Planning To Pop the Question: A Modern Guide

Chicago Wedding Bride

These days, a proposal is not as simple as getting down on one knee. More and more we see grooms having elaborate plans in place to take the moment to the next level of sentiment. DRM isn’t simply one of the many Chicago wedding bands. We’re here to help you with anything related to your […]

The Importance of Wedding Details that Aren’t the Dress, Date or Venue

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Planning your dream wedding can often become a nightmare. There are so many things to do and seemingly no time to do them. That stress often leads to too much focus on the standout items, like picking the right gown and booking the perfect venue on the right date. But there are other extremely important […]

Gift Ideas For Your Bridal Party

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Framed Caricature Giving your best friends a caricature drawing is very unique and an awesome idea if you and your whole crew are close. We have two ideas on how to tackle this… You could have an artist come to your venue the day of to draw up a picture of all of you for […]

Groom’s Checklist for Grooming

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By Harry’s High Quality Grooming Products There’s plenty going through your mind on your wedding day, so many things you don’t want to forget. So, I have created a checklist for you to reference on the day of your wedding so you can look almost as good as your soon to be wife! Let’s be […]

Planning a Wedding: Introvert Edition

By Tara Martin – PrimeStyle.com Weddings can be very overwhelming and stressful to anyone, and preparing for these life-changing affairs can be twice as challenging for introverted brides and grooms. Unlike extroverts, who feel energized when entertaining and interacting with others, introverts can feel drained when being around people for long stretches of time. Introverts […]

The Power of Anticipation

Little girl on Christmas

Take a few moments the night before or morning of your wedding, to envision everything that you have planned for your big day.Think through the sequence of events. By doing this you’ll feel mentally prepared for everything that’s going to happen. You’ll have a wonderful excited positive attitude that will spread out to all your […]

Remember to Say Thanks!

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After you’ve returned from your honeymoon and are reflecting back on your wedding there’s one important thing you can do to help all the people that helped you. Write reviews about them. They are incredibly valuable not only for the vendors themselves, but also to other couples that are considering hiring them. When vendors speak […]

Hire who you trust and trust who you hire!

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You’ve spent a lot of time researching and choosing the absolute best vendors for your wedding, right? The next step is to TRUST them. They have likely performed hundreds of weddings in a variety of sizes and venues and dealt with nearly every situation. They know how to handle everything for you. You hired them […]

Whose Wedding is it Anyway?

Argument

As you plan your big day, you will get a lot of opinions. Listen to them all, but ultimately it’s YOUR wedding. What if your cheesy Uncle say you HAVE to the Electric Slide? Or a florist says you HAVE to have $50,000 worth of flowers? Your well meaning parents may base the prices or […]

The Best Time to Book Your Vendors

Bride on laptop

It’s never too early to be booking your wedding vendors. ?OK maybe over two years is a little much, but in general it’s always to your advantage. By booking well in advance you can get much higher quality vendors because more dates will be available. This will also give you time to be guests at […]

TEAM YOU

Bridesmaids

DELEGATE! You may feel the need to control every aspect of your wedding, but this is not a good idea. You have the luxury of having great vendors, family and friends that are there to help you. Don’t be afraid to ask them for help and advice. Everyone loves you and is willing to do […]

Can I Help You?

Questions

Ask Questions. Your vendors or potential vendors LOVE questions. Don’t worry if you think it’s silly or that we’ve heard it a million times before. We are all very knowledgeable and sincerely want to help you. We know you’ve never hired a caterer or hired a band before. Don’t worry. Ask away!!