Happy New Year! For 2023, we’ve noticed one trend going very strong: a scaled-back wedding. For some couples bigger is better, but it’s becoming increasingly popular to take some of the hubbub out of the wedding day. Having a scaled-back wedding means different things to different couples, so we’ve taken note to give you an overview of scaled-back wedding ideas. Here are some of the best scaled-back wedding ideas for couples ready to start planning a simpler wedding!
Music By Design is pleased to announce they have been selected as a 2023 winner in The Knot Best of Weddings, a special section featured on The Knot. The Knot is the number-one wedding destination, most trusted by brides.
Music By Design was announced as a winner of the 2023 WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards®, an accolade representing the top wedding professionals across the board in quality, service, responsiveness and professionalism reviewed by couples on WeddingWire, a trusted wedding vendor marketplace.
Congratulations on being asked to be a groomsman! It is an honor that shows how much you mean to the engaged couple. Because you mean a lot to them, you’ll want to show up as your best as their groomsman. To help you do that, here is a guy’s guide to being a groomsman.
Your wedding planning is off to a good start, so now it is time to create your wedding registry and fill it with your must-haves! We have all purchased gifts for friends from their registries, but creating our own can be a bit overwhelming. How many plates do I need? Is China really necessary? While each couple’s style and priorities are different, there are a few must-haves we recommend you put on your wedding registry. Here’s some help to get your registry started with the most important items.
During the time of the pandemic, couples made the best of smaller weddings out of necessity. Then, extravagant weddings filled with entertainment, experiences, and desserts galore came next. While both of those weddings can be equally meaningful and special, we propose another option: simplicity. Here are the main areas of wedding planning you can simplify to keep your wedding planning stress-free.
If you walk into just about any store looking for wedding décor you will likely find an array of lights. While most venues have typical ceiling lights, adding unique lights to your wedding décor creates a warm and even artistic atmosphere. From candles to string lights, there are so many options to choose from. To make designing your wedding décor easier we narrowed down the best lights to use as wedding décor.
Every wedding year has a popular wedding color. Once you know three couples with the same wedding colors you may find it difficult to have the on-trend colors, but still have your wedding stand out. One great way to solve this common color mishap is by having unique wedding flowers. You can stand out if you choose a popular wedding color. Here is some wedding flower inspiration to stand out with a popular wedding color.
You’ve found your wedding dress, so the next step on the agenda is to choose your bridesmaid dresses! The color, fabric, style, & neckline options are so endless it may be difficult to choose an option that is both now and timeless. Bridesmaids, rejoice, we’ve narrowed down the bridesmaid dress trends you’ll actually want to wear again for years!
The old adage, don’t wear black to a wedding, is out and black wedding attire is in! There are, however, some things to keep in mind to wear black to a wedding in good taste. We will help you be on trend, and sort through the etiquette of how to wear black to a wedding.
The last few years, experiences have become more popular than tangible things. Experiences are fun activities you participate in within a specific event. They create memories far after your guests lose your wedding programs. While your wedding is a once in a lifetime event in and of itself, you can make it packed full of memorable fun by adding wedding experiences to your day.
Kids add so much hilarity to weddings, however, you want to be sure to keep them busy during the right times. It is important to keep in mind the length of your ceremony so the kids do not run out of things to keep them occupied. Although the focus usually goes on keeping the adults happy, open bar, and a good DJ, anyone? your younger guests deserve the same amount of consideration. Whether they are in the bridal party or simply esteemed guests everyone will be happier with these fun ideas for keeping kids busy at a wedding.
While everyone else was distracted by the slap heard round the world, we at Chicago Wedding Blog saw some gorgeous 2022 Oscars style bridal inspiration. If you are a bride planning your upcoming wedding, there are many Oscars style elements you can incorporate into your bridal gown. From gorgeous beading, to minimalist fabric details, 2022 Oscar style has your name all over it! Here is some inspiration to keep your eye out for as you shop for your 2022/2023 bridal gown!
There are more styles for brides & bridesmaids to wear on wedding days than ever before. However, this does pose some logistical challenges. Brides and bridesmaids have to coordinate necklines and skirts with figure, undergarments, dress lengths, and shoes. It is important to keep a few details in mind as you plan your bridal party’s wedding attire. Here is what you need to know, brides and bridesmaids, about what to wear to look and feel your best.
Chicago may be known as the Second City, but it’s first in our hearts. There are so many characteristics that make Chicago such a great city. Because of this, what better wedding theme than a quintessential Chicago wedding? Here are all the things you need to include in a Chicago wedding theme.
It’s a new year, which means it’s just about nearing the end of engagement season! This means, wedding planning season will be in full swing soon! As you get shopping for your wedding dress, it’s important you know what the 2022/2023 wedding dress trends are. Here are the 2022/2023 Wedding Dress Trends you are sure to see and love.
Music By Design is pleased to announce they have been selected as a 2022 winner in The Knot Best of Weddings, a special section featured on The Knot. The Knot is the number-one wedding destination, most trusted by brides.
Music By Design was announced a winner of the 2022 WeddingWire
Couples’ Choice Awards®, an accolade representing the top wedding professionals across the board in quality,
service, responsiveness, and professionalism reviewed by couples on WeddingWire.
Chicago Area Highest Rated Most Reviewed Wedding DJ. Music By Design was announced a winner of the WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards® for fourteen consecutive years. an accolade representing the top wedding professionals across the board in quality, service, responsiveness, and professionalism reviewed by couples on WeddingWire.
Whether it is friends’ stories or TV shows, everyone has their own theory on how to know if your wedding dress is ‘the one.’ From the internet to boutiques there are more wedding dress retailers than ever. Choosing a dress can become difficult because brides can see so many beautiful dresses. While every person is different, there are common signs to look out for. We can help you figure out if your wedding dress is ‘the one’ with these tips.