How to create a fun themed photo booth for the holidays!

Are you having family over for the holidays?  What fun it would be to have a family themed photo shoot?  These have quickly become a huge trend and are now used in weddings, parties and conferences.  It is really simple to make.  You can create a very elaborate one or keep it basic.  Here are… Read More »

The Ever-So-Sweet Christmas Candi!

This was one of my first professional themed photo shoots. I had been doing product photography for Originality for about eight years prior to creating this whimsical Christmas shoot. With Originality, everything consisted of white backgrounds and quite a bit of masking in Adobe Illustrator. For me, this shoot was very different. I wanted to… Read More »

Big Game Day – free printables!

“Big Game Day” was a Persona fav! One of my roles with Persona was creating and doing the themed photo shoots. Pam has a wonderful business mind and was always a forward thinker. She said we needed to come up with something for the “Big Game”.  When I created the graphics for this project, I… Read More »

A Persona Birthday Party ~ {free birthday queen printables}!

  I strive to make my sets look completely different from one another. Sometimes I would be photographing three different themed shoots in one week’s time. Birthday Betty was our first Persona Pail, I took many photographs of her and made her environment fun and exciting. For this themed shoot, I used what I like… Read More »

Get Your Witch On! [free halloween printables]

“Get Your Witch On” was a shoot that Pam coordinated. She created the graphics and sent me the props. This is still one of our most popular posts to this day. Too bad “The Vine” did not exist then because the witch’s hat wiggles and shakes and it would have made for a very cute… Read More »

Persona Delivers Hats for Hope!

For the holidays, there are always opportunities to do some type of outreach. These thirty Persona’s were decorated with hats that I personally crocheted; and then they were given to the HOPE Foundation for their annual Christmas event.  Even though the hats were used to decorate the pails, the primary reason in doing this was… Read More »

Toilet Paper Flowers Tutorial

Lisa from “Fancy That” was one of the judges from the PSMIYO’s Sundry Soiree Challenge. She asked me if I would be willing to do a tutorial of my toilet paper flowers. I was thrilled. Many people that saw the flowers from a distance thought they were real : ) They make a great backdrop… Read More »

The Sandwich Cake {Guest Blogger}

For the second PSMIYO Sundry Soiree Challenge with an Easter theme of eggs, baskets, cupcake liners and flowers; I created a sandwich cake with a flower motif design on top. Pamela Smerker asked if I would be willing to share the recipe and post a tutorial on her blog, PSMIYO. From the time that this… Read More »