Tuesday, March 6, 2012

{Vintage Inspiration} Mom & Pop favorites...

One of the things I enjoy the most about writing, For the Love of Books, for La Petite Magazine is taking the photos to go along with the article. Honestly, I take the photos before I write- I'm a visual person. This last issue's theme was "vintage surf" &  I knew right away that I wanted to include those little striped swim trunks in the shoot. Believe it or not, they were Chris' favorite swim trunks when he was around Sayer's age. I couldn't believe that he still had them! Once I found that Snoopy surfing book, I knew that one of my favorite childhood items needed to be included as well- my plush Snoopy. I loved including these tidbits of nostalgia in my book feature & wanted wanted to share. These are a few of my favorite outtakes from the shoot. I only wish I had a photo of mini Chris in these swim trunks now.


  1. What?! That's Chris's old swim trunks? They're in really good condition. : ) I love your photo sessions for La Petite too Kristin. I always look forward to seeing them. It's like seeing Sayer grow within the pages of this blog and La Petite!

  2. great! I meant to tell you how much I loved his ensemble...

    SOOOOO cute that they are family herilooms!



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