You came into this world in a hurry, 3 weeks early actually. The Giants had just won the Superbowl the evening before, and all the excitement from prepping for our Superbowl party and our team winning had me in labor and i hadn't known it until 3 am the next morning. I woke with a pain i recognized immediately and waited. Then another and another, but still i waited. I wanted to make sure this was real contractions and they certainly were. After 14 contractions in less than an hour, i knew it was very much time to get a move on. I woke your daddy and while he thought it wasn't rush time at first, i assured him i was overdue to be at the hospital and we hustled! Luckily the hospital was only 5 mins from the house and he dropped us off first-then went and dropped your brother off for a long early play date at our friends house while you came into the world.Read More
Why yes, it is as easy as it sounds. This do it yourself project may take you 10 mins to set up and cost you anywhere from nothing to $20.
Things i used:
white lights from big lots. 2 boxes @ $6 each
Sheers from Ikea: they come in pairs for $5 a set. I have a ton of them, but you can use 2 sets and be good to go, (even 1 set if you must)
I already had a wire hanging thing from Ikea BUT you can totally use those clear push pin things if you have to! I'm not judging-i use them ALL the time for stuff-i even hang pictures with them.
I hung the sheers first, then un winded the lights so they would be all twisted. Followed by draping them almost to floor and back up again stretching them out a bit as i went. plugged it in and well...i was done.
You check out a sample of a family portrait session using this same background setup as i have here...HERE.
Super Simple. Try it with colored lights, and add a baseboard to make it look like an actual wall if you want. i used the sheers as a sort of "snow" as well because hey, here in florida, we happen to lack that cold white stuff!!
DIY Bonus Idea: You may see the kids blowing something "snow like" that is bean bag filler! Just make sure you aren't using it around babies or kids who will try to eat it-that stuff is toxic.
I would love to see what you come up with, share with me your links to what you come up with in the comments below!
So its way into holiday time...actually only 2 days until Christmas that i write this. My kids are watching their morning cartoons, i am trying to wake up, and across my facebook newsfeed i read about a friend who's daughter asked her Why all the Santas she sees are different. I thought the blog would be a good place to answer this honest and oh so innocent question.Read More
TAG! You're it! You shouldn't have commented or liked it...you fell into a trap, its a game! The person who commented or liked has to choose one of the following to put on their timeline... 1) The main reason Santa is so jolly is because he knows where all the bad girls live. 2) I'm an angry Elf! 3) A lovely thing about Christmas is that it's compulsory, like a thunderstorm, and we all go through it together. 4) I'm secretly in love with Santa Claus...mmmm, i wanna ruffle that white beard between my toes! 5) I just like to smile! Smiling's my favorite. 6) Let's be naughty and save Santa the trip! 7) I flipped off an elf today! 8.) Santa Claus has the right idea - visit people only once a year! 9) I cheated on my ex with one of Santa's elves in Dobbies toilets! 10) I just saw a man running down my street wearing only a Santa hat! You have to play and can't tell anyone its a game (only forward this message if they like/comment). Merry Christmas!! HAHAAHA!!!Read More
These deals go from Friday November 29, 2013 through Sunday December 1st. There is something for everyone, be it just a gift certificate or a portrait session, you can not go wrong with the gift of a beautiful memory!Read More
That's right folks, your favorite Florida Boudoir Photographer is officially 29 today. My first 29th birthday of many future 29s. I am officially turning the same age as my Grams. Yep, she is still 29 too. You see, it's in our family the women do not age over 29. I know i know, you wish you had these genes!Read More
I get to the light and can feel it happening. The tears are building and they forcefully pour down my face. I told myself not to cry damnit. My heart didn't listen again. I can almost feel the distance between us growing and my heart is heavy.Read More
Children and family mini sessions are now open. New look and new fresh website!Read More