Lesley and James's Wedding

What a perfect day!!! We had a blast and were so fortunate we had such wonderful vendors. We live in California but I grew up in the Chicago area and could not imagine getting married anywhere else. So planning at times was a bit hectic, especially because we were only in town three times before the wedding. The location we chose was on Lake Michigan and a bit of the skyline could be seen it was such an awesome day. Not too hot, not too cold - rare for Chicago! :) For weddings, the Chicago area is a bit pricey but it was worth it. But there really is something for every budget. Such a large area you just have to be a bit creative but you'll find what you are looking for! Just remember always breathe and have fun - that is the best part!

Vendors & Venues Reviews

Style Matters
Chicago, IL

Absolutely Wonderful!! These guys really know what they are doing and listen to what you want. Together they create the perfect atmosphere for a wedding. Nothing cheezy, very talented flow and just overall makes the whole process very simple for the couple. We loved them.

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Glenbrook Flowers
Glenview, IL

Carol rocks!!! She designed the perfect bouquets and is not offended when you need her to work within a budget. The flowers were amazing and lasted for over 2 weeks after the wedding. So easy to work with and has a lot of creative ideas. Would recommend her!

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G & R photography
Chicago, IL

Ruben is awesome. Such a creative eye, very talented and so easy to work with. He was very much in the background on the day of and was not pressuring or in your face. It was so nice and relaxing and he was so much fun!! Everyone enjoyed him so much and the pictures were outstanding!!!

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Saints Faith, Hope & Charity
Winnetka, IL
Ceremony Sites

Beautiful Church. Almost looks like a small cathedral. Typically you have to be a parishoner though since it is a catholic church. Very helpful in all of our planning and details. What was due when and staying in contact with us.

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Hilton Garden Inn
Evanston, IL
Reception Sites

So wonderful!!!! Maureen was perfect. The food is excellent and the entire staff is very friendly. The venue is perfect for smaller events. We had a 100 people and a dance floor and it was very intimate. They really went out of their way to make our night perfect. And it really was!!!

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