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Purple Wagon Designs: A (Wedding) Day In The Life Of from Burgh Brides Purple Wagon Designs: A (Wedding) Day In The Life Of - When you think of “wedding vendors”, please don't forget about the stationery designer!  While they may not physically be present on the day you get married, they still work just as hard as those other pros who will be.  In reality, your stationery designer is a very essential part of your wedding day.  Without the [...]
Architecturally Inspired Engagement Session from Breanna Elizabeth Photography featured on Burgh Brides Architecturally Inspired Engagement Session: Kortney & Rob - For these two architectural designers, three of Pittsburgh's best features are its buildings, its history, and its views.  So for their engagement session with Breanna Elizabeth Photography, Kortney and Rob took in some of their favorite hot spots that best showed off the city's good sides.  From the gorgeous once-train-station-now-event-venue The Pennsylvanian, to the blooming [...]
Community Flower Shop - Pittsburgh Wedding Florist & Burgh Brides Vendor Guide Member Introducing Community Flower Shop! - Community Flower Shop said it best with “Our ideal client is someone who wants something unique, creative, and anything but ordinary.”  Those words perfectly describe the work coming out of the latest Pittsburgh wedding florist to join the Burgh Brides Vendor Guide.  I've never seen the same arrangement or bouquet from them twice.  Patrick and [...]
Classic Ballroom Wedding at the Omni from Nicole Cassano Photography featured on Burgh Brides Classic Ballroom Wedding at the Omni: Diana & Marc - A ballroom wedding will always be beautiful.  There is something just so quintessentially…well, “wedding”…about them.  And today's feature is a prime example of just why they will never go out of style. Diana and Marc consider themselves to be traditional, yet progressive.  When they got engaged, the couple knew they wanted to incorporate both of [...]
Out of the Box Wedding Inspiration with a 1980s Twist from Sandrachile and Devoted to You Events featured on Burgh Brides Out of the Box Wedding Inspiration with a 1980s Twist - Children of the 80s, listen up!  If you loved Lisa Frank, Zack Morris, side ponytails, and neon colors, you're going to LOVE this styled shoot from some of Pittsburgh's finest wedding talent.  When tasked with using a box full of mystery ingredients to curate a wedding theme, Sandrachile and Devoted to You delivered.  And I [...]
Cute & Casual Engagement Session from Levana Melamed Photography featured on Burgh Brides Cute & Casual Engagement Session: Stacey & Joerg - It's all smiles and cuteness in this casual engagement session from Levana Melamed Photography that shows off Pittsburgh beautifully!  Joerg is German, Stacey is Malaysian, and they met in Kuala Lumpur.  It's was a little bit of love at first site for these two world travelers, who began their long-distance relationship shortly after meeting.  They [...]
Rocked! A Couture Bridal Event from Pittsburgh Magazine Win Tickets to Rocked! A Couture Bridal Event from Pittsburgh Magazine - Have you marked your calendar for Rocked!?  This couture bridal event is being brought to you by Pittsburgh Magazine and it's all going down at the Rivers Club on August 17.  Think styled vignettes, the best of the city's wedding professionals, cocktails, light bites, and an evening of wedding planning with your favorite pals.  Sounds [...]
Steven Dray Images - Pittsburgh Wedding Photographer & Burgh Brides Vendor Guide Member Introducing Steven Dray Images & A Special Offer! - Swoon-worthy and a bit atypical, the work of Steven Dray Images is downright delicious.  It'll leave you with all the heart eyes.  Don't believe me?  Head on over to the Burgh Brides Vendor Guide to see more work from the latest photographer to join the pack.  He's got talent to spare, a super cool perspective, [...]
A Weekend Full of Pittsburgh Wedding Celebrations & Rock n Roll by Mandy Fierens Photography Featured on Burgh Brides A Weekend Full of Wedding Celebrations & Rock n Roll: Abydee & Ryan - Wow, talk about a celebration!  Not only did Abydee and Ryan plan an insanely fun wedding reception, but they also treated their guests to a whole slew of events to celebrate their special weekend in August.  All of these events were inspired by one thing – the couple.  Abydee and Ryan wanted everything to reflect [...]
