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Ethereally Mint

Two years ago, I started a tradition of a themed photo shoot for my birthday. The shoot really is nothing elaborate and consists of me setting up my tripod and taking the photos myself.  In 2016 I did the Rose, tulle, and leather shoot, while 2015 was colors and balloons.

 Now the pictures I am sharing today are for my 2017 birthday shoot. I had bought this beige dress for an all white beach vow renewal ceremony. However, I was hired to take the pictures for the ceremony, and I knew the dress would get in the way of me shooting, so instead, I used it for my yearly birthday shoot. The  shoot was a really simple one and only included mint, green, blue, and gold party garland and paper fans. 

Once I was done with the shoot, I sent few pictures to two close friends and they both said the pictures looked bridal! That was not the look I was going for, so I was discouraged and decided I was not going to post the photos on any public forum! 

Few days ago, I came across the photos on my computer, and thought of the effort I had put into the shoot, and I said to myself, "screw it! I am posting these on my blog". So here goes my very delayed 2017 birthday shoot pictures.

Happy new year, guys!

What do you guys think? Do you like my
2017 birthday shoot theme?


  1. Beautiful eye makeup, I love wearing purple!

  2. I think these pictures look fab! Love that you do themed shoots for your bday:)

  3. You are beautiful! love the pics and the dress is stunning

  4. I love it too much. I wish i saw them before now...

  5. Nice one babe! I don’t see bridal. You did an excellent job

  6. Beautiful Pics from your Birthday! Your Make up looks adorable <3

    Happy Weekend!

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  8. Oh yes! Great pics and cool idea!
    Happy belated b-day doll!
    Kisses, Paola.


  9. I really like the dress, it's very beautiful. The backdrop makes it pop even more! xx
    Coco Bella Blog

  10. Wow I love the colorful backdrop! Yes, the theme is nice and soft, I can't wait to see what you have planned for 2018?!

  11. Oh my gosh, this dress is gorgeous - you look like a princess!
    Aleeha xXx

  12. Lovely photos and brilliant idea! Belated happy birthday to you - wishing you a very happy and blessed year! x

  13. too cute, love it...don't forget to check out my newly updated blog :-) Hopefully will be in touch on your blog this year.

  14. I honestly didn't get any bridal vibes here. its such a lovely dress and shots are amazingly beautiful! Glad you shared them with us!

  15. Have a lovely weekend!

  16. Hey beautiful, hope you're doing great.


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