Blantyre is an elegant estate tucked away in the hills of the Berkshires. The moment you drive onto the property, you are transported in time to the Gilded Age, where opulent settings were found at every turn, and where there was no shortage of lavish parties!

Blantyre has recently undergone a re-imagination transformation, and we were thrilled to conceptualize this styled shoot.

For this inspiration shoot, we wanted to produce a lavish feel. The spaces at Blantyre are quite stunning on their own, but, with just the right accents, they become so much more! A modern and dramatic edge across our design allowed us to enhance the guest experience.

We started with a base palette of black and white and added in deep, rich tones and mixed metals. In the music room, we set an oversized white table with linen gray chargers, modern china & flatware, Tuscan linen napkins, and mismatched crystal in blacks and purples. Calligraphed agate slices indicated seats while handpainted menus graced the settings. Geometric patterns, quartz accents, and black tapered candles rounded out the tablescape.

Cocktail tables were an array of black honeycomb, chrome, and linens in mixed metal patterns.

Our floral showcase was stunning. Deep jewel colors met greens in a stunning array across the main dining table, as well as a gorgeous mantle.

Outside, antique copper chairs were the perfect accent for our ceremony space. They captured the timelessness of the venue while enriching the outdoor garden spaces. Lively floral urns flanked the altar in an explosion of natural and vibrant colors.

Our grooms have shared many years together and it was important that we captured the sophistication of the space, while also keeping in mind that they spared no expense for this intimate gathering.

—Jackie Martucci, Events by Jackie M

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Photographer: dani. fine photography & image studio

Reception Venue: Blantyre

Event Planner: Events by Jackie M

Jewelry: Michael Szwed Jewelers

Tuxedo and Other Suits: Jackson & Connor

Dress Store: Pearl Bridal Boutique

Equipment Rentals: Peak Event Services

Cake Designer: Pete’s Sweets

Calligrapher: Catherine Wilcox

Floral Designer: Daisy Stone Studio

Beauty: Amy Fiordelisi

Second Shooter: Philitha for dani. fine photography

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