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Nick Connell

4.9

(129)

  • 21 years in business
  • 176 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 7 hours

Azusa T.

Verified review

Nick was the highlight of our event. His skill is beyond belief: very talented and creative without sacrificing the speed. In addition, Nick is a great communicator. He responded to my emails always within 24H: often times in 1H. His personality was what you want in your event: polite, punctual, and friendly. I would recommend him for anyone who is looking for a ballon artist. If I have an event in future, Nick would be the person I will reach out for entertainment for kids and kids at heart.

Ashley E.

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Nick did an outstanding job at our May 3, 2014 event. We had an outdoor open house for the neighborhood. He twisted balloons for a full 2 hours and the kids were thrilled. I was impressed with his patience and his creative work. It was exactly what I wanted. Just right for our event.

Chesney C.

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Nick was highly responsive and so easy to work with leading up to our event. His work the day of with the kids and their parents was truly exceptional. We will definitely be hiring Nick again for future events!

TOP PRO
  • 19 years in business
  • 276 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 6 hours

Kate H.

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Joe was so amazing he made our event!!! So professional, friendly and wonderful to work with!!! I will absolutely use him for future events.

Amy M.

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Joe was fantastic! Such a great person to work with for our event. I highly recommend Standing Ovation DJ's!

Jude F.

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So far so good, event on 11/5.

TOP PRO
  • 3 years in business
  • 150 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 4 hours

Bill H.

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My wife and I recently hosted a casual party for 100 at our farm for my employees, customers, family, and friends. Donna was extremely friendly, attentive, and very professional. Her bartending skills are exceptional and creative - she even brought her own bar! Our friends commented on her creativity and were impressed that she went around and made sure that everyone had what they wanted. When she wasn't making drinks she was collecting empty glasses and plates from the tables. She determined what our needs were and she met us at Binny's to help select exactly what we needed before the party. Her energy level was as high after 8 hours as when she arrived. We would recommend her highly to help make any event successful!

Bobbie S.

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Our event was excellent in every way and the bartender service was the cherry on top! Thank you for such professional service. You WOW'd our event. 100+ top rating!

Elizabeth L.

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Tyler was excellent. Very professional and fun. He made the night go seamlessly. My friend even wants to hire him for her event. Thank you for such great service!

TOP PRO
  • 12 years in business
  • 62 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 10 hours

Don N.

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I just finished celebrating my daughters wedding. We had interviewed 11 Mc/Dj before deciding on Rick Mangram, Special Occasion Events. If you are considering someone to MC a wedding or event, look no further. I have been involved with large city events and personal corporate events, and I have never experienced anyone of the caliber of Rick. His personality, energy, professionalism and attention to detail is exceptional. I had numerous guests come to me and tell me that Rick was awesome. Even my wife, who is very demanding thought Rick did and outstanding job! Believe me, if you want someone to MC a special occasion , look no further, Rick and his staff are the ones you want to hire!!! Best wishes with your event, Dr. Don Newberg

Sylwia O.

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Rick is the bomb dot com. My husband and I live in Los Angeles but were planning for a Chicago wedding. We Skyped with Rick a few times and were able to nail down a schedule of events for our wedding, and passed along a playlist. Our wedding went as smoothly as possible with Rick MC'ing - he kept the energy HIGH. Everyone had a blast on the dance floor - my guests could not stop raving about our reception the next day :-) Hilariously, the day of our wedding it turned out Rick was my mom's salsa instructor (they recognized each other prior to the ceremony). So, if you want to work with a super nice guy to plan a fun event - GET RICK! So, if you want a party - GET RICK! He is super helpful and accommodating, and

Yolanda O.

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I had an event in Gurnee, Il and I hired Special Occasion to help me plan and organize it. I was absolutely very happy with them. Very professional, very well organized and friendly all the way around. My event was elegant and everyone that came was amazed of how beautiful everything was. The band, master ceremony, dj, event decorators ect...job very well done, absolutely just beautiful. Thank you Special Occasion Event. For making my event a beautiful memory. Very truly yours, Yolanda

  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 3 min
  • Libertyville, IL

Lori O.

