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If you’re looking for luxury, look no further! Located in Aurora, IL, Company 251 embellishes the luxe experience with marble flooring, custom brass lighting, detailed millwork, and exposed brick walls. This wedding venue reminds me of a modern take on vintage 20’s style. If The Great Gatsby look is what you’re after, this is your […]

Company 251 – Chicago Suburb Wedding Venue

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industrial wedding venue ceremony space decorated with hanging florals and candles

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Gianna & Josh had been together for 8 years before tying the knot and weren’t going to let COVID stand in the way of their love! They had a 50 person wedding at the BRIX on Fox in Carpentersville, a near by Chicago suburb, about an hour away from the downtown Chicago area. The open […]

Timeless Chicago Wedding at the Brix on Fox

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AHHH! It’s almost your wedding day! With so many moving parts and preparation before your big day, it’s a good idea to get some things done ahead of time. Here is a list of some things to do in the week before your wedding so your day is as stress-free as possible!  For the “getting […]

How to Prep the Week Before your Wedding

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There are so many different people involved in your wedding day that you may forget to even think about who to tip, how much, and when to do it! For some vendors it’s expected and others are optional, so I’ve come up with a list of who you should tip and some rough guidelines on […]

How to Tip your Wedding Vendors

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Finding the perfect vendors for you wedding can feel so overwhelming! And finding the best person to capture the day for you is a big deal! After narrowing down a list of photographers based on their portfolios and Instagrams, it’s important to interview your candidates and have open conversations throughout the planning process. There are […]

7 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Wedding Photographer

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I know planning your dream wedding can be stressful, heres the thing though, you don't have to do this alone!! I got you! I will be your Chicago wedding guide helping you navigate the not so fun parts of planning your best day ever! I believe you should have FUN on your wedding day! I know, crazy right? Let me prove it to you! 

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