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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Bridgeport Art Center You cannot compile a list of the best Chicago wedding venues without mentioning Bridgeport Art Center. The event space is raw and exposed, yet luxurious and elegant. There are two sections to the venue: Sculpture Garden & Skyline Loft. The Skyline Loft has epic views, however, the Sculpture Garden has a unique […]

Onwentsia Club Wedding in late September One of the most elite and historic country clubs played host to one of the most stunning weddings we’ve ever had the pleasure of producing. This Onwentsia Club Wedding took place in September of 2018 on the most perfect late summer day in Lake Forest, IL. It was the […]

Chicago History Museum Wedding When designing a wedding, you first begin with the space. What are you working with? Do you need to drape the walls, add new lighting fixtures, swap out the chairs? The Chicago History Museum is the most gorgeous space for a wedding and is beautiful by itself. The white walls have […]

Floral Palette & Personals Katie & Jack had the epitome of a perfect organic Summer wedding at the Chicago Illuminating Company. The floral palette that Katie selected coordinated perfectly with the middle of Summer & their outdoor wedding. Katie chose muted pastel tones for the flowers which popped beautifully off the neutral beige, slate blue, […]