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Megan did a fantastic job. The faces of these girls were so impressive. The line for her tent never stopped. It was the hit of our day. Megan was very sweet and kind to work with. I WILL call on her again and tell everyone how wonderful she is! Thank you Megan for driving so far and making our event such a great success!!

Mary A.

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We could not have asked for a more talented artist! Many of the kids in attendance had special needs and she was very kind with them. And the fact she made balloon animals as well was an added bonus! We will definitely be calling her for our event next year!

Alissa L.

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Megan was so professional and the painting was incredible. She did a great job with a group of pre-schoolers. We would highly recommend her!

TOP PRO
  • 2 years in business
  • 58 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 23 min

Kristi M.

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Holly is a must hire for all of your decorating needs!! I threw a Murder Mystery Party at our local golf club, and she did an amazing job decorating this venue. Her attention to detail was outstanding, the guests commented on this as well! She communicated with me every step of the way and stayed on budget. She was so easy to work with and executed our vision flawlessly! I will hire Holly for all my parties!

Anny K.

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Hu's Assisting provided an outstanding service for my event. Thank you.

  • 20 years in business
  • 93 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 5 hours

Lynn J.

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I rented a photo booth from Funtime Service Group on 8/31/14. Stacie was awesome in booking this for me and Eric was a great attendant at the event. I would highly recommend Funtime.

Anna W.

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Rented tables and linens. Nice person on phone suggested some balloon decor. The event looked fantastic when finished. So glad I called.

Silpa M.

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Equipment worked perfectly and appropriate for rhe event

MoMo & Co.

4.6

(33)

  • 19 years in business
  • 58 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 hours

Katy L.

Verified review

Maureen was great! Very professional! She came in costume and was so popular she had a long line all night long!! She had to cut the line off at the end of the event, which was unfortunate but understandable- or she might have been there all night!! I would hire her again and recommend her to others! Thank you Maureen!!

Yoomi C.

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She was fantastic!! Outstanding job despite of rainy weather! We sure would love have her next time again when We have an event! Very satisfied!! - Willowbrook Dentistry for Children

Jorie K.

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MoMo was great. She handled our chaotic event quite well. The kids had fun and the tattoos were a big hit even with the adults. Thank you!

TOP PRO
  • 18 years in business
  • 61 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 16 min

Laura D.

Verified review

Charlene and her team did a wonderful job decorating for my event. She is pleasant and reliable. I called her few days before my event after the company that was supposed to decorate for me disappointed me. Charlene saved the day, and with a smile too. I will definitely use her again.

Terri H.

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Extremely Professional. The decor at the event was gorgeous and creative. Nearly every guest commented on how beautiful it was. I will certainly work with Charlene @ C2Details Events in the future. Excellent job! I couldn't be more pleased.

Yasmine B.

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Working with Charlene is always a wonderful experience! Her creativeness, attention to detail and heart to please makes every event beautiful and 100% fulfilling! I am so happy to have Charlene as my event decor planner! ❤❤❤

  • 11 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
  • Aurora, IL

Bree H.

Verified review

Blossom & Branch Designs (Angie) was by far my favorite vendor to work with throughout the whole wedding planning process! My flowers were beautiful, thriving & totally affordable! I searched far & wide to find a floral & event designer that could meet my needs & budget & Angie &B her team totally delivered! I got one huge lovely bouquet for myself, awesome corsages & boutonnieres for the wedding party. sixteen guest table arrangements (mixed styles) & two last minute flower crowns for my flower girls that made me a tiny bit jealous! I also got some single stem flowers to place in my hair that were gorgeous! Have you ever talked with someone you've never met & they just understood you? That is what is was like to talk to Angie. She just "got" me, like we have been friends for years. She picked out my favorite bouquet & corsage from my Pinterest board & made wonderful suggestions to add color & dimension to all the flowers. She was able to incorporate ribbon I provided in the colors of our wedding too & made everything so creatively & elegantly done! Everything was fresh & beautiful & lasted all day in the unusual hot September heat. Angie explained every item in my quote & why things cost the way the do which was incredibly helpful & reassured me that I was making the right decision. Contract & payments were straightforward & pickup was a breeze. I also used her and her team as my Day-Of-Coordinator to make sure everything goes smoothly with all vendors because I trusted her and her staff so much. Everything was perfect! I Love Blossom & Branch Designs! I highly recommend them and will be using them for all of my floral/event needs in the future!

