finlee lucia turns one

I was going to wait to the new year to launch this new part of my site but for us : monday marks a big milestone for us our baby girl is turning the big o.n.e. & I, of course, couldn't resist the opportunity to do a photoshoot ;)

In the new year, this blog will be a platform to share my client photo sessions, host my design q & a , and have the odd lifestyle post when I am feeling inspired ;)

Hope you love following along -

Thanks to nana sue's sewing expertise - my inspiration for finn's bday gift came to life - I wanted to give her a space she could "grow in" and she's kind of like us in that she loves to just chill & read when its our down time at home & we have already spent a few evenings all cuddled in here for hours with snacks + books.

Additional gifts from auntie dana [ the tea party in the woods - it's become her new favorite ] , the most darling handmade tea cup [ auntie lisa ] and the outfit [ archer & antlers - big fan ] + crown  [ couldn't resist ] [plaid & paisley littles ] from mommy & daddy. 

Trying out the party straws for the real deal on monday - stay tuned.

p.s. the tipi was prettttty easy to construct - unless you literally can't sew, like me - but cost about $40 worth of materials from the hardware store including 6 x 1" dowels, 1 paint drop cloth & sisal rope [ purchased on Amazon.ca ] ++ holds about 2 full sized adults & at least one child [ quite ] comfortably

but if you can sew...level : beginner - if you're interested, email me for the pattern we used.