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 […]

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Chicago Venue Highlight | The Armour House at Lake Forest Academy

Hello all! Ashley Carpenter here with The Simply Elegant Group!! I am taking over our blog this week, and I am SO excited to share with you the Top Ten Things I recommend doing once you’re engaged! My fiancé Josh proposed to me on July 10th (BEST day of my life) and we hit the […]

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The Top Ten Things To Do Once You’re Engaged!

When thinking back to Karen + Chase’s gorgeous and romantic wedding last September at The Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile, we get the biggest smiles on our faces! Their day was filled with so much love, beauty, and tradition, and it just could not have gone better! Karen + Chase from the very beginning wanted to […]

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Chicago Wedding Planner | Karen + Chase’s Beautiful Jewish Wedding

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As a Wedding Planner, one of the things we LOVE about our job is meeting couples where you can instantly see & feel the true love they share, and that they are genuinely BEST friends! This was how our Planner, Ashley C, felt as soon as she met Kelsey and Grant for the first time […]

Chicago Wedding Planner | Kelsey + Grant’s University Club Chicago Winter Wedding

We’re in the habit of sharing weddings, because, well, it’s totally our thing. BUT, before the wedding, comes the engagement! And when we get to see engagement sessions this fabulous, we just HAVE to break the mold and share them!   Meredith and Matt met during college at Notre Dame. They’re so sweet and adore […]

Chicago Wedding Planner | Meredith + Matt Engagment’s Chicago Engagement Session

Your first piece of wedding stationery! There are SO many amazing options and ideas for spreading the good news about your upcoming wedding, but for such a simple piece of mail, there are a LOT of decisions to make! We’ve broken it all down for you with our best advice on timing, what to include, styles, photo […]

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Business Name: Kendra Oxendale Photography Contact: Kendra Oxendale Website: www.kendraoxendale.com Email: kendra@kendraoxendale.com Phone: 612-232-8954 Tell us about your business:  Kendra Oxendale Photography is a boutique photography experience for couples looking for joyful, vibrant, beautiful and genuine wedding pictures. I have been photographing weddings since 2008 and specialize in engagement and wedding photography. I really love to get […]

Spotlight Blog- Kendra Oxendale Photography

Business Name: Seren & SageContact: Jennifer TogalWebsite: www.serenandsage.comEmail: hello@serenandsage.comPhone: (612) 314-5416 Tell us about your business: Seren & Sage is a small group of talented Photographers, focused on being visual story tellers and providing couples with great service at an affordable investment.  What makes you different?: We believe that every couple should be able to have their story […]

Spotlight Blog- Seren & Sage

Business Name: Jennifer Togal PhotographyContact: Jennifer TogalWebsite: www.jtogalphotography.comEmail: hello@jtogalphotography.comPhone: (612) 314-5416 Tell us about your business: I believe that beautiful stories are told with more than just one breathtaking image. True stories capture emotion and bring you into the moments you’re viewing. That’s how I approach time with my Clients. I capture a string of tiny moments to […]

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Business Name: lauren b. photography Contact: Laurie Falk Website: http://www.laurenbfalk.com Email: lb@laurenbfalk.com Phone: 612.708.2090 Tell us about your business:  lauren b. photography is all about making images that are natural, unexpected, and artfully edgy. What makes you different?:  I am there to create a stunning narrative that expresses your story, and to ensure you two look both amazing […]

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Business Name: Jody Savage Photography Contact: Jody Savage Website: www.jodysavagephotography.com Email: jodysavagephotography@gmail.com Phone: 612-247-5731 Tell us about your business: Jody Savage Photography is a fine art film wedding photography studio based in Minneapolis and St Paul. I specialize in weddings and engagements and shoots in both film and digital. Every couple I work with is unique and and […]

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 Business Name: Judd Sather Photography and Studio J, Inc. Contact: Judd Sather Website: www.JuddSather.com Email: judd@studiojphoto.com Phone: 615-342-1476 Tell us about your business: We love make people look “awesomer” with a unique, fun, and creative brand of photography.  We have been shooting weddings, seniors, and families since 2000 and get bored easily so we are always looking for […]

Spotlight Blog- Judd Sather Photography and Studio J, Inc.

 Business Name: Sunset Blue Productions         Contact: Jeff Fuchs Website: www.sunsetblueproductions.com Email: jeff@sunsetblueproductions.com Phone: 763.856.9192  Tell us about your business: Sunset Blue Productions is a Twin Cities-based photography and video production company providing services to the Twin Cities area and all of MN.  Working professionally in the wedding industry since 2002, we strive to provide the […]

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