I offer a custom service at every step of the way to provide a stress free experience for you, from styling & planning, to your final artwork design and framing install. All collections are designed to offer you a finished product along with your digital files. There's nothing better than a family heirloom that is destined to be in the hands of your great-great grandchildren one day.
I have curated a beautiful selection of clothing for the whole family to borrow from! Bump friendly and postpartum friendly dresses are carefully chosen from my favorite boutiques and stores like Anthropologie, Free People, and Spell & Gypsy. I have sizes ranging from 0 through size 24. I also offer a small selection of shirts for dads, clothing for children size 2T-10, and outfits perfect for babies during their milestone sessions, size 6 months - 18 months.
I custom design all heirloom albums as well as framed gallery walls. These designs include stylish framing options that will coordinate perfectly with your home decor in mind. My gallery wall program shows you designs on your walls to help determine the best size and layout, so you do not have to worry about what size print is right for YOUR walls. I will do all the work for you so you can sit back and enjoy your portraits!
I work with the best professional hair & makeup artists in St. Louis to pamper my clients before their session. We can plan for your hair and makeup to be done in-studio or in your home. Hair and Makeup is complementary with Signature Sessions and all First Year Collective Sessions.
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From Planning to Printed Heirlooms
Upon booking, we will schedule a wardrobe consultation. Our consultation will help plan out your session, go over wardrobe selections and take a peek at the client wardrobe closet options that are available for the whole family. Lastly, we will create a plan for your session that captures your vision!
After submitting a contact form through my website, you will be able to schedule a phone consult. Consultations are VITAL to a successful session. We will talk about your vision for your session (it’s ok if you don’t have one!) and any concerns or questions that you have. Not only do we get the chance to plan a session that is tailored to YOU, but we also get the chance to know each other before you commit to a session.
On the day of your session, all you have to do is show up and we will take care of the rest! My hair & makeup team will be there to pamper you and get you photo ready. During your session I will give direction and guidance throughout your session with simple yet flattering posing. My goal is to position you in the best light and create the opportunity for natural connections to happen between you and your family. This will ensure genuine smiles!
I will invite you back into the studio to go over your images together and create beautiful custom artwork for your home and heirlooms for your children. I will be here to guide you through the process of choosing how you'd like to display your images. You won't be stuck with only digital images that never made it off of your computer.
I will complete the process by installing all of your artwork for you!! Leaving you with more time to enjoy your family during this special time.
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