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Weddings browse Weddings
Timeless Navy & White Wedding - Beller-Jones Timeless Navy & White Wedding - Beller-Jones 56 photos
Timeless Navy & White Wedding - Beller-Jones

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Timeless Navy & White Wedding

Lake Forest, Illinois

This elegant and simple wedding took place at the historic Armour House Mansion in Lake Forest. Following the absolutely stunning ceremon...
Style Traditional, Summer
Setting Historic Estate/Mansion
Colors
Refined Rustic Wedding - Inspired Catering & Events Refined Rustic Wedding - Inspired Catering & Events Refined Rustic Wedding - Inspired Catering & Events 15 photos
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.
Chic Modern Wedding: Perri & Marian - SQN Events Chic Modern Wedding: Perri & Marian - SQN Events Chic Modern Wedding: Perri & Marian - SQN Events 49 photos
Chic Modern Wedding: Perri & Marian - SQN Events

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Chic Modern Wedding: Perri & Marian

Chicago, Illinois

Set at the fashionable Langham Hotel, this modern wedding uses vibrant, splashes of color to add a chic vibe
Style Modern
Stunning Black & Gold Wedding - LK Events Stunning Black & Gold Wedding - LK Events Stunning Black & Gold Wedding - LK Events 40 photos
Stunning Black & Gold Wedding - LK Events

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Stunning Black & Gold Wedding

Chicago, Illinois

Setting Museum/Gallery
Traditional White Wedding - Dennis Lee Photography Traditional White Wedding - Dennis Lee Photography Traditional White Wedding - Dennis Lee Photography 71 photos
Traditional White Wedding - Dennis Lee Photography

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Traditional White Wedding

Chicago, Illinois

The beautiful architectural details of the Chicago Athletic Assoc. Hotel provided a stunning backdrop to this elegant, classic affair pho...
Style Formal/Black-tie/White-tie, Traditional
Colors
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 fr...
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Fundraisers browse Fundraisers
Van Gogh Opening Gala 2016 - HMR Designs Van Gogh Opening Gala 2016 - HMR Designs Van Gogh Opening Gala 2016 - HMR Designs 11 photos
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.
Chicago Non-Profit Gala & Fundraiser - Four Seasons Hotel Chicago Chicago Non-Profit Gala & Fundraiser - Four Seasons Hotel Chicago 20 photos
Chicago Non-Profit Gala & Fundraiser - Four Seasons Hotel Chicago

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Chicago Non-Profit Gala & Fundraiser

Chicago, Illinois

This stunning ruby red gala held by the University of Chicago Women's Club.
Style Formal/Black-tie/White-tie
Setting Hotel/Inn/Resort
Colors
Gala | The Great Gateway| Cancer Researcher - Bob & Dawn Davis Photography & Design Gala | The Great Gateway| Cancer Researcher - Bob & Dawn Davis Photography & Design 24 photos
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 mill...
Setting Ballroom
Chicago Lyric Opera, Opening Night Gala 2016 - HMR Designs 11 photos
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 Roh...
2016 Steppenwolf Theater Gala - Event Creative 2016 Steppenwolf Theater Gala - Event Creative 29 photos
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 ...
Tickled Pink for Bright Pink Fundraiser 2015 - Paramount Events Tickled Pink for Bright Pink Fundraiser 2015 - Paramount Events 17 photos
Tickled Pink for Bright Pink Fundraiser 2015 - Paramount Events

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Tickled Pink for Bright Pink Fundraiser 2015

Chicago, Illinois

In 2015, Bright Pink celebrated the 10th anniversary of its Tickled Pink celebration, proceeds of which benefitted the organization’s bre...
Setting Raw Space
Mitzvahs browse Mitzvahs
Teen Dream Bat Mitzvah Celebration - Flow Entertainment, Inc Teen Dream Bat Mitzvah Celebration - Flow Entertainment, Inc 35 photos
Teen Dream Bat Mitzvah Celebration - Flow Entertainment, Inc

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Teen Dream Bat Mitzvah Celebration

