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Luxury Lake Geneva Outdoor Wedding

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text]We could not be more thrilled to share this dreamy wedding designed by our always amazing Bliss Beau Jesse Deckard! He spent months working with this sweet couple, who could not have been more in love, planning each and every detail to absolute perfection. From the cocktails served to guests as they arrived to the fireworks show at the end of the night this entire day was pure bliss for our amazing couple. See the full feature on Strictly Weddings.

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Behind the Scenes at Bliss

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We had such a blast getting to shoot our fabby About Us video! It was an amazing day of working with some of our favorite vendors to create this video which we could not be more OBSESSED with!! We truly had as much fun making it as it looks like we did!

A special thank you to I Do Films and Studio This Is for capturing the day!

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Glamourous Rookery Building Wedding Featured on Style Me Pretty

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One of our adorable couple's exceptionally glamorous wedding was recently featured on Style Me Pretty. You can read about and see more of their lovely day here!

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Mandy + Matt Featured on Mod Wedding

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The lovely Many and Matt's elegantly modern wedding was featured on Mod Wedding. More amazing photos can be found here!

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Featured by Kehoe Designs!

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Thank you SO much to always fab Kehoe Designs for this lovely blog post about Jesse's truly dreamy countryside wedding! You can see more about the elegant event on The Knot!

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Natalie & Adam: A Uniquely Modern Wedding

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A huge thank you to MODWedding for recently featuring one of our amazing couples', Natalie and Adam, truly unique and chic contemporary wedding! You can see all the gorgeous photos here!  

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Bliss Feature by Bridentity Crisis

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We are so honored to have been mentioned by our lovely clients Kristin & Ted in this fabulously written article by Bridentity Crisis today! You can read about Kristin & Ted's beautiful wedding and hear what they had to say about Bliss here!  

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Bliss Featured on Style Me Pretty Midwest

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The Knot Chicago: Erin & Eric

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text] The Bliss Buzz continues welcoming Chicago into spring! We could not be happier to have one of our gorgeous summer weddings at The Chicago Botanic Gardens featured in the new issue of The Knot Chicago. [/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image="10799" alignment="center" border_color="grey" img_link_large="" img_link_target="_self" img_size="full"][vc_column_text] Our Bliss Beau, Jesse Deckard, started his full service planning career, building off of his extensive design background, with a bang; creating a fete inspired by the charm and ease of the couple and their relationship. Erin & Eric (also known as E2 celebrated with 200 of their friends and family last August on a beautiful Chicago summer day. Their ceremony took place in the Rose Garden under an ethereal yet organic canopy of whites and greens with simple chiffon blowing in the breeze. With the ceremony lead by the bride's aunt, there wasn't a dry eye in the house. Cocktails took place in the ever so charming gated English Walled Garden surrounded by blooming beauty and the reflection pond. [/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image="10231" alignment="center" border_color="grey" img_link_large="" img_link_target="_self" img_size="full"][vc_single_image image="10242" alignment="center" border_color="grey" img_link_large="" img_link_target="_self" img_size="full"][vc_single_image image="10238" alignment="center" border_color="grey" img_link_large="" img_link_target="_self" img_size="full"][vc_column_text] Guests were welcomed into McGinley Pavilion where the setting was filled with rich navy, crisp white and green accented by bold purples in classic garden realness. Warm candlelight hues bathed the serene setting and rustic garden lanterns twinkling with pillar candles were suspended above by organic wild smilax vines. [/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image="10278" alignment="center" border_color="grey" img_link_large="" img_link_target="_self" img_size="full"][vc_single_image image="10287" alignment="center" border_color="grey" img_link_large="" img_link_target="_self" img_size="full"][vc_column_text]

Taking a break from dancing, guests could grab a cocktail of their choice just outside of the dining room from the custom E2 bars and rest their dancing feet in the lounge areas.

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Thank you again to The Knot Chicago for showcasing this truly perfect Chicago summer wedding that celebrated the love of E2. Congrats Erin and Eric and thank you so much for allowing us to make your wedding dreams’ come true!
 
 
Vendors:
Floral & Decor: HMR Designs
Lighting & Furniture: Event Creative
Video: I Do Films
Save the Dates & Invites: Cheree Berry Paper
Day of Printables: Magnificent Milestones
Photo Booth: Shutterbooth

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Ashley & Johnny on Style Me Pretty

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We are so honored to have one of our fab summer weddings from 2013 featured on Style Me Pretty. Ashley & Johnny had the perfect outdoor ceremony in Wrigley Square on the type of day we can all only dream about right now. After the ceremony the wedding party led guests to cocktail hour at Terzo Piano and then to dinner and dancing in Griffin Court at the Modern Wing. The decor of prisms and ombre throughout the entire event was so chic.

