SANTA BARBARA CHIC
EST. 2008
I started this blog a decade ago when I was a wedding designer as a way to share trends with brides. Eventually, the blog became my sole focus and I began to produce orginial content in 2009. Now, I work with a variety of lifestyle brands as a prop stylist and set dresser. Below is my recent prop styling work and over 1200+ posts of back content.

"You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have."
- Maya Angelou

Prop Styling for Apparel September 14, 2019 Catalog Set Dressing: Lands’ End Business Catalog set dressing for Lands' End Business was all about bringing the office to life (guess all those of hours of watching "The Office" finally paid off). For props, I pulled all sorts of office sup... Prop Styling August 28, 2019 Lifestyle Set Dressing:
Zrytec
I'm excited to share these motion videos of lifestyle set dressing for Zrtyec where I prop styled three outdoor sets. The first set, an outdoor patio scene was inspired by California living. I brought...
Flat Lay Prop Styling August 16, 2019 Product Styling:
Day Designer
Tabletop product styling is one of my favorite types of photo shoots. This is some recent flat lay styling work I did for Day Designer. I painted custom backdrops in the brands colors as well as match...
Prop Styling Cosmetics July 16, 2019 Swatch Styling
for Cosmetics
Swatch styling for cosmetics has been a new type of flat lay styling I've been learning. I did this test shoot with Dan Simmons and I had fun smashing and smearing all the cosmetics. For lipstick,...
Flat Lay Prop Styling May 13, 2019 Tabletop Styling
for Sun Basket
Tabletop styling is my favorite type of prop styling. And when you're styling with beautiful, tasty food, even better. For Sun Basket, I styled the flat lay beauty shots of food for promotional vide...
Prop Styling Interiors March 26, 2019 Represented by
Celestine Agency
for Props and Sets
Open the champagne, I am so excited to announce Celestine Agency will be representing me for prop styling and set dressing! It's taken me literally years to get here, with lots of help from many frien...
Prop Styling February 12, 2019 Set Dressing for Apparel Set dressing is one of my favorite forms of prop styling. Recently, for Men's Wearhouse, as part of their new prom campaign, I was asked to dress a 17 year's old boys bedroom. The story line was that ... Prop Styling December 13, 2018 Ayesha Curry
for
Cheeky Kids
Photo styling for kitchens, and interiors, in general, is one of my favorite things. I mean who doesn't want to buy all their fantasy kitchen decor? This project was extra special since it was for...
Prop Styling December 2, 2018 Lifestyle Props
for
Men’s Wearhouse
Looks like a work day... Recent lifestyle prop styling for Men's Wearhouse. I sourced a variety of masculine office supplies and modern office furniture for these shots. Probably my favorite prop ...
Prop Styling for Apparel November 30, 2018 Prop Styling for Fashion Prop styling for fashion shoots are always a fun experience. For Sacoor Brothers I styled a chic French-style breakfast complete with croissants, fresh OJ, french press, berries, and brie. For the...