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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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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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

Sleek, clean, stunning, and luxurious are all words that come to mind when we think of The Hutton House! This premier venue is located minutes west of downtown Minneapolis, and has hosted some of the most beautiful weddings we have ever seen and been a part of! This stunning blank space is perfect for those […]

Minnesota Venue Highlight | The Hutton House

This week, we really wanted to highlight one of our past clients who is a courageous frontline worker! Claire is a nurse at Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, who met her now Husband Shane in college. They had their first date at Mastro’s in Las Vegas (how cool), and they have been together ever since! […]

Chicago Wedding Planner | Claire + Shane’s Summer Wedding at 4th Presbyterian Church + The Chicago History Museum

With everything happening in the world regarding COVID-19, it has been very difficult for us as planners to watch our amazing couples face the difficult decision to postpone, or be worried with the uncertainty for their upcoming wedding date in the months ahead. We are working tirelessly to make sure our clients are taken care […]

Texas Wedding Planner | Esther + Adam’s Intimate Ceremony Due to COVID-19

Here’s the sweet story behind Becky and Cordon’s Springs Poetry Hall wedding. Becky and Cordon met while studying at Baylor University and their love story forever continued! When Cordon was ready to pop the question, they took a walk around a lake which they had done so many times before, and on the spot, he […]

The Springs Poetry Hall Wedding| Becky + Cordon

When thinking about a Chicago staple venue that gives you just about everything you could ever need for the perfect Wedding Day, we instantly think of The Adler Planetarium! With its magnificent 360 degree views, located at the heart of the city right next to the lake, and having the all window reception space, calling […]

Chicago Venue Highlight | The Adler Planetarium

This Wayzata Country Club wedding showcases the love of Alissa & RK – quintessential power couple. Alissa, a home economics teacher and former Miss Ohio winner, met her match in RK, a financier who grew up around Lake Minnetonka. They appreciate the finest things in life and wanted nothing but the classiest and highest energy […]

Wayzata Country Club Wedding | Minnesota