What is a Celebration of Marriage? Everything You Need to Know

The idea of eloping in secret is not a new concept. Thousands of small, private wedding ceremonies happen every day for various reasons (just ask Vegas). And it’s no secret at all that many couples even prefer this to an enormous, busy, distracting pageant on their big day. Of course, this doesn’t mean that these…Read More

What is a Microwedding? Planning a Smaller Big Day

Planning a wedding can seem like a daunting task. Finding the perfect dress, venue, location, and planning the guest list can overwhelm and cause you stress. Marriage planning should be a happy time though, keeping the plans simple and refined will alleviate stress and let you spend more time enjoying your new spouse. This is…Read More

What Questions Should I Ask While Shopping for a Wedding Venue?

One of the significant decisions that you have to make as you prepare for your big day is choosing and booking a wedding venue. Different couples have varying assumptions of what is a perfect wedding venue, but mainly it depends on one’s preferences and budget. For some, it’s a reception space where you’ll also hold…Read More

VanderLaan-Hamberg Reception at Macatawa

Allyson VanderLaan and Derek Hamberg held their reception on December 7, 2019, at Macatawa in the ballroom there. These beautiful images of the event were captured by Leidy & Josh Photography. The wedding cake was made by Holland Cakery. The reception was a wonderful celebration aided by their DJ, Sound Ever After. Their wonderful winter…Read More

Wedding Websites and Apps for Planning Your Big Day Online

The global pandemic threw everything up in the air, and we’re still waiting to see how everything’s going to land. From vacations to concerts and weddings, our social lives would be in disarray if it weren’t for one thing: technology. Wedding websites and apps can help you to plan the marriage ceremony of your dreams…Read More

How to Book a Wedding Venue: Your Complete Guide

Ready to start planning your big day but aren’t sure how to find and pick a venue? Here’s everything you need to know about how to book a wedding venue. Few things in life can compare to the excitement, joy, and underlying anxiety of planning your wedding. You’re overcome with happiness because you’re planning a…Read More

How Long Does It Take to Plan a Wedding?

Planning a wedding is supposed to be a time of excitement, but it can also be a time of stress if not planned properly. No one warns you about the feelings of overwhelm, the various elements that need to come together in harmony, and all the people who need to be contacted. So how long…Read More

Gorgeous Outdoor Wedding Decor Ideas

If you’re planning an outdoor wedding, the excitement and myriad of details can become overwhelming without the right decor to tie it all together. Before you arrange for your big day, it’s always recommended that you brainstorm some easy outdoor decor ideas in advance to ensure that your ceremony and reception is perfect. Read on…Read More

Glass-Jones Wedding Reception at Boatwerks

Kaylee Glass and Adam Jones held their wedding reception at Boatwerks on September 28, 2019. The memories from this beautiful event were captured by Katie Grace Photography. From their wedding cake made by Nothing Bundt Cakes in Grand Rapids, to the beautiful floral arrangements provided by Creative Events, and the added ambiance created by their…Read More