Sunday, April 15, 2012

cover girls






i mean, cover girls and pups. hee hee. i took head shots of my daughter yesterday and owen wanted in too. after getting the required photos, we tried on and played with some beautiful linen scarves that are hand dyed and sewn by my friend karen. she had hoped for some feedback on these. my daughter and i both love them, the colors are gorgeous and the weights perfect for a california summer.

the top photo is a recent cover of chucks (well done honey!), i thought you might like to see. remember when we went to this beautiful place for photos?  the model is my daughter in love, braving the snow cold sierra mountain water. it's standup paddler magazine, the spring 2012 issue for any interested stand up paddling enthusiasts.

and the other astonishing photo (2nd down) is of my youngest who lives in nyc. she was passing by a silvery glass wall and the photographer asked her to swing her hair. only in manhattan.

the winner of the sea glass, necklace and abalone shells is jules of a crafty little nest! please email
me your address jules and i'll send these right off to you. thank you all for entering and sharing your stories of giving. i loved reading every one. and thank you also for the kindest words on my plains shawl post, they were deeply appreciated.

xxx lori (twenty two more days. :)

42 comments:

  1. beautiful girls!!! gorgeous photos!

    22 days?????? are you packed? packed and repacked????? and repacked again? How long will you be gone? are you going to share the itinerary so we can sort of go with you??? yes, I'm rather excited about this trip.

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  2. oh your daughters, both bio and in love are so lovely. they seem so confident and happy, it's lovely to see.

    I agree with steph, i'd be packing and dreaming of packing, and then unpacking and packing again.

    I have a link to you in a rather tongue-in-cheek post tonight. Hee hee is right!!

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  3. I'm so excited to see the magazine cover. It looks wonderful I'll have to stop in one of our local surf shops and look for the magazine. I'll make sure I point out to the shop owner that I kinda of sort of know who took this picture and I know the story about the day it was taken.

    Please tell your friend Karen that the scarf is beautiful. We have some scarves that weight at the alpaca farm and I wish I could make them myself.

    That is an awesome picture of your daughter flipping her hair. Love it.

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  4. a happy happy happy post and pix in every way.

    that photo of your youngest is going to end up in some hip magazine. not to be outdone, of course, by chuck's or your own magic clicks. and not to be outdone by her beautiful sister, who is modeling quite a beautiful scarf. i love how old-new it looks.

    and owen....

    i'm glad i've stopped by, lori

    sleep tight tonight

    kj

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  5. Beautiful! Lovely blog! I have just discovered you, and I'm a new follower!
    Best,
    Anne ♥

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  6. Beautiful photos and well done Chuck.

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  7. oh how lovely!!!!
    Really lovely!
    And congrats to Jules! Lucky Gal :)

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  8. What beautiful photos - beautiful models, subjects - fab. x

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  9. Fabulous photos - such beautiful girls. Love xxx

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  10. Congratulations to your Chuck, such a talent!:)

    And your beautiful babies Lori, I know your heart is full.

    Twenty two days?!! Oh my, it's almost time. I am so excited for you.

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  11. Pretty girls and beautiful photos!

    Shantana

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  12. You have a beautiful family :) xxx

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  13. Your girls are beautiful and tell Chuck well done!!! I bet you are just itching to be off on your adventure. May your 21 days go lickety split!

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  14. Your daughters are beautiful, Lori...but then there's no surprise there with a lovely mom. Love the last photo with your doggy. Both faces are so cute.

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  15. Gorgeous images. And the scarf is very pretty! I really love the second to last picture of your daughter. That Owen is a cutie too! Wishing you a great new week. Tammy

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  16. We get that magazine! Awesome photo of her braving the cold. I luuuuv the hair swoosh- aaaamazing shot....beautiful puupy shot, they both look blissful. Your girls are a gorgy.
    - Karen from one "dyer" to another...your scarves are beautiful and the fact that they are linen..makes them even more so.
    Lovely post today Lori.

