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Ask Burgh Brides: What's the proper way to ask my parents how much money they can contribute? Ask Burgh Brides: What’s the proper way to ask my parents how much money they can contribute? - Holy cow!  This is the BEST question Ask Burgh Brides have EVER received!  So many engaged couples struggle with this so hopefully this post is helpful to a lot of you out there! Bride T writes… My fiancé and I are ready to start planning our wedding.  What is the proper way to ask our [...]
Burgh Brides Vendor Guide Member: Sky's the Limit Photography Introducing Sky’s the Limit Photography - Well, if this photo below isn’t enough to make you want to hire Sky’s the Limit Photography, I don’t know what will.  An innovative perspective, a love of both details and emotional moments, a commitment to providing excellent service, and doing whatever it takes to get the perfect shot (example below), Sky’s the Limit is [...]
Pumpkin Inspired Fall Farm Wedding by Dawn Derbyshire Photography featured on Burgh Brides Pumpkin Inspired Fall Farm Wedding: Annie & Clark - Annie and Clark’s love story is one that will give you all the feels.  As kids, their paths crossed multiple times on the pumpkin farm that Clark’s family owns and where Annie and her family would spend lots of time.  But in an ironic twist of fate, these two didn’t officially meet until their college [...]
Country but Classic Pittsburgh Engagement Session from Sky's the Limit Photography Featured on Burgh Brides Classic Country Engagement Session: Grace & Blake - Grace and Blake love the outdoors.  As a matter of fact, Black popped the question to his soon-to-be-wife in the middle of a 4-wheeling adventure.  So of course these two wanted an engagement session that showed off the best nature had to offer.  They headed to Settler’s Ridge with Sky’s the Limit Photography for some [...]
Fall Foliage & Downtown Pittsburgh Engagement Session from Michael Will Photography Featured on Burgh Brides Dichotomous Engagement Session: Ali & Nate - This dichotomous engagement session has the best of both worlds.  Because let’s be honest…I’m not sure what I like better – a crisp, fall day in southwestern Pennsylvania or the beauty of the Pittsburgh skyline.  Luckily, this engagement session from Michael Will Photography has both.  Ali and Nate wanted to their photos to be laid [...]
Wedding Ceremony Music: 3 Things to Consider When Choosing Yours from Burgh Brides & Steven Vance Violin & DJ Music Wedding Ceremony Music: 3 Things to Consider When Selecting Yours - When we were planning our wedding, I spent waaaaay too much time agonizing over the various music selections, especially those at the ceremony.  Is this song too fast for walking down the aisle?  Are these lyrics appropriate for a wedding ceremony?  Where should the pianist sit?  Oh how I wish I would have had a [...]
Celebrate Your Love with Canvas Prints & Burgh Brides Celebrate Your Love with Canvas Prints & A Discount! - I’ll be honest…canvas prints are one of those things that I love but never seem to want to spend the money on.  I always find something else to do with my cold hard cash, despite always seeming to have “order canvas prints” on my to do list.  So when CanvasHQ approached me to do a [...]
Soft Romantic Wedding at Nemacolin Woodlands from Laurel Mountain Photography Featured on Burgh Brides Soft Romantic Wedding at Nemacolin Woodlands: Kirstie & Troy - Prepare to be amazed.  This romantic wedding is crazy gorgeous. Although their proposal story was a simple one involving a muddy hike and a tree carved with their initials, Kirstie and Troy brought out all of the stops for their July wedding.  Held at the renowned Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, this grand affair was soft yet [...]
Navy, Blush, & Gold Wedding Inspiration from Burgh Brides Navy, Blush, & Gold Wedding Inspiration - Looking for a color palette that is modern yet still feminine?  Say hi to my navy, blush, & gold wedding inspiration!  This look takes one of this year’s hottest hues – navy – and pairs it with a color that will NEVER die despite what Style Me Pretty says.  I think this pairing is the [...]
Burgh Brides Vendor Guide Member: Modern Era Weddings Introducing Modern Era Weddings! - From music to photo to video and more, Modern Era Weddings does it all.  This one-stop-shop wedding provider can help with multiple facets of your big day and they are one of the most well-respected businesses in the industry.  Their DJs can get even the biggest non-dancer busting some moves, their photographers will make your [...]
Fresh & Chic Outdoor Pittsburgh Wedding at the Hyatt House from AdLiv Collective Featured on Burgh Brides Chic & Fresh Outdoor Wedding at the Hyatt House: Kristin & Stephen - For their August wedding, Kristin and Stephen wanted something simple and fresh.  Inspired by Kristin’s love for clean lines and crisp colors, the pair chose a palette of white, tan, and green, with a few navy blue touches.  With these hues in mind, an outdoor affair made perfect sense!  A short, sweet ceremony took place [...]
