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Hello Rachel Creative - Pittsburgh Wedding Stationery Designer & Burgh Brides Vendor Guide Member Introducing Hello Rachel Creative! - Combining delicate paper, swoon worthy fonts, and thoughtful white space, the designs from Hello Rachel Creative are feminine and timeless.  Save the dates, wedding invitations, and day-of paper, Rachel creates it all and you won't be disappointed by any of it.  Don't believe me?  Take another look at some of her latest designs in the [...]
Mr and Mrs Wedding Day Bride and Groom Cake Forks: Wedding Ideas & Details: Best of 2017 from Burgh Brides Wedding Ideas & Details: Best of 2017 - Looking for lots and lots of wedding ideas?  I've rounded up the best ones from the past year and put them into one handy dandy post for ya!  From bridal accessories to favors to table decor and even ceremony locations, the 2017 brides definitely thought outside the box when it came to all of the [...]
Sonoma County Wineries: A Beginner's Guide from Burgh Brides Sonoma County Wineries: A Beginner’s Guide - With over 400 Sonoma County wineries, planning your wine country experience can easily become overwhelming.  How do you make sense of all of the vineyards and what make each unique?  Where do you begin to plan an itinerary that matches your style, desired pace, budget, and wine preferences?  The Wine Road makes this process nice [...]
Wedding Flowers: Best of 2017 from Burgh Brides Wedding Flowers: Best of 2017 - Raise your hand if wedding flowers are one of your favorite details to drool over!  Same here.  Now imagine if I take all of the best blooms to grace Burgh Brides in the past year and put them into a single blog post.  Sounds like heaven, right?  Your wish is my command.  Prepare your eyes [...]
Vintage Holiday Engagement Session from Dawn Derbyshire Photography featured on Burgh Brides Vintage Holiday Engagement Session: Ashley & Luke - We are in the midst of the most wonderful time of the year and this holiday engagement session is sure to put you in the spirit.  Taking place on a tree farm owned by the family of one of her bridesmaids, Ashley and Luke's pre-wedding shoot with Dawn Derbyshire Photography is just about as adorable [...]
Engagement Photo Ideas: Pittsburgh Engagement Sessions: The Best of 2017 Pittsburgh Engagement Sessions: Best of 2017 - Woodsy, whimsical, urban, playful, and downright romantic…Burgh Brides had the pleasure of featuring some of the dreamiest Pittsburgh engagement sessions in 2017!  While I love each and every last one of them, here are the shoots that were my absolute favorites! Picturesque Winter Engagement Session: Lyndsay & Justin Winter in the middle of the woods?  [...]
3D Lace Floral Wedding Dress: Wedding Dresses: The Best of 2017 from Burgh Brides Wedding Dresses: Best of 2017 - If you're as obsessed with wedding dresses as I am, you're going to love today's post.  From classic and chic to boho and flowy and everything in between, this year has brought us the loveliest of gowns.  Before we head into 2018, let's take a look back at some of my recent favorites! Corrine's Beaded [...]
Burgh Brides Vendor Guide Hey, Pittsburgh Wedding Vendors! You're Gonna Want to Read This! - Now that I have your attention, here is the full scoop: If you've ever thought about joining the Burgh Brides Vendor Guide, NOW is the time! Until the end of the year, packages* are discounted by 10%!   That's right…now you can work with Burgh Brides for less. But why would you even want to [...]
Classic Holiday Wedding from Aaron Varga Photography featured on Burgh Brides Classic Holiday Wedding at the Pittsburgh Golf Club: Colleen & Zack - If you've never considered a holiday wedding, today's feature just might change your mind.  Colleen always knew she wanted a winter affair.  In order to have that and spread a little bit of Christmas cheer, she and Zack chose December 17 as their wedding day.  From there, a mix of vintage, classic, and winter magic [...]
Custom Monogram Makeup Case: Engagement Gift Ideas from Burgh Brides Engagement Gift Ideas from My Favorite Pittsburgh Shops! - Proposal season is upon us and I'm willing to bet you know someone who just got engaged!  Or maybe you received a shiny new ring yourself!  Either way, saying “Yes” is definitely worth celebrating.  It's easy to do with these engagement gift ideas…all of which are made or sold by local Pittsburgh friends.  So say [...]
