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


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...]

Fathers Day Canvas Gift

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First let me preface this by warning my husband if he happens to be reading this to stop right now so as not to ruin his Father's Day Present Surprise!!! Now with that said, LOOK WHAT I MADE EVERYBODY!!!! And it only took me 10-15 minutes from start to finish! Here is what I did: 1. I took these 3 pictures of the kids from our recent trip. These pictures captured one of the best days of the vacation for us, so looking at their sweet smiles takes me right back! 2. Then I uploaded these … [Read more...]