Ashley and Tom’s Wedding at The Dearborn Inn

ashley & tom kissing

Our Real Detroit Wedding: December 14, 2019

“Mike Staff was super easy to work with. The whole process was easy from beginning to end, and you know you are working with a reputable company. I would definitely recommend them to anyone I know with a wedding coming up.”

-Happy Bride, Ashley

Our Love Story

My now-husband took me to the Wild Lights at the Detroit Zoo. Near one of my favorite spots (the polar bear exhibit), he dropped down on one knee. It was perfect! The trees were even decorated with my favorite colors which made it a win/win.

Our Wedding Vision

We both wanted to have a winter wedding, which meant finding a venue that decorated for the holidays.  The Dearborn Inn had just the right touches. From the lights down to the Christmas trees, it was perfect! We wanted everything to be similar to a winter wonderland, so we incorporated linens and florals to match the time of year and it all turned out beautifully.

Our Wedding Photography

Shannon was awesome!! She also took our engagement pictures which gave her a better understanding of the types of shots we wanted. She did whatever she could to make us happy.  Our wedding photos are super important to us.  We want to be able to enjoy those special memories for years to come.

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Our Wedding DJ

Our wedding DJ was awesome. He worked in several other family weddings and played every song we wanted! The Cha Cha Slide had everyone on the dance floor.

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Our Wedding Videography

At first I debated a wedding video only because when you look at all your costs, you can’t believe how much you’re spending. But at the same time, this is a once in a lifetime moment for you. Why not splurge and be able to relive your day moment by moment? I love that I get to look at my husband as well as the rest of my families different reactions throughout the day. A picture can show a lot, but a video really puts you back in the moment. I would encourage anyone who is unsure to do it!

Our Wedding Memories

Definitely our first look and when we cut our wedding cake. We had a couple fake layers, and we cut into the wrong tier! We thought it was hilarious and great to see our reactions in photos and video.

Ashley and Tom’s Wedding Vendors

Don’t trust your wedding to anyone else. Mike Staff Productions would be honored to bring your vision to life. Let’s get started!