My tribe story with Cents of Style! 

If you follow me on social media you already know that Cents of Style is one of my favorites online places to shop for cute fashions and tribe necklaces. I’m not a big spender, but when I find something at a great price with great meaning I have to have it. I’ve spoken about the tribe pieces on a few occasions either here on the blog or on my Instagram account HERE.           Today the affiliates are sharing stories {Read More}

Aurora, IL. Senior Photographer Deanna B. Naperville Central High School

I love living in an area that has a crazy amount of High Schools. In my area alone between Aurora and Naperville there are 7 High Schools. Not little ones either! Even though I’m an Aurora, IL. Senior Photographer I love that I get to meet tons of Seniors from all these schools. I get to showcase their personalities and interests in their shoots. Deanna attends a Naperville school, but wanted an Urban shoot. Downtown Naperville isn’t Urban enough for {Read More}

My fashion Friday story 

It’s time for my Fashion Friday Story! This is when you get to hear fun stories from people who love Cents of Style as much as I do! This weekend we are focusing on the new state necklaces. The new state necklaces are one of the best selling products to date from Cents of Style. There is also a discount this weekend for you that’s good on both their original state necklaces and our brand new style. These look amazing {Read More}

Clarabelle P One year portrait photographer- Aurora, IL.

Happy Monday everyone! I had a busy week last week and was so happy to get to shoot and enjoy my clients. Today I’m sharing a pink and gold one year session. I love being a one year photographer. This is such a fun age and most kids are truly just tasting cake (or something super sweet) for the first time so it makes for some fun images. Thanks P family for letting me hang out with Clarabelle. She’s truly {Read More}

Aurora, IL. Senior Photographer Lauren D. Oswego East High school

Today’s Senior isn’t just another Senior to me. She’s Lauren, she’s an amazing teenager who helps out in her community and church, she’s a great teenager role model for my daughter, she’s a killer dancer and she’s one of my favorite people. I’m so happy to have Lauren on my rep team this year. She’s my first Senior this year and wow was her shoot fun and totally EPIC! When going through the photos to choose the best ones I {Read More}

Aurora, IL. Childrens Photographer- First Communion

Hey there! I’m Latrice, an Aurora, IL. Childrens Photographer. A few weekends ago I had the chance to photograph a sweet girl who was preparing for her first holy communion. We are a catholic family so I know how this event means for a child growing up in the church. I’ve know this family for a long time so I was happy to do it. Here are a few of my favorites. Trees were still just blooming but we found {Read More}

Aurora, IL. Senior Photographer 2017 Senior Reps

Hello everyone! It’s finally Springtime here in Illinois and I”m excited to share my Senior Rep styled shoot with you today. Just to tell you a little about myself. I’m an Aurora, IL. Senior Photographer. I also specialize in volume sports photography and offer my Senior clients an Extreme Senior shoot as an add on to their personal senior session. I’ve been photographing Seniors more each year and I’m happy to have 9 amazing girls in my group this year. Here {Read More}

May Arts and Graphic 45

This week May Arts and Graphic 45 are teaming up to share some great projects with you! Here is the full line up in case you missed it. Monday Amy Rysavy Christina Colón DeeDee Catron Tuesday Gini Williams Cagle Jen Shears Jenifer Cowles Wednesday Jennifer Davey Karen Baker Karen Hanson Thursday Latrice Murphy <—– You are here! Lori Williams Michele Kosciolek Friday Rebecca VanDeMark Tami Mayberry Terri Burson Tracy McLennon My project today started with the packaging from the paper pad {Read More}

May Arts Design Team challenge

The May Arts Design Team is taking a challenge. The Ribbon Lady had a vote over on the May Arts Pinterest page. It was fun to see some other inspiring projects. I am also so happy to be getting in the Spring mood. Take a look at our inspiration piece. What a pretty floral canvas!  I took a look at this and had to really think. I don’t usually use lots of floral in my crafting so I looked at {Read More}

May Arts + Stampendous 

May Arts + Stampendous is a great combination. Today I’m sharing a card set I created using both these awesome companies products. Check out one of the cards below. Here’s what you’ll need: May Arts Faux Linen purple 368-15-47 May Arts Faux Linen Seafoam 368-15-18 Stampendous Friendly phrases perfectly clear stamps set Stampendous Summer shine embossing powder kit Niji Waterbrush Large Tombow Foam Tabs  Tombow Brush Markers Versamark Ink Momento black ink  wooden buttons die cutting scissors enamel dots Here {Read More}