Mary + Hugh | Vintage Scottish Wedding in Chicago

Jayne Weddings & Events had a blast working with this couple. They both come from creative fields, and had very good taste, which made it easy to work with them on the design of their big day. They hired us for full service coordination + event design.

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2015-11-20_00012015-11-20_00052015-11-20_0009.jpg2015-11-20_00102015-11-20_0011This couples biggest concern was their guests, and that made us love them even more. We made sure to welcome them with gift bags filled with treats from Texas & Chicago, all with a Scottish twist. We also incorporated many Scottish traditions into the event. Did you know that in Scotland, the speeches are the entertainment vs. dancing being so? The speeches can be up to an hour long, and people place bets on how long they will run! Hugh taught us so much about these fun differences in traditions.

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Hugh had custom vests made out of his families tartan fabric. Their dog Shamrock brought in the rings. Mary’s love of purple shown through in the flowers by Fleur. Her love of all things vintage and timeless was reflected in the custom invites, table numbers and place cards by Sarah Drake. Special signage was hand done by the lovely Layers of Loveliness. The dessert buffet was packed with so many different types of English desserts. The cake, had a beautiful rough icing finish by Elysia Root Cakes. The groom + groomsmen , who are in a band together overseas, reunited onstage a few special songs.2015-11-20_00252015-11-20_00262015-11-20_00272015-11-20_00282015-11-20_00292015-11-20_00302015-11-20_00312015-11-20_00322015-11-20_00332015-11-20_00342015-11-20_0035 This whole event was filled with thoughtful details and a lot of love. We are thrilled to be able to share these awesome photos by Studio Finch with you!

Vendors:

Photography: Studio Finch
Event Design + Coordination: Jayne Weddings & Events
Flowers: Fleur
Videographer: Highway 61 Films
Custom Invites & Paper goods: Sarah Drake Designs
Cake: Elysia Root Cakes
Handwritten Signage: Layers of Lovlieness
Make-up: Nika Vaughan
Hair: Debra Petrielli
Vintage Rentals: ReFind Joy
Rentals: Tablescapes
Catering: Hearty Boys
Band: We Unity Candle

 

 

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