Archive for November 2010

Vanessa + Tommy

How can we not post a Big City wedding so cheerful and perfectly vibrant? Vanessa and Tommy are gorgeous together and all the details made their day beyond special. The colors reflect the fun love that the whole wedding celebrated. It was a joyful and beautiful event that no one can forget! * Thank you... Read more »

Big City Bride is Thankful

Thankful for… •the Big City family. The energy and support in our office is special. How lucky that we enjoy one another so much that we are friends, more than coworkers. •the clients we work with and the fun we have while planning. •the chance to be a part of people’s special day. •wedding cake.... Read more »

Addressed To You:

Dear Reader, We can’t thank you enough for coming to this blog. It is always wonderful sharing with you, but you made today even more special. We absolutely love the comment that you left us and we look at it everyday and think of you. Your support throughout the years has meant the world to... Read more »

Thank You For Coming!

In the spirit of this week, let’s think about gratitude. Planning your wedding is a process that takes a lot of work, (and hopefully a lot of fun!) So when the day comes it’s not hard to let it slip by. But every one of the guests at your wedding have taken time out of... Read more »

Bottled Fun

Everyone knows it’s more fun to drink from a bottle than a can or a glass. Everyone knows that a straw is more fun than sipping your glass. Everyone knows that a straw in a bottle is reserved for only the most special occasions. So why not!? Treat your guests to something fun like old... Read more »

Movie Night!

Sometimes we love to curl up and watch a good romance. We want to fall in love with the characters and plan a whole wedding and live happily ever after in ninety minutes. Here are a few of our favorite romances or weddings movies! Wine, chocolate, friends, popcorn, and a movie….a perfect night! •My Best... Read more »

A Boutonniere Boost

It might be a small decision, but that little choice finds its way into every picture of you and your man. Find a boutonniere that compliments your day and fits his style. Sometimes boutonnieres are overwhelmingly big, or too delicate to withstand all the hugs and fun of the day. Think about using greenery or... Read more »

Nothing Trivial About Conversation Trivia!

You wedding is a time when: A) everyone you love comes together with everyone your fiancé loves B) you hope the people you love will enjoy themselves together C) people gather to celebrate your love Your guests might: A) know everyone at their table and could laugh and catch up for hours B) be able... Read more »

m + a

This is one of those weddings we can’t forget. It was so breathtakingly magical! It was a sophisticated and glamorous fairytale. Tall arrangements of yellow roses and dancing lady orchids created a canopy that glowed by candlelight. A wishing tree was filled with well wishes and blessings and advice. The father of the groom could... Read more »

Garrett's Popcorn Bar

Garrett’s Popcorn is a legendary Chicago snack! A fun way to incorporate it into your wedding is by doing a “popcorn bar.” This makes for a great favor and is a new twist on the ever-popular “candy buffet.” Guests can select from a variety of flavors including Caramel, Almond, Cheese, Butter, Macadamia, Cashew, etc. and... Read more »