It's the new year, and we're looking back at wedding's from last year! When Jennie & Nic came to us, they had a good idea of what they wanted their wedding to feel like - whimsical and romantic. They also wanted to include little nods to The Beatles throughout their wedding, since 'Across the Universe' was one of the first movies they ever watched together. It was such a pleasure to bring their wedding visions to life, and we could not have done it without the amazing Avant Gardenia. Seriously, just wait until you see these photos by Kristin La Voie Photography -- they'll just make you swoon!
Don't forget to keep a look out for subtle Beatles details throughout the day....
For your wedding party, you don't always have to have men on one side, and ladies on the other - Nic chose to have his two sisters stand by his side, in grey dresses to match the groomsmen!
We'll always suggest having a First Look with dad -- so much emotion!
Jennie & Nic really wanted to have their First Look and photos at the Chicago Botanic Gardens. Luckily, it was the perfect summer day and just a quick drive from the venue!
Jennie was OBSESSED with her bridal bouquet. So glad Avant Gardenia was able to get anenomes this time of year as their little black centers pop amongst the lush white peonies and ranunculus with accents of blue sweet pea.
And now for the most magical part of the shoot --- oh my!
Meanwhile, the ceremony space at Noah's was transformed into a whimsical dream full of candlelight and lush greenery.
In order to create more of an "altar", Avant Gardenia created this dreamy ivory draping backdrop with hanging greens.
How adorable is this sweet flower girl with a flower wand instead of tossing petals -- very fairy princess!
Stay tuned for Part 2 coming next week!
Venue: Noah's Lincolnshire
Photographer: Kristin La Voie Photography
Planning: Sweetchic Events
Floral: Avant Gardenia
Videographer: Smiling Toad
Caterers: El Pollo Rico & Wok N Fire
DJ: Eujin Kwak
Band: Meet the Beetles
Paebaek: Vogue Fashion
Linens: Taylor Rental Party Plus
Hair & Make-up: Nika Vaughan Bridal Artists
Bakery: Le Sucre Cakes
Photo Booth: Fox & Harrison