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Airport Engagement Session from Dawn Derbyshire Photography featured on Burgh Brides Airport Engagement Session: Alyssa & Nate - Get ready to be taken up, up, and away with this airport engagement session from Dawn Derbyshire Photography!  Nate, a budding pilot and aviation aficionado, was totally game when Alyssa proposed the Butler Regional Airport as the location for this unique photo shoot.  Dancing in the hanger, snuggling in the cockpit, hanging out on the [...]
Redford DJs - Pittsburgh Wedding DJ & Burgh Brides Vendor Guide Member Introducing Redford DJs! - One of the most fun weddings I've ever been to was that of my friends, Kimi and Chris.  A Christmas themed-affair, amazing food, and a dance floor that was packed all night thanks to Redford DJs.  With over 100 weddings under his belt, Kevin's experience is what sets him apart from the competition.  A classic [...]
Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh Southpointe - Pittsburgh Wedding Venue & Burgh Brides Vendor Guide Member Introducing the Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh Southpointe! - Indoor and outdoor space, a blank canvas kind of feel, in-house everything, AND a friendly, knowledge staff just waiting to make your wedding dreams come true?  The Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh Southpointe really does have it all!  With multiple banquet rooms, this wedding venue is fit for crowds of 50 to 750!  To learn more [...]
Lush Bridal Bouquet with Silk Ribbons: Modern Garden Inspired Wedding at the Pittsburgh Golf Club from Palermo Photography featured on Burgh Brides Modern Garden Inspired Wedding at the Pittsburgh Golf Club: Susannah & Bryan - The whimsical elements and dark green, navy, and white color palette of this garden inspired wedding is going to make it a quick favorite among Burgh Brides readers.  With the help of floral genius GreenSinner, Susannah and Bryan were able to take several themes – including Alice in Wonderland, A Midsummer Night's Dream, AND a [...]
A Hartwood Acres Wedding: 5 Ways to Tell If It's for You A Hartwood Acres Wedding: 5 Ways to Tell If It's for You - If you’re on the fence about a Hartwood Acres wedding, today’s post should clear up any hesitation. Owned and managed by the Allegheny County Parks since 1976, Hartwood Acres has long been a local favorite for its summer concerts and hiking and biking trails. But this 629-acre estate recently became home to some of Pittsburgh’s [...]
Pittsburgh Wedding Videographer Dorosh Documentaries Burgh Brides Introducing Dorosh Documentaries! - If you want to not only love your wedding video, but be absolutely unable to stop watching it, Dorosh Documentaries is for you.  This husband and wife video team creates moving love stories that are cinematically modern but that will stand the test of time.  To laugh, cry, and feel the joy of your wedding [...]
Jewel Tone Bridesmaids Dresses: Bold Sangria Wedding at the University Club from Jenna Hidinger Photography featured on Burgh Brides Bold Sangria Wedding at the University Club: Bethany & Phil - Varying shades of magenta and purple come together in this sangria wedding that is sure to brighten your day.  From the geometric print wedding invitations to the Dessy bridesmaids dresses to the textural bouquets, jewel tones abounded in Bethany and Phil's big day.  The pair brought together an eclectic mix of inspiration – from red [...]
Pittsburgh Engagement Photo Ideas: Summery North Shore Engagement Session from Leeann Marie, Wedding Photographers featured on Burgh Brides Summery North Shore Engagement Session: Juliana & Dan - This North Shore engagement session is the stuff Pittsburgh photo shoots are made of!  Bright yellow bridges, still waters, a light breeze, and the iconic city skyline in the background…it doesn't get much better.  These two – along with the lady behind the camera Leeann Marie, Wedding Photographers – spent a beautiful summer morning exploring [...]
