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Chicago Botanic Garden Wedding, Lindsay and Chaz [Chicago photographer, wedding planning]-

Lindsay has got to be one of the most laid back brides I’ve ever met. She’s also kind and drop dead gorgeous. And she kept those Jimmy Choos on the entire night, now that’s dedication ūüėČ
 Lindsay got ready at her parents home.  The house is so beautiful, it looks like it belongs in a magazine.
Dress –¬†Monique Lhuillier¬†Amaranth¬†¬†from¬†Ultimate Bride.

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I was totally obsessed with this dress, the ¬†lace detail is to die for. I’m noticing a non strapless trend lately ūüôāChicago Botanic Gardens, Wedding Planning north shore Chicago Glencoe Jimmy Choo bridal shoes, Monique Lhuillier Amaranth lace wedding dress, wilmette wedding photographer (2)

  Make up by Dori Mae, who always does an amazing job and never makes me late. Hair by Lauren Logan.
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¬†¬†Shoes –¬†Jimmy Choo
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  You know I died  from happiness when I saw this chair in the living room. Everything  in this house was a work of art.
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Meanwhile Carolyn was hanging with the boys.
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Ceremony, reception, photos and first look all took place at the beautiful Chicago Botanic Gardens in Glencoe Illinois. One of the best reasons to do a first look is that you get to do all the photos ahead of time, so after the ceremony you can join your guests at cocktail hour instead of rushing to do photos.
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  So sweet, the girls sneaking a peek at the first look.
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¬†Flowers –¬†Rachel O Flowers, they were simply amazing.
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 Good thing Lindsay had the little shrug since it was 40 degrees!! What a trooper, she braved the weather without it in most of the photos. But when you have a dress like that it needs to be seen.
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 Love!
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¬†¬†Tux –¬†Ralph Lauren¬†from¬†Ralph Lauren
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¬†Yes, I know I can’t¬†believe¬†how gorgeous they are either.
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¬†Please note Chaz’s pocket square ūüėČ
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My view…
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Carolyn’s view…
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¬†¬†Favorite!! Well one of them anyway ūüėČ
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  Ceremony time!
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¬†¬†Best ‘aisle’ view ever!!
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 The Bridesmaids reactions are priceless!
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 Congratulations!!!
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¬†¬†I ¬†only had 3 minutes to do the detail shots. Don’t¬†believe¬†me? Ask Lauren, the most amazing wedding planner (Lauren Kneupfer from LK Events) Thank you for all your help Lauren ūüôā
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 First dance.
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   Gentleman of Leisure were fantastic!
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 A couple of romantic night time photos.
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Another favorite, LOVE!
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¬†I was walking backwards just¬†snapping¬†away, a few seconds after taking this photo I landed butt first in a ¬†giant flower pot. The happy couple tried to warn me, but I thought they were waving and yelling to the guests behind me. Totally worth it ūüėČ
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  Rings by  La Ron Jewlers on S. Wabash
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¬†From the bride…
‘Dress – Monique Lhuillier Amaranth¬†¬†from Ultimate Bride
