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! Chocolate { Orlando weekly product photography }

Last week was National Chocolate week and it was delightful taking product photos of these scrumptious mouth-watering treats. These were Belgium almond chocolate chips that really do melt in your mouth. I recently attended the Grand Opening of my dear friend Kellie Mitchell’s new natural and organic bakery “All From Scratch”, in Oviedo, Florida (… Read More »

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

The National Cherry Blossom Festival  is one of our nation’s most beautiful events and it begins this week in DC.  My daughter was born in DC around that time twenty years ago.  Coming home from the hospital with her was like an endless parade of flowers.  It was an absolute glorious sight to see.  I… 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 »

Lagniappe ~ {Product Photography Featuring a Collection of Free Printables}

Lagniappe ~ A little some extra.  As Persona Designs, Inc., Pam Grimes and I created numerous printables for almost every occasion.    A printable is a graphic design element that you download and print from your home computer.  They have many uses, from decorating gifts and party favors to festive party decorations and stationery.  I wanted… Read More »

Lakeside Holiday with Melissa Creates and Tiny Prints { Holiday Cards }

Lakeside holidays are always fun, from bonfires and hot cocoa to smores and holiday cheer.  Recently, I teamed up with Melissa Chambers of Melissa Creates to capture the essence of this for Tiny Prints holiday cards. The non traditional color scheme and the unique special touches like the piñata (by Katie Franklin ) are things… 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 »

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 »

Welcome to my blog! Where creativity happens!

Welcome to the blog!  This is a collection of my favorite posts.  For some of them, I give a behind the scenes look, and for others I offer helpful tips regarding how I did certain things.  In several of the posts, I mention Pam Grimes.  She was my business partner for many years and Originality,… Read More »