Chicago Weddings

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. […]

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Weekend Review: August 25-27th, 2017

We are loving our summer weddings! Take a look at how EEL spent our last weekend: Rachel & Eric’s wedding at Prairie Production in Chicago looked amazing with a white sheer ceremony chuppah. This chuppah was later transformed with a hanging crystal chandelier for Rachel & Eric’s reception. Amber uplighting illuminated the space to create a romantic […]

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Thursday Therapy

This month’s wonderful Thursday Therapy event was held at the Wyndham Grand in Chicago. We love events that bring together hard working vendors in the wedding industry! We were obsessed with the delicious Sweet Secrets table! Such an awesome performance from the Covergirls Violin Show! Thank you to everyone who helped put on this exciting event! […]

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What has EEL Chicago been up to?

August has been full of gorgeous weddings. We want to share them with you!  Esplanade Lakes was transformed with a white sheer ceiling canopy and seamless white vinyl covering of the venue’s dance floor. Another elegant ceiling canopy with twinkling fairy lights, a hanging crystal chandelier, and white fabric swags throughout Galleria Marchetti made for a beautiful ceremony. We loved this white fabric backdrop with middle swags and […]

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Weekend in Review: July 7-9th

Happy #FlashbackFriday! We had another wonderful weekend and wanted to share it with all of our viewers. Our weekend started off on Friday at Drury Lane with this ivory ceremony backdrop and champagne swags, illuminated with soft amber uplighting. The stage, moonsteps, & aisle runner were all covered in matching ivory fabric. Next stop: Waldorf […]

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Thursday Therapy Networking Event

This month’s Thursday Therapy networking event was held at Artifact Events on Ravenswood Ave in Chicago.   Donations from the night were given to ALIVE Rescue in Chicago, promoting sustainable living & caregiving for animals and the environment. We are so thankful for all of this night’s vendors: Food by J&L Catering, floral from Anemone […]

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Drew & Matt | Intercontinental Chicago Wedding

Intercontinental Chicago was transformed on April 15, 2017 for Drew & Matt’s beautiful Wedding Day. EEL Chicago wanted to share just some of the many beautiful photos taken by Holly Russel at Lady and the Lens Photography. A white fabric Aisle Runner led the way to Drew & Matt’s elegant white ceremony backdrop uplit in […]

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Wedding Wednesday: Galactic Dance Floor Wedding

Happy #WeddingWednesday to our readers! This week’s blog highlights a very unique dance floor EEL Chicago’s team installed on September 4th, 2016! Lauren & Azuka stole the show as they boogied on their shimmering dance floor! EEL Chicago’s lighting shined down on Lauren & Azuka’s dance floor and cake table. A huge thank you to: Lauren […]

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Morton Arboretum Gingko Room

The Morton Arboretum Gingko Room was transformed on February 25th, 2017 for Beth & Matt’s beautiful wedding reception. Posts spaced along the windows were decorated with fairy lights from top to bottom… … which matched with this glowing fairy light backdrop! A white crystal love seat was placed for Beth & Matt’s lounge furniture. Additional furniture was […]

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Katie & Jeremy’s Art Institute Wedding

A very unique and beautiful wedding took place on September 24th, 2016. Our team at Elegant Event Lighting was honored being a part of Katie & Jeremy’s special day at the Art Institute of Chicago! We love this space and the story behind the couple’s choice in decor! Guests were full of smiles as they watched Katie enter […]

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