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Makray Memorial Golf Club Barrington wedding photos | Saint Emily Catholic Church Mt Prospect, IL | Nicole & Chris


I feel lucky that I get to work with couples like Nicole & Chris…they are happy and willing to anything to great photos, which makes my job easy…. and it was just a huge bonus that their wedding was at my one of my favorite places to work Makray Memorial Golf Club .The staff and the food never disappoints, and this time I got an unexpected bonus…I discovered Nothing Bundt Cakes, so SO SOOOOOOO delicous! I’m running out this afternoon to buy some, YUM. See photo at the end of the blog post, but now let’s get ready for some Bridal prettiness 🙂

Wedding Shoes: Forbes by Nina Shoes in Grape Luster Satin

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Florist: Purple Rose Florist

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Wedding Dress: Brides by Demetrios

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Florist: Purple Rose Florist | Invitations: Minted

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Jewelry: Merry Richards Jewelers

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Bridesmaid Dresses: David’s Bridal

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Bridal Hair & Makeup: Debra Petrielli Freelance Hairstylist & Makeup Artist

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Ceremony: Saint Emily Catholic Church

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Reception: Makray Memorial Golf Club makray-memorial-golf-club-wedding-photos-chicago-wedding-photographer-27

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Tuxedoes: Men’s Wearhouse

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Cake: Lovin Oven Cakery

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Florist: Purple Rose Florist 

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DJ & Lighting: MDM Entertainment

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Snuck out for a few sunset photos, and the moon was up too!!

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DJ & Lighting: MDM Entertainment

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Desserts: Lovin Oven Cakery

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THE BEST wedding favors ever!!! Nothing Bundt Cakes

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From the couple…

‘Reception: Makray Memorial Golf Club – From the moment we first visited Makray, the venue and scenery took our breath away.  The golf course grounds are beautiful and the inside of the venue is absolutely gorgeous.  The wedding coordinators Jaci, Laurie, and Lynda helped us create the wedding of our dreams.  From the décor to the food and service everything was amazing and we received nothing but compliments.

Florist: Purple Rose Florist – Purple Rose was the only florist that we visited.  Ana helped us every step of the way and did an amazing job on all of the arrangements.  She delivered flowers to the hotel location as well as the church and venue. Ana helped set up the arrangements at each location throughout the day.  I was absolutely in love with my bouquet as well as my bridesmaids’ bouquets and the groomsmen’s boutonnieres.

Photographer: Angel Eyes Photography – While researching for wedding photography, I fell in love with Hilda’s pictures. Hilda was amazing to work with throughout the entire wedding process. Hilda and Carol have awesome personalities and kept us smiling and laughing throughout the entire day. They went above and beyond finding the perfect locations for pictures on our wedding day. Hilda and Carol are such a great team and work perfectly in sync with one another; they made us feel comfortable taking pictures throughout the entire day!

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DJ & Lighting: MDM Entertainment – Our DJ’s, Robert and Sigi, did a great job from the announcements to the music.  They kept everyone on the dance floor all night! MDM’s website made selecting music that much easier and the lighting and our name in lights looked beautiful.

Videographer: I Do Video by Leo – Phil Hosticka – Phil was easy to work with and really delivered on the video of our wedding day.  The video truly captures our entire wedding day and allows us to relive every moment from getting ready in the hotel to ending the night on the dance floor with our friends and family.

Cake & Desserts: Lovin Oven Cakery – We loved designing every aspect of our wedding cake! We were able to incorporate both of our favorite cake flavors into the different layers! However the cannoli cake was by far our favorite!!

Wedding Favors: Nothing Bundt Cakes – We discovered these delicious bundt cakes a few years ago and it was love at first bite.  We knew that these cakes would make delicious wedding favors.

Wedding Dress: Brides by Demetrios – I visited Brides by Demetrios twice before finding the wedding dress of my dreams. I knew I wanted a lace dress with a low back and that is exactly what I found. I fell in love with my dress immediately and couldn’t believe I had to wait a year to wear it.  I never wanted to take my wedding dress off!

Bridal Hair & Makeup: Debra Petrielli Freelance Hairstylist & Makeup Artist – Debbie and her team did an amazing job! They were extremely accommodating and allowed each of my bridesmaids to have their own special look. I loved my hair and makeup and it stayed perfect throughout the entire day and night!

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Our favorite wedding related purchase is difficult to choose, as we loved everything! However we would say our photography and our venue are our top two picks. Hilda and Carol were able to capture amazing pictures throughout our entire wedding day! They work so well together that we felt comfortable the entire time and absolutely love the pictures they captured on the golf course at Makray. Makray Memorial Golf Club allowed us to feel as if we were in Tuscany, Italy. The view off of the balcony was absolutely gorgeous! Our guests could not stop talking about how amazing it was to be able to go out on the balcony throughout the night!

Our favorite wedding memory is seeing each other for the first time when I was walking down the aisle with my dad. Chris and I were so nervous about the whole wedding ceremony, but all of our nerves went away as soon as we saw each other.

Overall we absolutely loved our entire wedding and feel we made the absolute best choices for us! However to add dimension to the reception room, we would have done a variety of centerpieces instead of one type.

Advice….Your wedding day will go way too fast; before you know it the last song will be playing and your special day will be ending! Remember to take the time to stop, look around, and take everything in! Have fun with your guests but remember to take time to enjoy one other as it is your special day!’

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