Preferred Vendors

The following companies have worked with us in the past and proved to be reliable, professional, and provide a superior product or service. 


Photography and Videography Services

 Eminjayin Lake Villa Wedding Photographer          

Contact:  Steven Neilson

847-417-8302   OR  773-908-4308 




Company Information:   We are passionate about wedding photography, and look forward to providing you with beautiful photographs to preserve cherished memories of the excitement, fun and emotion of your wedding day; which is after all one of the most important days in your life. We have the experience, skill, training and artistic eye for composition and capturing the moment. Don't be caught out and disappointed by those photographers who lack these qualities but have just bought a camera and set up a business to make a quick buck. With Eminjayin Productions you can be sure of friendly, personal service, and wonderful, professional photographs, whether your preference be modern, traditional, informal, formal or photo-journalistic styles.



Invitations and Signs

Contact:  Carol Woldhuis





Company Information:  

Whatever your style or theme may be, the designers at CWdesigns offer the perfect solutions to the alternative, pre-picked catalog designs from the past. We specialize in hand painted designs that can either be an original, one of a kind piece, or an artistic rendering from a photograph of your choice.
Each client's order is a"new creation" based on our consultation process. With this being said, our normal turn around time is 3-6 weeks. This allows our designer ample dialogue time with our clients to ensure total satisfaction.
We are located in Northern Illinois, but service many clients throughout the United States, including a satellite office in California. Most of our consultation process can be done via emails and or phone calls, so we feel our physical location is not a stumbling block.
Our company is based on the belief that our customers' needs are of the utmost importance. We hand select paper and fonts to match your vision, while bringing the project to a final concept that will express to your guests the excitement you have for your special day. This also sets the mood and gives them a "little glimpse" at what to expect when they attend your event.
We offer many design choices from formal to whimsical and fun, with a layered look or even hand-painted details. Each item is passed through the hands of our designers, so we take pride in the quality of every piece of ART we produce.
Call or email us to set up your consultation appointment, so we can get started designing the occasion of your dreams!




Contact:  Lorena Carrales




Company Information:   Truly elegant, unique arrangements customized to your event needs.


Ice Carving

Art Below Zero






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Salon LeBeau

Contact:  Jamie Wittler





Company Information:   Salon LeBeau is locally owned and operated. We strive to be the very best in the industry. With over 20 years of experience, we pride ourselves on excellent, individual customer care. Feel free to stop in the salon in Gurnee, IL. Our expert staff will help you with anything from hair design, to wig fittings and styling, extensions, or nail services. Salon LeBeau will always keep you feeling beautiful!


D. J. Services

Elite D.J.

Contact:  Chris Colton





Notes:   Specializes in elegant events.  Extremely professional service.


Live Bands

The Original Rockin Fenderskirts

Contact:  Jim



Phase 4

Contact:  Maurice Spiccia



Note:  This band really livens up a party.


Elegant Ensembles

Contact:  Ron Berkowski

(847) 534-1056


Note:  I recommend John Jeffrey/Essence of Jazz for a formal jazz background band.  This company has many other options available.


Valet Service

Sydney Services

(847)615-0800 x114




Notes:  They have the best selection of favors I have seen anywhere.