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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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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 environment for the night. Gorgeous floral provided by Fluer...

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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! [video width="1280" height="720" m4v="https://eelchicago.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/IMG_4633.m4v"][/video] Such an awesome performance from the Covergirls Violin Show! Thank you to everyone...

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What a Lovely Wedding Weekend!

EEL Chicago's weekend was full of incredibly gorgeous weddings both indoors and out! The transformation of Bridgeport Art Center with a white sheer ceiling design and white fabric backdrop made for the perfect ceremony! We loved working with Nadine at Fragrant Design to create this dreamy wedding! Cafe globe lighting was also strung on the ceiling to illuminate this urban space. Bobak's Signature Events looked...

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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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Why is Lighting So Important?

A recent article by Aja Frost at the Knot titled "What Wedding Planners Spurge and Save On" listed wedding elements that couples should budget more for. Lighting was listed as a "splurge item" and we could not agree more! From the Knot's article: '“Lighting is one of the most critical details," says Lynn Easton, founder and creative director of Easton Events. “There's no reason to have gorgeous flowers or an amazing...

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Road Trip Round 2: Priztlaff Events Wisconsin

July was the month for travels at EEL Chicago! Our team helped to transform Pritzlaff Events for Kyle & Taz's gorgeous wedding! Take a look at their special night: This burgundy aisle runner looked so great with Kyle & Taz's floral wall and aisle arrangements. An ivory fabric backdrop with valences separated the space for the couple's ceremony. Such a unique sweetheart table! Ivory fabric covered the stage...

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EEL Chicago Road Trip!

On July 15th our team at EEL Chicago took a road trip for Ritika and Kulan's fabulous wedding! Their wedding was at the MGM Grand Detroit and it was absolutely gorgeous! A before shot of our team preparing to cover MGM's wood dance floor! Voila! A brilliant, seamless white vinyl dance floor with a golden personalized monogram for Ritika & Kulan. Congratulations you two, and thank you so much for letting us be a...

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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 Astoria! We loved working with Flavia at Allure Events Atelier for this...

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