Pittsburgh Wedding Vendors: Behind the Scenes with Traveling Heart Productions Traveling Heart Productions: A (Wedding) Day In The Life Of - What is it like to be behind the camera on a wedding day?  In this case, I mean video camera, of course.  Today, Christina of Traveling Heart Productions is here to answer the question for us!  In the next edition of “A (Wedding) Day In The Life Of” series, Christina is sharing what a day [...]
Fancy Downtown Engagement Session from Susan Stefko Photography featured on Burgh Brides Fancy Downtown Engagement Session: Brandi & Josh - I'm always a sucker for a good downtown engagement session.  But fancy it up with your best formal wear and I'm all over it.  That's just what Brandi and Josh did when they teamed up with Susan Stefko Photography for their pre-wedding photos.  Taking in some of the most infamous city center sites – like [...]
Ryan Zarichnak Photography - Pittsburgh Wedding Photography & Burgh Brides Vendor Guide Member Introducing Ryan Zarichnak Photography! - Ryan Zarichnak Photography is one of the BEST wedding photographers in Pittsburgh and he's the newest member of the Burgh Brides Vendor Guide!  Ryan is real, down to earth, and a super cool guy…which is why his tagline “honest photography” is so fitting.  He aims to capture a wedding day (and all your special moments) [...]
Vintage Organic Chic Wedding at The Frick from The Brand Studio featured on Burgh Brides Vintage Organic Chic Wedding at The Frick: Lauren & Danny - When it comes to wedding styles, one of the hottest trends in recent history is organic chic and boy, have I got a doozy for you today!  Not only does this wedding embrace the latest look, but it also incorporates hint of vintage glam for a combination that is sophisticated, romantic, and timeless. Lauren and [...]
Black & Gold Wedding Inspiration from Burgh Brides Black & Gold Wedding Inspiration - A wedding isn't a Pittsburgh wedding unless it's a black & gold wedding, right?  But trust me when I say this…there is a right way to do black and gold, and there is a (very) wrong way to do it.  What's the right way?  THIS.  First, choose metallic gold over yellow gold.  That will lead [...]
Whitling Photography: 6 Easy Ways to Tell if They’re the Wedding Photographer for You from Burgh Brides Whitling Photography: 6 Easy Ways to Tell if They’re the Wedding Photographer for You - You’ve seen the work of Whitling Photography plastered all over Burgh Brides.  That’s because I love them.  Like I loooooooooove them.  I love them in a way that borders on obsessive.  It’s probably because every bride/groom/person in any one of their photos looks like the cool kid I always wanted (still want?) to be.  You [...]
Colorful DIY Farm Wedding from Dawn Derbyshire Photography featured on Burgh Brides Colorful DIY Farm Wedding: Ashley & Luke - Lots of handmade, heartfelt details and just about every color of the rainbow make this DIY farm wedding extra special.  After meeting at work and a beach proposal that involved a custom engagement ring featuring stones that had been in Ashley's family for generations, she and Luke said I Do at a family farm.  The [...]
Glamorous Blush & Gold Wedding from Jess Nelson Photography featured on Burgh Brides Glamorous Blush & Gold Wedding at the Greek Social Hall: Sabrina & Brandon - Sabrina and Brandon's wedding was a flawless mix of classic, glamorous, and DIY.  The unique combination can be hard to pull off but these two did it flawlessly.  A color palette of blush, ivory, and gold gave the wedding day a hint of femininity while the couple chose to incorporate timeless wedding traditions with touches [...]
Pittsburgh Wedding Vendors: Behind the Scenes with Sapphire & Lace Design Sapphire & Lace Design: A (Wedding) Day In The Life Of - Next up in the A (Wedding) Day In The Life of series is Sapphire & Lace Design!  Bethany and Julie, the sister team behind all of the pretty blooms created, are vivacious, crazy talented, and sweet as pie.  I've known them both for years and I seriously consider them friends, not just friendors.  Their passion [...]
Win a Luxe Bridal Garter from Kata Banko Couture & Burgh Brides Win a Luxe Bridal Garter from Kata Banko Couture! - Just when I thought the wedding day accessories from Kata Banko Couture couldn't get any more beautiful, this talented designer introduced a luxe bridal garter collection.  The new items launched TODAY and they're already making my jaw drop.  Hand-sewn with delicate lace, dazzling beading, or other accoutrements, these are not your typical bridal garters.  They'll [...]
