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  Last week I was interviewed on how to take great pictures of kids by blogger Kelley from Happy Healthy Kids. I started my photography business in 2007 and it’s fun to share some of the knowledge I’ve acquired along the way to help parents take great photos of their own kids. I hope it inspires […]

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I created this fun, gorgeous heart collage for the family I photographed in the winter snow a few weeks ago. I love having a plan as to what to do with your treasured images after the session. It’s so great to get those family portraits on the walls for all to see and for you […]

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Growing up, I have always loved Halloween. Perhaps it was that my birthday comes close after the holiday. Or maybe it’s the cool, crisp time of year that just feels so festive. And yes, it could very well be that I simply adore candy! But whatever the reason, now, as a grown-up, I still love […]

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Today I thought I’d share how custom photography can become artwork for your home. I love how this simple, yet oh so sweet canvas, creates a warm, special environment for a baby nursery. Placed just high enough above the yellow crib where tiny hands cannot reach, it becomes a stunning focal point for mommy, daddy, […]

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This summer I moved my studio office to a new room in my home, and just love the freshly updated space. I wanted the room to be clean, functional, organized, and fun. It’s still a work-in-progress as more artwork is to be hung on the walls, hardwood floors to be installed on the floors, and […]

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Mother’s day is this weekend and I just couldn’t wait to share this beautiful gift a dad of five boys ordered for his wife. He wanted to do something really special for her, and wow, did he ever! Isn’t this canvas wall gallery simply divine? It’s 7 individual canvases displayed together for a clean, modern […]

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I looove halloween. There’s always been something about the crisp fall air when little ghouls, goblins and fairies get to fly free in the neighborhood. The sweet stickiness of candy filling the brim of your plastic orange pumpkin. And the way everyone’s excitement lights up the dark streets. It’s all so magical. Soon the sun […]

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These adorable ice cream party invites and thank you note cards arrived the other day and I am so excited to share them here on the blog! Aren’t they so delicious?! These cards were specially made for Back2Back ministries to help raise financial support for a husband and wife team who are moving to Mexico […]

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So, you’re wondering where I went last week where I had to be unplugged? Check it out: I traveled to the most beautiful chateau where I was able to visit the spa, enjoy wine straight from the vineyards, partake in delicious meals, sink into a luxurious bed at night, and learn from the most amazing […]

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