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Throwing a Backyard Wedding 101

Summer in Chicago, we’re venturing out of doors. Seems like our brides are increasingly seeing the great outdoors as a wonderful place to hold a wedding.  Backyard weddings are trending and we couldn’t be happier! Rooftop weddings, lake house weddings, back yard wedding are what summer is all about. Everything seems to go effortlessly when […]

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Wedding Trends for Summer 2016

Floral! Floral! Floral! Creative uses of floral in décor, food and beverage are trending at summer weddings this year according to our EC Wedding Team, Julie Fitzgerald , Regan Tate and Kenny Woodman . Here’s what we’re seeing…. Suspended floral centerpieces are trending this summer at chic events around town according to our consultants. Whether elaborate […]

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Cuisine Choreography of a Chicago Sangeet

What happens when two food obsessed South Asian clients come together as a couple and want to plan the celebration before their ceremony day? The answer: a marvelously detailed and executed late summer dance and food centric extravaganza Sangeet hosted at the wonderful Harold Washington Library in downtown Chicago.  Later I found out they were also planning a […]

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#MonthofLove & Wedding Styles

At our recent end of year wrap up and holiday get together, Anthony, of Liven It Up and I, started discussing how the  wedding couples that choose us as wedding vendors are really focusing on the desire to up the ante on the “uniqueness” of their wedding. Then as we started discussing what it means […]

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Rustic Urban Style Wedding #monthoflove

This week during the #MonthOfLove ,  Misha Newgren with Liven it Up Events  and Julie Fitzgerald with Entertaining Company team put their thoughts together on how to create a Rustic Urban Style Wedding.  You might ask, what is the definition of a Rustic Urban wedding? The rustic urban style finds beauty in nature with sustainable natural […]

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