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I wanted to share with you the latest shoot with the Baileys, as Mommy is expected her third child soon! I remember taking photos of this beautiful family when they were only 3.. now they will be 5 soon! I can't wait to meet their baby boy in a few weeks :)
As of today, I am 39 weeks and 5 days. William's due date is in 2 days on the 25th. We'll see when he decides to make his grand entrance though hehe!
In the meantime, I wanted to share with you the nursery :) I have to thank Pinterest and Etsy for helping inspire me ... I don't know where the elephants really came from (it is by no means an indication of my political views hahahaha), but I really like the colors grey and yellow so... this is just what developed. I didn't want to make it toooooo elephanty as when the baby gets older, he may not like elephants at all.. so I tried to keep it plain and simple. Not to mention, I didn't have tons of $ to spend on nice bedding or accessories, so I whipped out the sewing machine and relearned how to use it to make curtains, bedskirts, and other things :) I did see a teal dresser at ikea and felt like it would be nice to add some teal into the grey and yellow mix as well :)
Without further ado, here's a slideshow of my nursery! Just kidding, there'd only be like 10 pics in it hehehe! And below that, I'll post a few maternity pictures as well!
I used curtain rod holders from Ikea (about $3 total for a set).. The wooden dowels are from Lowe's. I sewed the fabric to make it into a little sling to slip books into.
Those are just vinyl decals you see on the wall, very easy to apply and I ordered them on Etsy for around $20 bucks.
There's me and baby Will chillin. I do miss wearing jeans. I should have at least bought some more neutral sweat pants to wear so I can match LOL oh well! But yeah, there's my nursery :) I'm still debating on a chair for the room. I do have a glider but currently it's in my bedroom for the first couple of weeks.
In other news, here's some images from my cousin-in-law, Joan of es-sense, took while we were in Cali around my 7 month mark hehehe! She photographed our wedding and it was so cool to have her photograph us again at this new milestone in our lives! :)
I don't want to forget.. any of it. What a ride this has been... With God's help we were able to purchase our first house last July.. which is so close to my church and also to Fred's job. Truly a blessing, and better than what I could have ever dreamed of for our first house. I have a feeling this will be the house our children will grow up in.. our lifetime house :) Now, we're just waiting for our new "guest" to arrive.
And lastly, I am so thankful I was able to rebrand the business this year, and meet so many wonderful couples and families along the way! Rebranding has to be the best thing I've done for my business to date.. to get a fresh start and to really be able to offer the quality service and products that I'd want for my own photography experiences!!
Thanks all for your support throughout this amazing journey.. it's only just begun! I look forward to sharing pics with you of my baby boy in a few weeks :)
I'm thankful that they allowed me to be a part of this amazing time in their lives. It's been great swapping stories and talking about pregnancy stuff with them.. I can't wait to meet their bundle of joy!!
Oh, one more thing... so... My child's name will be William Anthony. William is from Fred's full name which is Fredwilliam. Anthony is a tribute to my nephew Anthony who passed away when he was only 7 years old. Anthony, Kenneth, and I used to hang out a lot during the summer all those years ago, Anthony was like our little bro (he was 4 years younger than me, and I'm about 4 years younger than Kenneth). After seeing Kenneth recently at a family get together, I found out he's naming his child Jackson Anthony!! We sooo didn't plan this, but it just goes to show you how much Anthony meant to us, and I just know our babies are gonna be buddies.. well.. they will be buddies whether they like it or not HAHAHAHA!
Congrats again to Nia and Kenneth - check out some images below!