Let's Talk Branded Photography

Whether you’re a personal brand or you sell a physical product, photography is a crucial part of the branding process. Unfortunately, a lot of people don’t understand what branding photography is and the importance of it. Because of this, SO many…


Texas to Cali: Roadtrip Recap

My family takes road trips seriously and this summer was one for the books. At the end of June Noah and I drove to Cali with my family and stopped several amazing places along the way. ARIZONA Grand Canyon This was my 4th time to visit the Grand…


The New + Improved Jessica S. Irvin

This month marks 2 years of the journey creating my own brand. While Jessica S. Irvin started as just an Instagram for colorful photos, it has grown into so much more than that. When I started my Instagram account, I knew I wanted to take colorful…


How I've Started Living A Greener And Cleaner Life

This year Noah and I have been making some lifestyle changes. I didn’t want to post any updates until I had proven to myself that I could actually follow through with them for several months and for me to become a little more educated on the…


The Internet Cafe 2

Do you love some sarcasm and 90’s nostalgia? The Internet Cafe 2 is the place for you. This coffee shop in Dallas might be small but it is packed full of gems, including floppy disk coasters, the pink sofa of your dreams, that orange Tupperware…


13 Takeaways From the Thrive Creative Conference

Last weekend I attended the Thrive Creative Conference in Austin, Texas. It was a wonderful time of networking, learning, and encouragement. You’ll see in some of my photos that the venue and decorations were absolutely stunning.…


Inspiration vs. Infringement

“Imitation is the biggest form of flattery.” Unfortunately, this is what some people say when they hear your work has been stolen or imitated online. However, I couldn’t disagree more. When your work is blatantly copied or used without credit, it…


Can't Clutch This Subscription Review

I LOVE a good subscription and Studio DIY’s Can’t Clutch This subscription did not disappoint! Kelly Mindell has once again created an awesome product that is unique, fun, and the perfect insta-worthy accessory! I was tempted to join the…


7 Quotes From Martin Luther King Jr. And What He Has Taught Me

Over the past couple of years, Noah and I have committed to educating ourselves about black history. We had (finally) realized the lack of black history in most school curriculums. While I really didn’t know much more about Martin Luther King Jr…


Tips to Balance Your 9-5 and Creative Side Hustle

I want to start this blog with this: If you are a blogger or creative who still works a 9-5 job, you are by no means alone. We all fall victim to the Instagram comparison game and sometimes it feels like everyone else is working on their building…