Tag Archives: Wedding Inspiration

One Metro Detroit Bride’s Michigan-Made Wedding

From custom scented candles and donut truck, to a classic getaway car, Alexandra Ayaub shared with SEEN several of the local vendors that made her wedding dreams a reality. By Alexandra Ayaub Photography by Sandra Floering Birmingham residents Alexandra Mauro and Michael Ayaub got married at The Townsend Hotel on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017. For all the details that went in to the big day, one factor was the most im.....

4 Inspiring Michigan Weddings

4 Michigan Weddings to Inspire your Big Day By Amy Gill Planning a wedding can be hard. Bringing together two individuals’ ideas (and the opinions of their friends and family) along with endless inspiration from Pinterest, Etsy, Instagram, and blogs, and it can quickly go from exciting to overwhelming. From location, type of venue, theme, decor, flowers, food, favors and so much more, many decisions must be made when planning a wedding.....
Under the Stars: A Traverse City Destination wedding

Under the Stars: A Traverse City Destination Wedding

A destination wedding that was destined from the moment they met. By Amy Gill Photography by Northern Art Photography Meet Lauren Wishnow of Huntington Woods and Jeff Warholik of Alpena … Back in her college days at MSU, Lauren’s good friend Mike knew she was the perfect woman for his brother Jeff. After finally meeting at a party, she was instantly smitten, but Jeff was moving to Atlanta and the timing just wasn’t right......

Without a Hitch: A Wedding Designers’ Wedding Surprise

A wedding designer’s would-be engagement party becomes an enchantingly happy surprise for guests. By Lynne Konstantin Photographs by Laura Tennent On March 2, 2003, David McKnight and his partner, Jim Dunn, set sail on a cruise to Hawaii, and 30 of their closest friends watched the longtime couple say, “I do” before a reverend. “In our minds, we were married,” McKnight says. But on June 26, 2015, a Supreme Court ruling made s.....
Browett Dykstra Wedding

A Family Affair: Nicole Browett and Nathaniel Dykstra’s Wedding

At a Grand Rapids wedding, the bride and groom made sure their families created a union right along with them. By Lynne Konstantin Photographs by Darren Breen Nicole Browett-Dykstra and Nathaniel Dykstra were friends first. Nicole, originally from Farmington Hills, came to Grand Rapids to pursue a master’s degree at Grand Valley. Than, as she calls him, was from Hudsonville, near Grand Rapids. They both worked for the same mental-health non.....
Industrial Chic Wedding in Detroit

Industrial Chic Wedding in Detroit: Alex and Dana Bonda

The Russell Industrial Center makes for an industrial chic wedding in Detroit. Alex Bonda and Dana Schostak met as students at the University of Michigan. “We met second semester of my freshman year. He was a sophomore. We’ve been together ever since,” says Dana, 26, who works for a custom furniture company. “As cliché as it sounds, we knew right away. There was an immediate connection and we stayed together through everything.” She and Alex, 28, who works in insura.....