Are you engaged + dreaming of a southern wedding in one of our personal favorite cities – Dallas, TX? If you have started to research wedding venues in Dallas, you have probably noticed that there are A LOT to choose from, so it may be very overwhelming!  Well we are here to make this process […]

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10 Unique Dallas Wedding Venues

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 […]

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Chicago Micro Wedding at The Gwen Hotel | Bonnie + Danny

Looking for Minnesota wedding venues? We understand—from the hearts of each of the twin cities, to the depths of the gorgeous countryside, Minnesota is home to some of the most beautiful wedding venues in the country! This state has everything from rustic barns and large cabin-like venues, to industrial and modern wedding sites, so it […]

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Can you believe it?! After months of hard work and planning, we are SO incredibly excited to announce the launch of our 9th Branch: We are officially planning weddings in San Diego!! San Diego is not only one of the most magical cities, but it also is a breathtaking location for the most beautiful weddings! […]

The Simply Elegant Group is now Planning Weddings in San Diego!

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 […]

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Valentine’s Day is almost here, which means love is in the air, engagements are happening, and the color red is everywhere! This romantic & bold color is one that we always LOVE to see incorporated into a wedding! With that being said, we decided to list off our Top 5 Favorite ways to incorporate RED […]

Our Top 5 Ways to Incorporate RED Into Your Wedding Day!

It doesn’t get more intimate than a backyard wedding. There is something utterly romantic and amazing about beginning the newlywed journey in your own home (or family home).  Devon and Breck opted for the best of both- a private ceremony & cocktail hour on the back lawn of their home and a reception following at The […]

Minneapolis Wedding Planner | Devon + Breck

Brittney and Alex  had their STUNNING destination wedding at Figueroa Mountain Farmhouse on November 4th in Santa Ynez Valley, California. The couple planned their California dream destination wedding from Chicago- and let us be the first to say, it LOOKED exactly like it was out of dream! The whole entire day was beyond magical – […]

California Wedding Planner | Figueroa Mountain Farmhouse – Brittney + Alex’s Modern Farmhouse Wedding

Melisa and Sam had their mountain wedding at Copper Mountain on September 23rd. Copper Mountain is a special place for both Melisa and Sam – Melisa grew up skiing there before she could walk! Some of Melisa and Sam’s best memories are at Copper Mountain, from skiing to hiking, to *now* their wedding. When they […]

Colorado Wedding Planner | Copper Mountain Ski Resort – Melisa + Sam’s Rocky Mountain Wedding!

Lindsey and Ryan had their romantic wedding at the Museum Contemporary Art (MCA) in Chicago, Illinois, on September 16th 2017.  Summer weddings in Chicago are always beautiful, and this one in particular was no exception. The color palette focused on blush tones, greenery and neturals, it was incredibly dreamy, and not to mention, perfect for a […]

Chicago Wedding Planner | Museum of Contemporary Art – Lindsey + Ryan’s Elegant Summer Wedding

Natalie and Colby had their destination wedding in Moab, Utah on October 14th 2017.  Late fall is a perfect time for a desert wedding. The temperature is hot enough during the day, where you feel like you are in a desert, yet when the sun starts to dip in the canyon you can feel just […]

Destination Wedding Planner | Moab Utah – Natalie + Colby’s Dreamy Desert Wedding

Emily and Mitch had their Minnesota wedding at The Machine Shop on Saturday, August 12th. For the record, let’s just go ahead and state that when you think of “perfect romantic summer wedding” this wedding is THE description (seriously!)   The couple planned their wedding from New York – they wanted “an extravagant wedding” in Minnesota, […]

Minnesota Wedding Planner | Machine Shop – Emily + Mitch’s Dreamy Wedding!

Lisa and Lindsey had their Chicago wedding at Co-Prosperity Sphere on July 22nd 2017. The day was filled with laughs, happiness, love and LAUGHS (so many!!) It was a perfect summer wedding in the City! Their vision was never the most traditional, but rather simple and thoughtful.  Lisa and Lindsey met in Chicago, got engaged […]

Chicago Wedding Planner | Co-Prosperity Sphere – Lisa and Lindsey’s Eclectic Bright Wedding!