It seems that as we travel on through this journey of life, the universe shows you things that you need to see. Being an artist, I find myself finding visual clues here and there… years ago it was owls and they led to some amazing stuff. These days I’ve been “seeing” a lot of anchors and many, many rainbows and clouds.
I fell in love with this “head in the clouds” pillow when I first saw it on the cover of the Land of Nod catalog months ago. Its just so SWEET! I knew I had to have one and since my brother and Nicole were expecting, I went ahead and ordered two!
Before Cece was born, Nicole and I decided to take photos of her every month on her birth day. Lots of people are doing baby month by month photo documentation these days and I even picked up a 12 month frame to put the final photos in…
This has become a super fun project that has evolved. Photography is a much loved hobby of mine and I can never take just one photo! Also, I’m always and forever a prop stylist at heart and Cecelia is so great about taking photos and is just so cute! SO, we started doing theme shoots as well! Just like cookies, each month we take into consideration time of year, it there’s a big holiday etc… and have been basing the themes accordingly…
Next we placed her into the shot and started snapping away… Its always ideal to have two people working on shots like this so one person can keep the baby’s interest while the other is shooting and checking shots.
A little bit of photoshop made our piece of paper “larger”, and here we have it!
I can’t wait to see what we come up with next month! Here’s wishing you and especially little Cecelia Rose a rainbow with every cloud you may encounter… and if you don’t see a rainbow, take a moment to look a little closer. That cloud just might be smiling itself! Xo Dani
P.S. Looking for a little more inspiration? Check out how to make your very own rainbow and cookie cloud here!
* We were not paid or compensated in any way by Land of Nod… we just really “heart” their pillows and other stuffed friends!