Are you engaged and just starting/in the midst of planning your dream day? Are you unsure of where to start, what to do, and most importantly, who to hire? Just know that your feelings are completely normal, and you are not alone! Weddings today are a production, and for every vendor category, there are tens […]

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The Ultimate Wedding Vendor List

One topic we are constantly asked about by our clients, is in regards to Wedding Stationery! When you look online, there are so many options to choose from; from size, to color, to wording, to script, and so much more… it is overwhelming to say the least! So before you order the stationery you think […]

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Wedding Stationery to Consider for your Wedding Day

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Are you engaged + dreaming of a beautiful Southern California Wedding?  We do not blame you as this is one of the most beautiful places on earth to get married! From the choice of being secluded in the mountains, to having it on the stunning Pacific Coast for a beach wedding, you cannot go wrong […]

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10 Breathtaking San Diego Wedding Venues

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Back in March 2020, Megan & Charlie were finalizing all of their details for their wedding for over 200 people. Then plans changed suddenly for the couple as COVID-19 surged the nation, and mandatory restrictions were put in place that no longer allowed them to have the wedding day they were almost done planning. After […]

Chicago Micro Wedding at the Peninsula Hotel | Megan + Charlie

Jessica & Matt’s day was an absolute highlight of 2020 for us! Working with them as their Chicago wedding planners was such a breeze; they knew exactly what they wanted and weren’t going to let COVID-19 stop them from getting married. They never lost sight of what the day was all about, and that made […]

Chicago Micro Wedding at Bridgeport Art Center | Jessica + Matt

During Ashley Carpenter’s (Chicago Expert Planner) first Timeline Meeting with Bonnie + Danny, she truly felt their love + kindness, and she had many amazing conversations about their wedding day vision, and what this day meant to them. They both communicated + compromised so well with each decision, and mentioned many times that the most […]

Chicago Micro Wedding at The Gwen Hotel | Bonnie + Danny

Are you engaged + dreaming of a wedding in one of the most beautiful cities in the world—Chicago? If you have started to research wedding venues in Chicago, you have probably noticed that there are A LOT to choose from, so it may be very overwhelming! We have listed below some of the most stunning […]

16 Stunning Chicago Wedding Venues

This Dalcy Chicago wedding photoshoot was a special one. When Katie from Kathryn Hastings Photography reached out to our Planner Gina about collaborating on a styled shoot together, we immediately knew that we had an incredible opportunity to capitalize on the events occurring in 2020, and really create something beautiful during a time that has been disappointing […]

The Dalcy Chicago Micro Wedding Styled Shoot

Winter is here, and we look forward to this season every year when it comes to weddings (the cold.. not so much)! A winter wedding always gives us a beauty and romance that just can’t be captured during any other season! For those of you planning your very own winter wedding, we have written our […]

Our Top 10 Winter Wedding Trends

Long Sleeved Wedding Dress in Minnesota Styled Shoot

“A Reputation to Uphold”  The Varca Bride is unafraid to be bold. She is someone who rolls up at a happy hour on a Wednesday, in a Dior skirt paired with a vintage t-shirt and kicks with a laid back air about her. From ball gowns with leather piping, to sequin jumpsuits with matching feathered […]

Chicago Wedding Dress Designer Highlight | Sarah Varca Bridal

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

Chicago Venue Highlight | The Armour House at Lake Forest Academy

Daphne and Bridget’s stunning Art Institute Chicago wedding, blending the modern with earthy garden touches, was a wedding we truly will remember and cherish for a lifetime! Being a part of this wedding and witnessing the beautiful & powerful love that these two women share, was an honor for us, and we are so excited […]

Art Institute Chicago Wedding | Daphne & Bridget’s Modern Garden Wedding

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 […]

Chicago Wedding Planner | Anu + Andy’s Multicultural Summer Wedding