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Vendor Spotlight: Art of Imagination
Let us introduce you to Art of Imagination, a creative, full services event production firm based in Chicago. We love Art of Imagination at the Stan Mansion and are honored to call founder, Deborah Weisenhaus, a close friend.  Deborah has a Masters in Fine Art and a keen eye for design. She has vast experience in event planning, production and designs. They produce each event from concept to completion blending imagination, functionality and form, Deborah and her team transform spa...
April 26, 2017 in Vendor Spotlight
Stephanie and Kyle's Almost Spring Wedding
Just before Spring sprung, we hosted Stephanie and Kyle’s vintage glam with a modern twist wedding at the Stan Mansion. Even though it was rainy and cold the day before, that Saturday felt like the first day of Spring. We like to think their love melted just a little bit of the frost.  Vintage glam with warm neutral tones were the bride’s inspiration for this soiree. And, the grand ballroom at the Mansion was the perfect setting with it’s historic feel and gold gilde...
April 19, 2017 in Past Events
Real Weddings: Sophia & John
Sophia & John's October wedding was the perfect mixture of elegance, culture and pure romance. Hailing from the northern suburbs but true Chicagoans at heart, they met while living next door to one another 4 years prior to their BIG day. After our first meeting, one thing was for certain their love for each other, their families and their traditions were real. Sophia & John were in the midst of combining their two cultures to form one amazing unity betweeen them. Sophia Malik &...
April 12, 2017 in Past Events
Valentine's Day Ceremony at Stan Mansion
We were so honored to host Xiao and Wang's ceremony and reception at the Stan Mansion! This couple wowed us with their love story that proves once you find the one you are supposed to be with, nothing can stop you from being together! The Mansion was decorated by Art of Imagination and adorned with flower arrangements created by Juliet Tan Designs.  Michele Rose was the officiant and wowed us and the couple with ancient Chinese poetry and a beautiful personalized ceremo...
March 27, 2017 in Past Events
Chicago Style Wedding: Meet your Stan Mansion Event Coordinator
  People often ask me what I like most about Event Planning, well what isn't there to like about it? A little bit of my own history; I am a former Stan Mansion Bride; my best friend was also married at Stan Mansion-- so after helping her plan         her wedding it really was a no brainer for me to choose Stan Mansion to host  the most important day of my life.  So today I am going to give you a peek in to my wedding day- ...
November 15, 2016 in Meet our Chicago Brides
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