Beth + Adam, Terzo Piano: Art Institute, Chicago, IL

Zuzu’s Petals Real Wedding: Beth + Adam

Beth and Adam were such a sweet, beautiful couple to work with. Their simple and clean vision was so fun to execute! Beth came to us with the idea of a very fresh, Spring vibe with a clean color palette.

Wedding Date: April 25, 2015
Ceremony Venue: Holy Innocents Church
Venue: Terzo Piano at the Art Institute of Chicago
Photographer: Slack Photography
Planner: Swiss Dot Weddings
Floral + Event Design: Zuzu’s Petals Events

Natural bridesmaids bouquets by Zuzu's Petals Eventa Catholic ceremony flanked by ferns designed by Zuzu's Petals Events

Beth and Adam married in a traditional Catholic ceremony just before the rain broke and the sun started shining for photos of this gorgeous couple! We flanked the ceremony space with ferns accented with white blooms and blooming branches.

Laughing bridesmaids in navy blue with florals designed by Zuzu's Petals Events Chicago served as a gorgeous backdrop for this couple! Wedding at The Art Institute of Chicago

Beth is the sweetest person I know, her aunt, a former floral designer, wanted to be a part of the big day, so she asked if it was ok for her aunt to create the bouquet with our floral vision. To make sure everything was cohesive, I provided the specific details. Her aunt did a magnificent job! The bridesmaids bouquets consisted of spring’s finest floral: white hyacinths, white lisianthus, white hydrangea, mondial white rose, pale peach Juliet garden roses, white freesia, pale peach freesia, willow eucalyptus, olive branches, and accents of rosemary… just to name a few!. These classic, natural, and elegant bouquets perfectly complemented their floor length navy dresses.

Maidenhair fern centerpieces designed by Zuzu's Petals Events Maidenhair fern centerpieces designed by Zuzu's Petals Events

Cafe lighting was hung to create ambiance. Stark white linens and floods of natural lighting, the centerpieces of maidenhair ferns really popped! We also added a sprig of fresh rosemary to each place setting in the classic pocket fold napkins. That room definitely smelled amazing! Classic art loved by the couple in silver frames and watercolor menus on each table added pops of color.

Maidenhair fern centerpieces designed by Zuzu's Petals Events Couple uses parent's cake toppers!

And how sweet is this trio of cakes? The couple actually used their parent’s old cake toppers in additional to the sweet frames of family members cutting their own wedding cakes! We just love traditions like these!

Ferns with blooms escort card installation

I can’t say I have a specific favorite for this wedding, but… I absolutely loved designing the escort card installation. Three large silver urns filled with luscious ferns and arching branches.  Probably the largest installation for an escort card table to date!

Maidenhair fern centerpieces designed by Zuzu's Petals Events Maidenhair fern centerpieces designed by Zuzu's Petals Events Couple laughing Couple laughs during toasts First dance

Getting to work with great vendors is definitely one of our favorite parts of the job! Alexis from Swiss Dot coordinated the day fantastically! Thomas from Slack Photography captured the day magnificently and the team at Bon Appetit at Terzo Piano, the modern wing of The Art Institute  were such a pleasure to work with, as always!


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