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Goals for October 2017

By Brooke Dumas / October 11, 2017 /

Last month I decided I wanted to set goals for myself to make sure I didn’t let the end of summer/ beginning of fall slip away from me because it was so full of weddings. You can catch my September 2017 Goals here, but today I am sharing what I accomplished of those goals last…

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The Story of Stellaluna Events

By Brooke Dumas / August 22, 2017 /

I often receive questions about where the name of my business, Stellaluna Events, came from and I often reply with a short answer. But the truth is selecting the name for my business was no simple task. In fact it was a long and thought-out process and means more to me than a couple cute…

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Garden Themed Bridal Shower Florals

By Brooke Dumas / May 1, 2017 /

I love doing floral projects outside of wedding days and having the opportunity to experiment with new designs. So when a mother of bride asked if I would create some florals for her daughter’s bridal shower (who also happens to be one of my July brides) I couldn’t resist! Especially once I learned it was a…

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Couple smiling during a Journeyman Distillery wedding

A journeyman Distillery Wedding Shoot

By Brooke Dumas / April 13, 2017 /

Late last fall I met with Raisa of Weddings by Raisa at a coffee shop to introduce ourselves and chat about the possibility of a collaboration. After an hour of lattes and creative brainstorming we developed concept for a winter styled shoot that would marry elegant details with hint of rustic vibes that would represent…

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Hygge Retreat 2017

By Brooke Dumas / April 7, 2017 /

“ ‘hygge’ a Danish term defined as “a quality of cosiness and comfortable conviviality that engenders a feeling of contentment or well-being.” Pronounced “hoo-guh,” the word is said to have no direct translation in English, though “cozy” comes close.” -The New Yorker This past summer I was scrolling through Instagram and stumbled across a picture…

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5 Questions To Ask Your Wedding Venue

By Brooke Dumas / April 2, 2017 /

I think we all can agree venue tours are super exciting! Walking into a blank canvas and envisioning your perfect day! But before you get too distracted by the rustic farm tables and the charming bridal suite—make sure you ask these questions. What does the rental price include? You find that perfect exposed brick loft…

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Michigan Blueberry Farm Wedding Styled Shoot

By Brooke Dumas / March 22, 2017 /

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″] [et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] Early last summer, Hanna of Hanna Adams Photography reached out about collaborating on a styled shoot. We first met to talk about overall concept and design of the shoot and both agreed we wanted something with natural elements and with some Michigan flare. The backdrop for the shoot…

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