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Weddings during quarantine.

There really aren’t any. There are small private elopements, but as for the large celebrations that we are all accustomed to, it may be months before we can make those dreams come true. What should a Covid Couple(CC) do during this time with their wedding around the corner?Just keep planning! Contact all of your vendors. […]

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Forever love..

The day started as many do, lots and lots of hair, makeup, and jitters.  Liz and Joe’s story starts at two different homes on the north side of Chicago.  The ceremony, which was carefully planned, with the chaplain of the CPD, took place at St. Ferdinand Catholic Church.  The celebration moved to the Westin Chicago […]

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Bride and Groom at County Line Orchard.

You’re the one my soul loves.

We had a blast with this group.  Congratulations to Emily and Derrick.  Every detail of their County Line Orchard wedding was meticulously done.  The mother of the bride made the gorgeous veil, and the bride was a sight in the beautiful lace gown.  A fun polaroid style frame for guests to snap photos in was […]

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Mr. and Mrs. Koch

        The Bride and her family.   The ceremony took place at St. Edwards Church.            The flowers are from Mariano’s.       These outdoor photos were taken around the Ravenswood area of Chicago.  Also, a few by the Metra tracks.      A craft beer themed centerpiece.  Simple yet elegant.  The reception was in […]

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