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Top Ten Reasons to Honeymoon at Hamanasi Resort. For more honeymoon ideas, visit burghbrides.com! Top Ten Reasons to Honeymoon at Hamanasi Resort- If you ignore every single piece of wedding planning advice I offer on this blog, do yourself a favor and follow this one nugget of wisdom – honeymoon at Hamanasi Resort. I mean it. Don’t even mess around with other post-wedding vacation ideas. You’ll be wasting your time. Justin and I have done an extensive [...]
Dreamy Desert Jewel Toned Wedding Inspired Styled Shoot. Find more wedding inspiration at burghbrides.com! Dreamy Desert Jewel Tone Wedding Inspired Styled Shoot- The colors of the desert come to life in this styled shoot designed and executed by yours truly and some of the BEST Pittsburgh wedding vendors. A palette of dark teal, peach, orange, yellow, and jade was originally inspired by the envelope liner of a wedding invitation suite created by Fresh Cut Prints. Using her [...]
Things to Consider Before Hiring Your Wedding Vendors- They say it takes a village to raise a child. I’m here to tell you it takes a village to pull off a wedding. Whether you realize it now or not, ultimately there will likely be dozens of Pittsburgh wedding vendors who help bring your dream day to life. From your seamstress to your florist [...]
We're LIVING for this CORAL Wedding Inspiration. Find more ideas for the 2019 Pantone Color of the Year on burghbrides.com! We're LIVING for this CORAL Wedding Inspiration- Lovers of the color coral, this is going to be your year! Back in December, Pantone announced their 2019 Color of the Year – Living Coral! This happy shade of pink has golden undertones and a unique ability to energize yet soften. From design to art to yes, even weddings, the Pantone pick is bound to [...]
Rustic Chic Blackwater Falls Wedding with Breathtaking Views. See more Pittsburgh wedding inspiration at burghbrides.com! Rustic Chic Blackwater Falls Wedding with Breathtaking Views- One look at this Blackwater Falls wedding and you will probably swear it took place somewhere in the Pacific Northwest. These views simply don’t exist anywhere close to Pittsburgh, right? WRONG! Just a short drive south sits Blackwater Falls State Park, where today’s feature took place. Nicole and Matt chose a breathtaking location to exchange [...]
How to Use Instagram to Plan Your Wedding. Find more wedding planning tips at burghbrides.com! How to Use Instagram to Plan Your Wedding- What is the secret wedding planning weapon of any millennial bride? Instagram! Not only can the photo-based app give you all the pics of puppies, babies, and funny memes your heart can handle, it can also be an extremely useful tool for designing your big day! Forget Pinterest, burn that wedding planning binder, and say [...]
Ivory and Gold Wedding Tablescape: Flawless Gold & White Wedding at Fox Chapel Golf Club from Michael Will Photography featured on Burgh Brides Flawless Gold & White Fox Chapel Golf Club Wedding- This gold & white Fox Chapel Golf Club wedding might as well be called the “Beyonce of chic affairs” because it's FLAWLESS. Starting with acrylic wedding invitations set in an envelope lined with gold foil and ending with a candlelit soiree at a luxurious venue, this wedding is one for the books. Mia and Nick [...]
Pittsburgh Renaissance Hotel wedding: Art Deco New Years Eve Pittsburgh Renaissance Hotel Wedding from Tyler Norman Photography featured on Burgh Brides Art Deco New Years Eve Wedding at the Renaissance- Say goodbye to 2018 in the best of way possible with this New Year's Eve Pittsburgh Renaissance Hotel wedding! Emily and Aaron got engaged around NYE and they chose to stick with this holiday theme for their wedding date. In just about a year, they planned an art deco-inspired black tie affair that would make [...]
2018's Best Moments from Pittsburgh Wedding Photographers. See more epic wedding moments at burghbrides.com! 2018's Best Moments from Pittsburgh Wedding Photographers- From epic dance floor moves to sweet ceremony exits and everything in between, Pittsburgh wedding photographers captured some amazing moments in 2018! While I'll always be obsessed with pretty flowers, stylish dresses, and thoughtful details, that isn't what really matters. A wedding day is about people, relationships, new family, hope, and all those good things. [...]
These Pittsburgh Wedding Cakes are Pretty SWEET!- Today's post is definitely the most delicious part of the Burgh Brides Best of 2018 series! I must say…when working on this round-up, it was pretty hard not to start salivating while staring at all of these gorgeous Pittsburgh wedding cakes. From big and bold to small and dainty, from lots of metallics to color galore, [...]
Pittsburgh Wedding Ideas You'll Definitely Want to Steal. Find more wedding inspiration at burghbrides.com! Pittsburgh Wedding Ideas You'll Definitely Want to Steal- Don't let anyone tell you that wedding details don't matter. You don't need that kind of negativity in your life. From thoughtful touches to the incorporation of family heirlooms to a new twist on a wedding tradition, I absolutely love when couples get creative when it comes to their wedding details. These little nuances are [...]
