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Hi! I’m Ruthie and I’m the artist behind REP. I love to have fun! :) My style is a mix of photojournalism and creative portraiture. I love capturing real smiles, real tears and real emotions. I look forward to hearing your love story!

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http://www.rutheileenphotography.com

Email

ruth@rutheileenphotography.com

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704.340.0482

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DIY Decorative Tassels

Tassels, tassels, tassels. In all honesty, we just can't get enough. Whether they're serving as a backdrop, topping a cake or gussying up your champagne flutes, we set out to show you pretty (and easy!) they can be. Thanks to the video below from Elysium Productions you can learn how to make your very own decorative tassels for the perfect addition...

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How to Fake a Blowout

While we'd all love to treat ourselves to a professional blowout multiple times a week, busy schedules and hectic lives often prevent this kind of pampering. But with Jennie Kay's awesome tips, you can get the perfect "fake" blowout right at home! Don't believe us? Get ready to be awed by this fake blowout in the video below!   Gather a "mohawk" section in the center of your head and separate this...

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Spring Inspiration for Your Home

Sweet Annie Floral Design and Ruth Eileen are showing just how easy (and gorgeous) incorporating blooms into small vignettes in your home can be. Decorating with flowers and greenery is one of the easiest ways to celebrate a bygone winter. Say see ya later snow with these tips for crafting moments of beauty all...

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DIY Confetti Poppers

Some of our favorite party DIYs are the ones that only look complicated, and this DIY is the perfect example. With some popsicle molds (yes, you heard that right), some brightly colored tissue paper, and these adorable free printables, you can take your party up a notch with these adorable...

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DIY Fresh Flower Sticks

If you spend at time here with us at SMP, then you know we have a serious thing for flowers. From baby's breath to garden roses, there's no flower we don't love. These fresh flower sticks are our latest fun find, and are just begging to be dropped into a flute of pink champagne or added to a dessert table. Take a peek at the video below to learn how to make your own!                 Cooking skewers...

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DIY Dip-Dyed Coffee Filter Backdrop

Here at SMP, we're all about taking the ordinary and making it extraordinary. Case in point? Our darling dip-dyed coffee filter backdrop. Perfect for adding a pop of color, it's sure to be a priceless addition to your next celebration. Scroll below for your daily dose of inspiration and our simple instructions for elevating this everyday item! (PS - photo backdrop + adorable babies...

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Dip-Dyed Photo Backdrop

Want to add instant wow-factor to your wedding, event or party? Throw up a backdrop. It instantly ups the ante on any wall and helps to bring your design into focus. And this dip-dyed beauty is not only darling, but totally doable too. We promise. So whether your looking for a ceremony statement piece or something that will bring your baby shower to the next level, this pretty little number is for you. And what backdrop doesn't look better with a ridiculously cute baby in front of it? Can...

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Bridal Beauty: Classic French Twist

When it comes to details of the big day, deciding on your hair and makeup can be a ton of fun. Whether you're testing out styles with your hairdresser, or want the perfect 'do for the bridal shower and beyond, choosing a look that will have you feeling like a million bucks is what it's all about. With Jennie Kay's serious hair skills, and ...

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DIY Wedding Cake Pinata

Mad libs are amusing and scavenger hunts are sweet, but piñatas? Well, they're the perfect addition to any fête. If you're looking to interject some fun into your upcoming celebration look no further because we've got just the ticket. With our easy to follow DIY, you can celebrate that very special day with a beautiful wedding cake piñata. Scroll on for more! Cardboard 2 packages of...

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Learn to Frost the Perfect Cake

Everytime I walk into a bakery,  I think two things: How does it smell this good? And how come my desserts never look like that? Well friends, after much trial and error, we've finally learned how to frost a cake just like the pros. With a few important tools, some patience, and loads of buttercream, you can have a beautifully smooth cake in no time at all.

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DIY Engagement Photo Envelope Liners

I adore my engagement photos captured by our photographer, Rebecca Yale and I'm constantly racking my brain on what to do with them. Sure, you can frame them or tuck them away in a pretty album, but I'm loving our resident DIY expert Jess' fresh...

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DIY Fluttering Heart Sign

Do you hear that? That m'dears is the sound of our heart strings going pitter patter. Why you might ask? Because today is the day we get to share our newest DIY from the lens of Ruth Eileen Photography. A sweet little signage that is pure ombre goodness, guaranteed to set your hearts aflutter. Scroll below for every pastel petal detail! Canvas in size of...

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3 Must-Know Tips for Choosing Your Professional Makeup Artist

When it comes to getting prettied up for your Big Day, it's so, so important to choose a makeup artist that fits your personal needs. I mean, how often do you really get dolled up by a professional? I can count on one hand how many times I have and each experience yielded a different result. Enter makeup guru Carly Pribich. She's sharing her top three must-know tips to find your perfect match! 1. FIND AN ARTIST THAT FITS...

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Whimsical Cape Cod Wedding

Let's face it, any wedding with Ruth Eileen behind the lens is destined for perfection. Beginning with the Bride's dove grey gown, to the astilbe accented Beach Plum Floral bouquets, to the paper cranes, and antique finds, it's all of these perfectly styled elements that steal the show. The result is a...

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DIY Tassel Dog Leash

When we dreamed up the cutest Puppy Bowl Watching celebration ever, this DIY naturally came to fruition... the Tassel Dog Leash. Is it weird to make the leash before you have the dog? Because I don't currently own a fur baby but sort of think it's a must if its accoutrements are this dang cute. Read on for the easy steps all photographed by ...

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DIY Floral Ampersand

When it comes to celebrations, sometimes it's the smallest details that can make the biggest statement. With major staying power, the ampersand is - without a doubt - my favorite logogram and today we're giving it an organic Valentine's-inspired makeover. The perfect addition to any fête, this sweet signage makes a statement.

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DIY Valentine’s Day Mini Bouquets

Flowers and Valentine's Day just seem to go hand in hand, but the blooms below will surely get you a gold star from your loved one. They say good things come in small packages, and these itty bitty bouquets snapped up by Ruth Eileen prove that point in the prettiest of ways. Oh, and you can whip these up in no time. Promise. Fresh flowers with small to tiny blossoms (think spray roses and wax flowers) Fresh...

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DIY Heart & Arrow Barrettes

Break out the sequins and dust off that glue gun ladies and gents because this DIY is too good to pass up. It's a sweet little something for your locks that we like to call the Heart & Arrow barrette. Or, for a fun twist, ditch the barrette and opt for a pin for a bit of Valentine's flare. No matter how you rock it, this one is a cutie. Barrettes...

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DIY Valentine Wand

If you have a little mini you are planning on showering with Valentine's gifts this Saturday, these wands will most definitely do the trick. A golden sequin heart and a trail of fringe for the little lady in your life. We can't think of a more fitting way to celebrate love day; except maybe crafting an adult version? We won't judge! Wooden dowels...

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DIY Bubble Wand Valentine

We mustn't forget the kiddos (and the kid inside all of us) this Valentine's Day, so we've whipped up a little DIY that will not only keep your little ones entertained, but they are also pretty darn adorable too. Oh and easy, definitely easy. With just a few steps, you'll have a little valentine that will get everyone's stamp of approval. See more cuteness captured by Ruth Eileen ...

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