Shoes РJimmy Choo Рi mean shit, I could barely walk in them but beauty is pain or whatever that saying is!
Planner – Lauren Kneupfer from LK Events (who is amazeballs!)
Flowers – Rachel O Flowers (Rachel Omundson — she is an independent florist, does such beautiful work that brought tears to my eyes and literally was able to take my scatter brained ideas/visions and bring them to life)
Band – Gentleman of Leisure (WOWZA they can party and know how to get everyone else to party! Whoop whoop!!! they even managed to get the wallflowers up and dancing)
Venue- Chicago Botanic Garden (my favorite place on earth, best backdrop!)
Photographer – Hilda Burke – seriously amazing! Made me and my bridal party feel like movie stars.¬† I would almost go as far to say that you made Chas feel comfortable in front of the camera which is near impossible.¬† Coming from the guy who didn’t want to have ANY photos taken! Now he can’t WAIT to see the end results ūüôā
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¬†Favorite wedding related purchase would have to be my dress.¬† Even before we were engaged I knew the style dress I wanted, which is interesting because I am not (or at least I didn’t think I was) the type of girl who dreamt about and envisioned my wedding.¬† I knew that I wanted an open back, lace gown that was NOT strapless! When we got engaged, I saw that Monique made a dress with just that and even had a bit of flare with the leg slit up the front. That uniqueness made the dress! I stalked it down in Chicago and found it at Ultimate Bride. I set the appointment for early fall 2011 in anticipation of a “beach wedding” that following June.¬† I had also set up another dress trial at a nearby store just to have something to compare, but knew all along that it didn’t matter, I NEEDED that dress! Obviously, the dress worked. I cried like a baby! I didn’t end up buying the dress until a couple of months later after we had a change in wedding plans to get married at the Garden.¬† I think the whole outfit was completed by my spontaneous head piece, birdcage/fascinator that was created on the spot during a trial fitting.¬† The seamstress thought I was crazy when I said, “PERFECT! This will do!” I think she was expecting me to lay out all these details of what I wanted, but the second she threw some netting on my head and had it propped over one of my eyes I thought this is so me, impromptu and impulsive! love love love!
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¬†Favorite Wedding memory would have to be the ceremony.¬† I am secret lover of romance and I think that our ceremony was so romantic. That may be me being bias.¬† I loved the dramatic walk with the trees flanking and the candles lining the rows.¬† Having the ceremony at dusk was the icing on the cake.¬† Well…the real icing was having the temps in the mid 40s. WOWZA! Talk about shocker! Although, it did give me an impromptu wedding accessory — this amazing little fur shrug (or whatever they’re called). LOVED IT! Felt like old classic¬†Hollywood¬†glam.
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¬†I can honestly say there is nothing I wish we would have done differently.¬† Just typing this email to you reminds me of what a special, magical, and¬†truly¬†happy night that was for us and how I wish I could live it over and over day after day.¬† I can’t even imagine what I’m going to feel when I actually see the photos.¬† Omg I’m getting butterflies just writing! Truthfully, it’s been one of those “out of sight, out of mind” experiences.¬† I haven’t see too many photos because all my friends were in the wedding and didn’t take pics, so I haven’t seen many.¬† Also, now that the wedding is over and we’re onto our daily lives, we don’t talk about it that often. ¬†Knowing¬†we will be seeing our pictures makes me so excited because we can relive the night and maybe actually¬†be able¬†to remember parts of it!¬† I never believed anyone when they said their night was a blur, but they swear they weren’t drunk.¬† Now I can appreciate that, I swear the whole day/night is a blur and very distant memory!
 
