Wedding Recap by Season – Spring Weddings

This week we are taking a look at some of the weddings we have produced that took place during the spring months!  It might be cold outside right now, but we know that many weddings take place in the spring.  Here are some ideas for your spring wedding! Wedding at Room 1520 with Boutique Bites… Continue reading Wedding Recap by Season – Spring Weddings

Wedding Recap by Season – Fall Weddings

This next series that we are featuring is a wedding recap by season!  The first season we are looking at is one of my favorites, the Fall!  What you are going to see if a combination of fall like weddings, in hotels, venues, and unique spaces.  Take a look! Here’s a wedding at the MCA,… Continue reading Wedding Recap by Season – Fall Weddings

Wedding Recap by Caterer!

We found ourselves working quite a few weddings this year with our colleagues at Blue Plate Catering.  Not only was their food phenomenal every time, their service to the brides, grooms, and their families was fantastic.  Helping behind the scenes, working hard to make every event be a wonderful experience for our couples. Take a… Continue reading Wedding Recap by Caterer!

Tuesday’s Tip: It’s Your Wedding, Put Your Stamp on It!

I see so many weddings a year and every wedding seems to always have the same if not similar elements at each one.  There is always some sort of ceremony (which that is what makes it a wedding and not just a party!), some sort of cocktail reception or at least cocktails, a dinner of… Continue reading Tuesday’s Tip: It’s Your Wedding, Put Your Stamp on It!

Tuesday’s Tip – The Royals Have Made Trees at Weddings All the Rage!

Thanks to The Royal Wedding last year, we have seen a trend pop up, more and more.  Utilizing trees!  Now, in other markets, it’s pretty common to use trees, but here in Chicago, it has not been so common until this year!  Take a look at some of the weddings we have produced where we… Continue reading Tuesday’s Tip – The Royals Have Made Trees at Weddings All the Rage!

Receptions of all Sorts, Modern Weddings Part 4

In our final recap of wedding receptions of all sorts, we are looking at some modern weddings!  Take a look at some of our favorites! This first wedding, you can see was at The Rookery.  This was an intimate wedding, with Art of Imagination & Flora who both made this wedding show it’s modern, elegant… Continue reading Receptions of all Sorts, Modern Weddings Part 4

Receptions of All Sorts, Garden Weddings Part 2

Many times when you have an outdoor wedding ceremony, at least here in Chicago, the reception will be held inside.  See some of the outdoor weddings that we have done and then moved the guests, indoors, or almost indoors for the wedding reception!  The first look at a garden wedding to the interior is from… Continue reading Receptions of All Sorts, Garden Weddings Part 2

Ceremonies of All Sorts (Modern Weddings Part 4)

This is the final installment of Ceremonies of All Sorts.  This post you are going to see all modern weddings we have done.  In my mind, what constitutes a modern wedding is a wedding at a unique venue for a wedding, like The Rookery, Cafe Brauer, and The Crystal Gardens at Navy Pier.  Take a… Continue reading Ceremonies of All Sorts (Modern Weddings Part 4)

The Wedding Sessions Are HERE!

A few months ago I came up with this idea to take the blog at Liven It Up Events and instead of posting pictures of our work and some more generic wedding blog stuff, I wanted it to become a platform to answer questions that folks have on planning weddings.  So it began where I… Continue reading The Wedding Sessions Are HERE!

Romantic Weddings in Chicago We Have Planned

Another style of wedding that we know how to plan well is one that is considered by some, more of a Romantic style.  This is where there are lush florals, dim, soft lights, elegant touches on the table arrangements and candle light everywhere!  Take a look at some of the weddings we have done that… Continue reading Romantic Weddings in Chicago We Have Planned