The amazing Fairholme Manor was the location for my first round of Spring Mini Sessions. They booked up quick, and the day was so much fun! Children from birth to 5 years old arrived with their families, and they all stole a little piece of my heart. Some pictures have to remain hidden (they are going to be gifts for Mother’s Day; what an awesome gift for those grandmas!!), but here are the ones I can share!
The one year old cake smash is becoming a “must” milestone for babies of this generation. Trash the cake sessions are a TON of fun, and the perfect opportunity to get cute photos for birthday invites, and thank you cards! I have been so lucky to have done four already this year, and I can’t wait for more cake!! The toddlers below, would agree!
One of my best friends, Megan, is expecting her first child, and I am so excited for her and her husband Brendon. This baby, who will be named Isaac, is going to be so lovedI have been planning this shower almost as long as these two have been married. I’ve know that it was going to be something “super” lol. Brendon and Megan are comic book fans, actually, Isaac’s nursery is super hero themed. I had so much fun with the Wondermom and Superbaby theme. I wanted it to be “comic bookey” but also soft and feminine like the mama to be.
My inspiration for the table scape and food came from Superman’s life. The left side is meant to represent Krypton, the middle is his time on the farm with his adoptive parents, and the right represents his life in Metropolis. I used Daffodils which represent “new beginnings” and their vibrant yellow colour fit so well with the colour palette.
My nieces helped me a ton with all the crafts (comic masons, paper flags, bunting, circle swags, etc…). We spent a few afternoons painting, glue gunning, cutting, taping, measuring, collaging and ribbon tying. I could not have got this all done without Emma and Madison.
The mom -to-be was very spoiled with love, and had an excellent time. The guests enjoyed the food, decor, games, and company. Super Shower mission accomplished!MENU:
Krypton- ombre green veggie plate, super spinach dip, kryptonite pretzel sticks, super slaw.
Smallville- raspberry pie pops, rainbow fruit skewers, “make your own hero” sandwiches.
Metropolis- raspberry cake bombs, up up and away push up pops, Jimmy Olsen pasta salad, macaroons, cupcakes.
Various flavours of Crofter’s Superfit Jam
Cake Bombs: Serena’s Sweets
Cupcakes: Ooh La La Cupcakes
Macarons: Bon Macaron Patisserie
Cookies: Marcia Sedola (contact information available upon request)
Paper Straws: Green Munch
Washi Tape: Shop Sweet Lulu
Glass Bottles: Starbucks Frappuccino bottles emptied.
Invitation and Printables: Jessica Bender Photography and Design
Digital Paper Design: Jazzy Patterns
Superhero Clipart: Blackleaf Studios
Photography: Jessica Bender Photography and Design
Party Styling: Jessica Bender Photography and Design
Some of my little Valentines this yearGive the ones you love a squeeze!
During the holiday season, I had tons of fun hosting two days of family mini sessions. One day was an outdoor location, the other was held at Ma-luxe Studios (I LOVED working in that space!). Here are a few of my favourite shots.