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Within these uncertain times, plans in every area of life have certainly been turned on their side. Innovative problem solving has led couples to design weddings that respect social distancing measures, opt for a courthouse wedding for the time being, or re-imagine future wedding plans altogether. Whatever changes are planned, flowers continue to have a […]

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In one word, Chicago Athletic Association captures elegance. As an 1893 landmark, the space’s dark wood walls, stained glass windows, and antique sconces make for a traditional backdrop for contemporary weddings. Below are some standout moments of weddings that Pollen had the pleasure of working on, ranging from weddings held on sunny spring days to […]

The Details: This couple’s wedding was eclectic, charming and utterly romantic. A striking centerpiece of lush foliage and flowers floated above the sweetheart table while an assortment of smaller floral hoops—which doubled as unconventional bridesmaid’s bouquets—hung above the couple’s wedding cake during their Salvage One reception. Color Palette: Blush, toffee, magenta, ivory, plum, and pale […]

A statement table resplendent with foliage and candles, long enough to sit your wedding party might be in your wedding vision, or a humble sweetheart table might be just the thing for you and yours. Whatever path you take, the inspiration is boundless. From floating foliage to bouquets turned centerpieces, mini arrangement to swags of […]

What can be said about the bouquet? It’s at the center of the magic that is a wedding! Whether loose and leafy or full and petite, bridal bouquets are an expression of your most personal taste. We love garden-inspired bouquets here at Pollen, ideally utilizing local and seasonal flowers for a bouquet that is not […]

The wedding cake…one of the many foundational decisions that has to be made when designing your special day. Here at Pollen, we add the finishing touches that help to make a wedding cake your wedding cake. Over the years we’ve seen a whole spectrum of styles: from the four-tiered to the single-tiered, the ornamental to […]

The Details: A brightly colored late summer wedding at Greenhouse Loft. Color Palette: Magenta, pale pink, violet, and orange. Flower Palette: Dahlias, zinnias, garden roses, scabiosa, and stock. All photography by Hadassah Brand and Kristin Parra for Cage & Aquarium Event Team Photographer: Hadassah Brand and Kristin Parra for Cage & Aquarium Ceremony and reception: […]

A seemingly small detail at first, boutonnieres provide just the moment for a pop of color or unexpected foliage, such as a fern. Here are some shots from Pollen’s Inspiration Files to help you make sense of the plethora of ideas, proving that boutonnieres offer one more way to make your day memorable, down to […]

5/6/2020 – 5/9/2020. For a limited time and with limited stock. Pre-order available now for contact-free pick-up or delivery. With our spring weddings postponed, we’re itching to fill your lives with nature’s beauty! We’re offering a curated selection of green plants for Mothers’ Day weekend. If you already have a pretty pot to pop the […]

All photography by Sprung Photo. The Details: A bold and colorful array of spring flowers for a lively April wedding at Revolution Brewing‘s Kedzie Taproom. Color Palette: Coral, yellow, pink, peach, lilac, and blue. Flower Palette:  Peonies, ranunculus, poppies, astilbe, tweedia, craspedia, and yarrow. Team Photographer: Sprung Photo Ceremony, Reception, and Catering: Revolution Brewing

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