November 14th, 2014

Forest Preserve Wedding

A wedding in a forest preserve isn’t for everyone, but this couple who got married there wanted a simple wedding in the woods, and that is what they had.  Until the downpour after the reception, it was a beautiful day, and entirely in line with the couple’s values.

The ceremony was at the edge of the woods.  Photo by Allison Williams Photography.

The ceremony was at the edge of the woods. Photo by Allison Williams Photography.

It definitely had a rustic feel.  Photo by Allison Williams Photography.

It definitely had a rustic feel. Photo by Allison Williams Photography.

For contrast, vintage furniture was rented from Chicago Vintage Weddings.  Photo by Allison Williams Photography.

For contrast, vintage furniture was rented from Chicago Vintage Weddings. Photo by Allison Williams Photography.

The picnic shelter was done up with DIY decor.  Photo by Allison Williams Photography.

The picnic shelter was done up with DIY decor. Photo by Allison Williams Photography.

The rental tent was set up for eating.  Photo by Allison Williams Photography.

The rental tent was set up for eating. Photo by Allison Williams Photography.

Lawn games were provided for everyone's amusement.  Photo by Allison Williams Photography.

Lawn games were provided for everyone's amusement. Photo by Allison Williams Photography.

Jenga was very popular with the guests.  Photo by Allison Williams Photography.

Jenga was very popular with the guests. Photo by Allison Williams Photography.

The meal was provided by the La Adelita food truck.  Photo by Allison Williams Photography.

The meal was provided by the La Adelita food truck. Photo by Allison Williams Photography.

Cakes came from West Town Bakery.  Photo by Allison Williams Photography.

Cakes came from West Town Bakery. Photo by Allison Williams Photography.

The picnic shelter provided a casual dance floor.  Photo by Allison Williams Photography.

The picnic shelter provided a casual dance floor. Photo by Allison Williams Photography.