Happy Anniversary Nicole & Kyle!

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Happy first anniversary to Nicole and Kyle from the Soirée Weddings & Events team!

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Goodness! Cristina G Photography photographed all of the beautiful moments of the day!

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Wow! Delicate floral juxtaposing the dramatic autumn day by Fleur!

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Wishing this wonderful couple much happiness and love!

VENDORS: Planning/Styling and Coordination: Soirée Weddings & Events | Floral: Fleur | Venue/Catering: The Wit | Photographer:  Cristina G Photography

Happy Anniversary Aileen & Kevin!

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Happy first anniversary to Aileen and Kevin from the team at Soirée Weddings & Events!

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Cristina G Photography captured every magic moment!

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Galleria Marchetti’s garden set the scene for a perfect ceremony!

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Guests moved inside to the elegant tented pavilion for the chic reception.

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Vale of Enna provided the sumptuous floral designs!

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Delectable, detailed cake by Amy Beck Cake Design!

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Many years of love and happiness to this sparkling couple!

VENDORS: Planning/Styling and Coordination: Soirée Weddings & Events | Floral: Vale of Enna | Ceremony, Reception & Catering: Galleria Marchetti | Photographer: Cristina G Photography | Bakery: Amy Beck Cake Design |

Happy Anniversary Cristina & Zach!

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The Soirée Wedding & Events team would like to wish a happy first anniversary to Cristina and Zach!

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Just lovely! Hair and makeup by Kate Johnson Artistry!

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CZC-250-1The ceremony took place lakeside at the Chicago Park District Chess Pavilion!

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An intimate reception was held at the swanky J. Parker at the Hotel Lincoln.

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All beautiful photographs and stunning detail shots by Cristina G Photography!

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Vale of Enna designed all of the simple yet delightfully elegant arrangements.

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What a sweet couple!

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The bride and groom and their guests got crafty on the rooftop deck!

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We wish bright days and happiness to this adorable couple!

VENDORS: Planning/Styling and Coordination: Soirée Weddings & Events | Floral: Vale of Enna | Ceremony Location: Chicago Park District/Chess Pavilion | Venue: J. Parker at the Hotel Lincoln | Photographer: Cristina G Photography | Hair & Makeup: Kate Johnson Artistry

DIY Personal Touches

Searching for ways to make your wedding unique to you and your other half? Try creating DIY (Do-It-Yourself) personal touches to add to your special day! We have shared some DIY touches from our very own Soirée Weddings & Events brides below:

Our first featured bride made escort cards with vintage World’s Fair playing cards. She also created her table numbers by using her left over invitations and number templates!

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Cristina G Photography shot the lovely photos of these DIY touches.

This fall-inspired bride spray painted mini pumpkins gold and added them to her guest’s place settings. At the end of the evening, her guests were able to take them home as a keepsake.

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Victoria Sprung photography snapped photos of these metallic goodies!

Our next bride hand made these lovely soy wax candle favors for the guests at her wedding. She also added a special note thanking them for being a part of her special day!

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Samantha Simmons photographed these enchanting candles.

This sweet-toothed bride baked all of her grandma’s cookie recipes with her mom. They spent the Thursday before the wedding baking together. When the wedding day arrived, we had big cookie jars out on the sweets table labeling each flavor!

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This bride’s dad hand made pottery vases for her center pieces – how sweet! Each one was unique and one of a kind. The guests were encouraged to take one home as a gift at the end of the celebration. All of the vases were stamped with her dad’s emblem and the wedding date.

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Becky Hill Photography captured the photos of these beautiful center pieces.

We hope you have gained some inspiration from these creative brides!

Happy Anniversary Becca & Ryan!

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Happy First Anniversary to Becca & Ryan from the team at Soirée Weddings & Events!

This stylish wedding and reception took place on May 17, 2014 surrounded by the fantastic modern architecture of the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago.

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All photos by the amazing Cristina G Photography.

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Modern and elegant floral design provided by Exquisite Designs.

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Sophisticated cake design by Domino’s Pastries.

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We wish all the best to this chic couple!

VENDORS: Planning/Styling and Coordination: Soirée Weddings & Events |  Floral and Decor: Exquisite Designs | Catering: Wolfgang Puck | Ceremony & Reception Venue: Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago | Photography: Cristina G Photography | Bakery: Domino’s Pastries 

Happy Anniversary Mallory & Dan!

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The team at Soirée Weddings & Events would like to wish a Happy First Anniversary to Mallory and Dan!  This gorgeous couple celebrated their nuptials on May 3, 2014!

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Their ceremony took place at The Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii under a canopy of whimsical paper cranes!

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A big thank you to Cristina G Photography for capturing the magic of the day!

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Mallory and Dan’s elegant reception took place at the Chicago History Museum.  The evening was catered by Jewell Events Catering.

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Lush and romantic floral design by Avant Gardenia

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Cake by Amy Beck Cake Design

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We wish many years of happiness to this lovely couple!

VENDORS: Planning/Styling and Coordination: Soirée Weddings & Events |  Floral and Decor: Avant Gardenia | Catering: Jewell Events Catering  | Church: The Shrine of Our Lady Pompeii |  Reception Venue: Chicago History Museum | Photography: Cristina G Photography | Bakery: Amy Beck Cake Design | DJ: Okyne Media Lab | Hair and Make up: Morgan Blaul

Happy Anniversary Liz & Steve!

Happy one year anniversary to Liz and Steve, who were married April 13th, 2013 at the beautiful and iconic Allerton Hotel!

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Some of the evenings most memorable moments were the Russian traditions such as dances and toasts, the Father/Daughter Waltz and a Hora that got everyone out on the dance floor!  It was a night to remember!  Congrats guys!  Here’s to many, many more fabulous years!

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Thank you for allowing us to be a part of your special day!

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