Peckish Pig Wedding – Michelle & Nick

Excited to show off this Peckish Pig wedding I had the opportunity to photograph last year. These two had their lovely wedding featured in The Knot magazine this fall so it was really fun to see their celebration in print! I’m including additional images here that weren’t in the magazine. Michelle and Nick really made their day their own. They said from the beginning they wanted a non-traditional wedding. They picked their pup Porter as a light theme. He donned a matching bow tie to Nick’s, his image was printed on the cocktail coasters noting the couple would be donating in The Chicago English Bulldog Rescue organization, and all of the groomsmen were given handkerchiefs of their own pets (LOVED this detail), and of course the groom’s was of Porter. They had a lovely escort board by Mas + Mille and Ashley Parker Creative created the quirky programs, menu cards, and coasters for their brewpub wedding. Starting the day,  the girls got ready at the Guesthouse Hotel which was super accommodating and lovely to work with while Nick got ready at the couple’s apartment. After a first look at the hotel, we were off for photos in the city and at the Evanston lakefront and then to the venue where guests were already cocktailing. The ceremony was outside on the venue’s patio where cocktails resumed afterward. Everyone came in for toasts, a yum dinner, and then back out for dancing. I had the best day photographing these two and I think their personalities really show through in so many of their photos… wish I could show them all! Thank you Michelle and Nick. Here are some of my selections.

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Getting Ready & First look location – Guesthouse Hotel
Wedding Venue & Caterer – Peckish Pig
Coordinator – Calli Lucas
Floral – Floral Gardens, Inc.
Cake – Sugar Fixe
Gown – Moonlight Blush Bridal Lounge
Shoes – Banana Republic
Hair & Make-up – Antonette White
Escort Board – Mas + Mille
Programs & Menu Cards – Ashley Parker Creative