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Elliot & Val’s Lake Geneva Wedding

Elliot & Val’s Lake Geneva Wedding

Timeless, texture, a little rustic, but mostly romantic…. What a pleasure + privilege it was to work with Elliot & Val. I am so thankful to them and so thrilled their Lake Geneva wedding was such a beautiful one! [gallery ess_grid_gal="galleries"...

Grace & Michael Celebrate at Revel Motor Row

Grace & Michael Celebrate at Revel Motor Row

Grace & Michael have the sweetest romance and the most sophisticated of styles. It was such a pleasure to bring their spring wedding to life at the gorgeous (and historic!) Revel Motor Row space. Grace is a creative and visual person, and when we started talking...

The wide world of weddings and the “wedding boom”

The wide world of weddings and the “wedding boom”

Just a little pretty inspiration for the eyes, ✨and a little wisdom for the soul: A creative’s pricing is based on their time and experience in the industry, not any one client’s budget. ????. I know, we may need to go back and...

Antinori Wine Dinner at Gene & Georgetti

Antinori Wine Dinner at Gene & Georgetti

We had the honor of planning Gene & Georgetti's inaugural wine dinner where we celebrated family, multi-generation tradition, all things Italian and of course -> spectacular food + wine. This wine dinner with Antinori was not only the perfect fit but a...

Pride Brunch with Cabaret

Pride Brunch with Cabaret

We had the honor to execute a Pride Brunch in celebration of Gene & Georgetti's 80th year featuring a cabaret performance by the immensely talented Honey West. Honey's performance was full of talent, heart and wonderful energy and we cannot thank her enough. We...

June Happenings at MDE

June Happenings at MDE

Welcome to June, amici miei! We are well underway with wedding season this year and could not be more grateful to be back at work, doing what we love! Can you believe that we are halfway through June?! It is almost unbelievable that July is right around the corner. ...

Inside Weddings includes Michelle in their roundup of Expert Advice

Inside Weddings includes Michelle in their roundup of Expert Advice

We are so excited to see Michelle featured in Inside Weddings' "Expert Advice" section, she shares a quick tip about destination wedding invitations and paper goods, be sure to check it out! And don't miss the piece she wrote on planning an amazing intimate wedding...

Join Michelle at “The Special Event” in Miami!

Join Michelle at “The Special Event” in Miami!

Michelle is thrilled to be speaking at The Special Event in Miami next month! Her presentation will be on how to inherit a team and make it your own. Inspired by her personal experience moving into a leadership role within her family’s restaurant the last two years,...

Happening in May with MDE

Happening in May with MDE

Can you believe we are here, about to enjoy summer and little by little moving forward from the darker moments of this pandemic, towards something better? ???? Here in Illinois, restrictions to events + weddings have been steadily loosening and Illinois Events...

Michelle on NBC Chicago, Bridge Phase

Michelle on NBC Chicago, Bridge Phase

Chicago's NBC 5 asked Michelle to be on their segment regarding Chicago entering the Bridge Phase, check it out below: Find the full segment, here.

Named One of Chicago’s Best Wedding Planners!

Named One of Chicago’s Best Wedding Planners!

PartySlate just released their picks for the "39 Best Wedding Planners in Chicago" and we are elated to be included amongst such a talented list of wedding professionals. Thank you, PartySlate! 39 Best Wedding Planners in Chicago Originally published on PartySlate, by...

What Might Wedding Season Look Like This Year?

What Might Wedding Season Look Like This Year?

Thank you to NBC 5 Chicago for reaching out and quoting Michelle regarding upcoming wedding celebrations and the pandemic. What Might Wedding Season Look Like This Year? Chicago's Top Doctor Offers Hope Event planners are seeing demand come back; health experts...

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