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Sweet Summertime Engagement Session from Schneider Photography featured on Burgh Brides Summertime Engagement Session: Caitlin & Daniel - Nothing says a summer engagement session quite like blooming flowers and bright sunshine.  Today's feature has got them both and your eyes are about to thank me.  Caitlin and Daniel, along with Schneider Photographer, visited Caitlin's alma mater, Chatham University, for a little pre-wedding photo shoot.  The beautiful campus featured budding tulips, cherry blossoms in [...]
Burgh Brides Vendor Guide Member Blush Paper Co. A Wedding Stationery Timeline from Blush Paper Co. - Wedding stationery can be a very confusing topic.  There are a million paper options, guidelines about what fonts should be paired together, and even rules about you should and shouldn't include on your invitations.  Where is a bride to even begin making sense of all of that?  Easy.  Let's start at the beginning.  And the [...]
Classic Ballroom Wedding at the PAA from Madeline Jane Photography featured on Burgh Brides Classic Ballroom Wedding at the PAA: Alison & Steven - Timeless, romantic, and feminine…that's exactly what this classic ballroom wedding is.  Alison was the quintessential bride when she married Steven in July during a traditional Catholic church ceremony.  Afterwards, the newlyweds celebrated becoming Mr. and Mrs. at the Pittsburgh Athletic Association.  The historical venue (unfortunate now closed) was decorated with a color palette that will [...]
Happy Father's Day: A Burgh Brides Tribute to Fathers of the Bride & Groom Happy Father's Day: A Tribute to Fathers of the Brides & Grooms - Happy Father's Day from Burgh Brides!  Whether your “dad” is your birth father, step dad, adopted dad, big brother, little brother, grandpa, uncle, or just a super awesome family friend who took you under his wing, today we salute him.  From all those times he played with you as a kid, or when he wiped [...]
Burgh Brides Vendor Guide Member Madeline Jane Photography Madeline Jane Photography: 6 Reasons You'll Absolutely Love Working With Her - If there ever was a wedding photographer that perfectly captured what romance and beauty look like, it’s Madeline Jane.  This girl has a very special talent for documenting love.  She does so in a way that is classic and sophisticated, yet contemporary and casual.  From engagement sessions to weddings, family shoots and everything in between, [...]
Classic Black & Gold Pittsburgh Wedding from Sky's the Limit Photography featured on Burgh Brides Classic Black & Gold Pittsburgh Wedding at the LeMont: Natalie & Jimmy - Natalie and Jimmy's big day is the quintessential “Pittsburgh wedding”.  Despite living in Chicago, this couple chose to get married in the bride's hometown, and I'm so glad they did.  A classic black and metallic gold color palette, a ceremony in front of the LeMont's giant windows overlooking the city's iconic skyline, and 3,200 cookies [...]
The 1 Thing You Absolutely Must Do During Your Wedding Reception from Burgh Brides The 1 Thing You Absolutely Must Do During Your Wedding Reception - Your wedding reception will be a total BLAST!  All of your friends and family will be in the same place at the same time and it's an amazing feeling to know they're all there because of you.  There will be good food, good drinks, and plenty of entertainment.  You'll be partying and dancing with all [...]
Burgh Brides Vendor Guide Member Eventioneers Introducing Eventioneers! - Need a tent for your wedding?  How about everything that does under that tent?  Tables, chairs, lounge furniture, place settings?  Eventioneers can help you with allllll of that and more.  And they'll do it all in style.  Not only does this rental company have an impressive collection of goods to make your event flawless, but [...]
Vintage Meets Boho Wedding from Breanna Ellizabeth Photography featured on Burgh Brides Vintage Meets Boho Wedding at Destiny Hill Farm: Mara & Matthew - “Carefree” was the theme of the day at Mara and Matthew's gorgeous boho wedding.  The couple wanted their big day to reflect how their relationship is – loving, free, and full of family and friends.  With a unique mix of vintage elements and a subtle bohemian vibe, their celebration at Destiny Hill Farm was just [...]
Ask Burgh Brides: To Veil or Not to Veil Ask Burgh Brides: To Veil or Not to Veil - This edition of Ask Burgh Brides is dedicated to what is quite possibly the most asked question by brides to be… Bride M writes… I am getting married beach-side in Newport, RI.  So here is my burning (and somewhat trivial) question for you: veil or no veil?  I realize this is a preference but I [...]
Introducing Scott Elliott, Professional Guitarist! - Nothing makes an event more special quite like a live musician, and a live guitarist is one of my favorites.  That's why I think you're going to love Scott Elliott.  A talented musician, an accomplished performer, and even an instructor at two universities, Scott and his artistry will bring class and sophistication to your wedding [...]
