Thursday, November 6, 2014

I haven't shared a fun project in awhile since my Pebbles Design Team term ended. It's hard to get crafty for your self when having such amazing things happen with PKP. Looking back I never shared this project !!! Here are some of my favorite "Thankful" Cards that I made last November. Still one of my absolute favorites. 

What are you making for Thanksgiving this year?

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Friday, October 31, 2014

Last night we raced home from Karate barely beating sunset. I wanted to get the kiddos Halloween Costume photographed before Trick or Treat Day because I know he would not be as focused on pictures when the time arrives .... (I am really running behind this year). lol. The location I originally planned on was occupied, however I think it was fate because I found this amazing spot on the side of the road ... We had 15 min. before complete darkness .. as I was shooting two deer were eating  10 feet away from us. It was a pretty speedy but Magical Fall evening. Last year the kiddo was a "astronaut" (take a peek HERE) this year he said he wanted to be the man who builds the space shuttles. My "Flight & Space Boy". Funny enough his costume we already had (this is stuff he wears on a reg. baises). lol. Explore Wonders my amazing son.

Take a peek .....

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Thursday, October 23, 2014

I had such fun with this new family. I always love meeting new clients. This family was smiling from the first moment I started the session. We had so much fun. Such a great way to start off a fun fall session. 

Take a peek at the W Family !!!

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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

After seeing many "Circus" Inspired Sessions from some very talented photographers ... I was inspired. I wanted to do something like this. A large scale set up, with more than one child. I didnt do this for my business or a client, I did this for me. I started photography for me and I wanted to continue to grow as an artist for "Me". If I don't love what I am doing ... why continue to do it. About six months ago I brought this idea up to my husband. That man is truly my cheering coach. He never doubts anything I set my mind too and he started building. I saw an amazing circus wagon I had to have for this session and he made it happen. He built it and I painted it. Then I told my assistant and another friend my grand plans. As the months got closer amazing things just came into place; props were ready, wardrobe, the works !!! The day of, I had four amazing kids to do this session with (including my own).  Looking back I know there's a couple things I would change, however we dont grow if we dont critique ourselves. It's an amazing feeling seeing something finished after months and months of planning. 

Welcome to the Circus .....

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"Life is the most SPECTACULAR show on EARTH" - Water for Elephants 

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the show must continue ......

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*Ringmaster Costume: Custom Outfit Sew What Bootique  *Ballerina & Juggler: Tutu du Monde 
*MUA/Hair: Kristin Guynn (@hearthandhoney) find her on IG. *Props: Handmade and found at various antique stores

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Last time I saw this amazing family for a session was when this little guy was only a week old. I've been lucky to know this family from the military. Our husbands were on the same deployment together and I became awesome friends with his wife. We had lots of long facebook chats. lol. Take a peek at there fun fall family session .... 

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Friday, October 17, 2014

This imagination session was such a dream. Ever since visiting Versailles this past spring an Marie Antoinette themed session was in my journal. When mom and I discussed doing an imagination session for her daughter Willow before there big move, we knew this was theme. Mom had some amazing props, picked out this amazing dress, styled this amazing hair style, and I brought the chair + snacks. Willow actually was silent her entire session ... this is a first for me. She knows who I am and just did not speak. Her smiles and nods said it all. The smiles we big by the way. Here's a peek ... Let's eat cake shall we ......

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014

I met the mom of this little guy 3 years ago. There very first session was a family and 1st birthday session for her first son. You really see how fast families and kiddos grow when they come back to you for yearly pics. It was a year ago since I captured Mr. T's in-home newborn session. Mom and I decided instead of a typical cake smash to do something fun and themed for his one year. Mom and Dad were big travelers before the kiddos, so I thought it would be great to make that as a focus. Plus ... IDK a single little boy that doesn't like globes and airplanes .... take a peek. 

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