“All of my love, always.”
I am SO excited to finally introduce you to Mr + Mrs Kruzel!! These two had such a beautiful wedding day! Holly + Tanner had the prettiest details! The Badgley Mischka heels, stunning wedding rings, and all of the pops of a boho style in the florals ⏤ it was a dream to photograph.
The day started with a beautiful cabin in the woods within the breathtaking Petoskey, Michigan. The area was so incredible and I remember driving to the getting ready space feeling completely speechless by the scenic views blanketed by sunshine. The morning went by quickly but it was nothing short of sweet and memorable; the champagne pop, the dress reveal, and the father/daughter first look.
Holly and Tanner had also shared a first look under the prettiest tree as they exchanged their personal vows to each other before the ceremony. I couldn’t get over the way Tanner looked at Holly and the way Holly would look up and smile at her future husband. However, as romantic as they were on their big day, they weren’t afraid to let out their goofy sides and I absolutely loved that.
Their ceremony was special and sweet. They included their furry babies Paisley and Ruger, Holly walked down the aisle to ‘Invisible String’ by Taylor Swift, and they literally tied a knot as their symbol of unity. As they became one, they headed off to sign their marriage license on a surf board in a beach shop, love that little detail.
Holly had told me the sunsets on Lake Walloon are insanely gorgeous and she wasn’t lying…it was stunning. To end their night, they did a sparkler send off and we wrapped up sunset portraits on a boat (thanks to their friend Tanner). Holly + Tanner love their boat rides so it was only fitting they included a boat for their portraits. This venue was absolutely perfect for these two and I am so happy for them!
Holly & Tanner,
Holly and Tanner, what a beautiful ride it has been with you two and I am so incredibly thankful to have shared this little slice of your story with you. You two have shown me so much love and filled my heart with so much joy (and satisfied my inner travel bug), I cannot say thank you enough! I will forever remember your gorgeous smiles, welcoming hugs, and beautiful faces!! Thank you so much for all of the love and support, for trusting me to photograph your big day, and for being the sweetest couple ever. Here’s to forever and always, congratulations!
Ceremony & Reception Venue: Hotel Walloon + The Talcott, Florist: Upsy Daisy, Dress Designer: Martina Liana, Dress Boutique: Tie The Knot, Grooms Attire: Mens Wearhouse, Catering: Rodrigos, DJ: Rodger Coats, Videographer: Bending The Branches, Shoes: Badgley Mischka, Calligrapher: Kayla Kruzel, Hair: Merissa Blowers, Makeup: Aubrey Huyck, Jewelry: Olive + Piper, Dimend Scasi, James Allen, Reusch Jewelers, Styling Surface Elysian Market
Champagne pop gone a different direction…haha!
Cannot get over how cute Holly’s Olive + Piper earrings are!!
Let me tell ya, Holly’s girls are seriously the sweetest ever!!! Get yourself a girl squad like hers!
And these photos right here is the reason why I encourage the first look. Holly + Tanner couldn’t have embraced like this after the ceremony, that specific feeling is way over by the time you say I Do. I mean how cute how precious is this moment, right?!
Holly, girl you are stunning!!
The blue necklace Holly’s dad had gifted her for the wedding sat inside her bouquet and it’s quite special. He had this beautiful necklace made so she could always have her sweet momma with her.
Shout out to Holly’s big sis for the quick gorgeous updo, SO GOOD!
Hosting a Northern Michigan wedding? Count me in!