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Allen Williams Events in Chicago at Dynasty Banquets in Hammond, In

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

We recently photographed the wedding of Enid and Reginald. Their wedding was on October 30th 2010 and they used Allen William Events as their wedding planner and coordinator. Their wedding was beautiful and elegant and pretty in pink! Congratulations to Enid and Reginald and way to go Allen Williams Events! The wedding was held at the beautiful wedding venue Dynasty Banquets in Hammond, Indiana.

Here are some photos of the details of their wedding. For more about Allen Williams Events, see below.

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About Allen Willams Events From Their Website

Nicole has been planning weddings and special events since 2005.  As a result of her love of event planning, Allen/Williams Events was born.  Nicole’s eye for style and elements of design paired with organizational skills will make planing your event pure bliss!  Her entire team has extensive event planning experience and are all committed to meeting your needs.

If you are in the Chicago Area and you wish to contact Allen Williams Events, here is their contact information:


Dynasty Banquets located in Hammond, Indiana is a great wedding venue that is conveniently located not too far grom Chicago. It is a beautiful and large hall with 89 guest suites.  We love photographing wedding their because their picturesque gazebo and their glamourous stair case makes for beautiful wedding photos. To see more of Enid and Reginald’s wedding photos please contact us.

If you are interested in having your wedding at Dynasty Banquets, visit their website at:

4125 Calumet Ave.
Hammond, IN

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:


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!

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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.
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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

A Wedding With DJ Scott Fijolek at Astoria Banquets in Buffalo Grove

Posted in Wedding Vendors

DJ Scott Fijolek was the the DJ of  Dawn and Gary’s Wedding that took place at Astoria Banquest in Buffalo Grove  August 7, 2010.

Here are a few shots of  him in action! Click on the below thumbnails to enlarge.

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DJ Scott Fijolek
630-244-7670 (Text or Phone)
8-777-DJScott (Toll Free)

If you are interested in holding your wedding ceremony and/or reception in the Chicagoland area, consider Astoria Banquets. Below is their contact info.

Astoria Banquets

1375 West Dundee Road
Buffalo Grove, Illinois 60089

Tel: 847.392.7500
Fax: 847.392.7577


Wedding Photographs At Arrowhead Golf Club Wheaton, IL

Posted in Ceremony & Reception Locations, Wedding Vendors

If you want and elegant and beautiful wedding, we at Jolie Images recommend Arrowhead Golf Club in Wheaton, IL. Arrowhead Golf Club is on our preferred Chicagoland wedding reception halls list because we love taking gorgeous photos there! The inside is romantic and elegant and makes for a great backdrop for wedding photographs. If you are a bride or groom that is looking to take breathtaking outdoor shots, look no further. Arrowhead’s reception hall is on a scenic golf course with green rolling hills.

If you are interested in having your wedding your wedding at the Arrowhead Golf Club, there is more information at the bottom of this post.

Below are photos from Jennifer and Jonathan’s wedding reception that took place on August 15th of 2010 at Arrowhead.

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More about Arrowhead:

Conveniently  located in the heart of DuPage County. Magnificient Clubhouse amenities and service. Spectacular course views in all seasons. Unique meeting and event space for groups of 10 to 300.

Arrowhead Golf Club Additional Offerings:

  • Indoor Ceremony
  • Outdoor Ceremony 
  • Specialized Linens
  • Coat Check Service
  • Custom Designed Sweet Tables
  • Ice Carvings
  • Valet Parking

(630) 653-5802

26w300 Butterfield Rd, Wheaton, IL 60189

Link to their website’s wedding information:

Polly's Petals Florist Grayslake, IL – Wedding Bouquets and Flowers Photos

Posted in Wedding Vendors

Polly’s Petals was recently the florist for a wedding we photographed.  Here are some photos showcasing the beautiful flowers from Polly’s Petals.  from the wedding of Colette and Ben who were married  May 15th, 2010 in  Illinois.

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If you are interested in having Polly’s Petals be the florist for your wedding, here is their contact information:

217 Windjammer Ln., Grayslake, IL

Bridal Makeup Artist – Glamour By Laura

Posted in Wedding Vendors

Courtney and Gregory were married July 10, 2010.  Their makeup artist was Laura Tigipko of Glamour by Laura. She does beautiful and natural make up that brides are sure to love! We love photographing her “picture perfect” brides.

Here are a few photos from their wedding. Look how gorgeous Courtney looks! It definitely made for one happy groom…

If you are interested in having Glamour By Laura do your bridal hair and/or makeup, you can find more information at:

Lake Forest Flowers Bouquet Photos at the Deerfield Hyatt

Posted in Ceremony & Reception Locations, Wedding Vendors

Vicki and Mike had their wedding  May 8th, 2010. Their reception took place at the Deerfield Hyatt in Deerfield, IL

Lake Forest Flowers was their florist. We love the beautiful flowers that they had so we are taking a moment to show you.  The gorgeous combination of purple, fuchsia and white hues made for gorgeous flower photographs and a gorgeous wedding.

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If you would like to contact Lake Forest Flowers about being your wedding florist, here is their contact info:

546 Western Avenue
Lake Forest, IL 60045

Our tradition of high quality products, value and service is evident in every order we handle. Our work has been shown in Architectural Digest and many other prominent publications. Our customers include major corporations, hotels, and thousands of individual people whom it is our utmost goal to please.
Lake Forest Flowers has become the premier floral establishment in both the Chicago area and its world wide delivery service.

If you are interested in having your wedding at the Deerfield Hyatt here is the contact information:

1750 Lake Cook Road
Deerfield, IL 60015


Here is a link to their wedding planning page: