MEET nicole

lover of summer lake days, peonies and rosé


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Being able to help plan Northern Michigan weddings is a dream come true! Having spent summers “up north”, I am very familiar with so many amazing aspects of the gorgeous lakeside, Northern Michigan towns and feel so connected to this area. From Petoskey, to Boyne Mountain, to Traverse City and Charlevoix, each town is more […]

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Such a beautiful setting Northern Michigan is. From Traverse City to Petoskey, Mackinac Island to Charlevoix, each town is more picturesque than the next. It has become one of my favorite places for weddings and celebrations and I absolutely adore working with my Northern Michigan couples. With a second Compose Events studio space located in […]

Traverse City florist

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Who doesn’t love flowers? They were never something I grew up with and mom wasn’t anything of a gardener, but lucky for me, my husband is. When we first started dating, we built a garden at his home, my first in my life. At first I was annoyed by the amount of work it took […]

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You’re newly engaged! Congratulations. You’re swept up in a whirlwind of love, excitement, enchantment. Now what? With engagement season having officially begun with the holidays, read below to help you survive these next few weeks! There are a few key details that will lead the planning process. It is necessary to sit down with those involved […]