Kaitlyn C.

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Couples!... please do yourself a favor and work with Angie and her great team at Blossom & Branch Designs! I didn't know what I wanted, but knew I wanted something 'unique' and 'different' ... don't we all?! Angie and her team over delivered and reduced every stress I envisioned. The Blossom & Branch Designs team are true artists that designed such creations that were so uniquely beautiful and different, words cannot describe it. They understood my limited direction and delivered the most beautiful floral designs, they reduced every stress with the professionalism of their process and I got SO many compliments on my bouquet, basically the entire venue was so amazing guests could not stop talking about it for weeks after. I am SO happy with every single aspect the service and would recommend them to anyone, any party or any event that wants to make a beautiful, unique and thoughtful floral event design statement. Please work with Angie... you won't regret it.

Maggie R.

Verified review

We were so completely excited and satisfied in our floral and event designer, Blossom & Branch Designs!! Angie was so easy and flexible to work with, had great cost saving suggestions and had so many creative ideas, we could not even believe it!! We both told her she needs her own show, and couple that with her fun, outgoing, great personality! She really cares and you can tell she loves/takes pride in what she does. It was such a pleasure working with her. She has a forever client with us and we will highly recommend her to everyone and all!!!!

  • 3 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 42 min

Thumbtack Customer

Verified review

We cannot say enough great things about Heidi and highly recommend her wedding services to any other couples! Heidi served as our wedding coordinator in September 2017 and she was worth her weight in gold so that we could have a relaxing and elegant wedding. Thanks to Heidi we were able to truly enjoy our time with all of our guests many of whom had traveled from Europe and across the US to be with us. On the day of the wedding Heidi did an incredible and efficient job running our early morning rehearsal which immediately put everyone participating in the ceremony at ease. She and her two assistants were then present at our venue throughout the day coordinating the vendors as they arrived, setting up decor, and bringing us our bouquets for photos. She even sent me a few photos of the cake and decor as sneak peeks as we were out and about all day with our wedding party. Once we arrived at the venue everything looked absolutely perfect and she even had water set up for the wedding party as we got ready to walk down the aisle (she also had water, snacks, pain killers and whatever else anyone needed!). During the evening wedding Heidi kept everything to schedule and moved the guests seamlessly throughout the venue from the ceremony to the cocktail hour to dinner to dancing. She worked closely with the photographer, caterer, and musicians to make sure everything went to plan. If anything went wrong during the day or evening we did not know about it! At the end of the wedding she and her two assistants packed up all our boxes of decor/cake/leftover alcohol and took it to our hotel so our family and friends were able to go back to their hotels or to the after party with no worries. In addition to the actual wedding day, Heidi was wonderful from day one. After we decided to work together we met with Heidi early in the summer and showed her around our venue. A couple of weeks before the wedding she also came to our final walkthrough with our caterer. We also had multiple check-in calls the week leading up to the wedding to go through final details. During the week before the wedding she was in touch with all of our vendors to introduce herself and to work out any details which took all vendor management out of our hands. In short, we had a very detailed schedule and notes of how we wanted our wedding to run and look and Heidi executed it with precision and even helped us think of details we might not have thought of ourselves. We had 60 guests and wanted a personal, professional, and elegant Chicago wedding. So many guests commented on how smoothly everything went during the day and how much they enjoyed the pace and look of the evening. We were a very happy bride and groom!

