Thursday, September 30, 2010
Wednesday, September 22, 2010
Friday, September 17, 2010
Monday, September 13, 2010
kyle had to leave to go back to school this past weekend. each time he leaves it is as terrible as you can imagine, but i just have to keep reminding myself that it will all be worth it in the end. so here is a list for you about kjd himself.
10 things i love/find endearing about kyle:
1. he never misses the previews at the movies.
2. he is constantly looking for the new, best hair product.
3. he sings random songs for no reason.
4. he makes me handmade cards.
5. he has patience with me.
6. he writes the best love letters.
7. he makes me laugh. a lot.
8. he understands me even when i don't understand myself.
9. he shows me that he loves me.
10. he is himself. always and unapologetically.
to end this love fest that some of you probably hate, i will leave you with some photos from our most recent photo shoot at the lake. this is the man i miss.
Monday, September 6, 2010
the tent was decorated with white christmas lights and a photo wire i made from photos i printed out and rounded the corners, then attached hoops of hemp cord or ribbon to them to string them along a longer piece of hemp cord, then held them in place with wooden clothes pins. the tables were covered with my mother's tablecloths and the chairs were just our own dining room and kitchen chairs from our house. i used mason jars and some random vases i had with tea candles as the centerpieces for the tables, and that also added some extra lighting at the tables.
the photo backdrop i made was just a bedsheet and with the help of my dad, we hung it on the side of the house using duct tape. i made the mustache sticks myself by cutting out the shapes of the mustaches from cardstock and hot gluing them to wooden sticks. the other props were just sunglasses, hats and other things i had laying around.
i made everyone gift bags that were stamped with their initials and tied with hemp cord and ribbon. there was a mix cd and a thank you note inside.
the party was a success and a total blast. the weather was that perfect first day of fall temperature and being outside with the lights and the tents was so comforting and romantic for everyone. we had great food, music and drinks, and it was so great to be able to do this for kyle and be with our closest friends. i wish we could do that every weekend!