Last minute DIY photo gifts

Looking for great last minute DIY photo gifts? This is a perfect list of ideas!

Handmade gifts are some of my very favorite to give.  I love the idea of something personalized, and thoughtful.  These last minute DIY photo gifts are my most favorite.  They freeze a moment in time, and offer it as a gift.  That’s the best.  If you’re short on time and would rather order your photo gifts, check these out!  Otherwise, you’re going to love this list of DIY photo gifts. Last minute DIY photo gifts … read on–>

Photography Projects to do with kids

Finding photography projects to do with kids will help foster their creativity. You will love completing these photography projects with your kids.

Children already see the world through their own unique and special perspective. That’s why exploring a love of life through the lens of photography is something that comes naturally to little ones and older children alike.  Finding photography projects to do with kids will help foster their creativity. Photography helps children to develop both creativity and confidence as well as helps them to discover and appreciate the world around them. Above all, it helps them … read on–>

10 ideas for cute first day of school pictures

These are the cutest ideas for first day of school pictures! I can't believe we are already thinking about back to school photos. Seems like summer just started!

School will be starting in just a little over a month.  Some of my friends even have kiddos starting school in less than a month!!  While it might seem premature to think about, parents all over the world will be taking first day of school pictures.  I’ve gathered some ideas for cute first day of school pictures you’re going to love! 10 Ideas for cute first day of school pictures *for your convenience, there may be … read on–>

family photo gallery wall ideas

These are such fantastic ideas for hanging family pictures! I love a good family photo gallery wall ideas. I love how it tells your family's story in pictures. It's such a fun way for people to get to know you when they visit your home.

Knowing what to do, or having an idea when you start is the key to really good photo gallery walls.  And, what kind of photographer would I be if I didn’t absolutely love ideas for hanging family pictures? I love how they decorate your walls with your family’s story.  It paints a picture of your life on your walls, and that always makes me so happy to see.  The best thing is it doesn’t matter … read on–>

New Year’s Eve Photo booth

adding a photo booth to the new year's eve party sounds like so much fun!!

Can you believe 2016 is almost over??  I can’t.  I mean, I seriously cannot. This year for NYE I am sure we will be in bed long before midnight, watching the ball drop underneath the warm covers.  We don’t even try to pretend we aren’t lame.  But we may have a little bit of fun before that happens- which will probably include a hockey game, and some nachos.  We are pulling out all the stops … read on–>

quick and easy photo album

I can't believe how easy this photo album was to make. I am so happy to have my pictures printed in a book.

I have visions of creating gorgeous albums, every year, for my children to pour over when they are older.  I imagine well-planned books filled with pages of our memories.  I can’t tell you how much I value printing your pictures. Having tangible images either in book form, or hanging on your walls is so important.  Guess how many books I have printed.  Go on, I’ll wait. Did you take a guess?  The answer is 2. … read on–>

diy paper dolls photo craft

Hey there!! It’s hump day, which means the work week is almost over!  It also means I’ve already been late to one hockey game and 3 soccer games, made several meals, ran around like a chicken with my head cut off only to have my kids miss the bus, AND drank my weight in coffee.  It’s all good though because it’s HUMP DAYYY!!  Also, I updated my iphone, and it makes me laugh a lot, … read on–>

photo transfer on wood

Transferring a photo onto wood has been on my to-do list for years.  I have transferred photos onto pillows before and I loved the result, but I had yet to do wood!  And, I really wanted to learn how to transfer a photo onto wood!I’m really not sure what the hold up was, but I finally got around to doing it on Friday, and it was so simple, I just had to share with you. … read on–>

teen photo display

It’s hump day!!!  All kinds of craziness is happening in the Sell house on this lovely day.  One of my children is eating an apple with no hands, while the others laugh hysterically at him.  You know, I should probably break this up because it’s getting a little rowdy but they’re occupied.  I’m not messing with a good thing- even if a piece of apple just shot across the room and landed on my shoulder … read on–>

diy back to school photo prop and magnetic chalkboard

Heyyyyy!!!!  It’s almost back to school time, and mothers and fathers everywhere will be grabbing their cameras and taking pictures of their wild things like it’s their job.  I may or may not have just told the hubs I can’t wait for the kids to start school this morning.  Don’t judge.   It’s starting to feel like I spend the entire day breaking up fights and feeding kids.  I wouldn’t change it for the world, but I … read on–>

diy photo pillows

Hey, crafty folks!  I’ve been toying with the idea of adding DIY photo projects to this blog, and decided it was time.  I love doing projects and I am completely addicted to pinterest—  aren’t we all??  (if you’re on pinterest come follow me!!) , but i am not a huge fan of anything that takes too long, so this is a great project for busy people!  I love something that gives me instant gratification.  It’s one … read on–>

5 photo valentine’s day card ideas

Valentine’s day is just around the corner, and some of us (myself included) might have dropped the ball again, and are currently scrambling to come up with some cute Valentine’s Day card ideas to make in just a few days.  If you opt for store bought valentine’s day cards that cost $2 for 20, there is no shame there.  I may not be able to get my *you know what* together in the next few … read on–>

15 family slideshow songs

These family slideshow songs always make me tear up when I pair them with our slideshow!

  I cannot believe the end of 2015 is upon us, it’s time for me to start choosing my family slideshow songs.  Every year, it seems like I blink, and the year is over.  It always makes me a little melancholy. A few years ago, I started making a flipagram slideshow of our family’s year. Since then, I find myself searching for the perfect song every year to compliment the slideshow. So, after some research, … read on–>