Real Weddings

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 / 2 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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Gull Lake Country Club Wedding | Zach + Maggie

By Brooke DePauw / November 7, 2017 / 0 Comments

I often say I get to work with the best clients but words cannot describe how truly kind and thoughtful Zach and Maggie are. When I first received the inquiry from Maggie’s sweet mama to assist them in planning this Gull Lake Country Club wedding, I regret to say I did not know a lot…

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Old Bag Factory wedding party

Old Bag Factory Wedding – Bread and Chocolate Goshen

By Brooke DePauw / June 15, 2017 / 0 Comments

One of the best parts of my career is meeting such genuine and kind people, and Adam & Kim were the epitome of those words. Kim and I chatted on the phone for the first time early August about her May 2016 wedding at the Old Bag Factory in Goshen, IN. Both Adam & Kim…

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