Kara and John said “I do” at the elegant Crystal Tree Country Club in Orland Park on a sunny August day. Their wedding was full of SO MUCH beauty and celebration, and each detail represented their classic love story perfectly!
The wedding paid tribute to not only their stories, but also to their most cherished relationships. Kara wore her mother’s diamond necklace, the same one worn by her sisters in their weddings before. The country club displayed grand ice sculptures of the colleges where John played baseball and Kara played hockey. They served “I Do Brew” – homemade beer brewed, bottled and labeled by Kara and John’s loved ones. They even borrowed Kara’s grandpa’s antique Rolls-Royce for photos (my personal favorite touch of the day!)
Kara and John’s wedding was opulent and meaningful from start to finish, and documenting the day was such a JOY! Congrats on forever you two!!
Venue: Crystal Tree Country Club
Hair and makeup: Hannah Elisabeth Beauty
Florist: Christopher John Florist
Bride’s dress: Bella Bianca
Bride’s shoes: Badgely Mischka
Invitation Suite: Ashley’s Custom Stationary
Band: TVK Orchestra
Baker: Creative Cakes
Bridesmaid dresses: Bella Bridesmaids
Videographer: The Siegers Video
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