Behind The Scenes

Yesterday was a BLAST!

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New friends were made, old friends were enjoyed, and so much laughter ensued that my cheeks STILL hurt today.

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I feel so happy with how it all came together–my vision feels realized!

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I even remembered to snap behind the scenes photos throughout the day–no small feat for me.

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It all came together so well, and while I was exhausted by the end, it was so worth it.

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Now comes the hardest part–the waiting for the final images!

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But I’ll be patient, I promise.

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Until I see what is sure to be amazing photography by Underexposed Photography, I’ll flip through the bits I snapped and remember how much FUN was had.

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I’m already itching for the next shoot!

Models:  Erica Boss & Amber Carollo

Make Up:  Laurin Edmonson Hart

Hair:  Peggy West

Clothing & Accessories:  Trapped In Time Designs

This Week

As mentioned, I’ve been sewing like a mad-woman, getting ready for Sunday’s (SUNDAY!!!) shoot.

I’ve not snapped too many photos.

Well, I have, but I can’t share them all.  I’m hell-bent on creating a video of the process of putting this shoot together, so I’m hoarding images I’ve been taking.  It’ll be more of a slideshow set to music….but I’m calling it a video.  I might even call it a MOVIE.  A FILM.  I’ll be a Filmmaker, and pick up smoking again.

Or I’ll just make a slideshow to music and call it a day.

Probably the latter.  I’m tired.

So, anyway.  Sewing!  This:

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Turned into This:

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And This is technically from last week, but it was in my pictures folder so HERE:

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Also:  the giraffe dress has shipped off to its new home!

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I’ll miss it.  *sniffle*

Shhhhh

It’s been awfully quiet around here lately.  I wish I could say it was because I’ve been doing exciting and fabulous things….but, really, it’s just been a lot of sewing and painting.

I did manage to sew up a few things for myself that have been in constant rotation.  These oversize t-shirt style tops are pretty much my go-to for the summer (and, MAN, summer is here in the South!):

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I also ordered a ton of jewelry, both on etsy and forever21 online, so I’ve been playing with new necklaces and earrings.

I rarely buy anything new for myself, and it’s even MORE rare for me to sew anything for myself.

Of course, I was WILDLY optimistic in my cutting out of things for myself and still have 3 entire skirts that need to be sewn–but those will have to wait for evening and weekend work.  Orders and photo shoots come first. 😉

Speaking of shoots–I finished up the second painting for the upcoming shoot:

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AND I found a good deal on the PERFECT SHOES for the models:

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Luckily the model who will be in the red pair has the same size foot as I….so those will most likely end up in my closet.

Off to package the weekend orders, hit USPS and then SEW-SEW-SEW!  Have a fabulous Monday, my friends!

The Weekend

Shots from over the weekend:

Working on some sideshow-banner-inspired artwork for an upcoming shoot:

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This is the second one, which you can barely see (even with the wacky editing filter I used), but I had to share it due to the Buster Keaton photo-bomb:

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The arugula in the garden was just BEGGING me to make one of our fav salads, Arugula-Fennel:

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Requisite Garden Photos:

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We worked a lot in the yard, as evidenced by the mountain of limbs/fronds/weeds that we left behind:

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Shoot III

This is the last “post pictures and leave immediately” post for a little while, promise.  The last of the images from the recent shoot:

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Model: Amberleighhh (http://www.modelmayhem.com/2598688)

NolaChick (www.nolachick.net )

Photographer: Underexposed Photography (https://www.facebook.com/brittsmithphoto)

Hair and Make Up: Amanda Bravender
For inquiries: http://www.ahbweddingandevents.com

Special Thanks to Airship Isabella Productions for Leather Accessories, Weaponry and Location: http://airshipisabella.com/

Shoot

Pictures from the recent shoot were released!  I’m going to share them over the next few days. to break it up a bit.  Here’s the first set:

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More tomorrow!!

Clothing:  Trapped In Time Designs  (http://www.etsy.com/shop/TrappedInTimeDesigns)

Model: NolaChick (www.nolachick.net )

Photographer: Underexposed Photography (https://www.facebook.com/brittsmithphoto)

Hair & Make Up: Amanda Bravender
For inquiries : http://www.ahbweddingandevents.com

Props, Leather-work & Location:   Airship Isabella Productions (http://airshipisabella.com)

Again

Another sneak peek–I can’t help it!  Photographers keep sending me awesome images that I want to share!

This one is from a shoot that I loaned some items out for.

Bit of a Mardi Gras theme, and I can’t wait to see more!

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