 

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Please head on over to the feature on Style Me Pretty to see more photos of this stunning affair.

xoxo

Renny

Vendors

Photography: averyhouse

Ceremony: Wrigley Square

Reception: Modern Wing - Art Institute

Decor: Kehoe Designs

Paper Goods: Cheree Berry Paper

Band: Rendezvous

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Bliss + Grey Likes Weddings

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We are so happy and honored to announce we have been selected to be included in The Grey Collective which is a hand-picked vendor resource from the ladies of Grey Likes Weddings.  You can check out our fabulous info page right here and be sure to spend some time getting lost in the gorgeous wedding posts on their blog right here!  

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Style Me Pretty Feature

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We could get lost in all the pretty that Style Me Pretty serves up all day long and yesterday we got an extra special treat when they featured Carey & Matt's wedding captured by Jeffrey & Julia Woods. Check out the beautiful wedding and all the details right here.[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image="6492" border_color="grey" img_link_target="_self" img_size="full"][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Featured In: Weddings By Design Magazine

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Happy Friday everyone!! We got to end this week by receiving our Winter 2013 edition of Weddings By Design magazine in the mail which includes two features for Bliss Weddings & Events!  First, check out Jesse Deckard's interview on how to make your wedding decor "pop" with a few insider tips!  Then if that wasn't fun enough, there is also a fabulous little spread of Becky + Nilay's wedding at Bridgeport Art Center shot by Studio This Is- one our favorite weddings from this past summer!  Be sure to pick up your copy of Weddings by Design today so you can cozy up with some inspiring wedding material for the chilly weekend ahead! [/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image="7319" border_color="grey" img_link_target="_self" img_size="full"][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Real Wedding: Kristin + Ted at The Drake on Style Me Pretty

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Hop on over to Style Me Pretty this morning to see our feature

of Kristin & Ted's beautiful wedding this past summer at The Drake Hotel in downtown Chicago.

 

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Renny's Radio Interview for Game Changers

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Check out Renny's recent radio interview with Game Changers Radio Show on AM560 WIND

The Game Changers radio show is centered around bringing experts & entrepreneurs to their listeners so we were definitely honored to be to be featured on their show alongside so many other talented individuals and companies!

With over 20 years in the business (14 of those years spent at Bliss!), Renny definitely has some great insight and stories to tell so plug in your headphones and enjoy!

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Feature: Charlotte & William, Charlotte's Bridal Shower

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Gracing the front page of Style Me Pretty Illinois today is our Summer Styled Bridal Shower for our fabulous faux bride, Charlotte. We came up with our fancy faux couple, Charlotte & William, last fall when we wanted to showcase the progression of wedding-related celebrations. Their fall engagement party at the Chicago Botanical Garden's Pullman Barn was the perfect start to our journey with the dreamy couple. And now onto the Shower...

 

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"From Charlotte's Shower to yours"....Guests took home a basket of indulgences!

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The Bubbly Bar:

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Venue and Vendors: Thank you to all the wonderful vendors that contributed to Charlotte's Bridal Shower! The event, hosted by her bestie, was at the ever-stylish Vintage Charm in La Grange.

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The monogrammed that adorned the backs of all the guest's ghost chairs along with all perfect paperie was done by Courtney Callahan of Courtney Callahan Paper.

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The fancy florals were done by Natalie at Hello Darling. Genius with the gold dusting of the flowers

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The sweet tooths were taking care of by the delicious and adorable Chicago Wedding Candy Buffet. Can we please note that they hand stuffed each fortune cookie with a note from Chalortte!?

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Tunes by the Grant Hendrickson Band and photographs by Dennis Lee Photography.

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The Grand Unveiling

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Pop the champs and cut the cake!! Today marks our smashing new website's grand unveiling! We are shouting from the top of the Hancock to take a peak at all the glitz and glam of our weddings and events. So here is your official invitation from us Bliss Belles!    

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Feature: Danielle on The Knot Live

The love between "The Knot" and Danielle & Eric's backyard tent wedding in Evanston, IL grows even more strong with Danielle's segment on "The Knot Live". Who can blame them? Their wedding was already featured in The Knot, Special Chicago Guide with a fancy three-page spread and now they are back for more darling details of their rustic chic tent wedding. Watch Danielle as she talks about how she was able to incorporate several personal and meaningful details into her big day, details on the bridal party's attire, her AMAZING gown, the color story and a certain piece of advice that has us blushing! (Pressed for time? Skip to Danielle's segment at 21:15)

Oh, We Fancy!

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