how to spell summer: l-a-z-y

Summer has been busy going here and there but most of my favorite memories are just lazing around at home! We plan on doing that lots this weekend.

Laughing at Collin’s toe nail polish left over from our Lake Powell trip. More evidence of what an awesome daddy he is to let his girls paint his nails. ahaha



We started our Something Splendid felt cupcakes class on Wednesday. I guess I shouldn’t be surprised when Collin films and edits the video and includes out takes and embarrassing moments from filming. He does an awesome job making it fun!

Here’s one of my favorite videos that he filmed during a family photo session. There’s something about videos that really captures everyones personality and creates emotion. Many of Collin’s clients are out of state so if you are in Utah or if you live further away you need one of these priceless videos of your family! !!
Since Lola can sit up (and crawl and pull herself up onto things to stand) I am off to book my session now too. Here’s his email: Collin@MakeSomethingSplendid.com
You can thank me later. ;)

3 Little Birds from Collin Kartchner on Vimeo.

31 thoughts on “how to spell summer: l-a-z-y

  1. Tabitha@InspiredByGiving

    You guys are soooo talented! That video is awesome Collin!! Aparently Utah is the place to be. Maybe even if I get close to Utah, I might be a little cooler. Maybe the creative, crafty, talent will rub off on me…..

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  2. Mandy @ This Girl's Life

    Your husband is very gifted! Such a lovely video. I would love to have a keepsake like that for our family…if only Indiana wasn't so far away. :)

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  3. carrie

    Talented husband, Talented wife!! Amazing video Collin! Makes me want to fly down from Minnesota just to book a weekend session with you!! What precious moments captured!

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  4. artsymama

    I love it, I love it, I love it…I actually want one from the past… :) My kiddos are getting big…12 and 13. I might have to sign up before it's too late!

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  5. caroline hancock / Scrappercaz

    WOW what an awesome video, i love all his stuff though, he is pretty awesome you husband you know. Collin please can you come to NZ to film us, pretty please though you would have to bring Liz to scrap with me and the girls for Lucy to play with… Pretty Please x

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  6. Sara Ancich

    Liz, Tell me you are related to that woman cause there's some crazy resemblance. The video made me tear up and I don't even know them. Now that's beautiful. Great work Collin!

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  7. jozen

    wow. so in love with that video!

    I have to say that i stumbled upon your blog and I am so in love!!! keep up the great work!

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  8. Renee Zwirek

    Your videos are fantastic, Collin! Super talented guy! BTW, Thanks, Collin, for the Felt Cupcake Class Templates you emailed…they worked out perfectly! I appreciate the hard work! I'm so excited for this class! As always L & C, you guys are great!

    P.S. Dear Lizzy, you are so adorable to watch on my class lessons! My girls just love you, too.

    Thanks Again!

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  9. Laurie LaRiviere

    What an amazing video and such a beautiful family, those kids are sooo cute! great job Collin, you have captured something priceless thy will treasure forever :)

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  10. Lisa

    Oh LOVE that video, and LOVE the boots. I am a boots loving kind of girl:) Lizzy…tell me is that beautiful Momma in the video possible your sister??? Enjoy your "lazy" weekend …sounds blissful:)

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  11. Altaira

    super cute! hey liz – why is there not a computer font of your handwriting? or is there one and i've never heard about it?

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  12. Natalie Park

    Cutest.Video.Ever.

    Tell Collin I e-mailed him about more info and am looking forward to hearing from him soon!

    I would love a video of my own family! :)

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  13. Deb

    I.Love.That.Video. The song, the setting…perfection. An idea for Collin, we had one made at a carnival here in AZ and we loved it!!! The kids watch it all the time and I am so happy to have created such a fun and lasting memory. I will get one done every year! You can see ours here

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  14. Joeygirl

    Okay….you made me want to go out and make movies now Collin! Amazing, touching, sweet, special…wow! How much fun is that?! Love it!

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