Over the course of a wedding season, we work with many vendors.  We see the good, the bad and the ugly.  Here are our favorite vendors that we highly recommend.  We confidently offer these recommendations based on work ethic, high quality customer service, attention to detail, highest quality of product each vendor offers at their particular price point.


Valen Studios also offers 

Wedding Gowns, Bridesmaid Dresses, Mother of the Bride and Tuxedos

Valen Bridal


The Wedding Party is an elite group of wedding professionals who will entertain, educate and inspire you during your engagement. We look forward to connecting with you to create a memorable experience.

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The Shores Of Turtle Creek, Spring Grove, IL


Embrace Your Face Artistry

Dan at IWEDSolutions


Event Planners 
Creatively Yours Wedding & Event Planning


Wedding Reception Venues 

All of these venues offer ceremony and reception capabilities.

These recommendations cover low, mid to high budget ranges.

The Shores Of Turtle Creek, Spring Grove, IL

Lehmann Mansion, Lake Villa, IL

Bull Valley Golf Club, Woodstock, IL (Bull Valley)

Encore Events, Wadsworth, IL

Astoria Banquets, Buffalo Grove, IL

31 North Banquets &Catering, McHenry, IL

Parkway Banquets & Catering, Ingleside, IL

The Redfield Estate at The Grove, Glenview, IL

Cuneo Mansion, Vernon Hills, IL

Onion Pub, Lake Barrington, IL

Lincolnshire Marriott, Lincolnshire, IL

Harry Careys, Lombard, IL

Events at Independence Grove, Libertyville, IL

Celebration on Wells, Lake Geneva, IL




The Bloom Room






Steffans Jewlers


For the Perfect Makeup!

Embrace Your Face Artistry



A totally awesome D.J. does more than just plays the best latest and greatest dance tunes!  A totally awesome D.J. is THEE Master of Ceremonies at your reception!  They run the show! They become the "stage manager" of the night...the "time keeper"...YOU WANT THE BEST!  Here are our Faves!!!

Dan at IWEDSolutions





For other fantastic wedding services that may be of interest and benefit to you, please check out:

The Wedding Party