All photography by Bethany Carlson Photography. The Details: October wedding on a rainy day with a ceremony and reception amid the classic gothic architecture at Chicago Athletic Association. Color Palette: Ivory and green. Flower Palette: Lisianthus, garden roses, anemone, dahlias, olive foliage, baptisia foliage, eucalyptus, stock, and dahlias. Event Team Photography: Bethany Carlson Photography […]
All photography by Cling & Peck The Details: A wedding on a rainy October day with unique details that referenced the couple’s favorite movies, ceremony and reception at Brique Chicago. Planning and coordination by You Name It Events. Color Palette: Burgundy, blush, ivory, and orange. Flower Palette: Dahlias, garden roses, thistle, hydrangea, stock, and dusty […]
All photography by Avant-garde Photography. The Details: A late-September Scottish wedding at Exmoor Country Club. Color Palette: The deep sapphire of the bride’s heels and the groom and groomsmen’s ties set a backdrop for a mostly monochromatic wedding. The bouquets also included sage greens and the pale pink of the dahlias. Flower Palette: Ranunculus, garden […]
All photography by Redwall Photo. Thank you, Tasha! The Details: Late summer wedding at Columbus Park Refectory. Color Palette: Ivory, taupe, mauve, sage, with details of champagne, pale pink, burgundy, and navy. Flower Palette: White majolica spray roses, gardenias, Patience garden roses, scabiosa, Japanese anenome, and clematis. Those of you who have worked with Pollen […]
All photography by Kate Weinstein. The Details: Wildflowery, colorful summer wedding at Salvage One. Color Palette: A mixed color palette of dusty rose, pink, peach, coral, blush, lavender, ivory, orange and touches of blue. Flower Palette: Dahlias, anemone, ranunculus, zinnia, jasmine, scabiosa, tansy, and garden roses. Event Team Photographer: Kate Weinstein Planning: Breanna Manzie, Shannon […]
All photography by Jeremy Lawson Photography. The Details: Early summer wedding at City Winery Chicago. Color Palette: Burgundy, ivory, lots of green, and accents of coral and blush. Flower Palette: Dahlias, garden roses, white majolika, stock, green hydrangea, and serviceberry.
Since getting into the wedding flower business, I’ve become a big fan of the old school private clubs in Chicago. The architecture and artwork is usually jaw-dropping, and the University Club of Chicago is no exception! Big thanks to our clients, M&M, and to Christy Tyler Photography for sharing their gorgeous images. I’m focusing on […]
All photography by Studio Finch.
I absolutely loved Colleen’s description of the look she was going for with her wedding flowers: refined roadside. Love, love, loved it. AKA: English garden gone wild. Thank you to Dawn E. Roscoe Photography for the beautiful photos! The bridal bouquet featured some of my very favorite blooms of spring. Flowering dogwood in a bridal […]
Rachel and Jason’s wedding at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum reminded me that there are many little things, easy to overlook, that we at Pollen do to minimize the ecological impact of our clients’ weddings. Some are more obvious, liking working with locally grown flowers whenever possible. Others are less obvious. Here are a couple […]