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 […]
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 […]
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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Allison (aka Alli) and Drew are a super sweet couple! Their wedding was hosted at The Farm at Dover (which we love) with the sweetest DIY and seriously delish comfort food. Thier big day was ALL about having a great time, and really embracing the beauty of the venue. Farm at Dover doesn’t need much […]
Happy Fall to All!! We were asked by some of our AMAZING friends to collaborate on yet another fun photo shoot! This one immediately caught the attention of the lovely girls at 100 Layer Cake!! Inspired by the beautiful pallet of fall- full of bold reds, metallic copper accents, and pom-poms for a little texture to […]
There are so many things to love about Brandy and Chad’s wedding at the beautiful and rustic Hope Glen Farm! We’re swooning over all of the DIY details like the framed chalkboards, paper flowers, pennant banners, distressed doors, mason jar escort cards, license plate table numbers… I could go on! The simple and pretty decor […]