Welcome To The World

This week I got to hang out with first time Mum and Dad, Sharna and Trent and their new bundle of joy at their beautiful home. Master Fletcher John Raddatz, [or 'Baby Rad' as everyone called him, when he still was in his Mum's tummy] was the perfect model. He is rad by name and rad by nature! Here are some of my favourite photos from our morning, while we chatted and had cuddles with this loveable little man. It was so lovely to spend time with this new little family and see Sharna’s little touches of styling, especially in Fletcher’s nursery.


[ images by www.wholeheartedstudio.com.au ]

Little Fletcher, it was a pleasure to meet you. Welcome to the world little buddy. It is truly your oyster!

x Hayley

Easter Blessings


I just adore these photos I took for a styling collaboration with my friend Simone. I love Easter time so I had jumped at the chance to create something for this special holiday time.

Since becoming a Mum I have really started to treasure having a break. I don’t think I ever appreciated them properly before. So, stopping and having a rest this Easter weekend has meant I have had a chance to dream up some new things and get inspired all over again.


[ images by www.wholeheartedstudio.com.au ]

I hope that you have had a very blessed Easter too!

x Hayley

Easter Pastels

I can’t believe it is almost Easter! The year is just flying by. Well, to help get you in the holiday zone, here is some inspiration for your Easter table from a recent collaboration I worked on with the amazing style.life.home. Pretty up your table with some home made geometric crepe streamers, a fabric garland, pastel cutlery, crockery and vases and a whole pile of family warmth and mess!

[ images by www.wholeheartedstudio.com.au ]

I hope you all have a fabulous Easter break.

x Hayley

The Roundie


A little while back I did a shoot for health blogger Dr Ashlee Good. In another post I mentioned about how one of my favourite stores in Brisbane came to my rescue with a specific prop. Well, it was a massive towel in all its geometric glory… called a Roundie! Shaped like a circle this is one of the funkiest towels I have seen in a long time and was perfect for the black and white edgy idea I had in mind.

Thankfully, my local lifestyle store Willow & Bird came to my rescue as well with these awesome cushions and hats. So with props in arm, this was our creative space for part two of Ashlee’s shoot where we hit the beach. Here are some photos I took, just so I could take you behind the scenes.



[ images by www.wholeheartedstudio.com.au ]

Last I checked these stores were still in stock of these beauties but they won’t be around forever… so be quick if they tickle your fancy!

x Hayley

Designer Easter

Easter Table Inspiration

If you follow me on instagram [ if you don't you should- it is really fun… we have little insta chats and everything! ] you would know that I have been doing some collaborations with Simone from style.life.home. So, on our most recent get together, we selected from our prop collections, and put to use my newly developed calligraphy skills as well as some of the new pieces from my Prop Hire catalogue to create a designer black and white easter table setting.

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[ images by www.wholeheartedstudio.com.au ]

You won’t believe this but we resisted the food!

I’m really looking forward to sharing  many more styling collaborations with you all.

x Hayley