Autumn wedding in a sailcloth tent

In the small coastal town of Holland Michigan, autumn is a magical time when vibrant colors spread across the state. That is what inspired this sophisticated wedding day planned by Abby McKinney Events. The color palate emulated falling leaves with emphasis on golds and corals, with pops of blue nodding to Lake Michigan.

An intimate ceremony took place in front of the idealic white chapel at Felt Mansion. The bride wore a perfectly pleated gown with drop sleeves and a romantic slit, which brought an air of sophisticated softness. The couple’s reception was filled with relaxed elegance in the waterside sailcloth tent. My favorite touch was the grand ‘tentrance’ exploding in flowers, designed by the ever-talented Roots Floral Design. There is something so special about sailcloth tented receptions, and photographing this one was a real treat!

As seen on the front page of Style Me Pretty.

Planning and Design: Abby Mckinney Events / Photography: Rachael Kazmier Photography / Floral Design: Roots Floral Design / Stationery & Seating Chart: Ashley Frye Studio / Flatlay Design: Samantha Joy Events / Hair & Makeup: Canvas and Coif / Bride’s Gown: Clair de Lune / Ceremony Venue: Felt Mansion / Rentals: Bowery and Bash, Nuage Designs Inc, Enchanted Events and Party Rentals, Alpine Events MI, Halls Rental / Workshop Host: Chelsey Barhorst Photography

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