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Best Chicago Wedding Venue: Indoor or Outdoor

Do you have a Chicago wedding to plan? Then it’s time to start hunting for a venue. One of the toughest decisions is whether to settle on an indoor or outdoor venue. Maybe we can help you figure that out!

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15 Best Outdoor Wedding Venues in Chicago

15 Best Outdoor Wedding Venues in Chicago

Drawing inspiration from scenic parks, a breathtaking skyline and stunning Lake Michigan, Chicago offers a multitude of inspired settings for outdoor wedding ceremonies and receptions. During the spring, summer and early fall months, outdoor space can serve as a blank canvas for couples planning their wedding. Explore these outdoor wedding venues that encompass all of the natural beauty Chicago has to offer.

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23 Awesome DIY Photo Booth Backdrop Ideas |

23 Awesome DIY Photo Booth Backdrop Ideas

The photo booth backdrop has become quite the fast-growing trend at weddings. These innovative displays are a fun and engaging activity for your guests at the event, but also a great way to incorporate a bit of creativity into your special day, beyond the limitations of store-bought options. Read more…

Best Chicago Wedding Venues for Summer and Fall

Chicago Weddings: The Best Wedding Venues for Late Summer and Fall

From sun-drenched afternoons to crisp, clear nights, Chicago is breathtaking in the late summer and fall months. The vibrant colors and rich textures of the scenery this time of year create a gorgeous backdrop for weddings. The Chicago area boasts an array of dynamic locations with outdoor access to highlight the lush landscape, as well as indoor space to transition into the later, cooler part of the night. Read more…

9 Best Hotels for Weddings In Chicago

9 Chicago Hotels You’d Be Crazy Not to Have Your Wedding At

A hotel wedding combines the convenience of guest accommodations with the luxury and grandeur of a full-service venue. In a city like Chicago, hotels offer a level of tasteful sophistication, breathtaking backdrops and a look into the city’s rich history. Read more…


How to Instagram Your Wedding: Supplement Your Wedding Photography

From helping to plan the event to preserving memories, social media has made quite the impact on weddings. Instagram, in particular, provides a platform to engage everyone involved in the celebration in a visual way. More and more modern weddings are incorporating the app to display picturesque elements and keep a photo journal of the entire experience. Read more…

Winter Wedding Inspiration

Winter Wedding Inspiration

Glistening branches, white accents, sparkles – there is more to a winter wedding than a holiday or winter wonderland theme. The cold weather sets the stage for natural rustic elements, warm, dim lighting and weddings that radiate charm and elegance.

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Chicago Bachelorette Party ideas

5 Fun Bachelorette Party Ideas in Chicago

Girls just wanna have fun! What defines one girl’s idea of fun, however, may be not the same for another. While some brides-to-be want to experience a rollicking night out on the town, others may prefer to kick up their heels and enjoy a more low-key affair. To ensure you and your best gal pals share an event to remember in Chicago, make sure you design a ladies’ night out with your bride-to-be’s style and preferences in mind. Read more…

25 Fun Photo Poses for Your Wedding Day

25 Fun Photo Poses for Your Wedding Day

Your wedding day provides the perfect opportunity to capture lasting memories that you can relive time and time again each time you open your wedding album or coffee table book. For those seeking fun, creative inspiration for their wedding photo session, look no further! Read more…


DIY Wedding Photo Booth Props [free downloads!]

So you’re planning the layout of your reception, and you want to make sure your guests have a pit stop past the bar and the dance floor. Your friends and family are there to celebrate and setting up a wedding photo booth can be a fun way to keep them engaged and keep the party flowing.

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