Sophisticated, Colorful Wedding at the Allegheny Country Club from Kathryn Hyslop Photography featured on Burgh Brides Sophisticated, Colorful Wedding at Allegheny Country Club: Bianca & Peter - This sophisticated, colorful wedding was six years in the making.  That's right…Bianca and Peter had been together for six whole years by the time they said their I Dos.  These two were already so much of a couple that they even went through the proposal process together, with Bianca picking out her own engagement ring.  [...]
Yellow & Lavender Wedding Inspiration - Soft and charming, a yellow and lavender wedding color palette is perfect for any spring or summer affair.  I love the feminine and youthful quality this combo has and it's easy to bring it alive for your big day.  To really make these shades work well together, keep the yellow pale and go for a [...]
Understated & Romantic Wedding Inspired Styled Shoot from Lauren Renee Designs & Soiree by Souleret featured on Burgh Brides Understated & Romantic Wedding Inspired Styled Shoot - The understated elegance of this styled shoot will leave you with plenty of ideas for your own romantic wedding.  Coordinated by Burgh Brides favorites Lauren Renee Designs and Soiree by Souleret, it brings together the European charm and secret garden feel of Mellon Park with vintage and organic details.  The color palette of light blues, [...]
Carefree Woodsy Pittsburgh Engagement Session from Cara Rufenacht Creative Featured on Burgh Brides Carefree Woodsy Engagement Session: Evelyn & Bryce - Mother Nature has never taken my breath away quite like she did during my first visit to a redwood forest.  Muir Woods in San Francisco is absolutely incredible.  I've never felt so small yet so inspired.  Today's featured engagement photos give me a similar feeling. Evelyn absolutely loves photos taken in the woods.  In fact, [...]
Elegant Black & White Pittsburgh Wedding at the Carnegie Museum from Elizabeth Craig Photography featured on Burgh Brides Elegant Black & White Wedding at the Carnegie Museum: Maggie & Sean - Is there anything more elegant than a black and white wedding?  It's the quintessential wedding color palette.  Couple it with clean lines and a gorgeous venue like the Carnegie Museum and you've got yourself one classy and chic day.  When Maggie and Sean tied the knot, that's the exact look they were going for.  The [...]
Happy Mother's Day from Burgh Brides: A Tribute to Mothers of the Brides & Grooms Happy Mother's Day: A Tribute to Mothers of the Brides & Grooms - Happy Mother's Day from Burgh Brides!  To all the mothers (and grandmas, aunts, step moms, all the ladiessssss) of the brides and grooms out there, this one's for you.  That wedding day is as much yours as it is your son's or daughter's, so you deserve to share the spotlight and celebrate!  For all those [...]
Burgh Brides Vendor Guide Member: Pittsburgh Officiants Introducing Pittsburgh Officiants! - You can't get married without someone to perform the ceremony, right?  It seems like a silly question, but it's one detail some people might forget about.  If you aren't getting married in a church or just want something a little different, Pittsburgh Officiants can help.  If you want a religious, silly, or even modern ceremony, [...]
Rustic Barn Wedding at Horizon View Farms from Dawn Derbyshire Photography featured on Burgh Brides Rustic Barn Wedding at Horizon View Farms: Ashley & Stefan - Today's bride and groom love the outdoors.  They feel right at home on a back country road, truck windows down, wind whipping through their hair, country music blasting on the radio.  And since a wedding day should reflect what you love the most, a good ol' fashioned rustic wedding made perfect sense.  Ashley and Stefan [...]
What to Include in Your Wedding Day Emergency Kit from Burgh Brides Wedding Day Emergency Kit: What to Include in Yours - News Flash: Something WILL go wrong on your wedding day!  I'll pause for a minute so that can sink into your head. . . . Ok, now that you've been warned and have accepted that Murphy's Law will always win, there is some good news.  You CAN be prepared so that snafus stay minor.  Arm [...]
Mr. & Mrs. Forks That Will Make Your Wedding Cake Even Sweeter - Did you love the Mr. & Mrs. forks featured in Pazia and Tony's garden chic wedding published earlier this week?  Me too.  I mean look how adorably celebratory these things are.  Wedding cake tastes 10x sweeter when eaten off of one of these beauties.  I'm sure of it. I've gotten so many questions about where [...]
Burgh Brides Vendor Guide Square Cafe Introducing Square Cafe! - If you're a fan of Square Cafe's breakfast or lunch, you're going to love their catering services.  Using local ingredients whenever possible and absolutely always made with love, dishes from Square Cafe appeal to a wide variety of palettes, diets, and food styles.  Cocktail parties, day-after brunches, and even wedding receptions, they're equipped to handle [...]
