Natural & Organic Nuptials ~ A Chicago Botanic Garden Wedding

by Carolyn & Kathryn With nearly thirty garden displays and natural areas set among nine lake-surrounded islands, the Chicago Botanic Gardens hold 385 dreamy aces of gorgeousness in Glencoe, Illinois. Inspired by the venue and the bride’s simple and clean California vineyard style, we ...

DIY ~ Paper Luminaries

by Kathryn Nisha and Dan’s wedding last week featured gorgeous table centerpieces and décor including our beautifully handmade red paper luminaries. We’ve had such an amazing response that we thought we’d share a little DIY action with you. What you’ll need: ...

Sweet Details ~ Retro Bridal Shower, part 2

by Carolyn We were so enamored with Jane’s sweet vintage inspired event space when we were scouting locations for this shoot, and we couldn’t wait to add the HD touch to the quaint decor. The adorable custom rainbow lollipop placecard...

Sweet Details ~ Retro Bridal Shower, part 1

by Carolyn I don’t know about you but one of my favorite parts of any soiree has to be the delectable, perfectly coordinated treats! When we started brainstorming ideas for our Retro-Prep Bridal Shower featured on Style Me Pretty, we knew petite sweets would...

Dreamboard ~ Color Explosion

By Kathryn & Morgan Having too much color in summer is never a crime (we think the same goes for eating too much ice-cream).  So, what’s better than an over-the-top color-filled wedding? Hmm, we can’t seem to think of anything! ...

1, 2, 3, 4, Tell Me That You Love Me More

by Kathryn & Morgan Whether you have five guests or five hundred, stylish and unique tables numbers are a must here at Hello Darling.  Duh!  Here’s our criteria for finding (or making!) the dreamy table numbers you’ve been looking for! 1. Table numbers...