When Ellie Lees graduated from RISD with her degree in Jewelry and Metalsmithing, she began working at a custom jewelry shop, learning the trade for over ten years. Eventually she decided to go out on her own, and so LEL Jewelry was born. All of Ellie’s jewelry is made by her, using custom designs she […]

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Product Photos: LEL Jewelry

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Earlier this year I had the joy of working with one of my favorite local establishments again. Petite Loulou Creperie + Bar À Vins in Purcellville, VA, is nearly a year old and has already become a hugely popular spot for all ages. Anytime I walk in to Petite Loulou and see owner Dusty’s smiling […]

Brand Photos: Petite Loulou Creperie + Bar à Vins

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**Scroll down to learn about how you can visit Paris with me in September!** In one of my previous posts, I talked about my new love of shooting film on my travels. It’s freeing to leave the heavy digital body behind and just carry my lightweight film camera + one lens. And with only 36 […]

Traveling with Film: Paris, April 2018

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Salut! I’ve recently returned from another trip to Paris (does that make me sound worldly or pretentious? Either way I don’t care, because #lifelongdreamscomingtrue) and while I’ve got thousands of digital images to continue editing, my film scans are back! I recently got into shooting on film while traveling thanks to my good friend and […]

Traveling with Film

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If you’re reading this you can obviously see that my website is brand spankin’ new. I said buh-bye to the pastels and watercolor and hello to punchy, bold colors and lots of whimsy! Through a questionnaire at the start of our working relationship, my designer (Kristen Ashton of Still Pixels) gained so much information from […]

Dude, I have a new website!

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With the entire world just a plane ride away, choosing a honeymoon destination can be overwhelming. I haven’t exactly been all around the world (yet), however many of the spots I’ve visited make for great honeymoon destinations. It makes it a little awkward when I’m by myself or with a friend instead of my husband. […]

A Roundup of Honeymoon Destinations

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“Leap and the net will appear.” – John Burroughs It’s a quote often seen on inspirational bumper stickers or printed on the cover of notebooks in gold foil, a reminder to take chances and deal with the outcome later. But what is the net? Where does it come from? And who makes sure it actually […]

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