Italian Inspired Wedding (Series 2 of 2)

We love the idea of having a wedding with elements of Italian culture. Add pops of color to your tablescape with personal olive oil bottles and greenery or limoncello for your guests! And who could say no to this adorable gelato cart? If you’re thinking of having an Italian inspired wedding, take a look at these photos for inspiration!


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Meet Brooke! – CBE Internship

We are excited to welcome Brooke to the CBE team as our new CBE intern!

Brooke Hatfield

Use 5 words to describe what your own wedding would be

  • soft, romantic, twinkling, natural, lively

What celebrity wedding would you have wanted to be an attendee at?

  • I would love to have been an attendee at Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan’s wedding. Not only were the venue and her dress beautiful, but also with how great of dancers the two are, I’m sure the reception was the party of the year!

What is your favorite wedding detail or trend?

  • My favorite wedding detail or trend is when the bridal party and guests set off floating lanterns at night. I think it is such a romantic, breathtaking moment that really brings everyone together!

What do you like to do when you’re not dreaming about beautiful weddings and events?

  • I love to stay active and enjoy being outdoors! I’m also a huge Badger fan, so I love to tailgate with friends and go to games at Camp Randall and the Kohl Center. I love to do any sort of DIY projects and also love to practice calligraphy in my free time.

Real CBE Wedding: Mary and Ethan // March 11, 2017

Earlier this year Cherry Blossom Events had the honor of creating a special day for Mary and Ethan in Madison. Their day was captured by Maison Meredith Photography. Congratulations to the happy couple and thank you for letting us be a part of your celebration.

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Photography: Maison Meredith Photography, Ceremony Venue: Grace Episcopal Church (Madison, Wisconsin), Reception: The Edgewater Madison, Floral: daffodil parker, Videography: One Fine Day Productions, Stationery: Saffron Avenue, DJ: Sound By Design Cake: Creative Crumbs by Kim Wojcik, Hair and Makeup: Arch Madison, Wedding Dress Shop: Bella Bianca Bridal Couture, Bridesmaid Dresses: Bella Bridesmaids, Menswear: Men’s Wearhouse, Rentals: Event Essentials + A La Crate * Vintage Rentals, Draping: Elegant Event Lighting, Cocktail Music: ACA Music & Entertainment, Transportation: Badger Bus and Badger Coaches, Production Company: Majic Productions, Coffee Bar: Roast Coffee Company

Real CBE Wedding: Sharen and Arnab // March 19th, 2016

Real CBE Wedding: Sharen and Arnab // March 19th, 2016

We can’t believe it’s already been over a year since Sharen + Arnab’s destination wedding in Portland! We were honored to have the opportunity to coordinate their big day. Here are some photos taken by Brian Rupp Photography. You know a couple is pretty cool when they let a skateboarder jump over them!


Getting Ready Venue: The Sentinel Hotel 

Ceremony Venue: First Presbyterian Church

Getting Ready Venue: The Sentinel Hotel 

Ceremony Venue: First Presbyterian Church

Ceremony Musicians: House of Cards Musicians

Reception Venue: Eastside Exchange

Caterer: Vibrant Table

Lighting: Think AV

DJ: Stumptown DJ’s

Florist: Blum

Hair + Makeup: Dosha Salon

Photobooth:  Boothshakalaka

Rentals: The Party Place

Vintage Rentals: Something Borrowed

Cake: Dream Cakes


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Photography: Brian Rupp Photography 


Vendor Spotlight: Creative Confections

Creative Confections is a licensed home bake shop owned by Alicia Russell. With over 30 years of experience, Alicia characterizes herself a perfectionist, and her work certainly reflects her attention to detail and mastery of her craft. A master at numerous techniques including Austrailian fondant, figuring piping, and Lambeth, Alicia is always up on the latest techniques, styles, and trends.

Below are some of the beautiful cake creations by Creative Confections

Spring Party

We love any reason to celebrate and took some time last year to celebrate the arrival of spring with our families and friends! Olin Park Pavilion was the perfect venue and some small furry friends were the stars of the show!!

A special thanks to A la Crate Vintage Rentals, Event Essentials, Crescendo Coffee, Bloom Bake Shop, KP Designs, and Carly McCray for making this special event possible!


Walking Down the Aisle: Indoor (2 of 2)

It is every couples hope that their guests will feel the beauty of the wedding aisle regardless of the extravagance. While it is the couples’ pathway to the alter, your guests will hopefully appreciate the journey to their seats as well, signifying the start to a wonderful day. If your ceremony will be held indoors, there are many details that can be added to your venue to create the picture perfect aisle. Check out these ideas to spruce up the walkway to “I Do”.



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