DIY Bunting Fall Banner - Guest Blog - Crafting Mommy of Two

By Shannon Mulligan, Posted in DIY Photo Props , Family Photography, Holidays

I was so excited when Robin from Crafting Mommy of Two asked me to be her October Guest Blogger! Robin is a stay-at-home mom of two beautiful little girls, a crafter, a knitter, and a Disney lover! I've known Robin for quite a few years now and I am so happy we've staying in touch now that she's moved out to California!When Robin approached me about being a guest blogger, I immediately knew I wanted to do a DIY Photo Prop project. Just a few weeks ago, I held my Fall mini sessions and of course I crafted a... read more.

Fabric Garland - DIY Photo Props - Shannon Mulligan Photography

By Shannon Mulligan, Posted in DIY Photo Props

I've been getting crafty again, this time with a Fabric Garland. I know I showed you an abbreviated version of one from my Valentine's Day Session but this is a step by step blog on how to make one from start to finish. A friend and fellow photographer had asked me to make her one, so of course I jumped at the challenge to get my hands working. She mentioned "whites, creams, lace, grays; vintage looking".  So I set out to one of my favorite stores, Joanne's Fabric and starting pulling bolts of fab... read more.

DIY Photo Props and Kissing Booth - North Haledon, NJ

By Shannon Mulligan, Posted in DIY Photo Props , Holidays

Ahhhh my first DIY blog about some of the homemade props I made for the Kissing Booth Valentine's Day session I held last weekend in my in-home studio! I have always been a crafty person, so it is just in my nature to combine my love of photography and crafting. As I posted in my New Year's Resolution blog, I wanted to start customizing my sessions more, so what better way than a Kissing Booth for Valentine's Day!Of course I set out to Pinterest to start gathering some ideas! One of the first things I saw w... read more.