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Fun Family Photo Shoot Turns Magazine Feature!

Toby proudly holding up his spread

Last month I took my boys out of school a little bit early to take a trip to downtown Minneapolis for a magazine photo shoot! I’m so honored to have my business featured in this month’s issue of Lake Minnetonka Magazine! They wrote a really nice article and put together such a fun and beautiful layout!

Here are a few pics I took at the photo shoot back in November. I painted both boys in the studio before their shoot, and then painted some jewelry on myself while they were taking pics of the boys…

Sam getting painted

Toby getting his photo taken

Sam’s turn for photos

Selfie after we got home

Here’s a peek at the article…

Such a fun layout…I had a blast taking my boys on an adventure downtown and they suddenly weren’t too sick of being painted when the promise of being in a widely distributed local magazine was a part of the deal, haha! Now if only I could convince them that mom’s magazine was just as cool…

Thanks so much, Lake Minnetonka Magazine!! 😀

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2018 Ugly Christmas Sweater

I had the joy of painting my awesome 10 year old again this year with another ugly Christmas sweater for my business Christmas cards! He’s such a good sport! This sweater was SO realistic that it really itched him, haha! I think it had something to do with our dry Minnesota winter air as it doesn’t usually itch him, but he did an amazing job sitting still for an hour for this one!

Things get a little crazy around our house this time of year, prepping for Christmas, this guy’s birthday which is the day after, and all the holiday parties I paint at! However, this year is even more nutty as we just got an 8 week old great dane puppy right around Thanksgiving! So, please bear with me as I plan my work day around naps and potty breaks, haha! I hope to get some more painting in here once we get past the holidays, AND more blog posting! So stay tuned for a recap of the Jamvention and more step by steps to come! Until then, have a wonderful holiday!