Detroit Love

We are so happy to share with you Brooke and Sammy’s red carpet wedding at the historic Fox Theater.  Every detail, including the towering cake, mirror the opulence of the lobby.  The dessert tables were a collaborative effort with the Bride’s Detroit bakery, Love and Buttercream.  We hope you’ll agree that the macaron towers are a wonderfully decadent flourish.

The groom’s cake is an edible homage to Detroit today.   Look closely to see all of Brooke and Sammy’s favorite haunts!  Does it include any of your favorites (or are you more of an American Coney fan)?
















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The event was staged by Emearld City Designs and shot by the fabulous Jess + Nate.

A Perfect Start to the New Year

Everyone knows summer is wedding season.  For oh so many reasons.  And who can object?  I for one do not like the cold and have always thought I would prefer to hibernate from January through April and emerge May 1st rested, warm, and ready for the sunshine.  Recently, though, I have begun to realize winter may have some redeeming qualities.

Emily & Oriol obviously realized before me, what better way to start off the New Year than by getting married?

There’s the coziness,cake by Sweet Heather Annethe splendor,Cake by Sweet Heather Annethe fun,Inn at St. John'sand the magic.Wedding at the Inn at St. John'sTheir wedding celebrated all winter has to offer in one beautiful evening with one gorgeous cake by Sweet Heather Anne and the help of JLB Photography, the Inn at St. John’s, and Emerald City Design.

A Romantic Meadow Brook Hall Wedding

Denise & Jonathan married at Meadow Brook Hall in Rochester.  If you are even remotely interested in history, architecture, or art and haven’t visited Meadow Brook I would highly recommend.  You will find it fascinating.  Meadow Brook was the home of Matilda Dodge Wilson, wife of John F. Dodge who was co-founder of Dodge Brothers Motor Car Company.  Built in the late 1920s Meadow Brook was modeled off of English country homes and is particularly known for its grand scale, exceptional craftsmanship, and detailed architecural work, all of which make it a gorgeous setting for weddings.

Denise wanted a stunning and romantic wedding.  Check out her and Jonathan at their head table, and the elaborate floral and lighting work that went into the table itself.

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We decided to pull inspiration for the cake from Denise’s dress because it was truly stunning.

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The cake featured a cascading ruffle mimicking the gathers in the bottom of the bride’s dress.  For a little bit of extra interest two tiers of the cake drew on the blush pink and lace of the decor.

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The overall effect was stunning, as you can see in Denise’s priceless reaction.

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Many thanks to Elton Anderson for sharing his gorgeous images and Emerald City Designs for their event design work. And of course lots of warm wished to Denise & Jonathan for years of happiness.