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how to make a polaroid film photo wall

I started creating a polaroid film wall a little over a year ago.   I have received a number of questions aboutView full post »

photo + reflection 02

Just to be in one another’s presence is enough. The stress of fulfilling our respective roles for the day isView full post »

mornings around here

A typical late spring morning around here. I love waking up early with sunlight there to greet me (yay for longerView full post »

a photo + reflection / 01

the blue hour. the period of twilight each morning and each evening where there is neither full daylight nor completeView full post »

spring, around here

A few signs of spring around here ~ More, soon.View full post »

around here

I am adjusting to being a mother of three.  I am stretched in so many directions – I am still trying to find myView full post »

captured moments, late spring

A few moments I’ve captured lately.  I’m currently loving this Spring weather – sun mixed withView full post »

happy mother’s day

Spending the day with my girls, and sending love to my mother!View full post »

my polaroid wall

This drawer in my workspace is filled with all of my polaroids, taken with various cameras.  Once I scan them, theyView full post »

recently, on the table

Thanks so much for your kind words from my previous post~ I’m still loving this black and white film.View full post »

shadows and morning light

There’s nothing quite like fresh, clean linens and morning light.View full post »

the week’s end

It’s been a long week.  I’m glad it’s behind me. And this weekend looks full as well, but withView full post »

my workspace

I’ve shared a few images from my workspace before, and I was waiting for the room to be “finished”View full post »

fresh flowers

A weekly indulgence for me are fresh flowers around my home.  I have mentioned before how I have learned to decorateView full post »

day 2, polaroid week

One of the corners of my home that soaks in the light. The same corner on kodak ektar 100 film. As usual, I’veView full post »

neopan 400

One of the aspects of film I enjoy the most is the ability to shoot with a different film types and feel like I haveView full post »

scenes from the office

This is where the magic happens. Where prints are scanned. Where negatives are stored. Where blog posts areView full post »


We’ve been easing into summer. More soon….View full post »

shadows and light

The stillness of the dark. The comfort of light. I love when they come together.View full post »

sweet magnolias

The magnolia trees are in bloom. I couldn’t help but grab a couple to bring inside. Their sweet scent +View full post »

a story of their own

As you probably imagine, there is a story that goes along with each of these images. But what I love about film is theView full post »

my days are full

My days have been so full.  Not nearly enough time. End of the school year parties, dinners with friends, impromptuView full post »

sometimes life happens

Sometimes life happens, and I am away from this space far too long. And I start to feel a little like something isView full post »

cameras here and there

If you walk into my home at any given moment, you will find cameras on almost every surface.  On the table, on aView full post »

a little diy project

A little diy project that I completed recently. These shelves warm up the space in my kitchen so nicely.  Getting theView full post »

rarely made

Beds are rarely made in my house.  I love how an unmade bed simply calls me to crawl right back in…..View full post »

sunday brunch

Sunday brunch is becoming a ritual in my home. He likes to cook, I like to photograph – the perfectView full post »

morning coffee

As much as I love drinking tea and coffee, I love the process of brewing just as much.  To me, it’s as equallyView full post »


Anyone else still adjusting to daylight savings time? Monday morning was extremely rough in my home – and yes,View full post »

scenes from the weekend

Sunday night. Reflecting on these scenes from my weekend – wine and dinner with family, my little one eatingView full post »