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A Few of Our Favorite Wedding Shows in Chicago Booking season is underway! Many couples get engaged between Thanksgiving and Valentine’s Day, leading to a jump in inquiries and consultations in late winter and early spring. Booking season for us! Planning season for you! If you got engaged over the holidays, you’ve likely started to […]

POSTED IN: Events

We were excited to participate on once again in Indie Wed, held on Saturday at the Ravenswood Event Center!  Indie Wed is “THE alternative to traditional wedding expos.”  Traditional wedding expos are not our thing, so we’re happy to have this opportunity to meet potential clients who also have a more independent spirit. Amanda joined […]

We were just thrilled to be a part of an amazing creative team of Indie Wed vendors who contributed to this styled photo shoot of Geometric Wedding Inspiration on 100 Layer Cake’s blog.  Thanks to Kelly at Indie Wed for inviting Pollen to be a part of it!  And thanks to Amanda Megan Miller Photography […]

POSTED IN: Winter Wedding

Wow…  I’m so honored to have participated in another winter Indie Wed (year 3!).  I had an especially good time this year.  I got to catch up with a few past clients, see a few current clients, and meet potential future clients! I was excited to meet some vendors with whom I have been hoping […]

POSTED IN: Wedding Planning

Pollen was lucky enough to be selected to display at Indie Wed not just once, but twice!  I have described last year’s display as “showing off.”  I created a bouquet, centerpiece, and boutonniere for three different looks, showing the range of styles Pollen can do.  Intimidated by a sophomore effort, and no longer feeling the […]

Pollen will be displaying again at Indie Wed this year!  I know, I know…  I’m not much of a wedding show person, either.  But this one is different, I swear!  Indie Wed features more non-traditional wedding vendors.  Ones that lean toward the modern, the edgy, or the eco-friendly. Last year was fantastic, and this year […]

POSTED IN: General

For the “modern” theme for Pollen’s Indie Wed display, the inspiration was a beautiful pair of Stuart Weitzman shoes.  The decor picked up the fuchsia color of the shoes with deep pinks, as well as pewter and silver, and conveyed simple elegance. I featured fuchsia phalaenopsis orchids in the centerpiece, bridal bouquet, and boutonniere.  These […]

POSTED IN: General

The Quirky/Woodsy vignette from my display at Indie Wed definitely got the most attention.  About a week before Indie Wed, I thought about cutting out this vignette, because I really hadn’t figured out yet what I was going to do for it.  I was thinking of the theme as Wintry/Rustic, and envisioned using birch bark […]

POSTED IN: General

Recap of Pollen’s experience of and floral display at Indie Wed, an alternative wedding expo held at the Ravenswood Event Center on January 30, 2010.

POSTED IN: General

Win a pair of tickets to Indie Wed, Chicago’s first independent wedding show and sale.

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