Kayla and Terry Featured on Chicago Splash!

September 6, 2017,

Wedding Wednesday, MDE Couple Featured on Chicago Splash

We absolutely LOVE it when our couples are featured! Kayla and Terry were a dream to work with and were featured on Chicago Splash this past May.

"For Kayla Mannausa and Terry Kruger it was love at first “site”: They were each other’s first (and last) dates through Match.com.After meeting on the dating website and chatting online, the couple decided to have dinner at Adobo Grill (215 W. North) — and five and a half years later, he proposed there. Post-proposal, Kruger, 30, director of sales at technology servicer 3 points, whisked Mannausa to Canada. He surprised her with an engagement photoshoot at the fairytale-like Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel nestled in the heart of Banff National Park.

The couple added a touch of Hollywood to their “over-the-top romantic” wedding at The Drake Hotel (140 E. Walton) April 7. “We did the ‘Dirty Dancing’ [routine] and a portion of the lift,” says Mannausa, 30, aesthetician and marketing coordinator at Pinski Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery.

After dinner — during which a video of personalized messages from the couple’s loved ones played — their 215 guests packed the dance floor until a confetti pop ended the night with a bang." Continue reading on ChicagoSplash.com.

The Vendors Who Made The Day

Event Planning + Coordination

Michelle Durpetti Events


Red + Olive

Floral + Decor

Anthony Gowder


Red + Olive - Peter Gubernat

Reception Venue

The Drake

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