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Reasons to Hire a Stylist for Your Photo Shoot

As an experienced photographer, you may say,” why do I need a stylist, I know how to set up a photo session!” Working with another creative can uplevel your final results by leaps! When more than one creative join their ideas and vision, the results are magic! A good stylist is a good listener, that […]

August 1, 2020

Behind the Scenes, Photo Shoots

Prom Time! // VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL // Des Moines

Proms in Iowa need to include more than just a great dress and a tux that matches. Prom flowers are a must for the student who wants to be noticed on a special night. High school is a time of discovery and adventure and there are just certain moments that call for the whole package! […]

January 18, 2020

Photo Shoots

THE DISTRICT // Bridal Photo Shoot // Des Moines, IA

Vintage Glam can be found in Iowa when photographer Sara Reus takes the reigns! By pulling together some great Des Moines wedding vendors and pairing them with an amazing local venue, all the elements came together and magical images were created. Lavender Blue Floral was lucky to be included in the team of vendors that […]

September 23, 2019

Photo Shoots

MODERN STUDIO WEDDING // Des Moines, IA // PHOTO SHOOT

Des Moines Iowa holds many wonderful spaces to create a unique styled wedding shoot. And that is exactly what photographer Megan Taylor thought about when she started planning for this beautiful look. It came alive in a restored building in downtown Des Moines Iowa called The Studio at One Source All the beautiful elements were […]

June 19, 2019

Photo Shoots, Weddings

FLOWER CROWNS // Des Moines, IA

“I would rather wear flowers in my hair than diamonds around my neck.” Iowa boasts some beautiful opportunities for displaying flower crown love, true to the signature style of Lavender Blue. We pride ourselves on being experts at pairing the best elements and accents to bring your vision to life, always sprinkled with a bit […]

April 16, 2019

Photo Shoots

BOHO DOWNTOWN WEDDING SHOOT // Des Moines, IA

Bohemian Rhapsody should have been playing over the speakers during this fun photoshoot in downtown Des Moines! Photographer Riley Glenn and Lavender Blue were dreaming in color for weeks about their latest adventure into the world of macrame accents and peacock chairs, still just as funky as when this look was first popular in the ‘70s. […]

January 21, 2019

Photo Shoots

AIRPORT ELOPEMENT // Wedding Photo Shoot

Have you ever considered just running off to get married in an exotic location? You could even skip the location and just elope in an adventurous airport wedding! That’s exactly what we did. Sarah Beals, the owner of a custom dress design company, Dame and Maiden in Des Moines, created the concept for this shoot. […]

December 12, 2018

Photo Shoots

COUNTRY LANE LODGE // Wedding

Just outside the metro of Des Moines sits a quiet plot of land. Wild turkeys and curious deer roam the nearby woods and stream, peeking in on the wedding venue of Country Lane Lodge. Perhaps they wish to be invited to this bridal brunch, seeking out their own personal princess to befriend? Inside the warm […]

November 7, 2018

Photo Shoots

ROMANTIC ROAD TRIP ELOPEMENT // Iowa Floral // PHOTOSHOOT

Des Moines photographer, Raelyn Ramey led our tribe of local vendors on a journey through parts of Iowa to create this road trip wedding. We followed in eager anticipation, knowing that she would fearlessly lead us on a grand adventure… the memories of that day would be etched in my mind, stirring up many thoughts […]

September 4, 2018

Photo Shoots

Iowa Styled Photoshoots: Burlington School Vampire Wedding

Working together with Iowa wedding vendors to make vampire wedding magic!

April 30, 2018

Behind the Scenes, Photo Shoots