George Washington Hotel Wedding: Magical Christmas Wedding at the George Washington Hotel from Weddings by Alisa featured on Burgh Brides Magical Christmas Wedding at the George Washington Hotel- If you’ve ever considered getting married over the holidays, today’s stunning Christmas wedding from Weddings by Alisa may be all the inspiration you need to make those dreams come true! Carly and Dan’s elegant holiday-themed day at The George Washington Hotel was magical and warm, with lush greenery, elaborate candles, and the perfect color palette of burgundy and [...]
The BEST Pittsburgh Engagement Photo Ideas from 2018! For more engagement photo inspiration, visit burghbrides.com! The BEST Pittsburgh Engagement Photo Ideas from 2018!- If you're looking for some out-of-the-box Pittsburgh engagement photo ideas, you're in luck today. I've rounded up my top picks from those featured on Burgh Brides in 2018 and there is allllll kinds of goodness going down. From downtown and high glam to laid back and woodsy to even a few themed sessions, these shoots [...]
Here Come the (Best Dressed) Brides! See more wedding gown inspiration on burghbrides.com! Here Come the (Best Dressed) Brides!- That walk down the aisle is likely the most anticipated one of your life! But for these local brides, it was also their most stylish! From ever-classic lace to sophisticated satin to trendy color, so many incredibly beautiful styles were featured on Burgh Brides this past year. If you're still gown shopping, let your own [...]
The BEST Bridal Shoes Ideas from Pittsburgh brides. See more wedding fashion inspiration at burghbrides.com! Steal-Worthy Bridal Shoes from Pittsburgh Brides- It's the most important walk you'll ever take. Make sure your feet are prepared! To inspired your own look, I've rounded up some of my favorite kicks from 2018 Burgh Brides features. From couture, sparkly heels to adorable flats that are perfect for dancing, these bridal shoes ideas are totally worth stealing for your own. [...]
Gold Wedding Centerpieces: Warm December Embassy Suites Wedding from Dorosh Documentaries featured on Burgh Brides Warm December Wedding at the Embassy Suites- When a bride-to-be loves everything about December and the Christmas season, a Christmas wedding she shall have! Caitlin and Chad embraced the warm glowing feelings of the most wonderful time of the year and designed a day that was seasonal without being themed. Burgundy instead of red played a main role while gold gave a [...]
Wow-Worthy Wedding Flower Ideas from Local Brides. See more wedding flower inspiration at burghbrides.com! Wow-Worthy Wedding Flower Ideas from Local Brides- Roses are red, violets are blue, I'm totally in love with these Pittsburgh wedding flowers, and bet you will be too. I'm back with my Best of 2018 series and am kicking it off with the sweetest detail…FLORALS! This past year was full of the prettiest blooms and it was SO HARD to narrow it [...]
Snowy Pittsburgh Christmas Tree Farm Engagement Session from Alison Mish Photography featured on Burgh Brides Snowy Christmas Tree Farm Engagement Session- This Christmas tree farm engagement session is sure to put you in the holiday spirit! Unwrap the cutest photos from Alison Mish Photography and get ready to ring in the most wonderful time of the year. Mary and Brad prayed for a snowy day so they could make the best of the season. They got [...]
9 Ways to Step Up Your Pittsburgh Cookie Table Game. See more Pittsburgh wedding ideas at BurghBrides.com! 9 Ways to Step Up Your Pittsburgh Cookie Table Game- The Pittsburgh cookie table is the BEST Southwestern PA wedding tradition, IMHO. Disagree if you must but I can’t think of anything better than an all-you-can-eat buffet of delicious treats. Plus, nothing cures a post-wedding hangover quite like a breakfast of leftover cookies, am I right? There are mixed opinions about how the Pittsburgh cookie [...]
Bridal Party in Black and White Attire: Warm & Romantic Winter Wedding at Duquesne from Loren DeMarco Photography featured on Burgh Brides Warm & Romantic Winter Duquesne Power Center Wedding- There’s something about this time of year that makes us dream of everything cozy and warm. When you add a gorgeous winter wedding into the mix? Pure perfection, am I right? Casey and Alex dreamed up a classic and romantic day at the Duquesne University Power Center that will definitely have you dreaming of moving your June wedding up to December! A black [...]
Parisian Plum & Silver Wedding Inspiration Parisian Plum & Silver Wedding Inspiration- Allow your special day to be inspired by the city of love…Paris! This Parisian plum and silver wedding color palette combines both chic and delicate features with antique accents. It is so perfect for the fall and winter months. Invitations made of organic paper with soft edges and a wax seal can mimic a love [...]
Blush, Burgundy, Blue, and Green Wedding Flowers in Tall Gold Stand: Lush Blue & Burgundy Wedding at the Heinz History Center from Christina Montemurro Photography featured on Burgh Brides Lush Blue & Burgundy Wedding at the Heinz History Center- Rich seasonal colors and dramatically lush florals play center stage at this Heinz History Center wedding. Since Cara worked in the events industry, she got to see A LOT of weddings. She and Justin wanted something different, so they opted for a dusty blue, burgundy, blush and gold color palette perfect for their November day. [...]
