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Hi! I'm Hope Ann! I'm wedding photographer based in North Carolina & I love long romantic walks to the taco truck, & ohhh yeaaahhh...I'm obsessed with sweet tea. 


Gift Guide For The Girl Boss

Valentines Day is coming up, and maybe you want to get that special girl boss in your life something she’ll love. I have complied a list of my favorite things everything from digital products to paper.

Don’t know a girl boss, but want to get your loved something special? Stay tuned, next week I will have another gift guide coming out.


This personally, is one of my favorite things to receive, especially when its cute! I always have ideas floating around, and while you can jot these down in the ‘Notes’ section of your phone when your out, I still love keeping cute little notebooks on hand at my desk. Even though I don’t really need them, sticky notes have made their way into my must haves.

Of course, you can never have too many pens. I usually end up losing over half of my pens so I buy in bulk. I know pens don’t seem like an ideal gift, but when you package everything together you can create something your girl boss will love!


I use to be a huge bookworm, and would spend hours in the school library trying to pick out good reads. Of course now that I am a boss, I find that I only get to read in 30 minute increments, but I have compiled a list of good reads that girl boss of yours may just love.

Here are some non-business book finds that she may love too. I find that when I’m overwhelmed, and need to get the creative juices flowing again reading something non-related to business does the trick.


I do not know what I would do without my planner! It is the thing that keeps me sane, and organized. My favorite planner is the ‘Cultivate What Matters Planner’. This one is for setting purposeful goals for 6 months to 1 year out. Another great planner is, ‘The Simplified Planner by Emily Ley’.

Then I have my regular planner to write my day to day down, and include action steps to daily work on my goals. Home Goods has some amazing planners, and so does Target.


Gift Cards are always a nice treat! Get her a gift card to her favorite local coffee shop that she loves working from, or a local bakery. Choose a place that she frequents, so that way your gift card is a little more personalized, and she will love it.


Now I am not asking you to go out, and buy her that $1,000 lens she’s been eye-balling, but maybe some gear accessories for that photographer in your life.

The Rapid Fire Shoulder Camera Strap is amazing! It won’t pull or tug on your neck, and you can work hands free in between shooting. This is great for long wedding days.

If she is the creative, artistic type of photographer then a Prism or a Glass Ring she may just love! You can create wonderful works with these simple objects.

Copper Wire String Lights. These translate beautifully on camera.

Kelly Moore Camera Bag. If you have a little bit more to spend, or just want to spend a little extra, these Kelly Moore Bags are the way to go. They are beautiful, durable, will fit any style, and keep her gear safe.

*One Day Get-a-way

If she’s overwhelmed, take her to her favorite spot for just a day, and have a mini get-a-way. It could be somewhere local, or it could be somewhere just two or three hours away. Make her cut off ties to her social media for a day, and spend it relaxing.


Give her some beautiful gold foil prints that she can hang up, or stick on her desk. Choose something that is encouraging that she can look at day to day, and feel inspired by. Etsy is a great place to look for pieces like that.


Don’t know a girl boss? Then check out The Ultimate Gift Guide For Women coming out on Friday! You’re going to love it.