Pink Wedding Day Bouquets & Gold Sequin Bridesmaids Dresses: Bright Vintage Inspired Wedding from Lauren Renee Designs featured on Burgh Brides Bright Vintage Inspired Wedding at the Grand Estate at Hidden Acres: Shannon & Ryan - Taking place on the property of a breathtaking mansion and incorporating lots of DIY details, this vintage inspired wedding combines the best of both worlds.  With it's strolling grounds, lush gardens, and castle-style dwelling The Grand Estate at Hidden Acres provided an opulent background to Shannon and Ryan's nuptials.  But thanks to some family heirlooms, [...]
Citrus Wedding Inspiration for Every Summer Bride from Burgh Brides! Citrus Wedding Inspiration for Every Summer Bride - I don't mean to put the squeeze on you, but I think you're going to love this citrus wedding inspiration!  (See what I did there?)  Orange, yellow, coral, peach, and shades of green pack a big dose of Vitamin C…with C standing for COLOR!  Bright, bold, and anything but basic, this color palette is not for [...]
The Grand Estate at Hidden Acres - Pittsburgh Wedding Venue & Burgh Brides Vendor Guide Member Introducing The Grand Estate at Hidden Acres! - If you think this is incredible, just wait until you see the tent and grounds of The Grand Estate at Hidden Acres.  I don't want to spoil the surprise but prepare to be amazed!  From the gorgeous mansion to the draping and chandelier clad reception space, the Grand Estate is just waiting to host your [...]
Palermo Photo - Pittsburgh Wedding Photographer & Burgh Brides Vendor Guide Member Introducing Palermo Photo & A Special Offer! - Palermo Photo makes me wish that I was getting married all over again just so I could hire her to capture our day.  Maria's work oozes romance and sophistication without being overly stuffy or stiff.  It's airy goodness meets raw emotion meets pure joy.  I just know you're going to love it!  Visit her in [...]
Fun Whimsical Wedding from Dawn Derbyshire Photography featured on Burgh Brides Fun Whimsical Wedding at the Children's Museum: Thais & Brendan - Want the recipe for what is literally the world's most perfect wedding?  Take a ton of bright color, a playful venue, personal details, and A FREAKING EXOTIC ANIMAL PETTING ZOO and you've got a total winner.  Thais and Brendan wanted a whimsical wedding that brought the playful nature of their relationship to life.  Mission accomplished, [...]
Grove City College Engagement Session from Jenna Hidinger Photography featured on Burgh Brides Grove City College Engagement Session: Rachel & Paul - College was THE best, am I right?  Man, what I wouldn't give to relive that time of my life for just one day.  That's probably why I loved this Grove City College engagement session so much.  Besides GCC being just a stone's throw away from my alma mater – Allegheny College – this shoot from [...]
An Allegheny County Courthouse Wedding: 5 Things that Make it Unique from Burgh Brides An Allegheny County Courthouse Wedding: 5 Things that Make it Unique - An Allegheny County Courthouse wedding probably isn’t what you think.  This hidden gem of a downtown venue is challenging the old-fashioned misconceptions of a “courthouse wedding”.  When they hear that term, most people think of something fast, inexpensive, stress free, and simple.  Sure, you can certainly have that kind of wedding at the Courthouse.  But [...]
Katie Lynn's Photo Booth - Pittsburgh Wedding Photo Booth & Burgh Brides Vendor Guide Member Introducing Katie Lynn's Photo Booth! - So much thought goes into planning out every.single.detail of your wedding.  It should be the same case with your photo booth.  With endless opportunities for customization, Katie Lynn's Photo Booth becomes one more wedding element where you can let your personalities shine!  The open-air concept keeps things nice and classy, while encouraging all of your [...]
Class Bride and Groom Wedding Day Attire: Modern Chic Wedding from Ryan Zarichnak Photography Featured on Burgh Brides Modern Chic Wedding at the Pennsylvanian: Mallory & Zach - Inspired by sophisticated style and clean lines, this wedding is about as chic as it gets.  Mallory has always adored the likes of Audrey Hepburn and Jackie Onassis.  When she married Zach, the pair channeled their styles as they designed a day that was timeless and refined.  They even dressed the part with the groom [...]
