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Carlisle Wedding

Carlisle Banquets in Lombard looked gorgeous on Saturday June 24th. Glowing flower pedestals and an ivory aisle runner led to a very elegant ivory ceremony backdrop, bridal canopy, & ivory stage cover with moon steps. This bridal canopy surrounded the glowing chandelier at Carlisle Banquets. Centerpiece lighting illuminated the fabulous floral from Flowers by Stem We loved this head table set up with a white...

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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 Creative, music by Sam Rodriquez Music, and photographer Brittany...

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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 soft white lighting. Front lighting provided a warm illumination as Drew walked down her...

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Wedding Wednesday: 6/9-6/11 Weekend in Review

Happy #WeddingWednesday to our readers! EEL Chicago had a fantastic last weekend and we want to share it with you! These fairy lights and amber uplighting looked great at the Lacuna Artist Lofts. Hotel Arista's full ballroom ivory fabric draping was illuminated with blush pink uplighting. A hanging candle backdrop twinkled behind the head table. A beautiful white Chuppah was placed on the Esplanade Lake's white...

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Flashback Friday to Owen's Bar Mitzvah Dance Floor

We love a good #FlashbackFriday and this week is one of our favorites! On May 12th EEL Chicago transformed White Eagle Country Club's dance floor for Owen's Bar Mitzvah.  A traditional white vinyl dance floor personalized for Owen with a Michigan theme brought the room together for a night full of fun. Owen and DJ Marz, founder of Charizma Entertainment. Laura Meyer Photography did an amazing job capturing the...

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Hotel Arista Wedding | May 13, 2017

On May 13th, 2017 EEL Chicago set off to transform Hotel Arista's ballroom for Amy & Jim's Wedding. Laura Meyer Photography did an incredible job capturing this night. An ivory fabric backdrop behind Amy & Jim's head table was illuminated with amber uplighting & twinkling hanging candles. Amy & Jim enjoyed their first dance under an ivory ceiling canopy with a hanging crystal chandelier...

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Wedding Wednesday at Morton Arboretum in Lisle

EEL Chicago had the pleasure of attending another wonderful Wedding Wednesday networking event hosted at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle. Every month professionals in the wedding industry gather to collaborate and socialize at different venues in the Chicago Suburbs. These events are organized by the amazing Kelly Reif, The Drake Oakbrook, & Being Joy Photography. Wedding Wednesday was hosted in the Fragrance Garden...

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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 & Azuka for letting us be a part of their wedding day Anthony...

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Highlight of The Week: Crystal Chandeliers

EEL Chicago is celebrating #WeddingWednesday with a highlight of one of our favorite lighting components, hanging crystal chandeliers. We have three sizes available for our chandeliers. Our chandeliers start at 26" in diameter, and can be hung indoor and outdoors. Medium sized chandeliers are 30" in diameter featured here at Hotel Arista on April 9th, 2017. Our largest crystal chandeliers are 36" inches...

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Cut Loose for Lincoln

On March 4th, DJ Jay Sims & EEL Chicago set out for a fundraising event in honor of Abraham Lincoln Elementary School. This event was held at Gallery 1028 in Chicago where EEL Chicago installed cafe globe lighting to illuminate the space. Here we have DJ Jay with Cathy, one of the parents, who chaired this gala for Lincoln Elementary! Lots of great 80s music, dancing and money raised! A huge thank you...

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