Glamour at the Grand Wyndham Hotel

Jennifer and Jawad's elegant wedding took place at the Grand Wyndham Hotel in Chicago. Their June wedding was at the peak of peony season, so they embraced the coral and pink tones from peonies and roses which set the tone for a cheerful celebration. 

Jennifer's bouquet featured these bright summer blooms with softer hues of white lisianthus and peach ranunculus. The bridesmaids' bouquets echoed her vibrant colors with accents of trailing greenery. The groomsmen matched the ladies, wearing peach ranunculus boutonnieres. 

The ceremony was an intimate rooftop gathering of family & friends. The couple said "I do" while framed by an arch draped with sheer white fabric accented by colorful roses, peonies, and trailing Italian Ruscus. This picture perfect memory will last a lifetime!

After the ceremony, the couple and guests enjoyed a beautiful dinner and plenty of dancing surrounded by gold compote vases with overflowing with gorgeous summer flowers. Hot pink, white, and soft pink peonies were in abundance with ivory spray roses, stock and mock orange blooms.  This wedding was a peony lover's dream, and we sure hope Jennifer and Jawad have a future as bright and lovely as their flowers. 

Special thanks to PixSight Photography for their beautiful images. 

 

English Garden Chic

Promontory Point is like a getaway to the English countryside. Trees, gardens, and walking paths make this lake front park the perfect place for an elegant outdoor wedding. Kristen and Tim held their ceremony in the park, with lush greenery in the decor reflecting the beauty of the natural environment. 

As guests arrived at the ceremony they were greeted by a welcome sign draped in eucalyptus and bay leaf garland. The ceremony took place under an arbor adorned with ivory spray roses, white garden roses, stock, and limonium and sprawling greenery. The aisle was lined with simple bundles of lemon leaf, baby blue & silver dollar eucalyptus.

Kristen's bridal bouquet featured jasmine vine and ivy in a slight cascade with seasonal white blooms including garden roses, peonies, and ranunculus. Various shades of greenery from eucalyptus and succulents brought texture and dimension to her natural look. Tim wore a boutonniere to match- a white bloom with a succulent and greens. The bridesmaids carried bouquets similar to Kristen's, but with ivory spray roses and white stock added to accentuate the clean, classic style.

The reception was held indoors, where lanterns were topped with greenery,  white spray roses, and limonium.  Even the cake was embellished with a single white rose and a succulent to complete the look. 

The rustic, classic decor of this waterfront wedding transformed this urban park into the English garden of Kristen & Tim's dreams. 

Special thanks to This Is Feeling Photography for capturing this beautiful day, and Carlene Smith from Naturally Yours Events who coordinated this flawless event!