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Heirlooms and Lace

Oh friend I am internet hugging you RIGHT NOW! Also it’s likely you can find me jumping up and down maybe even squealing with excitement for you. Yea we might not know each other, but I vividly remember the moments following getting engaged. The ones during our actual engagement moment are fuzzy, I think I […]

January 11, 2023
4 Things: Wedding Planning
Jeremy and Brittany snuggled up outside The Campbell House Lexington, Curio Collection by Hilton

Your partner or you got the courage up to pop the question! I bet you were full of excitement to tell the whole world? You’re likely thinking where the heck do I even start? Well hopefully this newly engaged to do list will get you off on the right foot! For now take a deep […]

December 1, 2022
You’re engaged! Now what?
Wedding Invitations, wedding rings and details from a wedding day in a flat lay.

There is nothing more miserable than standing in a room for an hour for family photos. Especially considering you JUST got MARRIED! If you have ever been to a wedding you know that LONG ass list of family photos feels never ending. I hate seeing a couple look so excited at the start of family […]

November 4, 2022
Wedding Tips: Family Photos
A bride hugs her tearful Grandmother while her Grandfather is drying his eyes with a tissue in the background

A 2021 Stat Review I’m back with another recap of the year! I know I share a lot of personal words on here about the year. I like to take make this place feel like a mix of storytelling in images, with a touch of the personal. I really should get better about sharing more […]

December 31, 2021
A 2021 Stat Review
Caitlin + Mike standing on the Shores of Lake Michigan near Fishtown | Heirlooms and Lace Studios

2021 Recovery and The Future 2021 WHOA friend! You were INSANE! I can’t remember being so busy, since 2019. Yea how comical looking back to my start of the year post in January. I wasn’t sure we were even going to be working or when we could. Well the answer was April and I officially […]

December 28, 2021
2021 Recovery and The Future
Bride and groom walking along the cart path at Foh Hills Summerhouse

2021 Goals Hello 2021! What will you bring us? It’s honestly all I can think about as we start a New Year. It’s January 2nd and right now the state of Michigan is still under restrictions. Which for me means no weddings allowed. These wedding restrictions are supposed to remain in effect for a while, […]

January 2, 2021
2021 Goals
a bride and groom stand in the courtyard at the Saint Johns Resort in Northville Michigan.

2020 Review by Stats While 2020 didn’t go at all by plan… thanks you big jerkface Covid. We still got to celebrate some amazing couples & families. I’ll NEVER be able to thank all of you for the support & encouragement you gave me throughout this year! I want to share what the year looked […]

December 31, 2020
2020 Review by Stats
Kim + Jeff stand outside Meadowbrook Hall at Oakland University in Michigan where they just got married.

Covid in summer It’s July! We have survived almost 4 months of closures and we are officially living through Covid in summer. Just this week we decided to stop wiping down our groceries. We also decided to start walking regularly. So far I have slowly been able to go back to work with a few […]

July 5, 2020
Covid in Summer
Bonita and Mark during their covid wedding ceremony

Well today I am coming with some pretty awesome news. It isn’t often you have two magazine features roll out in the SAME MONTH! This time I have a huge two page Q&A feature as the WeddingDay Magazine Pro Spotlight for the Spring/Summer Issue! I know some of you have been following along the last few […]

April 1, 2020
WeddingDay Magazine: Pro Spotlight
Cover article for WeddingDay Pro Spotlight feature

At the start of every new year, I like to pull out my little notebook to review what goals were achieved and what I missed. Equally important to reviewing my goals, I also like to review the items I wrote down to see how far I came from the year before. If you didn’t know […]

January 5, 2019
2019 Year in Review
Bride and Groom standing close together outside the front of Castle Farms in Charlevoix Michigan

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