OK, sorry for the ramble!
I AM SO SO SO EXCITED!’
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I love comments please¬†leave¬†them below…more photos on¬†Facebook.




Photo of the week, Old man in Transylvania-

Going though some photos I haven’t posted from my European travels. I said hello to this¬†man¬†as I was leaving a friend’s house. His face just captured me, he agreed to let me take his photo as long as I promised to send him a copy (I did). You can see his¬†rough¬†life etched on his face…he’s poor, his wife is dying of cancer and he cried as he told me his life story in 5 minutes. My heart broke for him, I gave him a few dollars as I left wishing I could do more.

PS. Taken with my Lumix point and shoot.

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Kathy and Shane, Villa Olivia Bartlett, IL Wedding [Schaumburg City Hall, Cadillac Ranch Bartlett]-

I met Kathy though one of my¬†former¬†Brides whose¬†wedding I shot my first year in¬†bushiness! ¬†I didn’t actually meet Shane till the first look, but he’s such a sweet easygoing guy it was smooth sailing all day despite the chilly weather.

 Everyone got ready at the Hyatt Place Hoffman Estates.

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¬†Kathy you’re beautiful.

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¬†Fist look, so happy ūüôā

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¬†These ladies were smart! Heels don’t¬†really¬†hold¬†up on wet grass.

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Our first photo stop was  Schaumburg City Hall.

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 Cute!

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 Love her laugh!

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¬†Handsome groom, got his tux from the¬†Men’s Wearhouse.

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I love a Bride with a fun personality!

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So sweet.

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Next stop for photos  Cadillac Ranch Bartlett. 

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This bar reminded me of an old time tavern.

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Yeah, we had the place to ourselves…my couples are awesome like that.

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 Both the ceremony and the reception took place at Villa Olivia  Bartlett, IL 

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Their grounds are beautiful! Love the next four photos, a lot!

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Ceremony time.

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First dances.

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This boy tore up the dance floor.

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¬†From Kathy…
‘- David’s Bridal for dress & shoes (I did not spend a lot of money on my dress and was¬†extremely¬†happy with it. The dress was not one of the items I put on high cost list).
 
– Men’s¬†Warehouse for Tux’s¬†(It worked out perfect because¬†the Groomsmen¬†got fitted in FL but picked them up in IL where the wedding was)
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– Villa Olivia¬†was an all inclusive (ceremony, reception, dinner, drinks & cake) which made it convenient and affordable. It was terrific. The only thing that I did not like was the lighting in the room once the dancing started, it’s a little dark.
 
Flowers were another thing I did not have marked as a high ticket item as it was not that big of a deal for me.¬†My flowers were not real, I purchased all the supplies at Michaels (using those 40% off coupons and waiting until they were on sale for 50% off). My Matron of Honor’s sister in law put them together and they looked amazing. I was so happy!

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 You of course were the photographer and so far we are very pleased, I did set aside a higher budget for the pics because everything goes so fast that is a way to keep our memories.
 
 I made my centerpieces and loved it! It was very inexpensive and I got to spend time with Shane & my friends being creative. It really was an amazing day. But my favorite part was the first dance with husband and the first dance with my Dad. Those two men are the most special part of my life and it was surreal.
 
The day and night goes so quickly I wish I would have took 10 minutes alone with my husband and I would have tried to get to more tables to chat with people if possible.

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Advice for Brides-to-be… Try to slow down and take it all in. Do not stress because things will go wrong but remember it’s not about the wedding day but about the man you chose to spend your life with. Try to keep the guest list as small as you can, the more people the quicker it goes. Make sure you enjoy ¬†your day (mine was amazing), remember your guests are there because they love you and the day is about you and your husband.¬†Make you sure you include your husband to be in the process of planning and decision making and do not second guess yourselves, your gut is rarely wrong.’

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One of my favorite photos, ^ this one…so ‘cheeky’ I love it ūüôā

Please leave a comment below or on Facebook, thank you.





Beautiful Roxana…photo of the week [Chicago head shots, model portfolio, senior photos, headshots, portrait photography]-

Yes, I know she’s so stunning. Just¬†remember¬†who discovered you Roxana when you’re rich and famous ūüėČ

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Chicago wedding at Uncommon Ground (The greenest restaurant in the World), Luis and Dan –

 

I was so exited when Dan and Luis booked me…I knew it was going to be a great wedding right from the first meeting. It was based to two things…Love and fun, how perfect! They told me about their baby “Ozzie” you can see here how cute he is. He’s a nice dog, but camera shy. I was lucky to get a few with him looking at the camera.

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There was a theme to the wedding, and it was pork/bacon/pig…and boy was it yummy!

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Flowers by LML Estate Management.

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I love this photo so much.

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Look how handsome they are! Suits by  J Crew.

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Here’s the entire wedding party. They gave me zero problems ūüôā

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I wish I had a back yard like this.

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Bacon & Eggs socks!

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One of my favorites.

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 Ozzie is licking his chops for my camera, he wanted that Nikon bad!

