Your event needs, stylishly covered, sans the stress…

Let us wrap it up, so you can live it up!


Even for the most capable DIY divas, party planning can be a challenge. So, lighten your load and outsource the stress! Email or give us a ring; our friendly fête fanatics can’t wait to find out what they’ll be celebrating next!


Drop by our fab West Town studio and we’ll raise a glass as you divulge your dream! Our memory makers want all the delicious details. From there, your personal party stylista will begin developing your perfect vision.


Relish the calm of staying one step ahead with WRAP IT UP now at the helm. However small or tall the order, your posh party patrol will ensure perfection.


Our dynamic team of tastemakers, managerial mavens, logistic experts and glamour gurus will ensure every detail and deliver the dream. We’ll wrap it up so you can live it up!

Month-Of-Wedding Planning

The big day is near and it’s time to swap the stress and soak up the fun.  Count on Wrap It Up’s polished professionals to organize final wedding to-dos.  We’ll meet with you one month before the “I Do” to fully understand your “I Wants.”  With copies of all signed vendor contracts, we’ll construct the famous “Wrap It Up” agenda and share it amongst vendors, wedding party, and family.  We’ll attend the rehearsal ceremony providing guidance to properly set the stage and on the big day our pros will execute the master plan while making sure every detail is polished to perfection.  We’ll also provide the ultimate emergency bag for just-in-case peace of mind.

Partial Wedding Planning

Need more wedding bells and whistles? You got it!  The expertise of the city’s most experienced party pros is in your back pocket.   Striving to offer the most comprehensive selection of services, Wrap It Up delivers superior solutions for specific needs and behind-the-scenes support.  Take your pick of assistance: venue and vendor selections, design board creation and/or design development, catering direction and menu building, transportation coordination, hotel/guest gift bag assembly and delivery, website creation, and month-of wedding coordination.  Our team of experts knows who’s who in the industry and the ins and outs of party planning to streamline and happify the process.

Bridal Shower Styling & Planning

Pop, fizz, clink!  Let’s toast to your upcoming happily-ever-after by throwing an unforgettable bridal shower. Wrap It Up will handle the who, what, where, and when and take a deep dive into design so that you are surrounded in spectacular style.


Baby Shower Styling & Planning

Special delivery!  As an outpouring of love, pamper the mom-to-be with a sensational shower.  Not only will the luscious cake be tiered to perfection, Wrap It Up will add layer after layer of creativity to the party considering every last charming detail.

Dinner Party Styling & Planning

Want to throw a dynamic dinner party but dreading the draining details?  Hand over the stress and get ready to experience a new kind of glamour in the comfort of your own home. After discussing budget and inspiration, our team of trendsetters will create an immersive experience for you and your guests. World-class cuisine, chic styling, creative entertainment, distinctive details, and a few fun surprises will make a feast for the senses and have your guests talking for years.  Turn heads, move feet, and rest assured knowing your party is in capable hands from start to clean up!


Kids Birthday Party Planning

Want to whip up some fun for your little one?  Wrap It Up can’t wait to make believe!  Give us just six weeks notice and our dream team will bring the most imaginative party themes to life complete with whimsical details and magical moments throughout. Location, theme, invitations, décor, cake, entertainment, favors…every detail will be elevated from ordinary to extraordinary.  After all, our passion is parties and celebrating is our super power!

Graduation Party Styling & Planning

It’s time to celebrate your grad! Between classmates, family, and friends, we’ll make sure the party is fun for all ages! Whether it’s at home or away, the Wrap It Up pros are at your service to find your perfect team of vendors so you can enjoy the celebration and send your grad off to whatever’s next in style!

And Just Because...

Need inspiration for an anniversary or milestone birthday celebration?  Want to throw a dapper Derby party?  How about a costume party in June just for kicks?  No idea is too far flung!  Whatever the occasion count on Wrap It Up to throw a sensational bash in a flash.  We’ll fathom the fabulous attuned to your personal style and make the celebration special and soulful.  As social event planners, we are known for our thoughtful outside-the-box approach, aesthetic creativity, charming details, and making the event planning process a fun one for all involved.


  • All
  • Baby Showers
  • Bridal Showers
  • Children's Parties
  • Dinner Parties
  • Weddings


Wrap It Up is a division of Bliss Weddings & Events, a Chicago-based event design and planning company nationally recognized for their full service, tailored approach to high end, visionary events. It is in this spirit of an extra personalized planning experience that founder, Renny designed the Wrap It Up concept; an à la carte service option for clients who would like guidance and assistance with a specific event need or stage in planning and want the assurance that only a truly expert planning team can provide. No matter the special occasion or size of the task, Wrap It Up pros are at your service to offer their pearls of wisdom, penchant for high style, or simply a few extra pairs of skilled hands so you can relish in the excitement of celebration, sans the stress.

