June 26, 2017
INSPIRATION

playroom

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Two of my three favorite people, captured in their natural habitat. This is where my babies are most comfortable and relaxed. At home, in their playroom, wild and free to be themselves. It was as if my camera wasn’t even there.

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I’m always looking for natural settings, real life moments, and authentic smiles. Over time I’ve realized how much our moods are affected by environment. Photos simply look better when people (and furbabies) are genuinely happy, feel safe, and know what to expect. As photographer, I’m invited on their turf and leave as a new friend – well, still just mommy in this case ;) But it leaves kids feeling somewhat in control and excited to show me their favorite toys, backyard, etc.

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June 23, 2017
INSPIRATION

white noise

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Just a little eye candy ;) Happy weekend!! xo

June 21, 2017
BUNGALOW

pretty pink bedroom

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After collecting all of my main level interior shots of this BEAUTIFUL east coast craftsman home, I found myself capturing every little detail in one of the bedrooms upstairs. The princess pink walls could transport anyone to a fairytale land, but it is absolutely perfect for Miss Fiona. The little girl who sleeps here is so full of life, color, and sugar-coated sweetness, it just couldn’t be more fitting. Scroll down for more cotton-candy cloud dreams:

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Live in a unique space that you’d love to document? Let’s chat! This is so my thing. And if you’re just looking for more home design inspiration, check out these breezy bungalows, you’ll fall in love.

June 19, 2017
BEBE WANDERLUST

weekending in boulder, co

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Last month Ryan, Bryn, and I hopped on a flight to Colorado to visit friends who have become family over the years. We spent the weekend in Boulder, an adorable bubble that we even considered moving to for half a second. It is so beautiful and clean, the air feels extra fresh (maybe it’s just the altitude), but the people are super friendly and it just has this relaxed vibe that makes you feel so welcome.

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We ate a lot of great food (which was #1 on my agenda), did a little hiking and talked into the wee hours of the night (well, at least for my standards these days!). I met Caroline in 2006 when I was looking for a roommate on Craigslist. We ended up living together in the cutest apartment a block away from Mission Bay in San Diego, a place that I still miss and sometimes drive by just to reminisce ;)

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Although Caroline and I have lived in different states now for almost 8 (!) years, we’ve managed to stay as close as ever, mainly because Caro is queen of keeping in touch ;) Forget Facebook, she goes out of her way to plan real phone dates for us to catch up, which I totally appreciate because I can easily get caught up in the daily things that simply are NOT as important as chatting with your best girlfrand.

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It 100% warms my heart to see the instant connection between Caroline and Bryn. B had the best time running around with her auntie (aka stealing Caro’s purse), and I’m so happy I was able to squeeze in a few pics of them together.

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Caroline has always been the hostess with the mostest. She and her bf, Ryan, took such great care of us, showing us around town and making us feel super comfortable in their home. I’ll be sharing a few shots of their amazing apartment next week so stay tuned!

June 16, 2017
BEBE

north park walk with dad

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We love our evening strolls through the hood, but I can’t really tell who’s leading the way anymore. Luckily Ryan seems to have his crew under control ;)

Thank you, babe, for taking such good care of us, for always making us laugh, and showing us what patience looks like. You’re the one Bryn calls for in the morning. The one who can transfer sleeping beauty from carseat to crib without a hitch. She can barely breathe whenever you walk through the front door. I’m still convinced you’re her favorite…

And we all know that Obi would literally die without his papa. Happy Father’s Day, babe!! We all love you so, so much.

June 14, 2017
BUNGALOW

coronado beach house

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Whenever someone mentions Coronado, this is pretty much where my mind goes. It says beach house in every way and I couldn’t have been happier to spend the afternoon here with my camera and friend, Rebecca Sather. Rebecca of Habitat Home Design is the talented designer behind this project, pulling together perfectly light and airy summer styles for her client. With a goal to create a relaxing, nautical-inspired space, I think it’s safe to say she 100% nailed it! Tour this beautiful + breezy home below:

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I love how all the materials play off one another so well. Raw and beachy textures contrasted with shiny white porcelain; wicker chairs in the bedroom and Spanish tiles in the kitchen. This gorgeous home is totally inspiring me to add a little vacay-feel to my own space!!