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 The ceremony/reception was blocks from their house so we walked there.

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  Uncommon Ground on Devon is a unique restaurant. They were just named the greenest restaurant in the World (!!!) by Huffington Post. Displayed on the walls were photos of their friends photographed by Luis.

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¬†Luis is a very talented photographer…of¬†course¬†featured¬†is the king of the house, Ozzie.

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 Hanging out on the roof top waiting for the ceremony to start.

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 Drool, they have the best food!! And a big thank you to the staff for being so nice.

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¬†The best ceremony ever, well done Anita¬†Vaughan.¬†The minute they stepped up to the ceremony there were tears. It really was one of the most touching wedding ceremonies I’ve ever had the pleasure of photographing. It was so real, so from the heart, I’m pretty sure I got teary eyed, I’m certain Carolyn cried.

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 There were also many laughs, so so many laughs!

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¬†Dave’s Rocks in Evanston.

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 Went back to the rooftop after the ceremony, this was such a sweet moment between the grooms, enjoying a moment alone. One of my favorites.

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¬†And then some weirdo photographer asked them to stand on chairs ūüėČ

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 They went along with my crazy ideas, love them!

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 Of course they had a pig cake!

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¬†Had to show this lady because I’m sure this is going to be me in a few decades, dressed in red and black from head to toe…she looked so great!

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 First dance.

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   The Breakfast Club was so much fun!!!

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¬†The maid of honor and best man were sitting next to each other, and I said ‘can you guys do something fun that might¬†surprise¬†Luis & Dan’ ¬†and they did this ūüėČ

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¬†Back to the party…and if you though sitting on the sidelines you were safe from the lead singer, you’d be wrong.

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¬†Carolyn getting her party on with Dan, I’ve never seen her have this much fun.¬†PS. Yes, I have two assistants, one is named Carol and the dancing photographer below is Carolyn. They’re both awesome.

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¬†Time for a fun random artistic photo, here you go ūüėČ

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 LOVE!!!! Favorite!! Yeah, it was a full moon that night.

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¬†From Dan….

‘Venue – Uncommon Ground on Devon– cocktail party/ceremony/reception
Flowers – friends of the grooms – Mark Losher/Karen Smitley LML Estate Management Ft Wayne, IN
Cocktail Party Musician – Gareth Woods
Band- The Breakfast Club
Cake – West Town Baker
Suits – J Crew

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Luis took the photographs of our friends, loosely based on some iconic photos and those were used for decorations in the main dining room.

Luis also put together the video montage before we walked into the ceremony.

My favorite purchase was digging through box’s of stones and individually picking out the rose quartz for the rock ceremony. Dave’s Rocks in Evanston.

The day was filled with so many amazing memories. My breath was actually knocked out of me when the doors were opened for Luis and I and I saw all of our family and friends standing there. You could feel the love pouring out of that room like a tidal wave.

Then of course, the moment that we actually locked eyes and started to cry. For me it was a moment that I always dreamed of , but as a gay man never imagined it would come true.

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Anita put together one of the most heart felt, loving ceremonies that I still tear up when I think about the words. It was filled with laughter, tears, and memories.

Our goal was to make the wedding a container built on our love of each other, our family and friends, and of course food! We were light on tradition but heavy on the things that mattered to us and our relationship.

I am not sure if they were being kind, but we still have guests reaching out and letting us know it was one of the most beautiful, loving experiences that they had ever been a part of.

There were only a few glitches that only Luis and I noticed so therefor not worth mentioning, just remember the day is about your love for each other.

Things will go wrong, it is inevitable. Let it go and try and bask in the love you have surrounded yourself in.

Oh, and on a final note, make sure you get a kick ass photographer. Hilda, you and Carolyn were incredible. Thank you for capturing the best day of our lives in such an amazing way.

