Year In Review 2022
WOW, 2022 was a big year for Naturally Yours Events! We expanded our team, traveled across oceans, brought back Wedtoberfest, and planned over 70 events! Thank you to our clients, vendor friends old and new, and our amazing team for a spectacular year. Let’s journey back through 2022!
Taylor & Benjamin’s Wedding at Joe’s Seafood
Photo by Allie Idrac Photography
Taylor and Benjamin stepped on glass and signed their Ketubah at the Chicago Sinai Congregation Synogog. Then they hosted their friends and family and cut cake from Bittersweet Bakery at Joe’s Seafood.
Leah & Rodrigo’s Wedding at The Birchwood Club
Photo by Tuan B & Co
Leah & Rodrigo commemorated Leah’s jewish culture by holding an Ufruf where the couple to be married is called in a religious ceremony to be blessed by their community. They followed their blessing with a delicious luncheon and cake cutting.
Maddy and Paul’s Wedding at The Joinery
more coming soon.
Jamie & Danny’s Wedding at Gallery 1028
Photo by Noelle Adams Photography — Coming Soon.
Jamie & Danny had a boho wedding at Gallery 1028. They had a photobooth Volkswagen bus for their guests to enjoy.
Jacquinete & Archie’s Wedding at Floating World Gallery
Photo by Kirk McGee Studio — Coming Soon.
Jacquinete designed all of her own invitations and paper goods using her graphic design skills. They walked down the aisle to a classical version of their favorite video game’s music.
Rachel & Eric’s Wedding at The Arbory
Photo by Found Light Studios — Coming Soon.
Evidence of the killer party Rachel & Eric threw for their friends and fam can be found in their polaroid guest book. They decked their tables with dried florals and Big Delicious Planet passed perfect bites to guests during cocktail hour.
Jenny & Mike’s Wedding at Morgan’s on Fulton
Photo by Kina Wicks
Jenny & Mike together with their dog, were married on Morgan’s on Fulton’s beautiful terrace. They saved time ahead of the ceremony to cut cake and pour champagne with their nearest and dearest. The room was dusted with personal elements like hand drawn signage, escort cards and menus made by Jenny’s mom.
Wedtoberfest at Artifact Events
Photo by Emma Mullins Photography
Avi & Sarah’s Wedding at Morgan’s on Fulton
Photo by Ez Powers Photography
The retractable rooftop and marquee sign at Morgan’s on Fulton had the right amount of glamour for Avi & Sarah’s wedding. Avi’s brother officiated the wedding while Avi’s sister played the tunes. Guests danced the night away to an ABBA cover band.
Ellen & Doug’s Wedding at Chicago Cultural Center
Photo by Anamaria Vieriu Photography
Ellen & Doug had a bi-partisan union at The Chicago Cultural Center. They used beautiful vintage furniture from elements preserved to showcase escort postcards, handmade by the Bride using photos from their travels. They finished the night with a taco bar and churro cart from the experts at Cocina Fusion.
Annie & Luke’s Wedding at Independence Grove Forest Preserve
Photo by Emma Mullins Photography
Annie & Luke celebrated their marriage in a traditional Jewish ceremony and broke glass under a chuppah beautifully designed by Floral Wonders. Then they sipped on signature cocktails named after their pups.
Hannah & Logan’s Wedding at Abloom Farm in Saukville, WI
Photo by Corrina Nicole Photo
Hannah & Logan both sported cowboys boots while they said “I Do” on the lush Abloom Farm in Wisconsin. Their florals complemented their venue choice perfectly by utilizing earthy pampas grasses. They tied a unity lasso and put on their dancing boots!
Lauren & Tom’s Wedding at Loyola University Chicago & Biagio’s
Photo by Handesigned
Lauren & Tom got ready in the historic Lang House on Chicago’s North Side before heading to their snowy ceremony on Loyola’s Campus where they met. They had a catholic ceremony at The Madonna Della Strada Chapel before hosting their film-themed reception at Biagio’s. Popcorn favors, director’s chair guest book and nonna’s italian cookie spread made their celebration unique to them as a couple.
Mary & Jeff’s Wedding at Artifact Events
Photo by Victoria Saint Martin
Mary & Jeff arrived to Artifact Events via Trolly and ready to party. They prepped their guests for a lovely family style dinner by Hearty Boys with a pretzel bar at cocktail hour. Mary got crafty to make ornament escort cards for their guests. Everyone danced the night away accompanied by The Blue Water Kings Band.
What a wonderful, crazy, busy, and fulfilling year! Now let’s pop the champagne and cheers to 2023!
From our NYE family to yours- Happy New Year!