The moody color of 2021 is all tones of brown. So it is not surprising the trend this year is for creating a contrasting & melancholy wedding day design look.
06.18.21 | Bluestem Hall, Urbana IL
I first meet Julie and Sergei in October 2019 (yes, 2019!) with their wedding day planned for August 21st, 2021. My initial excitement in our call I tried to keep discrete, as we instantly connected over living in California. The couple at the time lived in the San Francisco area, and with me being from Orange County, it felt like we had switched regions! Sergei and Julie met here in Champaign as they attended high school together, then over the years they found their way to California. Little did I know from that first talk, how special there wedding day would become.Read More
The Midwest has barns scattered throughout the lands. Find out how to plan your wedding day with our design, framework and coordination tips from an expert wedding planner.
06.05.21 | Private Residence, Monticello
I first meet Colby and Ben in January 2020 with their wedding day just about seven month away! You could tell Colby had been dreaming about this day with a vivid vision for their dream day!Read More
05.29.21 | The Prairie Glass House
This couple couldn’t wait to be married and be a family. I first meet Krysta and Steve in July 2020 with their wedding day just about a year away! The two of them were so excited they found each other and the joy of planning their wedding with them we very wavered!Read More
05.22.21 | Millers Farm Barn
I first meet Emma and Austin in February 2020 with their wedding day just about a year away! We chatted about how the two of them met, their jobs, life her in Champaign and their wedding. I knew right away I would enjoy working with them both, and I so did!Read More
05.08.21 | Bluestem Hall
A classy, elegant and retro inspired wedding day is here for Larasha + Anthony! We started planning their wedding day in December 2019 and with some luck, the couple was fortunate enough to have their wedding day on their originally planned wedding day!Read More
04.24.21 | Bluestem Hall
1 2 3 the wedding day is here for Sarah + Alek! Our initial consultation was August 18th 2019.Read More
10.23.20 | The Moore Building
Not many people talk about this..but as a full service wedding planner you are blessed to go on the couple’s wedding journey with them.Read More
10.17.20 | The Farmstand Barn
Not many people talk about this.. but as a full service wedding planner you are blessed to go on the couple’s wedding journey with them.Read More
08.08.20 | Private Residence, Champaign ILNot many people talk about this.. but as a full service wedding planner you are blessed to go on the couple’s wedding journey with them.
When I first met with Emily & David the pure joy, kindness, excitement and love they had for each other was instant to me. One of the first question I ask couples in planning is “What do you two want to feel on your wedding day?” They both wanted a day that honored their love with their family & friends with a beautifully intentional day that expressed who they are as a couple.Read More
The publication of Gao + Yang’s wedding day is in The Knot! The feature was chosen for its auspicious qualities, red anchored this wedding at the University of Illinois.
Can you see the difference in the tabletops? Not every occasion has to use china for a stunning tabletops. The quality of plasticware can amaze your guests, revealing the elegance of china! If you are deciding between a plastic or china take a look at these two tabletops to see if you can tell the difference.Read More
There is no I in team but there is an I in IY.
So why am I so hesitant to say I, when describing the behind the scenes of a company I created? Take this personal look with me, into the start of Inspire Your® weddings and events.Read More
Not every wedding has to be formal and or informal. The juxtaposition of the two can be where you have the most fun! If you are deciding between a formal or informal experience to entertain your wedding guests, the perfect fit could be in between. Here are my entertaining tips!Read More