This week’s Real Engagement is so over-the-top romantic! Kara and Jack owe their relationship to their fathers being childhood best friends. After hearing so much about Jack’s family over the years, Kara decided to connect with Jack on Facebook, while they were in college and many time zones apart (she was in Hawaii and he was in Indiana). The adorable pair maintained a long-distance relationship, full of skyping and texting, until Kara decided to move back to Chicago, while Jack attended grad school.
When it came time to pop the question, the proposal was nothing short of spectacular. Jack arranged a surprise “meeting” that included wine, a personal video full of their closest family and friends, and a custom engagement ring.
We absolutely love the staff at Brides.com for their unique style, fresh advice and thoughtful posts, so we were thrilled to see that the Chicago editor, Heather Lee, featured one of our city-themed save the date cards in Wedded Bits a few days ago!
You can read the entire post on Brides.com. Heather says she’s working on a story about save the dates for the next issue of Brides Local—we’ll be sure to be on the lookout!
Getting married in Chicago? Check out these tips for making the most of your photo shoot from our guest blogger, Bella Pictures!
If you’re planning on having your wedding in the great city of Chicago, you may be contemplating where to have your wedding portraits taken. The most popular “go to” place is Millennium Park in Downtown Chicago. Here are the six major spots for you to consider:
• BP Bridge
• Jay Pritzker Pavilion
• Cloud Gate
• Crown Fountain
• Lurie Garden
• Millennium Monument
Today’s Real Wedding was submitted by Michelle of Misha Media. Majka and Ziggy married June 8, 2009 in Chicago. The photographer took advantage of the atmosphere of the Windy City to create stunning shots using Majka’s long, flowing veil. We love the Manolos and the classic city photos!
Everything about your wedding stationery should showcase something special about your ceremony and your style as a couple. These charming city-themed save the date cards offer a fun way to share a part of your life with your loved ones when you spread the news about your upcoming wedding day. Which of these cities do you call home?