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French Inspired Bridal Shower Styled Shoot from JPC Event Group and Rachel Rowland Photography featured on Burgh Brides French Inspired Bridal Shower Styled Shoot - Le swoon.  This styled shoot puts a French twist on the traditional bridal shower and my heart is feeling all kinds of amour.  With the idea of a bride saying Bon Voyage to single-dom and Bonjour to a married life, the creative brains of JPC Event Group and Garnish Event Design set to work with [...]
Burgh Brides Vendor Guide Member So Fresh Films Introducing So Fresh Films & A Special Offer! - So Fresh Films is the latest wedding videographer to join the Burgh Brides Vendor Guide and I'm so glad they did.  They bring such a unique perspective to filming that special day.  Husband and wife Nick and Lisa know just how unique you and your story are and they want to make sure your wedding [...]
Warm & Luxurious Wedding from Kristi Telnov Photography featured on Burgh Brides Warm & Luxurious Wedding at the LeMont: Bonnie & Brian - A mix of rich colors with neutrals and an intimate, romantic setting is all this warm and luxurious wedding at the LeMont needed to be totally gorgeous.  When I first saw it, I knew I had to show it off and I guarantee it will quickly become one of your favorites too.  That's because it's [...]
Picturesque Winter Engagement Session from Jenna Hidinger Photography featured on Burgh Brides Picturesque Winter Engagement Session: Lyndsay & Justin - This winter engagement session might not be what you expect.  Yes, there's snow.  Yes, there are evergreens.  Yes, there is a plaid blanket scarf.  But that's not what make this shoot so incredibly breathtaking.  What does?  Nature.  And a drop dead gorgeous red dress that makes this bride to be look like she stepped off [...]
Wedding Save the Dates: 7 Tips for Totally Nailing Yours - Sending wedding save the dates is one of the first things you’ll cross off your planning to do list.  But before you can do that, there are a few things you have to know!  You're probably asking yourself, “What is there to know?”  I mean, it seems easy enough, right?  Well, it is a bit [...]
Burgh Brides Vendor Guide Member: Traveling Heart Productions Introducing Traveling Heart Productions & A Special Offer! - Light, bright, and basically a party in video form, Traveling Heart Productions is an A+ choice for your wedding videography.  Christina wants to take you back to all of those emotions, thrills, and that giddiness you felt on your wedding day with her honest and fun work.  I mean I've having fun watching these films [...]
Charming Plum & Gold Pittsburgh Wedding at the New Hazlett Theater from All Heart Photo & Video featured on Burgh Brides Charming Plum & Gold Wedding at the New Hazlett Theater: Shannon & Aaron - Long before their plum & gold wedding, Shannon and Aaron met when they were paired as dance partners during a community theatre production.  So naturally, the New Hazlett Theater was the most a propo venue for these two to get hitched.  This couple went against the grain for their October wedding.  Instead of blatantly channeling [...]
9 of the Best Wedding Planning Tech Tools for Brides - Who is still using a good old fashion three ring binder to keep their wedding planning organized?  Hey, there is nothing wrong with a modern day Trapper Keeper!  But in this day and age, technology makes it easier than ever for Type A personalities (like mine) to stay on top of tasks, especially when it [...]
Burgh Brides Vendor Guide Member: Evermark Studios Introducing Evermark Studios! - Photojournalism meets the wedding industry when it comes to Evermark Studios.  Their approach is honest and raw, and they focus on retelling your story in the most genuine way possible.  People and moments play center stage, but that's what matters the most anyways, right?  Head on over to the Vendor Guide to see more from [...]
Traditional Black, White, & Red Wedding from Levana Melamed Photography Traditional Black, White, & Red Wedding at the Priory: Cristena & Ryan - Pretty doesn't even begin to describe Cristena and Ryan's black, white, and red wedding.  It's classic, elegant, and everything a wedding should be.  Inspired by the season, the reception location, and their love of family, this bride and groom planned a special day that was traditional but fun.  A live band (that was so good, [...]