Burgh Brides Vendor Guide Member & Pittsburgh Wedding Photographer Jeannine Bonadio Photogrpahy Introducing Jeannine Bonadio Photography & A Special Offer! - What is my favorite thing about Jeannine Bonadio Photography?  The fact that she combines classic, vibrant wedding photography with an awesome client experience.  With Jeannine, you get the works!  I don't want to spoil any surprises so you should just head on over to the Burgh Brides Vendor Guide to see more from her! Plus, [...]
Classic but Unique Wedding from Christina Montemurro Photography featured on Burgh Brides Classic but Unique Wedding at the Heinz History Center: Lisa & Jimmy - Yes, you can have a classic but still very unique wedding.  As a matter of fact, designing a day that encompasses all of the traditional wedding ingredients but isn't cookie cutter is pretty easy.  Just look at Lisa and Jimmy.  These two put some really fun twists on the status quo.  For starters, they chose [...]
Boho Circus Inspired Wedding Styled Shoot from Oakwood Photo + Video and Devoted to You Events featured on Burgh Brides Boho Circus Inspired Wedding Styled Shoot - A circus inspired wedding?  THIS is the right way to do that theme!  Devoted to You and Oakwood Photo + Video are bringing you this boho styled shoot that is sure to inspire!  Bright, rich colors like turquoise, blue, yellow, orange, and marsala play center stage but are contrasted nicely against pastels and metallic gold.  [...]
Coffee Shop Engagement Session from Jenni Grace Photography featured on Burgh Brides Coffee Shop Engagement Session: Ashley & Rory - This coffee shop engagement session will have every cup-o-joe lover reaching for another pour.  Ashley and Rory chose the neighborhood of Carnegie for their engagement session with Jenni Grace Photography.  In particular, the majority of their session took place at the popular Carnegie Coffee Company.  It is one of the couple's favorite spots and the [...]
Summery Teal Wedding from Leeann Marie, Wedding Photographers featured on Burgh Brides Summery Teal Wedding at Destiny Hill Farm: Joelle & Justin - Despite taking place in September, this teal wedding is all things summer!  Joelle took her favorite color and paired it with silver for a fun palette, but bright pops of coral, peach, and sage green made it into an even bigger party.  Pretty shades were topped only by a prettier setting – the natural goodness [...]
Duquesne University Engagement Session from Lauren Renee Designs featured on Burgh Brides Duquesne University Engagement Session: Shannon & Ryan - This classic Duquesne University engagement session will have you wanting to yell “Go Dukes!”.  Shannon and Ryan met during their college days and for their pre-wedding pics with Lauren Renee Designs, they wanted to return to where it all began.  They took in all of the iconic campus spots, looking like two playful love birds [...]
Pittsburgh Wedding Vendors: Behind the Scenes with La Pomponnee Beauty Artisans La Pomponnee Beauty Artisans: A (Wedding) Day In The Life Of - Listen up Burgh Brides, those wedding vendors work hard for you.  Like realllllly hard.  Just how hard?  Well, let me introduce you to my new summer series…a behind the scenes look at the life of a wedding professional on an actual wedding day (and in many cases, the weeks or months prior…because we all  know [...]
Muted Vintage Wedding at Shady Elms Farm from Hot Metal Studio featured on Burgh Brides Muted Vintage Wedding at Shady Elms Farm: Emmy & Jared - Even a day-long thunderstorm couldn't dampen the beauty of this muted vintage wedding.  Emmy and Jared's big day will definitely tug at your heart strings.  A pastel color palette of sage, serenity, green, gray blue, ivory, and white looked perfectly shabby chic against the backdrop of Shady Elms Farm.  They wanted their wedding day to [...]
Berry, Blush, & Emerald Wedding Inspiration - Ohmyword.  I may have found my new favorite wedding color combo.  Berry, blush, & emerald is IN.CRED.IBLE.  It's bold, vibrant, feminine, and vivacious.  Faint of heart brides need not apply.  This palette is for those who aren't afraid to make a statement.  That's exactly why I think you need to just go for it if [...]