Chicago, Illinois

This pink and purple lighted Bat Mitzvah had a non-stop fun atmosphere with everything one could want. There were custom personalized sug...
Island Chic Bar Mitzvah - Kehoe Designs Island Chic Bar Mitzvah - Kehoe Designs Island Chic Bar Mitzvah - Kehoe Designs 14 photos
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 ...
Setting Raw Space
Punk Rock Bat Mitzvah - Flow Entertainment, Inc Punk Rock Bat Mitzvah - Flow Entertainment, Inc 15 photos
Punk Rock Bat Mitzvah - Flow Entertainment, Inc

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Punk Rock Bat Mitzvah

Chicago, Illinois

Rapper K.W.O.E. rocked out this punk rock themed Bat Mitzvah. With a personalized stage and centerpieces, colored lights, and room décor ...
Theme Music
Setting Country Club
Bat Mitzvah - Kehoe Designs Bat Mitzvah - Kehoe Designs Bat Mitzvah - Kehoe Designs 29 photos
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 MITZVAH AT TWIN ORCHARD COUNTRY CLUB - Kehoe Designs MITZVAH AT TWIN ORCHARD COUNTRY CLUB - Kehoe Designs 14 photos
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.
Setting Country Club
Colors
Birthdays browse Birthdays
Hawaiian 65th Birthday | MCA Warehouse Chicago - Bob & Dawn Davis Photography & Design Hawaiian 65th Birthday | MCA Warehouse Chicago - Bob & Dawn Davis Photography & Design Hawaiian 65th Birthday | MCA Warehouse Chicago - Bob & Dawn Davis Photography & Design 87 photos
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 Ar...
Style Summer, Garden
Theme Other
Setting Museum/Gallery
Colors
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse 2nd Birthday Party - LK Events Mickey Mouse Clubhouse 2nd Birthday Party - LK Events Mickey Mouse Clubhouse 2nd Birthday Party - LK Events 71 photos
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 & friend...
Theme Movie/TV
Setting Private Residence
Colors
MILESTONE BIRTHDAY PARTY - Kehoe Designs MILESTONE BIRTHDAY PARTY - Kehoe Designs MILESTONE BIRTHDAY PARTY - Kehoe Designs 10 photos
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!
Baby You're A Firework 1st Birthday - Wrap It Up Parties 20 photos
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 ...
Style Glamorous
Theme Other
Setting Private Residence
Colors
Bollywood Birthday Bash - Andre LaCour Photography Bollywood Birthday Bash - Andre LaCour Photography 33 photos
Bollywood Birthday Bash - Andre LaCour Photography

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Bollywood Birthday Bash

Chicago, Illinois

Theme Other
Setting Ballroom
Celebrations browse Celebrations
The Lakewood Launch - The Lakewood The Lakewood Launch - The Lakewood 15 photos
The Lakewood Launch - The Lakewood

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The Lakewood Launch

Chicago, Illinois

This one of a kind event space from Paramount Events is now open! At it's launch event, guests took in the stunning new venue and it's ...
Setting Raw Space
FORM: Art + Floral - Inspired Catering & Events FORM: Art + Floral - Inspired Catering & Events 26 photos
FORM: Art + Floral - Inspired Catering & Events

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FORM: Art + Floral

FORM: Art + Floral is a collaboration between artists and florists to create an exhibit of unique dialog between two creative fields. Fl...
Style Garden
Setting Museum/Gallery
Colors
Fourth of July Soiree - Christine Janda Design & Events Fourth of July Soiree - Christine Janda Design & Events Fourth of July Soiree - Christine Janda Design & Events 112 photos
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
Peaches & Cream, Ruffles & Bows Baby Shower - Christine Janda Design & Events Peaches & Cream, Ruffles & Bows Baby Shower - Christine Janda Design & Events Peaches & Cream, Ruffles & Bows Baby Shower - Christine Janda Design & Events 65 photos
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 th...
Pretty in Pink Baby Shower - Chez Pretty in Pink Baby Shower - Chez Pretty in Pink Baby Shower - Chez 40 photos
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...
Theme Animal
Setting Raw Space
Little Miss Baby Shower - Wrap It Up Parties Little Miss Baby Shower - Wrap It Up Parties 19 photos
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!...
Style Modern
Setting Raw Space
Colors
Corporate Events browse Corporate Events
“Monochrome Magic” Corporate Dinner Party - Jennifer Anderson Events 15 photos
“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 chandel...
Colors
2017 CEC Gala - VKL Consulting Group 2017 CEC Gala - VKL Consulting Group 85 photos
2017 CEC Gala - VKL Consulting Group

