Entries by Chicago Wedding Blog

Booking Wedding Vendors

Bakers, caterers, DJs, photographers, florists…planning the wedding of your dreams requires an entire army of vendors and trying to figure out where to begin can be a daunting task. Follow these five easy steps for stress-free vendor selection… Step One: Book your venue! Selecting a venue for the wedding ceremony and reception should be your […]

Getting Started

Congratulations! You’re engaged! Now, what are you are supposed to do? The wedding planning has officially begun, but deciding where to start can be overwhelming. Here are 7 big things to consider in order to get the wedding plans started… Choosing Your Wedding Date: How long of an engagement period do you want? What time […]

Pinterest: Pins of the Week

Vintage Tea Length Love.  We pinned several tea length dresses this week, and all we can say  is blame it on Chicago’s gorgeous spring weather!  We fell head over heels for the vintage inspired frock below, and we imagine we’re not the only ones.  With classic lines, a beautiful cut, and a few special details, […]

4 Unique Wedding Gift Ideas

You need wedding gift ideas for your bridal party, family, and fiancé, but you’re tired of the same-old-same-old engraved flask and make-up bags. Get ready to be tempted to go shopping after you read this. Prevent Cold Feet We love these adorable “In case you get cold feet” socks on Wanelo. This humorous gift is […]

Pinterest: Pins of the Week

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, this week we’re sharing our favorite “green” pins! Succulent Centerpiece.  We’re used to seeing centerpieces bursting with color from various floral elements, but we love the approach below which features a centerpiece composed of different succulents.  Mix in various varieties, shapes, and sizes, and you’ve got yourself a fabulously […]

Customer Feedback

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3 Unique Wedding Favor Ideas

Picking wedding favors seems so easy, but it is one of the hardest details to plan. You don’t want to waste money on a wedding favor that will just get thrown away after the reception, but you’d like something more creative than a candy bar with your name on it. Well, fear not. Here are […]

Personalized Wedding Vows

Not only is it incredibly romantic and meaningful to write your own wedding vows, they can add a personal touch to your big day and sprinkle the ceremony with laughs or poignancy. If you and your soon-to-be spouse are thinking about crafting your own wedding vows, follow these five easy steps: Step 1: Get Approval […]

Pinterest: Pins of the Week

Bridesmaid Boxes.  Choosing your attendants is an exciting and important task.  Selecting the people who will stand with you on your wedding day is a big deal.  While many brides ask as they share their engagement news with friends and family, we love the idea of planfully asking your bridesmaids the-oh-so-important question. “Will you be […]