Category Archive for: Weddings Pittsburgh

Tara and Jeff’s Wedding!

This season’s bridal couples have touched a special place in my heart and Tara and Jeff are no exception. Tara and I worked together for almost a year on her wedding day. She had beautiful ideas and did a fantastic job planning her details. I loved the blue with white polka dot dresses for the bridesmaids, paired…

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Weddings on The Gateway Clipper

With so many venue options to choose from these days, a bride and groom can really have some tough choices to make. Barn, hotel, conservancy, outdoor- there are lots of decisions to make just on location alone. Many years ago I went to a wedding on the Gateway Clipper. I remember it being magical because as the sun…

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Ordinary IS Extraordinary! Our First Book!

If you have ever wondered why we do weddings, here’s your chance to find out. Our owner/founder, Joanne Jamis Cain, has self published her first book! Here’s an excerpt from her latest post on Katherine’s Daughter: When I received the first early copies of my book, I gave one to the mother of my granddaughter…

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In the Company of Beautiful Women

“She is free in her wildness, she is a wanderess, a drop of free water. She knows nothing of borders and cares nothing for rules or customs. ‘Time’ for her isn’t something to fight against. Her life flows clean, with passion, like fresh water.” ― Roman Payne If you’ve been reading my blog for any…

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Nichole + Arnold

We love to hear true love stories and Nichole and Arnold have one of the best we have ever heard. Their wedding will be this summer at Stonebridge Farm Nursery, Big Sewickley Creek Road, Economy, Pennsylvania. Nichole loves the book “The Secret Garden” (by Frances Hodgson Burnett) and is modeling her wedding after it. There will…

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Danina and Preston’s Wedding

Take one barn, one beautiful couple, and a whole lot of amazing family and what do you have? Danina and Preston’s wedding! There couldn’t have been a more beautiful back drop than the Barn at Soergel Hollow for this beautiful September Sunday. There were so many vintage touches- from the milk glass vases, to the sweetheart table, to the…

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Danielle + Ryan

It was a happy day on July 18, 2015 for Danielle and Ryan. Their wedding was absolutely beautiful at the Barn at the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden. After weeks of rain here in western Pennsylvania, the weather cooperated in full sunny pleasure. Danielle wore a gorgeous layered gown with a striking turquoise ribbon. Her bridesmaids wore the same stunning…

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Outdoor Wedding? Things to Consider!

Thinking of an outdoor wedding? There are many factors to take into consideration if you are choosing a barn or nature type setting vs. a hotel or banquet hall location. From our experience, here are the questions you need to ask yourself before making the final decision. 1. What time of year do you want to…

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Danina + Preston

I met Danina one year ago when a friend of mine recommended me to her. She is a make up artist extraordinaire and owns her own business, Faces by Danina. Danina is super talented, an artist who can transform faces into works of art. She did my daughter’s make up for The Reception, the event we did at Cuttings…

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Good Organizational Tips for Brides

If you recently became engaged, congratulations! Perhaps you have already picked out your dress, your bridesmaid’s dresses, and your venue. You are meeting with caterers, checking out favor ideas, and deciding what flowers you want to go with at your wedding. Your happiness is important during the planning stages and up to, and including, your…

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