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AnitaWeds

Des Plaines, IL View map

About

As a professionally trained Life-Cycle Celebrant, I believe all couples deserve a unique and personal ceremony. Working closely with you, I will create a completely customized ceremony for you and will give you control of every aspect of the ceremony - from the readings, to the vows, and every word I say. My goal is make sure your ceremony reflects your personality and interests - and is all about YOU.

I would be honored to help you create a memorable ceremony that celebrates your story together. www.AnitaWeds.com

  • Woman-owned

Frequently Asked Questions

Which of the following are included in the price?

Ceremony Rehearsal

What types of weddings and events do you provide services for?

Non-religious
Interfaith
Ceremony Rehearsal
Vow Renewal
Civil Union

What services do you provide?

Allow Couples' Own Vows
Licensed

On average, how long are wedding ceremonies you officiate?

Less than 30 mins.
30-60 mins.

In which states are you licensed?

IL
IN
WI

What languages do you speak?

German
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    Genuine, Thoughtful, and Attentive

    Anita is one of the best people you can trust to speak on your big day! She went above and beyond to get to know us both as a couple and as individuals. She is very communicative throughout the process and will accommodate you in any way in terms of how you can make your ceremony truly special. It felt like a family friend was up there at the altar with us. Can't recommend her enough.
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    Anita helped create a meaningful and memorable celebration!

    We were so lucky to find Anita; what a pleasure to work with! Meeting with her helped us focus and bring together lots of ideas we were considering for our ceremony. Her experience and thoughtful input and feedback resulted in a lovely, meaningful, emotional ceremony that represented who we are as a couple. Our friends and family are still talking about how touched they were and how much the ceremony reflected us. Thank you, Anita, for helping us create such a memorable celebration!
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    Kristina P. Married on 06/20/2020
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    Just the two of us

    I am beyond grateful that we had Anita as our wedding celebrant. She is truly an amazing, kind, compassionate, understanding person and also an incredible story-teller & speaker.

    My fianc茅 and I had been together for over a decade before we got married and in that time we created a lot of memories. We wanted our wedding ceremony to be reflective of the love we share & the life we have built together. We felt that the celebration of our marriage deserved to be personal and we wanted to steer clear of a traditional or overly religious wedding ceremony.
    Anita asked us questions & chatted with us about our life together and from that was able to create a thoughtful, meaningful, beautiful wedding ceremony for us. She told our entire love story, made our family and friends feel included, came up with creative elements and really made it feel like US.
    We have received so many compliments on how personal and special our wedding ceremony was and our guests truly enjoyed being part of it!
    Anita was also such a force of calm throughout the day. She dealt with my wedding jitters with such grace & compassion and her support was much appreciated.

    Anita was also incredibly flexible and understanding when we had to reschedule our wedding from 2020 to 2021 due to the pandemic.

    I highly recommend working with Anita to create a magical ceremony for you and your partner.
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Awards

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  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner
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  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2012 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2011 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2010 Winner

Professional Network & Endorsements

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Crafty Broads Crafty Broads Wedding Planners

Anita is absolutely the best! She will compose a beautiful and personalized ceremony for the two of you, and deliver it with grace and charm. She is detail-oriented, organized, and an all-around wonderful person!!

Artistrings Artistrings Wedding Musicians

Anita's ceremonies are always personal, meaningful, and memorable. As we provide music for wedding ceremonies, it's always very important to be on the same page and in great communication with the officiant. Anita is truly exceptional at letting us know everything that is happening during the ceremony and making sure all cues are perfectly in order. Working with Anita is always seamless, and such a pleasure!!

Creativo Loft Creativo Loft Rooftop Weddings

Anita is a long-time favorite officiant, and we appreciate her dedication to clients and thoughtful personalized approach to each unique wedding. It is always a joy to witness her lovely ceremonies.

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