Weekly Wrap Up + iPad Photo Booth How-To

For this week’s weekly wrap up, we’re sharing a little preview of the big New Year’s party we threw earlier this week. The theme was glitzy, girly and tons of fun, and one of our favorite parts of the evening was Max’s easy iPad photo booth. Everyone loves a photo booth (especially after some sparkling rosé), so we decided to share this simple how-to that can turn any tiny corner in your home into a festive holiday photo station. We picked some of our favorite photos from the evening to share, but you can see the full set right here. Nicolette created some incredible floral crowns that made their way into the booth — talk about party perfect. Every evening should involve your face being surrounded by fresh flowers and vines.

For the full how-to, check out the details after the jump! Thanks to everyone who joined us and to Max for setting up our booth. We’ll be back on Monday for our final posts of 2012. See you then! xo, grace

Below is a summary of this week’s highlights:

The full how-to for creating a home photobooth with your iPad is after the jump!



Once you’ve gathered your supplies, simply hang the curtain and set the iPad in front on its tripod. You’ll need to set up the app and test it to get the placement right. Test the lighting to see what works best. When in doubt, a few lights pointed at face-height work well.

Then provide a small basket of props (we had glasses, beads and party toys), and let your guests have fun!


Love the tinsel banner. It’s such a cute backdrop. You guys look like you’re having a little too much fun haha!