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2017 CEC Gala

Chicago, Illinois

The Gala is the CEC's annual fundraiser to support its foundation that provides scholarships for outstanding students studying to join th...
Setting Hotel/Inn/Resort
Gala | The Great Gateway| Cancer Researcher - Bob & Dawn Davis Photography & Design Gala | The Great Gateway| Cancer Researcher - Bob & Dawn Davis Photography & Design 24 photos
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 mill...
Setting Ballroom
12 Chicago Venues for Memorable Corporate Holiday Parties

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12 Chicago Venues for Memorable Corporate Holiday Parties
Whether it’s a corporate luncheon to thank your staff or a full-scale evening bash to fete the year end, these Chicago venues provide the...
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2016 UNICEF Gala Chicago - The Geraghty 2016 UNICEF Gala Chicago - The Geraghty 2016 UNICEF Gala Chicago - The Geraghty 27 photos
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 UNICE...
Tickled Pink for Bright Pink Fundraiser 2015 - Paramount Events Tickled Pink for Bright Pink Fundraiser 2015 - Paramount Events 17 photos
Tickled Pink for Bright Pink Fundraiser 2015 - Paramount Events

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Tickled Pink for Bright Pink Fundraiser 2015

Chicago, Illinois

In 2015, Bright Pink celebrated the 10th anniversary of its Tickled Pink celebration, proceeds of which benefitted the organization’s bre...
Setting Raw Space
Any Events browse Any Events
Secret Garden Baby Shower - Hope Weis Consulting Secret Garden Baby Shower - Hope Weis Consulting 24 photos
Secret Garden Baby Shower - Hope Weis Consulting

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Secret Garden Baby Shower

Chicago, Illinois

A lovely Secret Garden Baby Shower to welcome a special little girl!
Golden Garden Inspired Wedding - LK Events Golden Garden Inspired Wedding - LK Events Golden Garden Inspired Wedding - LK Events 55 photos
Golden Garden Inspired Wedding - LK Events

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Golden Garden Inspired Wedding

Chicago, Illinois

Classic elegance at the Ivy Room with charming vintage details from LK events
Setting Raw Space
12 Chicago Venues for Memorable Corporate Holiday Parties

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12 Chicago Venues for Memorable Corporate Holiday Parties
Whether it’s a corporate luncheon to thank your staff or a full-scale evening bash to fete the year end, these Chicago venues provide the...
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Luxurious Garden Wedding | Ritz-Carlton | Chicago - Bob & Dawn Davis Photography & Design Luxurious Garden Wedding | Ritz-Carlton | Chicago - Bob & Dawn Davis Photography & Design Luxurious Garden Wedding | Ritz-Carlton | Chicago - Bob & Dawn Davis Photography & Design 135 photos
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
Style Country, Formal/Black-tie/White-tie, Glamorous, Modern, Preppy, Romantic, Spring
Theme Other
Setting Ballroom
Colors
Traditional White Wedding - Dennis Lee Photography Traditional White Wedding - Dennis Lee Photography Traditional White Wedding - Dennis Lee Photography 71 photos
Traditional White Wedding - Dennis Lee Photography

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Traditional White Wedding

Chicago, Illinois

The beautiful architectural details of the Chicago Athletic Assoc. Hotel provided a stunning backdrop to this elegant, classic affair pho...
Style Formal/Black-tie/White-tie, Traditional
Colors
Green, Marigold and Red Garden-Inspired Wedding at The Field Museum - LK Events Green, Marigold and Red Garden-Inspired Wedding at The Field Museum - LK Events 68 photos
Green, Marigold and Red Garden-Inspired Wedding at The Field Museum - LK Events

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Green, Marigold and Red Garden-Inspired Wedding at The Field Museum

Chicago, Illinois

Bright colors set the stage for this gorgeous garden-inspired set under a canopy of twinkle lights at the Field Museum. Thoughtful detail...