Florals

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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An Intimate Hey Gorgeous Events Elopement

An Intimate Hey Gorgeous Events Elopement

A few months ago I had the pleasure of seeing a very special endeavor from last summer published within the premiere issue of Cottage Hill Magazine. It was a meaningful editorial project that was more than just dreamy details or inspirational images. It was a story that we all worked so hard to bring to […]

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A Handcrafted Holiday Pop Up!

A Handcrafted Holiday Pop Up!

Happy December, friends. I’m so excited to finally be a part of an incredible pop up shop this season and with some of my favorite people too! I’ll be selling Hey Gorgeous florals at Sweet Heather Anne’s on December 20th where you can also snag the best homemade desserts and cheese boxes from Central Provisions. It’s […]

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A Bushel & A Peck

A Bushel & A Peck

Finally! Today is the day I share my most favorite shoot ever with the loveliest imagery captured by no other than Tec Petaja. This shoot graced the cover of Southern Weddings Magazine volume 7 and I couldn’t feel more grateful for such an incredible opportunity to share my passions and do my best work. There’s […]

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Butter & Citrus

Butter & Citrus

This past summer I had the pleasure of serendipitously connecting with the gracious and crazy talented Sara Hasstedt in Denver, Colorado. We decided to seize the day (or the week, if you will) and make a little magic happen together. Logistically things were sort of crazy that week because shipping florals halfway across the country can […]

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