talk weddings with iron workers), I’m back! AND I’m back with a great post- THE DRESS. The dress is obviously a huge component of your wedding day; here are a few pointers that you won’t hear at the bridal shop: 1. Feel […]


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 […]