5 Baby Portrait Ideas That Will Make You Swoon

baby portrait ideasHere at Girls Crochet Headbands we love getting our gorgeous (naturally) kids’ portraits done. There’s nothing like seeing your beautiful offspring in a high-quality, beautifully edited portrait to make a mama swell with pride! We especially love the thrill of those itty-bitty baby portraits taken during baby’s first year.  And we love seeing YOUR babies looking lovely in their portraits, too! Looking for that perfect pose to catch your little darling at her sweetest? We’ve scoured Pinterest (and your photo contest entries) for the five most perfect baby portrait poses. These have a will-swoon guarantee!

little chick baby portraitMama’s Little Chickadee

Your little chick has hatched! We love this pose of a newborn in a lace romper and pearls, nestled inside a wicker basket with a fluffy green rug. Time flies; one day your nest will be empty! Snap a sweet photo of your baby girl in this pose before she’s old enough to spread her wings!

perfect present baby portraitThe Perfect Present

Your baby girl is a gift to you and everyone she’ll meet in life! We love this simple style of tying a pretty ribbon around a sleeping newborn. Accent your gorgeous girl’s baby head with a simple elastic headband and flower hair clip to make this photo extra-sweet.

baby portrait ideasMirror, Mirror

This pose is adorable for older babies who can hold their heads up and gaze at their reflections. Outfit your little darling in some dainty ruffled baby bloomers and a sweet lace headband and frilly hair bow to give her something fun to look at as she explores her reflection! Your photographer will no doubt capture some memorable shots of her admiring herself! (After all, what’s not to love?)

baby portrait ideasBlack and White Beauty

A black-and-white outfit on baby is simple and classic.  These colors bring out the best of baby’s natural beauty! The zebra tutu in this ensemble makes this pose trendy, too. Adding some grown-up pearls only emphasizes how little your baby still is! This pose is perfectly accessorized with a matching tutu top, crochet headband, and Gerber daisy flower hair clip.

baby cake portraitSuper Smash Cake!

Smash cake photos are all the rage for first birthday portraits – and it’s easy to see why! What’s more adorable than capturing the mess and wonder that goes along with that first taste of cake and frosting? You’ll cherish these marvelously messy photos forever! For this type of portrait, it’s best to keep baby’s top bare, but make sure to dress her bottom in some cute ruffly bloomers and leg warmers and accessorize her hairstyle (or lack thereof) with a crochet headband and Gerber daisy flower hair clip or hair bow!

Ready to run out and get some adorable portraits made with these awesome ideas? Don’t forget to take multiple colors of tutus, headbands, and hair bows and flower clips with you for your little diva’s wardrobe changes! And when your portraits are done, make sure to show them off by uploading to our Facebook page! We can’t wait to see your little cutie pies!

Lead image by DeusXFlorida via Creative Commons

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