Tropical Paradise

Café Brauer is a perfect location to transform your wedding into your tropical paradise. Situated in Lincoln Park Zoo it can only inspire a wedding to go wild! Ashland Addison Event and décor took tropical to a new level. The bouquets had a fresh picked feel using peonies, café au lait dahlias, blush astilbe and maiden hair ferns with veronica …

Organically Romantic Beach Photo Shoot

Soft sand, an unforeseen thundercloud and a cool lake breeze helped create this idyllic setting for a recent wedding photo shoot. For this shoot we wanted an untailored look that incorporated a soft color palette of pink, peach, ivory and mint. Organic elements were used such as wood boxes and bleached Manzanita branches to help capture the beachside setting. The …

Melissa & Ellis by Pen|Carlson

Ashland Addison Florist was proud to be part of another beautiful Cafe Brauer wedding. One of our favorite spots in Chicago for weddings. The bride wanted a little baby yellow spray rose tucked into her bouquet to remember her mother, who’s favorite flower was a yellow rose. White roses accent the pave of bright white hydrangea for half the tables …

Elizabeth & Jeff by Gerber|Scarpelli

Lovely summer time fete at Galleria Marchetti, a venue in the city that gives you the feeling of being outside the city. Lots of candle light made this tented reception so romantic. Green and white hydrangea accented with light pink garden roses and, white and peach roses made it totally drool-worthy. August | 2012

The Romantic Era at The Chicago History Museum

When Jane & Ross shared their plans with us, you could hear the romanticism in the vision- The Chicago History Museum, draping garden style floral accents, baby’s breath clouds, peonies, dahlias, seeded eucalyptus. This was an unforgettable creation. Here you see key team members Amy & Jake setting up the draping floral and greens on the backs of chairs – …

Romance at Union League Club

A sneak peak at a stunning, romantic wedding this past weekend at the Union League Club. Kathryn & John tied the knot on a much-awaited beautiful Spring day in Chicago at the historic Old St. Pat’s Church where Kathryn accented her look by carrying a combination of green & white hydrangea, green hypericum berries, white lisianthus and ranunculus. This design …

Southern Style Romantic Wedding, A Designer’s Challenge

For the Chicagostyle Weddings Magazine spread, Amy and Lauren were paired with Denise at Windermere Elegant Weddings. Denise came up with the idea of “Southern Style Romance” and gave the ladies, the freedom to let our creativity flow, said Amy. The main color scheme was based both around the deep blue velvet couch from AFR, and the Pantone color of …

Cosmos & Orchids

We were invited to be apart of one of our favorite events of the year – a celebration with our friends at AFR – showcasing their 40 years in business. Ramsey, Amy & Lauren swooned when AFR shared with them that their featured decade would be the 2000s. Who better to inspired the crew, but the style of everyone’s favorite, …

Floral Wall at Cafe Brauer

This is a floral wall that our team designed with South American white hydrangea, vendela roses, mondial roses and gypsophila. The wall stood as the back drop for Carly & Jim to say their vows at Cafe Brauer on the last day of July. We loved working on this project and bringing this vision to life. Here is our team …

Rustic Theme at the Ravenswood Art Center

As guests arrived at the Ravenswood Art Center, they walked through a hallway of trio votives and statuesque, rustic inspired arrangements of, white roses, silver brazilia, blush pink roses, white hydrangea, white stock flower, seeded eucalyptus and willow, which had flanked the center of the church ceremony earlier that day. Our wedding designer Amy and her team executed the bride …