Fun DIY Valentine Packaging for two!

Are you looking for different ways to package some fun things for your Valentine?  Here’s one idea to package some candy and popcorn for two, using D&P Celebration’s “Love Birds” square graphics created by Dawn Rumin. Here’s what you will need: 2 plastic baskets (JoAnn’s Crafts) 2 red binder clips (Office Maxx) 34” of 1… 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 »

Mother’s Day Gift Idea – garden themed free printables!

  “The Garden of Love for Mother’s Day” was Pam’s brain child. She created all the printable graphic elements, with the exception of my hand drawings on the seed packets (my attempt at coloring like a child). I purchased props to match the overall theme and directed the color scheme so that everything coordinated beautifully… 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 »

Black and White Celebration

I love working with my fellow creative bloggers (PSMIYO, Truly Chic Inspirations and the Flair Exchange) and I am delighted to have worked with these ladies over the years!  So when D&P Celebrations (Pam Smerker and Dawn Rumin also of PSMIYO) asked me if I would be interested in putting some creative ideas together to… Read More »