Update

Wow, it’s been awhile since I’ve been around these parts lately.

If I’m being real, it’s been hard coming to a decision on what to do about this blog. With Instagram and all of the newest forms of social media, it just became too much to keep up on and I wasn’t sure blogging was relevant anymore.

However, I enjoyed blogging. I enjoyed the connections it gave me, being able to be a bit more personal, and not worrying about hashtags!

So, I guess I am back. There is a lot to update on, lots of news to share both personally and with the business.

What direction is the blog going to take? I don’t know. I hope anyone who reads this is willing to maybe let it take us organically where it needs to go. I have a drive to share more about my business behind the scenes and maybe put out some information that might help others with their businesses. I also enjoy sharing about my personal life, this is a website for my business but I am just as much a part of this business as this business is part of me. Knowing about my personal life, might help others to understand why I’ve taken the business into directions I’ve taken it. Lastly, I love this as a place to showcase some of the work we’ve done. I’m proud of the amazing collaborations we’ve been a part of and new ideas we’ve come up with.

I hope some of you are interested, and maybe even a little excited, on where this and my business are going! Lots of stuff is going on that I’m so excited to share with everyone! Including the newest addition to our Delovely Details family, our daughter!

Yours,

Nicole & Drew

Parisian Photo Session

I am a very lucky girl. My husband and I celebrated 7 years of marriage in July 2014. 7 years! I can’t believe how quickly time is flying by. On our anniversary, I got to open my card from him, and he really hit it out of the park this year as far as anniversary presents go.

Our trip to Paris had been in the books for a couple months already and I kept telling him that was all I wanted. When I opened my card, I had learned that we had a private photo session in front of the Eiffel Tower planned for our stay in Paris. We had the best of the best taking our pictures for us too! Brian from French Grey Photography, is the kind of person you dream of working with. He is, for lack of a better word, genius.

These are by far, my most favorite souvenirs I’ve ever brought home from any trip.  The hubs has set the bar really high for himself, can’t wait to see how he tackles 8 years!

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These are just a few of the many uh-mazing pictures we got from our session. We got to the tower bright and early and had the whole area to ourselves for the most part. To say it was “magical” is an extreme understatement.

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The entire session, I just kept saying “oh my gosh, I can’t believe we are doing this!”

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After the tower, Brian took us to this quaint area that felt very “french”. I mean, I didn’t travel across the world to get pictures of us that weren’t “french” looking, right?

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By then, it was time for a costume change for me. I changed into something a little more comfortable and sat down for a minute with a cup of espresso and hot chocolate.

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After our snack, we decided to walk around the neighborhood and found some more stunning locations to have fun in. It’s not that hard in Paris though to find beautiful photogenic locations to be honest.

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When our session was over, I was so sad. We had a blast with Brian and he made us feel so comfortable. I am so lucky to be able to travel the way my husband and I do; but to have these gorgeous pictures taken as well, on a dream trip of mine, well that’s just icing.

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If you are going to Paris, I can’t recommend Brian at French Grey Photography enough. These are by far the best kind of souvenirs. Forget the Eiffel Tower lighter and the cheesy beret, spend a little money and capture some memories instead.

White Dress, Mint Skirt, Heart Blouse, Parisian Hat – Morning Lavender

Shoes – Steve Madden