University Club Wedding — Victoria and Patrick

In the heart of Chicago, on a crisp September day, the city’s historic University Club of Chicago served as the perfect backdrop for Victoria and Patrick’s much-anticipated wedding celebration. Their love story, which began online during their respective training periods—Patrick for the army and Victoria for medical training—culminated in a ceremony and reception that embodied […]

Artifact Events Wedding – Natalie and Cameron

The first word that comes to mind when I think of Natalie and Cameron’s wedding is “easygoing”. From our first meeting to the last-minute ceremony location change to the final farewells to all their guests, everyone in this family was cool as a cucumber and just planning to enjoy the day–we surely did, too! Wedding […]

Chicago History Museum Wedding–Colleen and Nick

Colleen and Nick had a vision for a beautiful wedding in summertime Chicago, and we were so thrilled to have been a part of bringing that vision to life! The morning found Colleen and her entourage at the Ambassador Chicago, where the expertise of Tina Tobar in hairstyling and Jose Deleon and Shannon O’Brien in […]

Hyatt Lodge Wedding — Amy and Brendan

From our first conversation, it was clear that Amy and Brendan’s connection was something special. We met Amy at her friend Tricia’s wedding years earlier, making the opportunity to orchestrate her big day a delightful reunion. We started off at Amy’s childhood home, while Brendan and his companions readied themselves a stone’s throw away at […]

Anixter Center Mission Possible Fundraiser 2023

Although we certainly do love a good wedding, there is something special about knowing the work Five Grain Events did to make a fundraiser go off without a hitch has a direct effect on how that organization is able to fulfill its mission.  That is just how we felt about our work with Anixter Center’s […]

Dudefest 2023

Earlier this week, the Creevy Family made the official announcement that due to rising production costs they had decided to conclude the annual celebration benefiting Misericordia. While we certainly understand the decision, and know it was a tough one to make, we’ve been reminiscing about the three in-person and one virtual fest we had the […]

Morgan’s on Fulton Wedding – Courtney and Cooper

Courtney and Cooper’s story began in the corporate world, where their paths crossed at work, seated side by side at adjacent desks. What started as colleagues swiftly blossomed into something more. After a year of working together and dating, Courtney made the decision to pursue new opportunities, but their connection remained.  Four years later, after […]

Geenhouse Loft Wedding — Leah and Vivek

Leah and Vivek’s colorful May wedding was an embodiment of sheer joy and elegance. From the moment we met these two, their love for one another was contagious! Looking back on these fabulous photos by Hanna Walkowaik, their connection still radiates. The day began with Leah and her bridesmaids enjoying a pampering session from Solo […]

Harold Washington Library Wedding — Kate and Zach

Kate and Zach celebrated their nuptials in the heart of Chicago at the historic Harold Washington Library Winter Garden. We were so grateful to be a part of bringing their vision to life on this spectacular spring day in May. Kate and Zach, though currently living in Madison, knew they wanted to honor their love […]

University Club Wedding–Natalie and Enoch

Natalie and Enoch, where to start? This delightful couple was referred to us by the University Club of Chicago team just under four months before their memorable November wedding day. Upon meeting them, we were eager to embark on the journey of planning an extraordinary celebration with them!  Wedding day commenced at University Club, where […]

Twin Orchard Country Club Wedding — Emma and Robby

Emma and Robby’s wedding day was nothing short of a magical celebration, and I’m thrilled to share the incredible journey we had in planning their special day at Twin Orchard Country Club in Long Grove, Illinois. The ladies gathered early in Emma’s room at the Westin Chicago North Shore, decked out in adorable pajamas Emma […]

Artifact Events Wedding–Eliza and Kyle

I am here for all these moody fall weddings and Eliza and Kyle’s was no exception, especially taking place at one of our favorite venues, Artifact Events.  Eliza and her bridesmaids were up early at Westin Michigan Avenue to greet The Bridal Beauty Team and start the wedding day glam process.  Emily with Hello Rose Photography captured the details […]