The Dallas Arboretum wedding venue is easily one of our favorite locations for a wedding in Dallas. This sprawling botanical garden has thousands of flowers, towering trees, lake views, and unique sculptures. There are many stunning backdrops for a ceremony, reception, and wedding photos. As experienced Dallas wedding planners, we gathered the information you need […]

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Dallas Arboretum Wedding: Your Expert Guide

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Choosing a Twin Cities wedding venue can be a daunting task!  It’s time to bring in the experts to help— our team of Minneapolis wedding planners at The Simply Elegant Group!  After planning hundreds of weddings in Minneapolis and St Paul, we have put together a list of the best Twin Cities wedding venues to […]

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Chioma and Brian had a dream winter wedding in Chicago at The Kimpton Gray Hotel! The weather is not always on one’s side in Chicago but this couple could not have asked for a better winter day. Flakes were magically falling and the air was crisp and refreshing– making for fantastic photos and a perfect […]

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When you attend weddings that have endless amounts of detail and personal touches, you can’t help but instantly become in awe of the couple for the time and thought they put into creating their wedding day! This was exactly how their SEG Houston Wedding Planner Mandi felt during the planning process and how their guests […]

Tyler + Lynne’s Venue 311 Wedding in Houston, Texas

Have you always dreamt about getting married in the gardens of a French Chateau, but want to get married in Illinois? We have great news; you can have both with a Lake Forest Academy wedding at The Armour House! This is a breathtaking and unique venue that will have your guests in awe! When choosing […]

Armour House at Lake Forest Academy Wedding

Get ready to smile. Stephanie + Matthew’s smiles at their Hickory Street Annex wedding are absolutely contagious! Stephanie + Matthew’s wedding was filled with pure joy from start to finish! When our planner Mandi first met with the couple, they said they wanted their wedding to be welcoming, warm, and memorable, and their day definitely […]

A Romantic Hickory Street Annex Wedding | Stephanie + Matthew

Something we see throughout all of our branches in the U.S., is that Fall is a very popular time of year to get married! Who could blame couples for wanting to get married when weather is cool & crisp, and avoiding that summer heat or the winter cold?! We sure don’t! With a majority of […]

The Top Ten Trends We LOVE for Fall Weddings!

Anu and Andy’s Multicultural wedding was a dream come true! The amount of detail and planning that went into this day was evident with how smooth each and every event went, especially with multiple events and the day itself lasting about 16 hours! Anu & Andy started their day in different locations getting ready with […]

Anu + Andy’s Multicultural Summer Wedding

One of the things we love most about our job is seeing how happy our clients are on their wedding day! So on Clare + Peter’s wedding in May 2019, our planner Ashley was definitely fulfilled in her work, because these two NEVER stopped smiling! Seriously, look at the gorgeous photographs below to see the […]

Clare + Peter’s Glen View Club Summer Wedding

Jena + Sameer were married on a beautiful day in September in front of their loved ones at a stunning Nasher Sculpture Center wedding in Dallas, Texas! When we say that every single detail was thought of, we really mean that every. single. detail. was thought of. Jena + Sameer wanted to create their dream […]

Nasher Sculpture Center Wedding | Jena + Sameer

Are you engaged, wanting to get married in the Minneapolis area, and looking for a venue for your big day? Imagine this: a beautiful outdoor space surrounded by greenery, the water, and the city skyline. A gorgeous indoor space that is a blank canvas to do exactly what you envision. A Nicollet Island Pavilion wedding […]

Nicollet Island Pavilion Wedding Venue | Minnesota

Here at The Simply Elegant Group, we’ve noticed a similar chain when it comes to questions and concerns that are voiced by our clients when discussing COVID-19 during the wedding planning process. The uneasiness is all too understandable, especially during such a precious time when certain emotions, especially anxiety, are already heightened. We have branches […]

Everything You Need to Know About Your Wedding During a Pandemic

Thinking back to Taylor + Ryan’s Ivory Oak wedding day this past October, all we can do is smile! This day was absolutely magical start to finish for one of the sweetest couples our planner has ever me, at one of the most beautiful venues she has ever been to! These High School Sweethearts chose […]

The Ivory Oak Wedding | Taylor + Ryan