Nothing wrong with posed shots, don't get me wrong but to me? The real life shots are much more interesting, capturing Gifts. Gifts. The morning sun on hair, the enchanting young lady gracefully running towards the woods in ballet flats to the car as she cradles a book over her head to protect from the mist...fanciful.
Below is what she put together and I thought they were the sweetest things ever! She made one little animal for each of us, the menagerie here is of some of our fur angels!...She made them from a soft yarn and vintage rhinestone eyes with vintage pearls. Years ago our family, pioneers in a small waterfront town had a souvenier shop at their resort, my mom and a grandmother would make beautiful costume jewelry that was carefully placed in a showcase...It was classic 1950s all the way. The business had been established in 1920. Once in a blue moon someone of the older generation will wistfully tell of a wonderful place they would visit on the weekends...Yes, it was our family resort. It was written in the city paper that the entire place should have been encased in glass and placed in the Smithsonian. They were right.