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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

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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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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16 Items For Wedding Emergency Kits

By Brooke DePauw / January 10, 2018 / 0 Comments

We have all heard a wedding emergency story of finding a stain on a crisp white dress before the bride walks down the aisle, the train getting stomped all over on the dance floor or it down pouring in the middle of the ceremony. Needless to say – life happens and we better be prepared…

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Goals for January 2018

By Brooke DePauw / January 1, 2018 / 0 Comments

Happy New Year! I cannot think of a better way to commence 2018 by recapping my December 2017 goals and sharing my goals for January. Here is how I did last month:   Decorate the house for Christmas – I STILL haven’t done this. Check! Our decor was very simplistic (a tree, stockings and a…

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Adieu 2017

By Brooke DePauw / December 30, 2017 / 0 Comments

It is so hard to believe that we are days away from a new year and about to say adieu to 2017. As eager as I am to dig into the new year – I am a little sad to see 2017 leaving (what felt like) so quickly. Today I wanted to give 2017 a…

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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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How do I estimate my wedding guest count?

By Brooke DePauw / December 13, 2017 / 0 Comments

Hey Brooke I am planning my wedding and wondering what percentage of guests invited won’t come? And what percentage of people RSVPing still won’t show? Our invite list is larger than our venue limit so I’m curious if we should cut back significantly before sending invitations. Thanks! Sincerely, Worried about the numbers   Wedding guest…

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Goals for December 2017

By Brooke DePauw / December 1, 2017 / 0 Comments

December, the last month of 2017 – what in the world?! Thinking about how the year is almost over makes me a little emotional. 2017 was a BIG year not only for Stellaluna Events but for my life – but that is for another post (stay tuned!). Today I am sharing how I did with…

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