THE BLOG

Since the inception of Life In Bloom, Rachel and I had been dying to design a wedding at Cafe Brauer. Not only because of the sentimental value (we had our own wedding reception there ten years ago), but the gorgeous architecture and overwhelming amount of natural light that pours in through the skylight above is […]

Nicole & Adam hosted a beautifully intimate wedding at The Dalcy this past Fall and they went all out with their wedding decor! Lighting was super important to the couple so we didn’t hold back in adding crystal chandeliers to every nook and cranny of The Dalcy. Enjoy a quick look back at their gorgeous […]

Alex and Lyndsay were blessed with a gorgeous day in July for their wedding at Theater on The Lake. They kicked things off with their ceremony along the lakefront path with the crystal blue water of Lake Michigan creating the perfect backdrop. Afterwards, guests enjoyed cocktails along the South end of Theater on The Lake […]

I clearly remember the first time I spoke to Amanda about the vision that she had for her Fall wedding at Harold Washington Library. She was speaking my language as she gushed about Fall foliages and hues of copper to burgundy and I knew that this autumnal floral palette would be perfect for a venue […]

Roses, roses, and more roses! For this Wedding at Company 251, we used a variety of hues ranging from taupe to peach to curate a truly unique floral palette with a perfect summer vibe that helped lighten up this industrial space. Our team designed a stunning deconstructed floral arch for Justine & Sam’s wedding ceremony […]

When you think of a Life In Bloom wedding, you often think of a classic green and white floral palette. And while that is not always the case, it was certainly the case for Alexis and Jack’s wedding at Hinsdale Golf Club. Alexis wanted a super lush floral palette designed in a timeless gardenesque style […]

This summer wedding at Notre Dame Football Stadium was one of our first destination weddings that we designed since the start of the pandemic and it was every bit as epic as you would expect! With such a large guest count, the ballroom at Notre Dames Football Stadium was the perfect location for Katie & […]

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 […]