We cannot believe our 2014 Year in Review Blog Series is coming to an end! We’ve had fun recapping some our favorite lighting and décor designs with you to highlight what a wonderful year we had at Elegant Event Lighting Chicago!
For our final post, we are sharing some of the amazing room transformations that we had the opportunity to create for our couples this year!
Brittany Mangano & Michael Apa Wedding
We absolutely loved getting to know Brittany & Michael while working with them to turn their lighting and décor dreams into a reality for their Wedding on Saturday, July 26th, 2014 at Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace, IL!
The EEL Chicago Team adorned each side of the aisle with white sheer fabric for the couple’s Ceremony at St. Issac Jogues Catholic Church in Hinsdale, IL. We love the elegant touch that the draping added to the ceremony décor!
Brittany & Michael’s room transformation began with a beautiful, pleated fabric drape wall that ran along the room’s air wall divider and was illuminated with warm amber uplighting.
The Elegant Event Lighting Team enhanced Brittany & Michael’s gorgeous floral centerpieces with pin beam lighting and illuminated the perimeter of the ballroom with warm amber uplighting.
Our Signature Fairy Light Backdrop adorned the wall behind the couple’s bridal party head table and added a soft, romantic ambiance to the ballroom.
EEL Chicago also covered Drury Lane’s existing wood dance floor with a seamless, high-gloss vinyl ivory cover and overlaid Brittany & Michael’s custom monogram in the center.
To make the vinyl cover and monogram pop, the dance floor was softly downlit.
Samantha Martirano & Nick Giacobbe Wedding
Sam & Nick worked with our designers to bring their lighting and décor ideas to life for their Wedding Reception on Friday, August 22nd, 2014 at Venuti’s in Addison, IL!
Elegant Event Lighting designed the white sheer wall draping embedded with fairy twinkle lights that divided the Venezia and Volare Ballrooms.
Sam & Nick’s guests entered into the reception through two drape entrances that were trimmed with turquoise blue fabric.
As guests made their way into the Verona Ballroom after Cocktail Hour, they were greeted with our signature Crystal Curtain Backdrop behind the bridal party head table that was illuminated with crisp, white uplighting to make the crystals glisten!
EEL Chicago designed the beautiful ceiling canopy embedded with fairy twinkle lights that stretched across the entire Verona Ballroom.
The couple shared their first dance on a brilliant, white seamless dance floor! To put the finishing touch on their room transformation, the EEL Team overlaid Sam & Nick’s custom monogram in the center of the dance floor.
Kathryn Kazecki & Eric Roberson Wedding
Kathryn & Eric hosted their beautiful Wedding Reception on Saturday, July 12th, 2014 at Elements Conference & Banquet Center in Orland Park, IL!
Kathryn & Eric’s family and friends were welcomed into the Grand Ballroom with a dramatic white sheer fabric starburst ceiling canopy which radiated from the center of the room.
The entire perimeter of the Grand Ballroom was draped with decorative pleated white fabric that ran from floor to ceiling. The entire length of the drape was bathed in turquoise blue uplighting.
To bring focus and attention to the head table, the EEL Chicago Team created a more ornate draping design behind the head table that incorporated gorgeous swags and valences.
Elegant Event Lighting covered Element’s existing wood dance floor with a brilliant white vinyl cover and overlaid Kathryn & Eric’s custom monogram in the center. To make the high gloss floor and monogram pop, we softly lit the dance floor with a color wash to complete the couple’s room transformation!
Tish Corbine & Aqui Rodriguez Wedding
Tish & Aqui worked with our designers to personalize the loft space at Chicago Urban Art Society for their Wedding Reception on Saturday, October 4th, 2014!
Elegant Event Lighting began the room transformation of Chicago Urban Art Society with a sheer white fabric draping design. Gorgeous fabric swags stretched from the sides and ceiling to the room’s four center columns.
Our team also designed simple, elegant fabric draping that adorned the room’s window wall.
Warm amber uplighting illuminated the draping elements and perimeter of the room. We love how the uplighting created the perfect romantic ambiance and put the finishing touch on Tish & Aqui’s custom lighting and décor design.
Angie Moloney & Andrew Weckerly Wedding
Angie & Andrew hosted their Star Wars themed Wedding Reception on Saturday, August 16th, 2014 at The Morton Arboretum in Lisle, IL!
Angie & Andrew’s guests entered the reception through a pleated black fabric drape entrance.
The room transformation into a galaxy far, far away began with black star drop wall draping around the perimeter of the Gingko Room.
Brilliant white lights throughout the draping created the stars for the galaxy. We love how this décor element created the perfect ambiance for the reception.
Our team also used pin spot lighting to highlight the wedding cake and the groom’s cake!
How amazing in the Ewok Groom’s Cake?
To put the finishing touch on Angie & Andrew’s lighting and décor design, the EEL Team shined the couple’s custom Death Star monogram on the dance floor!
Which room transformation is your favorite? Tell us in the comments below!