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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When one of your own gets married, you just HAVE to share SO MANY PHOTOS! We’re so thrilled to share Annie + Everett’s big day with you! These two are so in love and the wedding day was complete perfection! Their church ceremony was held at the House of Hope Church, with a reception following […]

Minneapolis Wedding Planner | Annie + Everett’s Hewing Hotel Wedding

We absolutely loved working with Ali and Burke! They were super laid back, but still decisive and organized. A dream trio! The couple met at a party here in Minneapolis, but moved to Chicago for Burke’s job. They love it there, but wanted to get married back at “home” – The Machine Shop is an […]

Minnesota Wedding Planner | Machine Shop MPLS Wedding, Ali + Burke

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!

We LOVE multicultural weddings. Seriously- they’re SO awesome. From the multiday celebration to amazing use of color, they’re such an amazing experience to behold. Indian weddings are the embodiment of tradition and celebration. Uniting more than two individuals- but entire families. Archana & Sarvesh were such a blast to work with.   Now, for those […]

Archana & Sarvesh- Hindu Temple in Maple Grove + Harriet Island Pavilion Wedding

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: Kendra Oxendale Photography Contact: Kendra Oxendale Website: www.kendraoxendale.com Email: kendra@kendraoxendale.com Phone: 612-232-8954 Tell us about your business:  Kendra Oxendale Photography is a boutique photography experience for couples looking for joyful, vibrant, beautiful and genuine wedding pictures. I have been photographing weddings since 2008 and specialize in engagement and wedding photography. I really love to get […]

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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 […]

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Business Name: Jody Savage Photography Contact: Jody Savage Website: www.jodysavagephotography.com Email: jodysavagephotography@gmail.com Phone: 612-247-5731 Tell us about your business: Jody Savage Photography is a fine art film wedding photography studio based in Minneapolis and St Paul. I specialize in weddings and engagements and shoots in both film and digital. Every couple I work with is unique and and […]

Spotlight Blog- Jody Savage Photography

 Business Name: Judd Sather Photography and Studio J, Inc. Contact: Judd Sather Website: www.JuddSather.com Email: judd@studiojphoto.com Phone: 615-342-1476 Tell us about your business: We love make people look “awesomer” with a unique, fun, and creative brand of photography.  We have been shooting weddings, seniors, and families since 2000 and get bored easily so we are always looking for […]

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 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, […]

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