A Stunning Stafford’s Perry Hotel Wedding | Sara + David

12/07/2023

Petoskey, a stunning haven of memories for Sara and David, intricately laced with the threads of their shared history. This picturesque locale not only witnessed their inaugural romantic escapade but also played stage to David’s profoundly heartfelt proposal, solidifying itself as the sanctuary they affectionately call their “happy place.” Nestled within this idyllic setting, the enchanting Stafford’s Perry Hotel, where the couple sought refuge after David’s joyous proposal, etched itself deeply into their hearts, making it the unequivocal choice for the grandeur of their imminent nuptials. United in their love for this stunning locale, David and Sara envisioned a celebration that would not only bind them in matrimony but also bestow upon their families an unparalleled experience with panoramic views that promised to seize their breaths in awe.

As dawn cast its golden hues on the much-anticipated day, Sara found herself awakening to a harmonious blend of excitement and tranquility. The full weight of the impending wedding day had yet to fully dawn on her, and the atmosphere while preparing with her bridesmaids retained an air of enjoyable and laid-back camaraderie. It wasn’t until the delicate fabric of her wedding dress adorned her that the gravity of the moment sank in—she was on the precipice of marrying her best friend.

Conversely, David found himself buzzing with an infectious excitement, albeit with a subtle tinge of nerves. However, as he joined his groomsmen, any lingering apprehension dissipated, leaving behind pure happiness at the prospect of soon uniting with his stunning bride.

Before the grand ceremony unfolded, the couple carved out a precious moment for themselves, exchanging private vows and delicately intertwining their hands. These intimate interludes, shielded from the hustle and bustle, allowed them to savor the anticipation and profound love they held for each other.

Reflecting on the day, Sara fondly reminisces about one of her most cherished moments—the dance floor, alive with the rhythm of friends and family. It was a moment of pure happiness, a feeling of existing fully in the present. The day unfolded precisely as she had envisioned, a perfect celebration of love and joy.

David concurs, emphasizing the significance of their private vows, which he describes as both stunning and emotionally resonant. For him, the pinnacle of the day was the harmonious blend of delectable cuisine, refreshing drinks, and dancing the night away in a stunning venue, all in the company of his beautiful wife.

As David and Sara’s wedding day unfurled against the breathtaking backdrop of Harbor Springs, it became undeniably apparent that their decision to bring their families to their cherished “happy place” had bestowed upon them a day filled with genuine moments, laughter, and love. It was a celebration that resonated with the unique journey of this couple, seamlessly merging their diverse backgrounds into a shared and unforgettable Northern Michigan love affair.

Congratulations, Sara and David! We share in the stunning joy of your union and express our heartfelt gratitude for allowing us to be a part of the tapestry of your love story. May the chapters of your journey together continue to unfold in stunning harmony, much like the magical day you said, “I do.”

Bride’s Dress: Wolsfelt’s Bridal | Bride’s Shoes: Lulu’s | Bride’s Jewelry: Nadri & Wolsfelt’s | Bride and Groom’s Rings: Oak Park Jewelers | Groom and Groomsmen’s Suits: Men’s Wearhouse | Groom’s Accessories: Shinola | Bridesmaid’s Dresses: Azazie | Prep, Ceremony, Reception Location: Stafford’s Perry Hotel | Wedding Planner: Angie from Stafford’s Perry Hotel | Hair and Makeup Artist: Vogue Salon | Florist: A.R. Pontius Flower Shop | Caterer and Desserts: Stafford’s Perry Hotel | DJ: 2Bays DJ’s | Videographer: Montage Media Films | Favors: Etsy | Invitations: Shutterfly | Photographer: Dan Stewart Photography

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