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More fall wedding goodness coming your way today! Lakyn and James are one of the kindest couples, and I’m so excited to share more about their love story and wedding day with you. These two met through their Illinois College connections but not while they were attending Illinois College… It wasn’t until post-graduation that they […]


Female creatives… This little blog post is especially for you! Can you totally relate when it comes to feeling like – well, I’m my own boss, so I SHOULD BE working whenever I possibly can? Ummm, YES, I’m guilty. But you know what? We have to reframe our thinking, and here’s why… Friend, it is […]


Creatives… It’s Your Job to Be Your Best Boss

Photographers and creatives alike – we all love Insta and wanna share more of our businesses, lives, process, and the in between… But sometimes (yep, even myself!) we can feel like we’re “running out of things to post” as creatives whether your craft is wedding photography, calligraphy, graphic design, education, web design, or whatever else […]


Five Instagram Post Ideas for Photographers and Creatives

Eeeek… I LOVE wedding styles + themes! There are so many ideas, trends, and unique touches that each and every wedding offers. But, how do you go about defining your wedding style?   Ask yourself… How would you describe your style? What colors/textures are you drawn to? Are you focusing on a theme? What do you […]


Defining Your Wedding Style | Wedding Wednesday

Kyle and I formed our friendship with Brandy and Brandon when we were living in Jacksonville and attending Illinois College… And we are so thankful for these sweet souls! These two made Florida their home after graduation and love visitors! So, when I was in Florida at the start of February for a quick weekend, […]


Indian Rocks Beach Couples Session in Indian Rocks Beach, Florida | Brandy + Brandon

Within the last few years, I have had the honor to go alongside my best friends, sister-in-law, and other family members as they shopped for wedding dresses! Goodness, these days make me gush with happiness to be there to support my friends and to experience weddings from another perspective. You probably already guessed it, but […]


My Advice for Wedding Dress Shopping | Wedding Wednesday

I’ll admit it, over the past year or two “self care” has maybe become a popular buzzword in the creative world. And while that may make it seem like it’s some fad that will come and go, I truly don’t believe that’s the case here. In my experience, self care is vital to the success […]


How to Refocus on Self Care as an Entrepreneur

Maybe you’re like me… A multi-passionate female creative with so many ideas swirling around in her head. Walking out the door each day and into the world where you’re inspired and dreaming up new ideas – most times it’s hard to turn your brain off! You love to plan and make goals! On the other […]


Setting Intentional Goals in Your Life and Business

I always love the start of the new year. I’m a planner, so I love sitting down and writing down my personal and business goals for the year and sharing them with my hubby. I’m one of those people that feels encouraged by the start of the new year and what’s ahead. And yes, sometimes […]


January 2019 Recap | My Life Mondays

In today’s digital age, we all have to admit that technology plays a huge role in keeping all of us connected and “plugged in”. Day after day, I see technology impacting my business, helping me reach more of my people, and ultimately, allowing me to build relationships and serve my people. With this, I have […]


FaceTime Your Wedding Photographer | Wedding Wednesday

Last November (wow, already TWO months ago!), my best photog friend, Kate, and I packed our bags, headed to the airport to catch our flight to North Carolina, and started a little adventure together as we prepared to open our hearts to all of the goodness that Creative @ Heart has to offer… It was […]


A Look Back at Creative @ Heart Round 8