Sneak peek: Woods and Bloom shoot

This little sneaky peek is from a shoot I recently worked on, for which originally I was only supposed to be a model. A MODEL you guys! Let’s be clear, this is not something I am known for. I am not exactly your typical model type. In fact when I was first asked, I honestly thought Hayley from Wholehearted Studio, who styled and coordinated the shoot, had accidentally asked the wrong ‘Sally’! I was very flattered to be thought of, however, and decided what fun it would be!

As it turned out, they ended up requiring my makeup artistry skills, so I had the pleasure of also prettying everybody up for the shoot as well!

Above is the very sexy Roxy, who wears a pair of fresh flower earrings! I’ve never seen anything so cool in all my time. Catherine from Woods & Bloom created these, along with all of the other floral arrangements on the shoot.

Each of us three models were given a very different look. Roxy here above was our vintage lass. Her rad red hair was swept into a relaxed vintage-inspired style with curls pinned at the back by Mia from Evalyn Parsons Hair. For her makeup, I went with a dramatic smokey eye in deep warm browns to complement her red tresses. I gave her a very vintage matte pink cheek colour, and finished off her look by once again tying in the warmth with a hot copper lipstick.

The lipstick I used on all of us girls comes from a palette I ordered from overseas, which is super high in pigment and I did not need to top up anybody’s lipstick the entire time. It stays nice and moisturised and holds its colour perfectly. Magic!

I adore these photos by Carla from Willow + Sage Photography. I can’t wait to share more with you, but these few little morsels will have to do for now.

This was a very different experience for me being in front of the camera as a MODEL.

Since I have lots o’ hair, I was appointed the “bohemian” look. As such, my look was all about the lashes, with only a little soft pink definition, flushed cheeks and a pastel pink lip. My brows are naturally very dark, so it’s a dramatic look against my blonde locks, which were given the tousled look by Mia at Evalyn Parsons Hair, with some braids and Catherine and Hayley gave me a sprinkling of daisies. I loved my daisies!

How freakin’ AHMAYZING is this floral headpiece! I was blown away by the creativity by Catherine from Woods & Bloom. This seriously impressive creation rests atop the crown of the lovely Lisa.

Lisa wore her own wedding gown from her recent wedding, and for her makeup I went for a simple and lovely bridal look using natural browns and soft pinks as she was our “classic” bride. I used natural-looking lashes to enhance those pretty peepers, too.

The location for the shoot was the absolutely gorgeous Bridle Guest House Maleny, which I am now desperately in love with. You can take your own horse there to stay, how cool is that! Makes me wish I had a horse…

Author: Sally T