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Northwestern Reunion

EEL and S2D2 were honored to work with the Northwestern University Reunion Committee to bring lighting, draping and DJ entertainment to the campus in Evanston. In Deering Meadow the tent was illuminated with dark purple overlaid with white dots. We also made sure guests could see up the walk way to Deering Library and we created an inviting environment with overhead string lighting for guests to enjoy the night air. DJ...

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Wedding Wednesday Weekend Review

Happy #WeddingWednesday! Take a look at EEL Chicago's last wedding weekend in this week's blog: Thank you Arrowhead Golf Club for this photo of Justine & John's gorgeous wedding ceremony! This combination of white paper lanterns with single-bulb cafe lights suspended at different lengths was such a fun look for Arrowhead's ceiling! We loved the room transformation for Aline & Nick's wedding at Spiaggia! An...

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Weekend Review: October 6-8th

Happy Friday! EEL Chicago had such a fun weekend starting on October 6th! Ashyana Banquets was transformed for a gorgeous ceremony. With ivory and champagne accents, this draped mandap, stage cover, and ceremony backdrop went perfectly with the added floral. A huge thank you to Jenna and her team at Avant Gardenia for collaborating with EEL Chicago to make transform Ashyana Banquets into a stunning...

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#AckersOfLove

It's #ThrowbackThursday and EEL Chicago as well as our sister company S2D2 are reflecting on the fairy tale wedding of Christin & Brian Acker at Wandering Tree Estate! On September 25th guests gathered to celebrate #ackersoflove. EEL Chicago & S2D2 were honored to be a part of this couple's very special day. Christin & Brian said their vows in front of a beautiful white sheer fabric hung from a tree on the...

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Weekend Review: September 16th

Our September 16th weekend started off early with IgnitionOne's Customer Summit on Thursday, September 14th!  This event was held at the Kimpton Hotel Monaco Chicago and featured speakers from Facebook, Microsoft, Ofrrester, Lenovo, and Kenny Lonergan.  Logos of IgnitionOne as well as their sponsors were illuminated in the conference room. Friday, September 15th our team headed out for the weekend's wedding set ups....

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Captivating Chandeliers!

Take a look at EEL Chicago's latest captivating chandeliers! Bridgeport Art Center with multiple crystal chandeliers suspended from ceiling structures and white fabric for this wedding reception. Another magical look for a wedding ceremony at Bridgeport Art Center. Three sizes of chandeliers shined upon the dance floor of Morgan Manufacturing. A day-shot of crystal chandeliers at a pavilion reception in Lake...

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Labor Day Weekend: Part Two

Welcome back to our Labor Day adventures! Today we are reminiscing on Sunday's weddings: We loved working with Jason at Flowers For Dreams at the University Club of Chicago. With pin beam lighting illuminating floral centerpieces and a white vinyl dance floor with a gold monogram, the room looked great for Mary & Chad's wedding reception. Michael and Surai's ceremony at Belvedere Events & Banquets was...

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Labor Day: Part One!

Labor day weekend was an absolute blast for our team at EEL Chicago! There were many amazing weddings we were honored to be a part of. Since we have so many photos we want to share, we've split this weekend into two blog posts- here's number one! Our weekend started off Friday with Caitlin & John's Wedding at Morgan Manufacturing! Working with Erica at Estera Events made for a great team. Amber uplighting illuminated...

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What's new this week?

Our team has been hard at work this week leading up to Labor Day! The Elgin Country Club's ceiling was transformed with an ivory starburst ceiling canopy.  Prairie Landing's ceiling was as well, with added fairy lights in each arm of the canopy! Our #WeddingWednesday was spent with amazing vendors at Le Meridien Chicago in Oak Brook. The room was set beautifully to showcase the possibilities for wedding receptions in...

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