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

Business Name: Princess Bride Cinematic Videography Contact: Carl and Sarah Anderson Website: www.princessbridevideo.com Email: info@princessbridevideo.com Phone: 612.210.8904 Tell us about your business: We are a wedding and event videography company whose sole focus is creating your perfect wedding film. We offer a blend of modern cinematic and classic documentary filming. We have been filming weddings and events […]

Spotlight Blog- Princess Bride Cinematic Videography

 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 […]

Spotlight Blog- Sunset Blue Productions

As a wedding planner, you have your favorite venues to work. Semple is that venue for many of our planners. We absolutely love our Semple Mansion weddings. And the couples we work with probably love it even more! Sabrina and Ryan are one of those lucky couples to have chosen Semple. The elegantly detailed ballroom, […]

{Sabrina+Ryan} Semple Elegance

Ashley and Nathan were married on a cold day in January, 1/4/14 to be exact. A date specifically chosen to be 6 months from the anniversary of when they began dating, July 4th. In their words, “We get to celebrate twice a year, once with wine and love notes written to each other, and once […]

{Ashley+Nate} Perfectly, Simply Elegant

“WELL DUH!” you say… Just hear us out! You’ve got your wedding venue, your photographer, your caterer and cake. You’ve {hopefully} let everyone know that you’re getting married. All of these are highly recommended things that you should do for your wedding. Essentials you might even call them. But one essential piece that is too […]

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