Sneak Peek ~ W City Center

by Natalie Last weekend’s weddings flew by in a blink of an eye!  I did manage to grab a few shots on Saturday as a sneak peek until we get the photographers’ shots though. Loved that the bride gave me some of the horsehair ribbon from her...

Dreamboard ~ A Sultry Sparkly Soiree

by Kathryn Whoever said a wedding dress had to be white? Well, I guess Queen Victoria but that’s neither here nor there. If money was no object, I never aged and wore a size double zero, my bridal attire of choice would without a...

Whimsically White At The Hyatt

by Natalie On July 3rd our lovely clients Stefanie and Michael said I do at Chicago’s Hyatt Regency. Their flowers were light and airy with whimsical touches which included a variety of fluttery orchids, soft hydrangea, snapdragons, bells of Ireland, craspedia, and variegated grasses. ...

Neighborly Love ~ SG Grand

by Morgan This week we are excited to bring something new to the HD blog by introducing some of the other businesses that we share our vibrant community with.  Hello Darling has been largely surrounded by a mix of event focused companies until recently...

Vendor Spotlight ~ Magnificent Milestones

by Kathryn, Morgan, & Natalie Kara Underwood, a sassy and chic business gal with a self-proclaimed “passion for paper” spent her formative years mesmerized by all things wedding. After taking her last college final, Kara packed up her car and headed north to the...

Hello Darling Feature ~ Show Pony Mag

by Natalie Today we’re ultra flattered to be featured on the artful and fresh entrepreneurial online mag Show Pony. The super talented Chicago/LA photographer Becky Hill is the creative and hard working woman behind this new baby and we just love all of her...

Modern California Lovin’ at The Art Institute

by Natalie Nick and Gabby, a stylish young California couple, tied the knot on June 12th at the Art Institute’s Modern Wing.  I absolutely adored working with Gabby and her fabulous planner, our friend Katie of Dettagli Weddings.  At our initial meeting we discussed...

Spring Elegance ~ A University Club Wedding

Last Saturday we were lucky to work with a very sweet couple, Alison and Mike, and their equally wonderful families.  The entire day was a breeze which I attribute to their true love and adoration for each other and to the creativity and professionalism of...

Hello Darling & Ms. Lhuillier Bouquet Pairing

by Kathryn Duffy Aside from the groom, of course, we all know that a gorgeous bouquet and gown are the perfect compliment to any glowing bride. While searching through the Hello Darling database, I was on the lookout for wedding-day floral that...

Saturday Staycation ~ Garden Photo Journal

by Natalie Walsh What does a florist do on a rare spring Saturday off?  Take pictures of her garden of course! Last Saturday morning I woke up, had a bit of breakfast, made iced lattes for the hubby and myself, made a...