THE BLOG

What happens when you take an edgy industrial venue and infuse a little boho inspired wedding flair?  You get a beautiful and truly one-of-a-kind wedding design!  Take, for example, Emily and Jason’s Boho inspired Wedding at Morgan Manufacturing.  And with Emily and Jason’s fun vision, we helped execute this chic yet romantic wedding of their […]

On a warm summer day, the Chicago Illuminating Company was transformed into nothing short of a dream. Jenni and John started their day taking photos in the most beautiful gardens surrounded by their bridal party. Everyone dressed in their chic, black ensembles and Jenni in a stunning white gown with an illusion lace neckline. We […]

Chicago isn’t known for its beautiful weather.  It can be unpredictable and at times, tumultuous.  But that makes a perfect summer day in Chicago all the more invited!  July 7th, 2018 was one of those quintessential summer days that any Chicago Bride dreams of when planning an outdoor wedding in the summer. Not too hot, […]

Every once in a while, we have the pleasure of working with a couple or family that is so kind and sweet that we’re truly sad when their wedding is over. That was the feeling upon completion of Kristina and Kevin’s Rockwell On The River Wedding. Rockwell on the River Wedding Venue, located between West Lakeview […]

It is always a breath of fresh air when our clients come to us wanting a truly unique floral palette.  Meredith and Casey used their floral palette to determine the color palette for the rest of their Summer wedding at The Ivy Room in July.  Their linens, their stationary, even their napkins were all influenced […]

Anyone who knows us, knows that we love a good winter wedding.  Especially a January wedding! A January wedding is perfect for intimate, glowing candle-lit wedding ceremonies because it is already dark (at least in Chicago) by like 4:00pm so it is easy to create that warm cozy vibe.  This mood pretty much sums up […]

This past September, we were so excited to bring Katie and Ryan’s Ovation Wedding to life! And we were even luckier to work alongside T and S Hughes Photography who captured their fall wedding so wonderfully. Full of deep colored flowers including dahlias and scabiosa, their wedding flowers encapsulated everything that we love about fall […]

This past Spring, we had the privilege of designing and producing Emily and Ian’s Wedding at Exmoor Country Club in Highland Park.  This was just our second wedding at Exmoor Country Club and the tent, which gets set up just off of the club’s main dining room is the perfect setting for a Spring wedding!  […]

This past Spring, the Life In Bloom team, alongside Stephanie Cook of The Creative Planners, designed and produced this stunning Chicago History Museum wedding with chinoiserie vases and an abundance of hot pink orchids.  The end result was a stunning mix of old meets new, traditional meets contemporary!  The face of the bride as she […]

This past Fall, we designed and produced the floral and decor for the first Ace Hotel Chicago wedding.  So-Jin and Kevin wanted a wedding with jewel tones and warm lighting throughout the space, which was perfect for what ended up being a cool and rainy day in October. With a palette of burgundy, plum, maroon, […]