Category Archives: GET PERSONAL

Nine Years Of Marriage

Dear B, Your my person. Your my best friend. You are the everything right with us. If you were a color you would be a golden red sunset lighting the sky on fire. If you were a forest you would beView full post »

Thankful Friday: Thankful for God’s Grace

So Thankful for God’s Grace this Week MIND BLOWN this week and I am so thankful for God’s Grace! This is me being very real and very honest about my short comings and failures. I shareView full post »

Deeply Rooted: Gabriel’s Story

The story of our little baby boy who lived three days I actually wrote what your about to read a week after we lost our little boy Gabriel Jacob Horn. I wrote this to my co workers at the time. HisView full post »

The Why Behind the Lens: His View

WHY WE STARTED OUR OWN BUSINESS This is the Why behind he Lens, in short: To provide a way for Michelle to fulfill her dreams and find joy. Now I can’t just leave you with that I know. Honestly thatView full post »

Why I Started My Own Business: The Roots

Why I Started My Own Business…Why does anyone start their own business? As I stand here looking at the blank screen in front of me I don’t wonder what I will say but rather how I willView full post »

Our Kitchen Before & After

Tiny House A-Frame Kitchen Before & After We are beyond thrilled to be sharing our kitchen before & after makeover with y’all today! We made some small changes that we feel likeView full post »

Tiny A-Frame Master Bedroom Before & After

In the Beginning First the story, then the Master Bedroom Before & After pics. Before we moved in we decided to paint the entire house including our master bedroom, it has come a long way fromView full post »

Our Tiny A-Frame Home Office

Our Tiny A-Frame Home Office That We LOVE! When we made the leap from a 2000 square foot home with an attached 300 square foot studio + a 100 square foot office to a tiny A-frame home in theView full post »

New Years Resolutions

Brandon’s New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions What are my New Year’s Resolutions? I have to be honest, I, Brandon don’t usually get into making commitments that are vague or unmeasurable. So when it comesView full post »

Michelle’s New Years Resolutions

I pretty much fully dork out when it comes to making and keeping my New Years Resolutions. I even do a six-month check in June to see how my resolutions are going… like I said full dorkView full post »

This Years Blooper + Behind the Scenes Reel

Pleasure is in the body. Happiness is in the mind and feelings. Joy is deep in the heart, the spirit, the center of the self. We are beyond blessed to be filled with abundant joy along this adventureView full post »

2017 Highlight Reel

2017… WOW you have been amazing, adventurous, joyful, surprising and most of all BLESSED! God has used this year to fill our life with warm loving clients, unforgettable moments, vivid memories andView full post »

THANKFUL THURSDAY: Blessings Overflow

We love to get personal and share how our Blessings Overflow.  As I stand here at my desk on the Monday of Thanksgiving week (yes I pre-posted this post) sipping on a warm delicious cup of decafView full post »

3 Words For Marriage

3 Secrets for Marriage Marriage Advice Before the marriage advice, lets set the stage. Growing up Brandon saw marriage as two people loving each other through thick and thin, never giving up andView full post »

THANKFUL THURSDAY: IN SICKNESS AND IN HEALTH

Wedding Vows:”In Sickness and in Health” It’s been way to long since we posted a Thankful Thursday Post and with the current events that happened today, it felt right that today weView full post »

We Are On The 10 Day Smoothie Cleanse

We have committed ourselves to The 10 Day Smoothie Cleanse by JJ Smith! Yep you read that correctly. This morning makes day #5… only 5 more days to go!! Alleluia So why the heck do weView full post »

Maintaining Sanity In This Busy World: Our Daily Schedule

So last year Brandon joined me full time with the Business, I was doing happy dances all over the house! It was my dream to start my own business 8 years ago so I did. But within the first year IView full post »

Organic Essential Oil Disinfectant

I remember sitting in my high school freshman class and our health teacher telling us that within the next 10 years we would all know some one with cancer. My first thought was ,no way, thatView full post »

