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Pollen

About

Pollen offers nature-inspired floral design for weddings and events. With an eco-conscious approach, we seek out the best flowers of each season, working with local flower farmers whenever possible. Our signature style embraces a loose, gardeny style with a touch of whimsy.

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Website

http://pollenfloraldesign.com

Email

lynn@pollenfloraldesign.com

Phone

773.278.6606

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Modern Chicago Greenhouse Loft Wedding by Christy Tyler Photography + Five Grain Events

Crisp, clean loft weddings get me every.single.time. I just adore them. So this Greenhouse Loft wedding captured by Christy Tyler Photography? SO up my alley. It's understated yet perfectly refined, letting the couple in the middle of it all truly shine. Five Grain Events was on hand to make sure the entire...

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Chicago Wedding at Galleria Marchetti by Cage + Aquarium

When an entire family gets involved in your Big Day, it makes everything that much more special. Which is why this beautiful bride and her dapper groom enlisted the help of mothers, brothers, cousins and fathers alike to pull off their dream wedding.  The result?  A downright fabulous day with table numbers DIYed by the mother of the bride, milk glass centerpieces from grandma's collection and a ceremony performed by the bride's cousin-in-law.  Don't miss a minute captured by...

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Chicago Wedding at Pazzo’s at 311 from Kristin La Voie Photography

We fell in love with this couple way back in July when we featured their quirky and fun e-session and we've been waiting ever since to get our hands on their wedding. Well today is our day my friends because Kristin La Voie Photography has delivered once again. If you love all...

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Chicago Wedding from Paul Carlson Photography

There is something so gracious, so absolutely peaceful about this wedding from Paul Carlson Photography. It might be that beautiful Whichgoose floral crown or the communal wedding ceremony that took place, but who would ever think this darling little number took place in the big city of Chicago? From the looks of the...

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Paper Heart DIY Tutorial by Naturally Yours Events

How fabulous was that Holi Festival wedding inspiration?  Every detail would be gorgeous at any wedding celebration so make sure you check out the full gallery to see them all.  One of my favorite details was the painted paper heart behind the dessert table made by...

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Holi Festival Wedding Inspiration at Catalyst Ranch by Shane Welch Photography

This Holi Festival-inspired wedding shoot by Naturally Yours Events and Shane Welch Photography is packed full of joyful and fun-filled details from the start of the al fresco ceremony to the end of the vibrant, geek-chic reception at Catalyst Ranch.  Pulling inspiration from the Indian holiday that marks the end of winter, this creative team of experts, like the...

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Chicago Wedding by Cristina G Photography

Vintage chic Chicago perfection. That sums this gorgeous wedding by Cristina G Photography up quite nicely. With such a beautiful combination of elegant Chicago style and eclectic vintage details, it's enough to make any wedding junkie jump for joy. And believe you me, we are jumping over here at SMP Headquarters, because you don't see a soiree like this everyday!

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Salvage One Wedding by Shane Welch Photography

Salvage One is one of the coolest little spots in Chicago. A melding of hip urban loft meets grandma's attic filled with vintage gems that all come together for such a lovely marrying spot. Saying I Do under a sea of twinkling chandeliers; there's nothing quite like it. And with a little help from floral genius Pollen and beautiful images by ...

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Buying Guide: Glencoe Beach Trellis Photo Shoot

I just can't get the romantic, lakeside wedding inspiration from yesterday out of my head!  The soft, romantic palette, the perfect blend of vintage and modern and the organically elegant flowers have planted themselves in my wedding-loving heart and have no plans on evacuating any time soon. So I thought I'd put together a little buying...

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Glencoe Beach Trellis Wedding Photo Shoot by Melissa Hayes Photography

I have been totally swept off my feet by this uber-romantic, sustainably-chic, lakeside inspiration shoot by Melissa Hayes Photography.  The details are the perfect blend of classic meets modern and organic meets whimsical and each one has found a little place inside my heart.  Naturally Yours Events made sure that all the lovely, soft details were not only completely...

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Happy Earth Day!

What better time than Earth Day to explain our sustainable approach to floral design!  I started Pollen specifically to offer an eco-friendly floral design option to couples planning their weddings.  In both our operations and in our sourcing of materials, we operate in as eco-friendly of a way as possible.  It’s been an evolving process, finding workarounds to the traditional ways of doing things as we go.  Here are a few of the things that we are doing differently…

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Wedding Profile: Vintage and Gardeny in Muted Shades of Blush and Grey

First and foremost, thanks to the very talented Tim Tab Studios for the gorgeous photos from Paige and Robert’s fall wedding at the Racquet Club of Chicago.  We loved working on this fall wedding for so many reasons: a super sweet couple, loose and gardeny floral design (our favorite style), and we got to work in a beautiful historic venue we had not worked at before.  When Tim Tab Studios generously provided...

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2013 Recap: Summer Wedding Flowers

Continuing our recap of last year by season, below are some highlights we captured of our wedding work last summer.  Summer ushers in some of my favorite local blooms such as dahlias, coxcomb, and cosmos.  Some of my favorites from the neighboring seasons are also available, such as peonies from spring and berried branches from fall.

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