|One of the vignettes that stylist Michael created (plus he ironed all our sheets!)|
I've always been a fan of the empty kitchen bench and no bits and bobs around so I was a bit skeptical when stylist Michael arrived with a carload of props from flea markets and antique shops as well as throws and kitchen gear from Ikea and Target etc. Plus he used some of the
|Some of the props stylist Michael brought|
But when I saw the vignettes I was a believer. He proved to be a master zshusher with towels and placement and whatnot and welding the iron, spray bottle and cleaning cloth (sorry our windows were so filthy Michael!) everything in his wake got fluffed but never looked overwrought.
|My "work station"|
|Stylist Michael doing the ironing|
|Jackson skylarkin' around while we were supposed to be happy family|
|Photographer Tom, photo editor Sue and stylist Michael in the living room|
|Kids file out for some natural yet actiony shots while Michael arranges tabletop|
|Tom the photographer took an Instagram of the succulents and got 1,000 "likes." I did the same and got two likes - from Tallulah, 12, and her friend Ariana.|
|Michael, stylist, Ebbe assistant watch the results on a laptop while Tom, photographer, take photo of dominos|
|The team in the bedroom reviewing the bathroom shots|
Teddy the dog was a hit and was in many of the shots which made us all happy. But the end of day two Teddy was relaxed enough to drag out his stuffed bear..er.. buddy and made his usual amorous advances. Michael hovered with his phone wondering whether it was seemly to take a photo for his Instagram account. "Maybe on a slow news day?" he wondered. He decided against... to preserve Teddy's privacy. A fitting end to two magical days.