THE BLOG

Can you believe it is almost 2021?! As much as everyone is ready to leave 2020 in the past, we wanted to reflect on some of the amazing things that happened in 2020 at Life in Bloom. Thanks for following along this year with the few (but stunning) weddings we had, our emergence back into […]

Tyler & Reid were married on an unbelievably gorgeous day in August in Northfield, IL. The couple never needed to search for a venue as Tyler’s childhood home was the most perfect spot for a backyard garden wedding. The ceremony and reception were held in separate areas of the client’s backyard, both of which were […]

Escort card displays have become a novelty in weddings. If you think about wedding decor, most pieces are fairly standard. Sure, you can have a unique arch in your ceremony, or unique flowers in your centerpiece, but you most likely have seen something similar. The escort card display is truly the one piece of wedding […]

The Fairlie – Chicago Wedding Venue The Fairlie Chicago is a new, industrial event space in the West Loop area of Chicago. The rustic exposed brick mixed with their elegant draping makes it a stunning option for your “Big Day”. Complete with a grand entrance, staircase and industrial chandeliers – it has become a hot […]

We are so excited to be able to create and sell gorgeous Thanksgiving arrangements this year! Our typical November is filled with fall weddings, however, with the postponement of so many events this year, we are able to offer something that we don’t typically have time for: Thanksgiving floral arrangements! Whether you are attending a […]

To say that this couple was easy going would have to be an understatement. Weeks before their big day, the venue was chosen, the flower design was decided upon, the 15 person guest list was created and remaining vendors were booked. Covid-19 created a different wedding day for these two than they imagined, but it […]

Chuppahs are the four-post structures that a Jewish bride and groom traditionally get married beneath. From my experience, it is important they have 4 open sides and a covered top, but besides that you can pretty much design them how you would like. A wedding chuppah is quite large in size because you must fit […]

Katie’s vision for her wedding at The Peninsula Chicago When Katie came to us, she had a very specific vision for her wedding at The Peninsula Chicago. She knew exactly what she wanted and exactly what she didn’t want. She wanted it to feel streamlined and sophisticated without any fuss or making things feel gaudy. […]

Best Wedding Venues in The United States Chicago is home to some of the best wedding venues in the united states. We have, in our backyard, a plethora of both timeless, elegant wedding venues as well as some fun and unique spaces too. And over the past 9 years, we have worked at nearly each […]

Floral Palette & Personals Shannon & Hayden had a such a memorable spring Langham Chicago wedding. The floral palette was full of spring textures with some unique additions such as dahlias, hanging amaranthus and an overall emphasis on white tulips. Shannon’s bouquet was truly original and yet was incredibly cohesive with the rest of their […]