Monday, July 13, 2009

The Date

No, not the wedding date. We've had that for a while now. The date for our engagement pictures!!! {Finally!} August 4th we will have our e-pics taken! We are sooo excited and cannot wait!
We're going to have our pictures done at the Bed & Breakfast where the wedding and reception will be held. For more pics of the B&B check out this post. The grounds are beautiful and there are lots of places for some awesome pictures. There is a tree swing (can be seen in the linked post listed above), a double porch swing, the gazebo, rocking chairs, a hammock, huge trees, the pond/fountain, gardens, the grand entrance of the house, a great mountain view (can been seen in the post linked above), etc.

Then there's the inside of the house too! I took some pictures of the inside of the house but am not happy with how they look. But suffice it to say that the house is gorgeous and there are lots of picture perfect places. There's a game room with an awesome white leather couch, a pool table, lots of different beds (steamy much?), big whirlpool tubs (again steamy!), a pretty stair case, an indoor pool (contemplating maybe jumping in at the end of the session-if the owner ok's it), a beautiful fireplace and so much more. You'll have to wait till we get our pics back to see!

Oh and I've got a prop too! While at Hobby Lobby a number of weeks ago, I picked up a plaque like this:

I can't find a picture of the exact one I bought, the one I got is black and the font is different. You'll have to wait and see it once we have our pictures. Props are huge right now when it comes to engagement and wedding pictures and I love the concept. I love the look of balloons but wanted to go with something a little more unique and something that I'd never seen before. I got my idea from this picture:

We also have our outfits squared away {as soon as the FI exchanges a shirt!}. We're not matching but we will coordinate. You'll have to wait and see what we wear when I have pics to show you!

Now if only the weather, my hair and my skin will cooperate and give us a good picture day! Time will tell.

Did you or are you going to use a prop at your engagement session?


  1. My photographer picked out an abandoned truck, but no real props!

  2. love your pics! I love purple too, I'll have to do an inspiration board for you!

  3. wow! i have my engagement pics scheduled for the same day! i still have to think of what to wear/what to bring! i just found your blog -- love you ring!

  4. How cool is that!? And thanks for the compliment about my ring! :)