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Behind the Scenes : Photo Cards in the February Issue

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Have you seen the February issue of Living? There are so many crafts, recipes, ideas, and inspirations that you just MUST have.

February 2011 Martha Stewart Living

Athena and I worked on a photo cards story—chock-full of creative ways to express yourself via snail-mail and e-mail.  You'll see several of our ideas in the Behind-the-Scenes shots below—grab Living and see how they turned out! AND if you are a proud owner of an iPad, take a peek at the digital issue, where you'll see the Behind-the-Scenes VIDEO and other bonus features.

A few shots we took during story development:

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Shane and Athena—are they a modern-day

1 Shane and Athena—are they a modern-day "American Gothic" or what?

My mind is a blank slate.

2 My mind is a blank slate.

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Just another day of looking glamorous at the office.

4 Just another day of looking glamorous at the office.

Athena makes a very sweet birthday girl.

5 Athena makes a very sweet birthday girl.

We recruited Steph for this shot—and we ate that cupcake right after.

6 We recruited Steph for this shot—and we ate that cupcake right after.

And some behind-the-scenes shots from the photo shoot:

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Liz lent Athena her glasses for this shot and styled her in a trench coat.

1 Liz lent Athena her glasses for this shot and styled her in a trench coat.

Daniel instructs Athena on how he envisions the shot.

2 Daniel instructs Athena on how he envisions the shot.

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We referred to our inspiration board throughout the shoot.

4 We referred to our inspiration board throughout the shoot.

Brian models some of our props between shots.

5 Brian models some of our props between shots.

The workstation.

6 The workstation.

Our photographer, Ray Hom.

7 Our photographer, Ray Hom.

Brian is another Martha Stewart photographer.  I wonder where he gets his hair done?

8 Brian is another Martha Stewart photographer. I wonder where he gets his hair done?

Liz transitions from stylist to model, as she sports a pair of wax lips.

9 Liz transitions from stylist to model, as she sports a pair of wax lips.

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Checking out the

11 Checking out the "polaroids" during the shoot.

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Comments (2)

  • Great typography!!! I love this idea and can't wait to use it. I also can't wait for the day where I get to work with you guys. I can see it in my future!

  • I love the thought bubble shot. That's such a cute picture! The big red lips just crack me up- they are hysterical! These are such cute original ideas for cards- I'm going to have to try a few out this V-Day.

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