Archive for February 2010

Sweets for your Sweets!

Having your very own Candyland at your wedding can be tons of fun!  Guests can enjoy their old favorites as well as some of yours! Having a candy station can also be a great gathering place for your guests, as well as a beautiful decorative display.  Some people may say that it is a good... Read more »

Decorate with Mismatched Chairs

Make your Wedding Reception unique by decorating with mismatched chairs!  Doing so will have your guests thinking you are quite the innovator!  Check out these examples that may excite you!  Stay tuned for more from Big City Bride!

Bridesmaids Accessories

Are you looking for a way to make your bridesmaids look more cohesive, and in a fun way? Well, why not have your girls accessorize in style!  If you are already getting them a thank-you gift for being there for you on your big day, then give them jewelry, a wrap, or a handbag to... Read more »

Alternative Bridesmaids Dresses

If you have seen the movie 27 dresses, you know how every bride says the infamous five words, “You can wear it again!”  Most brides want her bridesmaids to be able to wear their dress again, and with the fashion and styles of today, this is definitely a possibility.  No more ruffles, uncomfortable fabrics, or... Read more »

Different Bouquets for Bridesmaids

Are you looking for a way t be creative and innovative with your bridesmaids?  By having your bridesmaids carry different styles of bouquets it not only is special to each of your girls, but also adds a great dimension to your wedding photos.  It is such a unique twist to the typical bridal bouquets!  One... Read more »

Alternative Ideas for Place Card Tables

Recently there has been a trend with creative place card designs and we always have one ear to the ground looking for new ideas.  Instead of having the traditional place card table, there are a number of unique ways for you to display the cards designating your guests’ seating assignments.  You can find inspiration around... Read more »

Alternative Ideas for Flower Girls & Ring Bearers

Are you tired of seeing the same thing at every wedding?  Do you want to do something different from the rest?  Well why not have your flower girls and ring bearers carry something a little more creative? There are some great ideas to decorate a flower girl’s basket, or instead have her carry a small... Read more »

What's Happening In Chicago This Weekend

Embrace your inner foodie by attending the 3rd Annual Chicago Restaurant Week from February 19th -28th.  There are over 160 participating restaurants scattered throughout the city.  The restaurants will feature a 3-course Prix Fixe Meal, with lunch coasting $22 and dinner costing $32.  For more information on participating restaurants please check out Choose Chicago. Stay... Read more »

What's Happening In Chicago This Weekend

If you are a car lover, then be sure to visit the Chicago Auto Show at the McCormick Place.  The event opens on February 11th, for a charity viewing, and then it will be open to the public from the 12th through the 21st.  There is plenty of time for you to check out the... Read more »

Valentine's Day Events for Singles in Chicago

Who says Valentine’s Day is for couples only?  This year celebrate the holiday with other singles from the Chicago area.  Maybe cupid’s arrow will hit you!  The Dating Game at the Wabash Tap 1233 S. WabashFriday, February 13th, 8:00pmTry your luck at winning a date with one of the three most eligible bachelors and bachelorettes... Read more »