The Journal

Welcome, and thank you for visiting my daily blog! My name is Stephanie, and I'm a wedding + lifestyle portrait photographer based in Warrenton, VA. Feel free to browse around and check out some of my recent work!

FOLLOW ALONG

Where do I even begin with this post?! I met Devin and Makalea through my sweet photography teacher/friend, Michelle Lieb, and I’m so thankful they had me help them celebrate their special day. :) Their wedding day has been long awaited as they are high school sweethearts and were in love with each other before they…

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This is the last and final post for the series, “DIY Farmhouse Repurposed Table!” I have shown you the big transformation as well as how to repurpose a table, now I’m sharing how you can repurpose dining room chairs! Typically, dining room chairs are wood/upholstery. Of course, though, there are different styles, but I hope…

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  • Kelsey

    Beautiful! What shop did you go to for the table and chairs? We’re in the market for a farm table for our new house and love what you did!

  • Hi, Kelsey!!

    I purchased the set from a local thrift shop called Noah’s Arc in Bealeton, VA! :) It’s small, but I find treasures once in a while! Another favorite shop of mine to find treasures like this is Restore!

    Thank you so much!!!
    Steph

Happy first day of SPRING!!!! It’s a bit chilly outside, but I know the warmer weather is just around the corner. :) Cannot wait for sunshine and time to hopefully spring clean around the house! I know you must be anxiously feeling the same way! Well, this weekend officially kicked off wedding season with Devin…

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After hibernating in my house all day leading up to meeting Curtis and Emily, I was NOT expecting the freezing temps we encountered Friday evening. WHEW! I had to wear my coat during dinner to warm up. ;) Haha! Since we were on top of a hill, the wind was brutal! Fortunately, these two were…

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Some of you might have expected a decorating post, like the chair upholstering tutorial I hinted last week (that’s coming next week!!!), but I have something different for my photographer/creative friends! Every artist should have a system to everything and systems are GOOD. Today, I’m sharing one of my FAVORITE systems that seriously save my booty throughout…

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Oh man, who is a Bachelor fan?! It has been one of those, “guilty pleasures” for me since … Gosh, I guess Ryan and Trista’s season! Although, I wasn’t technically allowed to watch it when their season first came out. ;) Here are my thoughts on Nick’s season finale… I have loved Raven from the…

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