Tuesday, December 17, 2013

View our Gallery.....http://www.ido-events.com/gallery.php

We are working on all of our website updates for 2014 and our new gallery is up and running.  We've broken it down into 4 areas.  Check them out at http://www.ido-events.com/gallery.php

Venues:  As usual, we are posting the latest and greatest photos from venues around Illinois and Iowa where we've created and implemented our designs.  We've provided chair covers, tablecloths, charger plates, centerpieces, lounge furniture, ceiling and wall draping, uplighting, chiavari chairs and so much more.  Here's a list of the venues we've been to lately and some pics too.
Three (3) Sisters Park
Abbey Station
Apostolic Christian Hall in Morton, IL
Alice Campbell
American Legion in Bartonville, IL
Arrowhead Country Club in Chillicothe, IL
Ashland House
Ault Park
Best Western In Galesburg, IL
BH Historical Site
Blue Mound just outside Decatur, IL
Bradley University in Peoria, IL
Carbondale Civic Center
City View in Champaign, IL
Backyard weddings at Client's Residences
Comfort Inn in Burlington, IA
Contemporary Arts Center
Cornerstone Building
Country Club of Peoria
Countryside in Washington, IL
Coyote Creek Golf Course, 
Crestwicke Country Club in Bloomington, IL
Crowne Plaza in Springfield, IL
Davenport Club
Decatur Club
Decatur Hotel and Conference Center
Deer Park Country Club in LaSalle Peru
Eastport Marina
Embassy Suites in East Peoria, IL
Ewing Manor
Figge Museum
Five Points
Four Points by Sheraton
Gateway Building
Grandbear Lodge in Utica, IL
Hilton in Springfield, IL
Holiday Inn in Bloomington, IL
Home Ridge Inn
I-Wireless Center
I-Hotel in Champaign, IL
Isle of Capri
Jumer's Casino
Knights of Columbus in Galesburg, Lincoln, Oglesby, Radnor Rd.
Kickapoo Creek Winery
Knox County Fair Grounds in Knoxville, IL
Laborer's Hall
Lake Storey Pavillion
Lincoln Banquet Center
Mackinaw Valley Vineyard
Marriott in Bloomington, IL
Masonic Temple in Decatur, IL
Metamora Fields
Miller Park Pavillion
Monte Cristo in Germantown Hills, IL
Mt. Hawley Country Club
Mt. Zion
Muscatine Clarion
New Lafayette Club
Northfield Inn & Suites
Orpheum Theater
Packard Plaza
Paradice Hotel and Casino
Pekin Country Club
Pekin Proven Grounds
Peoria Civic Center
Peoria Zoo
Marriott in Peoria, IL - Pere
Pontiac Elks
Quad Cities Botanical Center
Quad Cities Waterfront
Ravina on the Lakes
Rock Island Holiday Inn
River Center
Rogalski Center
Scottish Rite
Scovill Golf Course
Senica's Oak Ridge in LaSalle Peru
Skellington Manor
St. Mary's of Lourdes
St. Sharbel
Starlite Keppy
Starved Rock
Stern Center
Stoney Creek Inn in East Peoria, IL
Timberlake Country Club
University Club
Urbana Country Club
US Cellular
Vista Grande
Weaverridge Golf Course
Wildrose Casino

Social Events:  Don't let our name fool you.  Yes, we do a LOT of weddings, but we also do a number of social events such as:
Baby Showers
Bat Mitzvahs
Rehearsal Dinners
Holiday Parties
Collegiate Events
Sorority Formals
White Parties

Corporate Events:  We also created a gallery for some of the corporate events we get to be a part of throughout the year.  Most corporate events are theme related, so we've broken this gallery down into themes.
Under the Sea
African Safari
Hawaiian Luau
White Parties
James Bond
Mardi Gras
Alice in Wonderland
Holiday Glamour

Our Designs:  Throughout the year we get the opportunity to design for bridal shows, tasting events, showrooms, booths, etc.  When we design for these types of events we get pure creative freedom (which we absolutely love)!!  We wanted to create a gallery to showcase some of these one of a kind designs that come straight from the brains of our fabulous designers!!

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

January/February Recap

It's been an amazing start to the year, so we wanted to take a minute to post some of our favorite events that we've been blessed to be a part of already.

1.  Tasting at Packard Plaza.  A huge thank you to Erin for letting us participate in this event again this year!!
grey polyester tablecloths, yellow rosette runner, silver scroll chargers
ivory damask linens, bow-tie napkins, unique chair sash
2.  A Friend's wedding at Embassy Suites.  (Okay, so it was actually in late December, but it looked amazing and it was such a blast!!)
cranberry satin loose rosette sashes.  A new I Do favorite!!
3.  NolanWins!!  NolanWeds!!  We were so blessed to be a part of this amazing couples journey.  The generosity of the entire wedding community was nothing but remarkable.  For more details please check out So-Chic's blog.  http://www.so-chic.com/blog/
4.  Champagne & Black at Stoney Creek Inn.  We used a brand new table draping technique that turned out better than we had even imagined.

Friday, February 22, 2013

Design Tables

 With the new year, comes the opportunity to create design tables for bridal shows, venue tastings, and showroom displays.  Our design crew loves this time of year because it gives us free reign to try out new colors and trends.  These are just a few table designs we've created thus far.
Pink and Orange is still HOT!!
(White Crinkle Taffeta Linens, Hot Pink and Orange Satin Runners, Hot Pink Charger Plates, Orange Napkins)

Color Shades - Tones of the same color
(Plum Crinkle Taffeta Linen, White Bride/Groom Chairs, Silver Scroll Chargers, Plum and Lavender Satin Loose Rosette Ties, Bling Runners over Lavender Satin Runners, Plum Satin Napkins)
Dusty Blue
(Ivory Pinchwheel Tablecloth, Dusty Blue Twist Bow Tie, Champagne Square Charger Plates, Dusty Blue Side Menu Napkin, Brooch Detail on Napkin, Apple Blossom Centerpiece)
(Navy Poly Tablecloth, Thick Navy Satin Side Tie, Gold Charger Plates, Hot Pink Poly Napkins, Gold Napkin Ring)

Plum, Plum, and more Plum!!
(Champagne Pinchwheel Linens, Ivory Chair Covers w/ Plum Satin Wrap Knot, Plum  Ruffle Charger Plates, Plum Poly Tulip Napkins, Elle Vase and Plum Rose Ball)
Shabby Chic
(Ivory Poly Linens, Burlap runner, Shabby Chic Chargers, Ivory Menu Napkins, Guava  Flower Organza for chair ties, bird and twig centerpiece)