Category: Inspiration

Discover real weddings & social events plus gain some helpful planning tips, eco-friendly inspiration, and highlights from our vendor partners. We’re excited to showcase our work and look forward to hearing how we can help you with your next event- let’s chat!

Celebrating Mom At Your Wedding

Date: May 10, 2019
Wishing all moms out there a Happy Mother’s Day! As you celebrate mom this weekend, you may be thinking about ways you can make her feel special on your wedding day. Yes the day is about you and your partner – so don’t worry you’ll still be in the spotlight – but moms deserve a […]

Earth Day Inspired Wedding Ideas

Date: April 22, 2019
Earth Day on April 22nd reminds us to be a little more eco-conscious of the world we live in. However, being sustainable and considering our planet’s resources should be something that is thought of year round! One small step is looking at how you can be more sustainable for your wedding. And no, you don’t […]

The NotWedding Chicago 2014

Date: December 19, 2014
The NotWedding (now known as the Big Fake Wedding) is a unique bridal show alternative that creates a “wedding” for engaged couples, in order to see various wedding vendors at work. This way, the couples can literally picture their big day – from the ceremony to the reception – and leave with a real idea of which vendors they want […]

Inspiration: Twitterpated Photo Shoot

Date: December 15, 2014
This past spring arrived late to Chicago, but when it did, birds chirped happily and flowers bloomed vibrantly. Any Chicagoan knows that spring is a beautiful time when countless layers can finally be shed, and the city is brought back to life by the shining sun. The sweet smell of blossoming flowers, the sight of […]

Inspiration: 1960’s Mod Photo Shoot

Date: April 8, 2014
This shoot is inspired by the 1960’s style of entertaining with small canapés and bright colors. We are so excited that this shoot was published on Ruffled Blog! We used vibrant orange and yellow in the florals with accents of green in the foliage. The flowers were featured in a grouping of white modern vases, […]





Intimate Sunset Wedding Ceremony

HOME IS WHERE THE HEART IS Restrictions on large events were in place due to the pandemic during Fall 2020, but Heather and Nik knew they didn’t want to wait to get married. An intimate wedding ceremony and celebration of 15 close family & friends was all they needed to tie the knot. For the […]

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