Luxurious Blush & Ivory Wedding from Araujo Photography featured on Burgh Brides Luxurious Blush & Ivory Wedding at the Fairmont: Aly & Sean - Let me set the scene for you…ballroom wedding, blush and ivory color palette, amazing florals, impeccable design, and one very beautiful couple.  Yep, it doesn't get much prettier than today's feature.  Aly and Sean were med school sweethearts and their June wedding at the Fairmont Hotel was certainly one for the books.  With their shared [...]
Pittsburgh Gift Ideas Under $25 Yinz are Bound to Love! - I'm switching things up a little bit this Cyber Monday.  Since I know you'll be spending most of today crossing items off of your holiday gift list and taking advantage of all of those online deals, I wanted to inspire your shopping a little.  My love for Pittsburgh is no joke and no secret.  Because [...]
Pittsburgh Wedding Vendors Offering Thanksgiving Weekend Savings! - Start your wedding planning a little early (and save some money at the same time!) by taking advantage of these Pittsburgh wedding vendors offering Black Friday or Small Business Saturday deals!  Your wallet can thank me later!  Now I'm gonna go eat some pie…I'll see ya with some new content on Monday. Christina Montemurro Photography [...]
Whimsical Wedding Photos: Low Key Wedding with a Super Cool Vibe from Whitling Photography featured on Burgh Brides Low Key Wedding with a Super Cool Vibe: Marissa & Adam - The low key wedding trend is in full force and I'm all about it.  Marissa and Adam were too.  Rather than making their special day a big production, they opted to keep things casual.  Thirty friends and family joined under a massive tree in the middle of Frick Park to take in the sunny day [...]
Absolutely Gorgeous Engagement Session from Ann Louise Photography featured on Burgh Brides Absolutely Gorgeous Engagement Session: Pamela & Domenic - There isn't much to say about this feature other than it is a completely, insanely, out-of-this-world gorgeous engagement session.  Pamela looks like a movie star, Domenic is clearly head over heels in love with her, and that glowing sunset is the only accessory this shoot needed.  Styled in blues and teals to match Pam and [...]
Weddings That Give Back: 4 Pittsburgh Nonprofits You Can Help with Your Big Day Weddings That Give Back: 4 Pittsburgh Nonprofits You Can Help with Your Big Day - Weddings that give back will always be cool.  Whether it's partnering with a sustainable caterer, hosting your celebration at a venue with green practices, sourcing everything locally, or even asking that guests not wrap their gifts, there are lots of ways your wedding can help to change the world for the better.  But because I [...]
Burgh Brides Bash is Goin' Down November 30! - Have you heard the good news?  The annual Burgh Brides Bash is taking place on November 30 and you're all invited! Join us for an evening of sips, snacks, sweets, and socializing with fellow Pittsburgh wedding lovers.  We'll toast to the past year and say “Cheers!” to whatever 2018 has in store for us.  It's going to be SO [...]
Vintage Glam Wedding from Oakwood Photo + Video featured on Burgh Brides Vintage Glam Wedding at the New Hazlett Theater: Caitlin & Adam - Inspired by the bride's love of vintage glam and incorporating some seriously sweet details, this wedding is bound to leave you with all the feels.  Caitlin and Adam met through an improv comedy theater group and carried a subtle nod to what brought them together throughout their entire wedding day.  The New Hazlett Theater was [...]
Wedding Cake Display: Versatile Vintage Inspired Wedding Styled Shoot featured on Burgh Brides Versatile Vintage Inspired Wedding Styled Shoot - While vintage rentals aren't new to the wedding world, this styled shoot will have you thinking about them a little bit differently.  In order to showcase the versatility of antiques and old world pieces, Leight Up Life and her team of vendors designed three vignettes using the same vintage finds: a screen, a card catalog, [...]
Favorite Wedding Favor Ideas: Unique Ways to Thank Your Guests from Burgh Brides Favorite Wedding Favor Ideas: Unique Ways to Thank Your Guests - Since November is the month of giving thanks, I was inspired to share some of my favorite wedding favor ideas!  If I'm being perfectly honest with you, I have a love/hate relationship with favors.  While I do think it's very important to acknowledge and publicly thank your friends and family for attending and celebrating your [...]
DSC_0494.JPG The Ultimate Sonoma Wine Country Honeymoon Bucket List - Forget Napa.  A Sonoma wine country honeymoon is the way to go.  Very much the road less traveled, you’ll be pleasantly surprised by Sonoma.  Less touristy, less expensive, and slower-paced than Napa, Sonoma is peaceful and serene yet it can still provide that full wine country experience.  Romantic tastings, adventurous activities, and world class luxury [...]
