That’s What Friends Are For

About this time every year I start thinking about everything I have to be thankful for. Despite the economic downturn and other circumstances beyond my control, I am so extremely blessed. I’m perfectly healthy, have a loving family and so many friends that I can’t even keep up with them all. They’ve all been so amazing through the last year and I thought the perfect way to thank them, would be to introduce some of them to all of you!

Erica is one of my good friends here in Boston is one of the most amazing photographers I’ve ever met. Seriously. She has traveled the world for work and pleasure, taking pictures of new places and people and has recently started her own photography business. She does weddings and portraits and she’s so extremely talented. She has captured so many amazing moments and any of her photos would be an amazing addition to any home.

You can find her on her own blog here and here are some of my favorite shots:

Another friend that I think you should meet is Arian. Arian and I are very new friends, but I think she’s extremely talented too. She does these amazing illustrations and is amazingly creative. Any of her illustrations would look great in a kid’s room. I can especially see this sweet one in a little girl’s room.

Below are a few of my other favorites. You can visit both of Arian’s Etsy shops here & here:

My friends Elijah and Rhonda who recently moved from the North Shore to Asheville are another couple of my extremely talented friends. They work together and create eco-friendly metal smith designs inspired by forests. Actually, before I even met Rhonda and Elijah I had a ring with one of their earlier designs and it’s still one of my favorite pieces. You can find them here and here are a couple of my new favorites:

Last but certainly not least are Tabitha and Larry. Tab and Larry have been friends for actually quite a while. They are photographers as well and have a totally different style than Erica’s, but still do gorgeous work. Tab and Larry actually photographed my wedding about 5 years ago and did an amazing job. Here is Tab and Larry’s website and a few great pics:

You’d think this would be the extent of my talented, creative friends and family but there are about two dozen more that are each talented in their own way. In fact, a large number of my friends are also amazing musicians. I’m so fortunate to have such amazing friends and am so thankful for each one of them. So, my friends, if you’re reading this, I hope you know how much I love you all and how thankful I am that you’re a part of my life.

Happy Thanksgiving!



Creategirl said...

I love Arian's Etsy site, very cute pictures for kids rooms! Great post

Arian said...

Yay, thanks Betsy! I'm honored!!

Arian : )