Liz and Jaie | Wedding Photographs at the Horticulture Gardens Greenhouse, MSU

Liz writes:

“Jaie and I like to go exploring together but also like staying home and doing nothing together (we have fun no matter where we are)! Under the guise of going to the Kresge Art Center to view the artwork of a friend, he sneakily got me to accompany him to the place where we first met, and proposed there!”

This post features my favorite photographs from Liz and Jaie’s
wedding at the Horticulture Gardens Greenhouse at MSU!

Want to see them allHead over to the full gallery right here to view or purchase prints/files from among all the photographs!

The Alumni Chapel basement buzzed with excitement as I hung Liz’s dress and veil to be photographed. This was going to be a magical day!!

Liz would be including her grandmother’s handkerchief as her “something borrowed”. A carefully preserved newspaper clipping told the story! <3

Above, in the chapel itself,  Jaie anxiously awaited Liz’s entrance. When he spotted her, his face lit up with a smile that melted my heart!

Jaie was so overwhelmed in the moment that reached out to his best man (his dad! <3) for support to keep his knees steady.

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At the completion of their first dance, Jaie and Liz invited their parents to come dance with them. Such a special moment!!

Liz and her father danced to a song that they had written and recorded together. Yes, I was crying. Shut up.

MSU Horticulture Greenhouse wedding receptionAfter having a chance to mingle with guests and enjoy the reception, we headed out to the Horticulture rose gardens for photographs of the new husband and wife..

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Congratulations, Liz and Jaie!! Thank you so much to all the vendors who made this day special!

Makeup: Primp Beauty
Ceremony Venue: MSU Alumni Memorial Chapel
Reception Venue: MSU Horticultural Gardens (North Garden)
Catering: Morton’s Fine Catering
Cake: A Piece o’ Cake

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