Thank you for all your kind comments about my home. My very talented friend, Lisa Ismert, is responsible ( I can’t take full credit) … I photograph her family, she makes my home happy … and me happy in the process. She is truly one of the most talented people I’ve ever met. I can’t wait to introduce her here on the blog where she’ll be contributing and letting you all in on her little design secrets. I’ll leave most of my gushing comments for her official introduction, however, I will say that what makes Lisa’s talent so special is that my home is not a reflection of her or her home. She helped me figure out my style and Mike’s style and how to bring it all together! If left up to me, stepping foot into my house could have been like a trip to the carnival! I am now super confident (ok, maybe not “super”) in this area and the principles she’s taught me have really encouraged so many other self motivated projects around the house.
We have been working together for quite some time and never really could nail down the perfect time to let the cat out of the bag. Now seems pretty appropriate. Stay tuned for more top secret projects 🙂 we have up our sleeve.
Anyway, it sure is a perk to have a talented friend. If you are interested in having her help you, you are in for a treat, as I’ve been encouraging her to do this for a few years!
Shoot her an email at firstname.lastname@example.org … even if its just a style board, or help with one room or personal online shopping, she’s your woman. She lives in Colorado. ( I have an amazing design firm recommendation if you are in DFW and want full hands on custom service … blog to come!)
Answers to your burning questions below 🙂 and I swear, not everything in my house is from Pottery Barn or Anthro. So funny that most of what people asked about were these things. Lisa helped me incorporate splurges with plenty of cheap finds and spray painted stuff I’ve had for years!
Thank you again for all your kind comments about my family and home and your excitement for my amazing Tara images. Go for it if you’ve been holding out … seriously, no regrets, she’s every ounce of amazing as you imagine!
Image ONE –
Throw – Lisa picked up from Etsy … Link to come!
FRAMES – ORGANIC BLOOM (My clients love these!)
FELT RUG – total splurge … I’ve wanted it for three years 🙂 Baby Ellie made me do it 🙂
TREE PILLOW – you can’t really see all of this, but its adorable.
You can see Tara’s blog of our family images HERE.