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The Final Stretch: All The Things The Month Before Your Wedding

By Brooke DePauw / September 6, 2018 / 0 Comments

Today’s post all about the month before your wedding – we have a guest blogger! Stellaluna Events intern, event planning enthusiast, Kelly Saroff Allen. Being recently married herself, Kelly is sharing a little wisdom today on how to get organized and stay in control the month before your wedding.  The month before your wedding becomes…

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Who Do I Give Vendor Tips To At My Wedding?

By Brooke DePauw / August 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

Vendor tips can be hard and one of the last things you want to worry about on your wedding day. The truth is that there is no real rule when it comes to vendor tips at weddings. Most wedding vendors do not expect a tip, but it is a nice surprise. However, there are a…

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Couple kissing in the back of a trolley in Benton Harbor, Michigan

How To Create A Wedding Transportation Timeline

By Brooke DePauw / August 22, 2018 / 0 Comments

Providing wedding transportation for your guests is a thoughtful way to show how much you appreciate them attending, as well as a helpful tool to make sure everyone arrives to the correct location on time! Figuring out your wedding transportation timeline is an essential part of this process but can be stressful. Follow these tips…

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A Whimsical Lake Michigan Wedding

By Brooke DePauw / July 20, 2018 / 0 Comments

If you have followed along on this blog or my instagram for a while now you know I’m a supporter of all things lake, especially a Lake Michigan wedding. I’ve had the dream for a long time now to have clients that would want to throw up a tent on the beach and have a…

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Wedding decor DIY projects

5 Dos and Don’ts of DIY Wedding Decor

By Brooke DePauw / June 20, 2018 / 0 Comments

Doing DIY projects for your decor can be a cost-effective way to put some personal touches into your wedding day. While DIY can often look fun and easy on Pinterest, it’s not always as simple as it seems, especially with all of the details that go into a wedding! Follow these guidelines to make sure…

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5 Tips for Planning The Best Bachelorette Party

By Brooke DePauw / June 6, 2018 / 2 Comments

A bachelorette party is such a fun way to celebrate the bride before she ties the knot. While the modern bachelorette party is a newer phenomenon in the history of weddings, it is now often considered an essential part of the Maid of Honor’s planning duties. I’m here to tell you that you can have…

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A Couple’s Seamless Guide to Wedding Bars

By Brooke DePauw / May 2, 2018 / 2 Comments

Often overlooked, a robust wedding bar is one of the most crucial parts of the best night of your life. As a harbinger of joy at your wedding, a well-run bar is large component of the recipe for a dazzling event that will leave your guests happy, mingling, and dancing the night away.   Unbeknownst…

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Get in Shape For Your Wedding – 5 Easy Tips

By Brooke DePauw / March 28, 2018 / 0 Comments

With so many things to do and prepare before the big day trying to get in shape for your wedding can often get put on the back burner and neglected. I am a full supporter of all bodies are beautiful in every shape and size – but sometimes brides ask me how they can get…

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Goals for February 2018

By Brooke DePauw / February 2, 2018 / 0 Comments

February is here and you know that means a recap of January goals and introducing my February goals for 2018. But before I dive into what progress I made (or didn’t) make on last month’s goals I want to talk about how goal setting has drastically changed my life.   Goal setting has given me…

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Sincerely: How do I block schedule my day?

By Brooke DePauw / January 17, 2018 / 0 Comments

Productivity is one of my favorite topics so naturally when I learned about block scheduling I was all about it, but to be honest it took me a long time to figure out how to make block scheduling work for me and my schedule. Today, I am sharing how I block schedule my day and…

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