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  17. The scarf is amazing, and I LOVE the photos -- I can see why the photographer asked your dd to swing her hair, it's beautiful!

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  18. Beautiful daughters~ beautiful photography~ beautiful paddle pictures(WOW) and a beautiful Owen...

    Have a good day Lori
    Suzanne
    X

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  19. Wow - these pictures are gorgeous... Love all of them - the hair swing is amazing. The scarf is very pretty. The colors and texture are nice together. Thank you for posting, Lori!

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  20. Congrats to Jules, lucky duck.
    Beautiful photos all and I love the scarf and kisses to that Owen! xoxo

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  21. tell your friend the scarves look fabulous! and like they'd be perfect down here in the deep south, too.

    ps: such pretty daughters!!!

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  22. Dear Lori...How happy I was to see you posted this morning, lingering over your lovely photos, and seeing you in your beautiful girls. And then, imagine my surprise when I saw that I won your give-away! Wow!!!!!! (I think I startled my children when I gleefully shouted that I won). I never ever win anything. Once I won a contest on the radio when I was eight guessing how many curls Shirley Temple had...the answer is 54. But this is so special...I am so happy. And now I am gushing. I'm off to email you...thank you for bringing a house full of smiles and happiness to us this morning!
    xo Jules

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    1. I just sent you a message via ravelry as there is something wrong with my email attempt. Hope that is ok? Hugs!!!!

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  23. Lori ~ I am so happy you are doing the cardi too! I have been investigating the tea leaves projects on ravelry and my main concern is the size..some say it came out bigger than expected. I am not large but I am not xsmall either so I thought of knitting the size 36"...? might I ask what you size you have chosen? Does one choose a size smaller or bigger than they are? The wool I have chosen is an aran weight (to be honest I don't even know what that is..)thin or thick:) I really do have to get with it..I have chosen dark and light chocolate browns. Can just see it paired with some faded blue denims and brown boots~ Excited..

    Thanks Lori
    Suzanne
    X

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  24. Such talent and beauty in your family, dear Lori.

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  25. Beautiful girls. Beautiful pup. Beautiful scarf. Beautiful photos.

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  26. FANTASTIC photos! Yay for the magazine cover! Your daughters are simply amazing and beautiful, and I love the colors on the scarves. Oh my goodness, your daughter in the second photo is incredible! Whoa!

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  27. Oh, so beautiful photos, I love them all!
    And I´m so happy that Jules is the winner, Congratulations!!!
    I also love the beautiful scarf, it looks so soft and the color is my favorite!

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  28. Thank you Lori

    Just been thinking if you are coming out to Africa...Botswana has hot days in Winter and very bitter cold nights. Bring some warmth with you~

    Lots of love
    Suzanne
    X

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  29. Next time you have to stop by and we'll go to the show. SO much fun.

    Love Chuck's cover shot.

    You ALMOST won, I think KJ was a couple away from you. We did the random number generator. That book is great.

    Love,

    Sharon

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  30. Beautiful pictures of beautiful girls!
    You must be so proud :)
    ♥M

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  31. What gorgeous girls! And I adore the hand-dyed scarf. So lovely! :)

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  32. What gorgeous girls! And I adore the hand-dyed scarf. So lovely! :)

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  33. Wonderful photos Lori, especially the last one exuding pure joy!
    xo

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  34. Yay Chuck! And daughter in love too, for braving the cold. A family of troopers, I say.
    Those scarves are wonderful. I never leave the house without wrapping a scarf from the full peg rack by the door, and I'd love to have one of those haning there when her shop is opened.
    The girls (and Owen) are all beauties!
    xx
    julie

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  35. Beautiful ... each and every one.

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  36. Lori, I have missed so much. I just got caught up on your blog. So many beautiful shawls and blondes! Your family is beautiful!

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  37. I remember the post about the photo shoot...the magazine cover looks amazing.

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  38. You have a beautiful family. That photo of your youngest is incredible!

    So few days until you leave ... what excitement!!!

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xoxo lori