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Refined Rustic Wedding - Inspired Catering & Events

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Refined Rustic Wedding

North Barrington, Illinois

This rustic wedding includes a touch of whim. Vibrant colors and fabulous fete and decor brightened this day for all.
Luxurious Garden Wedding | Ritz-Carlton | Chicago - Bob & Dawn Davis Photography & Design

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Luxurious Garden Wedding | Ritz-Carlton | Chicago

Chicago, Illinois

Breathtaking and romantic – lush floralscapes dazzled guests at this luxurious Ritz-Carlton wedding beautifully captured by Bob & Dawn Davis
14 Rustic Weddings We Love

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14 Rustic Weddings We Love
Whether it be in Wine Country or South Carolina, rustic weddings have been a trend amongst many couples. This type of wedding can vary from chic to boho, and there is a style for everyone. Let these rustic weddings influence you as you a...
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Armour House Wedding: Lydia & Matt

Lake Forest, Illinois

Shades of dusty blue, navy and grey are incorporated into this lovely classic wedding at the historic Armour House
Lovely Rustic Summer Wedding - Rebecca Marie Photography

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Lovely Rustic Summer Wedding

Chicago, Illinois

Not many people realize that weddings are a team sport until after it’s all said and done. But Caitlin & Aaron #NailedIt. Maybe someone gave these two a heads up (hint: Caitlin’s sister who works with the rockstar team at LK Events) or t...
Fundraisers browse Fundraisers
Gala | The Great Gateway| Cancer Researcher - Bob & Dawn Davis Photography & Design

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Gala | The Great Gateway| Cancer Researcher

Chicago, Illinois

What an evening at the Gateway for Cancer Research in the grand ballroom at Navy Pier Chicago with 1,000 guests who raised over $4.1 million and still counting! The beautiful decor by Rishi Patel and his team at HMR Designs! The show was...
2016 Steppenwolf Theater Gala - Event Creative

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2016 Steppenwolf Theater Gala

Chicago, Illinois

This year's gala celebrated their 40th anniversary by highlighting their ensemble. A production photo of every member was represented in the tent which was complimented by an urban loft design inspired by the new bar and cafe which opene...
Tickled Pink 2017 - Paramount Events

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Tickled Pink 2017

Chicago, Illinois

Tickled Pink for Bright Pink welcomed over 1200 guests and raised $60,000+ for Bright Pink.​ ​The party kicked off at Morgan Manufacturing. Guests sampled fare from 50+ top Chicago restaurants, sipped cocktails and brews and danced the n...
Van Gogh Opening Gala 2016 - HMR Designs

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Van Gogh Opening Gala 2016

Chicago, Illinois

For the Van Gogh Opening Gala, HMR Designs utilized digital projection to literally put guests inside the artist's work.
2016 UNICEF Gala Chicago - The Geraghty

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2016 UNICEF Gala Chicago

Chicago, Illinois

The U.S. Fund for UNICEF hosted the 9th annual UNICEF Hope Gala at The Geraghty in Chicago, Illinois, which raised funds to support UNICEF’s work to put children first. The gala’s “Imagine” theme inspired guests to imagine a world in whi...
Chicago Lyric Opera, Opening Night Gala 2016 - HMR Designs

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Chicago Lyric Opera, Opening Night Gala 2016

Chicago, Illinois

On October 1, 2016, the Women's Board of Lyric Opera of Chicago hosted Lyric's 62nd annual Opening Night Gala. Led by Co-Chairs Regan Rohde Friedmann and Eileen Murphy and President Mimi Mitchell, the glamorous evening began with 3,500 g...
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Jamaican Theme Bar Mitzvah - Paulette Wolf Events

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Jamaican Theme Bar Mitzvah

Chicago, Illinois

This Jamaican themed Bar Mitzvah held at UIC featured a make-shift town, comfortable seating, swings and a custom designed night club for the kids to dance all night in!
Bat Mitzvah - Kehoe Designs

