Inspirational Wedding Ideas

Have a Wedding that's Unique and Special Down to the Last Detail


Bold and modern wedding ideas

If “wowing” your guests is a must on your wedding day, then you can’t miss this inspiring wedding shoot from Cheers! Chicago Events and a team of talented vendors at the Chicago Museum of History. Bright + bold colors of neon orange, black, yellow and silver create an unexpected yet refined look to this modern chic wedding inspiration.

The contemporary vibe continues with palm leaves, bright florals and watercolor accents throughout. It’s unique yet beautiful, and something your guests won’t soon forget! So dare to be different on your wedding day and read more about this design below. Plus, find more pin-worthy ideas in the full gallery from Brick & Pine Photography.

Watercolor invitation suite

unique wedding design

From Cheers! Chicago Events: More than ever, couples desire their wedding to be truly unique and special, down to every last detail. "Wowing" their guests is a must. Our vendor team wanted to create a shoot that was extraordinarily colorful, vibrant and contemporary. The Chicago Room in the Chicago History Museum is a classic wedding venue that was the perfect blank canvas to show off the spectrum of colors in our palette (neon orange, black, and silver with accents of yellow, hot pink and teal) and the unusual textures in our design.

Orange and yellow bouquet

Modern wedding dressModern bridal look

Modern chic ceremonyPalms and white candlesPalm ceremony decor

modern tropical ceremony

For the ceremony, the Chicago Room has beautiful, stained glass windows so all we did to accent the space was use alternating black and white mirage chairs, with metallic lanterns creating the aisle. For the ceremony focal point, we created an asymmetrical design using modern silver vases filled with large, green palms on white, rectangular pedestals, which tied into our escort card table. The escort table also used a variation of modern silver vessels with palms that allowed our teal paper "gem" escort cards to really stand out.

Modern ceremony in Chicago

Modern wedding ideas in Chicago

Palm place card table with watercolor cardsWatercolor escort cards

Modern tablescapeBlack, orange and white table decor

Bright modern reception table ideas

Orange and yellow centerpieceModern placesetting

bright + Bold details

All of the lively stationery was created by a local watercolor artist. For our main dining table, we wanted to incorporate multiple styles of floral combinations that caught your eye. Modern linens allowed our bold florals to really pop. The amazing, four-tier cake incorporated our main colors of black and neon orange, with dainty, handmade sugar flowers (that matched our bride's reception gown perfectly!) and lifelike ranunculus, with the bottom tier showcasing the Chicago Skyline using dots in a Seurat-style .

Bold & modern orange and black wedding cake

Elegant wedding dressBeautiful and unique wedding dress

Modern wedding in ChicagoWedding photo must-have

Twirl the bride

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