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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Lauren and Mark had their Spring wedding at Minneapolis Event Center on May 20th. Their ceremony was at United Methodist Church and their reception ended in Minneapolis – their day was PACKED with love, guests (250+ guest list!) and rain! Yes, lots and lots of rain. May 2017 is on record for being *one* of […]

Minnesota Wedding Planner | Minneapolis Event Center – Lauren and Mark’s Rainy Wedding.

We love Winter weddings. And Michelle & Tony’s wedding day was about as perfect as any couple could wish for from a Winter’s day! Bright & sunny, crisp & cool, and full of love. Michelle and Tony’s wedding was a great reflection of them- with a beautiful color pallet of white and royal blue, with pops […]

Minneapolis Wedding Planner | Minneapolis Event Center The Riverside Room Wedding | Michelle & Tony

We are THRILLED to announce that our Watercolor Inspired style shoot is featured on Artfully Wed!  From the beautiful invite suite to the creative paint brush place cards, the watercolor theme was executed flawlessly from start to finish!  We absolutely adored partnering with so many amazing vendors to bring together such a beautiful vision.  Erin […]

Floral Watercolor Wedding Inspiration: Featured on Artfully Wed!

Business Name: Jennifer Togal PhotographyContact: Jennifer TogalWebsite: www.jtogalphotography.comEmail: hello@jtogalphotography.comPhone: (612) 314-5416 Tell us about your business: I believe that beautiful stories are told with more than just one breathtaking image. True stories capture emotion and bring you into the moments you’re viewing. That’s how I approach time with my Clients. I capture a string of tiny moments to […]

Spotlight Blog- Jennifer Togal Photography

 Business Name: Premier Catering & Event Planning Contact: Courtney Website: www.premierkitcheninc.com/premier-catering Email: info@premierkitcheinc.com Phone:  763.230.7620  Tell us about your business:  Premier Catering & Event Planning is a quality custom caterer, specializing in Weddings! We take pride in our made from scratch foods, made with the freshest of ingredients. Here at Premier we believe attention to detail is especially important so, […]

Spotlight Blog- Premier Catering & Event Planning

So you are a few months into your wedding planning and have your incredible venue booked, your caterer selected, and your photographer on standby. Now what?… FLORAL that’s what! This is one of our absolute FAVORITE parts of the planning process- but it can be very intimidating to find the perfect florist. Here are 4 […]

4 Ways to Pick the Perfect Florist

We are BEYOND excited to announce that our super fun New Year’s Eve inspired photo shoot is now live on Green Wedding Shoes! Hanging out with our talented friends Dani and Maddy cannot happen often enough- so when Maddy told us she wanted to fit in JUST ONE MORE shoot this year- you know we were […]

We are featured on Green Wedding Shoes!!

Beth and Tyler had their BEST DAY EVER on a gorgeous July day! The subdued tones coupled with bright pops of yellow really create a perfect summer style! These images by Tim and Maddie Photography capture the warm sunshine and cool attitude of what this Minnesota summer wedding is all about! The Wabasha Street Caves […]

{Beth+Tyler} Pops of Warm Sunshine with Cool Attitude!

Jennifer and Broc were a wonderful couple to work with. Their heartwarming smiles and personalities coupled with their beautiful decor made this Semple Mansion wedding one of our favorites. The simple touches of baby’s breath coupled elegantly with white roses made such a beautiful bouquet and floral pieces. The gold and black of the chiavari […]

{Jennifer+Broc} Beautifully Semple

Tons of wedding websites, blogs, and publications regularly feature the stories and images of real weddings. We’ve all used the high end, super glam, over the top professional photo shoots to get inspiration for our own weddings. But these REAL weddings can really bring things back to reality, and can be much more helpful in […]

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