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#CohenToTheChapel
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#CohenToTheChapel

Happy Wedding Wednesday Couple: Megan & Marc | Date: December 30, 2017 | Venue: Chicago Cultural Center  Gorgeous pre-ceremony family shot in front of ivory entrance draping to Preston Bradley Hall. We loved the hints of blush pink in their aisle runner & uplighting on ivory draping. What a magical ceremony for Megan & Marc. Fleur Inc's greenery boxwood chuppah with floral looked amazing! While the...

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Allison & Jack's Wedding at Hilton Oak Brook Hills
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Allison & Jack's Wedding at Hilton Oak Brook Hills

Happy Valentine's Day! Let's celebrate with a toast to all of those celebrating Valentine's Day as a married couple!  Couple: Allison & Jack Dillon | Venue: Hilton Oak Brook Hills | Wedding Date: November 18, 2017 A gorgeous reception set up with cafe globe lighting glowing over guest tables. Allison & Jack's white vinyl dance floor was perfect for their first dance. We loved the marquee letters and ivory...

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Ackers of Love
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Ackers of Love

Oh, the month of love. Happy February! Today's blog features the most adorable couple: Christin & Brian Acker! Venue: Wandering Tree Estate | Photographer: Maypole Studios | Entertainment: Something 2 Dance 2 A stunning ceremony backdrop with hanging lanterns for the couple to say their vows. DJ Jay from our sister company Something 2 Dance 2! Cafe globe string lighting above the wood dance floor for guests...

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A Great Start to 2018
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A Great Start to 2018

Good Morning, and Happy #WeddingWednesday! 2018 has been treating us amazing so far. In celebration of the end of January, here's a look at some gorgeous weddings that started out our year. Wedding Date: January 6th, 2018 Couple: Allison & John | Venue: Morgan Manufacturing | Planner: Julie B Events A glowing vertical Cafe Globe Light backdrop for their ceremony Ivory Entrance Draping with warm Amber Uplighting for...

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Who Says We Only Party On The Weekend?

Last week was full of fun lighting for our team at EEL Chicago! We want to thank Eli at ESE Lifestyle for incorporating EEL Chicago's lighting at their event at the Soho House Chicago. Amber patterned lighting & uplighting looked great in this unique space. Mid-America Club on Halloween! We loved the orange and purple uplighting throughout the space. Thank you so much to Keri at Anthony Gowder Designs for letting us...

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Weekend Review: October 27 & 28th, 2017

Happy #FlashbackFriday! We hope you all had a great Halloween Week. To end the week of festivities, we are reflecting on last weekend's fabulous weddings that our team at EEL Chicago helped out with! Let's start it off with our absolute favorite of the weekend- this fun marble Vinyl Dance Floor Cover at the Thompson Chicago! A huge thank you to Erin and her team at Revel Decor for having us be a part of this...

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Weekend Review: October 22nd & 23rd

Before EEL Chicago sets out for another wedding weekend we wanted to share our favorites from October 22nd & 23rd! A twinkling fairy light backdrop and gold table draping with black accent fabric flowers for Amanda & Jose's wedding at Ashton Place in Willowbrook! Thank you to Nicki Mack for working with EEL on this beautiful wedding. "Let all that you do be done in love" Such a gorgeous tapestry at Hotel Arista...

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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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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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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...

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