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Burgh Brides Holiday Advertising Opportunities New Holiday Advertising Opportunities for Wedding Pros! - Hey, wedding pros!  Thanksgiving and the holidays will soon be upon us, as will the start of proposal season.  To celebrate, I'm offering two unique advertising opportunities centered around these occasions! Local Black Friday/Small Business Saturday Deals – $25 Sign Up Deadline – Monday, November 20 Post Publish Date – Wednesday, November 22 Are you [...]
Absolutely Gorgeous Fall Wedding from Caryn Azure Photography featured on Burgh Brides Absolutely Gorgeous Fall Wedding at Greystone Fields: Caris & Sean - There isn't anything quite like a fall wedding, amiright?  The season is such a gorgeous one, especially in southwestern PA.  In not too many other places can you experience the colors, sights, smells, and feelings of autumn quite like we get to here.  It's my favorite time of the year.  So when it's the theme [...]
Luxurious & Rustic Fall Wedding from Kelsey Kradel Photography featured on Burgh Brides Luxurious & Rustic Fall Wedding at Harmony Opera Hall: Emily & Jeff - The groom's classic style and the bride's affinity for the vintage, worn-in vibe were combined flawless in this luxurious but rustic fall wedding.  Emily and Jeff celebrated with 80 of their closest family and friends during a day that was both elegant and personal.  To fuse their styles, the couple mixed metallic details like sequin [...]
Romantic & Fancy Wedding from Breanna Elizabeth Photography featured on Burgh Brides Romantic & Fancy Wedding at the Twentieth Century Club: Lauren & Ben - Two styles came together beautifully in this romantic yet fancy wedding.  When Lauren married Ben, she wanted something timeless and glamorous.  Mismatched bridesmaids dresses in various styles of grey met floral shades of soft peaches, pinks, and white to give off that swoon-worthy vibe.  Meanwhile, lots of gold accents in the reception decor allowed for [...]
Navy Blue & Plum Wedding Inspiration - I've been loving on navy blue a lot recently.  It wasn't until I thought to pair it with a deep shade of purple that I got all kinds of pretty overload.  This navy blue and plum wedding inspiration will hopefully have you feeling the same way.  While dark blue serves as a neutral, plum gives [...]
Cool AF City Engagement Session from Requiem Images featured on Burgh Brides Cool AF City Engagement Session: Sara & Tate - This city engagement session is cool AF.  No, seriously.  It doesn't get much more epic than this.  Sara and Tate opted for a hip, urban shoot with Requiem Images prior to their big day.  At sunset, the pair took off for downtown.  Taking in the impeding twilight sky and all of the glistening lights of [...]
Intimate Blue & Gold Wedding from Steven Dray Images featured on Burgh Brides Intimate Blue & Gold Wedding at Bar Marco: Laura & Brandon - Small and intimate, but uniquely styled, this blue & gold wedding is sure to inspire.  After meeting at the office, Laura initiated the first date with Brandon.  Fast forward a few years and they were picking out her engagement ring together and planning a wedding that focused on love, family, and friends.  And that it [...]
Adorable Rainy Engagement Session from Palermo Photo featured on Burgh Brides Adorable Rainy Engagement Session: Danielle & Zach - Rain in the forecast gotcha down?  Don't worry, girl!  This rainy engagement session is proof that an umbrella and a few puddles make the perfect props for an adorable photo shoot.  While their engagement story is straight up out of a fairy tale (full story below), the weather wasn't looking quite so good for their [...]
A Pop Up Wedding: 6 Ways to Tell if It’s for You - If you’re on the fence about having a pop up wedding, today’s post is for you.  This new, trendy wedding alternative – being brought to you locally by The Pop Up Pittsburgh Wedding Company – has recently become all the rage among contemporary couples looking for a twist on the old wedding favorites.  What’s a [...]
The Pittsburgh Stylist - Pittsburgh Wedding Makeup Artist & Burgh Brides Vendor Guide Member Introducing The Pittsburgh Stylist! - Talk about that bridal glow!  Jeni was absolutely beaming on her wedding day!  If you want to be too, I highly recommend working with The Pittsburgh Stylist.  Not only is Tamie bubbly, warm, and super fun to be around, she's also extremely passionate about her work.  She loves working with clients on skin care, facial [...]
Heartfelt Woodsy Wedding from Natalie Mancuso Photography featured on Burgh Brides Heartfelt Woodsy Wedding at Fallingwater: Ashley & David - A shared affinity for antique lamps initially brought Ashley and David together.  But it was their mutual eccentricities and love of nature that really sealed the deal for this couple.  After an incredibly sweet proposal at Fallingwater, Ashley and David returned to that very spot to celebrate their lifelong commitment to each other…and it was [...]
Edgy Industrial Wedding Inspired Styled Shoot by Michael Will Photography featured on Burgh Brides Edgy Industrial Wedding Inspired Styled Shoot - Who knew an old abandoned steel mill could be so beautiful?  This edgy, oh-so-Pittsburgh styled shoot is full of inspiration for your industrial wedding.  With a mission of creating something totally unique, Michael Will Photography teamed up with an A-list of local wedding vendors – Poppy Events, Blush Paper Co., All Occasions Party Rental, and [...]
Cozy & Playful Engagement Session from Tyler Norman Photography featured on Burgh Brides Cozy & Playful Engagement Session: Emily & Aaron - This playful engagement session perfectly captures the flirty and fun nature of Emily and Aaron's relationship.  They acted like two little love birds – crazy infatuated with each other – and happiness simply exuded from the pair.  As they frolicked all over the quintessential Pittsburgh sites – including the North Shore and Heinz Field – [...]
