Art

Watercolor Polaroids

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I have a lot of free time again because of COVID-19, so I decided to try a trend I discovered on Pinterest. Many people were using watercolors and creating paintings that look like polaroids. I loved the idea and used some of their images as inspiration. I did not want to just do silhouettes, like […]

Wedding

Wedding Reception

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Our wedding ceremony was at 3:30 pm and expected to take around an hour. In Sioux County, many churches do not want events to stay too late on Saturday, so the janitor does not have to work late before church the next day. We did not want to have dinner too early in the evening, […]

Other

Life Update – March 17, 2020

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I haven’t posted in two months and here’s why: January 20th, I started my first out of college job at a graphic design and printing business. By All Means Graphics and Printing is the job I really needed in my life. I love working there and it is a great experience. The staff and the […]

Wedding

Centerpieces & Decorations

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This is my favorite post to write about for my wedding. I loved my dress and the invitations I designed, but I am really proud of my decorations. One of my friends recently got engaged and asked me what I thought was most important to me for my wedding. Before I got married, I thought […]

Art

Fauna

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Yes, I know I already used this image as a cover photo, but this sums up this blog post perfectly. I decided to make a series of silhouette animals from sixteen 4×4 wood panels. This is one of my favorite paintings I have done. This series was created to be displayed at my Senior Art […]

Art

Drawings

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I realized that I did not have a page displaying my drawings, so I have created one and you can view it here. In this blog post, I will discuss a little bit of my past with drawing. I drew a little when I was younger, but I did not seem to have a good […]

Travel

Yosemite National Park

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Since Aaron is from California, we get the opportunity to visit many of the national parks there. We visited Yosemite National Park a few years ago at the beginning of August. I have never been to Yosemite, so I was excited to go. However, there was a lot of smoke, so the view was not […]

Wedding

Wedding Designs

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I discussed my process for my Bridal Shower, our Save the Dates, Wedding Invitations, and Reply Cards here. You can view them and read a short summary below as well. The bridal shower was for me and two of my cousins. I found the vector for the flowers and leaves, but I used Photoshop to […]

Cooking/Baking

Chocolate Eclair Dessert

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This a family favorite dessert to all different holidays. It is very easy to make and it’s my favorite dessert. I will not post the recipe because I did not create it. However, I have some hints to make it better than what recipes are online. For the pudding in the middle layers, I like […]

Wedding

The Bridal Party

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We both had 4 people in our wedding party with us. We decided to have all of our siblings stand up with us and had friends for the other spots. We did not want too big of a wedding party, so we had other friends do different tasks during the wedding. This blog post is […]