The Truth About Why I Split

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A question for the dreamers out there- How often do things go exactly the way you envisioned?  Never?  Then to you I say, Congratulations!  I’ve determined one sign of a successful small business is to stay flexible and leave room for growth and change.  Some aspects may be just as you predicted, but usually the areas that end up evolving can be one of your biggest strengths as a business.  In November of last year I launched Kristal Childs as […] Continue Reading

5 Ways to Create a Refined Outdoor Event

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The great outdoors can provide a backdrop that no venue or rental collection can compete with; however, the venue and rentals you choose matter beyond measure.  Your venue and rentals can complete (or ruin) the effect of that lovely landscape.  Outdoor events do not have to be low quality or cheesy, but it does take a clear and direct design approach to make an outdoor event feel polished and stylized. Here are 5 simple ways to create a refined outdoor event: […] Continue Reading

3 Reasons You Should Hire a Photoshoot Stylist

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I know, you are a very creative and talented photographer, and you may be thinking, “I’d never hire a photoshoot stylist- I know how to design!”  This post may be for you. Three reasons you really should hire a stylist: 1.  Two heads are better than one.  A good stylist will listen to your vision and merge them with their own creativity to produce an outstanding shoot.  Remember, a stylist’s job is to make the photographer look better!  Your ideas […] Continue Reading

Hello, 2016!

- Events, Interiors -

2015 was a wonderful year!  My clients were seriously amazing, and I am eager to ring in 2016 by working diligently to style additional authentic and original shoots, events and spaces.  I just love how each New Year brings new beginnings and the opportunity for a fresh focus! With the new year, Pantone has selected a pair of colors as the 2016 Color of the Year.  Although each year the Pantone color is considered purely inspirational for the party throwers, designers and […] Continue Reading

Arden Rose | First Birthday

- Events, Personal -

Christmas is so soon, and here I am sharing some summertime pictures!  But, I think you will want to see these. Everyone talks about the immeasurable love you have for your children, but I did not understand until God sent this beautiful ray of sunshine into my life.  And to know He loves me as His child… I do not deserve it!  Thank you, Jesus for making a way. Our sweet girl Arden Rose turned one in July, and we […] Continue Reading

Sandra Bianco Shoot | Dallas, Tx

- Photoshoots -

The Caporin family is absolutely precious.  When I began working with Heather, the mom of this darling family, I knew this photoshoot was going to be one you would just love.  They flew in from Maryland for this session, and got to experience Texas for a bit while they were here!  I fell in love with their sweet children and can’t wait to work with them again.  And being able to style for Sandra Bianco… simply a dream.  The rain forced me to do […] Continue Reading

High Hill Farm | Bridal Suite

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When the Romano’s contacted me about styling some areas at their venue that were opening in a few days, I was so happy to say yes! The Bridal Suite at High Hill Farm is also available as a Conference Room, so I designed it with delicate but not overly feminine details.  I wanted the overall feel to be simple and open, yet still welcoming.  Isn’t all the natural light in this space wonderful?               I encourage you to check […] Continue Reading

High Hill Farm | Guest Services

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A few weeks ago, High Hill Farm owners Jason and Sharon Romano contacted me to design their Guest Services Office and Bridal Suite/Conference Room that was opening in a few short days.  I was so excited to serve them!  Today I’m sharing with you the details of the Guest Services Office. This venue shines with classic white walls and modern furnishings, so for the Guest Services Office I chose naturally occurring accents such as marble, agate stones and other organic […] Continue Reading


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Today is a very special day!  I am excited to share the newest part of my adventure with you.  Most importantly, I am dedicating this journey to my Savior.  I pray that I can serve others and share His love in every interaction and relationship I have.  Jesus is showing me so much of who He desires me to be as His child, and I am still learning and growing as I follow Him in this adventure. Eight years ago, my husband of one year, Doug, and […] Continue Reading