Because we believe every detail is important and every celebration is special, we look forward to curating every design and, handling each element to give you a stress-free memory you will cherish forever.
Elena's Garden Floral Design and Event Planning Reviews
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Reviewed On 9/30/2018 by Carolina M
I found Carla primarily for flowers but shortly after meeting, I immediately knew I needed so much more of her so also contracted her for wedding planning. Carla’s attention to detail and organization throughout the entirety of my wedding plann...
Response from the Vendor on 10/01/2018
Amazing clients like you and Eric and your family make work not feel like work! Thank you for your kind words and for trusting me and my vision for your special day! Miss you and our weekly chats & I'm still only a text away :) Congratulatio...
Reviewed On 7/26/2018 by Diana R
She deserves more than just 5 stars! Exceptional Job! I could not be more pleased with how everything turned out. She not only kept me on track, but the day of, I had nothing to worry about. We still have people complimenting us about our weddi...
Response from the Vendor on 07/26/2018
Thanks so much for the trust you put in me and my team, and for the kind words! Working on your event and getting to be creative in both planning and designing your special day was MY PLEASURE! You were a dream to work with so I wish I could ...
Reviewed On 10/03/2018 by Danielle H
Hands down the best decision we made for our wedding! So many things went wrong the day of our wedding, including pouring rain and having to move the ceremony inside. Carla and her team not only saw my vision, but executed it even better than I...
Response from the Vendor on 10/03/2018
You are making me/us blush!!! We loved working on your wedding and bringing your vision to life, and are so happy we were able to brighten up those cloudy skies on your wedding day! Congratulations D & C !
Reviewed On 8/11/2018 by Mary H
Carla did an AMAZING job with the flowers and planning for our wedding! She was so on top of things, organized,and worked closely with our other vendors to orchestrate all the events for our wedding. We appreciated her hand-on style, and her ar...
Response from the Vendor on 08/15/2018
My team and I loved helping you pull off such a fun wedding! You and Steve were amazing to work with, and loved seeing your families and friends come together for your big day! Congratulations M & S !!!!
Reviewed On 6/20/2018 by Natalie P
Thank you Carla for all that you have done for us on our wedding day! Our flowers and centerpieces were absolutely amazing! Carla and her entire team from Elena's Garden did an amazing job setting up our venue. Your flowers elevated our tabl...
Response from the Vendor on 06/26/2018
It was our pleasure to help your wedding day vision come to life, and it was so great working with you, loved every minute and we can't wait to see the pretty pictures! Thanks so much for the kind words!
Carla & team
Reviewed On 6/12/2018 by f b
I cannot say enough good things @ Carla and Elena's Garden! Because we are from out of town, we chose EG based solely on reviews and boy, are we glad we did. From the fringed tulips at the Rehearsal Dinner, to the mothers' corsages of lush peo...
Response from the Vendor on 06/13/2018
Thanks so much for the kind words, it was our pleasure to help you and your guests enjoy this special weekend! Thank you for trusting us with your family's celebration!
Reviewed On 6/12/2018 by Krysta S
I wish that I could add extra stars for this review because Carla is more than deserving. Carla did STUNNING arrangements for our rehearsal dinner and BREATHTAKING decor, bouquets, boutonnieres and corsages for our wedding day. She was able to ...
Response from the Vendor on 06/13/2018
We loved working with you and helping bring your vision to life! We are so thankful we got to play a small part in making your wedding day bloom! Congratulations!
-- Carla & team
Reviewed On 5/30/2018 by knottiededf2a6f11ce56c7
As mother of the bride, my first contact with Carla was on the wedding day itself. She brought my daughter's vision to life......beautifully. Compliments abounded. Her attention to detail is unmatched. She also served as our day of wedding coo...
Response from the Vendor on 06/02/2018
It was our pleasure to bring Anna's vision to life and to help make sure your guests had a great time! We're so happy you and your family had a fun celebration! Congratulations and thanks for the sweet words!
Carla & EG team
Reviewed On 3/11/2018 by Allison B
The flowers at my wedding were by far the most favorite part of our wedding, thanks to Carla! Her floral arrangements took my breath away when walking into our reception and were one of the most talked about aspects of our special day!
Response from the Vendor on 03/12/2018
Allison, thanks SO MUCH for your kind words, and thank you for trusting and allowing us to be creative and put together such an elegant design. We loved being part of your special day and we can't wait to see the photos!
