Sarah Ann Mastalski and Timothy Thomas Stewart

Sarah and Timothy exchanged vows in an outdoor garden ceremony at the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.

Paul and Joyce Mastalski;
Timothy Stewart, Marilyn and Edward Zimmerman

Sarah and Timothy exchanged vows in an outdoor garden ceremony at the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens (One Schenley Park, Pittsburgh; 412/622-6914; The Reverend Larry Goyda officiated.

Gerard Boeh Flowers, Inc. (20555 Route 19, Cranberry Township; 724/779-3900; constructed a short bouquet of pale pink and white peonies for the bride and arrangements of ivory hydrangeas and yellow roses for the bridesmaids. Low-cut cube vases of hydrangeas and yellow roses graced the tables at the reception.

Araujo Photography (412/263-2711;

On the Bride:
Sarah wore a strapless Rina DiMontella gown with a ruched waist and beaded bodice from One Enchanted Evening (11269 Perry Highway, Wexford; 724/934-4330); She accessorized with yellow satin shoes by Badgley Mischka and jewelry by Nadri Jewelry, all from Nordstrom (multiple locations; Sarah’s veil, trimmed with glass beads and Swarovski crystals, was handmade by a close family friend.

On the Groom:
Timothy rented a classic black tuxedo with an ivory shirt, vest, and tie from JoS. A. Banks (multiple locations; He also wore a silver Burberry watch with a black face, Sarah’s wedding gift to him that she purchased at Nordstrom (multiple locations;

The newlyweds entertained 175 guests in the Grand Ballroom of the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum (4141 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh; 412/621-4253; A meal including beef tips with burgundy mushroom sauce, chicken romano, and penne with tomato and basil sauce was created by The Chef & I Catering Services (724/295-2400;

Personalized graphics by Flair Designery LLC ( that highlighted the couple’s wedding colors adorned everything from the pillow boxes containing packets of wildflower seeds given as favors ( to the Chinese take-out boxes provided at the candy table for guests to take home their favorite sweets and cookies. A dazzling sparkler send-off drew the evening to a close.

A four-tiered vanilla cake with vanilla buttercream frosting was homemade by Jessica Spilman, the bride’s maid of honor. The tiers had alternating fillings of raspberry and blackberry curd, and the outside of the cake was decorated with yellow bands of ribbon and ivory roses.

DJ Eric Schiemer of Schiemer Entertainment Services (412/436-3445;

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