Urban Decay Pittsburgh Engagement Session from Bona Fide Photography Featured on Burgh Brides Urban Decay Engagement Session: Camilla & Josh - I’m bringing you a double dose of real Pittsburgh love this week with this urban decay engagement session.  According to Sara of Bona Fide Photo, that’s how the bride described the shoot and I couldn’t agree more.  A little bit edgy, Camilla and Josh’s pre-wedding pics take in a side of the Strip District that [...]
Burgh Brides Vendor Guide Member: Bella Bridesmaids Introducing Bella Bridesmaids! - Brides, do your ladies a favor – take them shopping at Bella Bridesmaids!  Not only does Bella have all of that hottest designers and styles, but they’ll work with your group to find some dresses that both fit your wedding’s style and make your ladies feel beautiful.  Bridesmaids dress shopping is finally fun again.  Learn [...]
Romantic, Springtime Wedding with an EPIC Ending from Leeann Marie, Wedding Photographers featured on Burgh Brides Romantic, Springtime Wedding with an EPIC Ending: Kate & Jeff - If there ever was a perfect springtime wedding, this is it.  Even though we’re now at the tail end of summer, Kate and Jeff’s April 30th affair still reigns supreme.  Inspired by the the most perfect season in the most perfect city (Pittsburgh…duh!), this wedding features soft shades of blush, ivory, and champagne with a [...]
Burgh Brides Vendor Guide Member: Christina Montemurro Photography Introducing Christina Montemurro Photography & An Offer! - Contemporary but still timeless, Christina Montemurro Photography is a bride and groom’s dream.  You’ll be at ease in front of her camera and your photos will reflect it.  From all of the intimate moments to the big (and small) details, your wedding day will be well documented.  Go see more of her work and get [...]
Southern Weddings Inspired Styled Shoot from La Candella Weddings featured on Burgh Brides Southern Wedding Inspired Styled Shoot - Angie of La Candella Weddings strikes again with this fanciful Southern wedding inspired styled shoot.  A few trips below the Mason Dixon line had left this photographer inspired by the region’s elegance and tradition.  So she and her imagination got to work.  Farmington’s historic Summit Inn, with its mansion and grounds that would make Scarlett [...]
Secret Garden Inspired Pittsburgh Engagement Session from Kelly Adrienne Photography Featured on Burgh Brides Secret Garden Inspired Engagement Session: Dana & Taylor - Airy and dreamy, this engagement session is something out of a fairy tale.  Like most gals, Dana grew up loving the classic princess stories.  So when it came time to plan her and Taylor’s engagement shoot, no place seemed better than Pittsburgh’s own Mellon Park.  The wrought iron fences, stone and brick walls, towering ivy, [...]
Burgh Brides Vendor Guide Member: Syncopated Pictures Introducing Syncopated Pictures & An Offer! - If you’re on the fence about a wedding video, checking out Syncopated Pictures should be enough to convince you.  Their work is classic and romantic.  But most importantly, it tells the story of your big day in a way that is engaging and emotional.  Head here to see just what I mean! And take advantage [...]
12 Weddings Registry Must Haves from Burgh Brides 12 Wedding Registry Must Haves - What’s one of the best things about getting married?  All of the presents!  It’s like Christmas morning every day when you come home from work and see packages on your doorstep.  While the UPS man might get sick of stopping at your house, you’ll never get tired of opening all of those fun boxes.  Whether [...]
Burgh Brides Vendor Guide Member: Fresh Cut Prints Introducing Fresh Cut Prints & An Offer! - Erin of Fresh Cut Prints is an artist, a calligrapher, and a designer, to name just a few of her talents.  She uses all of them to create unique, personalized wedding paper products that range from hand painted, watercolor save the dates to hand drawn, letterpress maps to help your guests get around town.  See [...]
Purple Ombre Pittsburgh Wedding at Greystone Fields by Sky's the Limit Photography Featured on Burgh Brides Purple Ombre Wedding at Greystone Fields: Alexis & Brad - If you know me, you know I LOVE the color purple.  True story, despite all of the pink you see here.  Lavender, wisteria, royal purple, plum, eggplant, I dig them all.  So when this submission came across my computer screen, I jumped for joy!  A wedding that incorporates EVERY shade of my FAVORITE color?  Gimme [...]