Summer Fun Picnic ~ Photo Faves

I love teaming up with my fellow lady bloggers on creative photo shoots.  It’s always fun to see everything come together too!  Recently I collaborated with Melissa Creates, The Flair Exchange and Sarah Hearts for a Fun Summer Picnic.  You never know what unique things will come from a brainstorming session when you get some… Read More »

Friday faves of the week! Green { weekly product photography }

This week the product photography is all about GREEN!  These are some of my favorite GREEN things.  The frame contains a free download Clover printable that you can obtain on Today’s Creative Life.  The awesome wheat grass is from Lee Forrest Design and the Blogfete glass was from the first annual Blogfete Conference.  All of the… Read More »

Friday Faves! Mardi Gras flair { weekly product photography }

This is a round up of my favorite product and jewelry photos shot or published this week.  Here’s a close up photograph of You’re the Best!  From the my Lagniappe Printable Collection, it is featured on Today’s Creative Life.  Be sure to stop by there and pick up your free “You’re the Best” printables. Do you want a… Read More »

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 »

Monarch Jewelry’s October Breast Cancer Awareness!

 At Monarch Jewelry, I am responsible for their social media and the Monarch Jewelry blog.  I recently learned about a local organization called Compassionate Hands and Hearts Breast Cancer Outreach.  I was thrilled when Monarch Jewelry announced that through the month of October they would be donating 10% of their rare natural pink diamond sales… Read More »

Melissa Creates: Live Simply Entertain Stylishly

Branding and product photography are something I have been doing for many years.  More and more bloggers are branding themselves using everything from their websites and twitter pages to their business cards and promotional giveaways.  This type of personal branding is very similar to marketing that is done by larger corporations and organizations. It is… 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 »

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 »

“New Beginnings” ~ Presenting our New Styles of Diamond Engagement & Wedding Rings!

I began doing social media for Monarch Jewelry in Winter Park, Florida and posts that I enjoy the most are the ones where I can really use my creativity, either by adding a creative element into the mix or by doing interesting shoots with jewelry. There has been much talk around the social media circuit about… Read More »

“New” Trend in Engagement and Wedding Rings!

It was a true highlight to work with someone who I think is one of the bridal industries leading bridal photographers.  Both Kelly Canova and her husband, Courtney, are very talented and a delight to know. They are not just photographers, their work is truly art.  I was thrilled to have her take my photo… Read More »