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 »

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 »

Nov
19

Toss the Bouquet

Yesterday I attended the inaugural Toss The Bouquet: Educate, Exchange, Elevate event. Hosted by Beth Bernstein of SQN Events at The W Chicago City Center, this wonderful day of inspiration and education included advice, ideas, dreams, and encouragement from some of the wedding industry’s finest ladies: Wendy Dahl, Chic Productions Beth Chapman, The White Dress… Read more »

Nov
7

Jenni + Shawn

It’s hard to believe it’s been six months since Jenni and Shawn’s amazing wedding day. Jenni is a girl after my own heart- totally organized, a list lover, and has impeccable taste. {A dream bride would be an understatement!} Shawn is also a total sweetheart,  relaxed and totally fun. They are a perfect match– so… Read more »

Sep
26

Gift Stylishly!

I was so honored to be asked for some of my favorite local goodies for The Sun-Times: Splash bridal issue. It hit new stands Sunday and I had to share for those who may have missed it!

Aug
7

Meet Briana!

Ladies and Gentlemen– meet Briana! I am so excited to have her with me over the next few months and know you’ll adore her as much as I do! You’ll see her onsite at events, hear her on the blog +  our social media, and more! Hi there! My name is Briana and I’m so… Read more »

May
22

‘Tis the season!

For peonies of course! Those of you that know me, {or follow me on Instagram} know that I am obsessed with peonies. Obsessed. Something about these gorgeous blooms inspire, excite and uplift me every single time. During this season, my house overflows with fresh peonies each week, and the sweet aroma sends me back to… Read more »

May
1

Stimulus Social Club

I recently accepted a position on the Auxiliary Board for Stimulus Social Club and I could not be more excited.  If you are not familiar, SSC is a network of socially conscious professionals in the Chicago area who choose to give back to local charities, while supporting local businesses. Their goal is to help turn up… Read more »