Happy Anniversary Bianca & Mike!

Time to get caught up on some anniversary posts!! Today we are wishing a happy first anniversary to Bianca and Mike, who were married last year on September 28th!

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The ceremony took place at Chicago’s iconic Holy Name Cathedral. Jai Girard photographed the perfect couple on their perfect day!

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ceremony send off at Holy Name Cathedral

The Bridesmaids wore lovely midnight purple-colored gowns, with complimenting purple bouquets designed by Yanni Design Studio.

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The Reception was held at The Renaissance Schaumburg, starting with a cocktail hour reception with passed hors d’oeuvres, a raw bar and sushi station.

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Yanni Design Studio continued the gorgeous decor into the ballroom, with lovely centerpieces consisting of roses, orchids and hydrangea in purple, pink and white.

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Guests dined in luxury while they enjoyed a 5 course meal accompanied by Dom Perignon Champagne.  After dinner, espresso, wedding cake and a full sweets table, guests danced the night away to the music of Larry King and his 22 piece orchestra.

Bride and Groom first dance

What a night to remember!  Congrats again to Bianca and Mike!  Here’s to many years of blessings and happiness!

Bride and Groom Olive Park Wedding Photos

xo-tm

And the color of the year is… Radiant Orchid!

Well, here it is.  The color of the year for 2014.  And we absolutely love it!  

It’s rich and warm and fun!  We thought we’d share our favorite ways to incorporate it into your life… or your wedding day!

If you are getting married this year, check out these ideas for using Radiant Orchid as a main color or just a splash.

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Here are a few ideas on how to incorporate Radiant Orchid into your wardrobe…

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Or try adding a blast of color into your home…

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Goodbye Emerald and Hello Radiant Orchid!  2014 is going to be a radiant year!

xo- camille and tm