Christine Sara Photography has a gift for capturing such lovely, romantic maternity photos, as is evident in this beautiful shoot with Megan and Matt. If you love this style, click here to view another romantic maternity session by Christine Sara Photography. These images are dreamy and soulful, and it’s so sweet to see the love between these expecting parents! Topanga, CA provided the gorgeous forest backdrop for the shoot, and you can see much more over in the full gallery.
It’s time to put on your cowboy boots and mosey on over for a fun family hoedown birthday party! Ruthie McDonald of Eutopia Events teamed up with her business partner to create this charming western inspired bash for her son Leo’s first birthday. The theme inspiration came from Ruthie’s mom, a huge western fan, which is evident in her collection of hats they used to set up a cute “Hat Rental” station. So fun!
The decor paired perfectly with the theme, featuring rustic burlap, beautiful sunflowers, hay bale seating, and hand painted wooden signs. The party was full of fun activities, including hay rides, sack races, apple bobbing, and lawn games. They topped off the day with individual s’mores packets for guests to toast up on the fire. More sweet goodness followed them home in some adorable Western themed cookie favors from Crumbs Cookies and Cakes. All of the photos were captured by Michelle Girard Photography, and you can see more over in the full gallery!
When it came time to plan her baby shower, Kelly Catron of Gigi Noelle Events knew right away it would be a pretty, Southern pink event! It was the perfect way to celebrate her baby girl Skylar on the way. As an event planner, Kelly has the opportunity to work many wonderful vendors who often become like family, and she was excited to have their help on her own shower.
The beautiful venue, Litchfield Plantation, fit the vibe so well and provided a gorgeous backdrop for the event. Kelly decorated the space with plenty of pink and glitter, handmade touches, and lovely centerpieces made with the help of Debbie in the Gigi Noelle Events floral department. Guests enjoyed a delicious spread of food from Creative Catering including pasta salad, chicken salad, cheese and fruit displays, quiche, and sliders. No sweet tooth went unsatisfied, with a well stocked dessert bar featuring a pretty three tiered cake from Bradley of Cupcakes by Cravinleys. All of the lovely photos were captured by Mercedes Snow Photography, and you can see much more in the full gallery!
With pilots and mechanics in the family, a cars and planes themed nursery was perfect for baby Max, and his mom Deanne put a lot of love into creating for him. Max’s dad Brent is a mechanic, which provided a great opportunity to convert mechanic shop items into fun nursery decor. A drip pan was converted into a magnet board, while hubcaps made for great wall decoration. More DIY items can be found in the custom bedding and curtains, sewn with love by Max’s grandmother. Deanne also used a cute advice tree that the guests at her baby shower made in the nursery’s palette. Everything came together to result in a space that is truly personal to this sweet family. Dana Laymon Photography captured the beautiful photos, and you can see all of the photos submitted over in the full gallery!