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Bride To Be Checklist

Bride To-Do's Before The Big Day! He finally asked! And now you’re a bride to be. What’s next? We have created a go-to checklist for all you newly engaged brides so you don’t get overwhelmed with the process of planning your wedding! { Call Your Family }  Getting...

Engagement Season Tips, Trends, and No-No’s

Photography: Collin Pierson Engagement Season 2017 It’s our favorite time of the year… engagement season! Did you know that the engagement rings started with the Ancient Egyptians? They believed there was a vein...

Pantone’s Color of the Year 2018

Ultra-Violet Takes The Lead Pantone has finally released their color of the year for 2018, Ultra Violet, and we couldn't be more thrilled! As Pantone says “Ultra Violet is a blue based purple that is enigmatic and complex, and suggests the mysteries of the cosmos, the...

Things To Do In Chicago During The Holidays

Chicago Holiday Events List Chicago is a beautiful city year-round and the holiday season makes it shine just a bit more! There are an abundance of things to do and see during the most wonderful time of year, we've picked a few favorites, check them out below!...

Toy Collection In Rosemont, Toys For Tots 2017

Tis' the season for love and joy, caring and sharing; with that in mind, our sister company, Gene and Georgetti Rosemont, is excited to be a collecting new, unwrapped toys for Toys For Tots.  We encourage you to support this wonderful organization that helps brighten...

A Gold Touch, Wedding #TBT

As we celebrate with new couples, we can't help but also remember all of those who have joined us and chosen The Estate as their wedding reception venue. We hope you'll enjoy our series of "Throw Back Thursday" blog posts featuring past weddings and events held at our...

Fall Decor To Inspire Your Thanksgiving Tablescapes

Thanksgiving Table Decor Ideas ‘Tis the season for holiday events - so we pulled together a harvest of Fall inspired tablescapes and decor for some holiday dining ideas! { 1. Elegant }  Add white flowers and enchanting decor, like branches, to a tablescape for an...

How Many Bridesmaids Is Too Many?

How Many Bridesmaids Should I Have? Figuring out how many bridesmaids to have for your wedding can add a lot of stress to your wedding planning. While there is no specific way to go about it, we do recommend you...

The Knot Best of Weddings 2018 Winner!

The Estate Chicago has won The Knot's "Best of Weddings" Award! Thank you to our clients and fellow wedding industry professionals for all that they did to make our weddings and events so fantastic this year! And thank you to all of our clients who wrote us such...

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