• Fashion is about what you wear. Style is about how you live your life. ~Ralph Lauren

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Lights, Camera...

Yesterday I wrote about doing Christmas the single girl way.  Simply put, I'm not going to NOT do what I want just because I don't have my own family.    I've had a rough few years of not feeling good about my life.  In a sudden epiphany a few months ago, I started changing my thought process.  Instead of wishing I was in a different part of my life, I want to embrace and celebrate where I am.  Single is good.  It means I've not settled for the wrong person.  Childless is good.  It means I will be completely ready for babies when they come.  Don't get me wrong, it doesn't mean I don't have moments...I do.  But what I'm trying really hard to do is try to focus on embracing what is and being excited about what's to be. 

And this year seemed like a great year to send out a Christmas card picture.  I got an idea in my head and asked a photography student that I work with to take pictures.  Luckily she got my vision and she had access to the photo studio on campus.  Here are a few of the best ones...

I wanted something with lights that focused on the simplicity of this time of the year.

I love my shoes.  They are hands down my FAVORITE pair of heels.  Silver.  Sparkly.  Magical.

I made a black tutu for the photo shoot.  I think this is the only one that shows it.  And another shoe shot. 

In the end, this is the one I chose for the card.  The bottom says "May your Holidays Sparkle" 
 
I had fun doing the pictures and I feel like it captures where I am right now.  I'm right where I need to be...

2 comments:

Ms. Attitude said...

As a Singleton myself, I find this post very inspiring. Those shoes have left me breathless by the way.

cm said...

And it is, by far, the most beautiful card hanging on our wall this season. I am so happy you sent it to us!! {I, on the other hand, was a complete slacker for the second year in a row and didn't do cards. For shame.}