Say Hello!

Meet our team of detail divas and fête fanatics


Renny Pedersen

Owner & Creative Director

Bohemian, free-spirited, and Kansas City raised, Renny, hangs a horseshoe over her door for good luck and keeps her pantry stocked with 10 different BBQ sauces, she’s always up for a party and usually doesn’t follow the rules, believes dreams are attained through hard work and gumption, totes her yoga mat wherever she goes, loves glamour mixed with rustic and ethnic accents, is intrigued by emerging trends and artists, obsesses over fabrics, ribbons, textiles and texture, has always been wildly attracted to anyone with a creative gift, kicks back with a citrus and savory cocktail and enjoys the art of mixology, gets down to old-school rap and anything funky, admits to a serious addiction to fabulous shoes and chunky necklaces, and prides herself with always having a plan B, C and D.


Andie Cuttiford

Director of Parties

A self-proclaimed coffee snob, party planner by day and avid sports fan by night, Andie is the definition of calm, cool and collected, lives by the words “Eat Well, Travel Often,” has called France, Italy, Ireland and Laos home and loves to bring her cultural experiences to her work, declares that her last meal would consist a glass of Oregon Pinot Noir and her dad’s famous cheeseburger and French fries, admits that event planning is an outlet for her need to be obsessively organized and in control, thrives on the energy of event day and watching all the pieces fall in to place, believes that the best way to start a day is with a great workout, and confesses that her dream event would be to plan a wedding in Paris, her favorite city.

Molly Wolf

Party Planner

Starting her career in a magical land run by a mouse 13 years ago, Molly found her love for hospitality and events early on through the hospitality training program with Disney, has since swept her home city of Chicago planning hundreds of weddings and corporate soirees in swanky hotels to private clubs, strives for the perfect balance of gym sessions and spoonfuls of her favorite ice cream (cookie dough, duh), delights in any free moments playing outside with her four daughters, has interests as varied as country music concerts, scuba diving, Netflix documentaries and Broadway musicals, excels in organization and detail while also adding doses of Pinterest to tantalize her imagination and creativity. 

Laura Schweir

Party Planner

Hailing from small town Indiana, Laura quickly fell head over [very cute] heels for Chicago. Known for her sunny disposition, she brings a cheerful attitude to any situation, embraces every opportunity to throw a shindig, “The Bachelor” finale included, describes herself as a perfectionist with a sense of humor, believes a long run or a pedicure are the best stress relievers, admits to being a kids’ party aficionado from her preschool teacher days, surrounds herself with stacks of magazines to keep up with wedding, fashion and interior design trends, declares champagne, a good laugh with girlfriends, and a vase full of flowers are the best mood boosters, and confesses she doesn’t have a favorite color but rather a serious love affair with certain color combinations– navy and white is always right!


Ginny Gaulin

Party Planner

Bursting with ‘Sweet Carolina’ southern charm, Ginny is best known for her caring personality and signature smile, feels her creative spirit and can-do attitude suit her for big city life (though does miss the backyard fish frys and lightning bugs of the South), considers herself the ultimate team player who’d never drop the ball on the slightest detail, attributes her optimism and sound advice to her professional counseling background, rejuvenates the morning of events by taking long walks with her husband and their dog Tucker, loves spending afternoons in sunny art museums gaining inspiration from both old and new, and believes the best parties – from stunning showers to intimate wedding receptions – are the ones filled with the warmth and laughter of family and friends.

Lindsay Kleinick

Party Planner

Living to elevate her every day, Lindsay embraces the little things like fresh cut flowers, a beautiful glass of Pinot Noir, and candlelight for every occasion, tells the classic tale of coming to Chicago for a temporary stay but after quickly falling for her forever love is now raising and rooting her family in the big city, considers herself a party planner by profession for 9 years as well as at home – filling up her friends’ and family’s social calendars with fêtes aplenty, feels heart flutters just thinking about soft pastel color palettes and spring florals, planned her own wedding around Peony season, and admits that had she an endless budget, she’d be completely content spending her days decorating and renovating her home.

Wrap It Up’s Words to Live By…

I believe in pink. I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing, kissing a lot. I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles.