I had so much fun working with Katelyn and Matt this past year. Not only are they dear friends of mine, but they are the sweetest and most genuine couple.
We jumpstarted the wedding planning soon after they got engaged. During our venue tours, it was clear that the Chicago Illuminating Company was the perfect location for their ceremony and reception. They could not stop smiling from the moment they walked in the door! From that point on, we had a blast finalizing all of the details to create this urban, elegant affair!
The morning of the wedding was full of so much love and support for Katelyn and Matt. We planned a “first look” for Katelyn and her father at the Chicago Illuminating Company before the ceremony, and it was the sweetest moment!
After they were pronounced a married couple, Katelyn and Matt recessed down the aisle to “Sign, Sealed, Delivered” performed by the Becca Kaufman Orchestra, and the party had begun! Guests moved to the outdoor courtyard for cocktail hour and enjoyed Katelyn and Matt’s favorite cocktail, the Moscow mule, local Chicago craft beers, and delicious hors d’oeuvres provided by Food for Thought Catering.
The setting couldn’t have been more perfect. We used taupe linens, soft ivory draping, tons of candlelight, and florals bursting with blush Juliet roses, white hydrangeas, dusty miller foliage, and white anemone from HMR Designs.
The dance floor was packed immediately following dinner and guests enjoyed the truffle bar, sweets table, and late-night food truck, The Slide Ride.
It was a beautiful day, and we wish Katelyn & Matt many, many years of love & happiness!
Wedding Day Details:
Wedding Date: September 6th, 2014 / Wedding Coordinator: Jaclyn Duffield, JDetailed Events, Inc. / Ceremony and Reception Venue: The Chicago Illuminating Company / Photographer: Ben Elsass Photography / Catering: Food for Thought / Floral and Decor: HMR Designs / Entertainment: Becca Kaufman Orchestra / Stationary: Magnificent Milestones / Cake & Truffles: Cake / Lighting: Sound Investment / Hair Stylist: Elena Denning / Bride’s Dress: Marisa / Bridesmaid Dresses: Love Lane, Bella Bridesmaid / Late Night Food Truck: The Slide Ride / Accommodations: InterContinental Chicago