Matt & Stacey | Orlandos | Dearborn, Michigan

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These two are proof that you should clearly marry your best friend. Or, in my world, getting married and then be best friends. It works.  :). Stacey and Matt have been together for several years, and you can get more details on that (and check out their Belle Isle Engagement Session) here.

The day started with hair and makeup and a tizzy of excitement.  Stacey’s entire bridal party was so incredibly lively and it totally set the tone for the entire day. The gifts that Stacey gave her mother and Matt’s mother made the morning super special.  When you can make both moms cry and hug, I would say its a winner.   The two were married at the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center in Dearborn, and the ceremony was charming. We hopped over to the Henry Ford for portraits and then cerebrated at Orlando’s.  The late summer weather was delightful.  But I still can’t enjoy looking at the incredible candid images that we have from the entire day.  You just can’t fake real delight, and I think that’s the best way to describe Matt and Stacey’s day: delightful.

Stacey’s Dress: Allure, Mimi’s Bridal in Ann Arbor
Hair: Shannon & Megan
Makeup – Jill Sollars
Bridesmaid’s Dress: Azzazie
Stacey’s Florals: Silk Thumb Florist 
Ceremony: Ford Community & Performing Arts Center, MI
Ceremony Music: Rondo String Quartet
Reception: Orlando Familia Banquet Center
Cake:Sweet Tooth Bakery
Linens: Gala House
Chivari Chair Rentals – Mariam Fitzpatrick
Music and uplighting:  Elite Entertainment
Honeymoon: St.Lucia