Four Weddings...and a Unity Fish Bowl: Bride Guide


Lauren was the victorious bride in this week's episode! Feeling inspired by her giant wedding? She's got a few ideas to share, along with the other creative brides. Start planning your big day right here.

Lauren: Supersized Soiree

With a budget of $55,000, 24-year-old bride Lauren stretched her dollar to play hostess with the mostest to a whopping 400 guests! Here's how she did it.

  • Dress: Jenny Lee (Style No. 1102) from A L'Amour Bridal, Barrington, Illinois
  • Bracelet: Maria Elena (Style No. 1010)
  • Headpiece:
  • Flowers/Centerpieces: Flowers by Linda. Contact: Linda Zombolas
  • Colors: Red, Black and White
  • Coordinators: Morgan Beth Events. Contact: Morgan Wolters
  • Table Numbers: Engagement Photos by Image Studios
  • Entertainment: DJ Nick Hatzopoulos
  • Candy Bar: Made by the bride, using borrowed vases from her hospital job. Candy purchased on sale.
  • Ceremony Location: Trinity Lutheran Church, Roselle, Illinois
  • Reception Location: Hilton Indian Lakes Resort, Bloomingdale, Illinois

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