• Couple Spotlight,  Planning,  Real Events,  Wedding

    Alexandra & Jeremy’s Wedding

    On May 25, 2019 we celebrated the wedding of Alexandra and Jeremy. Their wedding was full of special surprises which you’ll have to keep reading to find out. This was a real Chicago wedding. Taking place at the Millennium Knickerbocker’s crystal ballroom just off of Michigan Ave and down the street from the lake.  The ceremony took place in the ballroom and featured gorgeous blue and gold floral and design work by Yanni Designs. These gold pedestals truly complemented the room and gave it a regale feeling when walking down the aisle.  But once down the aisle it gets even better with a gorgeous alter design covered in flowers. Not…

  • Alexandra Michele Events
    Planning,  Wedding

    Wedding Budget

    So you just got engaged. Although the first thing you might want to do is jump right into planning, whether that is buying a dress or picking a venue. You need to do one very important thing first. Have that dreaded money talk. I know I know that is NO fun and a gross way to start your wedding planning journey, but it has to be done.  Now you’re thinking “I know I have to make a budget but I’ve never gotten married before! I have no idea what kind of prices are reasonable for anything!” This is the time to do your research and gather some inspiration. Do you…

  • Alexandra Michele Events
    DIY,  Planning,  Wedding

    DIY Wedding Stationery

    Weddings are expensive. so if there are ways to save money why not go for it, right? Well that isn’t always the case. There are some instances where it is better to just hire a professional than take on the task of doing it yourself. DIY projects aren’t for everyone and they take a lot of time and patience to do correctly. Stationery and Signage can be very expensive, so naturally many couples want to save as much money as possible in this area. Especially considering most people (except you and your parents) probably aren’t going to keep your invitations and save the dates after the wedding is over. However,…

  • Alexandra Michele Events
    Dresses,  Planning,  Wedding

    Say Yes to the Dress…Mothers

    Shopping for a mother of the bride or groom dress can be a very overwhelming process. Most women haven't worn a gown like this before and don't really know where to start let alone what to do. As a professional bridal consultant I have some advice to help make your search a little easier!

  • Alexandra Michele Events
    Dresses,  Planning,  Wedding

    Say Yes to the Dress part 2

    Finding a bridal gown is an exciting process but it can also be a stressful one. I hope that I can make it a bit easier for you. As a bridal stylist myself, I never want any of my brides to be nervous to stressed about their appointment. Shopping for a bridal gown should be an exciting and fun experience! Not one where you walk away discouraged and upset. Today I want to share 5 more tips that brides should keep in mind mind for their bridal gown appointments.

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