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Beyond the Bouquet: Creative Ways to Use Flowers for your Wedding

Beyond the Bouquet: Creative Ways to Use Flowers for your Wedding

Flowers are a great way to add a sophisticated touch to your wedding day. One of the things that we love most about fresh flowers here at Kesh Events is how versatile they are. Whether you are tossing your bouquet to “all the single ladies” or dazzling all of your guests with a floral grand entrance that they are sure to remember; flowers are customizable and a beautiful way to transform your wedding into a dream land. 

Here are some creative ways to use flowers in your wedding:

Floral Fixtures:

Florals elegantly hang above your guests for a breathtaking effect.

Photo:  SY Photography  | Planning, Floral & Event Design:  Kesh Events

Photo: SY Photography | Planning, Floral & Event Design: Kesh Events

Floral Table Runners: 

Floral table runners are beautiful way to kick-up the glam and transcend traditional table runners.

Photo:  Carasco Photography  | Planning, Floral & Event Design:  Kesh Events

Photo: Carasco Photography | Planning, Floral & Event Design: Kesh Events

Flower Wall:

A flower wall adds an alluring touch to any photo booth backdrop design.

Photo:  Carasco Photography  | Planning, Floral & Event Design:  Kesh Events

Photo: Carasco Photography | Planning, Floral & Event Design: Kesh Events

Floral Arch:

Add a floral arch to your ceremony to hone in the romance.

Photo:  Apertura Photo  | Planning, Floral & Event Design:  Kesh Events

Photo: Apertura Photo | Planning, Floral & Event Design: Kesh Events

Grand Entrance:

Greet your guests with a grand entrance that will take their breath away.

Photo:  Amy Anaiz  | Planning, Floral & Event Design:  Kesh Events

Photo: Amy Anaiz | Planning, Floral & Event Design: Kesh Events

Stage Flowers (in front of band) :

Serenade your guests with an elegant floral staple in front of your band. 

Photo:  Carasco Photography  | Planning, Floral & Event Design:  Kesh Events

Photo: Carasco Photography | Planning, Floral & Event Design: Kesh Events

Sweetheart Table:

Sweetheart table floral arrangements are a lovely way to frame the newly weds throughout the wedding reception.

Photo:  Fola Lawal Photography  | Planning, Floral & Event Design:  Kesh Events

Photo: Fola Lawal Photography | Planning, Floral & Event Design: Kesh Events

Flower Girl Floral Purse:

What a beautiful way to accent the flower girl as everyone prepares for the grand entrance of the bride.

Photo:  Carasco Photography  | Planning, Floral & Event Design:  Kesh Events

Photo: Carasco Photography | Planning, Floral & Event Design: Kesh Events

Looking to dazzle your guest with creative floral designs for your wedding or special event? We would love to hear from you! 


Luxury Wedding Invitation Staples

Photography:  Carasco Photograph y | Invitations:  Elizabeth Grace  | Menus:  Gourmet Invitations

Photography: Carasco Photography | Invitations: Elizabeth Grace | Menus: Gourmet Invitations

Luxury Wedding Invitation Staples

One of the greatest parts of celebrating your love in marriage is being able to share beautiful memories with your loved ones. Moreover, your wedding invitations serve as your guests’ ticket into your dreams.

Wedding invitations mark the beginning of your guest experience and should embody all of the intricate details that help to create your luxury signature look. 

Here are 5 signature wedding invitation ideas to “WOW” your guests before they even step foot into your wedding day: 

Wedding Websites

A wedding website is a great place to share important wedding details, engagement photos and even a loving note from the couple. Additionally, it offers a digital element that will enhance the way you interact with your guests. Your wedding website can be shared on your wedding invitations, giving all of your guests access to just a taste of your wedding day.

Envelope Liners

Envelope liners help to add a pop of expression to your wedding invitations. They beautifully unveil your signature wedding style and theme to your guests. 

Wax Seals 

Personalized wax seals are sure to up the elegance and leave your guest gushing. Wax seals can feature personalized details like a family crest, a wedding logo or even the couple’s initials. The possibilities are endless, and the results are timeless.

Calligraphy

If you are looking to add a sophisticated touch to your wedding, you may want to consider using a calligrapher for customized handwritten wedding invitations. 

High-Quality Paper

Ignite the senses with invitations that are sure to leave a lasting impression on your guests all the way up to your wedding day. Choosing a high-quality paper for your wedding invitations enriches the guest experience and gives them just a taste of what luxury feels like. 

