Sep
29

Sarah + Joe

Sarah and Joe’s wedding was a fairy tale.  From their magical, secret-garden feeling first look, to Sarah’s perfect Monique dress, the to-die-for blooms and contagious love and happiness that filled the day, it was truly perfection. Sarah and Joe are the kind of people you just want to be around. Unbelievably kind, loving and thoughtful;… Read more »

Sep
22

Jaylyn + Tim

I can hardly believe it’s been a year since Jaylyn and Tim’s incredible wedding celebration. Working with these two and their families was a true privilege; if only I could do it again! They are unbelievably kind, loving and wonderful people, and their day was a true reflection of them as individuals, as a couple,… Read more »

Aug
26

Emmy Fashion 2014

Ya’ll know how much I love a red carpet, so without further ado, below are my two favorite palettes from the Emmy’s last night. The bold babes in reds were my favorite. Heidi Klum in Zac Posen was just beyond. Beyond. But I also loved Minnie Driver in Marchesa, Sarah Hyland in Christian Siriano and Octavia… Read more »

May
19

Melissa + Brendan

It was such a joy working with Brendan and Melissa and their amazing families as they planned their Chicago wedding while living in New York. The gorgeous pair got married at the breath taking St. James Chapel and had their reception at the chic and modern theWit Hotel. Guests enjoyed cocktails on the hotel’s rooftop… Read more »

Apr
17

Gold Leaf Easter Eggs

I was so in love with how my gold leaf ornaments turned out over the holidays, I decided to apply the same technique to some eggs for a little Easter glam. You can get a refresher on the instructions here– simply swap out ornaments for eggs and voila! Take it a step further and dye your… Read more »

Apr
10

Pretty Press

I have had SO much going on the last few months and I am so excited to finally have some of my recent press up on the site. Be sure to head over and enjoy some advice, trend watching, and table top gorgeousness on Racked Chicago, Weddings by Design, RedEye Chicago and the first ever… Read more »

Mar
31

Bryan + Sarah

It’s hard to believe how many months have passed since Bryan and Sarah’s wedding day and I am so excited to share a few pics from their big day. Working with the two of them was an absolute pleasure. They planned their Chicago wedding while living out East and when I finally had the opportunity… Read more »

Mar
3

Oscar Fashion 2014

The red carpet at the Oscar’s is one of my favorites. The fashion never disappoints, the talent is amazing…it’s an incredible sight to see. So many gorgeous ladies in show stopper gowns walked the carpet last night- it was hard to choose favorites! Of course I loved seeing all the “griege” {and bonus- they double… Read more »

Feb
4

Graham + Fran

It’s hard to put into words how full of love and life Graham and Fran are. They are two of the most adorable and most thoughtful people I have ever met. Their energy is contagious; the kind you just can’t wait to be around again. Their souls are so inspired, so creative; and overflowing with… Read more »

Jan
7

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year Darlings! The whirlwind of the holiday season has got me a bit {er– a lot} delayed on blogging. I’ve taken the last couple of weeks to really enjoy spending time with my family and friends, hosting our first Christmas!, (and NYE!), catching up on some sleep and some little projects… I have also… Read more »