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Favorite Wedding Venues and Vendors

Northern Michigan Wedding at Sojourn Lakeside Resort

Here’s a list of my favorite wedding venues and vendors I’ve had the pleasure to work beside.

Be sure to mention me if you contact them ;)

Favorite Wedding Venues

Indian Springs Metropark (White Lake)

Tenacity Brewing (Flint)

Shepard’s Hollow (Clarkston)

Dunham Hills Golf Club (Hartland)

The Pine Tree Barn (Flushing)

Cushing Field House (Holly)

Odin’s Owl (Millington)

The Whiskey Factory (Detroit)

Belle Isle Aquarium (Detroit)

Wildlife Interpretive Gallery (Detroit)

The Colony Club (Detroit)

Ford Piquette Avenue Plant (Detroit)

Studio D2D City View (Grand Rapids)

Sojourn Lakeside Resort (Gaylord)

Mission Table (Traverse City)

The Grand Belle (Holly)

BlueBridge (Grawn)

Nature- a Michigan Retreat (Maple City)

Carp River Gardens (Marquette)

Drummond Island Resort (Drummond Island)

Cowbell Brewery (Ontario)

Your Own Backyard!

Coordinator/Planner

Sage Green Events (SE/Mid-Michigan and beyond) – Erin is amazing at planning elopements and smaller weddings!

With Love Events (SE Michigan area) – Keriann is an incredible planner!

Moon and Back Weddings & Events (Upper Peninsula)

Officiant

The Just Rite (Mid-Michigan & Beyond)

Rev. Ben Schultz (Traverse City and UP)

* I am a licensed marriage officiant and can sign your documents & make your marriage legal if you don’t want an officiant. Ask me for more info!

Caterer/Food

Eat Happy Catering (Metro Detroit Area) – Jackie makes the most incredible, beautiful food! If you’re looking for something unique and delicious, check her out! 

Chowhound Gourmet (SE Michigan) – Amazing, beautiful food & great people!

O’Malley’s (SE Michigan) – Seriously good bbq at great prices.

Bakery

Sweet Dreams (Metro Detroit Area)

The Home Bakery (Rochester)

Avon Donuts (Pontiac)

Sweet Lou’s Bakery (Upper Peninsula)

Florist

Brittany Ross for English Gardens: 248-497-2667 – SE Michigan

Cardinal Floral Design (Mid & SE Michigan Area)

The Gateway (Clarkston, MI)

The Striped Petal (Michigan and beyond) – beautiful paper florals!

Stationery

Invitations by Caitlin (SE Michigan and Beyond)

Basic Invite (DIY) use code LUMEPHOTO for 30% off sitewide + free shipping

Rentals

Peetie Bird Vintage Designs (Mid-Michigan) – Specializing in vintage rentals.

Detroit Chiavari (Detroit and surrounding areas)

DJ

Good Music Gentleman (Detroit area and beyond) – Mike is super awesome at spinning vinyl and has amazing style!

Savoy Entertainment (Metro Detroit and Beyond)

DJ Mike Sinclair (Northern Michigan)

DJ Chris Hesano (Metro Detroit and Beyond)

DJ ChaChi (Metro Detroit)

Band/Live Music

Still Rain (SE Michigan) They’re a smaller band but awesome and play everything from oldies to current hits!

Bluewater Kings Band (Metro Detroit and Beyond)

Chateau Band (Detroit area) Seriously amazing wedding band!

Michigan Bagpiper for All Occasions (SE Michigan & Ohio Area) Kim is the real deal!

Nouveaute Band (SE Michigan) This band is incredible- I mean really incredible!

Videographer

Xavier Nicole Videography (Michigan)

Tucker Photo & Film (Worldwide)

Couture Creative Media (Michigan and Beyond)

Boland Films (Michigan)

Matthew Hill Creative (UP and Beyond)

Ink & Opal Co. (UP and beyond)

*if you’re thinking of having a videographer, please let me know so I can talk to you more about how that will affect your photography.

Photo Booth

Ruby Photo Booth (SE Michigan) Renata and Steve have regular booths + a vintage camper booth!

Hair

Kayla at Brush Salon & Spa (Washington Twp)

6 Salon (Birmingham)

Becky’s Hair Force (Waterford)

Makeup

Daniella Wallace @ Iconic Salon: peacelovedaniella@gmail.com (Michigan)

Blank Canvas Detroit (Metro Detroit and Beyond)

Bartending

Miss Mixology (Metro Detroit Area):  https://www.missmixologymichigan.com/

The Perfect 10 (SE Michigan): https://www.facebook.com/perfect10mixology/

Other

Handlettered painted custom signs: https://www.instagram.com/a.rosedesigns/ 

Jewelry: https://www.etsy.com/shop/KEPTADORN inspired by simple lines and geometric shapes. Using brass, natural stones, found objects – Made in Michigan

Hand lettering: https://www.facebook.com/letters.by.bee

Beer Burros and Tequila Burros! https://www.facebook.com/duckduckdonkey/

CLICK HERE FOR TO SEE WHY BEER/TEQUILA BURROS ARE AWESOME!