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Kesh Events named one of the top vendors in the world by WedLuxe

We are over the moon and thrilled t be included in WedLuxe Global Trend Report as one of their top 5 weddings vendors in the world. What an honor!

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KR Planner Collective Gala - Chez Event Space

Photos by  Nicee Martin

Photos by Nicee Martin

KR Planner Collective Gala

It was such a pleasure hosting Kathy Romero in Chicago during her 2 day workshop. The event was held at Chez Event Space. The 2 day workshop was finalized with a gala designed by Kesh Events alongside some amazing creative partners I admire and respect. What a night! Please enjoy these photos by Nicee Martin.

Special thanks to these amazing talents.

Chez Event Space

Jewell Events Catering

Urban Icing

SY Photography 

Mirar Media

Parchment By Dami

Beatmix Chicago 

Art Of Imagination

Calligraphy by CT

Tailored Elements

Workshop Sponsors

On The Go Jo Coffee

Simply Sweetness Food Design


Get to know Akeshi Akinseye - Owner & Lead Planner of Kesh Events

Meet Akeshi Akinseye - Owner and Founder of Kesh Events and President of Kesh Luxury Group. Akeshi is the creative force behind the Kesh Luxury Group brands (Kesh Events, Kesh Designs Home and The Kesh Experience). She and her team are known for creating unique and exquisite weddings and events in Chicago and beautiful locations around the world.

10 things to know about Akeshi

Photo:  Sy P hotography

Photo: Sy Photography

1. She is Nigerian

Born of Nigerian parents, Akeshi spent her childhood in Nigeria. She moved to Chicago after high school. Akeshi honors the individual styles of her clients and she continually strives to make every experience one to remember.

2. She is not just a planner

Akeshi is not just a planner. She is a planner and designer. In addition to planning flawless executed events, she is known for designing stylish and lavish florals arrangements and stunning ballroom transformations. Her clients love that they get not only a planner but a designer as well. 

 3. Inspiration

She finds her inspiration everywhere. Her inspiration comes from nature, travel, exploring different cultures, fashion and all things beautiful. 

4. Background

Akeshi was introduced to the world of hospitality and design at a very young age. Raised by parents who are entrepreneurs, she learned the business of hospitality, design, food and more. Her parents still own several businesses including hotels, catering, fabric design and event venues.

5. She is an Author

Akeshi is the author of the Best-Selling book, "The Art Of Floral And Event Design".  The stunning coffee table book features over 250 pages of weddings, stylized shoots and special events designed by Akeshi. Chapters offers inspiration in different color palettes and styles showcasing creative ways to use flowers. Akeshi shared a glimpse of her world so you can explore the various colors, textures and moods that are orchestrated to create the splendor and magnificence captured in The Art of Floral and Event Design.

6. She is an Educator

Her dedication to supporting and sharing her knowledge to the industry initiated the idea for her floral and design workshop program, The Kesh Experience, a series of design masterclasses that offer mentorship and education to industry professionals at all levels. Akeshi also coaches planners and designer on a one on one basis.

7. Home Decor

Akeshi expands beyond designing luxurious weddings and events around the world into the  home-decor to offer her own brand of housewares and tabletop accessories - Kesh Designs Home. The Kesh Designs Home brand is designed to be synonymous with the same style, luxury and sophistication that the Kesh Events brand is know for. Items in this line which includes napkins, table runners, placemats, charger plates, table-top fabrics, and accessories. Influenced by Akeshi’s own effortless and glam style, the collection ranges from modern, couture, feminine to traditional. There is something for everyone.

8. Radio, TV and Publications

Akeshi has been featured on ABC Chicago providing party planning tips, published expert advice on Inside Weddings Magazine, and radio segments. Her work and events can be seen in some of the top wedding publications like Grace Ormonde Wedding Style, Inside Weddings, Modern Luxury Brides Magazine, Munaluchi Bridal Magazine, Partyslate, The Knot, Wedding Lovely, Tribune, Red Eye, Wedding Guide, The Knot and other wedding publications. 

9. Destination Celebrations

Akeshi and team plans and designs weddings  and event in Chicago and destinations around the world. Some of her destination wedding locations include venues in the Middle East, Asia, Caribbean, Europe and locations around the United State.

10. Leisure

When Akeshi is not creating fabulous events, you will find her writing, spending time with her family, at home watching romantic movies, traveling around the world soaking up other cultures, catching up with friends or relaxing at the spa! 

Have an upcoming event, we would love to work with you. Visit our services page and get in touch! We look forward to connecting with you.

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