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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 […]

Why do we love Wednesdays at Life in Bloom? We get to take a virtual walk through some of our favorite Chicago wedding venues in an effort to help engaged couples chose the best space for their wedding! Each week we spotlight one of our favorite venues about share a little bit about what makes the venue so great. […]

Our venue spotlight continues today with the Armour House at Lake Forest Academy. Every week we are highlighting some of the best wedding venues in Chicago and sharing why they are a Life in Bloom favorite! Why is this one, you may ask? Their lush gardens and marble details are just the start, learn more […]

Are you planning a winter wedding but struggling to pin down that perfect style?  Certainly you want to capture all of the beautiful simplicity of the season (the cool and neutral color palate and those crisp textures) all while conveying an aesthetic that evokes the joy of winter without feeling like a big holiday celebration […]