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Best Mid- Michigan Bridal Shops to Find THE Dress

“Once in a while, in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.” — Melissa Brown Today we are going to focus on one of the BEST parts of any wedding day. The dress. THE dress. More specifically, where you can get THE dress. Mid-Michigan is home to many bridal shops […]

January 17, 2023

Planning

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Buffet vs. Plated Meals: Picking Your Wedding Day Feast

So, you’ve got the dress, the venue, and the love of your life – now it’s time to tackle the delicious dilemma: buffet or plated meals for your wedding bash? Let’s break down the pros and cons in plain English to help you decide which foodie adventure suits your vibe. The Buffet Bash: Pros: Cons: […]

December 7, 2023

Planning

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Let the Games Begin

When trying to make your guests a part of your big day, it can be hard not to throw in extras just to fill time. Here at Creative Grace Planning we’ve seen a few time-fillers that end up half done or without enthusiasm and no one wants that for their wedding day. So today we’re […]

October 16, 2023

Planning

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The Ultimate Wedding Day Checklist

Bliss- you’re engaged and excited and everyone you love is excited for you. It’s a beautiful moment. When you wake up the next day, you have this crushing weight land on your shoulders. What do I do first? When do I do it? How do I know if I missed something? Who should I ask […]

June 21, 2023

Planning, Wedding Coordination

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Singing the Wedding Planning Blues

Dear, dear, bride-to-be… the princesses we grew up with lied and now you know too. If you didn’t know before, the wedding planning blues are very real and common. You are not a weirdo. We want to address the sadness in the room. Wedding planning is not all tasty cake samples and trying on your […]

March 20, 2023

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Red Flags- 1st Vendor Edition

We love weddings! They’re pretty much our favorite things 😉 We love smooth wedding days, dreams coming true, and all good memories… We are an honest group around here, so even though talking about the things that could go wrong isn’t our favorite thing, we do it for your sake. There are many vendors and […]

March 14, 2023

Wedding Planning Michigan

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Tipping the Vendors

Let’s talk about tips! We have been to weddings where there have been very generous gifts after the the fact. We have also been to weddings where we were paid our allotted fee and that’s it. We are okay with either of these options, but maybe you want to know more. How do I tip? […]

February 21, 2023

Planning, Wedding Coordination

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A Valentine’s to Remember

Love is in the air and we are here for it ! February has very little to celebrate in our great frigid state of Michigan, but love is always worth celebrating and acknowledging- especially on Valentine’s Day. We often see the biggest grandest expectations from couples for Valentine’s, but we’ve asked those same couples what […]

February 13, 2023

Couples Advice

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How to Have the Perfect Winter Wedding

First of all, we want to point out that a winter wedding, though unorthodox, can be a beautiful and memorable experience for you and loved ones attending! The important thing is making it comfortable for you and your guests. So let’s talk about some things you would need to know when considering whether to do […]

January 30, 2023

Planning, Wedding Coordination

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A Couple By Any Other Name

Picture it- You’re heading towards marital bliss and you and your soon-to-be spouse are excited to be a bit daring in your life choices. “Hello, Mr. Right and Miss….Always Right. It looks like you’re changing your names due to marriage. What Surname will you be taking?… Wrong? No problem! Sign here and pay $$. Congratulations […]

January 23, 2023

Planning

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