Earthy Urban Elegance

A recent fall wedding took the Ashland Addison Event and Decor team to Bridgeport Art Center’s Skyline Loft. This raw space has amazing architectural details from timber beams to exposed brick and large windows that look north to the Chicago Skyline. When guests first arrived, tallboys and cafe tables greeted them in the cocktail area graced with unique round glass …

INSPIRATION : Dried Wheat

The harvest season is in full effect with gourds, acorns, and pumpkins filling up our home to create the perfect fall décor. For this seasons’ color boards we took dried wheat and created some great combinations that can be used for any home or wedding inspiration.

TREND REPORT: For the Love of Ombre!

The Ombré trend is not going anywhere anytime soon- if anything, it is growing in popularity. This trend is everywhere in hair, nails, fashion, home and now, wedding décor. Ombré comes from the French word “ombrer” meaning to shade. You can use this gradation of color in many different aspects of a wedding, from bridesmaids dresses to ceremony draping to …

Urban Classic Romance

Ravenswood Event Center is a great place to have any wedding vision come to life. It was a blank canvas to create the true vision of this wedding with the backdrop of exposed wood beams, large loft windows and brick walls. Petite mercury vases hung with satin ribbon to adorn the chairs at the ceremony and as a bonus were …

Eclectic Architectural Artifacts Wedding

We just received the photos from a lovely wedding we did a few months ago at Architectural Artifacts. Bright reds and yellow looks great against the bridesmaids black dresses. Billy balls and gerrondo daises with roses and red dahlias were featured in the bridesmaids bouquets. While the bride carried ranunculus and creamy garden rose blooms. Hanging candles accented the floral …

Jennifer & Jordan | Galleria Marchetti Wedding

On such a gloomy day in Chicago, it is nice to look back on a warm August wedding. George Street Photography captured some great photos on Jennifer and Jordan on their big day. The wedding party ran around the city snapping photos at some icon downtown locations like the Chicago Theater before heading over to their reception at Galleria Marchetti, …

Watkins/Bahraini – Real Wedding Downtown Chicago

Stacey and Nima tied the knot at the Westin on the beautiful magnificent mile in downtown Chicago. The bride carried a lovely bouquet of green cymbidium orchids and mango calla lilies accented with green hydrangea. Her bridesmaids carried gerrandos and orange roses, accented with green trick and hypericum berries. The couple said their I do’s and then headed out on …

Coral Charm Peonies at Cafe Brauer

Kate & Dan tied the knot last weekend, celebrating at one of our favorite Chicago venues, Cafe Brauer at the Lincoln Park Zoo. It was romantic perfection. Before the guests arrived, the Coral Charm Peonies took center stage. Have you ever seen anything so beautiful? Throughout the room the coral peonies were accented with Cafe Au Lait Dahlias, blush colored …