THE BLOG

This early Fall Wedding in a Lincoln Park Restaurant was beautified with a neutral color palette and accented with lots of eucalyptus & olive greenery.  I seriously cannot get enough of these bouquets!  We combined neutral ivory & taupe roses with hints of ranunculus & lisianthus and lots of greenery in the form of olive […]

We hope you are ready for a whole lot of prettiness!  This wedding that we produced this past August at the Armour House in Lake Forest, IL had plenty prettiness to go around and was something straight out of a fairy tale!  This sweet couple had a vision of a blue floral palette, which can […]

We Are Hiring for several part-time positions for the upcoming wedding season!  See info below on the available positions and how to apply! About Us:  Life In Bloom is a High End Boutique Wedding & Event Florist located in Chicago, IL. We are entering our 5th year of business this spring. We are located in […]

Last night I had the privilege of attending the Wyffels Hybrids Employee Appreciation Dinner. Wyffels Hybrids has several employees who have worked over 20 years for the company.  A man by the name of David Strawn, a District Sales Manager, is one of those long-term employees.  Last night, he gave his retiree speech and it […]

Today, we are looking at patterns that we love.  Patterns can be used to influence the aesthetic of your wedding in a multitude of ways.  Below are just a few ways that come to mind depending on how adventurous you want to be: 1) Incorporating a pattern into your invitations and save the dates. 2) […]

While recently updating our website galleries, we were sorting through quite a large collection of beautiful photos from work that we have done over the past few years.  Some weddings really stood out and this one that we produced for a lovely couple who got married at The Rookery this past year, is certainly one of those! […]

2015 was quite a year for Life in Bloom!  Full of exciting changes and more beautiful events than we could count (okay, 43 if we are keeping track), we couldn’t be more excited to head into 2016. In February, we moved into a beautiful new studio located in the west town neighborhood of Chicago (2632 W […]

Fall is, without a doubt, one of our favorite seasons!  Here in the Midwest, the weather is great for weddings. Limited rain, lots of sunlight, cool (but not frigid) temps; Not to mention, the floral options are plentiful.  And more so than ever, it is a great time of year to incorporate a range of […]

If you have ever been to the Chicago History Museum, you know how incredibly beautiful the space is.  So it was important to our couple, Rachel and Aaron, that we create a look that fit the preppy, yet elegant venue. We had the pleasure of working with Emily of Five Grain Events which was a treat because by the […]

Sangeeta & Joe were married this past memorial day weekend at the Chicago Botanic Gardens in Glencoe, IL.  The weather couldn’t have been more perfect for their tented reception in the McGinley Pavilion.  We actually spent a lot of time trying to capture the perfect color palette for their wedding. We wanted to give Sangeeta […]