Good things come to those who wait. Sometimes, you even get two.

Elisa and Mike are dear, sweet friends of ours from Scottsdale. The year we went full-time in our business, she helped us plan some of our first styled shoots: a Kentucky Derby-inspired one-year-old’s birthday party, a surprise breakfast-in-bed proposal, a sparkling bridal shower, and, believe it or not, a dog-themed yoga party (called “doga”). They were some of our first features (ever) on national inspiration blogs and we were (and are still) so grateful to Elisa for hustling with us to pull these off (some in her living room!) and to Mike for letting us invade his house on more than one occasion — and for modeling for a mock wedding shoot we did not too long ago, too! And if that’s not enough, Elisa actually planned one of our favorite surprise proposals and most popular blog posts ever!

We’re blessed to call you friends,
but even more excited to call you parents.

So, yeah, these two have been with us since the start of this crazy full-time adventure.  They’ve played a behind-the-scenes role and out-front part in half a dozen blog posts we’ve published in the past few years — but this one is the most special. To us. To them. Because, simply said, God answers prayers. And when you ask for one, expect none, and end up with two, there’s no other explanation than that. Mike and Elisa, you have two of the kindest hearts and gentlest souls in the whole wide world — which is saying a lot, because it’s a big, big place. But it’s true. We’re blessed to call you friends, but even more excited to call you parents. May every child on the planet know the kind of love you’ve already shown your two little girls — and let these images be a constant and consistent reminder to them of how much you love each other.

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Elisa’s outfits:

Gold Dress: Rent the Runway

Pink Dress: Sew Trendy Accessories 

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23 comments

    Ashley Edmunds

    What a fun session!! Her outfits are great and the poses you guys did were great too!! I'm impressed :)

    Amy & Jordan

    Wow, thanks Ashley! :)

    Sarah

    What an amazing session... love the light & love in all these pictures!! Beautiful images this couple will always cherish.

    Amy & Jordan

    Thanks so much Sarah!! This was definitely a special one :)

    Lexi

    Just came across your work on Instagram and love everything I've seen so far!! I just wanted to tell you how impressed I am with this session. I am not usually a huge maternity photos fan...the poses always seem to be awkward and uncomfortable...but this was so tasteful! You two are incredible and I am so excited to continue to follow your worn!!

    Amy & Jordan

    Wow, thank you!!

    Stephanie

    Where did she get her gowns. Love these pictures! Beautiful!!!

    Amy & Jordan

    We're not sure! But she is gorgeous!!

    Lilzzy

    Where is the sequin dress from 😀

    Amy & Jordan

    I think it's from Rent the Runway!

    Amber

    Stunning pictures! Where is the pink gown from?

    Kristina Grundhoff

    LOVE these pictures! Do you know where she got the pink dress?

    Chris

    I was just wondering where u got that Nice gold maternity dress from

    Amy & Jordan

    The gold dress is from Rent the Runway :)

    Valerie at Sew Trendy

    The stunning Elisa purchased her pink Miriam gown from our store. She looks absolutely amazing!!! Beautiful work Amy and Jordan! Xoxo Sew Trendy

    Tayler

    This session is absolutely breath taking. I am so in love with these photos!

    Amy & Jordan

    Thank you so so much!!

    I love the pics where is her crown from it's beautiful?

    Where is her crown from?

    Tube Videos

    So what's new? Hold on, is that really true?

    Amanda L

    Where is her beautiful crown from?!

    Amy & Jordan

    Isn't it incredible?! It's from Carte Blanche! <3

    Jennifer McNeil

    I love the dresses those are the most fun of all. I like how you edited the shots to have it color match the clothing of your happy couple. These are fantastic photos and I hope to get out to the desert to do some later this winter. Thanks for the inspiration.

    Amy & Jordan

    Aw! Thank you so much, Jennifer! We're cheering for you!