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Treat Yourself on Valentine’s Day 635 445 COCO HAUS

Treat Yourself on Valentine’s Day

I have a love hate relationship with valentine’s day.  I love hearts, roses, the idea of romance, delicious food, wine, and chocolate.  I love the idea of dressing up and feeling fabulous for yourself.  But I hate the idea that you need to be in a relationship to enjoy a little love. I say treat yourself…

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Fighting Back

I’ve been a fighter all my life.  Anytime someone said I couldn’t do something, I found a way to prove them wrong.  After this election, I felt completely weak.  Like all my power was taken away until I remembered I was better than this. I have strength and power and I can do some good.…

57 Ways to Become a Photographer 150 150 COCO HAUS

57 Ways to Become a Photographer

Understand the rules A small river named Duden flows by their place and supplies it with the necessary regelialia. It is a paradisematic country, in which roasted parts of sentences fly into your mouth. Even the all-powerful Pointing has no control about the blind texts it is an almost unorthographic life One day however a…

10 Social Media Facts For You To Know 150 150 COCO HAUS

10 Social Media Facts For You To Know

Understand the rules A small river named Duden flows by their place and supplies it with the necessary regelialia. It is a paradisematic country, in which roasted parts of sentences fly into your mouth. Even the all-powerful Pointing has no control about the blind texts it is an almost unorthographic life One day however a…

Hitchcock’s “The Birds” Inspired Photoshoot 4333 1577 COCO HAUS

Hitchcock’s “The Birds” Inspired Photoshoot

“The more successful the villain, the more successful the picture.” Alfred Hitchcock I absolutely adore everything about “The Birds” (and well everything that Hitchcock did). So when my client, Cheryl, came to me with the concept, I was thrilled! I had created a Birds photoshoot many moons ago, though it was more steampunk influenced than ’60s…

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How to Create a Dress with Champagne & Pins II

Back at it again with another Behind the Scenes video of how I create dresses with safety pins.  What was interesting about this design was that it was the first time I created a dress like this from scratch.  I have seen so many like them on the runway and in editorial photoshoots and for some…

My favorite retro pants & capris! 941 896 COCO HAUS

My favorite retro pants & capris!

I always get messages and comments from you dolls on where to find retro style pants and capris for curvy shapes and now I am here to deliver! The great thing about the styles I am about to show you is that they work with ALL body types! I know it’s just harder for the…

Printing & Loving It! 2500 910 COCO HAUS

Printing & Loving It!

It’s amazing how the world of photography has changed from when I first started over 10 years ago. I studied film and spent many an hour in the dark room.  Digital cameras were slowly starting to appear but they were expensive and the quality was not great, film was still the best way to go.  I kept…

How to Create a Dress with Champagne & Pins 2800 1019 COCO HAUS

How to Create a Dress with Champagne & Pins

How many times have you gone shopping and were unable to find an outfit that was quite right?  How many times have you found the perfect silhouette but is just the wrong color? And when it comes to a special photoshoot that you’ve spent time planning, don’t you you want something that is unique to you…

Celebrating Love 4130 1503 COCO HAUS

Celebrating Love

“The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.” –Audrey Hepburn I love when I encounter a love so powerful that it inspires me to love even greater.  Elizabeth & Jason were such an amazing couple that recently celebrated their one year anniversary.  I loved how playful their energy was as well at their…