Every October, Chilly Spring household will get artistic
When Matthew and Dina Tempo Shackelford visited Infants R Us in October 2011, it produced not solely a pleasant Popeye-themed household portrait celebrating the start of their first youngster, Hudson, however a practice.
Household and associates every fall now obtain an annual household Halloween portrait.
“We changed our boring December vacation playing cards,” Dina defined.
Every photograph is produced in a day on a shoestring finances utilizing props and supplies from round the home — with occasional assist from Photoshop.
The forged expanded in 2013 with the arrival of Asher Shackelford. The cardboard that 12 months, primarily based on The Wizard of Oz, additionally starred Dina’s maternal grandmother, Tisbe Tagliaferri.
Dina’s mom, Denise Tempo, seems within the 2017 tribute to Grease.
Emma Luna, the Shackelford canine; their cat, Crunch Monkey; and Denise Tempo’s canine Darla have additionally been a part of the present.
Whereas a lot of the pictures is finished on the Shackelford house, the 2019 “Pirates of Chilly Spring” was shot on the sloop Clearwater.
Their 2020 vacation card will make its debut as a part of The Present’s Halloween Costume Contest.