Glamorous Garden Chic Wedding from Ashley Giffin Photography featured on Burgh Brides Glamorous Garden Chic Wedding: Pazia & Tony - The stuff dreams are made of.  That's what this garden chic wedding is.  When planning their big day, Pazia and Tony quickly realized that the “production” of the event wasn't for them and instead, they wanted a wedding that was special, stress-free, and comfortable.  A little bit like coming home.  That's why after a traditional [...]
Rose Gold Wedding Inspiration from Burgh Brides Rose Gold Wedding Inspiration You're Bound to LOVE - You can never, ever, ever go wrong with a rose gold wedding.  I repeat: NEVER.  That's why I just know you're going to LOVE this month's wedding color palette idea.  Imagine if blush pink and metallic gold had a love child and that love child is rose gold and it's GORGEOUS.  Feminine, flirty, romantic, chic…I [...]
Burgh Brides Vendor Guide Member Tyler Norman Photography Introducing Tyler Norman Photography & A Special Offer! - Every time I look at a gallery from Tyler Norman Photography, I do nothing but smile.  That's because the couples always exude pure happiness and giddy laughter and it's totally infectious.  He's a fun guy and one heck of a photographer.  It's a winning combination if you ask me.  If you're still photographer shopping (or [...]
Earthy Boho Wedding from Lindsey Zern Photography featured on Burgh Brides Earthy Boho Wedding at CrossKeys Vineyards: Alexa & Jason - Inspired by the mountainous, earthiness of the West, this boho wedding is sure to stun.  Jason is from California, so he and Alexa (of Alexa Conner Photography, one of the newest pros to the Burgh Brides Vendor Guide) drew motivation from his roots when planning their big day last September.  While the pair calls Pittsburgh [...]
Vintage Pittsburgh Engagement Session from Kelly Lester Photography Featured on Burgh Brides Vintage Engagement Session: Christina & Garrett - Since Christina and Garrett were going to have a super chic wedding at the Carnegie Museum, they knew they wanted a little something different for their vintage engagement session with Kelly Lester Photography.  Beside this adorable bride and groom of course, the Priscilla antique settee from Vintage Alley Rentals was the other star of the [...]
Wedding Family Portraits: 5 Ways to Make Them Amazing (And Painless) from Christina Montemurro Photography and Burgh Brides Wedding Family Portraits: 5 Ways to Make Them Amazing (And Painless) - Wedding family portraits…ugh.  I bet you're dreading them already, aren't you?  Not because you don't love your crazy (in a good way) family, but because this part of a wedding day can be STRESSFUL!  Trying to corral a dozen or so people and snap a million photos in 15 minutes flat when everyone is hugging [...]
Burgh Brides Vendor Guide Member Penn Rustics Rentals Introducing Penn Rustics Rentals & A Special Offer! - What are a few things that are all the rage at wedding receptions these days?  Long farm tables, wooden elements, and a handmade vibe.  You can get all three of those trends with Penn Rustics Rentals.  Tables, benches, chairs, cake stands, lawn games, and everything in between, this craftsman offers wooden rental pieces that are [...]
Delightfully Simple Wedding from Lauren Renee Designs featured on Burgh Brides Delightfully Simple Wedding at the Grand Concourse: Jeni & Paul - This summer affair is proof that a subtle, simple wedding can be just as lovely as a styled, detailed one.  Jeni and Paul opted to focus on their love, marriage, and family, rather than all of the stuff.  Details are fun to plan and they're pretty to look at, but they aren't what matter most [...]
Casual & Colorful Wedding Inspiration from Kristen Wynn Photography featured on Burgh Brides Casual & Colorful Wedding Inspired Styled Shoot - Looking for some colorful wedding inspiration?  Look no further than this bright and festive styled shoot from some of Pittsburgh's most creative wedding vendors, including Kristen Wynn Photography and Burgh Brides Vendor Ciel Cosmetics!  A palette of pinks, corals, yellows, and peaches come together for a look that is fun, fun, fun, while a mix [...]
Burgh Brides Vendor Guide Member Alexa Conner Photography Introducing Alexa Conner Photography & A Special Offer! - Images from Alexa Conner Photography are the epitome of raw, organic emotion.  Alexa focuses on the true feelings of the day and capturing them in a photograph to be remembered forever.  Her work is edgy, real, and gritty, yet somehow still over-the-top romantic.  Go see what I mean in the Vendor Guide! As an added [...]
Glamorous Ivory & Gold Wedding from Whitling Photography featured on Burgh Brides Glamorous Ivory & Gold Wedding at the Omni: Dina & Brad - Dripping in dazzling details and oozing hard core romance, this ivory and gold wedding is straight up gorgeous.  After a very heart-string-tugging proposal (full story below), Dina and Brad designed a wedding day that was reminiscent of the one she had always dreamed about as a little girl – one that was luscious and had [...]