Fancy Organic Chic Wedding at Phipps from Jody Mader Photography featured on Burgh Brides Fancy Organic Chic Wedding at Phipps: Amanda & Chris - While woodsy and a little boho, the organic chic wedding trend can still be fancy.  Just take this feature for example.  Amanda and Chris took one of the hottest looks to hit the wedding world in recent years and they added a healthy dose of glam to create a vibe that was one part natural [...]
Casual Outdoor Engagement Session from Oakwood Photo + Video featured on Burgh Brides Casual Outdoor Engagement Session: Alex & Chris - Rather than something urban and downtown, these two city dwellers opted for a casual, outdoor engagement session.  And I'm so glad they did!  I mean just look at these images – carefree, comfortable, and yet they still manage to be totally swoon-worthy.  Alex and Chris (and their dog, Toby!) traipsed around Moraine State Park with [...]
10 Tips for Choosing Your Bridal Accessories from Kata Banko Couture & Burgh Brides Bridal Accessories: 10 Tips for Choosing Yours - Your wedding day look doesn't stop with a dress.  You need to think about it from head to toe – hair, makeup, nails, shoes, and especially the bridal accessories!  And nobody knows bridal accessories better than Kata Banko Couture.  Colleen, the designer behind this Pittsburgh-based company (a Burgh Brides Vendor Guide member!) is visiting today [...]
Colorful Sunflower Wedding from All Heart Photo & Video and Soiree by Souleret featured on Burgh Brides Sunflower Wedding at The White Barn: Reina & Kyle - This colorful sunflower wedding is all things bright, charming, and fun!  Reina and Kyle were married on a beautiful summer day at The White Barn in an affair that was family-gathering-meets-barn-elegance-meets-wedding-details-perfection.  Taking inspiration from the bride's favorite flower (that Kyle even incorporated into his proposal), Reina and Kyle's big day featured a palette of gold [...]
Contemporary Chic Pittsburgh Wedding at the Rivers Casino from SkySight Photography featured on Burgh Brides Contemporary Chic Wedding at the Rivers Casino: Jessie & Dan - Love works in mysterious ways, especially for Jessie and Dan.  Despite their paths crossing multiple times over the years, they didn't officially meet until a random work event.  After two years of dating and a romantic proposal in Jamaica, the pair were married on August 22 at the Rivers Casino.  The contemporary chic wedding was [...]
Copper & Marble Wedding Inspiration - Looking for something totally chic and contemporary?  Enter this copper and marble wedding inspiration.  The light and dark shades of gray and white of marble make this palette nearly monochromatic, but add the copper and you've got just enough metallic to make it interesting.  Knock your guests socks off with a marble invitation suite that [...]
Summer in the City Engagement Session from Kayla Bri Photography featured on Burgh Brides Summer in the City Engagement Session: Liz & Greg - Urban and glowing, this city engagement session shows off Pittsburgh beautifully!  That summer sunshine was in full effect when Liz, Greg, and their photographer Kayla Bri took on the sites of downtown.  Since they are getting married in the heart of the Strip District (at the Heinz History Center), the couple wanted their e-photos to [...]
Colorful DIY Pittsburgh Wedding at Roselea Farm from Michael Will Photograhy featured on Burgh Brides Colorful DIY Wedding at Roselea Farm: Katie & John - Laid back, colorful, and dog friendly.  That's what Katie and John wanted their wedding day to be like.  A winning combination if you ask me.  And their September soiree at Roselea Farm was just that.  The casual affair was eclectic with a funky vibe, yet still traditional and charming.  From the hand-painted stationery to the [...]
Ask Burgh Brides: Should Our Registry Info Be Included on Our Wedding Invitations? Ask Burgh Brides: Registries & Wedding Invites - There are a lot of times when I think etiquette is outdated and stuffy.  And then there are times when I agree with it 100%.  This is one of those latter times. Bride A writes… Settle this debate, please: My sister, who is my MOH and planning my shower, says you don't include a registry [...]
Behind the Veil: 5 Reasons You NEED to Attend this Event! - Have you marked your calendar for Behind the Veil?  Get on it because this event on August 27 is bound to be amazing.  Presented by The Wedding Factory and Modern Era Weddings (a Burgh Brides Vendor Guide member!), this isn't your average bridal show.  Sure, you'll get to meet and mingle with some of Pittsburgh's [...]
EF Lighting - Pittsburgh Wedding Decor & Lighting Provider & Burgh Brides Vendor Guide Member Introducing EF Lighting! - Really want your guests' jaws to drop when they walk into your reception space?  Lighting.  Want to totally transform the ambiance of your venue?  Lighting.  Want to up the decor ante but don't have a million dollars to spend?  Lighting.  The answer is always lighting, my friends!  And I'm so thrilled to introduce you to [...]
Rustic Sage & White Wedding from Leeann Marie Wedding Photographers featured on Burgh Brides Rustic Sage & White Wedding: Zia & Dave - These two high school sweethearts started dating when Zia made the first move.  Fast forward to last summer and they planned the most gorgeous wedding I've seen in quite awhile.  Dave's family's barn played the perfect rustic backdrop to the day that had a vintage, organic theme.  A sage green, white, taupe, and ivory color [...]
Rome Engagement Session & Film from Enrico & Eleonora Photography featued on Burgh Brides Rome Engagement Session & Film: Annika & Lee - If you can't get married in Italy, I'd say a Rome engagement session is a nice compromise, wouldn't you? Two Pittsburghers, Annika and Lee sprung for a spontaneous e-shoot with Enrico & Eleonora Photography (whom Annika found on Instagram just days before!) while vacationing in The Eternal City.  This modern, cosmopolitan couple traipsed around the [...]
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 [...]