Archive for August, 2018

Venue of the Week: The Adler Planetarium

Thursday, August 30th, 2018

The Adler Planetarium has one of the most sought out views in Chicago right in their back yard!

Are you dreaming of the perfect city backdrop for your guests to fall in love over your ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception? This could be the venue you have been searching for! Who wouldn’t want get married under the stars in this unique two domed theater? Not to mention, you can discover all that the universe has to offer right at your fingertips!

The Adler Planetarium is located in the heart of the museum campus right along Lake Michigan. The Adler also features many special, beautiful spaces and can seat anywhere from 50-1,200 guests. Your family and friends will certainly be dazzled by the breath taking skyline views and will grow a new admiration for the wonders of the universe.

The Adler Planetarium Chicago - Exquisite Designs

↑ Photographer: Sean Cook Weddings - Wedding Planner: Shannon Gail Weddings ↑

The Adler Planetarium Chicago - Exquisite Designs

↑ Photographer: Sean Cook Weddings - Wedding Planner: Shannon Gail Weddings ↑

The Adler Planetarium Chicago - Exquisite Designs

↑ Photographer: Sean Cook Weddings - Wedding Planner: Shannon Gail Weddings ↑

Sharing Some of Our Beautiful Events!

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018

Happy Wednesday! Feeling like you need a little more inspiration and direction on designing your wedding or event? Well, we have a couple of pictures on some of the beautiful weddings we have had the pleasure of designing this year in Chicago.

Not to mention, these venues are one of a kind!

Salvage One - Exquisite Designs

↑ Amanda Megan Miller Photography  - The Salvage OneLola Event Productions ↑

The University Club of Chicago - Exquisite Designs

↑ Amanda Megan Miller Photography  - The University Club of Chicago ↑ LK Events ↑

The University Club of Chicago - Exquisite Designs

↑ Katie Kept Photography  - The University Club of Chicago ↑ Clementine Custom Events ↑

The Langham Chicago - Exquisite Designs

↑ Amanda Megan Miller Photography  - The Langham Chicago ↑ Lola Event Productions ↑

The Langham Chicago - Exquisite Designs

↑ Amanda Megan Miller Photography  - The Langham Chicago ↑ Lola Event Productions ↑

The Langham Chicago - Exquisite Designs

↑ Amanda Megan Miller Photography  - The Langham Chicago ↑ Lola Event Productions ↑

Bridgeport Art Center

↑ Amanda Megan Miller Photography  - Bridgeport Art CenterEstera Events ↑

See something you love? Feel free to give our studio a call for any questions or inspiring ideas you may have!

Venue of the Week: The Langham Chicago

Thursday, August 16th, 2018

The special venue of the week is The Langham Chicago!

This luxurious hotel is sure to make your wedding day classic, beautiful, and an unforgettable experience for your guests. The Langham Hotel’s interior is known to have the finest European craftsmanship. With its elegance and history, this wedding venue is loved by many!

Not to mention, the Chicago River as a backdrop to this beautiful venue/hotel is all the more reason you and your wedding party / family members should come on by to snag a few wedding pictures. It sure is a magnificent place to do so!

These pictures below speak for themselves! Feel free to give our studio a call if you have any questions! We look forward to hearing from you!

The Langham Chicago - Ceremony

↑ Amanda Megan Miller Photography ↑

The Langham Chicago - Reception

↑ Amanda Megan Miller Photography ↑

The Langham Chicago - Ceremony

↑ Amanda Megan Miller Photography ↑

 

 

Important Steps to Take Before Meeting with Your Future Chicago Florist/Designer!

Friday, August 10th, 2018

Are you and your partner currently looking into a florist for your big wedding or event?

Here are four important steps you should take beforehand in order to have a successful and smooth relationship with your future florist!

First, it is always a great idea to have your date picked out! Timing is everything in the floral world! The season and month of your event date can greatly determine the type of wedding or event you and your partner are envisioning! (And of course we help bring those visions to life!)

Second, it is important to have your venue picked out! This is essential to know, because it will help visualize the type of flowers and designs you want at your wedding. Decide if you want an indoor and outdoor wedding, or both! This will be crucial to know in advance.

Third, the amount of guests! Are you thinking of a small or big wedding/event? The amount of guests you have will play a significant role in determining how many center pieces you want per guest table.

The fourth and final step would be to bring some pictures of designs, floral arrangements that have truly caught your eye! For your first consultation meeting, bring some magazines, Pinterest ideas, past weddings or events you have loved. This will help determine your color theme, yes to gold candles, no to silver candles, etc! Lets get busy!

Feel free to give our studio a call if you have any questions or some inspiring ideas! We look forward to hearing from you!

It’s all about the Cake Décor!

Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

Happy Wednesday my fellow Chicagoans!

Are you still deciding on the type of  décor you want on your wedding cake?!

Well, we’ve got some inspirational pictures for you to help you make up your mind! Deciding how many tiers you want on your wedding cake is one thing, but deciding on the décor of the cake is the real question.

It’s always best to go with the color theme of your wedding. Lets say you are using Burgundy Dahlias, White Roses, and a ton of greenery in your bouquet as well as in your center pieces for your guest tables, you should use those similar blooms for your wedding cake!

If your wedding cake already comes with a little bit of design to it, all it will need are a couple of flowers (same ones used in your wedding décor, of course!) courtesy of Exquisite Designs!

Below are some sample pictures of wedding cakes we have been so honored to help decorate! If you have any questions, feel free to call our studio!

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Amanda Megan Miller Photography ↑ (Designed by Sugar Fixe Patisserie, florals provided by Exquisite Designs.)

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Tim Tab Studios Photography ↑

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Dabble Me This Fine Art Photography ↑ Designed by Elysia Root Cakes, florals provided by Exquisite Designs.)