Welcome to my in-home studio. I dream about having this gigantic brick-walled studio full of big windows. For now, I've transitioned a small room in my home into a studio. We all have to start somewhere, but I've worked extremely hard to make this small space cozy and inviting. The studio is perfect for Newborn Lifestyle and Intimate Maternity sessions. On special occasions I'll switch up the decor to suit themed indoor sessions (such as Christmas minis).
You enter my home through the side door where you'll walk into my office. There's a bench for you to get comfy to take off your shoes, my art is displayed on the wall so you can view and touch different products I offer. There's a chair with some comfy pillows in the corner in case hubby and your little(s) need a break from the studio. There's also a washroom you're welcome to use that I stock with pads for postpartum mamas. Now let's talk about the studio. There's sliding doors with tall glass windows to let that natural light in that's beautifully diffused through white sheer curtains. On one side of the room, you'll see my client closet filled with dresses for you and you to play dress up in, a small (but growing) line of kids clothes, fedora hats, newborn swaddles, head crowns, blankets and newborn props. A large, gold mirror hangs on the wall beside it so you can see what you look like in the wardrobes we style together. Across from the mirror is a low bed covered in creams, crochets, lace, and other beautiful textures. Ivory and cream pillows rest at the end. Textiles and details are important, so there are also wall hangings and dried floral arrangements that often get changed around, as well as faux fur mats and a wagon wheel light fixture. The feature wall is a blended shade of cream, tan and gold I hand painted. Don't worry, you can't see my kitchen in the photos - there's a tall white curtain to separate the space and make it feel more private.
I wanted this studio to represent who I am as an artist. I wanted to take what you see in my portfolio and spread it all over this room. My editing style for in-studio work is on the dark & moody side filled with warmth and muted tones. Clothing colours that look best in this space are creams, Earthy tones, warm neutrals, stone, mauve, rust, and browns. If you're shopping for your own outfits, don't worry, I still gotchu. When you book with me, I send you a full PDF Styling guide filled with colour pallets, tips & tricks, session checklist, do's and don'ts, reasons behind WHY things work, reminders, and a list of my favourite clothing/accessory shops.