Abenafit Weddings & Events


A Printed Suite: Brandy & J.R.


There are times when we are only called on to help with your day-of print stationary. We have a several designers who create ceremony programs, menu cards, table number, party favor tags, placecards and more.IMG_7804 IMG_7830 IMG_7841 IMG_7813

Giselle & Co.’ s Bachelorette Weekend in the City.

Who could deny this group of sexy women the right of way!! Bride Giselle leads these fierce women on a night out on the town in downtown Atlanta to celebrate her pending marriage this October. The weekend hosted by the bride’s sister carried a Breakfast at Tiffany’s theme and each lady had their string of pearls and shades to match. The weekend festivities also included a casual brunch at BLT Steak, spa activities at Indulge within the W Atlanta. The main night event through Atlanta’s lounges and dining Saturday evening, was preceded by a full blown photo shoot to commemorate this one last night before the “I do’s”.

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Beshanda’s Parisian Bridal Shower



Beshanda’s engagement nearly one year prior to her bridal shower occurred in the city of love, Paris. It made it only fitting to create a Parisian bridal shower for her to celebrate her pending marriage. Set in the beautiful surroundings of the the Oak Park Conservatory, Beshanda and her closest friends and family feted on frappe and sandwiches. The shower was capped off by a beautiful champagne toast with the inspiring words of the bride’s mother.

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Michelle and Marvin’s Anniversary Celebration

This celebration is so many things EPIC; a gorgeous young Ghanaian couple, 20+ beautiful attendants dressed in the fiercest custom designs, an elegant stage design, tasty delectables by Topspice Events and images captured by Prince Agyemang Photography. The night was shared with many family and friends traveling from as far as Toronto to the Chicago area to celebrate with Marvin and Michelle. Check it out.

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Melody and Brandon’s Wedding

Truth be told, this wedding was by far one of my favorites, because it was my best friend’s wedding. All of the moments of Melody and Brandon’s “Love Story” were captured by Modern Image Studios. The Love Story theme was not short on any details for these once high schools sweethearts.

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Lauren and Robert’s Wedding

My heart does cartwheels when I have a bride and groom that want to create a rustic wedding with a pallete of lush green trees and a waterfall to match. The traditional Catholic nuptials took place on the southside of Chicago in the historic St. Columbanus Catholic Church. The small reception of just about 100 family and close friends took place at the Lake Katherine Nature Center & Botanic Gardens. Wood décor details adorned the reception space with floral finds of baby’s breath and daisies to compliment. Prince Agyemang Photography captured all the moments of this beautiful day.

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Unveiling my Branded Header

With the inception of the Facebook cover photo, it was long before I decided what image I wanted to represent on my social media platforms. I opted to capture a bit of essence who we are at Abenafit Weddings & Events. We are weddings, we are social, we are designers, we are coordinators. What do you think?


Latest Ad for Wedding Coordination


We are making the plans to take that big leap of faith and beginning wedding coordination services full-time. Here is the latest add you could possibly see in your local wedding magazines and guides.

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Hollywood Glamour Birthday Celebration

It’s no secret – I love to celebrate my birthday! And this year was no exception. I gathered my closest friends and family together and made the affair a glamorous upscale event. The event was held in the private club of White Eagle in Aurora, just south west of Chicago. The night was dubbed Hollywood Glamour and my friends enjoyed dressing up in their finest for a night of fun, laughter and great food/music. With the exception of my daughter photobombing many friends’ photos, it was such an awesome night and of course, I can’t wait to celebrate in 2013.


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