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Throw the best bachelorette party for the bride-to-be!

Throw the best bachelorette party for the bride-to-be! Organizing a bachelorette party is a huge honor – so you will definitely want to make the best of it. What happens when the bride is not exactly the type to enjoy a night of dancing, drinking and other “traditional” bachelorette party activities? How can you plan [...]

By |June 12th, 2016|Wedding Tips and Advice|0 Comments

Ease into the wedding planning process by following these tips.

You’re engaged! We know how excited and happy you must be and how eager you are to start planning your wedding!  But where do you start? We have gathered some tips for you - so read on and find out more. Start by choosing your wedding colors. This will make it so much easier to [...]

By |February 29th, 2016|Tips and Advice, Wedding Tips and Advice|Comments Off on Ease into the wedding planning process by following these tips.

3 Reasons Friends Don’t Make Good Vendors

When your budget won’t allow for the kind of wedding you really want, it’s enticing when friends offer their services at a reduced rate. Whether it’s the floral arrangement, the wedding cake, the music, the catering, and, of course, the wedding photography, costs add up. So, it makes sense to take advantage of a deal, [...]

By |August 31st, 2015|Wedding Tips and Advice|Comments Off on 3 Reasons Friends Don’t Make Good Vendors

How to Cheaply Hire a Wedding Band or DJ

Is there an amazing local band or DJ you’d love to hire for your wedding, but you’re not sure if you can afford them? Keeping the energy level up at your wedding reception is a must if you want to provide your guests with an unforgettable evening that gets them out on the dance floor [...]

By |July 3rd, 2015|Wedding Tips and Advice|Comments Off on How to Cheaply Hire a Wedding Band or DJ

Style Files: Whimsical Wedding

What exactly is a whimsical wedding? The term whimsy in itself is a difficult one to define since it can mean so many different things to different people. But one thing's for sure, it's definitely heavy on the playfulness. It sidelines tradition by never taking itself too seriously. A whimsical wedding is a direct reflection of the [...]

By |May 22nd, 2015|Wedding Tips and Advice|Comments Off on Style Files: Whimsical Wedding

When Wedding Guests Want an Open Bar

They’ve travelled from afar, luggage in tow and weary from their trip, they check into their hotel room. As they view the itinerary for the upcoming wedding events, it’s very likely they’re looking especially forward to one thing during the wedding celebration, the open bar. These are your out of town wedding guests. Whether they’re [...]

By |April 30th, 2015|Wedding Tips and Advice|Comments Off on When Wedding Guests Want an Open Bar

Three Top Tips to Afford Your Wedding Cake

The wedding cake traditionally is the main centerpiece at almost every wedding reception.  But if you’re on a tight budget, it may be tempting to rethink the cake when you discover just how pricey they can be. It’s not the ingredients that are costly. It’s the labor that turns those ingredients into something amazing that gets [...]

By |April 24th, 2015|Wedding Tips and Advice|Comments Off on Three Top Tips to Afford Your Wedding Cake

Body Image and Your Wedding Day

As professional Chicago wedding photographers, we understand the insecurity brides can feel about being photographed. There may be moments when you struggle with your body image as you attempt to conceal a feature you’re not particularly happy about. Now add an entire day where not only is every eye fixated upon you, but a camera is [...]

By |April 17th, 2015|Wedding Tips and Advice|Comments Off on Body Image and Your Wedding Day

The Master Wedding Organizer for a Stress Free Wedding

Organizing even a simple wedding celebration can require keeping track of a number of details. As any newlywed will tell you, it’s vital to stay on top of these details before you feel like they’re staying on top of you. If you want to help alleviate some wedding planning stress, brides must stay extremely organized [...]

By |March 21st, 2015|Wedding Tips and Advice|Comments Off on The Master Wedding Organizer for a Stress Free Wedding

Wedding Amnesia – It’s a Real Thing

You may be the kind of person who wants a super simple wedding. This involves beginning with a short civil ceremony with a few close friends and ending with a low-key reception at a favorite restaurant. But if you’re like most other couples, you’re aiming for something a little more extravagant on your wedding day. [...]

By |March 6th, 2015|Wedding Tips and Advice|Comments Off on Wedding Amnesia – It’s a Real Thing