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High School Sweethearts Whimsical Backyard Wedding

High school sweethearts beautiful backyard wedding

We have some serious heart eyes over Megan and Eddie’s whimsical backyard wedding at the brides family home in Grosse Ile, Michigan. They kept their decor simple and chic with neutral tones and then amped it up with the most dramatic florals and greenery. Their stunning ceremony arch is by far our fave element, but that’s not the only reason we love their poolside ceremony so much! They said their “I do’s” under the same tree where he proposed and she said “yes!”. Does it get more romantic than that?!

These two high school sweethearts are textbook #couplegoals, and their wedding is the perfect reflection of their love for one another. See all the highlights below, and find more details photographed by Curtis Wiklund Photography in the full gallery.

Whimsical invitation suite

Rose wedding bouquetAnkle strap heels for the bride

Saying "I do" at the family home

From Cassy Rose Events: Megan and Eddie are high school sweethearts. Throughout their lives together, Megan’s family home on Grosse Ile, a small island just south of Detroit, has always been a gathering place for the family. In fact, it is so central to their relationship that Eddie actually proposed under the tree in the backyard. So when it came time to plan for their wedding, the choice of venue was a no-brainer.

Low updo for the bride

Neutral mismatched bridesmaid dresses

Pretty bridal look

Grooms lookNavy suit and blush tie

Under the tree where he proposed

As it goes with summer weather in Michigan, it threatened to rain up until the last minute. So much so that a second ceremony site was actually set up inside the cocktail tent so as to give the couple the most time to decide whether or not to institute the rain plan! As luck would have it, the rain held off and Megan and Eddie were able to walk down the aisle under the very tree where he proposed.

Dreamy backyard weddingLush floral wedding arch

Poolside backyard wedding

Backyard weddingHighschool sweethearts getting married

Wedding decor

Sushi bar for a weddingCocktail hour sushi bar

Fancy cocktail hour

After the ceremony, guests entered the cocktail tent and were greeted with delicious passed hors d'oeuvres as well as a number of chef-manned food stations. These included hand-rolled sushi and a caviar and vodka pairing. The dinner tent was adorned with lush florals and personal touches throughout.

Custom wedding signage

Escort card table

Keep your reception tables simple and elegant

Simple place setting Candle lit table

Whimsical wedding

From the poolside lawn that was transformed to an intimate and lush garden ceremony site to the guest house lawn that housed a romantic dinner tent, the grounds were perfect for the whimsical wedding that they wanted their guests to enjoy.

Tile table numbers

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