Prepare to be enchanted by this romantic and rustic Indiana farm wedding, so beautifully captured by Jennifer Van Elk Photography. A meaningful family affair, the bride and groom exchanged vows and celebrated at the bride’s parents’ farm—the same place where her parents were married 25 years earlier. We adore all of the rustic elements {weathered frames, mason jar arrangements and handwritten signage} with a decidedly sophisticated twist. A muted color palette and simple dècor let the newlyweds and their breathtaking surroundings take center stage. At the end of the evening, guests were encouraged to light a wish lantern, making it a magical time for the couple and their family and friends.

While this event took place at a private family farm, you can easily replicate this rustic style at a similar location with the help of some talented wedding professionals. We’ve recommended several talented vendors below to get you started.

Photographer: Jennifer Van Elk Photography / Venue: Private Farm (Indiana) / Caterer: Pete’s Duck Inn / Floral Designer: The Floral Farmers / Hair Stylist: Redhead Salon / DJ: Nate Bennett Entertainment

Suggested Vendors:

Photographer + DJ: Cage + Aquarium Productions / Venue: Copperstone Inn at Orchard Ridge Farms (Rockton, Illinois) or Northwind Perrenial Farm (Springfield, Wisconsin) / Floral Designer: Avant Gardenia / Invitations: Be U Brides

 
 

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, we bring you green. Not the color green, eco-friendly “green”.  “If bein green” is your wedding desire, you’re in luck. Naturally Yours Events is an eco-friendly wedding and event planning company. They specialize in coordinating weddings and events with as many green touches as you would desire. If you’re looking for day-of coordination or full planning services, they will work with you to create an event that is incredibly fun and naturally yours! Lucky in Love, here are few green weddings below:

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Photographers featured: Jeremy Lawson Photography | Maypole Studios | Tim Tab Studios

 

 
 

City View Loft, Chicago’s Premier All-Inclusive Venue Space
Revolt Events and Pure Kitchen Catering Come Together Under One Roof
to Provide a “One-Stop-Shop” for your Wedding!

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Chicago’s newest event space, City View Loft is the premier “one-stop-wedding-shop,” offering brides and grooms the unique opportunity to transform the venue into their own personalized space and more! Located at 324 N. Leavitt in Ukrainian Village, owner Joshua Yates, also of Pure Kitchen Catering and Revolt Events, has united the three businesses together to provide the ultimate wedding experience for couples. Offering one of the best skyline views of Chicago, City View Loft is the perfect urban backdrop for your special day.

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Open since August 2013, City View Loft frees their clients from the chaos of wedding planning while still giving them creative freedom in designing the space. “I want to make planning a wedding simple and enjoyable,” says owner Joshua Yates. “I’ve brought these three businesses together under one roof to work as a team to create beautiful, stress-free weddings. Revolt Events and Pure Kitchen Catering have come together under City View Loft to provide its customers with every part of planning a perfect wedding. ”We have a curated list of vendors who work together to create one of a kind events that fit each couple’s unique vision for their big day.”

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The 4500 sq-ft space is an industrial timber loft featuring an open concept floor plan, 13-ft timber beams, exposed brick and floor-to-ceiling windows that frame the skyline view. “Sunlight fills the space during the day for a warm and welcoming ceremony, and the twinkle of the city’s lights at night are picture-perfect for dinner and dancing,” says Yates.

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For more information, please call 312.224.8277 or visit www.cityviewloftchicago.com
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Photography provided by: Carasco Photography and Maypole Studios.