My parents are high school sweethearts, so I have such a soft spot for couples that find love so early on in life. And when they tie the knot in a styled-filled soiree like this adorable duo, I couldn’t love them more. Coordinated by Bliss Weddings And Events and captured by Olivia Leigh Photographie, it’s safe to say that the beginning of their next chapter had one stylish start. See it all here.
From Olivia Leigh Photographie…Erin and Eric are high school sweethearts who had the most lovely summer wedding! They married near their hometown, on the north shore of Chicago, at the lovely Chicago Botanic Garden. In a month that is usually sweltering, they had the most perfect weather, with not a cloud in the sky and a light breeze. They married in the rose garden, where Jesse Deckard of Bliss Weddings & Events and HMR Designs created the most beautiful design, with a cornflower blue runner leading to a chuppah with a cascading blooms. Guests enjoyed fresh fruit-infused water before being seated with custom program fans. After their emotional ceremony, a great cocktail hour followed in the English walled garden before guests were led to the reception tent that was beautifully transformed into a summer garden feel, with ivy cascading from the ceiling and a custom bar and chairs decked out with the couples’ little name for each other — “e squared” (too cute). Guests partied the night away and then enjoyed great cake and ice cream from a custom ice cream cart.
Photography: Olivia Leigh Photographie | Coordinator: Bliss Weddings And Events | Cake: Deerfield Bakery | Band: CHicago Catz | Venue: Chicago Botanic Garden | Decor: HMR Designs | Paper: Cheree Berry Paper | Photobooth: ShutterBooth Chicago | Vendor: The Bride's Aunt & Grandmother