Monthly Archives: May 2011

{Spun Candy’s Mad Hatter’s = Swoon!}

I’ve been friend for Melissa on-line for a while and was so excited when she recently expanded her talents from a thriving photography business to the brilliant creation of her  ‘Spun Candy‘ shop.  In such a short time she has listed  and sold an impressive array of children’s accessories, scarves and Mad Hatter’s.  They’re irresistible I have to warn you!  So when she contacted me about photographing one of her Mad Hatter’s – the ‘Fancy Nancy’ I was giddy and my mind started working excited for the shoot!!  Below is a sample of  images from the Mad Hatter – Fancy Nancy shoot.  Check out her Facebook page for the newest listings (some before they’re posted in her shop), news, promotions and special offers.

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Karina VazquezApril 28, 2013 - 9:54 pm

Great Work!! I love your photos, are very beautiful! Congratulations : )

TanyaMay 16, 2011 - 3:50 am

Girl you are amazing!! gorgeous, gorgeous images! Brielle is just beautiful! x

Starlit Nest Photography PropsMay 5, 2011 - 11:53 pm

Such gorgeous work! And what a pretty model, too!

cori hendersonMay 5, 2011 - 1:37 pm

Oh my gosh! These are gorgeous. Your daughter is so beautiful and I love the hat.

Laura BunkerMay 5, 2011 - 2:44 am

Love the fun whimsical feel about these pictures. . . . and of course the hat (love).

TaviaMay 3, 2011 - 8:08 pm

These are incredibly GORGEOUS!! You are amazin!!

Yvonne NiemannMay 3, 2011 - 5:43 pm

Gorgeous! Love your processing on these.

NatalieMay 3, 2011 - 4:52 pm

Seriously!!! These are unbelievable Kara! I’m in love with your photos and that hat is to DIE for!

unknownMay 3, 2011 - 4:49 pm

What a talented designer plus photographer. Hope you have more of these wonderful pictures

mugsieMay 3, 2011 - 2:49 pm

wow, wow and wow

DanielleMay 3, 2011 - 12:38 pm

Beautiful!

{Game with the Major Leagues}

This was a busy weekend.  So much to do but thankfully all fun and work (yes work – but work is fun for me).  On Saturday morning the kids rose early – just as the sun was popping up.  They were so excited to leave for ‘Little League Day’ at the big Stadium with the Diamondbacks.  Brielle just gets excited whenever Tyler’s excited so she was giddy for the day to begin too.  Ty & Brielle spent the morning making signs to hold at the game – it was a good way to pass the time since they were beyond excited!

When we got the stadium you could feel the excitement in the air.  Kids everywhere wore their teams uniforms excited to walk the field and high five kids and adults in the crowd and to greet some of the mascots and players.  While we were waiting to see Tyler enter the field with some of his teammates Brielle and I stood close near a crowd trying to catch fly-balls (home-runs) from the players during their batting practice.  The fans were electric with energy and anxious to catch the next fly ball that came near.  Brielle and I just stood watching, waiting and enjoying all the action around us.  A ball was headed several feet away not quite making it to the crowd – the fans were going crazy trying to reach and scramble for the ball that was really out of reach for all of them.  But one of the Chicago Cubs players ran for the ball waved it up to the roaring crowd and sweetly handed the ball to Brielle.  Brielle just looked at me not knowing what to do so I said ‘Oh Brielle, he’s giving you the ball.’  We thanked him as he walked away.  Brielle was sooooo excited she kissed the ball.  I’ll never forget it.  We tucked it in my bag.  More balls were headed our way.  And one of the fans caught a ball with a loud smack – perfect placement in his glove.  A moment later, I get a tap on my shoulder asking me and Brielle if we want the ball.  The gentlemen who caught it wanted to give it to us.  How sweet is that?!  I didn’t want to be greedy since the fans were going crazy trying to get balls, so I declined saying, we had one and that he should keep it since he caught it.   Of course I could’ve given it to Tyler but I knew Brielle would offer hers to her brother since she knew he wanted one. So fun!

Above is a picture of the ball given to Brielle, Tyler giving the fans high fives and  Ty with his team mates walking away.  What a great day at the ballgame!!

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BeckyMay 4, 2011 - 4:51 pm

Kara,

How beautiful your site is. I love the pictures of the boys at the game. I had no idea you took these!!!

Corey SewellMay 3, 2011 - 12:14 pm

How cool! Love how you documented the day!

Terry McKaigMay 1, 2011 - 6:54 pm

What an exciting day for the kiddos! I miss those! : )

Heather BMay 1, 2011 - 6:52 pm

How cool! A player handed your little girl the ball??!! She must’ve been thrilled. And your little boy looks like a cute little baseball player excited to be there. Great grouping of pictures!