Hunter’s Vintage Sports Bar Mitzvah

Hunter’s Bar Mitzvah was one of a kind thanks to the inspiration of his very stylish and creative mother. She wanted his celebration to be boyish but modern, cozy, fun, and adult friendly without being over the top. She started by booking the modern and...

Floral & Friends At Indie Wed Chicago

by Natalie On Saturday Carolyn and I stopped by Indie Wed to see to visit our friends who were participating vendors in their annual event held at the unique Chicago venue Ravenswood Event Center. Neither of us had ever been or participated but this...

Freshly Fallen Snow

by Natalie Fresh white snow fell last night in Chicago. It always makes me feel serene and in awe of the mystery of the world. It’s one part exciting with a dash of magical. It’s also the perfect backdrop for green and yellow spring...

Studio Tour: Sarah Drake & Nimble Well

by Natalie Last Friday my friend and designer extraordinaire Sarah Drake co-hosted an open house at her studio to introduce some of her new 2013 paper line and show off her rearranged digs with new biz flat...

Dreaming of a White Christmas

As I wait in front of the oven, new apron on, for the final timers to go off and our seriously yummy dinner to come out of the oven all toasty and cheesy and hammy I'd like to wish you and yours a very Merry...

The Birthday Party Project

by Natalie Today is my birthday. I’m 36 and I’ll admit as the numbers creep higher I’m guilty of being a little less excited about my birthday, though I’m always excited for others to celebrate theirs. The last five days my life have been pretty amazingly...

Seeing {Emerald} Green!

This morning as I was watching LIVE! With Kelly and Michael and I was just about bowled over with excitement when they announced that Emerald Green has been declared the Pantone color of the year for 2013! I immediately texted Natalie. As two fair skinned,...

Glossed & Found Wedding Love

by Natalie For years we have loved watching local online mag, Glossed and Found feature so many amazing creative companies in their fashion focused yet bubbly and giggly videos, site, and blog and are thrilled to be a part of their...

Before The Wishbone

As I sit under a warm pile of blankies and dog-ters with my husband in our cozy house watching colorful floats and bouncy dogs flicker across the tv screen in our pjs today, I ask myself what I'm thankful for.  There are so many things...

The Knot & Hello Darling Fall/Winter 2012

by Natalie We were SO excited when we found out that two of our favorite weddings of 2011 were going to be featured in The Knot Chicago Fall/Winter 2012 issue.  We so loved working with our fabulous clients and their planners to put together...

Enchanted Garden at JW Marriott Chicago

by Natalie Last Saturday was action packed, two weddings, each STUNNING, but a LOT of work! I must admit that I woke up on Sunday and took a huge sigh of successful relief. The fruits of our labor extended beyond the gorgeous celebrations to...