Archive for November 2012

Big City Bride Destination Wedding Maui, Hawaii

As the Chicago weather warms up for the weekend, Big City Bride wants to share this warm weather wedding! Big City Bride might be known for their Chicago wedding planning, but sometimes Chicago brides want to plan a destination wedding with a wedding planner from their home. Big City Bride has planned destination weddings all... Read more »

Chicago Wedding Registry How To

Chicago wedding planners talk with a lot of Chicago brides about their wedding registry. Your Chicago wedding planner can’t hold your hand through every step of the wedding process, but we can always send you on your way in the right direction. You need to help your guests pick out the perfect present for you.... Read more »

Saying Thank You

It’s so important to say thank you. Big City Bride is a Chicago wedding planner with so much to be thankful for. Although you didn’t see a post of gratitude on Thanksgiving, please know that while we were busy eating and enjoying families we were thinking about the many blessings that come with our job.... Read more »

TV Gameshow Casting Needs Brides, Grooms & Family

Big City Bride has a great conversation starter for your holiday dinner table. So often we find ourselves laughing at our Chicago wedding planning lives. An office of five women working long hours and dealing with great people and exciting Chicago weddings mean we have stories. Big City Bride has the kind of stories that... Read more »

Busiest Day in Wedding Planning in One Week

The busiest day in Chicago wedding planning is quickly approaching. Matrimony Monday is a busy day for Big City Bride when newly engaged couples start Chicago wedding planning! The holiday seasons bring families together and create perfectly opportune times for the big question to pop up. Somewhere between football, turkey, and pumpkin pie a lot... Read more »

The Keith House, A Chicago Wedding Venue

The Keith House is a historic Chicago event space located only 10 minutes from downtown.  This historic house is next to the Chicago Women’s Park and Gardens giving this Chicago wedding venue beautiful views and making it a perfect place for wedding pictures. The manicured lawn is the perfect setting for an outdoor Chicago wedding ceremony.  The Keith House is brimming with... Read more »

It was perfect.

Darcey and Nick Gerber had the most incredible Chicago wedding at Salvage One. Perhaps we’re biased as coworkers, but Darcey was jaw dropping beautiful. Her dress was divine. They were genuine and in love. Their vows were perfect. Their food incredible. They were happy and hilarious. Their flowers were amazing. The details were so them.... Read more »


We can’t hold it in another minute! Big City Bride is overjoyed for the wedding we’ve so anxiously awaited for not only months, but for years. Darcey Lohman and Nick Gerber are tying the knot tomorrow and we plan to celebrate. It’s a Chicago wedding industry fairytale … Darcey, a beloved Chicago wedding planner with... Read more »


What happens when a medical emergency occurs at a wedding? It’s not a nice topic but it’s an important one. Big City Bride has called 911 more than a few times this Chicago wedding season so we feel it’s important to discuss. As Chicago wedding planners we are there to run the day, solve problems,... Read more »

Great in Green

This design grew from Miami and Irish roots into an urban yet organic affair. Big City Bride loves to take inspiration from couple’s tastes and backgrounds to design them a truly unique Chicago wedding. The crisp and urban backdrop of the Chicago Illuminating Company was accentuated with the modern and clean design of lucite tables... Read more »