Margie & Steve: Bent Paddle Taproom Anniversary Session

The Bent Paddle taproom is kind of a big deal for Margie & Steve. It’s been a go-to gathering point for their circle of Duluth pals, a place to plan & dream their latest local activism project, and above all, it served as the backdrop for their own wedding reception! When Margie & Steve heard […]


Ariana & Kyle: Gorgeous Greysolon Ballroom Wedding in Duluth, MN

The Couple: Ari & Kyle The Date: September 29, 2017 The Venue: Greysolon Ballroom in Duluth, MN My favorite moments: A surprise box of “Letters to the Bride,” coupled with happy tears. A band of mischievous groomsmen. A golden hour adventure down by the rocks of Lake Superior. And can we talk about THAT BOUQUET? (Bella […]


Boudoir Suite Brunch Recap!

Last Saturday I hosted the Boudoir Suite Brunch, a free, ladies-only day out! We ate copious amounts of fried dough & sipped mimosas in my sunny little boudoir studio in downtown Duluth. This was a great chance for interested ladies to connect with women who’ve already had the boudoir experience. More than that, it was […]


Kayla & Ryan: Northern Minnesota Engagement Session

One of my favorite not-so-secret session spots: Boulder Lake. Located just north of Duluth, close to home, and reminiscent of the B-dub (for those unfamiliar, that’s Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness). This little slice of woodsy heaven is rich with mosquitoes in spring, paddlers in summer, and golden birch groves in fall. It’s my fave. […]


Mini Mentoring Sessions in The Little Black Barn

For years, I craved a dedicated space where I could dream, create, and share with others. After hours spent with my nose pressed against car windows in Iceland and in my husband’s native England, the concept for The Little Black Barn was born! Tucked in the woods on our property just north of Duluth, The […]


Meet my Boudoir Hair & Makeup Team!

Left image: Me (Bailey!), McKenzie, Jamie. Right image: McKenzie & Jamie all set for a new client to arrive in the studio! They’re always warm & welcoming. They break the ice, make my clients belly-laugh, and refill mimosas when required. Above all, they make my clients feel absolutely gorgeous inside + out! McKenzie & Jamie […]