Happy Birthday, Brandon

My Dearest Darling Brandon, Darling is the yummy word which slips off my tongue this year to describe you.  Everything that goes with this word emphasizes my feelings for you… adored, loved,View full post »

Our Story

We open the door and there they are, an adorable couple who is beyond excited for their wedding day. As they walk through the french doors of our bright white studio with white-washed vintage brickView full post »

Dear Creativity

Dear Creativity, We thank God for you each and every day. His gift of you in our life allows us to, …pray often… …dream big… …embrace failure and see it as the path to success… …find ourselvesView full post »

2016 Behind The Scenes + Bloopers

Every year seems to fly by before we can blink and all of it takes place in front of our cameras. So each year we try our best to collect some behind the scenes shots of whats going on. It gives usView full post »

Client Gifts: The Art + The Experience

Over the last 7 years Brandon and I have adored each and every couple we have worked with. Our mission right from the start was to do more then just take photos, we wanted to create an experience forView full post »

When the camera is down – connecting with clients

Often times after a busy day behind the camera Brandon and I will come home, put on the tea kettle, take off our shoes and curl up on the couch to “debrief” if you will. Because lets beView full post »

2016 THE THANKFUL LIST

Michelle’s List I’m thankful for another year with my father. As of now he is cancer free! I’m thankful for having dyslexia – it has enabled me to look at life differently, to learnView full post »

Glory Stories: Meatball in your pockets

When I was asked to share a glory story, I had to rack my brain.  While it might be easy to say there are many things that God has done in my life, and plenty of funny things that have happened too,View full post »

Happy Birthday Michelle

Today oh behalf of the world and all it’s inhabitants I, Brandon celebrate the anniversary of the birth of an amazing person. Someone that has blessed so many others.  Someone that rarely seeksView full post »

BIG DREAMS HUMBLE DREAMS

Seven years ago when we started our business the biggest dream was: To work from home doing what we loved! Since then our business has grown beyond our dream, we now have: A professional homeView full post »

THE GRAY DIARIES: TO CHOP OR NOT TO CHOP?!

I am finally 10 months in to the gray grow out and I seriously cant way to hit the finish line. In order to maintain my hair length throughout the entire process I am looking at about 3 full years (IView full post »

A Few Things You May Not Know About Me ( Michelle Horn)

I am the kind of person who likes LOVES working with people I jive with! People who get me and I get them… sharing good vibes, having the same sense of humor, finding the same things adorableView full post »

GLORY STORIES: The Flower God Used To Call Us To Marriage

The sun was shining, not a cloud in the sky and you could see heat waves rising off the black top of my apartment complex parking lot. A typical hot summer day in Florida and laundry day for me.  AsView full post »

THE GRAY DIARIES: 8 Months…Why am I letting my gray grow in?

It’s been some time since I last posted a Gray Update, I totally missed last months post. We have had big changes in our lives! The biggest change and dream come true is that Brandon is nowView full post »

GLORY STORIES: How Brandon & I Met

This is by for one of my favorite Glory Story. I’ll share the short version for blogging sake… We met on a warm summer Sunday evening at the 4pm mass. I walked into church and noticed himView full post »

THE GRAY DIARIES: 6 Months In

I have finally hit the 6 month mark of growing out my gray hair and I have to say, I’m loving it! It may be because I am a creative and a big piece of me is hard wired to go against the grain,View full post »

GLORY STORIES: Senior Year of High School

Oh high school… you truly were the wonder years. I attended a catholic high school everyday wearing a school uniform. However, my uniform was a bit different. By the end of my freshmen year IView full post »

THE GRAY DIARIES: Anemic + Thinning Hair

As I was sitting here at my desk editing photos I realized I had not done a Gray Diaries hair update for the month of March. I do apologize… I have gotten distracted with a few things, one ofView full post »