Marcus M.

Verified review

Where do I begin... Heidi is beyond what we ever expected. She exceeded every expectation plus more. She was vet easy to work with. We still don't know how she was able to juggle everything in her life and ours as well... super woman! My now wife and I showed up a few minutes late to our rehearsal and when we arrived she had everyone lined up and ready to go! Her time management is amazing. Her planning and decorating is great! She was even great with difficult family members and went out of her way to ensure we had no worries on our big day! Our wedding was a success because of her! Couldn't have done it without Heidi. Thank you so much!!!! We are beyond grateful!!

Laura C.

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I am so glad I hired Heidi and her team to coordinate our wedding day. She communicated well, helped decorate and tear down, took care of tons of day-of details and really helped us to to enjoy our day. I would absolutely recommend her services to anyone needing assistance in planning and executing an event. She even purchased and delivered our cake which was a great time saver. Thank you, Heidi!

  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 4 hours
  • Chicago, IL

Mary O.

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amazing work, whipped a chaotic group of x7 adults into super scarey classic skeletons. Saved us as our halloween costume was seriously weak until make up was complete.

Rachel G.

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Tamar was wonderful! She was so professional and everyone at our corporate event loved their designs. She was so easy to work with, I would absolutely hire her again!

Karoline B.

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Tamariel was great at face painting and she did fantastic job with kids . I highly recommend her .

  • Response time: 2 min
  • South Holland, IL

Dana A.

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I ordered gluten free cupcakes for my supervisor's birthday. Whipped Desserts responded to my request with a quick turn around. The cupcakes were delicious and the presentation was beautiful. Will definitely order from Whipped Desserts and Appetizers again and again.

George M.

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Whipped Desserts has some amazing desserts. The mini cupcakes and the cheesecake were really good. The prices of the cakes were very reasonable that I was able to buy a few items.

Kenny J.

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We had a great time sampling dishes and when it came time for the event it was done vary professionally and the food was better than expected

  • 2 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 11 hours

Thumbtack Customer

Verified review

Kristen and Jill were a pleasure to work with. My fiance and I decided it would be a good idea to hire someone to make sure things ran smoothly on our wedding day and these ladies surely delivered! My fiance and I were able to truly be guests at our wedding, which was important to us, and we would definitely hire them in the future.

Jodie C.

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Kristen and Jill helped bring my vision to life. I honestly don’t know how they did it, but they did! Thanks for making our day worry free.

Toney V.

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They were amazing !!!! 😍😍😍😍 hire them !!! Best decision made !

  • 8 years in business
  • Response time: 7 hours
  • Chicago, IL

Chris M.

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Tiffany have done a wonderful job in decorating my modern apartment located in the historical Chicago Bronzeville Neighborhood. Tiffany furnished my place to fit my personality/style. The project she has designed/implemented for me was creative/appealing for my guest and I to enjoy. Overall, Tiffany is an awesome interior decor and I would recommend/refer her to anyone.

Sa A.

Verified review

Customized creativity did a lot of work in my home and I love the way she did everything it was very affordable and a basic and professional service and I love the price of the project compare to what the store prices are,Thanks for your help and advice on what you want to do with the final plan.

Taylor A.

Verified review

Extremely business savvy, creative, and won’t go a penny over budget. The space was small and challenging, but the decorating tricks used now presents it as large and inviting. Couldn’t have done the job half as well myself!

  • 7 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 20 min

Sarah M.

Verified review

I was in charge of putting together a formal event for 100 college students on a limited budget. This was the first time I had ever done an event to this scale, so I was slightly clueless as to what I wanted and what budgeting should be. But, regardless of my knowledge, Digital Rendition did not take advantage of my lack of knowledge in this field and they also exceeded my expectations for the entire event. They brought an excellent DJ who was able to feel the vibe of the crowd and keep the party going throughout the entire night. They also created custom lighting that they built to really pull off the entire event that I wanted. Overall, great people to work with and they really know what they are doing. I would definitely recommend this group, and we are planning on using Digital Rendition again next year for the event!

