Many moons ago Sara Code-Kroll of Growing Tree Photography asked if I would do a little beauty for this earthy, dreamy, outdoor bridal shoot and…..here it is! And that crown and bouquet!…..made by the ever creative and talented Tony Palmieri of Datura, A Modern Garden…..who can use artichokes in a bouquet and make them look so [...]
I’m always so excited to share projects I’ve had the pleasure of collaborating on with talented groups of wedding vendors! This winter wedding inspired shoot was in New Hampshire at the charming rural Bishops Farm Bed and Breakfast and is featured in the very first issue of Well Wed for New Hampshire and Maine! SO…if you’ve [...]
Nestled in the hills of Litchfield, Connecticut is the EXQUISITE luxury resort and spa, Winvian. If you’ve had the chance to visit Winvian, you know how special the landscape and cottages truly are…..all 18 cottages are individually designed with unique architectural themes and details that would exceed your wildest expectations. Creative architecture, luxury appointments, [...]
The sweet summer wedding of Annie and Andrew was recently featured on 100 Layer Cake…an inspirational blog celebrating…celebrations! The setting for their wedding was the Jonathan Edwards Winery…what’s more romantic than that! To check out the full wedding with all of it’s personal, heartwarming details….click here! And to help make the dream day come true, [...]
Are you an aspiring or working makeup artist? Are you interested in starting your own makeup artist business but you’re not sure where to start? Have you just graduated from Cosmetology or Makeup Artist School and want to further your education? Do you own a salon and want to offer makeup services to your [...]
So a while back, I worked on a vintage inspired project with one of my favorite creative people, photographer Robert Norman. He’s as much of a “vintage-phile” as I am and was up for helping me transform a few friends into iconic celebrities of years gone by. You can revisit the shoot here in case [...]
Since the 2011 Bridal Season has started off with a big bang, I’d like to celebrate all things lovey-dovey and bridal by sharing a few family photos…of brides, of course! Frank John Nickel & Lorena Marie Joas (Grandpa and Grandma Nickel) Married November 10, 1931 ~St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Stockbridge, Wisconsin According to the local newspaper: “The bridesmaid’s wore [...]
NEW Beauty Blog Series! Trend Tips OK, beauty junkies and followers of all things fashion….Lipstick is BACK and this time it’s MATTE, matte, matte…no glitz, no glam….no shimmer, no shine…just one tube of the old fashioned stuff is all you need to be the trendiest mama on the block! (And as you can see below…it can [...]
Mika and Cliff were married October 2, 2010 at the Equinox Resort in charming, historic Manchester, Vermont. It was the perfect fall weekend for a celebration of love! All the special details were captured by their photographer, Karen Pike. Check out the rest of the day here!
They were married in a private ceremony in Fairfield, Connecticut on May 16, 2010! The special day was photographed by Amanda Desmond Photography
They were married August 8, 2010 overlooking the stunning, scenic views at the Mountain Top Inn in Chittenden, Vermont! You can see more of the big day and the “Trash the Dress” session on the blog of their photographer Karen Pike Photography…
If you haven’t heard already…the iconic movie that we all love, “The Sound of Music”, is turning 45 this year! And earlier this year I had the opportunity to play a wee small part in the celebration (doing makeup, of course)! I headed up to Stowe, Vermont (in the throes of an impending blizzard….NO joke) and met the film crew [...]
They were married September 10, 2010….check out a few sneaky peek highlights from their big day on the blog of their photograper David Apuzzo! “d.d., Thank you very much for doing such a wonderful job on our make up for my wedding. Everyone was so impressed and we got a lot of compliments. We truly appreciate everything that [...]
So no wedding can be the magical, mystical, Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious, super fun day that you’ve dreamed of your whole life without a little planning. So who do you call when you’re planning your big day?? Well….that would be Jubilee Events! Specializing in chic, stylish, events….Jubilee Events infuses their background in art and design and love of all things [...]
They were married August 21, 2010 at Harkness Mansion….and all the fun was shot by the team at SNAP Weddings! A gorgeous bride, her handsome coast guard groom and loads of kelly green Check it out here and here! “I just wanted to send a note to say hello and to thank you again for [...]
They were married July 17, 2010 in an outdoor ceremony at Wadsworth Mansion…the days special moments were captured by Dolce Photography….check it all out here!
They were married June 12, 2010 at the Branford House Mansion..see their big day plus their carnival themed rehearsal dinner…all on the blog of photog Matthew J. Wagner!
Well, not exactly….if you know me even a little bit you know I actually dont like fish…I don’t eat them, touch them, catch them or even really like to look at them…it’s a personal problem:) but the sentiment is the same…I’m going on VACATION! Nowhere fancy…it’s a place I go all the time but none the less [...]
Congratulations Amanda and Kyle! They were married September 2009 at Saltwater Farm Vineyard right here in Connecticut. And they’re beautiful day was just featured on Style Me Pretty…the ultimate wedding blog for all things wedding…all things stylish! You can see all the beautiful details of their big day….by clicking here! And here are the talented vendors that [...]
Congratulations Megan and Brian! They were married July 10, 2010 at the Quechee Inn in beautiful Quechee, VT….you can see all the charming details of the big event at Amanda Joy Photography
So…I’m not sure that there’s anything more romantic than a beach wedding…the kind you just show up to…without alot of planning….without a ton of expectations….and without shoes…especially on the magical beaches of Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica. That’s exactly what the crew created for the first day of our shoot. Mother Nature even provided a rainstorm… Pure [...]
You know…I don’t know what it is exactly about Costa Rica….but it stole my heart…and that’s hard to do! For an artist, there is inspiration everywhere and the natural, laid back beauty just speaks to me…I feel lucky to have been there and even luckier that I get to go back!:) So Day One of [...]
Congratulations Colleen and Brian! They were married in a private beach ceremony on July 4, 2010 at SUNRISE! Photographer Kiva Sutton of Annandale Photography created a romantic beach photo shoot to top off their special day….check out the sunrise celebration here!