Think Before You Speak

Not on brand, and my social media gals will not be happy that I posted this here, but as the mother of a child with Type 1 Diabetes, I had to share. I have no problem with this drink because it's a treat for f***'s sake!...


Real Wedding: Shannon and Tim

With the holiday season upon us, we love nothing more than looking back at our past Winter weddings! Reflecting on Shannon and Tim’s New Years’ Eve is the perfect way to get us in the mood for all of the holiday festivities ahead! The festive date...


A Rare Personal Post

I don't know what took me so long, but it's time for me to walk the walk. I have finally instructed my PR team to remove all images from any weddings I have produced at Trump International Hotel & Towers in Chicago from my website as...


Father’s Day

Your wedding day is a pillar of the proverbial “rest of your life,” but sometimes it’s easy to forget the impact that it holds on your friends and family. Your parents have been dreaming of this day almost as long as you have, and are...

7 Pam & Mike

Mother’s Day

Photography: Eric Kelley Photography | Wedding Gown: Vera Wang | Hair + Makeup: Lora Kelley | Floral Design: HMR Designs In honor of Mother’s Day this weekend, I’ve pulled together some of my favorite wedding day “Mom Moments.” Your mother plays such a pivotal role in...


Ceremony Design

I always tell my couples that the ceremony is the most important part of their wedding day. It is when they are surrounded by their closest friends and family, with all eyes on them, as they take their vows and begin the next chapter of...


Wedding Day Tips Before “I Do”

After months and months of planning, anticipation, and excitement, the big day has finally arrived! Well, now what? I always give my couples practical & fun tips below to prepare them for all that’s to come. Take a peek and some of my biggest tips below. Handwritten...


Bouquet Styles

Spring is right around the corner and that has us thinking of flowers – specifically, bridal bouquets. Consider your bouquet to be the ultimate “accessory” to complement your wedding day look. Whether your vision is classic white or bright colors (or anything in between!), this is...


Friday Fun – Get to Know Esther!

  It's Friday Fun again! This week we're featuring our amazing Event Assistant, Esther Kim. Esther has been with SQN for 2-and-a-1/2 years and is such an asset to our team. Always with a smile on her face and a true passion for events, Esther brings...

Dress: Lazaro Bridal

Market Trends

It’s been quite the busy week in New York City for Bridal Market (the wedding industry's version of Fashion Week). From spotting the latest wedding trends to attending industry events, it was quite a whirlwind! I was lucky enough to tag along with my good friend Beth Chapman,...