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Better right? Here's what I realized : Before our "office" was a home office. Like the kind of place were you keep your computer and all your books. The place that you work in after you come home from your... Continue »
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Originally, I planned to make a digital album for our honeymoon photos. It was going to be in the same format as our engagement and wedding albums and fit into a Russell+Hazel mini binder . I scrapped (no pun intended)... Continue »
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I recently added buttons to the right sidebar that denote blog categories. I am in the process of going through 4.5 years of archives to get everything sorted. Hopefully this will make searching for past projects easier! I got an... Continue »
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This book was a labor of love. It took two and a half ink cartridges and a lot of patience. It follows the same basic format as our engagement album. I used the same colors, font and many of the... Continue »
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Our dinner was on a terrace on the seventh floor of The Citizen Hotel. The weather was lovely so the windows were open and we had a pretty great view of the state capital. We sat at our own table... Continue »
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We had checked into our honeymoon suite at the hotel earlier in the day and used it and it's huge balcony as a location for most of our bride and groom shots. The striped wall paper is my favorite. It's... Continue »
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After the bridal party photos, we took a limo to the church. The girls sat for an hour in a comfortable back room. We needed that hour. To refresh from the photos. To sit. To laugh. To be quiet. I... Continue »
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Paul and I decided to see each other before the wedding because at the end of the day, it made the most sense for photos. We would be dressed. Our bridal party would be together. It would save time. It... Continue »
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Another year, another list. I find it interesting how my list making criteria changes every year. When I turned 23 and made the first list, I didn’t put too much thought into it. I just came up with 23 things... Continue »
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It's week twenty-four and I'm playing catch-up. click the photo to enlarge for a somewhat clearer image. Week of : June 10 - June 16. What happened this week? It was a long week of waiting. I choose not to... Continue »
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This "HOME" book idea has been percolating for a few months but once we found out we'd for sure be moving I decided to get a little more active and start documenting. I put together a mini book to remember... Continue »
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Over the next few weeks I want to spend time on Tuesday talking about gift wrap ideas. Everything will be pretty simple but hopefully you'll get some fun ideas to make your packages more interesting. I am a big believer... Continue »
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Stay organized : Sort your email into folders to keep track of shop orders. Have a system for marking things as paid and shipped. Keep your inventory sorted as well so you don't run into the problem I have dealt... Continue »
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It's week twenty-two and I love this project. click the photo to enlarge for a somewhat clearer image. Week of : May 28 - June 2. What happened this week? I was home and then some girlfriends came to town... Continue »
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One thing that I have decided to do to remember each space that we live in as a family is create a small photo book. You can see the one I created for our first time in San Diego here.... Continue »
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Last year, I made a list of 23 things to accomplish at 23. And I accomplished 17 out of 23. But I did nothing to chronicle the adventure aside from a few blog posts. This year, I thought I would... Continue »
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One year, one month and one day ago I wrote a letter to myself from my future self. The person that I thought I would be today. The person I hoped to be today. This project was inspired by Kal,... Continue »
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supplies used: chipboard, stazon ink, Paper Source circle stamp, American Crafts slick writer, ribbon, deflecto letter stickers, date stamp, Kolo photo corners. A random little home for some of the film photos I took last weekend and some of the... Continue »
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Whew. 12 prints. I posed for them, light-metered them, framed them, focused them, clicked them, developed them, printed them and mounted them. And each step was a subtle reminder to view myself as art. Very powerful stuff. The photos are... Continue »
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Am taking Black and White photography this semester. Learning how to work my big camera. In high school, I used it as a point and shoot and got about 5% of its value. Making up for it now. For sure.... Continue »