Avery + Mike // Michigan Beach Elopement Shoot

Lately, we have been loving everything about elopements. The simplicity, intimacy, and romanticism that elopements bring are just a few reasons why they are becoming much more popular. Better yet, our home state is the perfect place for an elopement! Michigan is full of beautiful forests, beaches, and parks just around the corner. Elopements also give you the chance to really express yourself through your details. We are loving the big bouquets, stunning backdrops (hello Lake Michigan!), lacy dresses, and intricate table settings. Plus, the pictures you can take are beautiful. With a flexible timeline, there is no pressure to rush the important moments.

We hope you enjoy the following photos from our beach elopement shoot. Vendors are found at the end of this post. If these photos don’t tempt you to get eloped, I’m not sure what will!

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Photographer: Lavender and Lace Photography // https://www.lavenderandlacephotos.com/

Florals: Glamour & Grit Floral // www.glamourandgritfloral.com

Makeup: Makeup by Tawwney // @tawwney.mua

Stationary: LullaBelle Design // www.lullabelledesign.com

Furniture & Decor: Alpine Rent All // http://www.alpinerent-all.com/

Glasses: World Market

Models: Avery & Mike Phillips

Sarah & Robin // February 2019

We started off February with Sarah and Robin’s stunning winter themed wedding at the Gull Lake Country Club. After a couple weeks of harsh weather, the sun was finally shining and the room was filled with so much natural light - our favorite! It was the perfect day for a wedding!

For the decor, Sarah had opted to go with more traditional Christmas greens such as cedar, pine, and fir, along with white focal blooms and accented with pine cones. While we battled with sap covered hands the whole week, it was so worth it! The dark colors complemented the burgundy bridesmaid dresses so well, and of course, everything smelled like Christmas.

Enjoy these beautiful photos from Larsh Collective Photography!

The garland on the head table looked so lush. Obsessed!

The garland on the head table looked so lush. Obsessed!

Fun fact, Sarah’s dad built the beautiful arch! We were very impressed! The greenery we added looked so amazing on it.

Fun fact, Sarah’s dad built the beautiful arch! We were very impressed! The greenery we added looked so amazing on it.

All the heart eyes!

All the heart eyes!

The cake was so cute! If you have no idea what Spikeball is, we highly recommend googling it. The perfect summer activity for the beach!

The cake was so cute! If you have no idea what Spikeball is, we highly recommend googling it. The perfect summer activity for the beach!

We are all for a second dress for the reception!

We are all for a second dress for the reception!

Congratulations, Sarah and Robin! Thank you for having Glamour and Grit Floral play such a special part in your big day! We wish you a lifetime of happiness :)

Best wishes,

Glamour and Grit Team