Katie collected Jack Daniels and Crown Royal Bottles from a Watering Hole near her Chicago apartment, then painted them shades of mint for half of her centerpieces – the remaining tables had centerpieces of fresh, homemade donuts and cronuts placed on cake pedestals for sharing with neighboring tables.
Gorgeous Lemon Leaf Garland draped the Suspended Alpha Order Seating Assignment in the Ice Cellar and then an even more gorgeous garland connected the Metallic Champagne Bistro Chiavari Chairs for the Bistro-Sweetheart Table placed under the Black Chandelier in The Barrel Room.
Backyard Soiree Weddings and Events took Katie’s wishes, then designed and executed with the help of the following vendors. Sarah Axelson – custom invitation and all event signage, Embellish Specialty Rentals – Metallic Champagne Bistro Chivari Chair, Broadway Florist, Luxe Productions, The Sweetery, Beautiful Day Linens and Penguin Foods.
Extra-Special thanks to My Angel, Assistant, Abby.
Kiss Kiss – Kelly
Professional Photos by Jolie Photography
Katie collected bottles from a Watering Hole near her Chicago Apartment and then painted them and added Purple Dahlias. The table number, in keeping with the custom design for Katie & Brian is the work of Sarah Axelson and is hanging on mirror glass hooks which are the inventory of Backyard Soiree Weddings and Events and are ‘Free with Me’
Centerpieces for half of the tables were fresh donuts and cronuts atop cake pedestals, accented with a Dahlia and announced with a flag in keeping with the custom design by Sarah Axelson for Katie and Brian.
The Bistro Sweetheart Table, reserved for Mr. and Mrs. Wilkin, under the black chandelier in the Barrel Room.
Mr. and Mrs. Wilkin – Party of Two at The Bistro Sweetheart Table under The Black Chandelier in The Barrel Room.
Table Number by Sarah Axelson in keeping with the Custom Design she created for Katie and Brian
Suspended Windows are the inventory of Backyard Soiree Weddings and Events and held the Alpha Order Seating Assignment for guests to view during Cocktail Hour in The Ice Cellar.
Center Window was gifted to Katie and Brian by Backyard Soiree and is now in the their home as a Forever Momento of the Day.
A kiss in The Ice Cellar. The Alpha Order Seating Assignment was displayed on Old Windows above the Table of Appetizers during Cocktail Hour.
Custom Signage by Sarah Axelson especially for Katie and Brian
Old Windows are the inventory of Backyard Soiree Weddings and Events and are ‘Free With Me’
Mrs. Brian Wilkin …
Katie & Brian’s Sweetheart Bistro Table under The Black Chandelier in The Barrel Room
Bistro Sweetheart Table Draped in Toasted Champagne Rosette Linen and Metallic Champagne Bistro Chivari Chairs Garnished with Lush Green Garland and placed under the Black Chandelier in the Barrel Room at The Prairie Street Brewhouse.
Reserved for “Mrs. Wilkin” Custom signage in keeping with Katie&Brian’s invitations, programs, etc. ‘ribbon-ed to Metallic Champagne Bistro Chiavari Chairs draped in fresh green garland for the Sweetheart Table placed under the Black Chandelier in the Barrel Room at The Prairie Street Brewhouse.
Reserved for “Mr. Wilkin”
Custom Signage in keeping with Katie&Brian’s invitations, ribbon’d to Metallic Champagne Chiavari Chairs draped in Fresh Green Garland for the Bistro Sweetheart Table placed under the Black Chandelier in the Barrel Room at The Prairie Street Brewhouse.
Custom Invitation by Sarah Axelson especially for Katie and Brian
Katie & Brian making a bridge beautiful.
Katie and Brian on the dock on the Rock River
Mr. & Mrs. Brian Wilkin!
To ‘Happily Ever After!’
Katie and Brian leading the way…
Katie & Brian’s First Dance with their A-Team surrounding them…”she gives me love, love, love. love, crazy love”
Sealed with a kiss…