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Rachel & Teddy's Wedding at Hotel Arista
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Rachel & Teddy's Wedding at Hotel Arista

Venue: Hotel Arista | Planner: Katie Jones | Floral: Floral Events  Videographer: R.E.M. Video & Photography | Photographer: Jason Kacorowski New England Patriots player, Ted Karras, married the love of his life, Rachel, on February 17, 2018 at Hotel Arista in Naperville. Their wedding was stunning from their ceremony to their dancing-filled reception. Our team loved setting up their romantic fairy light backdrop,...

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Katherine & Dan's Wedding at Drury Lane
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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 sheer. EEL Chicago loved being a part of this...

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Danielle & Josh's Wedding at Morgan Manufacturing
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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 amber uplighting. The reception transformation was absolutely...

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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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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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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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Wedding Wednesday Weekend Review

Happy #WeddingWednesday! Take a look at EEL Chicago's last wedding weekend in this week's blog: Thank you Arrowhead Golf Club for this photo of Justine & John's gorgeous wedding ceremony! This combination of white paper lanterns with single-bulb cafe lights suspended at different lengths was such a fun look for Arrowhead's ceiling! We loved the room transformation for Aline & Nick's wedding at Spiaggia! An...

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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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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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