Tag Archives: charcoal color

Timeless Rustic Elegance at Arrowhead

Last month (February) I told everyone I was pregnant, I turned 30, and then I got an awful cold for 2 weeks. Being sick and pregnant is not fun, but I managed in that time span to do an amazing wedding with my team for one of my favorite brides (Terri!). Terri not only was [read more]

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Black, Platinum and Purple at Zhou B Art Gallery

Marla & Joseph’s venue Zhou B Art Center was a new one for us to do an event at– and we thought it was AWESOME! Not only was it a unique, modern space but it also had art on the walls and in the round, and as an artist I definitely appreciate that! I also [read more]

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Aili Art: Architecture in Charcoal

I just had another art lesson with Aili and this time we used messy charcoal to draw architecture sketches. She started with a sketch (more of a loose rendering) based on a photo from the Japanese Garden in Gold Gate Park, San Francisco. Then she worked on an illustration (a more final, detailed, rendered drawing) [read more]

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Modern Style at City Gate Grill

Candice and Michael tied the knot in a tent just outside City Gate Grill where their reception was held (a new venue operated by Hotel Arista in Naperville). Their colors were charcoal gray, burgundy, and fuchsia with silver accents and flowers consisted of mainly orchids and callas. The overall feel was very modern and chic, [read more]

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The Perfect Marriage of Magenta, Periwinkle, Charcoal, & Orange

Cara and Peter had their wedding at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Elmhurst and had their reception at the beautiful Danada House in Wheaton, Illinois. Their colors were periwinkle and charcoal with magenta and orange accents. The flowers included hydrangea, orchids, roses, garden roses, and dahlias. For the personal flowers, Cara wanted a bold, [read more]

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