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Cobalt, Peach, & White Wedding Inspiration from Burgh Brides Cobalt, Peach, & White Wedding Inspiration - You’re going to love this cobalt, peach, and white wedding inspiration if you’re looking for a color palette that is modern but still feminine.  The richest shade of blue, cobalt is for those who want to make a statement.  It’s bold, attention-grabbing, and absolutely perfect for that bride who wants to turn heads.  Add pops [...]
Retro 1950s Inspired Pittsburgh Engagement Session by Desiree Deli Photography Featured on Burgh Brides 1950s Inspired Engagement Session: Beth & Matt - These nostalgic e-photos from Desiree Deli Photography will have you longing for yesteryear.  Styled after the classic, cool look of the 1940s and 1950s, Beth and Matt’s engagement session is one for the history books.  After their straight-out-of-a-fairytale proposal (see the full story below!), the couple wanted to pay tribute to their love of anything [...]
Classic Pink & Green Pittsburgh Wedding at Phipps Conservatory from Weddings by Sal & Bella Featured on Burgh Brides Classic Pink & Green Wedding at Phipps Conservatory: Alison & Luke - Bright and summery, today’s pink & green wedding is exactly what I need on this mid-July day.  Alison & Luke were newer to Pittsburgh when they began planning their July 3 nuptials.  Being unfamiliar with the venue options available, they searched for something traditional but that would allow for the fun, laid-back party they ultimately [...]
10 Ideas for Something Borrowed from Burgh Brides 10 Ideas for Something Borrowed - You have your something old and your something new.  How about something borrowed?  Today I’m sharing my ideas for this bridal tradition, which represents borrowed happiness.  Hopefully a little of someone else’s luck will rub off on your on your big day! 1.) The most common something borrowed is jewelry.  Burgh Bride Allison borrowed a [...]
Modern Geometric Styled Shoot from Garnish Event Design and Leeann Marie, Wedding Photographers featured on Burgh Brides Modern Geometric Styled Shoot - Mixing bold shapes and angles with metallics, brights, and Pantone’s Colors of the Year, this recent styled shoot from Garnish Event Design is the closest thing to perfection that I’ve ever seen.  Combining rose quartz and serenity with copper, turquoise and orange, Garnish created a palette that was soft yet modern, and the rest of [...]
Ask Burgh Brides: Is it ok to invite someone to the bridal shower but not the wedding? Ask Burgh Brides: Is it ok to invite someone to the bridal shower but not the wedding? - This month’s Ask Burgh Brides question is one that gets asked more often than it should.  So, let’s settle this debate once and for all, shall we? The answer?  No, negative, nein, non, not ok.  Etiquette says that you can’t invite someone to your bridal shower (and expect them to give a gift) but not [...]
Hartwood Acres Pittsburgh Engagement Session from Hannah Leigh Photography featured on Burgh Brides Hartwood Acres Engagement Session: Brooke & Jerod - These high school sweethearts are getting married this summer at the Brookgreen Gardens in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.  But for their Pittsburgh engagement photos, Brooke and Jerod teamed up with Hannah Leigh Photography.  They wanted an e-session venue that gave off the same English garden, country club feel that their wedding venue does.  What better [...]
Burgh Brides Vendor Guide Member Jeremy Ganss Productions Introducing Jeremy Ganss Productions! - Jeremy Ganss needs no introduction.  His reputation for being an exceptional DJ precedes him.  With Jeremy in charge of your wedding day music, you’ll get nothing but class, quality service, and a dance floor that doesn’t stop bumping until the last note is played.  If you’re still DJ shopping, I highly encourage you to get [...]
6 Tips for Creating the Perfect Wedding Hashtag from Burgh Brides 6 Tips for Creating the Perfect Wedding Hashtag - I’m a self-professed Instagram addict.  I’ll start scrolling through my feed and before I know it, I’ve been sucked into the IG black hole, it’s 30 minutes later, and my eyes are starting to cross.  Obsessed isn’t even the word.  Couple my favorite app with photos of pretty weddings and I’m a total goner.  RIP.  [...]
A (Wedding) Day in the Life of: Garnish Event Design, featured on Burgh Brides A (Wedding) Day in the Life of: Garnish Event Design - When I first started the “A (Wedding) Day in the Life of” series, I didn’t really know what to expect.  From my days as a wedding planner, I had a pretty good idea of what all went into actually pulling off a wedding without a hitch.  From the makeup artist to the caterer to the [...]
http://michaelwillphotography.com Bright, Whimsical Wedding at Green Gables: Tara & Brendan - Before I get to this whimsical wedding, let’s start with the mountain top proposal in Capri, Italy.  I mean come on!  It doesn’t get much more romantic than that.  Shortly after Brendan popped the question to Tara in fairy tale fashion, the pair started planning their big day.  A wedding date of July 4th inspired [...]
Wedding Inspiration from Aisle Styled Wedding Inspiration from Aisle Society - My love for beautiful wedding inspiration runs deep.  So when some of my favorite fellow bloggers get together to create a perfectly styled shoot, my heart goes all aflutter.  To celebrate the launch of Aisle Society (Read more about it here!), Elizabeth Anne Designs and Every Last Detail, along with a dream team of other [...]
Serenity & Gold Wedding Inspiration from Burgh Brides Serenity & Gold Wedding Inspiration - Nothing reminds me more of a fairy tale than a serenity & gold wedding.  There is something about this color combination that is so ethereal, so magical.  Serenity is crazy everywhere this year, thanks to Pantone’s Color of the Year picks.  And while this light shade of blue is incredibly beautiful on its own, pair [...]
Cue the Confetti: Burgh Brides is on Aisle Society! Cue the Confetti: Burgh Brides is on Aisle Society! - You guysssss…I have some BIG news for you today!  I’m so thrilled to announce that Burgh Brides is now a contributing blogger on Aisle Society!  Cue the confetti!  Pop the champagne! “What’s Aisle Society?”, you ask.  Only the newest, coolest way to plan your wedding!  Over thirty bloggers teamed up to create a place where [...]
Burgh Brides Vendor Guide Member: Chestnut Ridge Resort Introducing Chestnut Ridge Resort & a Giveaway! - Looking for a wedding venue outside the city that offers luxury, beauty, amenities, AND world class service?  Enter Chestnut Ridge Resort.  A hotel, golf course, spa, conference center, and event venue wrapped into one, Chestnut Ridge is versatile and unique.  Head to the Vendor Guide to read more of what they have to offer! Orrrrr [...]