Boudoir with Bria

Guess what!? Bria is going to be a Portlander! Ah! I am so excited for her to make roots here that I couldn't help but share a few boudoir photographs she took of me when she and Andrew came to visit. Portland ladies, get your lingerie ready because you will want to set up a shoot with her! You can see more loveliness on her beautiful blog...

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Colette Patterns

We recently had the pleasure of photographing Sarai of Colette Pattern's latest beauty: 'The Laurel.' With the launch of 'The Laurel' comes a new sewing contest! If you are a seamstress (or aspiring seamstress) you should consider entering. There are some absolutely incredible prizes. Check out more behind the scenes photographs and a lovely video, made my Sarai herself! Today, we couldn't resist sharing a few more photographs...

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Spring is Here

I know it's late, but I couldn't let the first day of spring pass without mention. The mister and I came across these lovely flowers at our visit to 'The Meadow' this afternoon. More on that soon...

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Xtabay Vintage Bridal Salon

When I was in the 7th grade, we had a project in art class where we had to draw a portrait based on a photograph of an old hollywood starlet. This is when my infatuation with vintage gowns began. A few years ago I was trying to hunt down the best places to find vintage dresses in Portland and that's when I came across Xtabay....

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Clive Coffee

We had passed by Clive Coffee numerous times and finally decided to walk in the door for a cup of coffee. We stepped in to this fascinating place and found out that they are in fact suppliers, sellers, and educators of home coffee makers and espresso machines. We couldn't help but be struck by all the beauty that surrounded us. We were greeted by Chris Ryan, an incredibly helpful, well...

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Dark Chocolate, Chevre Brownies for Sarah and Eric

Sarah and Eric, our long time internet friends, were visiting Portland so we thought it would be nice to surprise them with a little treat and, lets face it, we are always looking for an excuse to bake something. Do you ever watch Throwdown? Well, the brownie battle with Vermont Brownie Company made us curious to try our hand at making our own chevre brownies (with a gluten...

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Meeting Bria and Andrew

One of Jade's 26 things to accomplish before she turns 27  is to 'Meet more internet friends in real life.' Bria and her fiance Andrew came to visit Portland a week or so ago. On Saturday we met up with them for a bit of breakfast at Woodsman Tavern. There is nothing  more strange and exciting than having an actual conversation with people you've known but have...

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