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How to Choose Your Perfect Wedding Venue in Central Illinois 11.25.20

You’re engaged! YAY! The excitement is real, but the wedding planning has officially commenced. You know you want to get married in Illinois, but where do you start? What should you consider when choosing a wedding venue? Read on to to see our steps on how to find the perfect venue!

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Wedding Planning Checklist in Central Illinois: The Reception 11.10.20

There’s nothing we want more than a successful, upbeat wedding reception, so we put together a wedding planning checklist in . This reception starter checklist will help you get things rolling with planning the party of the year! Start here to create a list of goals so you can pace yourself and have a perfectly […]

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Samantha + Calen’s Wedding at Spruce Street Studios 11.4.20

Samantha and Calen had an amazing September 2020 wedding at Spruce Street Studios. We always have a great time working with Spruce Street Studios, and this couple’s wedding photos turned out amazing here! As you’ll see, Samantha and Calen, as well as their wedding party, had an amazing time!

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Heaven + Josh’s October Wedding • Metamora, IL 10.22.20

Amazing details, great style, and a beautiful outdoor ceremony in Metamora, IL, Heaven and Josh’s October 2020 wedding was such a pleasure to capture! We had such a great time with this amazing couple and so enjoyed the outdoor photo opportunities as well as all the amazing details that made this wedding look so elegant. […]

Central Illinois Wedding Photography Emma and Andrew's Wedding at Bloomfield Barn

Emma and Andrew’s Wedding at Bloomfield Barn 10.1.20

The proposal Emma and Andrew went to high school together and reconnected a few years after graduation and have been happily together ever since. “After spending the day with family, Andrew decided it was the perfect night to go out on the town and walk around for a bit. Although I was exhausted, I agreed […]

Central Illinois Wedding Photography, Bride, Groom, Illinois Photographer, Complete Weddings + Events Photographer Mackensie Archibald, Willow Creek Farms

Jordan and Sarah’s Beautiful Fall Wedding at Willow Creek Farm 9.30.20

The Love Story “Our story starts when we were in our senior year of High School. We started to date on October 20, 2013. High School with him was fun and easy-going, especially prom. Once we both graduated, we knew it was time to make a decision. I was already taking classes at Joliet Junior […]

Vow Writing Tips from Wedding Experts

Vow Writing Tips from Wedding Experts 9.15.20

Writing your own wedding vows can be one of the most genuine acts of love on your wedding day. Your own thoughts can mean the most to your loved one, and hearing what you feel in words can be moving and memorable. These intimate moments are what make a wedding day so special. Sharing personal […]

Champaign Wedding 2020 Central Illinois Wedding Planning Tips for Great Music!

2020 Central Illinois Wedding Planning Tips for Great Music! 8.17.20

Brides in 2020 are wedding planning so much and one of the hardest decisions can be music.  Wedding Planning for the biggest day of your life can be a bit overwhelming.  Whether you trust the expertise of the DJ or have already compiled a detailed playlist of songs we can help! I hope we can […]

Wedding Ring Trends

Wedding Ring Trends of 2020 8.7.20

The Traditions There are many things to consider when shopping around for a ring. The typical 4 c’s for example is a good starting point when considering the purchase of a Diamond. Cut, Clarity, Color, and Carat are the Go-To guidelines that all jewelers use when appraising stones.  While the old adage of Diamonds are […]

Micro Ceremony Central Illinois' Latest Wedding Trend

Micro Ceremony Central Illinois’ Latest Wedding Trend 7.20.20

Planning a Micro Ceremony Current events have been tough on the wedding and event industry and many brides have been wondering what to do. We at Complete Weddings + Events have heard plenty of horror stories.  Luckily our solutions first minded staff have been able to reschedule all of our postponed brides. To make things […]

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