Dru & Michelle: A DIY Mercury Hall Wedding


Michelle is an amazing photographer and I knew I was going to like both her and Dru from the moment I first spoke to her, but after shooting their picnic engagement session, I fell in love with this couple. Michelle and Dru are just really amazing. She’s is lovely wedding photographer with fantastic taste and style who takes beautiful wedding photos. He’s rocks a beard most days, works at a state park, and climbs walls. I can’t think of a better combination. These guys rock and this wedding was such a dream to be a part of. Michelle got ready at Hotel San Jose, had a first look with Dru at the Hotel Saint Cecelia followed by a ceremony and reception at Mercury Hall. Everyone was amazing, everything was beautiful, there were pies, dancing, and plenty of sunshine. It was incredible.

The lovely ladies at Style Me Pretty featured this wedding a few months ago, but I thought it was time for the wedding to have a home here as well. Be sure to stop by Style Me Pretty for more photos and some wedding insight from the lovely Arkansas wedding photographer herself, Michelle!

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Vendor Love:

Hotel – Hotel San Jose (getting ready)
Hotel – Saint Cecilia (first look)
Ceremony and Reception Venue – Mercury Hall
Day-of Coordinator – Lindsey Watts of Lilleypad Events plan@lilleypadevents.com
Band (ceremony and cocktail hour) – Shotgun Party
DJ (dinner and reception – Byrne Rock
Food – Hoover’s Cooking
Pies – Feast Gourmand
Flowers – Austin Flower Company (arranged by Michelle’s Mom)
Dress – custom made by Shirin Askari
Groom’s clothes – J.Crew
Hair & Makeup – Consuelo at Salon by Milk + Honey