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Hilton Rosemont O’Hare Chicago wedding, Kristen and Jerry –

Photographing Kristen and Jerry was like a dream…they are good looking, photogenic and willing to anything for a great photo op. What else could I possibly ask for? How about a Bridal party so fun that it made my head spin…yeah, can’t post a lot of the photos, but I’d just like to say a huge thank you to them for the most¬†memorable¬†party bus experience of my entire career ūüėČ

Enjoy the photos, I sure enjoyed thanking them.

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 Kristen and the girls got dressed at  theWit Hotel in Chicago.

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Yeah, this is what I had to work with all day, rough gig right ūüėČ

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Hair by¬†Mylissa’s Little Gallery.¬†Make up by Catriona¬†(312) 799-9814 ¬†Hair piece from etsy….¬†Bee Bee Baubles.¬† ¬†

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The happy couple choose to do a first look, so we could do photos before the ceremony as well.

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I freaking love this photo so much!!

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The staff at the Wit is super nice, always.

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“Hey Jerry, would you mind sitting on the floor?” Such a good groom, love him!

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One of my favorites.

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Off color jokes, no extra charge.

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St. Mary of the Lake, Chicago

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 North Avenue Beach, Chicago.

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¬†This was such an unexpected surprise…while I was finishing up the photos by the lake, one of the bridesmaids ¬†flagged down this amazing car and asked the driver to wait for us so we could take photos with it. Can you¬†believe¬†it was the colors of the wedding?!! The car is a 1948 Rolls Royce “Silver Wraith” Limousine form Classic Wedding ¬†Car.

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¬†The reception was at the¬†Hilton Rosemont O’Hare.

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Couples often ask me if up-lighting is worth the extra money, the answer is always yes.

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Cake- Il Giardino Bakery

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Sweet table- Oak Mill Bakery

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DJ- MDM Entertainment

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From the Bride…

‘Venue- Hilton Rosemont O’Hare…. Heba ¬†Helmi, our wedding coordinator, made our day so special.¬†Going into this large production, we kind of expected the basics as the Hilton was not the first place we visited (uhhh, try the 10th venue!!) ¬†Heba went out of her way to make sure that we understood everything and felt comfortable throughout the process, and helping us with all the details.

Flowers- Jola’s Flowers….. We were very pleased with the bouquets, boutonni√®res, and tulle for the church decorations. She met with me on multiple occasions to ensure that we got exactly like we wanted.

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DJ- MDM Entertainment-Thank you for making our night memorable. We¬†received¬†multiple compliments on the DJ set and the lights looked amazing! (Patti Heroux helped to coordinate our wedding table decorations, which were awesome!!) We really appreciate that Nick at MDM took the time to tailor the music to our¬†preferences¬†and consult us throughout the night. During planning, he offered great suggestions along the way when we just weren’t sure what to do.

Cake- Il Giardino Bakery

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Your favorite wedding related purchase?¬†Hers- My wedding hair piece, which was purchased from etsy…. Bee Bee Baubles¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†

 His- Bow Tie from Formally Modern

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Your favorite wedding memory?

First dance with my new husband- we chatted about what type of dance we should do, and we even thought maybe we should practice and choreograph something…… But with the hustle and bustle of the planning, that did not occur. Our DJ called us for our first dance and I though,” Oh, nooo, how could we forget about this detail!!” But everything flowed perfect, without a hitch…. As if we planned it out…

Memorable side-note…. Hilda sewing my wedding dress as I enjoyed my dinner because the lace bottom tore during photos ūüėČ

Something you would have done different?

Not try to plan a wedding while attending grad school full time ūüôā

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Any advice for Brides-to-be?

Don’t sweat the small stuff in the planning process… There is always something that will go wrong; and most likely no one will notice but you. Try to take the time and enjoy your day, because it will fly by so fast…. Remember, in the long run, it’s not about the wedding, it’s about the marriage. So think about that when you are planning instead of stressing out so much.’

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