Client Tips, Guest Post, Parenting Tips

Survive Your Summer Party with these Tips by Sprinkles & Confetti (www.sprinklesandconfetti.com)

As the summer days and nights quickly come and go, make sure you take a moment to enjoy the sunshine, backyard BBQ, picnics, and outdoor celebrations with these helpful party tips from Sprinkles & Confetti.

Whether you’re gearing up to celebrate a summer birthday or sitting guests down for a special bridal or baby shower, there are a few things we recommend to survive any kind of summer party!

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About Me, Client Tips

How to Prepare for your Photo Shoot

How to Prepare for your Photo shoot

One of the most frequently asked questions that I get is how to prepare for your photo shoot. That and what to wear!

I’ve written a couple times about what to wear and how to prepare for various photo shoots. But since I was doing my own maternity photo shoot, I thought it would be the perfect time to talk to you about how to prepare for your photo shoot.

This video originally was an Instagram story, but I figured it would be perfect for the blog as well.

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Client Tips, DIY

DIY Wedding Binder

My best friend Sarah is getting married! She was the Maid of Honor at my wedding almost 7 years ago. I can’t believe it has been that long! She’s feeling a little overwhelmed with the wedding planning, so I decided to create her a DIY wedding binder. This binder is so important to the wedding planning process, especially if you are not having a wedding planner. You should really splurge and create a really good wedding binder.

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Client Tips

What to Wear: Cake Smash – Girl

Cake smash sessions are one of my favorite sessions! They always turn out adorable and I know my clients have so much fun dressing up their little ones and picking their themes. If you are looking for help with cake smash themes you can check out these posts. But today we are going to go over some of the outfit choices, or what to wear cake smash girl. There are so many adorable outfit choices!

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Client Tips, DIY, Photo Sessions

How to Take Monthly Baby Photos

Have you seen those beautiful monthly baby photos on Instagram or Pinterest? Of course, you have! I think every new parent stares for hours at those and wonders how to make the same memories for their children. At least I did! I was so excited to watch my baby grow and I wanted pictures to be able to remember how small they were. There are so many different options for these pictures, but there are some things that are key to decide early. Here’sĀ some things to think about when setting up your monthly baby photos.

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Client Tips, Photo Sessions

How to Smile Naturally

smile naturally

I want you to think back to the last time you had family photos taken? I know in this day and age not everyone likes having a camera shoved in their face, so it maybe its been a while. Now, why haven’t you gotten family photos taken recently? Maybe you feel insecure, or you don’t know how to pose or what to do with your hands. It’s probably one of the reasons you don’t step in front of the camera very often. But these are all things that a seasoned photographer can help you with. The key to looking great in photos is to relax and try to be as natural as possible. Now you’re probably thinking, “how do I act normal and relax when I’m so nervous?”. Well, let me tell you a few of my favorite tricks for getting people to smile naturally and not be so nervous.

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Client Tips, Photo Sessions

How to Prepare your Home for a Lifestyle Session

The best part of a newborn session at home is that you don’t really have to get ready and worry about loading everything into the car. The first few months with a new baby can be pretty daunting. Especially if it’s your first, there are all kinds of new things you have to remember to leave the house. From diapers to bottles to hand sanitizer and extra outfits. It will be nice to not have to worry about all these things, but still get the pictures done that you really want to have your new little bundle of joy. But how exactly do you prepare for a lifestyle session? It’s super easy, just follow these tips!

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Client Tips

What to Expect: Cake Smash

What to expect- Cake Smash

It’s almost impossible to predict how a Cake Smash session will go. By nature, these shoots are largely led by your child. They will dictate how the shoot will go. We can obviously redirect their attentionĀ but know that since this is a session focused solely on one child (normally), that it is going to be a lot different than a regular session. This is what you should expect going into a Cake Smash.

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Client Tips, Photo Sessions

Cake Smash Themes for Boys

Cake Smash Themes for boys

My little boys first birthday is quickly approaching. So, of course I’ve been doing lots of research on cake smash themes. A few weeks ago I showed you some cake smash themes for girls, so now it’s only fair I show some cake smash themes for boys. I’ll also tell you which one I’ve decided to do for my little boys cake smash session! Super excited as it will be planned in the next couple weeks.

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