6 Steps for Finding the Perfect Wedding Photographer from Leeann Marie, Wedding Photographers and Burgh Brides 6 Steps to Finding the Perfect Wedding Photographer - One of the most important wedding planning decisions you'll make is finding the perfect wedding photographer.  I mean that.  Your wedding photos will be one of the only living memories of the most important day of your life, so they need to be good!  Plus, between the engagement sessions, getting ready shots, the first look, [...]
Burgh Brides Vendor Guide Member: ShutterBooth Introducing ShutterBooth & A Special Offer! - When I arrive at a wedding reception, I ask three questions: Where is the bar?  When can I eat cake?  Is there a photo booth?  That's because bars are awesome, cake is delicious, and photo booths are SO FUN.  Especially when it's ShutterBooth!  The first formal photo booth to hit the Pittsburgh scene a few [...]
Eclectic Colorful Wedding at the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh from Dena Galie Weddings featured on Burgh Brides Eclectic, Colorful Wedding at the Children's Museum: Michelle & Clark - Light and romantic might be the current trend but a colorful wedding will always win my heart.  That's why I'm so head-over-heels in love with Michelle and Clark's big day.  Pink, purple, green, blue, orange, yellow, you name it…this palette is perfectly all over the place.  The bride and groom wanted a whimsical, eclectic affair [...]
Cranberry & Dusty Blue Wedding Inspiration from Burgh Brides Cranberry & Dusty Blue Wedding Inspiration - Hey newly engaged ladies…how about a cranberry and dusty blue wedding?  If you're in the color selection stage of wedding planning, this month's idea is downright beautiful, if I do say so myself.  Dusty blue is a bit gray, a bit chambray, and a 100% lovely.  It's modern but still girly.  And when it's paired [...]
10 Save the Dates from Minted that I'm Totally Obsessed With 10 Save the Dates from Minted That I'm Totally Obsessed With - You got the fiance, the venue, and the date.  Now you just need to announce all of that to your family and friends.  Minted will help you do that in style with their selection of artisan save the dates.  Beautifully designed, expertly printed, and customizable in all sorts of ways, Minted's save the dates will [...]
Dramatic Blue & Gray Winter Styled Shoot from Garnish Event Design & Rachel Rowland Photography featured on Burgh Brides Dramatic Blue & Gray Winter Wedding Inspired Styled Shoot - Embracing the dramatic blues and grays of a Pittsburgh winter, this styled shoot is sure to inspire and delight!  Combining natural and barren backgrounds with deep colors and lush fabrics, Garnish Event Designs' concept was one of contrast, yet they pulled inspiration from the very season and settings.  Mirrored displays, beaded accessories, and metallic place [...]
Gaming Inspired Strip District Engagement Session from Sandrachile featured on Burgh Brides Gaming Inspired Strip District Engagement Session: Sharon & Quinn - Sharon and Quinn's Strip District engagement session is sure to be a crowd favorite!  Not just because it shows off the best neighborhood in Pittsburgh (in my humble opinion), but it's also colorful, quirky, and fun.  Sandrachile is the queen of creativity and her zest for life always comes through in her photos, and this [...]
Ask Burgh Brides: Do We Need to Provide Seating for Everyone at Our Cocktail Style Wedding Reception? Ask Burgh Brides: A Cocktail Style Wedding Reception & Guest Seating - A cocktail style wedding reception can be comfortable, hip, and super fun.  But how do you handle seats for guests, particularly older ones?  Read on, my friend, read on. Bride A writes… What's your advice for a non-sit down wedding?  I've attended two that had food stations for 2 – 3 hours and music the [...]
Pretty Jewel Tone Wedding from Steven Dray Images featured on Burgh Brides Pretty Jewel Tone Wedding at Soldiers & Sailors: Kelsey & Trey - Jewel tones are my jam.  When someone asks what my favorite color is, I answer “jewel tones”.  So it's no wonder today's uber romantic feature that includes many of them has got me all excited.  Take the architectural goodness of Soldiers & Sailors, combine it with a non-white wedding dress and dramatic, navy bridesmaids dresses, [...]
