Chicago Weddings


Katherine & Dan’s Wedding at Drury Lane

Venue: Drury Lane | Photographer: Mike Staff Productions Katherine & Dan shared their magical evening at Drury Lane in Oak Brook and we are obsessing over these photos from Mike Staff Productions! Ivory fabric with an elegant champagne front layer and amber uplighting made for the perfect ceremony backdrop. Their reception backdrop twinkled with fairy lights and white …

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Eva & Dave’s Wedding at Venue Six10

Venue: Venue Six10 | Photographer: Rebecca Peplinski Photography & Design  Planner: Elizabeth at Hardey Designs | Floral: Anthony Gowder Designs “Jay and Valerie were, and are, absolutely unbelievable. I was a needy client that had custom perforated aluminum panels made (representations of my family business). EEL, without any hesitation, were more than willing to incorporate …

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Julie & Bryan’s Wedding at the Morton Arboretum Gingko Room

Venue: Morton Arboretum Hedge Garden & Gingko Room | Photographer: Maddie Blecha Photography | Florist: Avant Gardenia | Planner: Effortless Events Julie & Bryan said their vows outdoors at the beautiful Morton Arboretum Hedge Garden under an elegant white bridal canopy with added floral by Avant Gardenia. Inside the Gingko room, EEL provided room perimeter …

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Happy Wedding Wednesday!

Today we are reflecting on our amazing events of last weekend. Venue: Harold Washington Library | Catering: Blue Plate Catering | Planner: Liven It Up Events | Florist: Fleur Inc An ivory fabric reception backdrop with blush pink front swags and soft uplighting was perfect for this Spring wedding. Pin beam lighting accentuated Fleur‘s gorgeous table centerpieces. Blush pink …

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2018 N.I.C.E. Awards!

A Carnival On a Tuesday? Yes, please! On Tuesday, we attended the 17th Annual N.I.C.E. Awards with members of NACE (National Association for Catering and Events) & ILEA (International live Events Association). This event awards those in the industry for their accomplishments in event planning, catering, entertainment, creative and support services. The N.I.C.E. Awards were …

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Allison & John’s Wedding at Morgan Manufacturing

Oh, what a beautiful wedding.  Couple: Allison & John | Venue: Morgan Manufacturing  Planner: Julie B Events Photographer: Maypole Studios We love working at Morgan MFG – it is a gorgeous industrial canvas that allows for warm tones & lots of creativity in design. Allison looked stunning walking down the aisle. Ivory entrance draping was the …

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Alyssa & John’s Wedding at Hotel Arista

Happy Wedding Wednesday! Couple: Alyssa & John | Venue: Hotel Arista Photographer: Rebecca Marie Photography Paper Floral Wall: Lil Epic Design Floral Decor: The English Garden Flower Shop | Catering: Hotel Arista | DJ: DJ TJ A simple and elegant ivory backdrop behind Lil Epic Design‘s flower wall for Alyssa & John’s ceremony. Their reception room was transformed …

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Danielle & Josh’s Wedding at Morgan Manufacturing

Happy Flashback Friday Couple: Danielle & Josh | Venue: Morgan Manufacturing Photographer: Cassandra Photo | Planner: Plum & Ivy Events | Floral: Anthony Gowder Designs We had so much fun with Danielle & Josh’s Wedding. The day started with simplistic and elegant ivory entrance draping. The ceremony was decorated with an ivory drape wall and …

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Jenny & Ari’s Chicago Botanic Garden Wedding

We Are Daydreaming of Summer Weddings… Couple: Jenny & Ari | Venue: Botanic Garden | Photographer: Santiago Murillo Photography A guitar solo from the groom, such a great idea! The brick of the pavilion was illuminated with soft amber uplighting & cafe globe lighting glowed throughout the space to make for the perfect, romantic reception. …

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