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Over the past several months, we have written numerous blogs about some of our favorite wedding venues. But up until this point, we have neglected one of our favorite venues of all: The Tent!  Whether in a backyard, or out in a field somewhere, we absolutely love tent weddings! Tent weddings provide the benefits of […]

Here in Chicago, Winter isn’t what you would typically think of when you hear the term ‘wedding season’.  But today, we are going to make the case for why Winter is perhaps the best time to tie the knot! Winter Wedding Inspiration to follow! In winter, it is usually dark outside by 4:30PM.  And that […]

Winter weddings can be some of our favorite events to design.  And when it comes to creating a mood and feel that is unique to winter, we believe that there is no better way to capture the essence of winter than by incorporating a plethora of twigs, stems, and branches into your centerpieces, arches, suspended […]

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 […]

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 […]

Entertaining during the holidays can be a huge stressor for most of us. It’s hard enough to have a tidy house and delicious meal on the table… you can forget about the cute Pinterest projects you were excited about months ago. Thankfully for you, we have nailed down the KEY to being a great host. Are […]

Romance and elegance begin with candles. Think about the way having just a few candles lit in your home creates a warm glow and romantic environment. Come time to create that same feeling on your wedding day, how are you going to transform your entire wedding into a warm, inviting, and romantic atmosphere? Candles. (And […]

The ceremony; the single most important part of your wedding day. What does that moment look like to you? Are you surrounded by romantic draping? Is there a gorgeous arch of floral behind you? Whatever it may be, we are here to make that dream come to life. Our latest design series, Event Design 101, digs […]

While couples so often want to keep their wedding decor somewhat conservative and stick to the basics, often they are much more willing to be a little more adventurous when it comes to their rehearsal dinners.  And because of the opportunity that we as designers have to be a little more creative with things, we love rehearsal […]

Today our blog series continues with a detail that is constantly overlooked: the napkin fold. If you are just tuning in, our latest blog series, Event Design 101, is an insight into the other services we offer besides floral design. Life in Bloom can provide you with linens, lighting, draping, custom graphics and so much […]