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Bat Mitzvah

Evanston, Illinois

Abby's stylish bat mitzvah at the Hilton Orrington Hotel was simply illuminating
MITZVAH AT TWIN ORCHARD COUNTRY CLUB - Kehoe Designs

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MITZVAH AT TWIN ORCHARD COUNTRY CLUB

Chicago, Illinois

Glamorous Mitzvah celebration! Vibrant purple hues and sparkles set the tone for this sleek and stylish event.
Island Chic Bar Mitzvah - Kehoe Designs

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Island Chic Bar Mitzvah

Chicago, Illinois

This island chic Bar Mitzvah made guests feel like they were in paradise. From the fire dancers to the delicious island cuisine and food trucks, this was a tropical evening to remember.
Birthdays browse Birthdays
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse 2nd Birthday Party - LK Events

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Mickey Mouse Clubhouse 2nd Birthday Party

Chicago, Illinois

Penelope’s Birthday Party was designed around her love of Mickey & Minnie. It was a fun afternoon spent celebrating with family & friends.
MILESTONE BIRTHDAY PARTY - Kehoe Designs

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MILESTONE BIRTHDAY PARTY

Chicago, Illinois

An urban, rock & roll experience. Celebrating 60 years, but a rocker at heart!
Ode to Eras, 70th Birthday Celebration - Jennifer Anderson Events

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Ode to Eras, 70th Birthday Celebration

Chicago, Illinois

For our honored guest, we designed an aesthetic journey where we encounter relics of our entrepreneurial spirt, discover textures found in the natural wild, and tip our hats to our industrial past. Aubergine and copper tones fuse this od...
Hawaiian 65th Birthday|MCA Warehouse|Chicago - Bob & Dawn Davis Photography & Design

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Hawaiian 65th Birthday|MCA Warehouse|Chicago

Chicago, Illinois

Imagine being invited to a birthday party where you’re instructed to show up at the MCA Warehouse, you know the Museum of Contemporary Art warehouse where they store things they’re not using in the museum. When you arrive, you walk up to...
Baby You're A Firework 1st Birthday - Wrap It Up Parties

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Baby You're A Firework 1st Birthday

Chicago, Illinois

Boom Baby! "Baby You're A Firework" was the perfect theme for this sweet and sassy one year old! A hot pink, blush, white and gold color palette mixed with lush florals and gold prisms created a modern and whimsical feel. And mylar and t...
Celebrations browse Celebrations
Little Miss Baby Shower - Wrap It Up Parties

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Little Miss Baby Shower

Chicago, Illinois

The dad of the mama-to-be has always called her "Miss," so he calls the baby "Little Miss." Of course, "Little Miss" had to be the theme! The mama to be wanted the shower to be cheerful, bright and comfortable. She wanted to avoid frilly...
Pretty in Pink Baby Shower - Chez

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Pretty in Pink Baby Shower

Chicago, Illinois

This whimsical baby shower had all guests buzzing! From the elaborate sweets table to the vibrant decor, this Chicago baby shower was one to remember.
Peaches & Cream, Ruffles & Bows Baby Shower - Christine Janda Design & Events

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Peaches & Cream, Ruffles & Bows Baby Shower

Evanston, Illinois

The inspiration for the surprise shower (so fun!) was peaches & cream, ruffles & bows. We wanted to go all things pretty and girly for this shower, as we just celebrated a baby boy shower for her brother a few months previously! It was a...
Baby Shower: Elephants & Umbrellas - Creativo Loft

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Baby Shower: Elephants & Umbrellas

Chicago, Illinois

Event designer and floral phenom Christine Janda created this epic baby shower at Creativo Loft. It was an "April Showers" theme with elephants and umbrellas....installed to our tin ceiling. Truffleberry Market caterers also did amazing ...
Fourth of July Soiree - Christine Janda Design & Events

