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The goal in finding your perfect wedding venue, is finding one that already fits your style. By doing this, you are avoiding completely transforming a space unnecessarily, which in turn allows you to allocate more money to other areas. Do you love the outdoors and nature? Do you envision being surrounded by lush plants and greenery? If you answered “yes” to either […]

There is something extra special about a New Years Eve wedding. The combination of two special occasions has really become a favorite amongst Chicago couples and we keep seeing a rise in popularity. Whether it is the glamour and hype that surrounds the night, or the convenience of an “off-season” wedding, New Years Eve weddings […]

Leon Young and Sae Jun had the most beautiful spring wedding at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum filled with ranunculus, peonies, garden roses and a plethora of tiny textural blooms that made guests feel as though they were transported to an english cottage garden! The two were married in the Museum’s stone terrace where we created a birchwood […]

Classic beauty is the best way we can describe this Chicago History Museum wedding. Our sweet couple, Kyle and David, with the help of Shannon Gail  planned the perfect Chicago fall wedding. The outdoor ceremony was set on the back terrace of the Chicago History Museum which has a lush background of green trees and grasses. The […]

It’s Wednesday and although we are coming to the end of our venue spotlights, we still have some incredible venues to show you before jumping back into our wedding season! Today’s venue is a stunning, industrial venue in Ravenswood, known as Artifact Events. Venue: Artifact Events Capacity: 200-320 Guests for Seated Reception Location: Ravenswood About:  Located just miles from downtown […]

Every Wednesday we are giving you the best Chicago wedding venues, and helping you narrow down your search! Today, we are highlighting the Chicago Illuminating Company. This gorgeous venue is a hidden gem in the South Loop! Venue: Chicago Illuminating Company Capacity: 250-300 Guests for Seated Reception Location: South Loop About:  The Chicago Illuminating Company has quickly become one of our […]

It’s Wednesday and with that, we are highlighting another one of our favorite Chicago wedding venues for 2017. If you have been following along, once a week we are turning the spotlight to some of our favorite venues to help you narrow down your venue search. This week, our venue is a combination of historic downtown Chicago […]

Today, we are putting the spotlight on a beautiful Chicago wedding venue located in the heart of downtown. A space overlooking the lake, a sculpture garden, and stunning architecture, could only be: the Museum of Contemporary Art. Venue: Museum of Contemporary Art – MCA Atrium & Terrace Capacity: Seated Ceremony & Reception – 200 Guests Seated Reception Only – […]

It’s time for another venue spotlight! Each week we are highlighting our favorite Chicago wedding venues and giving you the 411 on these incredible spots! Here’s one you’ve been waiting for: The Chicago Botanic Gardens. One of the few outdoor wedding venues in Chicago, the Botanic Gardens are not only stunning, but incredibly unique. Venue: Chicago Botanic Gardens […]

We are so excited to share Eric and Michael’s wedding on the blog today! What happens when you have two grooms, both with incredible eyes for design? A unique, masculine, and chic wedding comes to life. The two were married at one of Life in Bloom’s favorite venues: the historic, Chicago Athletic Association. The ceremony […]