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Chicago Botanic Gardens – McGinley Pavillion It’s not surprising that the Chicago Botanic Garden is one of the most beautiful places in Illinois to say “I do”. With 385 acres of landscaped gardens, it sets the scene for a magical day. McGinley Pavilion is a tented area of the gardens specifically for weddings and events. […]

Chicago History Museum – The Space Today’s fall wedding is located at one of our very favorite spots in Chicago. Nestled between the neighborhoods of Lincoln Park and Old Town, the Chicago History Museum is an ideal wedding venue for couples. The historic building is filled with white molding, crystal chandeliers and an iconic black […]

Crafting a Bridal Bouquet with Your Style in mind One of the most exciting design elements to pick out for your wedding day is your bridal bouquet! This is where you get to show off your colorful style or your timeless and elegant look. At Life in Bloom we make your bridal bouquet personalized just […]

A dreamy wedding in lake forest for a dream-client This past fall, Life In Bloom had the privilege of designing and producing a beautiful wedding in Lake Forest at Conway Farms. We loved working with this special family not only because they had such fabulous taste, but they were truly so kind and appreciative throughout […]

Morgan Manufacturing – The Space One of our favorite wedding venues, Morgan Manufacturing, is an industrial space in the West Loop neighborhood of Chicago. We have had the pleasure of working at the space multiple times per year, with each wedding looking different than the next. When you work in a space often and see […]

Chicago Wedding Portraits in Millennium Park This past September, we had the luxury of working with this beautiful couple to bring their Four Seasons Chicago Wedding to life. The Four Seasons Chicago wedding ballroom has a very traditional vibe to it. (Although it should be mentioned they have done extensive renovations over the winter). So […]

Bouquets, Boutonnieres, & all the Pretty Details Liz and Andy’s winter wedding at Mae District in Chicago was simply stunning. Touches of dark greens and ivory were a key part of the bride and groom’s wedding vision. From the bridesmaid’s dresses to the invitations, and in each and flower, we stayed true to this vision. […]

If we’re being completely candid, over the 8 years that Life In Bloom has been in business, we’ve had many couples come to us to help design their winter wedding and while they start with a vision that embraces the season, by the time we get closer to the wedding, doubt creeps in and they […]

Walking into Mackenzie & Ryan’s wedding was out of a movie. The ceremony at Bridgeport Art Center was set with soft ivory draping, chic chandeliers and a breathtaking floral arch. This floral arch was like nothing you’ve ever seen before. The ceremony arch was full of trailing smilax vine and gorgeous white & blush blooms. […]

Life In Bloom Yearly Summary: Each wedding season at Life In Bloom is different and brings about its own challenges and rewards. This year we added a second studio (where we now house 95% of our inventory). This opened up a LOT more space to produce our ever-growing weddings. We also added a new Studio […]