lake michigan wedding

Bride and groom on the beach who found the perfect place to elope in Michigan

10 Places to Elope in Michigan

By Brooke Dumas / September 9, 2020 /

It’s not shock that this pandemic has lead to a lot of couples ditching the big wedding and choosing to elope. Michigan is one of the best places to choose to have an elopement and has an abundance of beautiful locations. Today we are going to walk you through some of the top places to…

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A ceremony happening during a spring lake country club wedding

The Ultimate Guide to Lake Wedding Venues in Michigan

By Brooke Dumas / July 29, 2020 /

One thing this state is known for the most is our beautiful lakes, which leaves us with an abundance of lake wedding venues in Michigan. There is nothing more beautiful than a wedding on the water. There is something magical about the water that brings everyone together and relaxes you. That is why it is…

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Lake Michigan Wedding Shoot

By Brooke Dumas / May 30, 2020 /

I’ve been waiting a couple years to show you this Lake Michigan wedding shoot that I collaborated on with a lot of talented vendors at Camp Blodgett in West Olive, Michigan. When we were designing this shoot we really wanted to bring the charm of New England to the Midwest and I think we achieved…

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A leelanau school wedding on the beach

Leelanau School Wedding | Eric & Brooke

By Brooke Dumas / April 22, 2020 /

I am beyond excited to finally share my very own Leelanau School wedding in Glen Arbor, Michigan with you all! As a wedding planner I often tell my couples that your wedding day is the best day of your life, but it wasn’t until my own wedding day that I fully understood that. We decided…

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A ceremony set up on the beach of Lake Michigan and a blog post talks about all the wedding dos from this wedding day

13 Wedding Dos: Things I Loved From My Wedding

By Brooke Dumas / October 2, 2019 /

We hear so much about things you shouldn’t do at your wedding, but rarely hear about the wedding dos. As much as I try to focus my clients on the wedding don’ts I think it is equally as important to show some of the wedding dos. So to use my own wedding as an example…

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Newlyweds kissing at a camp blodgett wedding

Kyle & Chloe’s Misty Camp Blodgett Wedding

By Brooke Dumas / May 1, 2019 /

With the unbeatable views and intimate space a Camp Blodgett wedding is always a special one. So when Chloe first reached out to me in the summer of 2017 needing some assistance planning her and her fiance, Kyle’s dream Lake Michigan wedding, I knew Camp Blodgett in West Olive, Michigan would be the perfect place…

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Fernwood Botanical Garden Wedding | Niles, MI | Mike + Theresa

By Brooke Dumas / December 20, 2017 /

To call a candlelit evening in the garden “magical” is an understatement. Mike & Theresa’s Fernwood Botanical Garden wedding was definitely not lacking in magic. Coming from Chicago and the busy city life, they found an escape in this beautiful garden setting. Theresa has an eye for design and detail, and her vision for the…

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