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A Summer Loft 310 Wedding | Brooke & Michael

By Brooke DePauw / December 11, 2019 /

Whenever we get asked to do a Loft 310 wedding in Kalamazoo, Michigan I get really excited because its one of my all time favorite venues. And Brooke & Michael’s wedding took the space to a whole new level! Brooke and Michael met while they were attending Western Michigan University and decided to bring their…

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couple walking through a vineyard wedding in michigan

5 of the Best Vineyard Wedding Venues in Michigan

By Brooke DePauw / November 27, 2019 /

There isn’t anything much more beautiful than a vineyard wedding in Michigan. Between the rolling hills, lake views and of course the wine, a vineyard wedding is where it is at! With over 112 vineyards in Michigan it can be pretty difficult to decide which one to host your wedding at. So today I wanted…

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A reception set for a Ypsilanti Freighthouse Wedding

A Ypsilanti Freighthouse Wedding | Amber & Kurt

By Brooke DePauw / November 13, 2019 /

Gosh, I love sharing my amazing client’s wedding days and Amber & Kurt’s Ypsilanti Freighthouse wedding in Ypsilanti, Michigan is definitely a special one! As I was going through their album trying to select what photos I wanted to share I couldn’t help but smile. Going through the photos had me reflecting back on the…

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Two ladies from an entrepreneur community smiling at each other during The Haven Conference

How To Find and Create an Entrepreneur Community

By Brooke DePauw / October 30, 2019 /

If you follow me on Instagram you have probably heard me talk about my entrepreneur community or tribe a lot. I’m a huge believer in having a strong entrepreneur community around you that will push you and encourage you to chase those goals and dreams. But one of the biggest questions I get from other…

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A bride and groom dancing by the lake during their Spring Lake Country Club wedding

A Spring Lake Country Club Wedding

By Brooke DePauw / October 16, 2019 /

Holiday weekend weddings are always fun so when Michelle & Brendan decided to ask their guests to spend their Memorial Day weekend at their Spring Lake Country Club wedding in Spring Lake, Michigan I knew the weekend would be a total! One of the things that stuck with me the most from this beautiful Spring…

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A ceremony set up on the beach of Lake Michigan and a blog post talks about all the wedding dos from this wedding day

13 Wedding Dos: Things I Loved From My Wedding

By Brooke DePauw / October 2, 2019 /

We hear so much about things you shouldn’t do at your wedding, but rarely hear about the wedding dos. As much as I try to focus my clients on the wedding don’ts I think it is equally as important to show some of the wedding dos. So to use my own wedding as an example…

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couple getting married on the rooftop during a Kalamazoo, Michigan wedding

A Fall Loft 310 Wedding | Jeff & Madison

By Brooke DePauw / September 18, 2019 /

You know those people you hit it off with right away? Well that was Jeff & Madison for me so when they asked me to assist in coordinating and doing florals for their Loft 310 wedding in Kalamazoo, Michigan – I couldn’t help but say yes! Jeff & Madison are high school sweet hearts and…

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Attendees listening during The Haven Conference

5 Takeaways from The Haven Conference West Olive

By Brooke DePauw / September 4, 2019 /

It has been a few months since The Haven Conference and my mind is still buzzing about everything I learned on that day. But since the conference there have been 5 key takeaways that keep coming up for me in my everyday life. So today I wanted to share those with you.   #1 A…

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A Bay Pointe Inn Wedding With Scottish Flare

By Brooke DePauw / August 21, 2019 /

In just a couple days Scott and Courtney will be celebrating their one year anniversary of their Bay Pointe Inn wedding in Shelbyville, Michigan! To celebrate that milestone, today I wanted to share the story and photos of their beautiful wedding day. The first time I spoke with Scott and Courtney, I knew these two…

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Attendees listening during The Haven Conference

5 Things I Learned From Hosting A Conference

By Brooke DePauw / August 7, 2019 /

Hosting a conference or live event seems to be all the rage right now and everyone is interesting in creating an in-person experience. I absolutely love live events and think there is so much power to getting people in the room and immersing them in an experience. I hosted my first conference, The Haven Conference,…

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