It’s a new year and new trends emerge. We’re taking a look at the newest ones for wedding dresses! Bows! This year we’re seeing the wedding dress trend go towards statement bows. These huge pieces can be used on the back of trains, loops on straps or accents. You could also use the bows on […]
Venue Selection Flowchart. This year’s wedding venue trends are straying from the traditional banquet halls and opting for the more unique locations.
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It’s that time of year again and maybe you’re not the bride. If you’re a guest what do you wear to a winter wedding? We’ve got some great choices. For the thrifty, we love taking a neutral summer/spring dress that can be paired with pantyhose or leggings and add a great jacket. The winter wedding will […]
We gathered a few of the top winter wedding favors! These are sure to please your guests and bring the cozy comfort inside. Gingerbread Cookies. Who doesn’t love the smell of freshly baked cookies? Gingerbread cookies as wedding favors can bring back good memories of childhood treats and snowball fights. You can easily package these […]
You’ve spent a lot of money on your wedding, but how do you get the most out of the leftovers? We have some creative ways for you to feel like you haven’t wasted your time and money by recycling wedding items! Recycle your wedding dress. We know you’ve spent hours upon hours picking out just […]
Popular Wedding Ideas It’s getting to be near the end of the year, but we’re still hot on the trail of fun and popular wedding ideas. In 2018 we’ve seen a lot of technology free weddings or more simple settings. One of the 2018 trends we love is the foregoing the favors. You can imagine […]
Geometric Wedding Decor Ideas This wonderful infographic created by ProFlowers represents a modern trend that has graced many weddings in the Chicagoland area. Geometric decor is classy and versatile enough to use in your wedding decor. You can hang a few geometric pieces to accent your venue or include large geometric installments in different areas of […]
Kids At Your Wedding Reception Do you want kids at your wedding reception? Here are some questions to ask. Will my friends with kids be offended that their minis weren’t invited? Will tots steal the thunder from me and my partner? What about relatives, such as nieces and nephews—can I include just them? Do I have […]
You’ve got the groom, the dress and the bridal party, but is it that simple? We’re here with a big wedding planning checklist so you don’t forget anything. Most usual engagements are at least a year long. You may be in a spot where you only have a few months to plan or over a […]
It’s that time of year again – the autumn wedding! We’re taking a look at what attire to wear to this seasonal event. For the daytime autumn wedding, we like a cocktail type dress with darker tones. A daytime wedding usually isn’t as formal as an evening one, but you should still make an effort […]
This French Inspired Styled Shoot brought a magical shoot to life by using a vibrant palette of blush pinks, pure white and rich greenery. Also, subtle details like macaroons and croissants helped create sweet, delicate French vibe. The result was a French-European inspired feel that showcased the love between two people. A perfect reminder for couples […]
When it comes to the best wedding flowers there are quite a lot of choices for you! Which ones do you gravitate towards – roses, lilies, daisies, plumeria, dogwood or lilacs? This year, we are seeing a lot of orange and butter yellow shades. These flowers compliment both summer and fall weddings. You can use Peonies, […]
In today’s social media craze it’s hard to put that phone away, but you may consider it for your wedding. There are several ways even the best-intentioned friend can ruin the big day. They may forget to put their phone on silent (that includes no buzzing), obstructing the professional photographer’s view at the peril of taking […]
We discuss today the pros and cons of having a First Look on your wedding day! Most brides don’t let the groom see their dress until the wedding day. Some brides like to let their groom see them just before the ceremony for a great, intimate moment together before they walk down the aisle. The […]
Completing Your Event Timeline. As your wedding day approaches, put finishing touches on months of planning. The Event Timeline planning guide will help.
Last year we saw a lot of outdoor wedding venues, but this year it’s all about the Indoor Wedding Reception! This is a great option for those brides who want to tie the knot in a season where the weather may not cooperate. Summer can be blistering hot and humid, winter can get snowed out. […]
You’ve got the date, the bridesmaids and the reception hall all picked out, now comes the wedding dress! We are loving some 2018 wedding dress trends that really make you pop as you walk down the aisle. Statement veil. Your wedding dress might be the centerpiece but you can also jazz it up with an […]