Family Photo Session Tips

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Tis the season for family photos!  If you're anything like me, you're wanting some awesome new photos for your holiday cards and for gifting to loved ones.  You may even have a beautiful wall display in mind for your home.    In this post I hope to give you all the tips you need to have a wonderful experience this year for your family photo session! {TIPS} Before your Session: Find a photographer you love.  Start by getting referrals from friends and associates and scouring the inter … [Read more...]

PhotoTips w/ Heidi

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Hi all! It's Heidi from sew.craft.create. I'm going to drop in every now and then to give you a few photo tips.  Tip #1: Don't worry about posing your subject   I love this picture of my daughter. She was really frustrated and didn't want to take any pictures. Instead of forcing her to stay still, I told her to be a goofy as she wanted! She started running around and making faces but I got some of the best pictures that day!  Tip #2: Snap pictures while people are interacting  I took th … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day Gift- How to Make a Block Puzzle with Photos

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Here is a fun Mother's Day gift I made a few years ago for my Mother In Law- a Block Puzzle with photos of all her kids and their families! Me and my "long lost friend" (who used to live a mile away from me that now lives 15 miles away whom I NEVER see anymore) got together one afternoon and made these. They are simple and cute and sure to please all of the moms out there! MATERIALS NEEDED: 9 wooden cubes, Mod Podge, sponge brush, scissors, distress ink (though I ended up not using it) … [Read more...]

Photography with Jessica – Holiday Lights

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Though I'm not a huge fan of cold weather, I love the winter holiday season!  It's such a beautiful, magical time of year.  I get so excited to put up the lights on the house and decorate the tree.  But have you ever noticed that when you try to take a picture of your beautiful holiday lights, the results are usually disappointing... they never seems to capture the true beauty of the lights.  Here are some easy tips and tricks to get gorgeous photos during this beautiful holiday tim … [Read more...]

Growing bigger every day…

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"Babies make love stronger, days shorter, nights longer, homes happier, clothes dirtier, the past forgotten, and the future worth living for." I was super excited when Jacquilyn Avery (also known as Jax from Aly & Ash) offered to do a newborn photo session for Mason when he was only 10 days old. Weighing in at only 5 and a half pounds, he certainly was a teeny little thing. Now, at 6 weeks old he is already 8.7 lbs, growing bigger and changing every day! I am grateful for Jax in taking … [Read more...]