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When you think of winter weddings, you don’t often think of flowers. However, there are plenty of great flowers for winter weddings perfect for creating a romantic and lush winter ambience. As the Second edition of our “seasonal success” series, we’re introducing the perfect flowers for winter weddings! If you missed the First edition, check […]

One of the best parts about the Midwest is the dramatic changes to the landscape from season to season. And because we’re obsessed with cohesiveness, we encourage our couples to embrace a floral vision that complements the season. So we have put together a series of blogs full of inspiration for weddings in each season. […]

As engagement season approaches, our calendars have started to fill up with new client consultations! And one questions that we often get in our initial meetings pertains to centerpiece styles.  The event decor nomenclature can prove somewhat foreign at times.  So today, we’re sharing a few common centerpiece styles so you can start to familiarize […]

Dancing is one of the main activities at any wedding celebration.  So it only makes sense that you really invest in creating a unique Wedding Dance Floor for you and your guests to enjoy.  And there are many ways that you can use decor to breathe life onto your dance floor.  So without further ado, […]

At Life In Bloom, we are always trying to design events where the decor withstands the test of time.  We are deliberate about choosing materials (floral product, vases, linens, etc. ) that we believe to be truly timeless and elegant.  That being said, here are 6 Wedding Trends for 2018 that we are so excited […]

An obvious and exciting part of wedding decor is selecting the perfect wedding chandeliers and lighting fixtures.  However, it is important to identify the overall style of your wedding before you start getting into specifics. Style must be determined before choosing exactly which wedding chandeliers you want to incorporate.  Once you narrow down a desired […]

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 […]