Monday, March 31, 2014

:: Joanna ::

A few months ago, I had the pleasure of taking pictures of the lovely Joanna. She's a super fun girl and I LOVED taking these photos of her!!! Here are a few of my favorites...


Wednesday, February 12, 2014

:: Glitter Light Switch Plate ::

Last week I decided to glam up my light switch plate a bit...

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To start off, you will need:
   - gold acrylic paint
   - a small paintbrush
   - some type of gold glitter (I used gold glitter glue I had found at a thrift store a few weeks ago)


First, brush a coat of gold paint onto the light switch plate. Let it completely dry, then go over it again if needed. It took me about three coats.


Then, start covering the light switch plate with glitter!!! Since this glue was pretty thin, it took a few coats to get the amount of glitter I wanted. After the glitter is dry, put the plate back on the wall and enjoy the sparkle!!!


A variation to the paint + glitter glue method: just use Mod Podge and loose glitter!!! It's a bit messier, but there are less steps and it wouldn't take as long. I used the paint and glitter glue because it was what I had laying around...

Have a lovely day!

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

:: Snow Day // Video ::

Here's a short video of our magical snow day...

Snow Day from Emily Bontrager on Vimeo.
Music: Selah by Jenny & Tyler

Friday, January 31, 2014

:: Snow Day!!!!!! ::

I know my last post was about summer, but on Tuesday afternoon, it snowed here in South Carolina!!!!!!!!!! It was incredibly beautiful...

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It snowed wonderfully for most of the evening. The next morning, it dawned bright and clear, with plenty of fresh snow to play in!!!

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As you can see, people from SC put on every available piece of warm clothing they own when there's snow! : ) Also, instead of snow boots, we wear rain boots!!!


Sledding was the favorite pastime of the day...


Jeffrey and Heidi tried to build a snowman, but the poor thing ended up looking like something out of a horror movie... : ) : )


I'll  be putting up a video in the next couple days of the snow, too...Have a lovely day!!!