Sophisticated, Neutral Wedding from Leeann Marie, Wedding Photographers featured on Burgh Brides Sophisticated, Neutral Wedding at the Priory: Chrissy & Josh - A little bit of glam meets a little bit of sophistication in this affair with a neutral color palette.  Chrissy and Josh's Priory wedding combined classic elements with contemporary trends, all while being picture perfect.  Timeless taupe and ivory met modern day mixed metallics of gold, silver, and rose gold for a look that was [...]
Carnegie Science Center - Pittsburgh Wedding Venue & Burgh Brides Vendor Guide Member Introducing the Carnegie Science Center! - With a view of the city skyline, built in entertainment courtesy of the museum's exhibits, and numerous nooks and crannies for unique portraits, the Carnegie Science Center just might be the coolest Pittsburgh wedding venue.  From their existing spaces to the brand new PointView Hall that's opening in July 2018, the Science Center has a [...]
Playful Zelienople Engagement Session from Jenna Hidinger Photography featured on Burgh Brides Playful Zelienople Engagement Session: Joie & John - Joie and John hit up some of their favorite local spots for their Zelienople engagement session with Jenna Hidinger Photography.  These two are self-proclaimed foodies.  What better spot than your go-to bar and grill for some pre-wedding pics, right?  The owner of Fisher's let the couple and their photographer have complete reign over the restaurant [...]
Boho Wedding Centerpieces: A Schenley Plaza Wedding: ReVeal Pittsburgh by Weddings by Alisa featured on Burgh Brides A Schenley Plaza Wedding: ReVeal Pittsburgh - You all know how much I love giving you a sneak peek into the lives of wedding vendors.  Throughout the summer, we were lucky enough to see what a (wedding) day in the life of La Pomponnee Beauty Artisans, Sapphire & Lace Design, Purple Wagon Designs, and Traveling Heart Productions looked like, and I've interviewed [...]
GreenSinner - Pittsburgh Wedding Florist & Burgh Brides Vendor Guide Member Introducing GreenSinner! - The most amazing of Pittsburgh wedding florists has joined the Burgh Brides Vendor Guide and I couldn't be more excited to tell you all about them!  GreenSinner wows like no other artist can.  They believe in creating experiences, not just pretty arrangements.  That's why they aim to stimulate all the senses when designing a client's [...]
Dark & Enchanting Wedding from Tara Bennett Photography featured on Burgh Brides Dark & Enchanting Wedding at Phipps: Nina & Freddie - When your inspiration is the likes of Tim Burton, Danny Elfman, and the unique beauty found in the darkness, you end up with an eerie, enchanting wedding just like this one.  Nina and Freddie totally win the “Most Unique Wedding” Award!  An October wedding day and the impending Halloween holiday didn't impact the couple's wedding [...]
Burnt Orange & Dark Teal Wedding Inspiration from Burgh Brides Burnt Orange & Dark Teal Wedding Inspiration - Future fall brides, this one's for you!  Looking for a way to bring the colors of the season alive on your wedding day without screaming “FALL WEDDING”?  How about this burnt orange and dark teal wedding color palette for ya?  I am obsessed with this dramatic shade of peacock.  It's moody, a little edgy, and [...]
Modern Blush Pink & Black Wedding from Amber Marie Photography featured on Burgh Brides Modern Blush Pink & Black Wedding at Hotel Monaco: Christine & Frank - When you cross the modern vibe of Hotel Monaco with a blush pink and black wedding, you know pure magic is about to happen.  When it happens to be the wedding of one of the city's best and most talented wedding planners?  Let's just say you should be prepared to have your socks knocked off.  As [...]
Savage Romance Styled Shoot featured on Burgh Brides Savage Romantic Wedding Inspired Styled Shoot - When some of Pittsburgh's finest wedding vendors ventured into the woods for this romantic wedding inspired styled shoot, literal magic happened.  Inspired by the juxtaposition between a forest floor of dead leaves and crisp branches with green foliage, a vast blue sky, and a shining sun, the team went to work.  Lush florals, copper, and soft [...]
Cozy Fall Coffee Shop Engagement Session from Sweet Juniper Photography featured on Burgh Brides Cozy Fall Coffee Shop Engagement Session: Jillian & Kieran - A coffee shop engagement session was the perfect idea for this couple who spends their weekend mornings hanging out at local beaneries.  Jillian and Kieran wanted something cozy, intimate, and casual.  So the pair headed to their favorite “watering hole” with Sky's the Limit Photography for a session that was romantic and sweet.  Add in [...]
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 [...]