The Do’s and Don’ts Every Groom Should Know About

Your wedding day is very special and it is in every groom’s best intention to have the day move on smoothly. However, not so many couples manage to keep it that way. As every wedding planner will tell you – always prepare for a hiccup. But one thing that they won’t tell you is that […]

Getting Ready Together: Tips for the Bride and Groom

Photo provided by Studio Negarin from Pexels You’ve finally decided to take the next step in your relationship and get married! There’s a lot of time between the start of your engagement and when you walk down the aisle, and it makes sense that the two of you would want to spend as much of […]

Creating Your First Wedding Budget

Creating a budget for your wedding can be very overwhelming. We are sharing a few simple tips we recommend, to help relieve a bit of budget planning stress. Decide On Your Total (realistic) Budget Weddings are very expensive – we all understand that. In Chicago, the average cost is around $30,000. That doesn’t mean that […]

You Got Engaged! (Now What?!)

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text] Congratulations! This is one of the most exciting times of your life and it’s just going to get better! No matter how far away your wedding date is, time is going to FLY by and this time now, right after your engagement is going to be the biggest whirlwind. While you might […]

Grace and Romance at the Belvedere, Ashley & Cedric

Ashley and Cedric were the most amazing couple to work with, and we thoroughly enjoyed helping them coordinate all of the details for their summer wedding here at Belvedere Events & Banquets. We couldn’t wait to share these photos from their beautiful day with you! Congratulations Ashley & Cedric! We hope this first year of […]

Perks of Hiring A Wedding Planner

Congratulations! You’ve gotten engaged to the love of your life and now it’s time to start planning the wedding! It’s the most exciting time….and for some, the most stressful. It feels like you have a million things on your to-do list, and they all have to be done RIGHT NOW. You can relieve a lot […]

5 Of Our Favorite Bridal Shower Gifts

What is the best etiquette for choosing a gift for the bridal shower? Should you choose a gift for the bride, or something that the couple can both use? Should you pick something from the couple’s registry, or should you choose a gift that is a bit more personal and shows how well you really […]

Trendy Fall Wedding Ideas We Can’t Resist for 2017

Are you a bride to be planning a fall wedding? We think you are going to adore this year’s fall trends for 2017, because we sure do! The trends this year are all about enjoying nature, whether it’s outdoors or bringing nature indoors – with a modern, romantic spin! Think thick evergreen garlands, beautiful natural […]

Planning the Perfect Summer Wedding and Some Great Ideas

Summer weddings are beautiful, warm and romantic! Whether you are planning a gorgeous morning wedding on the beach, or a mid-afternoon wedding in a beautiful garden, there are some important planning tips to take into consideration. Here are a few of our best tips on how to prepare the perfect summer wedding. Summer Wedding Locations […]