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City Hall Events Wedding Day in Chicago, Illinois | Stephanie & Dan

Happy dancing because Stephanie and Dan’s spring City Hall Events wedding day is here!

You probably remember Steph and Dan from their engagement photos last summer. These two are the most kind, incredible people and everyone that loves them is lucky to have them in their life! We adore this couple and feel honored to share their wedding day on the blog...

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The Kara Evans Photographer Blog

Welcome to the Kara Evans Photographer blog where I share all the things - from love stories and encouragement for creatives to behind the scenes photos and personal life notes & stories. Pour a glass of bubbly and stay awhile - I’m so glad you’re here!

Hey, I’m Kara!
A Chicagoland wedding photographer for joyful newlyweds-to-be! My couples call me their wedding cheerleader! After photographing 200+ weddings, my favorite part of my job will forever be the sweet couples that come into my life.
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I’m happy to share yet another wildly talented wedding vendor with you today… Beacon Lane! I was first introduced to Beacon Lane in 2015 when my sister-in-law purchased wedding invitations. At first sight, the invitation suite was stylish, professional, and most importantly, high-quality. I researched more about the company, shared vendor photos + introduced myself […]

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Now that you’ve narrowed down your guest list, it’s time to start thinking about paper goods! Goodness, wedding paper goods are some of my favorite details and oh so pretty! I’ve blogged several different posts about styles of paper goods, bridal shower invitations, RSVP etiquette, and even Save the Dates. I think it’s so fun to […]

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It’s that time… Wedding Wednesday! This week, we are focusing on RSVPs! All too often, I hear of couple’s stress and frustration over RSVPs for their wedding day. So today, I want to offer a little advice about RSVP etiquette! First of all, please respond… Yes, you read that right – respond! RSVPs are sent […]

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This year, I’ve had the honor and pleasure to custom design save the dates, shower invitations, and now wedding invitations for one of my #bridesbykara – how fun is that?! I have loved getting to know this particular bride more throughout this process and on a different, more stylistic level. It’s been a super exciting […]

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Happy Wedding Wednesday! More often than I truly realize, I am asked to design custom save the dates, bridal shower invitations, thank you notes, and more by couples that I work with. First off, this is such a compliment because these wonderful people trust me to design a cohesive piece that will play a part […]

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Chicagoland wedding photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois

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