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New in the shop: Purple and Pink Floral Styled Stock

“I must have flowers, always and always.” – Claude Monet

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We couldn’t agree more Monet! Since this is basically our motto in the SC office, we thought it was only fair to share our floral love with you, your shop, website, and social media feed!

You can find several of these stunning purple floral options right now in the SC Stockshop! Don’t forget, only 10 downloads are available for each image. You’ll want to hurry and shop now so that you don’t miss out!

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PS: Wondering how to use these floral styled stock images? We have pulled some great examples to give you inspiration and listed them below! Don’t forget to share how you are using your new florals by tagging the #scstockshop on Instagram!

XOXO,

The SC Team

 

Use your floral stock for…Social Media Announcements

Catch the attention of your viewers on social media by overlaying your announcements like @simplysouthernweddings!

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Or advertise your blog posts like @dearsweetheartevents!

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Use your floral stock for…Your Website Header Image

Use your floral styled stock for the header image on your website like Simply Southern Wedding Boutique and make a bold brand statement right on your homepage!

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Use your floral stock for…Overlaying Your Products

Floral styled stock pairs so lovely with prints and stationery! Just ask our friend Simply Jessica Marie who paired her lovely invite with our pink floral image!

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Any excuse to wear a Tulle Skirt!

Anybody hosting a cocktail party? Cause I’m ready! Who doesn’t need an excuse to wear a tulle skirt! Right!?  When the ladies at Shabby Apple asked if I had use for a black tulle skirt (do you even need to ask?!)  I immediately thought of this look. With the help of my favorite stylist Megan Adams we pulled together this simple and classy black and white look that would translate well for my brand related portrait needs and transfer well to the dance floor!

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A place for everything and everything in its place! Megan was on hand to make sure that nothing was out of place!  I could get used to this type of pampering. I’m trying to figure out how I can get Megan to come to my house every morning when I am getting dressed!

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I have gotten so many questions about this off the shoulder black and white top.  It’s a favorite of mind (especially with white skinnies in the summertime) that I grabbed from Chicwish and it worked perfectly with the Shabby Apple Bloom tulle skirt in black and my favorite black strappy heels!

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How perfect was this Davis Island location that photographer Laura Foote found!?  This girl worked her magic on me for sure!

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What is it about a tulle skirt that brings out the diva in me? tehehe

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A big thank you again to my stylist Megan, amazing photographer Laura and to Shappy Apple for making this fun shoot happen! You can see Laura post about this fun Davis Island black and white shoot here.

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Announcing, styled stock photography for bloggers!

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Since the beginning of 2015 we have been scheming about how we can expand the shop to better serve fashion, lifestyle and beauty bloggers who’s livelihood is in the online space.  In the over-saturated blogging market it has become increasing difficult to set oneself apart as both professional and a trusted source of quality information in the industry.  I get the enormous pleasure of creating commercial quality styled stock images that help bloggers and businesses communicate just that! Our new beauty stock images and makeup stock images are a part of a new styled stock catalogue launching this week and is one of my favorites to date. Today we are starting with a super fun makeup brush stock image series that will be followed later this week with the launch of a stunning and fabulously colorful makeup image collection! Think rich lipsticks in every hue, and saturated eye shadows, Oh  my!

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We have seen an enormous response from small business who choose to use SC Stockshop across their branding platforms to set themselves apart, communicate quality and increase reader interaction through stunning and consistent imagery and we are SO very excited to be directing our energy over the next few months toward providing a stunning catalogue of the highest quality styled stock images that will help bloggers to represent their brand with the same visual flawlessness that they see in the brands that they wear and write about.

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These images are not the low resolution generic “stock” images that bloggers often have to shoot themselves or find online to include in their posts.  These are high resolution images meant to be incorporated as an essential part of the bloggers brand and used across all web platforms.

So how do you use styled stock photography effectively as a blogger?

  • Here are a few ways that other successful bloggers like Whippy Cake are using styled stock from the SC Stockshop
  • You Tube channel image headers
  • Blog headers like ours above!
  • Custom website buttons
  • Newsletter headers
  • Blog post headers
  • Instagram announcements such a new posts on the blog
  • Online shops like Scarlet & Gold Shop
  • Twitter backgrounds like ours!

Hopefully you are seeing the possibilities and starting to get excited about how you can incorporate styled stock into your brand.  I highly recommend taking a spin around Whippy Cake’s site to see how she uses her SC Stockshop images!

If you are interested in using styled stock with a tablet or computer screen we have an excellent tutorial here. It can also be as easy as screen grabbing what you want to share and overlaying in onto a tablet or computer screen as seen below.

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If you are interested in how you can overlay flat paper products like notecards and prints onto styled stock desktops we have a great tutorial here!

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Are you ready to transform your brand and step up your game as a blogger?  Start here!

Do business beautifully friends!

xoxo

Shay

In the shop: Summer Fruit Styled Stock

Pineapples, cherries, watermelon, berries…YES PLEASE! We have just launched a brand new summer fruit styled stock collection that will be available exclusively for the month of July. Seriously friends, these might be my favorite items in the shop right now!

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I think these are just perfect for food and nutrition bloggers as well as anyone wanting to promote summer products or sales! We have numerous individual styled stock images plus a 5 image Brand Builder Set waiting for you in the shop!

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As a bonus, any image that might be tricky to crop into an Instagram square has already been pre-formatted for you and I am offering it for free with your large download. Consider it my summer treat to you! On any of the notated 2 set listings, you can instantly download the large version and square version, making you insta-ready. Hooray!

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Don’t you just love these? I have so many favorites but I want to know, which will you choose?

In the shop: All White Styled Desktop Mini Set

If you follow my personal Instagram account, then you are probably aware of my love of all things white (my white wall paint dilemma, anyone?). There is just something about an all white palette, swoon! Friends, this little all white styled Mini Set has a piece of my heart and I am so excited to share it with you!

Just like a traditional Brand Builder Set, this white Mini Set has images packaged so that you can get several, branded images together at a discount. We also have listed each image separately for those of you looking for that perfect addition to your current SC Stockshop collection.SCstockshopWhiteDesktop2blog

For any other white lovers, this sweet little styled Mini Set will be available for a limited run so shop now!

PS: If you haven’t yet signed up for the newsletter and you want free images delivered to your inbox each month, there is still time before July’s image goes out tomorrow! Trust me, you won’t want to miss it!

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