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 + modern wedding sites, […]

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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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Long Sleeved Wedding Dress in Minnesota Styled Shoot

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!

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

This wedding inspiration shoot is seriously DREAMY! It’s romantic, bold and dramatic and we’re OBSESSED! It’s hard to pick a favorite gown or detail shot because we have a couple different looks for our brides and for our tablescape. We’re SUPER excited to share that this beauty is also featured in the Spring ‘19 issue […]

Minneapolis Wedding Planner | Love Wins Lesbian Wedding Inspiration Hotel Ivy

Nicole and Davey had their Minnesota wedding at The White Bear Yacht Club, in Dellwood Minnesota on May 27th, 2017. The day itself was magical. Their ceremony was outside on the shores of White Bear Lake, and their reception was inside the luxurious Yacht Club. The sun was shining all day, and White Bear Lake […]

Minnesota Wedding Planner | White Bear Yacht Club – Nicole and Davey’s Classic Wedding!

Kate and Brian had their Chicago wedding at Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum in Chicago on July 29th. Their traditional ceremony was at St. Vincent DePaul Church, and their reception was outside underneath the bistro lights of Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum! The day itself was hot, and bright – perfect for a summer wedding in Chicago. […]

Chicago Wedding Planner | Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum – Kate and Brian’s Modern Wedding!

Laura and Chris had an incredibly unique vision for their big day. Between their wedding venues, the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum and The Semple Mansion, and all of the amazing details they had planned, we knew it would be stunning.  And we weren’t wrong. Holy smokes, it was beyond OUR wildest dreams. It was truly incredible!  […]

Minneapolis Wedding Planner | Semple Mansion Wedding, Laura & Chris

Katie + Ben’s wedding was classically beautiful, with gorgeous pops of color against navy and white. With the help of our planner Emily, the pair was able to plan a fantastic day from out of state.  Following one of the sweetest “first touches” we’ve ever witnessed, the couple was ready for their traditional church wedding (in […]

Minneapolis Wedding Planner | James J Hill Center Wedding | Katie & Ben

We’re suckers for weddings with dogs.  We know that logistically there may a few more things to consider when involving your pup in the big day, but they are often your first love.  And if they aren’t your first love, they’re sometimes your first child. And making them part of the wedding day just makes […]

Jenny & Ben- Dellwood Hills Country Club