7 Perks of a Winter Wedding from Burgh Brides 7 Perks of a Winter Wedding - You may not think January and a wedding go hand-in-hand, but who says you can’t getting married during this time of the year?  There are so many perks to getting married in the winter months.  Here are just a few! It could save you money.  Everything is cheaper in the off-season, and that goes for [...]
Burgh Brides Vendor Guide Member Kristy Lumsden Photography Introducing Kristy Lumsden Photography & A Special Offer! - Even though Kristy Lumsden Photography's work tends to be on the moody, edgy side, it is still full of love, emotion, and real goodness.  No stiff poses here; just raw feelings and actions and loads of romance.  She's laid back, she'll make you laugh, and she's damn talented with a camera.  What more could you [...]
Cozy, Snowy Engagement Session from 2ndIINone Productions featured on Burgh Brides Cozy, Snowy Engagement Session: Jordan & Andrew - Jordan & Andrew's cozy, snowy engagement session from 2nd II None Productions is perfect for a cold winter day like today!  It'll warm you right up!  These two had no problem frolicking in a winter wonderland because they had their love (and each other) to keep them warm.  Holding hands, cuddling under a warm blanket, [...]
Bridesmaids Dresses: What's HOT in 2017 from Bella Bridesmaids Bridesmaids Dresses: What's HOT in 2017 from Bella Bridesmaids - What are the hottest trends when it comes to bridesmaids dresses?  Fresh off their trip to New York Bridal Fashion Week back in October, here are my pals at Bella Bridesmaids to dish on what to dress your ladies in this year.  I'll just be over here obsessing over all of these gorgeous looks!  Hey, [...]
Modern Art Deco Wedding Inspired Styled Shoot from Burgh Brides Vendors Modern Art Deco Wedding Inspired Styled Shoot from Burgh Brides Vendors - If you're planning an art deco wedding, all of your inspiration dreams are about to come true. That's because this styled shoot is fit for Jay Gatsby himself.  If Jay Gatsby were a modern gentlemen, that's is.  The vintage vibe of the 1920s and the art deco trend that dominated that era meet modern wedding [...]
Decadent Purple & Gold Wedding from Leeann Marie, Wedding Photographers featured on Burgh Brides Decadent Purple & Gold Wedding at the Omni: Christine & Ray - Dripping with luxury and oozing with romance, this decadent purple & gold wedding will stop you dead in your tracks.  THIS is my kind of wedding…opulent, decadent, and styled to damn near perfection.  With a color palette of varying shades of purple – from lavender to royal to eggplant – mixed with champagne and gold, [...]
Black & White Wedding Inspiration from Burgh Brides Black & White Wedding Inspiration - On the hunt for a color palette that is timeless yet modern?  Then you're going to love today's black & white wedding inspiration.  The look is about as classic as it gets; this color combo will never go out of style.  “Why?”, you ask.  It's chic, sophisticated, and neutral, meaning that if you like a [...]
Burgh Brides Vendor Guide Member: Whitling Photography Introducing Whitling Photography & A Special Offer! - Moody, dramatic, and just about as striking as it gets, the work of Whitling Photography is the latest goodness to join the Burgh Brides Vendor Guide.  This husband/wife duo plays with shadows like no other and they strive to capture raw emotions, resulting in images that are simultaneously edgy yet breathtaking.  They are the kind [...]
Navy Blue Wedding at Pittsburgh Botanic Garden from Tyler Norman Photography featured on Burgh Brides Navy Blue Wedding at Pittsburgh Botanic Garden: Monica & Conrad - Navy blue is one of my favorite colors so it's no wonder that this wedding totally stole my heart.  With a color palette of varying shades of blue – navy, turquoise, teal, and even a grayish blue – punched with peach, blush, and mint, Monica and Conrad's big day was modeled after the bride's love [...]