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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Alyssa and Anthony were a DREAM! Seriously, we are SO fortunate to work with so many incredible couples and these two were no exception. The bride’s family made EVERYTHING & AEG added their amazing flare! All of the signage, Alyssa’s mother made (so impressive)! This family was absolutely incredible! SO kind, SO organized, and were […]

Chicago Wedding Planner | Alyssa & Anthony’s Kitchen Chi + City View Lofts Wedding

Sarah and Brett are such a sweet couple. They made every single decision together and it was evident how much love and respect they have for one another. Sarah was so easy to work with and was probably one of the most organized brides we have ever worked with.  Although things didn’t go 100% according to […]

Chicago Wedding Planner | Sarah + Brett’s Architectural Artifacts Chicago Wedding

Sarah and Benny had their Chicago wedding at Artifact Events on December 9th, 2017. On their day, everything came together flawlessly – like out of a dream serious perfection! From the *perfect* amount of snow dust on the streets of Chicago, to Sarah’s impeccable off-the-shoulder lace gown (not to mention, her Valentino shoes) and to every […]

Chicago Wedding Planner | Artifact Events – Sarah + Benny’s STUNNING Winter 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!

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

Their middle names should be FUN because seriously, Raina and Nick are just joyous. Full of love, affection and plain and simple HAPPINESS!  The sunshine may have been absent from the big day, but the rain didn’t put a damper on these two at all. We could swear it added an element of fun that […]

Chicago Architectural Artifacts Wedding – Raina and Nick

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 […]

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Business Name: Studio Fleurette Contact: Danielle Erickson Website: www.studiofleurette.com Email: dani@studiofleurette.com Phone: 651-208-4218 Tell us about your business: We are a boutique flower studio located in the beautiful St. Croix River Valley and we design exclusively for weddings and special events in the Twin Cities metro area and Western Wisconsin. What makes you different? We […]

Spotlight Blog- Studio Fleurette

Business Nar: With a Twist Contact: Greg Jones www.twistbartendingservice.com withatwistbar@gmail.com Cell: 303-720-2858 With a Twist offers customizable bar and alcohol packages for weddings and special events. This year we have added the Fresh Squeezed Juice Bar a very health and refreshing option that your guests will love.  Our Fresh Squeezed Juice Bar is the perfect […]

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Business Name: Posh Bridal Couture Contact: Marie Suchy Website: www.poshmn.com Email:  thedress@poshmn.com Phone:  952-249-8000 Tell us about your business: Vivacious, Sophisticated, Authentic! Posh is about a girl with a passion for “THE DRESS!” It is as simple as that! My mission is to create a unique experience for every bride in a one-of-a-kind boutique filled with fabulous finds. I […]

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