This DIY ombré tissue paper backdrop makes any celebration a bit more fun!

This DIY ombré tissue paper backdrop makes any celebration a bit more fun! | Cardstore Blog

With my husband’s 30th birthday and my baby shower both coming up in a couple of weeks, I’m in full on party planning mode! So naturally, when I found out that Carter, Jessica‘s totally adorable son, is having his third birthday party soon, I knew I wanted to help out […] Read More »

9 creative photo display ideas that will make your walls infinitely happier

9 creative photo display ideas that will make your walls infinitely happier | Cardstore Blog

I’m just going to admit it… I am guilty. Guilty of not displaying any of my photos. I have hundreds (probably even thousands) of photos floating around on my computer’s hard drive, but they make no appearance in my apartment. Sure, I have artwork on some of my walls, but […] Read More »

8 newborn photography tips for the perfect baby announcement

8 newborn photography tips for the perfect baby announcement | Cardstore Blog

I’m not sure if the birth of my baby boy spurred my love for photography, or if he just made it a lot more fun. Either way, my paparazzi-style parenting is now in full swing. The very first “photo shoot” I did with Carter was for his newborn photos. I […] Read More »

6 ideas for pregnancy announcement photos (and some exciting news to share!)

Today, I’m happy to announce that my husband and I are expecting our first baby! Our little bundle of joy is due in early July, and we couldn’t be more thrilled. This is definitely going to be the best, most challenging adventure for us yet, and it’s one we’re happy […] Read More »

How to find the best holiday card for your photo

How to find the best holiday card for your photo | Cardstore Blog

Holiday card season is upon us! Time to pull out all your photos from the year and decide which one (or ones) will be lucky enough to make it onto your holiday card. Whether you had a professional photo shoot and have narrowed it down to one beautiful photo that […] Read More »

Posing tips for family pictures

Posing tips for family pictures | How to take your BEST family photo ever | Cardstore Blog

We’ve all been there: you’ve spent time getting ready, and are feeling pretty good, when someone takes out a camera and snaps a photo. No biggie. …until you glance at the back of the camera and can’t help but notice that you’re hunched over, have what looks like a triple-chin, […] Read More »

What to wear for family pictures

What to wear for family pictures - How to take the best family photo ever | Cardstore Blog

All I want for Christmas is one super-fantastic family photo. Is that really too much to ask? Yet, every year when the holiday season rolls around, I manage to convince myself that we don’t have the time to get all dressed up, or the money to pay for a professional […] Read More »

5 tips for taking fun, natural photos of kids

5 tips for taking fun, natural photos of kids | Cardstore Blog

My childhood memories of photography include my mom forcing me into clothes I’d never wear in real life, teasing my hair to look like an 80’s pop star, and making me pose with a fake smile and my head ‘tilted just a tad more to the left.’ The result was […] Read More »

5 completely unofficial tips for writing funny photo captions

5 completely unofficial tips for writing funny photo captions | Cardstore Blog

You’ve taken the perfect picture. Well done! It may be social media ready, but the perfect caption can make your photo even better. Here are 5 easy tips for writing funny photo captions that can make people laugh, chuckle, smile or whatever – along with some illustrative (and pretty entertaining) […] Read More »