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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Our bride and groom Susie and Brian are featured in today’s Real Minnesota Weddings on the Perfect Wedding Guide Blog. The Van Dusen Mansion is one of our favorite places to execute a wedding. So many BEAUTIFUL photo opportunities! Susie and Brian were a great couple to work with. So many smiles and laughs. And […]
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 […]
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 […]