archive: December 2017

newborn amongst harry potter memorabilia
Newborn

Harry Potter Themed Newborn Session | Pure Cuteness!

From the Hip Photo

Newborn Photography is a great way to forever remember your perfect little bundle of joy just as he or she was on their first days. Meaghan & Andrew celebrated their little one with a Harry Potter themed Newborn shoot! There is absolutely nothing more adorable than a baby wrapped in a Gryffindor scarf. Destined To Be a Gryffindor Even before their little boy was born, his parents threw him a totally awesome Harry Potter themed baby shower! This little guy was destined to be a die-hard Potterhead from the very start. When he is ready to read, the Harry Potter series will only be an arms length away. For now, he will have to be happy wrapped up in a cozy

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Hints & Tips

Wedding Expert Advice: Beware the “Friendor”

From the Hip Photo

Beware the "Friendor" Now, we know what you are thinking. Do friendor’s really exist? The short answer: yes. The rumors are true, and as wedding planners, we have seen every species of friendor to ever occur. So, for the new people, what is a friendor? Listen up, a friendor can be described as a “friend” that a couple hires to be their wedding day vendor. A risky move that potentially leads to two fallouts, a genuine friendship, and a flawless wedding - in particular cases. To help us better understand friendor’s, we enlisted the help of Colorado’s top-notch wedding planner, Adrienne Gardner, of the Gardner Effect. Gardner shares a few true (and cautionary) tales of the friendor’s she has been

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Venues

Spruce Mountain Ranch | From Cattle Ranch to Wedding Venue

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Once a part of the thousands of acres belonging to "Ben Lomand Ranch", Spruce Mountain Ranch has come a long way from its days of raising cattle and growing oats, millet, and hay! Since the 1870's this piece of land has changed ownership multiple times until Tom and Lois Ames bought the property in 1999, serving as Spruce Mountain Ranch's current owners. Uniqueness of Spruce Mountain Ranch If you've ever been further south in Colorado, outside of the massive city and suburb hub in the middle of the state, you might have stumbled upon the little town of Larkspur. Nestled between Castlerock and Monument, the town boasts a small population (three digits at most), but a ton of beautiful views. For

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Engagements

Traci & Andrew | A Cozy At Home Evergeen Engagement

From the Hip Photo

Here at From the Hip Photo we are all about embracing the real you, and we find that the more comfortable our clients are, the better the photos turn out. It doesn't get more comfortable than home sweet home, that's where the heart is after all. Luckily Traci, Andrew, and their precious pooch agree; so we were able to shoot the adorable couple's engagement photos at their lovely home in Evergreen, CO. 

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