Cafe Brauer Wedding Day – Emma & Peter

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The thing I think about the most when I reminisce about Emma & Peter’s Cafe Brauer wedding is how they stayed true to the type of day they wanted for themselves.

Most of all, they wanted to simply enjoy time with friends & family, without all of the bells and whistles (and logistics) of a complicated day. They made sure they were still able to enjoy some time alone for each other – even without seeing each other before the ceremony – by keep photos limited to the beautiful area around Cafe Brauer. This meant we went straight from their ceremony at St Michael’s in Old Town straight over to the perfect summer boardwalk behind Cafe Brauer.

Keeping their wedding party to only family members, they were able to enjoy a little quiet time alone and still enjoy their full cocktail hour without making guests wait in between the ceremony and enjoying cocktails. It’s was beautiful and refined while also laid back and relaxed – just like these two.

A huge thanks to Megan with MW weddings for making sure this day went exactly how Emma & Peter dreamed!

Bridal bouquet by Stems Floral Chicago

Wedding ceremony at St Mike’s Old Town Chicago

Wedding portrait in downtown Chicago IL

Wedding flowers by Stems Chicago

Multicolor spring wedding centerpiece in gold vase

Wedding cake by Bon Vivant Cakes Chicago

Head table with candles at Cafe Brauer wedding

Hanging candles at wedding reception

Cafe Brauer wedding reception

Cafe Brauer wedding reception at Lincoln Park Zoo

p.s. Did you see one of my favorite moment from this day over on our Instagram? Our newest work is featured there first, before it hits the blog, so be sure to give a follow to stay up to date!

p.p.s. Love Cafe Brauer as much as I do? Check out more of our Cafe Brauer Weddings here!

Cafe Brauer Wedding Creative Team

Planning & Coordination: MW Weddings | Ceremony: St Mike’s Old Town | Reception Venue: Cafe Brauer, 2021 N Stockton Dr, Chicago, IL 60614 | Floral & Decor: Stems | Music: The Chicago Players with Gold Coast Events | Makeup: Andie Cumber Beauty | Cake: Bon Vivant Cakes

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