Some photos I styled from a photo shoot a few months ago for Southern Season. What a joy it is to work on these projects. Photo Styling by me, Michelle Smith, Photography by Lissa Gotwals . . .
One of the things I love about Gather, and a part of what attracted me to the space in the first place, is the enclosed patio in the back. When I first saw the space though, the garden was totally covered over in weeds. My friends and family spent many weekends helping me clear it out and planting . . .
This past Tuesday I had the pleasure of doing some more prop & food styling for my client Southern Season. I thought it would be fun to show some behind the scenes iphone pics from the last shoot. You can see some of the final images here. For this shoot that I worked on last year, I . . .
I love keeping fresh flowers in the house. It's easy to create a beautiful flower arrangement from whatever you have growing in your backyard or even from the seemingly lackluster selection from the grocery store. I snagged these above (plus many more that aren't shown in these pictures) for about . . .
I'm still reeling from the partnership we have with West Elm in which they are donating furniture to Kindred. They are also opening up a brand new West Elm store in Durham at Southpoint and I was asked to create the window display for the opening. What a great opportunity! Since I already . . .
Aren't these the cutest vases? My friend Diana made them for a neon themed party she hosted a few weekends ago. She wrapped the color blocked vases in different shades of fluorescent twine. The rest of the party decor included neon cupcakes with tiny flags adorning them and color coordinated . . .
A few beautiful ways to bring the outside in. ** Image Credits: 1. Cecelia Fox, 2. Daily Tonic 3. Deco & Style . . .
What a cool table runner - I love the striking black and white against the pale pink. The black chairs really make the runner pop. ** Image credit: 100 Layer Cake . . .
This rustic birch branch wedding table card holder is clever and I can see it being used to hold mail at home as well. ** Image Credit: Martha Stewart Weddings . . .
These images incorporate a variety of natural textures and colors and are laid out in a way that is visually pleasing. ** Image credit: Nordal via Decor8 . . .
The sheer envelopes make the cookies seem extra special. I like the material of the envelopes too. ** Image Credit: Amy Atlas . . .
This tin jar (or maybe it is crockery) is beautiful on it's own, but paired with these flowers it's makes for a stunning centerpiece. ** Image Credits: Twig and Thistle . . .