ronnie-bliss-photographyWelcome to the inaugural edition of Houston in Thirds, a small business view.  Houston in Thirds is a Thursday blog dedicated to documenting the stories of small businesses I come in contact with as I explore the new city I now call home, through the view of my lens. The blog is more about photographing outside of my 'people' zone.

Up this week, through the view of my lens are images from the 'Craft"ernoon' workshop I attended this past weekend. Something sweet, something bubbly.... while learning a new skill or two? Deal me in!


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Meet Lauren (center) the woman behind Host The Toast, an event planning small business in, you guess it, Houston and Host of Toast & Twirl. houston-photographer-ronnie-bliss-photo-29houston-photographer-ronnie-bliss-photo-27houston-photographer-ronnie-bliss-photo-3houston-photographer-ronnie-bliss-photo-11houston-photographer-ronnie-bliss-photo-7

Love the paper florals below? That's husband and wife duo of Alaan Studios (they put us to work by the way) houston-photographer-ronnie-bliss-photo-41houston-photographer-ronnie-bliss-photo-40

And then Lauren took the stage again, talked about her styling by repurposing items we already own. How about a repurposing a barcart ...


What's a gathering without something sweet? Want some? The Tipsy Dessert Bar did it!

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And then they came back, the ever smiling folks of Alaan Studios. I cut so many papers I needed help. houston-photographer-ronnie-bliss-photo-30houston-photographer-ronnie-bliss-photo-34houston-photographer-ronnie-bliss-photo-37 houston-photographer-ronnie-bliss-photo-23houston-photographer-ronnie-bliss-photo-26

Caught in the light, he was just there. houston-photographer-ronnie-bliss-photo-48New photographer friends along the way Stacy Anderson Photography and R Marie Photography


Kristen Leigh made lettering feel like child's play houston-photographer-ronnie-bliss-photo-55 houston-photographer-ronnie-bliss-photo-22

If you enjoyed the 'view' please comment below and share it.  And, come back next week to view my city exploration with Nicki Evans Photography as we visited AG antique shop in the Heights neighborhood.