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On WeddingWire since 2022

Feather and Lace Weddings is a wedding planning service based in South Elgin, Illinois. At Feather and Lace Weddings, we are here for the nontraditional couples. We want to encourage you to plan your dream day, and not to worry about what people think.

Services Offered

By developing a schedule and budget that work for you, Feather and Lace can make planning less stressful. We are the wedding planner for you if you want to break tired traditions. Paying a high level of attention to detail and ensuring you stand out, from invitations to party favors, nothing is overlooked. We break all the rules to create an event that is unapologetically you. There are numerous vendors, makeup artists, hair stylists, and photographers available at Feather and Lace. Our specialty is finding your niche and the theme to match. After an initial consultation, we can match you with the right vendors to suit your unique style. We offer both day-of coordination, partial planning and full-service event planning. From proposals to bachelor/bachelorette parties, to vows and name changes. We have every detail covered.🖤

  • Woman-owned

Frequently asked questions

What is the starting price for day-of wedding coordination?

$666

Do you offer an hourly rate?

No

What wedding events do you provide services for?

Ceremony
Reception
Rehearsal Dinner

What wedding planning services do you offer?

Day-of Coordination
Full Planning
Partial Planning

What weddings do you have experience planning?

Civil
Cultural
Destination
Elopement
Non-Religious
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Jessica W. Sent on 10/23/2023
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So much effort, seemingly effortless

Melissa Blackheart and her partner Brian are TOP NOTCH! I couldn't be happier with the outcome of my special day! I hired them as my day-of coordinators and everything was absolutely perfect! Melissa herded us to our obligations with an amazing attitude and a smile on her face! It was such a long day for them setting up everything, chasing us around (and we were ALL OVER THE PLACE - sorry Melissa), cleaning up at the end of the night and they were amazing the entire time. I can't say enough good things about them, really.
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Melissa Blackheart
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Hello, Lovebirds!

My name is Melissa Blackheart. I launched Feather and Lace with the dream of being the go-to wedding and event planner for all of the nontraditional.

I decided to follow this dream after I saw the challenges of planning my own wedding, while not fitting into the box that is the wedding industry.

I strive to be an ally in creating all of your alternative event planning needs. Goths, LGBTQIA+, Bikers, Punks, Nerds, Metalheads, Rockabillies, and more. I am here for you.

I have a firm belief that conforming to tradition isn't for everyone. Let us plan your dream event that will stand out from the basic. Let us plan your dream event that is unapologetically you.

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