For Our Tiny Hippies

Greetings to my tiny hippies. You're probably wondering how we got our newest Wishing on Weeds models to strike a pose. Well a little bit of candy and good music pretty much brings out the happy in anyone. So with that being said, here are some tips to get the little dandelions to strike that candid pose like a true star.

Step 1:
This step is super easy. Sugar. This will be the one time you want these kiddos to get a sugar high so you can capture those joyous moments of running around and just being free. So pack some lollipops as they don't make much mess and let the sugar take care of the rest!

Photos by @ymke

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Step 2:
Follow their lead. If you constantly tell them what to do they will eventually get restless. You're wanting to capture their true youthful personality so let them dance to the beat of their own drum. You're more likely to capture something even better than a planned pose this way.

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Step 3:
Make them feel at home. Creating an environment where a kid feels like they can play and be themselves is going to give you much better photographs. So have fun with this step! Make it vibrant, find some stuffed animals or silly hats, throw around some crayons. Play some music and have a dance party! Get in the mind of a child. What was your favorite thing to do when you were young?

Now you're ready to go and capture the precious moments only tiny little hippies can give.

XOXO - Hannah Wardlaw

@hanner_bananerr_

 

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Photos by @ymke

Meet our newest store employee, Ymke!

Ymke joined our team this month, and she loves it!

Lets get to know Ymke:

  • From the Netherlands
  • Lived in 4 countries, and 4 US states
  • Has travelled to 16 countries and counting
  • Graduated from SCAD with a BFA in Photography
  • Wants to go into surf photography
  • Favorite food is Lebanese food, hint, hint. And Pizza
  • Free time hobbies: surfing, painting, printmaking, beach bumming, climbing palm trees and drinking coconuts, hanging out with her closest friends and family

An Article by Morgan Zaslavsky:

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Follow Ymke on Social Media!

Instagram: @ymke
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ymkephotography/
Blog: https://ymkeblogs.tumblr.com/

and check out her website for more content/prints!

 

Wishing on Weeds

Wild as a dandelion blowing freely in the breeze, you close your eyes and make a wish hoping time will freeze. But just like a weed they keep growing taller with each day, so hold on to that little hand and in your heart babies they will stay. 

We design cool and comfy threads for your infectiously free-spirited kiddo.  They grow like a weed so put them in clothes that will grow with them.  Each garment is made to stretch and move with your little mover and shaker.  So let them run and play and roll around in the mud because they will grow up before you know it.  Every garment is machine washable so dirt won't hurt your budget either.