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Something Had to Change

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I’m so grateful for my clients who let me share their very personal stories. In this blog, we’re going to dive into Amy’s story and hear about her breaking point for knowing she had to make a change that affected all aspects of her life. Q. What was your turning point for making the decision to have gastric bypass surgery? A. My mental and physical health were at stake. At my highest weight, I was…

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A Day That Changes Everything

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Transformation. It’s a word associated a lot with a boudoir experience and boudoir photos. But what REALLY is the meaning behind the word transformation. And how does it relate to the outcome of a boudoir shoot? According to Webster’s, the definition of transform is as follows:Transform (verb) a. to change in composition or structure; b. to change the outward form or appearance; c. to change in character or condition. Vocabularly.com goes on to say “A…

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Photos of Yourself That You Love

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How would you answer the following question. HONESTLY! I have photos of myself that I love! On a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the highest, what would your answer be? If you’re like the majority of women in today’s society, I’m willing to bet you would give me the answer of a 2 or 3. You might struggle to love yourself never mind having pictures of yourself that you love! Cue the…

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Life After Divorce

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Maybe you’ve recently gone through a divorce. Perhaps your divorce was years ago but you can’t seem to move on. Well read on to how a boudoir shoot after a divorce, not matter how long ago, can be healing and help set the tone for the next chapter of your life. Divorce should be looked at as a fresh start. It’s a time to reclaim yourself and your freedom. It’s an open door to a…

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Boudoir – The Perfect Wedding Gift

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Are you in the midst of planning a wedding and searching for the perfect gift to give your soon to be husband? Well today is your lucky day because here are some inspirational ideas for booking bridal boudoir shoot. I tell my clients to plan their session at least 6 weeks before they need their images and products. I get it, planning a wedding is stressful and by allowing ourselves enough time for your products…

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Best Boudoir Outfits of 2023

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By nature I’m a reflective person. I love looking back at the year and celebrating the wins. 2023 was a fabulous year in the studio. We impacted almost 50 women and changed the way they see themselves with a boudoir shoot. In a world where women often judge themselves by unrealistic beauty standards, it’s easy to avoid the camera all together. The truth is, the shadows of comparison and self-doubt often cloud our perception of…

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From Average to Gorgeous

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Q. How did you feel about yourself before your shoot with Karen? A. I felt Average, like I’ve lost my looks and I can’t be sexy anymore. Q. How did you feel about yourself after your shoot with Karen? A. Gorgeous. It was so awesome to see myself glammed up and in outfits that made me feel cute and playful and sexy. Q. What was your favorite part of working together and why? A. Karen…

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The Biggest Myths About Boudoir

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One of the biggest lies we hear about boudoir… You have to have a “perfect” body to do it! False! Fact: You don’t need to lose weight. Embracing your body and learning self-love is what we strive for. We won’t try to Photoshop every single thing you hate about yourself. Instead, we work around big ‘no-nos’ with flattering posing and lighting. You don’t need to change a single thing about yourself! This is a wonderful…

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3 Easy-Peasy Boudoir Outfit Ideas

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I get it. Picking outfits for your boudoir shoot can be overwhelming. Well today is your lucky day because I’m going to give you 3 easy-peasy outfit ideas! What’s even better is all you need to do is to look in your own closet. I tell my clients to “shop their closet” before shopping for their shoot. 1. SWEATERS – This is what we most commonly start off shoots with because it is playful and…

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