Month: February 2017

Yes to great adventures, leather jackets and road trip

Yes to great adventures, leather jackets & road trip

Great adventures were exactly what I thought six weeks ago…I was racking my brain to come up with meaningful new resolutions and started thinking about the things that made me really happy in 2016, which was quite a tough year. One thing that stood out, was our family trip to Grândola in Portugal last February when I picked up my camera again and never put it back ever since. Since Mila was off to 10 days in Morocco surfing with her club and she didn’t want us around, I suggested Steve we go back to Portugal. He liked the idea but wanted to take his bike down there so he suggested to drive down with the trailer. I couldn’t be asked to drive with the trailer in toe so I suggested to ride his bike. Family decision making = 5 minutes…we were off to Portugal. It’s always quite sunny in that little head of mine so I didn’t really think that it would be February and not quite the Summer temperatures I’m used to when I ride behind him but nevermind …

Teens photography

Teens photography

Today’s weather was amazing for February…18 degrees! We had all the windows opened in the house, had lunch outside on the deck and then I grabbed my camera and took the girls for a photoshoot at the skatepark. Here is a sneak peek of what we got up to until I get the time to edit all of them.

Free Valentine's Day printables to download

Free Valentine’s Day cards to download

Steve and I have been together for two decades so dinner at the restaurant with half of the country is really not my idea of a romantic meal. I much prefer when we surprise each other with little attentions any other day of the year to show that we love and care about each other. Last year, I put a mixtape together. This year, I have re-styled our dining room with a large blank canvas where I added the word LOVE and created some romantic cards that you can download and use as Valentine’s card. If you place them on each plate like I did, you will need to select to print as A5. >> Download your “You are my everything” template here >> Download your “If I could have anyone, it would still be you” template here >>Download your “I knew from the first time that it was only you” template here To create the perfect romantic atmosphere as the day goes by, I’m using the bulbs from Philips SceneSwitch I got last December, which enables me to switch from bright light to …

LOVE ETC How to attend the best French wedding show in Paris

LOVE / ETC

I’m in Paris this week to portrait shoot two beautiful women (see Iris here) and go to LOVE/ETC, a wedding show which I find very inspiring. I’m not in the market for a wedding neither do I want to shoot weddings but from a styling and concept point of view, I think LOVE/ETC offers a huge source of inspiration and creativity. Launched by Nessa Buonomo, Editor of the amazing and well-curated wedding blog: La Marié aux Pieds Nus, LOVE/ETC gathers together wonderful Stylists, Wedding dress Designers, DJ and Independent Photographers like Chloé, Yoris who I love. So if you are planning your wedding soon, it’s the perfect place to find the most creative people from wedding dress Designers, make-up Artists, wedding Photographers, DJs, video makers, etc. Ive added a few photos below but will share more in my Instagram stories tomorrow LOVE/ETC is on 04th February, Espace Commines, 17 rue Commines, Paris 75003 //Photography by Yann Audic SOME GORGEOUS WHITE OUTFITS I LOVE [show_shopthepost_widget id=”2389291″]