Beach Picnic Photoshoot Part 1

Hello Everyone! Hope you had a good 4th of July. It is my favorite Holiday because it is laid back and more spontaneous. And all the local wild daisies are in bloom and daisies are my favorite flower! and of course summer is one of my fav. seasons :)

My friend Dana and her 3 kids were in my next Styled Photoshoot. I love collaborating with Corlana at Lana Jenae Photography (for additional photos of this shoot, visit her site)! Dana is going to surprise her husband with a few nice photos on their anniversary. So. Shhh!!! Part 1:

Lana Jenae PhotographyI bought a “Color Me” kite from Target and sewed this ticking fabric (from Walmart) with brown bias tape as edging. Dana and kids start the photoshoot journey on the trail down to Locust Beach, B’ham, WA. (I do not recommend going to this beach alone; it is secluded and beautiful but take a buddy along.)

Beach SceneAs seen in the Beach Scene: Beach Chairs and clip-on umbrella from Target, Quilt from Garage Sale, Picnic Hamper found in “free” pile (can you believe it?) My biggest inspiration, as a Stylist, has been Country Living Magazine! just so you know :)

Lana Jenae PhotographyThis medium size Beach Tote was a find at 2nd Chance Thrift Store, Lynden, WA. The blue and white striped towels are from Walmart.

Coca-colas in iceCoca-colas were purchased at Fred Meyer. Metal bucket I’ve had for years.Beach Must HavesBeach Must-Haves include a Vintage Magazine, Picnic, Potato Chips, decorative tupperware containers from Fred Meyer. Beach Tote: Tower Hill. Bunting made by Me! Sunglasses from a Garage Sale.

Black Sun HatThis Black Sun Hat I found at Fred Meyer, D&Y (last one!) Post magazine from 1950’s.

Beach Picnic HamperInside my Beach Picnic Hamper, I pack red striped straws from Target, Gingham Cloth Napkins from Target and tuna cucumber sandwiches (specially wrapped) and watermelon.

beautiful friendIsn’t my very good friend gorgeous??

Sun Hat, Fred MeyerThe black sun hat is from Fred Meyer: D&Y, the red berry lipstick is Clinique (I think!). The black top is from Foxxy Brown’s Consignment: Tulle. 

Lana Jenae Photography 203-25The young ladies striped tank is Pink Rose from Macy’s (via Foxxy Browns). The boys accessories (newsboy hat and red suspendors) are from the Goodwill. The young lady’s polka-dot head wrap is from a Garage Sale. Be sure to tune in to Part 2!

4 thoughts on “Beach Picnic Photoshoot Part 1

  1. Leann

    Everything looks fab! Love the vintage themed items – it carries through to the lighting etc.

    Can’t wait to see part 2!!

    Enjoy your weekend my friend!
    Leann

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