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Yanni Design Studio Wedding Photographs At Astoria Banquets

Posted in Ceremony & Reception Locations, Wedding Vendors

We love photographing weddings where Yanni Design Studio has done the the decorating. They always turn whatever wedding venue they are at into a magical place. They are literally geniuses at transforming a room into a wedding wonderland. From amazing  lighting, to lucious flowers, to elegant linens to their unique indoor fireworks system, Yanni does it all.  They have been beautifying weddings in the Chicago area for over 10 years and they have the experience that allows us to highly recommend them to our brides and grooms. Like Jolie Images,  Yanni Design Studio works with your individual preferences and budget to create your unique and breathtaking wedding.

Yanni Design Studio is located nearby our photography studio in Wheeling.  If you are a bride and/or groom and you are looking to create your perfect wedding, you can contact Yanni Design Studio at 847-419-9999 or visit their new website at or email them at Join their mailing list to get updated on other recent events that they transformed. It is always so fun to look at.

If you are interested in contacting Jane Allen Events, please read more about her here.
If you are interested in holding your wedding at Astoria Banquets in Buffalo Grove, IL , click here for more information.

Please click on the below wedding photographs to view the full size images.

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Weddings By Karolina Recommended by Jolie Images

Posted in Wedding Planners, Wedding Vendors

On October 2nd, 2010, we photographed Amanda and Jeff’s wedding.  Their wedding planner was Karolina of Weddings By Karolina. She did an amazing  job coordinating and planning their special day. It was a gorgeous wedding, on a gorgeous autumn day in Chicago and we feel very lucky to have photographed this Amanda on Jeff’s wedding.

Great job Karoline and congrats to Amanda and Jeff! It was a beautiful wedding for a beautiful couple.

If you are in the Chicago area and you are interested in having Karolina plan your special wedding day, you can find her contact information below.

Here are some of the photographs from their wedding. Please click the below thumbnails to see the full frame.

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To Contact Karolina:


Colorful Wedding Photographs Taken At Floryan Banquets, Des Plaines, IL -G.E.S Events

Posted in Ceremony & Reception Locations, Wedding Planners

Ibitayo and Oluseyi had their wedding on August 14th 2010 at the beautiful Floryan Banquets in Des Plaines, IL.

Erica Siafa of G.E.S Events was the wedding planner of this wedding and she did a FANTASTIC job. The creative  use of flowers, candles and colors created a fun and colorful- yet elegant wedding. Our photographer had a blast photographing this fun couple at their gorgeous wedding. The wedding color theme was a rainbow of bright colors. Whoever said that wedding colors had to just be one or 2 colors will be amazed to see how the use of so many colors created a breathtaking reception.  The bridal party was as colorful as the flowers- with  dresses and vests to match the beautiful floral arrangements which included bright pink  hydrangeas, colorful carnations, elegant white roses,  fancy feathers and fun beads among other items.

If you are looking to plan a colorful wedding at a beautiful banquet hall in the Chicagoland area, we highly recommend that you contact G.E.S events and consider the beautiful Floryan Banquests in Des Plaines.

Please click on the below photo gallery to view some of the gorgeous wedding photographs that our photographer Boris took there. Below the gallery you will find more information about Floryan and G.E.S Events.

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More about Floryan Banquets:

Floryan Banquets is conveniently located in Des Plaines, IL  near I-90 just minutes away from O’Hare airport. It  accomodates anywhere from 50-400 guests, has free parking, special amenities and years of culinary experience and professional service.  For more information, please contact them.
1730 Elmhurst Rd.
Des Plaines, IL 60018
Reservations (847) 758-8225

About G.E.S: From Erica Siafa
G.E.S. EVENTS is a full service design house which specializes in creating a lifestyle for our clients. We are able to transform any major event in your life to reflect your personality and vision. The team at G.E.S. consists of young fashionable designers that believe entertaining should be done with style.  If it’s a wedding, party, or house viewing from the moment a guest enters your space till the last toast has been made every moment should entice both their emotion and senses; starting with memorable pictures seen throughout during a cocktail hour to sweet smells of one of a kind custom made floral arrangements.  Create a lifetime of memories with G.E.S

You can reach them at:  1-847-769-1460

Music To Go DJ Service At Myers Castle In Dyer, IN

Posted in Ceremony & Reception Locations, Wedding Vendors

The following photos are from the wedding of  Nicole and Mike which took place on August 20th, 2010 at the amazing Myers Castle in Dyer, Indiana. Meyers Castle is a beautiful setting for both gorgeous ceremonies and receptions-  and when you combine it with the lighting and music services of Music To Go DJ Service,  the result is an elegant and fun wedding that will be remembered forever.

We were honored to photograph Nicole and Mike’s special wedding day. The room was elegantly lit and the entire group had the  time of their lives!

Please click on the below thumbnails to view the images larger.

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If you are having a wedding in the Chicago area and you are  interested in using Music To Go DJ Service, here is their contact info:

Chris Florek
owner, DJ

If you are interested in having your wedding at Myers Castle, here is the contact info:

1370 Joliet St.
Dyer, IN 46311

219 . 865 . 8452 ( Indiana )
773 . 646 . 5613 ( Illinois )


A Wedding By Jane Allen Events, Professional Bridal Consultant at Astoria Banquets

Posted in Ceremony & Reception Locations, Wedding Planners, Wedding Vendors

Jane Allen Events is a Jolie Images highly recommended wedding vendor. It is a wedding photographers dream to photograph a beautifully coordinated wedding that is the perfect combination of elegant and fun.  If you are looking for a truly professional bridal consultant that will help make your day a picture perfect day with your own unique flare, we suggest contacting Jane Allen Events.

On August 20, 2010, we had the privilege of photographing Quinette and Jerry’s wedding at the beautiful Astoria Banquets in Buffalo Grove. The outdoor shots were shot at the Chicago Botanic Gardens in Northbrook which is not far from Astoria right before the reception.  As you can see from the below slideshow, Jane Allen did an amazing job. The wedding ran smoothly and effortlessly and it shows in the photographs. If you are interested in hiring Jane Allen to help create your dream wedding, her contact information can be found below.
Click on any of the below thumbnail images to see the full photo and/or a slideshow.

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More About Jane Allen

Jane Allen not only has an excellent eye for detail but has the experience and passion to help create your dream wedding.  Jane received the designation of Professional Bridal Consultant ™ through the Association of Bridal Consultants.  As Founder of Jane Allen Events, Jane believes that a flawlessly executed wedding is a must and prides herself in spending time ensuring that every event gets the personalized attention it deserves… “because in your dreams, every detail matters”

If you are interested in having Jane Allen coordinate your wedding, here is her contact info:

If you are interested in having your wedding at Astoria Banquets, here is their contact information:
1375 West Dundee Road
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

Tel: 847.392.7500
Fax: 847.392.7577