Cassidy & Thad’s Blackstone Hotel Wedding – Part 2

Cassidy envisioned floral arrangements with an organic feel… not too “neat” with lots of greenery and lush white and blush flowers… yet fitting with the classic ballroom. A tall order, but Vale of Enna always delivers! Since it was June, the coral charm peonies were in full bloom! Tons of candles were a must… along with blush pink linens, champagne, napkins, gold chiavri chairs, and gold beaded rim chargers.

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THANK YOU, Cassidy & Thad, for letting us be a part of your wonderful wedding day!

Vendors:
Venue: Blackstone Hotel Chicago
Photographer: Pen Carlson
Planner: Sweetchic Events
Florist: Vale of Enna
Church: St. Joseph’s
DJ: Toast & Jam
Classic Car: Classic Wedding Cars
Wedding Party Transportation: M & M Limo
Lighting: Chicago Lighting Design
Linens: Chaircovers by Sylwia
Hair & Make-up: Nika Vaughan
Photobooth: Fotio

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Cassidy & Thad’s Blackstone Hotel Wedding – Part 1

Cassidy & Thad asked for a romantic, elegant, and delightful wedding in a gorgeous ballroom… ask and ye shall receive! They had their wedding in the beautiful ballroom at the historic Blackstone Hotel on Michigan Avenue. The Blackstone has one of my favorite ballrooms in the city with its high ceilings, crystal chandeliers, and old world charm. A million thanks to Pen Carlson for sharing these amazing images!

The invitations Cassidy chose from Magnificent Milestones truly set the tone for their formal wedding.

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Cassidy looked stunning, with a slightly retro-glam look. Her textured and organic bouquet by Vale of Enna looked like it was freshly plucked from an English Garden. The blue delphiniums were a slight accent as a nod to Thad’s favorite color blue.

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A vintage car to the ceremony…

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Their traditional Catholic ceremony was at St. Joseph Church in River North.

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One of my favorite photos from their day… they look SO HAPPY!

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Stay tuned for their reception!

Vendors:
Venue: Blackstone Hotel Chicago
Photographer: Pen Carlson
Planner: Sweetchic Events
Florist: Vale of Enna
Church: St. Joseph’s
DJ: Toast & Jam
Classic Car: Classic Wedding Cars
Wedding Party Transportation: M & M Limo
Lighting: Chicago Lighting Design
Linens: Chaircovers by Sylwia
Hair & Make-up: Nika Vaughan
Photobooth: Fotio

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Jane & Rahul’s Langham Wedding

Happy Friday! It’s been ages since our last blog post, but we have some lovely 2016 weddings to share!

Jane and Rahul chose a beautiful and elegant wedding venue, the ballroom at the Langham Hotel. But they wanted to fill their wedding with unique, “moody”, and “romantic” elements that fit with their fun and quirky personalities. Jane wanted the florals to look as if they were straight from a Dutch still-life painting. So no ordinary bouquet would do… Vale of Enna created this fabulous cascading bouquet with the most stunning King Protea!

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Their beautiful letterpressed invitations from Magnificent Milestones were black with rose gold foil ink, and a romantic floral envelope liner in a slate gray envelope.

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This escort card table definitely fit the Dutch still-life feel!!

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I absolutely loved their burgandy and gold mandap with cascading florals and branches!

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The stunning acrylic candelabras truly set the mood…

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Thank you Jane and Rahul! Your wedding was truly stunning and you guys were such fun to work with!

Vendors:
Venue: The Langham  Chicago
Photographer: Steve Koo Photography
Planner: Sweetchic Events
Floral & Decor: Vale of Enna
DJ: Style Matters
Bakery: Elysia Root Cakes
Make-Up: Christina, Nika Vaughan
Ghost Chairs: Chaircovers by Sylwia
Linens: BBJ

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