Shelby Prins

Shepherds Hollow | Andrea and Michael

By Shelby Prins / May 9, 2023 /

After visiting two other places, Andrea and Michael couldn’t match the feeling they felt as they pulled in through the woods to the beautiful Shepherd’s Hollow. The entire venue located in Clarkston, MI is made completely of glass windows so you can take in the gorgeous pine forest on all sides. The surrounding trees give…

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Journeyman Distillery | Christina and Todd

By Shelby Prins / April 27, 2023 /

Journeyman Distillery was the perfect location for Christina and Todd. Although from Chicago, they frequent a beloved lake house near New Buffalo–making the Distillery an easy choice. The exposed brick, twinkle lights, candles flickering and smooth whisky warmed up the cool, November, cloudy day. The ceremony took place in the same location as the reception…

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Grand Rapids Downtown Market | McKenzie and Sam

By Shelby Prins / April 19, 2023 /

The Grand Rapids Downtown Market is home to a breathtaking greenhouse which creates an absolutely stunning place for any couple to tie the knot. But that isn’t the only thing that the Downtown Market has going for it. The reception space is modern and full of floor-to-ceiling windows, bringing in so much amazing natural light…

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Hope College Chapel Wedding | Lauren and Ben

By Shelby Prins / March 31, 2023 /

We love a beautiful venue with some sentimental value. Lauren and Ben both went to Hope College, so Dimnent Chapel was a significant location. The thoughtful moments came one after another when Lauren and her dad had their first look at City Flats Hotel.  They then walked from there to the chapel (just the two of…

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Aurora Cellars Wedding | Pierina and Sean

By Shelby Prins / March 9, 2023 /

Weddings at Aurora Cellars are straight out of a fairytale with their perennial gardens, vineyards and whimsical willow tree. It’s a dream location for an outdoor wedding and even though Pierina and Sean’s day began with rain and wind, the weather decided to cooperate in time for a relaxed and beautiful night. Pierina and Sean…

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Ciccone Vineyard Wedding | Rachel and Tristan

By Shelby Prins / February 27, 2023 /

Ciccone Vineyard offers such a charming wedding venue with endless opportunities to create something that is unique to every couple. Rachel and Tristian transformed the space with beautiful white florals and greenery, gold hues and personalized touches. Their wedding day was exactly how they envisioned it and we were so glad to be there to…

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The Peninsula Room Wedding | Molli and Tom

By Shelby Prins / February 17, 2023 /

The Peninsula Room wedding venue really embodies the Northern Michigan vibe. Tucked up in Old Mission Peninsula, it’s location is right off the water making an incredible view for ceremonies and a beautiful space for family and friends to celebrate. It was a gorgeous Northern Michigan summer day—80 degrees, blue skies and a slight breeze…

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Venue3two Wedding | Lauren and Tony

By Shelby Prins / January 30, 2023 /

Venue3Two is a unique mansion built in 1925 that was redesigned into a venue space. It was the perfect setting for the elegant yet casual vibes of Lauren and Tony’s wedding day. The white florals and champagne linens complimented the sunny summer day perfectly—making the whole space feel light, airy and cozy all at the…

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William’s Orchard and Journeyman Distillery Wedding | Jillian and Nick

By Shelby Prins / January 12, 2023 /

From William’s Orchard to Journeyman Distillery—Jillian and Nick thought of every detail and Stellaluna had the pleasure of making it come together alongside them. The incredible weekend started at William’s Orchard in the middle of the apple trees for the rehearsal dinner. The location paired with a special dinner, prepared by personal chef Zac Franzoni,…

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Charming Lake House Wedding | Morgan and Evan

By Shelby Prins / September 5, 2022 /

A charming lake house wedding with an intimate dinner under twinkle lights. Do we need to say more?! Of course we do. It’s all in the details after all! Here in Michigan, we are known for our incredible fresh lakes. And if you are lucky enough, like Morgan and Evan, you have Grandparents with an…

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