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Wedding Destinations: NEVIS

Wedding Destinations: NEVIS

Chicago is seeing a taste of spring these days and it's got us feeling some tropical sunshine vibes! Pre-COVID (remember those days? *sigh*) - I had the opportunity to get a little vitamin "sea" in one of the most beautiful places on earth! Thanks again to the Four...

Andrias & Cody’s LondonHouse Wedding in Modern Luxury

Andrias & Cody’s LondonHouse Wedding in Modern Luxury

We love seeing our MDE couples featured! We still secretly do a little dance every single time, and our excitement never fades. Our couples' visions paired with our direction and the team of creative partners come together to create stunning events that speak so...

Pumped up Kicks: Our Picks: Favorite Wedding Shoes

Pumped up Kicks: Our Picks: Favorite Wedding Shoes

You have all heard the song "Pumped up kicks, right? Well now it is probably stuck in your head! But in all reality, a wedding day is THE day to pump up your shoe game and so many of our brides (and grooms!) have not disappointed with their shoe choices. Ranging from...

Repurposing Your Wedding Ceremony Floral

Repurposing Your Wedding Ceremony Floral

Floral: from wedding ceremony to sweetheart table One gorgeous creation of bold color, lush floral and so much romance but with two purposes. Something we have been noticing here in the wedding world is the ever so consistently emerging ceremony floral that is later...

2022 Updates From MDE

2022 Updates From MDE

We have made our way through January and celebrated both the new year and Lunar new year officially as of Feb 1! This year of the water tiger is full of bravery and courage, creativity and manifesting good into our lives and we are here for it! We have had much going...

I Do, Part II: An Enchanted Tented Vow Renewal

I Do, Part II: An Enchanted Tented Vow Renewal

PartySlate included Selina and Chad's vow renewal in their recent e-news and we are still swooning over their magical vow renewal. Enchanting Tented Vow Renewal In Chicago, Illinois Originally published on PartySlate Michelle Durpetti...

My First Rodeo First Birthday Party

My First Rodeo First Birthday Party

My First Rodeo, Western-Themed First Birthday My First Rodeo is a fun first birthday party theme that offers the opportunity for lots of unique elements that will add to the western style! As any parent can attest, a first birthday is quite the milestone. It's a day...

What the heck is a wedding boom?!

What the heck is a wedding boom?!

It is no secret that we are in the midst of a boom. A wedding boom, that is! With the rollout of the vaccine and states beginning to open up, we are about to experience a tidal wave of weddings. Far different from March of 2020 when it all came screeching to a halt, right? Yes! Let’s discuss today on the blog!

A Dreamy Wedding at the Drake

A Dreamy Wedding at the Drake

Genesis and Brett are a fairytale couple. It is impossible not to feel the love they not only have for each other but for everyone they encounter— it radiates in all directions. I am so grateful for the opportunity to help bring their vision to life! I worked with...

Romantic Loft Wedding in Rochester, New York

Romantic Loft Wedding in Rochester, New York

The MDE team loves to travel for clients and colleagues alike! What a treat it was to be part of Erin McDonald’s team that brought this beauty to life in Rochester, NY last fall. Having collaborated so frequently over the last decade, we were thrilled to be their...

Ariana + Ben’s Union League Club Wedding

Ariana + Ben’s Union League Club Wedding

The overall vision for this wedding was classic and romantic. Layered onto this timeless foundation are countless personal elements of their love story. There wasn’t a single detail forgotten, from the custom guest-bathroom...

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