Archive for December 2011

Remembering 2011 & CHEERSing To 2012!

One year ago we celebrated the New Year with a very exciting Chicago wedding, and even as the working Chicago wedding planner, we can’t deny that it was one of the best New Year’s Eves we’ve ever had. Big City Bride is a believer in a New Year’s Eve wedding because it gathers friends and... Read more »

Sliding Into 2012 - Continuing The Chicago Food Truck Trend

With 2011 coming to an end and 2012 barreling in quickly, it’s fun to take a minute to reflect on what fun has been cooking up for the new year! If you’ve taken a look around the city of Chicago with an empty stomach you’ve most likely noticed a very tasty new trend…food trucks! Chicago... Read more »

Maura & Jeff

Surrounded by holiday cheer I’m inspired to post a wedding that seems to embody the joy of the season. Maura and Jeff chose red and purple as their wedding colors. The amazing florals looked incredible in Chicago’s University Club. This is one of the wedding venues in Chicago that has a grand but homey feel.... Read more »
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Sarah & Jeff - River East Art Center

Holiday cheer brings people near … as do weddings! Here is a Big City Bride wedding at the Chicago River East Art Center. This Chicago wedding venue is unique in its large scale, tall ceilings, modern lines, and incredible potential. Sarah and Jeff had an incredible Chicago wedding with a ceremony in the round. The... Read more »

Chicago Social Brides - A Necessity For Big City Brides!

Chicago Social Brides magazine is out on news stands with a new and very special edition. The collector’s edition issue celebrates the 5th anniversary of the magazine – 5 years of publishing the luxurious Chicago weddings and everything brides need to know about planning their Chicago wedding. I’ll help you flip through the newest issue... Read more »

Chicago Cultural Center - Winter Wonderland

Chicago’s winters scare off many brides but the potential is unbelievable. It’s so hard to predict what winter will bring and this year December has been snow free and mild, making Chicago weddings better than ever imagined. It’s been a Chicago wedding planner’s dream come true! Without sleet and snow and slush to deal with,... Read more »
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Wedding Venue Closes - Brides & Grooms Scramble For New Options

As a bride to be your first step to wedding planning is choosing your Chicago wedding venue and determining your wedding date! From there the other vendors and the creative details fall into place. It’s hard to imagine the stress if your chosen wedding venue announces that due to financial hard times they are closing... Read more »

Big City Bride is Best of the Knot!

Chicago wedding planners are helping couples tie the knot. It all begins with a proposal and then the engagement is filled with researching and wishing and dreaming and inevitably wedding planning. Often a bride’s first guide to planning is the Chicago wedding magazine they pick up in the grocery line as soon as they remember... Read more »

His Love Story - Marriage Equality

As a Chicago wedding planner we have the privilege of forming our career and our every day around love. To work with couples full of love and romance is so fun. To plan celebrations for their best friends and beloved family, and to then spend their wedding day making it one they love and will... Read more »
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Find A Date To Save!!!

While Monday was the busiest day for on-line shopping (AKA cyber Monday) it was also a busy day in the wedding world! We call it matrimony Monday!  This is such a wonderful time for couples to get engaged with the holiday rush, but every newly engaged couple has the same thing on their mind – wedding... Read more »