Wedding With A Family Flair

Precious family memories were made this past weekend at the Ivy Room in Chicago. The McGuire family gathered to celebrate a wonderful wedding with pastel dresses and florals in vibrant purples & pinks. With a slight nod to their Korean heritage, the wedding was hosted by the “baby” of the wedding couple “parents.” A charming • Read More »


Planning a special ceremony which needs a special focal point? Want a bit of ethnic flair for your wedding? Possibly a classic Mandap for the bridal party & ceremony? Our contemporary twist on the classic Mandap is perfect for weddings, social events & theme parties. Check out our Chicago Props website – or call (312) • Read More »

Modern Wing. Modern Marriage.

When getting married in the Modern Wing of Chicago’s Art Institute, the finest of details are very important. A custom 100-foot long & 6-foot wide damask runner was sewn to complement the architecture of Griffin Court. Arrangements of ruby red mokara orchids topped stark white pillars. The minimal decor made the runner the main focal • Read More »

Contemporary Wedding Pastels

White walls. White drapes. No problem. A large white “box” of a room can easily be transformed into a beautiful wedding reception. Just add some design, flowers & dramatic uplighting. With so much natural light coming into the room, the specialty lighting gradually becomes more dramatic as the sun goes down… and party gets going! The • Read More »

Transforming A Hotel Ballroom

Not every hotel ballroom is attractive. Unless you like beige air walls. Frequently, the bride & the wedding planner want the room to look nicer than it really is. Sometimes the best way to do that is to complete cover the room with drapery. Creating a dramatic tent effect while still in the comfort & • Read More »

A Semi-Traditional Mandap

Setting the stage for a traditional Indian wedding, the mandap is front & center for the ceremony. With a raised stage, traditional seating, tables, and lighting, the mandap is a beautiful structure to set the tone for the perfect Indian wedding.

Simple Wedded Bliss

With a striking room and a blushing bride, the Hotel Allegro became the ideal setting for an elegant wedding reception. Beautiful room. Beautiful Flowers. A spherical collection of red & orange roses interspersed with red hypericum berries regally topping a silver & crystal candelabra. An elegant statement.