Real Weddings

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

A Fall Loft 310 Wedding | Jeff & Madison

By Brooke DePauw / September 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

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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A Bay Pointe Inn Wedding With Scottish Flare

By Brooke DePauw / August 21, 2019 / 0 Comments

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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Felt Mansion Estate wedding venue in Holland, MI

An Intimate Felt Mansion Wedding | Dana & Quentin

By Brooke DePauw / July 10, 2019 / 0 Comments

If you have been had the pleasure of witnessing a Felt Mansion wedding, it is always a magical one. From the gorgeous property to the historical touches, this space creates memorable events and was the perfect place for Dana & Quentin’s wedding day. When Dana first reached out to me in January of 2018 she…

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Couple walking after their Long Lake Outdoor Center Wedding

A Long Lake Outdoor Center Wedding | Dan & Elizabeth

By Brooke DePauw / July 3, 2019 / 0 Comments

Happy Fourth of July week friends! To celebrate my favorite holiday I wanted to share one of my favorite weddings of all time. Dan & Elizabeth will be celebrating their one year anniversary of their Long Lake Outdoor Center wedding in Middleville, Michigan in just a few days, so I felt it was perfect timing…

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Newlyweds kissing at a camp blodgett wedding

Kyle & Chloe’s Misty Camp Blodgett Wedding

By Brooke DePauw / May 1, 2019 / 1 Comment

With the unbeatable views and intimate space a Camp Blodgett wedding is always a special one. So when Chloe first reached out to me in the summer of 2017 needing some assistance planning her and her fiance, Kyle’s dream Lake Michigan wedding, I knew Camp Blodgett in West Olive, Michigan would be the perfect place…

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Bride and Groom at their Auburn Hills wedding

Carly & Ryan’s Auburn Hills Wedding

By Brooke DePauw / April 3, 2019 / 0 Comments

Oh Carly & Ryan! This couple has an extra special place in my heart for many reasons but one being that Carly’s brother, Jeremy, and my sister, Chelsea, are married. Which, I’m not sure what that makes us, but it feels like I have another sister and brother-in-law. So when they asked me to coordinate…

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Bride and bridesmaids smiling at a Journeyman Distillery wedding

Michael & Rebecca’s Journeyman Distillery Wedding

By Brooke DePauw / March 20, 2019 / 0 Comments

I am always excited to execute a Journeyman Distillery wedding and Michael & Becca’s wedding day definitely was one for the books! I had the pleasure of not only spending time planning with Becca, the bride, but also worked extremely closely with her mother, Pam, and mother-in-law, Dodi. I loved how well I got to…

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Ciccone Vineyard Wedding with a Tuscan Flair

By Brooke DePauw / February 20, 2019 / 3 Comments

If you have followed along on here for a while you know I have a special place in my heart for the Leelanau Peninsula. So when I first had the pleasure of speaking with Stephanie about her plans for her Ciccone Vineyard wedding I knew this was going to be such a gorgeous day. Stephanie,…

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Couple getting married on the beach of Jean Klock Park in Benton Harbor, MI

A 12 Corners Vineyard Wedding

By Brooke DePauw / January 23, 2019 / 0 Comments

Whenever I’m writing about my weddings I mention how it is “one of my favorite weddings” and it is always true. But this beautiful 12 Corners Vineyard wedding was one of my all time favorites. It wasn’t because of the pretty details, stunning Lake Michigan beach ceremony or the cookie cake (oh yes, you just…

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Fernwood Botanical Garden Wedding | Niles, MI | Mike + Theresa

By Brooke DePauw / December 20, 2017 / 0 Comments

To call a candlelit evening in the garden “magical” is an understatement. Mike & Theresa’s Fernwood Botanical Garden wedding was definitely not lacking in magic. Coming from Chicago and the busy city life, they found an escape in this beautiful garden setting. Theresa has an eye for design and detail, and her vision for the…

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