5 Things Pittsburgh DJ Company Does Better Than Other Wedding DJs 5 Things That Make Pittsburgh DJ Company AWESOME!- If I had to rank the most important wedding vendors you’ll hire, your wedding DJ would DEFINITELY be in the top three! It’s a terrible thing when a bad DJ happens to a good wedding. That’s why you have to do A LOT of research and choose a wedding DJ very carefully. Obviously, you need [...]
Fun Gift Ideas for Any Bride to Be. Find more engagement gift ideas at burghbrides.com! Fun Gift Ideas for Any Bride to Be- If your bestie is getting a sparkly ring this holiday season, celebrate her new relationship status with these gift ideas perfect for any bride to be! From girly trinkets to wedding planning must haves, this list will help your ride or die go from “dating” to “engaged” in style! Spend your Cyber Monday doing a [...]
Oversized Bridal Bouquet: Rustic Blue & Green Wedding from Breanna Elizabeth Photography featured on Burgh Brides Rustic Blue & Green Lingrow Farm Wedding- Inspired by the farm venue, this blue and green Lingrow Farm wedding combines rustic vibes, natural beauty, and a little bit of glam. Sarah and Nathan were going for something eclectic and elegant that also complimented the serene landscapes of the venue. Opting for a color palette of sage green, white, and navy, the couple [...]
Pittsburgh Wedding Vendors Offering Thanksgiving Weekend Specials & Promos! Find more Pittsburgh wedding vendors on burghbrides.com! Save on Your Wedding with These Thanksgiving Weekend Discounts!- I'm getting the holiday party started a little early with something definitely worth celebrating! This weekend, your wedding budget is going to thank you because of these amazing Pittsburgh wedding discounts being offered by some of the area's best pros! Skip the 2 a.m. lines for a new TV, avoid the crazy mall parking lots, and [...]
White Gold Wedding Rings: Elegant Striped Wedding at the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh from Kristen Wynn Photography featured on Burgh Brides Elegant Striped Wedding at the Wyndham Grand- Classic black and white will never go out of style, and this striped wedding at The Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh from Kristen Wynn Photography is the epitome of modern elegance. Choosing a classic color palette of blush and gold, accented with black and white stripes (the bride’s favorite!), Liza and Bryan crafted the wedding of their [...]
Wedding Lighting Ideas: Soft Romantic Wedding at the Renaissance from Leeann Marie, Wedding Photographers featured on Burgh Brides Soft Romantic Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel Wedding- Everything about this romantic Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel wedding was soft, girly, and oh-so-pretty, the exact vibe Kelsey and Austin were going for. Blush pink, rose gold, and pops of bright magenta and dark plum brought a feminine feel to the ballroom venue. The view at the Renaissance is unbeatable and it was a perfect welcome [...]
Jewel Tone Bridesmaids Dresses: Boho Jewel Tone Wedding at Bramblewood from Tied & True Photography featured on Burgh Brides Boho Jewel Tone Wedding at Bramblewood- Boho chic meets rustic influence in this GORGEOUS jewel tone wedding at Bramblewood. Gabriella's self-proclaimed “flower child” style and her love of a mix of colors inspired the theme for the day. This look really came to life thanks to mismatched bridesmaids dressed in plum, burgundy, teal, and navy. Fresh greenery runners and floral print [...]
Green, blue, pink, and teal wedding details: Bohemian Whimsical Wedding Inspired Styled Shoot from Alyssa Thomas Events and Eva Lin Photography featured on Burgh Brides Bohemian Whimsical Wedding Inspired Styled Shoot- Who says that geometric details and macrame backdrops are just for boho brides? This whimsical wedding inspired styled shoot from Alyssa Thomas Events says otherwise. With a unique blend of classic and trendy, this stylish planner with an eye for color shows that even the most timeless of brides can still have a day full [...]
Dressy Downtown Pittsburgh Engagement Session from Steven Dray Images featured on Burgh Brides Dressy Downtown Pittsburgh Engagement Session- Get ready to paint the town red in this dressy downtown Pittsburgh engagement session from Pittsburgh wedding photographer Steven Dray Images. College sweethearts Jessica and Christopher wanted their pre-wedding photo shoot to have an urban feel reminiscent of where they fell in love – NYC. To contrast the grit and sharp lines of skyscrapers and rooftops, [...]
Vintage Wedding Invitations: Thoughtful Vintage Wedding at the Pittsburgh Botanic Gardens from Caitlin's Living Photography featured on Burgh Brides Thoughtful Vintage Wedding at the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden- Gorgeously detailed and delightfully colorful, this vintage wedding at the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden is SO.GOOD. Macae and Ron were having trouble nailing down a palette, so they opted to choose a word as their theme instead. “Reflection” became the inspiration for everything from the decor to their vows. Strung bistro lights gave the clear top tent [...]