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How This Couple’s Two Dogs Brought Them Together

Chad and Veronica were distant acquaintances at their gym for nearly 3 years, but it wasn't until they struck up a conversation that they realized how much they had in common. Most importantly, their beloved chocolate lab dogs. And get this - those chocolate labs are the exact same age and share the exact SAME NAME. Call if fate, call it chance...we call it meet-cute perfection, and Kate Weinstein's photos beautifully capture...

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Modern + Chic Chicago Wedding

With the ceremony at a Presbyterian church and the reception at a modern industrial venue in the middle of Chicago, this couple perfectly mixed tradition into their chic city wedding. The trendy design elements, including an iron gate escort display and a donut dessert wall, are wedding details made in heaven in my mind!

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Designing a Custom Wedding Dress with Whitney Bischoff

Hello again, brides! If you haven’t been able to tell, I’m a lady who loves to plan, but I can also be very indecisive at times. So when it came to selecting a wedding gown, the planner in me paired with my indecisiveness created a challenge. I could not wait to try on wedding dresses, but it didn't go quite as planned. I'm so excited to share how I ended up with a custom designed wedding dress, and as always, thanks for following along this...

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Whitney Bischoff Talks Planning a (Domestic) Destination Wedding

You know Whitney Bischoff as the newest member of our SMP Blogger Bride Squad, and today this gorgeous bride-to-be is dishing a few details of her Cape Cod wedding. Based in Chicago, Whitney is planning a wedding across the country, but pulling off destination nuptials its no small task. She's sharing two MAJOR tips - from one bride to another - to save...

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Urban Glam Winter Wedding

I got married right in the thick of a Midwest winter and while some called in crazy, I called it perfect. I'm so happy this couple, Annie and Ryan, felt the same and opted for a December wedding in Chicago planned and designed by La Belle Fleur Events. Think candlelit romance with all white florals and greenery galore. Artistrie Co. photographed, and you can watch it unfold...

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When the Perfect Snowfall Caps Off Your Wedding Day

In my humble opinion, there's no more romantic season to marry than in winter. And if this snowfall photograph from Emily and Kyle's big day doesn't convince you, I don't know what will. Set at the Chicago History Museum, the amazing LK Events brought the magic of the season to life through every detail and...

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Why a One-Year Anniversary Session is Always a Good Idea

There's no doubt that I'm a full supporter of documenting life's milestones—especially those based around love. I wouldn't be worthy of the wedding blogger title without that notion. And for me? That includes the 1-year anniversary. Enter this Chicago sesh from Elizabeth Nord, who captured her very own sister's anni.

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Gorgeous Views + A Beaming Bride Fight Off Wedding Day Rain

It's pretty hard to beat a view as amazing as this one... but well, this beaming Bride did just that. With her gorgeous Jenny Yoo dress and her never-ending smile (despite rain!) she stole the show and Tim Tab Studios and...

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The Prettiest Dress We’ve Ever Seen

This dress is a big deal. Because I swear I've looked at thousands of gowns in the ten years that I've been writing this blog and this gown just definitely makes the list for one of the prettiest I've ever seen. Definitely top five. And the bride just happen to choose the most gorgeous bridesmaids dresses EVER (Jenny Yoo, obvi) to compliment her chic, timeless with a twist style. With...

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Classic Chicago Wedding – With Amazing Views!

There's a whole bunch of beautiful cities out there but something about Chicago always captures my eye. Take in the views in 312 Film's work right here and I have a feeling you'll agree. But no scene can steal the thunder from these two cuties that met at college. Their classic wedding hits every right note and we feel lucky to be along for the ride! Enjoy! [iframe http://player.vimeo.com/video/181822445 600 338] From...

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Persian Fusion Chicago Wedding

Nicole and Peter's wedding day is the perfect example of how to effortlessly combine tradition and elegance on your big day. Complete with Tim Tab Studios behind the lens capturing every bit of Art of Imagination decor, we've got it all waiting in The Vault! From the Bride...Our first...

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Urban Garden Wedding With Greenery Covered Chandeliers

Want to make a statement with greenery? Take cues from Kelly and Tim who adorned crystal chandeliers with greens galore. The result was an urban garden oasis with beautiful details like invites from Bella Figura and photography by Averyhouse. Lots more this way! From...

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This White + Gold Hued Affair is All Sorts of Glamorous

There's nothing quite like a summer wedding in Chicago. Especially if said wedding is captured by Tim Tab Studios and features a plethora of stunning white + gold-hued details and a team of talented vendors making it all happen (here's looking at you Nika Vaughan Bridal Artists). Add in a seriously adorable duo (we heart you, Caitlin and...

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The Couple’s Pups Took Part in the Engagement Session

We're seeing more and more couples include their fur babies in the engagement shoot, and it's a trend I can totally get behind. Megan and Chad planned exactly that for their session in Chicago and Emilia Jane photographed all the fun. More this way! From Emilia Jane...I love that more and more of...

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Charming Vintage-Inspired Wedding In Chicago

When you meet "the one" while on a business trip, pretty amazing things happen. Just take Leslie and Euan who found one another when they were least expecting it, and later planned the wedding of their dreams. Incredible vendors like LOLA Event Productions, Brian Dorsey Studios, Toast and Jam...

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A Classic Gilded Tented City Wedding

Sequins, cityscapes and one stunner of a gown? Now THAT'S how you pull off a Midwestern wedding, and thanks to the talented Britta Hundertmark we've got it all to share. From the sweet outdoor ceremony to the stunning portraits, it's all waiting for you in The Vault! From the Bride...Coincidentally, March 26, 2011 (we got hitched March 26...

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Talk About First Look Goals…

It's official - the cutest "first look" award goes to this bride and groom. They planned the ultimate rooftop reveal captured by Emilia Jane followed by an "I do" at the Chicago History Museum designed with classic elegance from start to finish. Peruse to your heat's content with more inside...

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The Ultimate Chicago Skyline Wedding

Midwesterners, I'd like you to meet the most perfect skyline wedding. Enter, Caitlin and Jason's special day. Effortless captured by Kristin La Voie Photography, it's a celebration brimming with the smooth tunes of The Stitely Orchestra and delightful decor a la the Art of Imagination. Fall in love with every detail...

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The Perfect Cityscape Café Wedding

Just when I thought I'd seen it all, this Midwest wedding sneaks up behind me to surprise. Because when you take a cafe wedding set in the heart of Chicago, you know you're in for something major. Add in the massively talented Jacqui Cole Photography and Toast and Jam and you've got it all on lock. See it all in...

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Why These Two Brides Invited Wedding Crashers to Their Wedding

If you don't like being the center of attention, weddings can be a little tough. But these brides just came up with the perfect solution. After an intimate ceremony surrounded by immediate family and a few close friends, they invited 200 guests for dinner and an additional 50 "Wedding Crashers" to dance the night away with Toast & Jam. See every beautiful detail from Dabble Me This in...

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