September Bridal Guide is HERE!

    You can now pick up the newest edition of Bridal Guide at your fav local magazine carrier. From budget tips to dress trends and real wedding features, the magazine is filled with fantastic tips for every bride-to-be. Keep an eye out (*page 86*cough, cough*) for a couple FYP pics in this issue! Greenery, […]

How to Choose Your Anniversary Gift

Being in the thick of wedding season means more than all you beautiful couples tieing the knot. With weddings come anniversaries! If you’ve had that sweet day circled on the calendar for months but are still unsure what gift you’d like to give your spouse, check out the list below. Provided by Loyes Diamonds, this […]

Cocktail of the Week: Watermelon and Cucumber Vodka

  Now’s the time to enjoy fresh, deliciously sweet watermelon. Even with access to most fruits and veggies year round, there’s nothing quite like in-season produce. Whether you plan on biting into a juicy slice, whipping up a sweet salad or pouring a craft cocktail, watermelon is one ingredient that will sing all summer long. […]

Starcom “All You Need Is Love” Party

  Closing out the month of June, former Starcom Executive Vice President Jens Welin threw a summer party that was full of color, laughter, dancing, booze, food and a little bit of rain. The event was a toast to the hard work of the creative teams Welin oversaw, as well as a goodbye party before he […]

Cocktail of the Week: Rosemary, Grapefruit & Gin

  This beautiful cocktail tastes as good as it looks! We also may be slightly biased, but we’re pretty sure nothing could look better under these drinks than our exclusive Rosé Watercolor Cocktail Napkins. Back to the drink—the savory herbal flavor of the rosemary is just perfect combined with the tart grapefruit. But we’re getting ahead […]

Designer of the Month: Lauren

  I’m a Chicago(land) girl through and through—born and raised in the good old western suburbs. It’s funny how even if you just live near Chicago, you are “from” Chicago!  I went to Elmhurst College for my bachelor’s degree. While I started college thinking I’d be a teacher or a physical therapist, halfway through I […]

Cocktail of the Week: Red, White & Blue Sangria

  We’ll always be true to the red, white and blue! Let freedom ring at your 4th festivities with this delicious sangria that is sure to be a crowd favorite. Who doesn’t love themed drinks!? Or sangria? It’s a win, win. Just be sure you have a star-shaped cookie cutter, and you can whip up this […]

Hosting a Creative Bachelorette Party Perfect for your Bride-to-Be

  While the bride and groom are busy planning the biggest day of their life together, it’s up to you as a faithful member of the bride tribe to pull together a blowout bachelorette party. Now there are some pretty strong traditions when it comes to saying goodbye to the miss years, and maybe an […]

Cocktail of the Week: Raspberry Beermosa

  Truth—we’ve been celebrating summer for quite some time now. However, day one came to us officially yesterday. That’s right folks, time to kick back and say, “the sunshine told me to.” We were super excited to find this beermosa recipe that makes beer the unexpectedly perfect summer brunch drink. Can’t you just imagine yourself […]

How to Throw an Industrial Glam Party

There are so many party themes a host can choose from and be creative with. Not to mention all the little nuances and personality! We’re loving this industrial glam party thrown by none other than one of the wedding industry’s top brands, The Knot. Planned and executed by Simply Elegant Occasions, this Portland Mixer provided local […]