-- Carla and team
Reviewed On 1/09/2018 by Eliana B
It was such a pleasure to work with Elena! She was extremely responsive to any email/questions I had & I was so impressed by her work! I got many compliments on my bouquet, & it was exactly what I was hoping for.
One of my favorite vendors that...
Response from the Vendor on 01/19/2018
There's no bigger compliment for us than knowing you were happy with your flowers! We loved working with you as well and are so grateful for your kind words!
Reviewed On 11/09/2017 by Joann K
Carla from Elena’s Garden was an absolute blessing! She exceeded all my expectations from the first contact right on through my wedding day. Planning a wedding is stressful, but working with Carla was a breath of fresh air.
I submitted an inqu...
Response from the Vendor on 11/09/2017
Joann, working on your bouquet was so much fun and it allowed me to be creative in a whole new way! Thanks so much for your kind words, I'm so happy we were able to make a small impact on your big day!
Reviewed On 9/21/2017 by Cynthia O
Carla and her team are phenomenal! I had an idea for a fun horse themed barn wedding. Elena's Garden went above and beyond my ideas and expectations. They helped plan every aspect of my wedding from the decorations to organization of all the ...
Response from the Vendor on 10/05/2017
You raised the bar for amazing clients! We loved working with you, adore your family, and were so happy to be part of your big day and to help you throw a great party for all your guests! Thanks for your kind words and for trusting us with pl...
Reviewed On 9/07/2017 by Christine O
You won't find a more creative, responsive, caring, detail oriented and knowledgeable florist and wedding planner like Carla. She is fabulous!
My daughter's barn wedding wouldn't have worked so smoothly without her. Every detail was carefully ...
Response from the Vendor on 09/07/2017
It was our pleasure to work on such a fun wedding with such a great family!! Your kind words mean EVERYTHING to us, and we are so happy your family and guests felt taken care of and had a great time, that is the biggest compliment to us! Thanks...
Reviewed On 7/24/2017 by Ionela-Andreea S
Can I please add a 6 star?
Carla, it was a pleasure to work with you and your creative team!From the moment I started planning my engagement and wedding, I knew I would want something classic but also beautiful and breathtaking! Carla you excee...
Response from the Vendor on 07/27/2017
It is an extra perk to work with a bride with impeccable taste! We absolutely loved working with you and bringing your beautiful dream to life, thank you for the kind words!
Reviewed On 7/15/2017 by Katherine L
Carla from Elena's Garden was AMAZING! From the beginning of the process to the very end, she answered all our questions, responsive to all our emails and completely patient and flexible with our requests. She took the time to understand our ...
Response from the Vendor on 07/17/2017
We are so thankful that you chose us to be part of your wedding day, and so excited that you and your guests were happy with our service. We LOVED working with you and bringing your vision to life. Thanks for the kind words, they mean a lot, ...
Reviewed On 4/14/2017 by Donielle A
Elena's Garden was the absolute best to work with. This team went above and beyond for our wedding. Not only were the flowers beautiful but we needed the runner taped down and Carla stepped in and offered to help. I wouldn't go anywhere else!! ...
Response from the Vendor on 04/18/2017
It was a pleasure working with you, thanks for trusting us with your special day!
Reviewed On 2/10/2017 by Amy B
Elena's Garden helped us bring our vision to life beyond my expectations! Carla really listened to what we wanted, came up with some beautiful ideas and worked with our budget. We got a detailed quote that really helped us decide what we wan...
Reviewed On 12/14/2016 by rachel r
Carla from Elena’s Garden was my florist for my late October wedding in Barrington, Illinois, and I couldn’t have been more pleased. Carla really went above and beyond in making sure everything was perfect on my wedding day. Her flowers were ve...
Contact Info for Elena's Garden Floral Design and Event Planning
Flower magician, event pro, lover of all things pretty, coffee snob, and detail tamer, ready to make your special day flawless.
With over 10 years of experience in the event industry we are ready to customize, execute and dream up beautiful weddings no matter what your style is. We've done it all: romantic, rustic, classic, vintage, chic, modern or quirky. Your bouquet, centerpieces, arch, dramatic decor or personal details should all tell a story, your love story. We'd be honored to help you put it all together and help you create memories.