Tying the Knot in Style: A Stunning Itasca Country Club Wedding | Madelin & Roy | Chicago wedding Photographer
On July 1st, 2023, love was in the air at Itasca Country Club. They found me on Instagram, a simple connection that led to capturing the beautiful wedding day of Madelin and Roy. From the preparation to the ceremony and reception, I had the privilege of documenting it all.
Timeless Elegance: White Florals, Greenery, and Candles
The couple envisioned a wedding that exuded timeless elegance. With white florals adorned with greenery and an abundance of flickering candles, the atmosphere was simply enchanting. The choice of the Itasca Country Club as their venue perfectly complemented their desired aesthetic.
The Bridesmaids: A Touch of Color
Madelin’s bridesmaids wore satin rose quartz dresses from Ravelry, adding a beautiful touch of color to the otherwise black and white wedding. The contrast between the soft blush tones and the classic palette enhanced the overall visual appeal, creating a stunning visual impact.
Floral Delights: From Bouquets to Reception Room
Florals played a pivotal role in Madelin and Roy’s special day. Tatiana Diaz from Thrive Floral Designs worked her magic, creating exquisite floral stands for the ceremony and breathtaking bridal bouquets. The reception room was transformed into a floral wonderland, thanks to Tatiana’s artistry. Every corner was a testament to the couple’s love for flowers.
Katherine Santos: The Mastermind Behind the Scenes
Planning a wedding requires meticulous attention to detail, and Katherine Santos from El’Event Weddings did an exceptional job. As the mastermind behind the scenes, she ensured that everything ran smoothly. With Rhoda as the on-site coordinator, their teamwork and cooperation made the day seamless and stress-free for the couple and us vendors.
Melodic Harmony: Chicago Street Strings
During the ceremony and cocktail hour, the dulcet tones of the Chicago Street Strings filled the air. The harmonious blend of violin and cello added an extra touch of elegance and emotion to the day. The music resonated with the couple’s love story, weaving a melodic tapestry that would forever be etched in their memories.
A Pastor’s Blessing: Officiated by Pastor Oscar Arevalo
Madelin and Roy’s ceremony was officiated by Pastor Oscar Arevalo from Mision Cristiana Elim Chicago. His heartfelt words and blessings added a spiritual dimension to the celebration. As the couple exchanged vows, there wasn’t a dry eye in the room.
The Ceremony: A Green Oasis on Hole 9 at Itasca Country Club
The ceremony took place on the lush green lawn of hole 9 at Itasca Country Club. Surrounded by towering trees and the serene beauty of nature, Madelin and Roy exchanged their vows in a picturesque setting. The open sky above them seemed to bless their union, as family and friends gathered to witness their love amidst this green oasis. It was a truly unforgettable moment, with nature itself becoming a witness to their commitment.
A Moment of Surprise: The Bride’s Walk Down the Aisle
Madelin and Roy decided to forgo a first look before the ceremony. The bride wanted to see the genuine reaction on her groom’s face as she walked down the aisle. And as she took those steps, flower petals were joyfully tossed in the air by the elated guests, creating a magical and celebratory atmosphere.
A Proposal to Remember: The Chicago Skyline
The couple’s journey began with a proposal against the breathtaking backdrop of the Chicago Skyline near the Planetarium. It was a surprise for Madelin, who had no idea that they were about to embark on a life-changing moment. Their love story took flight against the backdrop of the city they cherished.
Delicious Delights: Itasca Country Club Catering
Itasca Country Club catered the wedding, ensuring that the culinary experience was as delightful as the rest of the day. From delectable appetizers to mouthwatering main courses and decadent desserts, the couple and their guests indulged in a feast that tantalized their taste buds.
Itasca Country Club: A Wedding Venue That Has It All
tasca Country Club proved to be the perfect wedding venue, offering everything the couple desired for their special day. From getting ready in the elegant bridal suites to the grand celebration in the reception hall, Itasca Country Club provided a seamless experience from start to finish. The convenience of having all wedding events in one location eliminated any logistical concerns and allowed everyone to fully immerse themselves in the joyous celebration. The attentive staff at Itasca Country Club ensured that every detail was taken care of, allowing the couple and their guests to relax and savor the festivities without a worry. With its stunning scenery, impeccable service, and versatile spaces, Itasca Country Club truly exceeded expectations as a wedding venue.
Dreams of Italy: Honeymoon Plans
As the celebrations came to a close, Madelin and Roy eagerly looked forward to their honeymoon in Italy. A romantic adventure awaited them, filled with iconic landmarks, delectable cuisine, and breathtaking landscapes. Their love would continue to flourish in the land of amore.
Capturing the Magic
As a wedding photographer, I had the privilege of capturing the love, joy, and magical moments of Madelin and Roy’s wedding day. It was an honor to document their journey, from the initial connection on Instagram to the breathtaking moments at Itasca Country Club. Their love story unfolded before my lens, and I am grateful to have been a part of it all.
Itasca Country Club Wedding Vendors Love://
Venue://Itasca Country Club
Wedding Planner:// El’Event Weddings Katherine Santos
Make-up:// Makeup By Paulina
Florist:// Thrive Floral Designs
Engagement Ring:// Jared
Wedding bands:// Jared
Dress:// Fifi’s Bridal & Custom Tailoring
Groomsmen and Groom attire:// Formally Modern Tuxedo
Bridesmaids Dresses://Revelry Satin dresses color Rose Quartz
Bride’s Shoes:// Badgley Mischka
Groom’s Shoes:// Formally Modern Tuxedo
DJ:// Dazzle Events
Musicians:// Chicago Street Strings
Catering:// Itasca Country Club
Photo Booth:// Showtime Photo Booth
Cake:// The Baking Institute
Officiant:// Pastor Oscar Arevalo
Photography & Cinematography:// Bozena Voytko Photography
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