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Welcome to the Artistrie Co. Blog. This is a collection of my very favorite wedding stories, recent work, wedding planning tips, and  behind-the-scenes adventures. Enjoy!

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Miss W: Chicago Boudoir Photographer It was a DREAM working with this boudoir babe. When we first spoke, she described her aesthetic and vision for her boudoir photos as effortlessly chic. Miss W wanted her photos to feel natural, candid, laidback, nonchalant, yet sexy and romantic, and I was HERE for this mood. She started […]

New York City Engagement Photos Brooklyn Bridge & Washington Square Park Well, you know what they say… the early bird gets the Brooklyn Bridge! On a crisp, November morning, I woke up in New York City for travel engagement session. Before the sunrise, I met Rachel and Nick at the Brooklyn Bridge and for a […]

This Chicago Cultural Center wedding is a forever favorite! On the most beautiful Chicago day, Lexie and Alex had their dream wedding. The black tie affair featured iconic Chicago architecture, fluffy white florals, an abundance of candlelight, live music, a cannoli cake, and even their pup, Hailey (adorned in a flower girl dress, of course). […]

On a chilly March morning, I met Joan and Zach at North Avenue Beach just as the sun began to rise over Lake Michigan. You would never guess how early or how cold it was by the looks on their faces. Total pros. 😉 I originally photographed these two in 2020 when many parks and […]

Chicago Boudoir Session

It was an honor working with Miss S for her Chicago boudoir session. This beautiful human shines with such strength and self love. On an early summer morning, I met S at the light-filled Loft 505 in Pilsen. One of my favorite hair & makeup stylists, Deb Petrielli, joined us and helped make this beauty […]

Just a little under one year before their wedding day, I met Lexie and Alex along the Chicago Riverwalk for their beautiful engagement photos. It was a perfect September evening as we strolled along the Chicago River, taking pictures from bridge to bridge. We began at one of my favorite spots, the Kinzie Street Bridge, […]

If you’ve never explored Chicago’s lakefront in the winter time, you have been missing out. During the months of January and February, Lake Michigan transforms into an icy masterpiece. You would never guess by the almost glacier-looking first photo, but we were standing on top of a pedestrian walkway that had been completely coated in […]

As many of you know from following along on Instagram, we bought a house at the end of fall and have been slowly (quickly?) renovating to make it our own. You guys have really loved following along so I decided I’d write a quick blog post featuring a few of my favorite projects so far. […]

The number one question I receive about doing a boudoir session is “What do I wear?”. Well, wonder no more! I’ve put together my top 10 wardrobe ideas for your boudoir session and at the end I’m sharing my favorite lingerie brands and places to shop. I update my Boudoir Wardrobe Inspiration Pinterest Board periodically, […]

Because I’ve had *so* many of you ask for this, I’m sharing ALL of my favorite things to do in Sedona, Arizona. Sedona is one of my favorite places on earth and I visit just about every single year. It has everything I look for in a perfect vacation: hiking, wine country, pretty scenery, spicy […]