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Speakeasy Detroit Wedding at The Masonic Temple | Angela & Graham

Speakeasy Detroit Wedding at The Masonic Temple | Angela & Graham

Angela & Graham had already chosen their beautiful venue when they hired me to help plan their wedding. They made the excellent choice of The Masonic Temple in Detroit. I was so excited because it was a dream of mine to work with this historic Detroit wedding...

Wedding Inspiration: Modernizing the Vintage Vibe in Wedding Design

Wedding Inspiration: Modernizing the Vintage Vibe in Wedding Design

When photographer Chettara reached out to me to help her plan a styled wedding shoot, I jumped at the idea. Chettara's ideas are always super cool and I was excited to work with her again! (Click here to see our previous hauntingly glamorous styled shoot!)Chettara...

How to Plan an Authentic Elopement when your Wedding Must Be Postponed

How to Plan an Authentic Elopement when your Wedding Must Be Postponed

When the coronavirus pandemic hit early last year, my initial thought was "Surely this won't affect my summer weddings, right?!" Oh, how naive and wrong I was! Summer crawled by without one wedding happening as planned. Even as we inched toward the holidays, Kirsten...

Luxury Backyard Wedding in Michigan | Ashley & Tony

Luxury Backyard Wedding in Michigan | Ashley & Tony

Ashley & Tony's wedding was meticulously planned by the bride-to-be herself. I was hired to simply execute Ashley's plans--and she did an amazing job at planning! The wedding was planned for November 2020 at The Eastern in Detroit, however as we all know, 2020 had...

Treat your Wedding Venue Search Like You’re House Hunting

Treat your Wedding Venue Search Like You’re House Hunting

Have you ever watched House Hunters on HGTV? The premise of the show is that a couple sees three houses and chooses one to purchase. There is usually something one of them likes in each house, but each house doesn't necessarily have everything they want--unless it's...

How to Design Agreeable Wedding Spaces You Can Be Proud Of

How to Design Agreeable Wedding Spaces You Can Be Proud Of

One design question I get is: How do I tie together my ceremony & reception spaces? There are several ways to do this. I list four of them below! Feel of the space When I am able to work with a couple from the beginning, we always start out by discussing the feel...