Bo & Christine

Tuesday, October 2 2012

It was love at first sight for Bo and Christine. They hit it off instantly when they met at a mutual friend’s going away party and an amazing friendship and love sparked. During a trip to the Chicago Botanical Gardens, Bo proposed by reading a love poem he had written while a few friends and Christine's sister secretly photographed the moment. 

To convey the sweetness of love and share their own, Bo and Christine chose the theme “Romantic Elegance” with blush pink and silver as the color palette. And their venue choice was easy as the St. Regis Monarch was the perfect venue to convey the mood. As a designer, Christine happily took charge of the stationery and even came up with fun response cards for the guests, which asked about their favorite parts of the ceremony, advice for the newlyweds, and their thoughts on love. One of the bridesmaids opened the ceremony by playing “You Raised Me Up” on the flute as Christine walked down the aisle. At the end of the ceremony, Bo and Christine exited to bubbles blown by their guests and into a beautiful outdoor dining room at the St. Regis, which featured tables topped with hydrangea arrangements in crystal vases and a Godiva chocolate at each seat. The reception was filled with sweet moments, including a touching speech from Christine’s long-time best friend and maid of honor, some unexpected dancing from her dad and adorable penguin cake toppers made to match the bride and groom.

St. Regish Monarch Beach