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Fourth of July Soiree

Chicago, Illinois

A lovely all-american soiree with delicious eats, boozy sno-cones and charming decor
Corporate Events browse Corporate Events
Gala | The Great Gateway| Cancer Researcher - Bob & Dawn Davis Photography & Design

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Gala | The Great Gateway| Cancer Researcher

Chicago, Illinois

What an evening at the Gateway for Cancer Research in the grand ballroom at Navy Pier Chicago with 1,000 guests who raised over $4.1 million and still counting! The beautiful decor by Rishi Patel and his team at HMR Designs! The show was...
"Runway Rockstar" Fashion Show at The Geraghty - The Geraghty

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"Runway Rockstar" Fashion Show at The Geraghty

Chicago, Illinois

Mario Tricoci "Make Me a Model" Competition. Fashion and style meets rock and roll for the Runway Rockstar, Mario Tricoci, Make Me a Model Fashion Show at The Geraghty.
25th Anniversary Corporate Party - Bliss Weddings & Events

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25th Anniversary Corporate Party

Chicago, Illinois

25th Anniversary Corporate Party with a modern trading floor theme with Metallic Gold and Black color accents.
“Monochrome Magic” Corporate Dinner Party - Jennifer Anderson Events

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“Monochrome Magic” Corporate Dinner Party

Chicago, Illinois

At this ultra chic monochromatic affair, guests eyes’ are drawn upwards to the optical illusion above. Inspired by Europe’s grand chandeliers, Jennifer Anderson and her team play with fantasy and form to create their own modern rendition...
Tickled Pink 2017 - Paramount Events

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Tickled Pink 2017

Chicago, Illinois

Tickled Pink for Bright Pink welcomed over 1200 guests and raised $60,000+ for Bright Pink.​ ​The party kicked off at Morgan Manufacturing. Guests sampled fare from 50+ top Chicago restaurants, sipped cocktails and brews and danced the n...
2016 Steppenwolf Theater Gala - Event Creative

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2016 Steppenwolf Theater Gala

Chicago, Illinois

This year's gala celebrated their 40th anniversary by highlighting their ensemble. A production photo of every member was represented in the tent which was complimented by an urban loft design inspired by the new bar and cafe which opene...
Any Events browse Any Events
Bat Mitzvah - Kehoe Designs

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Bat Mitzvah

Evanston, Illinois

Abby's stylish bat mitzvah at the Hilton Orrington Hotel was simply illuminating
14 Rustic Weddings We Love

Article

14 Rustic Weddings We Love
Whether it be in Wine Country or South Carolina, rustic weddings have been a trend amongst many couples. This type of wedding can vary from chic to boho, and there is a style for everyone. Let these rustic weddings influence you as you a...
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Luxurious Garden Wedding | Ritz-Carlton | Chicago - Bob & Dawn Davis Photography & Design

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Luxurious Garden Wedding | Ritz-Carlton | Chicago

Chicago, Illinois

Breathtaking and romantic – lush floralscapes dazzled guests at this luxurious Ritz-Carlton wedding beautifully captured by Bob & Dawn Davis
Baby Shower: Elephants & Umbrellas - Creativo Loft

Featured Event

Baby Shower: Elephants & Umbrellas

Chicago, Illinois

Event designer and floral phenom Christine Janda created this epic baby shower at Creativo Loft. It was an "April Showers" theme with elephants and umbrellas....installed to our tin ceiling. Truffleberry Market caterers also did amazing ...
Refined Rustic Wedding - Inspired Catering & Events

Editor Pick

Refined Rustic Wedding

North Barrington, Illinois

This rustic wedding includes a touch of whim. Vibrant colors and fabulous fete and decor brightened this day for all.
Lovely Rustic Summer Wedding - Rebecca Marie Photography

Featured Event

Lovely Rustic Summer Wedding

Chicago, Illinois

Not many people realize that weddings are a team sport until after it’s all said and done. But Caitlin & Aaron #NailedIt. Maybe someone gave these two a heads up (hint: Caitlin’s sister who works with the rockstar team at LK Events) or t...