Boston’s Beacon Hill Engagement Session

Aug 8 2012

New Jersey native Kristen and Ireland-born Oisin, live in Boston, MA and are saving the date for next June. They chose the multi-photo “Enchanted Encounter” save the date design to show off the Beacon Hill area in conjunction with their style. Beautiful black and white photos give us a terrific glimpse into their playful personalities as well the eclectic and interesting city of Boston. A thoughtful bride-to-be with a *sparkle* in her eye, here’s Kristen to tell us about their love of Boston and their vintage wedding style. Enjoy!

“We love the cobble stones, brick and all of the historic charm that Boston has so wonderfully reserved over time … and the Esplanade that runs along the Charles River. We live in Boston and it is where we met. We walked along the river on our first date. The river is also partly why I started coming to Boston. I rowed on a crew team in college and would compete in the Head of the Charles Regatta. Those times made me fall in love with the city which later led me to live here.” 

We’re having a vintage-inspired wedding (Great Gatsby-esque) and the wedding venue lends itself perfectly to a mix of indoor/outdoor entertaining which we love but classic and simple. The Linden Place in Bristol, RI (our venue) has that historic charm with a beautiful federal style garden where our ceremony/cocktail hour will be held. The outside of the Linden Place was actually featured (albeit momentarily) in the 1974 version of the Great Gatsby – something we learned after booking it. Fate I suppose!

{Kristen and Oisin personalized “Enchanted Encounter” Save the Date Magnet}

Wedding Style: Vintage-inspired (Great Gatsby-esque). Classic and Simple.
Wedding Colors: Gray, White and Soft Yellow
Engagement Session Location: Beacon Hill area of Boston, MA

Photographer: Liz McBride Photography
Save the Date Magnet: MagnetStreet Weddings


Vendor Shout Out

Liz McBride
Liz is a dear friend of ours who has an incredible passion for photography. We knew she would capture us in a beautiful and loving way since she knows our personalities and our relationship together. She worked brilliantly with the natural light of the setting sun and allowed us to just be us, using her artistic eye to create stunning photos. She knew how to feature the city and landscape all while keeping us as a centerpiece. She was so fun to shoot with and we trusted her judgement fully – we were not disappointed one bit!

MagnetStreet Weddings
MagnetStreet was awesome to work with! It was so easy to customize our save the date and we loved being able to see an example of the finished product before ordering them. Every step along the way was easy to navigate and there were great styles and options to choose from. The printing and shipment was quick and the final product is so crisp and clear. We loved the packaging too and are still using the box the save the dates came in to organize wedding stuff. Overall, we absolutely loved our experience with MagnetStreet.


Congratulations Oisin and Kristen! Thanks for your kind words and for sharing your day with all of us! And we’d love to see how your Great Gatsy-esque wedding style is realized! From all of us … we wish you the very best!

And now I want to visit Boston!



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One thought on “Boston’s Beacon Hill Engagement Session

  1. Such a sweet couple–love their cobblestone and brick backdrop . . .

    oxoxoxo from San FranciscoAmy

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