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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 [...]
This Penn State Engagement Session Will Have You Chanting "WE ARE" This Penn State Engagement Session Will Have You Chanting “WE ARE” - While my Pitt alumnus of a husband may hate me for this one, this Penn State engagement session was just too cute to pass up! For their pre-wedding photo session, Rebecca and Patrick went back to where the university that brought them together. It was the school's annual Dance Marathon where they first met, so [...]
Pretty Woodsy Wedding with a Boho Vibe from For Rue Photography featured on Burgh Brides Woodsy Omni Bedford Spring Wedding with a Boho Vibe - A little bit boho and a lot bit pretty, this woodsy Omni Bedford Springs wedding is making me feel all kinds of lovely today.  ydney and Mark knew each other for years, unexpectedly fell in love, and then said I Do in the exact same spot of the resort where he proposed. The sun-drenched, tree-flanked [...]
Industrial Wedding Ideas: White & Gray Industrial Wedding at the History Center from Rachel Rowland Photography featured on Burgh Brides White & Gray Industrial Wedding at the Heinz History Center - An industrial wedding at the Heinz History Center is just sooooo Pittsburgh, isn't it? With the grittiness of our history and the landscape, architecture, and stories left behind, a celebration inspired by our past just makes sense here! That's why I'm so excited to share Kirsten and Jon's big day with you! This wedding features [...]
Merlot & Mustard Yellow Wedding Inspiration from Burgh Brides Merlot & Mustard Yellow Wedding Inspiration - This mustard yellow wedding color combination had me at merlot. I'm already a fan of this deep red tone, but add in this muted yellow and I’m even more in love! While this palette is perfect for the boho bride, the traditional girl can also make a statement with an elegant mustard yellow heel. If [...]
Unique Globe Wedding Centerpieces: Travel Themed Wedding from Christina Montemurro Photography featured on Burgh Brides Travel Themed Wedding at PPG Wintergarden - Get ready for a world-wide adventure with this travel themed wedding at PPG Wintergarden…but with a twist! Missy and Tim definitely did things their own way when they said I Do on the steps of the Grand Staircase of the Allegheny County Courthouse, an absolutely amazing Pittsburgh wedding venue. But the pair didn't celebrate their [...]
Fall Wedding Centerpieces: Vivid Fall Wedding at Shady Elms Farm from Jenna Hidinger Photography featured on Burgh Brides Vivid Fall Wedding at Shady Elms Farm - Vivid and bold, this fall wedding at Shady Elms Farm brings out the best of this magical season. With a warm but dramatic color palette of teal, marsala, burnt orange, and raspberry, Lyndsay and Justin designed a casual affair at the indoor/outdoor barn venue. The bold color choices were striking while the decor was just perfect [...]
Swoon Worthy Nature Inspired Engagement Session from Lauren Renee Photography featured on Burgh Brides Nature Inspired Somerset Engagement Session - If you’ve ever doubted for one moment that you should have pre-wedding pictures done, I’m pretty sure this gorgeous nature inspired Somerset engagement session from the one and only Lauren Renee Photography will have you easily convinced! Aly and Van’s shoot at Jones Mill Run Dam near Seven Springs (an amazing Pittsburgh wedding venue, BTW!) is as [...]
Mismatched Blue Bridesmaids Dresses: Shades of Blue Wedding at Fernstone Retreat from The Oberports and Olive & Rose Events featured on Burgh Brides This Wedding at Fernstone Retreat is the Perfect Something Blue! - Relaxed and serene, this shades of blue wedding at Fernstone Retreat embraces one of the hottest colors to hit the bridal scene in recent history. Ever since Pantone chose serenity as one of the 2016 Colors of the Year, blue has been HOT and I've been obsessed. Imagine my excitement when I saw Ali and Adam's wedding, [...]
Candles and Flowers Wedding Centerpieces: Rustic Glam Wedding at Seven Springs from Simply Kacie Photography featured on Burgh Brides Rustic Glam Seven Springs Wedding - When you love the outdoors AND anything sparkly, a rustic glam Seven Springs wedding is the perfection marriage of styles (see what I did there?). After their seriously, insanely gorgeous ceremony in the woods, Kylie and Josh celebrated with their family and friends at at the mountain resort. With a color palette of jewel tones [...]
Darling Mellon Park Engagement Session from Dorosh Documentaries featured on Burgh Brides Darling Mellon Park Engagement Session - Casual and playful, this Mellon Park engagement session is the perfect representation of Brittany and Michael's relationship.  They wanted something that was totally “them” – always laughing, comfortable, supportive, and totally in love.  Elisabeth of Dorosh Documentaries captured these dynamics in a sweet way that makes it easy to see these two are absolutely crazy [...]
Joe Appel Photography: 6 Things That Make This Pittsburgh Wedding Photographer Stand Out Joe Appel Photography: 6 Things That Make This Pittsburgh Wedding Photographer Stand Out - If you’re in the heart of wedding planning, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by the seemingly countless Pittsburgh wedding photographers out there. With so much talent to choose from, how can couples find the best one for their big day, and how can the photographers themselves stand out from the crowd? I think it all [...]
Fall Wedding Bouquet: Sophisticated Merlot Wedding at the Omni William Penn Hotel from Leeann Marie, Wedding Photographers featured on Burgh Brides Sophisticated Merlot Omni William Penn Wedding - Sophisticated and timeless, this merlot Omni William Penn wedding is the perfect mix of classic style and modern trends.  With a color palette of marsala and gold, Lauren and Sean embraced seasonal colors with their October affair.  While the gentlemen wore black and white tuxes, the ladies were dressed in burgundy chiffon bridesmaids dresses from [...]
How I Finally Changed My Views On Wedding Gown Preservation - Real talk: when I was a bride, I was very much anti-wedding gown preservation. As a very sentimental person, my wedding dress wasn’t just “a dress” to me. It held memories and emotions and brought back nostalgic feelings of happiness and love. I felt that as I grew older, I would want to be able [...]
Breathtaking Ohiopyle Engagement Session from Whitling Photography featured on Burgh Brides Breathtaking Ohiopyle Engagement Session - Get ready to pick your jaw up off the ground because this Ohiopyle engagement session is unlike anything you've ever seen. I guarantee it! Since Jessie and David chose a city wedding, they switched things up with an e-shoot inspired by nature. And boy, did nature bring it's A-game. The stunning Ohiopyle and it's wooded [...]
Colorful Peony Bridal Bouquet: Vibrant Whimsical Wedding at Rustic Acres Farm from Dawn Derbyshire Photography featured on Burgh Brides Vibrant Whimsical Rustic Acres Farm Wedding - This whimsical Rustic Acres Farm wedding is dripping with so many charming details I can barely stand it. Tiana and Jake wanted something vibrant, romantic, and fun. Mission so very much accomplished, my friends. From the bride's adorable blue flats that featured the word “love” embroidered across the toes to her lush bouquet full of [...]