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The Rustic Wedding Style of Your Dreams

Heather and Phil planned their West Michigan wedding with the rustic wedding style of any bride’s dreams! Their sweet peach and green palette added a touch of spring to the early-autumn wedding, filled with creative calligraphy touched the bride DIYed herself! Their sweet farm style wedding at Millcreek Wilde could not have been possible without Bethany Joy Photography  and planner A Trace of Elegance!

The Rustic Wedding Style of Your Dreams

Every sweet detail of Heather and Phil’s wedding day reflected the love they have for each other and their families. The intimate wedding allowed their nearest and dearest to travel to Michigan to celebrate on the secluded farmstead at Millcreek Wilde. The elegant country surroundings inspired much of their wedding day decor, from the whimsical floral decor by Andylous Flowers to the lanterns and twinkle lights decorating their charming barn reception. Their soft color palette of peach and green beautifully suited Heather’s classic A-line wedding dress with an illusion neckline adorned with floral lace! The bridesmaids dazzled in silver and peach tea length dresses, while gray suits struck the perfect balance between formal and relaxed for the groom and his groomsmen!

The couple shared an intimate first look moment on the West Michigan sand dunes, allowing them a private moment to take in the excitement of the day (not to mention capture some stunning portraits)! They exchanged vows under the venue’s vintage whitewashed arbor, with a colorful sand ceremony to symbolize their unity. Guests indulged in lawn games and cocktails before finding their seats with the bride’s calligraphy escort cards. They kept entertained with photos of the couple’s parents and grandparents in their heirloom wedding attire, and a guest book of locations the world traveling duo had visited together! After heartfelt toasts and a truly spectacular dessert display, they got things started on the dance floor! An epic glow stick send off added a colorful finish to their incredible wedding day!


Photography by Bethany Joy PhotographyCeremony and Reception Venue: Millcreek Wilde | Wedding Planning by A Trace of Elegance | Floral Design by Andylous Flowers | Cake and Desserts from New Leaf Pastries | Wedding Dress by Willowby by Watters from B. Ella Bridal | Bride’s Shoes from Betsey JohnsonBridesmaid Dresses from Needle & Thread | Hair Styling byKrystle Waivio | Makeup by Wonderfully Made Beauty | Wedding Rings from Verragio and Metals in Time | Groom and Groomsmen Attire from Men’s Wearhouse | Stationery Design, Calligraphy, and Signage DIY by Bride | Catering by Piggin’ n’ Grinnin’ | Donuts from Sweetwater’s Donut Mill | Music and DJ by Jon Doe Entertainment


The Rustic Wedding Style of Your Dreams

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