Newlyweds Moving In Together: 7 Valuable Tips You’re Sure to Need from Burgh Brides Newlyweds Moving In Together: 7 Valuable Tips You’re Sure to Need - Whether you’ll be living with your soon-to-be spouse before the wedding, or you’re waiting until after you’re officially married, transitioning to a co-habitating arrangement is not easy.  And if you’ve been living on your own for a while, this new way of life can be even harder.  Blending two independent lives, styles, financial statuses, and [...]
Outdoor Engagement Session Ideas: Sweet Outdoor Engagement Session from Kathryn Hyslop Photography featured on Burgh Brides Sweet Outdoor Engagement Session: Maggie & Nate - As the days get longer and the weather gets warmer, this outdoor engagement session is just want I need.  High school sweethearts Maggie and Nate love being in nature, and Nate even proposed by carving their initials into a tree.  A pre-wedding shoot in the great outdoors was the perfect fit for these two.  They [...]
Traveling Heart Productions: 4 Reasons She’s One of my FAVE Wedding Videographers Traveling Heart Productions: 4 Reasons She’s One of my FAVE Wedding Videographers - Do yourself a HUGE favor – save room in your wedding budget for a videographer. Now do yourself a second favor – hire Traveling Heart Productions. I promise that you will not regret either move.  Christina has been filming nuptials for four short years, but you would think she’s been around for decades.  Her films [...]
Get to know the latest Pittsburgh wedding stationery designer to join the Burgh Brides Vendor Guide - Oh Joyful Day! Introducing Oh Joyful Day & A Special Offer! - Heart-warming and heart-felt, the work of Oh Joyful Day is some of my favorite!  This wedding stationery designer uses her unique hand-lettering skills with her love of color and whimsical touches to create dreamy stationery suites.  From invites to day-of pieces, her work is sure to wow!  See more of it in the Burgh Brides [...]
Tented Wedding Reception Ideas: Soft & Romantic Outdoor Wedding from Oakwood Photo + Video featured on Burgh Brides Soft & Romantic Outdoor Wedding at Seven Springs: Lindsey & Jon - There never was an outdoor wedding more beautiful than this one.  Lindsey and John choose to celebrate their union at Seven Springs Mountain Resort in a gorgeous al fresco setting.  After a ceremony surrounded by trees, the newlyweds headed to the tented reception space.  And I'm telling you what – I've never seen a tent [...]
Getting Wedding Ready: 5 Tips to Help the Morning Run Smoothly from Burgh Brides Getting Wedding Ready: 5 Tips to Help the Morning Run Smoothly! - The morning of your wedding day will be spent getting beautified, celebrating with your best gal pals, and enjoying one final morning of being a single lady.  It’ll be a fun, emotional whirlwind, teetering between nostalgic and anticipation.  As you put those finishing touches on both yourself and your big day, be sure to follow [...]
Favorite Pittsburgh Bridal Shower Venues from Olive & Rose Events Favorite Pittsburgh Bridal Shower Venues from Olive & Rose Events - Still need a place to host your pre-wedding party?  Lucky for you, Kim of Olive & Rose Events is guest-blogging today about her favorite Pittsburgh bridal shower venues!  From downtown to the North Hills, the South Side to the Strip, there are hidden gem venues all over this city.  Some are charming, some of quirky, [...]
Owl Cleaners & Pittsburgh Gown Preservation - Pittsburgh Wedding Dress Cleaners & Burgh Brides Vendor Guide Member Introducing Owl Cleaners & Pittsburgh Gown Preservation & A Special Offer! - Your bridal gown deserves special attention even after the wedding day.  Let Owl Cleaners & Pittsburgh Gown Preservation remove all of the grime, dirt, and stains that represent the FUN time you had.  From full preservation to cleanings and treatments and everything in between, this company has been taking care of precious garments for over [...]
