Happy Weekend!

June 4, 2011

I’d like to wish all of you an inspiring and enjoyable weekend. I’ll be working on my window display for the American Book Center and I have a lot of work ahead of me but I am ready to pull together a nice window for them and can’t wait until I’ve installed it so I can share it with all of you! Yesterday I spent time in my studio listening to Ellie Goulding while shooting for Mowie Kay’s new magazine, due to launch very soon — I wrote some decorating tips and produced and photographed a few spreads that will hopefully inspire you. Once it’s out, I’ll let you know!

Happy Weekend!

Happy Weekend!

Happy Weekend!

It was fun to produce something in my home studio, I have a new camera, I shoot tethered now and I’m learning more about my camera settings. I also have a fantastic tripod so I feel confident as I begin to explore shooting more things for my blog and for other projects. I’m no Debi Treloar, but I do love the freedom of being able to take decent photos because now I can better express myself through a new medium.

I wish you all a very nice weekend, make sure you notice and enjoy the details…

(images: holly becker)


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  • Reply Beau June 4, 2011 at 4:26 pm

    A good weekend to you too. I’m looking forward to see the window display

  • Reply Stefanie June 4, 2011 at 5:05 pm

    Dear Holly,

    you HAVE to have a look at this.

    You’ll love it.

    Have a great weekend.
    Blessings from Zurich,

    • Reply decor8 June 4, 2011 at 9:05 pm

      @Stefanie -That was great, thank you!

  • Reply desiree - Vosgesparis June 4, 2011 at 8:10 pm

    I just made pictures of the window this afternoon.. It is currently filled with ‘The Selby” and I was asking Rick how long it would last so he could ‘please’give me the posters ;) Si I guess you are doing it next weekend or so her in town?

  • Reply Emelie - fiffiga systrar June 4, 2011 at 9:27 pm

    Great pictures! Happy weekend to you too! / Emelie

  • Reply Ada @ New York June 4, 2011 at 10:53 pm

    Hi Holly! HAPPY weeekend! Beautiful photos!!!!! I am looking fwd to seeing the window display .. I am sure it is going to look stunningly beautiful!

  • Reply PriscilaPetersDecor June 5, 2011 at 4:35 am


    The images are adorable. I always love to look at flower images.
    It’s fascinating….

  • Reply ArticulateArt June 5, 2011 at 4:35 am

    The pictures look so lovely! Happy weekend to you too!

  • Reply Nat@ dear little house June 5, 2011 at 4:40 am

    Yay for a creative weekend! I’m blogging while waiting for coats of paint to dry :p

  • Reply DearSarahBlog June 5, 2011 at 5:26 am

    SO pretty! Thank you for sharing. :)

  • Reply meenal @ maison marigold June 5, 2011 at 10:23 am

    a lovely weekend to you too, holly..xx meenal

  • Reply Marianne June 5, 2011 at 10:33 am

    You are a good photographer, even without the equipment. I hope you remember that the good photo’s are not in the equipment, but in you.
    I am still happy with my Panasonic fz28.
    I am looking forward to photo’s of your display.
    Have a nice weekend.

  • Reply Johanna June 5, 2011 at 10:52 am

    Lovley photos :)

  • Reply Alexa June 5, 2011 at 7:37 pm

    I love purple! Beautiful shots too!

  • Reply Joel June 5, 2011 at 9:05 pm

    Love these flower shots. They all have great DOF! Nice work!!


  • Reply carolina leoni June 6, 2011 at 2:39 am

    hi, nice blog you have :-)

  • Reply karina June 6, 2011 at 3:01 am

    I went to Anthropologie in Pittsburgh PA, just to buy your book. From all the books that I have read about home decor, yours is the best.
    Well organized, beautiful pictures and excellent tips.

    I am looking forward to buy your next book.

  • Reply Rachel June 6, 2011 at 11:34 am

    hi holly,

    I think your blog is one of the most inspiring ones on my list of faves. I admire that you can do sooo much beauty with your time. I’m starting a new blog, and if you have time, it would so great to know what you think. Thanks… (http://simplysubtle.wordpress.com/2011/06/06/what-i-learned-from-three-years-of-blogging/)

  • Reply Mel Stringer June 6, 2011 at 11:55 am

    These are SUCH gorgeous images!

  • Reply sharon | the teacup incident June 6, 2011 at 2:44 pm

    So pretty! I’m looking into getting a tripod too to help me with my photography. You look like you don’t need any help :)

  • Reply Sue June 6, 2011 at 5:26 pm

    I always love your photos and these are really something special. I have been wanting a new camera for a while, what make and model is your new one and can you recommend it?

  • Reply Zsa Zsa June 7, 2011 at 8:38 am

    Beautiful shots, Holly! Looking forward to more lovely photos. :)

  • Reply Catherine LES VIGNETTES June 8, 2011 at 9:16 pm

    You have so much potential already . When it comes to photography, I am sure in few years you’re going to be amazing at it.
    Your scouting is so precious to all of us. I discover culinographie thanks to you !!

  • Reply Marie August 24, 2011 at 11:17 pm

    Wow this is really happy weekend and you inspire me !
    Im going to take my camera and go take a pictures and spend nice weekend far away from computers !

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