Entries by Chicago Wedding Blog

Fun Reception, Guaranteed

Sure, you want a wedding that’s breathtaking and memorable, but don’t you also want it to be a fun party? Ensure a fun-filled night at your wedding reception, for both you and your guests, by following one (or all) of these tips: Change into something more comfortable with a reception-specific gown that’s comfy and chic. […]

Kid-Pleasing Weddings

If you’re planning to include pint-sized guests at your wedding reception, it doesn’t have to be stressful. Follow these easy tips to keep kids (and their parents) happy the whole night through: Seat them: Carefully consider families with children when creating your reception seating chart. Older kids might enjoy a special table strictly for them, […]

Resolutions to Common Wedding Woes

Planning a wedding can be the most magical time in your life, but it can also create the greatest conflicts. It’s common to face disagreements and disappointments during the process. Here are a few helpful resolutions for some of the most common wedding arguments: Problem: He doesn’t care about the wedding details. Resolution: Task your […]

Pinterest: Pins of the Week

Ombre  This trend has been all the rage on the runways, and we’re loving that it’s making its way into wedding world.  There are lots of possibilities for incorporating ombre (i.e. bridesmaids’ dresses, floral, table linens), but this cake has to be one of our favorites!  If you’re not big on the hearts, you could […]

5 Unique Wedding Guests Books

Traditional wedding guest books get stuck in the attic and never looked at. Have some fun with this wedding tradition and create “guest books” that serve a purpose after the wedding. Here are a few ideas to get you started. A Photo Guestbook If you have booked a photo booth for your reception, a photo […]

Using Etsy for Your Big Day

Etsy offers an invaluable resource to blushing brides hoping to add creative and unique touches to their wedding celebration without spending countless hours on DIY projects. In case you haven’t heard of it, Etsy is an online marketplace for artists, jewelers, designers, photographers, and other creative geniuses selling original, one-of-a-kind, homemade, or vintage gifts and […]

Premarital Counseling: Is it for You?

Counseling often has a negative stigma attached to it prompting some couples to shy away from premarital counseling, but how do you know if it’s right for you? Attending premarital counseling seems like it is an admission of relationship issues, but in reality, it can help perfectly happy couples build even stronger marriages. With high […]