Brides by Benedetti - Pittsburgh Wedding Hair Stylist & Burgh Brides Vendor Guide Member Introducing Brides by Benedetti! - Want to have a REAL celebrity hair stylist take care of your wedding do?  Then you HAVE to meet Brides by Benedetti!  Courtney is the former Head of the Hair Department for The Tonight Show and has worked on the manes of many recognizable names.  But her greatest joy comes from working with brides and [...]
Watercolor Wedding Invitations: Blue Beach Inspired Wedding from Leeann Marie, Wedding Photographers featured on Burgh Brides Blue Beach Inspired Wedding at Phipps Conservatory: Ashley & Rory - When you can't take your wedding to the beach, you bring the beach to your wedding.  Ashley and Rory wanted a sun-and-surf vibe for their big day, but they didn't want a destination affair.  They settled for the next best thing – an outdoor ceremony, a dreamy mix of oceanic details, and a party in [...]
Sexy City Engagement Session from Palermo Photography featured on Burgh Brides Sexy City Engagement Session: Jacquelyn & Cody - Va va voom…this city engagement session is about to break the mold!  Jacquelyn and Cody love dressing up, and their wanted their pre-wedding pics with Palermo Photography to be a preview of their black tie wedding.  So they made things extra fancy!  That meant a daring lace dress with a deep V, black heels, and [...]
Sage Green, Taupe, & Ivory Wedding Inspiration from Burgh Brides Sage Green, Taupe, & Ivory Wedding Inspiration - Naturally elegant and subtly rustic, this sage green, taupe, & ivory wedding inspiration is both versatile and modern.  The earthy tone of taupe and the ever-classic ivory keep things neutral, but sage green adds just a soft touch of color.  Together, this muted palette is anything but boring.  Incorporate soft details with silk ribbons, airy [...]
La Pomponnee Beauty Artisans: 7 Reasons I LOVE This Hair and Makeup Team - Wanna “get dolled up” on your wedding day?  Meet La Pomponnee Beauty Artisans.  This salon is a favorite of mine and I just know you’re going to love them too.  From their French-glam-meets-urban-chic vibe to their friendly stylists to their unmatched beauty skills, La Pomponnee is THE hair and makeup team you want working for [...]
Bold & Colorful Wedding at the Gardens of Stonebridge: Nichole & Arnold Bold & Colorful Wedding at the Gardens of Stonebridge: Nichole & Arnold - With it's subtle literary theme, an eclectic mix of styles, and a whole lot of personality, Nichole and Arnold's colorful wedding at the Gardens of Stonebridge is one worth seeing.  The outdoor, summer affair was inspired by “The Secret Garden”, with roses, keys, ivy, and quotes from the novel taking center stage in many of the [...]
Purple Bridesmaids Dresses: Soft Lavender & Gray Wedding at the Pittsburgh Field Club from Laura Kathleen Photography featured on Burgh Brides Soft Lavender & Gray Wedding at the Pittsburgh Field Club: Jacquelyn & Steve - With a soft lavender and gray color palette, this Pittsburgh Field Club wedding is the epitome of feminine romance.  It was exactly the wedding Jacquelyn had always dreamed of.  Ever since she was a little girl, this self-proclaimed lover of Beauty and the Beast longed for an elegant, soft look for her wedding day.  Thanks [...]
Seven Springs Mountain Resort - Pittsburgh Wedding Venue & Burgh Brides Vendor Guide Member Introducing Seven Springs Mountain Resort! - When it comes to breathtaking outdoor views and stunning indoor setting, Seven Springs Mountain Resort brings the best of both worlds.  With several venues – both inside and out – plus on-site entertainment, an award-winning staff, and a commitment to making your wedding day everything you dreamed, Seven Springs is an excellent venue choice for [...]