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Welcome Home Sgt. Patrick Adams

When we received a call from a representative of the “A Warrior’s Mind” to capture photos, we knew this was going to be a very special day… and it was. Sgt. Patrick Adams of the U.S. Marine Corp was coming home from his 3rd tour of duty that lasted just over 7 months. Several groups…

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Woodstock Wedding Network Bridal Center Ribbon Cutting

Members of the Woodstock Wedding Network gathered together last night to celebrate the ribbon cutting of their newly created bridal center located at 231 N. Main Street, Woodstock IL. Woodstock’s Mayor, Brian Sager attended and assisted WWN’s President Dana Brandt and Vice President, Amy Henning with the ribbon cutting that officially opens the doors to…

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Woodstock Wedding Walk

The First Annual Woodstock Wedding Walk took place last Sunday and unlike most bridal expos, it was held outdoors on the historical Woodstock Square in Woodstock, IL. White tents lined the inner walking area allowing Brides-to-Be and their family and friends to leisurely walk among the displays of nearly 60 local businesses providing wedding-related products…

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Bridal Expo at Parkway Banquets

Bridal Expos are a perfect way for couples to see  and talk about nearly everything they would need to consider for their wedding.  There was an excellent blend of the traditional wedding professionals such as limo hire, D.J., floral and hotels. We were there with examples of our event scrapbooks and larger photos of other…

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When You’ve Been Blogged

When a professional event planner blogs about how great a company’s product or services are, you know you’re doing something right and being recognized for it.  That’s exactly what happened to us last week when we were featured in a “Vendor Spotlight” story written by Events by L.  They recently met with a soon-to-be bride…

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Spring Bridal Expo 2013

The Tunberry Country Club in Crystal Lake was the setting for the 3rd Annual Mchenry County Bridal Referral Group’s Spring Bridal Show. Over forty vendors participated in the event held in the Club’s spacious banquet room.

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Marengo Holiday Housewalk 2012

Unusually warm spring-like weather ensured that plenty of people took the opportunity to come and visit us as we participated in the 22nd Annual Marengo Union Holiday Housewalk. This was our third year of participation and it was again great.

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Parkway Banquets Fall Bridal Expo

The picturesque lakeside location at Ingleside was the setting for the annual Parkway Banquet’s annual Fall Bridal Show with some thirty vendors participating. The show utilized the formal banquet room as well as a secure tent-style annex with the facility providing buffet food for all attendees.

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Conant High School Craft Fair

The 33rd annual Conant High School Craft Fair in Hoffman Estates was one of the biggest that we had participated in, with over two hundred booths spread throughout the school’s halls and corridors. And the number of visitors was just amazing, with a large steady stream thru the school all day.,

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McHenry College Craft Fair 2012

We took the opportunity for the second year to participate in the McHenry County College Craft Fair, which was their thirty-third year. The number of vendors was certainly an increase on last year and despite the inclement weather there was a good number of visitors to our stall.

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Fall Bridal Expo 2012

Woodstock’s Bull Valley Golf Club was the setting for the Fall Bridal Expo organized by the McHenry County Bridal Referral Group, of which we are a member. For the show we debuted our new line of tuxedo boxes that can be used as table favors, which we filled with chocolates and gave away to attendees.

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Sun Day Newspaper Interview

Any business owner — small or large — will tell you that it is a thrill and an honor to be interviewed for a news article in a local or national newspaper. Knowing that somone is interested enough in your business brings home the value and purpose of what you provide as a product or service.

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Power of the Purse

The Rainbows Organization held their 3rd Annual Fundraiser on May 1, 2011 at the Ridgemoor Country Club in Harwood Heights. The Power of the Purse.. It’s All About Me! program consisted of a beautiful buffet lunch, a fashion show and specialty vendor tables. It was a great turnout with nearly 300 people attending.

Scrapping on the Spot was invited to participate as a vendor and had a variety of hand-crafted items available for viewing and purchase. Our Mother’s Day brag books and mini brag books seemed to be the most popular gift item and several custom orders were placed for customized items to be made. Our feature attraction were our Event Scrapbooks — leaving your special occasion with a completed scrapbook is a great way to have an instant keepsake with all of your memories captured in one place.

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