Fabiola S.

Verified review

These guys are incredible! They really know their stuff, so no matter what you need they accommodate it and come up with a solution for every type of space and event. They are also great and fun to work with which makes event planning much smoother. You won't regret booking them!

Sally S.

Verified review

Digital rendition did such a wonderful job with our event. From the lighting to the music, they completely amplified the energy and theme of our party! We had over 100 guests and everyone had a blast! I will always turn to these guys for any of my future events :)

  • 4 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 hours

Rachel M.

Verified review

Thank you Simply Balloons ! Petya and Alex have excellent customer service, but most importantly beautiful creations for any and every event and celebration! Great and very fast service, Simply Balloons was able to help me with a very last minute order and it was beautiful and very affordable! So happy with my experience with this company, I can't wait for my next event to order from here again!

Ana F.

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We had a great experience with Petya! The balloon sculptures were exactly as promised and she was very punctual and polite! Would definitely recommend!

Jessica D.

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Petya was extremely accommodating and went above and beyond to find something that would work for me and my event!

  • 8 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 37 min

Johanna P.

Verified review

My daughter got married in 2015 and Annalisa was our go to gal..she helped us out with everything and listened to my daughter's ideas and made them happen. Phantom of the opera was her theme! Bella events helped answer questions and got the wedding venue to do what was expected and her day was special. She made the bride's/bridal party bouquets. Centerpieces and many extras added. Would highly recommend her again.

Susan W.

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AnnaLisa was absolutely wonderful. She helped me with each and every step along the way, from planning to the execution of my reception. She is able to provide artistic and beautiful suggestions if you are starting from a blank canvas or she can make your vision come to reality with her professionalism and experience. I highly recommend Bella Events.

Maria Z.

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She was great at giving ideas for my daughters wedding. Everything turned out just beautiful and stunning. Received numerous compliments. Will definitely use this service again and will spread the word.

  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 22 min
  • Lombard, IL

Danielle D.

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Kathy was very good! From day one she was on top of everything. I threw my mom a suprise party and it was fabulous! She provided the red carpet and stands. She also helped out where needed. She and her other half assembled my backdrop i ordered as well as the uplighting i rented. To also helped to set up the tables. During the event she made sure everyone was good during the event. Thanks Kathy!

Maya T.

Verified review

She's a nice and professional person

  • 2 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 hours

Diane R.

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I used Joy February 2017 for my daughter ‘s surprised 40th birthday party. She set up s candy bar with her color scheme. Also she decorated the room too. I will recommend her as she was very helpful and communicated throughout the event.

Diane R.

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Joy set up a candy bar at my retirement party Nov 12,2017 and it was beautiful. She was very conscious of my color scheme black/Red. She also did the centerpieces as well. I will recommend her service.

Melvina N.

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For my Baby shower she provided a Sweets table comeplete with Party favors and a picture back drop. This is all I requested. The service was great!

  • 11 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 5 min

Samantha V.

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Kristin and her team were amazing to have on our day! They were so helpful throughout the entire day and did a wonderful job setting up our reception room. Things came up throughout the day that would have been hard for me to handle while enjoying my day and they jumped on everything to make the day go smoothly. Her whole team was fantastic, so kind and great to work with. You will not be disappointed!!

Ana O.

Verified review

Hiring Kristin was one of the best decisions I've made when planning our wedding last summer. Kristin made sure the decor looked exactly as I wanted it! Working with her was a pleasure. She pays great attention to detail, and her talent in event planning and styling is obvious. Kristin and her team are a gem!

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“Need a Wedding Decorator on July 7,2013”

Oconomowoc, WI

Event type
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Event length
4 hours or more
Number of guests
150-200
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“Need an Event Decorator on October 31,2012”

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