May your holidays be filled with love, magic and the joy of simple pleasures!
Sending warmest wishes to each of you.
See you next week!
Hello everyone! I’ve brought you treats to help you have a festive week ahead.
1. It’s that time – here are my annual holiday tags created just for your gift wrapping activities. This year I took a few of my silvery textured papers made in past years and combined them with new mandalas that I created from my floral portraits (which was so much fun). I felt in the mood for something simple and refreshing and I hope you like them. You can download here! (As always, please no commercial usage.) Here’s what they look like:
2. My latest newsletter is out with an exclusive coupon code for a holiday discount in my shops and my special tips for getting gorgeous, magical and memorable photographs of beautiful holiday lights. If you haven’t received the newsletter yet, you can sign up here.
3. And I’ve posted some brand new Paris images over at David’s and my blog, Paris By Two. Stop by for a leisurely wander along the Seine!
Cheery wishes to each of you for a joyful week ahead!
Dark days, short days, days of bundling up against the shiver of winds insistent on creeping down our necks and curling up our sleeves. Time to tuck the last of the bulbs into the ground, light the fire and welcome the festive season – the season of joy, of sparkling lights, of reflecting on the year almost past and, most of all, the season for expressing the love and gratitude in our hearts for those who have touched us with theirs.
In recent years, I’ve made peace with winter. With its inevitability, its inconveniences and discomforts, its melancholy moods and especially with the reasons we must have winter, and endings, at all. So I’ll embrace the respite and the chance for renewal and rebirth. As we embark along winter’s path this year, having you share the journey makes it memorable, indeed. Thank you for being here.
p. s. These images were taken in January in the Stevens Pass in Washington State. The first one we decided to use as our Christmas card this year. All are available here.
p. p. s. The holiday download will be posted soon! Very much looking forward to visiting you and seeing your holiday preparations.