A Watercolor Gender Reveal!

Boy or Girl, what will it be?! Congrats to Carly and Nick who will welcome home a new baby boy very soon! I just love the soft blend of dusty blues and light pinks together for a fun gender reveal theme! I’ve created some fun and simple pieces for your next gender reveal party that […]

May 19, 2022

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An Industrial Modern Wedding at The Brix, Carpentersville : Taylor + Brian

FINALLY!!!! I think Taylor and Brian’s cake topper says it all, although they may have used a little more french in their topper verbiage than I did! LOL These two are not only so perfect together, but they are also SO patient! Ain’t no COVID stopping their party. Planning a Chicago wedding from California isn’t […]

May 19, 2022

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Emerald Hills – Iowa Barn Wedding: Megan + Robert

Megan and Robert’s Emerald Hill’s wedding has Fall vibes all over it! These two were such a pleasure to work with. Their wedding was simple and featured classic touches of black and white. Can we just take a minute to admire the beautiful black center anemone florals that adorned Megan’s bouquet and table centerpieces? Cambam […]

March 30, 2022

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Illinois Wedding at Acquaviva Winery: Diana + Jonathan

I’m warming up your bitter cold Wednesday with a Summer wedding that was one of my favs! I absolutely loved working with Diana and Jonathan for their winery wedding at Acquaviva Winery in Maple Park. These two are the sweetest couple and had the perfect weather to say their I Do’s in the vineyard. Post […]

February 23, 2022

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Steamboat Springs, Colorado Mountain Wedding: Lauren + Jalen – Part 2

Third times a charm for Lauren and Jalen! These two had not only one, but three separate locations where they were originally going to tie the knot. It’s crazy how life has plans and everything works out for the best. L+J originally were planning on hosting a family and friend celebration on their property in […]

January 25, 2022

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Downtown Steamboat Springs, Colorado Rehearsal Dinner: E3 Chophouse

Lauren and Jalen – where do I even start?! I had the pleasure of working with these two, plus their amazing families for over two years. I don’t consider them clients, but rather family. They put so much trust in me to pull their vision together and I felt so honored. During their planning time […]

January 6, 2022

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Cui + Kenan’s Hotel Fort Des Moines Wedding

There’s so many great things I could say about Kenan and Cui, but this blog post would go on for days! I was honored that they wanted me to handle their wedding planning and design process to create their special day. These two are the most humble, generous, and kind hearted souls you will ever […]

November 2, 2021

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Nadiia + Brian’s W Lakeshore-Chicago Wedding

Holy smokes you guys!! Where are the months going?! For those in the wedding biz; you all know that this year’s wedding season has been insane. So many doubled up weekends, lots of last minute planners, but also tons of beautiful couples and weddings! I haven’t blogged in quite some time, so I wanted to […]

October 1, 2021

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An Easter Breakfast Brunch with HyVee

Photos by Nicole Laing Photography Where are my breakfast people? I’ve never been a huge breakfast person, but my little guy Connor is the ultimate morning person. He loves to wake happy and the first thing he says is “mom, I’ll take some pancakes, a side of eggs, grapes, healthy yogurt, and some orange juice!” […]

March 29, 2021

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Downtown Amoré: A Valentine Inspired Proposal

It’s here! Valentine’s weekend is officially kicking off and I just love LOVE! It’s bitter cold in the Midwest and I’m thinking a romantic at-home dinner and couch snuggles are in order all weekend. Valentine’s Day is always a hot day for engagements, so I thought it would be fun to create a winter Valentine […]

February 13, 2021

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