Kitten crown

While I had these kittens in my care, I made them several crowns. They’re so fun to make! Most of them were made with lace, or trim, or ribbon. Or whatever shiny/cute thing that seemed like fun. This one is a combination of lace, ribbon, and twine. A little eye...

Sleepy kitten

I think it’s fair to say that this year has not gone as I had hoped or planned. But, this is what I’m doing now and it...

Photographic Creativity

I’m going to confess something here: I did not set out to be a photographer. I studied painting for years and years. I dabbled in sculpture, pottery, illustration, and all the usual suspects. But never a photography class. I know, it’s strange. The thing...

Changes for 2020

I’m thrilled to announce some of the changes coming for Umbrella Studios here in the new year! I will be drastically reducing the number of wedding clients I take on per year. Trust me, this is a good thing! Instead of trying to manage 40 weddings in a year, I...

Free Fall Minis!

It’s that time of year again and I seems like a lot of us have simply forgot to plan fall family pictures. I know I sure did! I think it’s the weather. It certainly doesn’t feel like fall out there when we still have temps in the 90s! We’ve...