Florals

Megan + Graham

Megan + Graham

I always say I get to work with the kindest clients and I would imagine many wedding vendors say the same. But such is undeniably true with Megan and Graham. I knew immediately from the second I heard Megan’s voice during our first phone consultation that we would grow in a friendship well beyond her celebration. […]

Read More >
The Process Behind Largescale Floral Design

The Process Behind Largescale Floral Design

Part of the Hey Gorgeous Events floral style is lush, textural, and a bit on the unexpected side. I’ve always love my densely packed arrangements and love to mix different textures together when I design. In 2012 when I first started toying with the idea of adding floral design to my services, I took a […]

Read More >
Masculine Elegance

Masculine Elegance

Earlier this summer I started sensing a strong and deep desire to help pioneer a shift in our industry. As a planner it’s my duty to take my client’s wishes and bring them together in a tangible end result. But as a designer, I feel my role goes far beyond just taking inspiration and bringing […]

Read More >
A Lavender and Blush Bridal Shower

A Lavender and Blush Bridal Shower

About seven years ago (my how time flies!) I met a new friend through this very blog you’re reading right now. This friend was from California and quite a few years younger than me but we managed to find shared connections through our love of writing and appreciating life’s beautiful things. Said friend and I kept […]

Read More >
Jas + Tyler

Jas + Tyler

It’s been a long 15 months waiting to share this special celebration. See, Jasmine and Tyler were married in June of 2015 and it feels like a lifetime ago. This really beautiful, intimate backyard soiree was filled with some of my favorite details ever of all the weddings I’ve orchestrated in my almost 7 years […]

Read More >
How to Maximize Floral Prep in 5 Easy Steps

How to Maximize Floral Prep in 5 Easy Steps

I remember just four years ago deciding to officially add floral design as a service to my existing planning offerings. I was a few years into my business at the time and felt like I was ready to expand and better serve my clients on a design scale. The aesthetics of a wedding is where […]

Read More >
Kristina + Josh

Kristina + Josh

Childhood sweethearts. Devoted Believers. Souls made of grace and gratitude. Kristina and Josh. If you know these two well you’ll know they are a rare pair and a true gift to know and love. When I was first contacted to play a part in their late winter Seattle wedding celebration, I was very excited. Travelling to […]

Read More >
Alex + Josh

Alex + Josh

One of the sweetest perks of what I do is becoming friends with other talented colleagues and wedding artists I admire. Such is the case with the incredible Alex of Alexandra Nicole Make Up. For the past few wedding seasons, Alex has been making some of my HGE brides look their very best on their […]

Read More >
A New Beginning

A New Beginning

Putting together this editorial for The Pioneer issue of Cottage Hill Magazine was a highlight of my summer work schedule. Kelly of Kelly Sweet Photography and I scheduled our shoot date just a week before Andrew and I found out Baby Bosse was a boy at 16 weeks. Paired together with styling this installation in his […]

Read More >
Love Preserved

Love Preserved

Goodness I’ve been so very excited to finally share these photos from our Southern Weddings V8 editorial! Earlier this spring one of the most incredible teams of vendors and artists came together to make this project come to life and of course the Nancy Ray Photography team captured it all perfectly. The idea behind the […]

Read More >
Danielle + Nick

Danielle + Nick

This past summer, the HGE team had the tremendous pleasure of executing one very special event for one truly special couple. Danielle and Nick came to me last spring of 2014 needing help with planning their destination Northern Michigan event. As soon as I took time to get to know the couple I was smitten. […]

Read More >
One Vase, Four Ways {West Elm + Hey Gorgeous}

One Vase, Four Ways {West Elm + Hey Gorgeous}

Happy Wednesday, friends! Tonight is the grand opening party for the new West Elm store here in Grand Rapids and I’m thrilled and honored to be the host. There will be drinks, bites, music and the best deal of all, 10% off any purchases made during the party. It’s going to be a wonderful evening […]

Read More >

an unparalleled
wedding experience Starts Here