My Artistic Services

SarahKate Butterworth, Boulder's premier henna artist and
  commerative "momma" photographer

SarahKate Butterworth Henna for every occasion and everyone on the Colorado Front Range

SarahKate's Art Honoring Motherhood, in all it's forms.

In the past 10 years she has adorned over 400 mothers, especially catering to pregnant mamas.  Her henna is all natural with pure essential oil. The designs are often spontaneous and range from traditionally delicate to contemporary and exotic. The photography is honest and intimate, dreamy and beautiful ~ each image is a work of art ~ SarahKate considers it an honor to capture precious memories for mothers. It's clear she puts her heart and soul into this work.

Henna with SarahKate is a unique experience start by helping to design the art you are about to receive, then either sit back, relax and doze while listening to soft music or chat with SarahKate, all the while taking in the smell of the Henna as it is expertly and personally applied, in a safe, relaxing environment, fully living up to the name Henna Pampering Getting painted is only the beginning, the "positive feed-back", admiration and flat out gushing compliments many women report  are good medicine for what ails you.  Each service is designed around that special time in one's life where something extraordinary, something actually important is going on... AND taking some time to acknowledge it.

 

Explore available Henna Pampering options  below.

  • pregnancy henna tattoos ~ custom body art created spontaneously for mothers to celebrate pregnancy ~ art and photography by SarahKate Butterworth

    Making the decision to become a parent is a wonderful choice to be celebrated!

    A henna pampering session honoring pregnancy begins with selecting design elements that move you, and I will create an original design spontaneously for you. If you let me know your design ideas ahead of time, I am happy to do some artistic research to find some unique ways to represent the elements you have in mind. Recline in my special chair in my home studio to be adorned with sweet smelling henna, with medicinal properties that include being soothing to your nerves. The process usually takes about 2 hours and includes photographs when you are freshly painted as well as when the henna is peaking in color ~ 2 or 3 days later.  

  • SarahKateButterworth.com  SarahKate's Artistic Design - for logos, advertising, decoration...

    I am available to create Graphics - Logos - Websites - Photography - Murals - check  out all your options for Artistic Business Services: http://www.sarahkatebutterworth.com/abc

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  • Sarahkatebutterworth Henna Tattoos Artist Design and Photography

    I love to create unique designs for women and I am happy draw one up that suits your vision. I do not do the actual permanent tattoo, instead I sell you the art to bring to your tattoo artist. These sessions include a brief appointment (20 minuets) or phone call to discuss your vision and a digital copy of the unique design for your use. Permanent tattoo designs begin at $120 with design, all rights to the design art and the art on a file to be printed.

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  • henna tattoos to celebrate major life changes ~ art and photography by SKB ~ SarahKate Butterworth

    Body art can be such a joyous way to celebrate the special moments in your life ~ getting married, birthdays, coming of age, romantic henna or even just feeling like a goddess! It can also be a way to test out an idea for a permanent tattoo. These sessions are totally private in my henna studio, where you'll guide me in your vision of the design. Henna & photography sessions include 90 minuets of henna adornment.

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  • generations of women coming together to celebrate their female lineage with henna tattoos ~ art and photography by SarahKate Butterworth !  SKB

    What a unique way to come together and celebrate family! Whether it's just you and your daughter or 3 or 4 generations, body art can be a really fun way to celebrate. We'll begin with a design theme of your choosing and adorn everyone's hand(s) / arm(s) / feet ... whatever you'd like! Henna and photography packages include 2 hours of henna adornment.

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  • postpartum henna tattoos are traditionally done in the first 9 days to support the mama staying home and resting ~ in beauty ~ art and photography by SarahKate Butterworth SKB

    Postpartum Henna Pampering can stand alone or be part of a Pregnancy + Postpartum Henna Pampering package.  For mamas of new babies, we are happy to come to you for the Henna pampering and photographs.    Postpartum Henna Pampering starts, with the development of your design and where you are going to want me to paint you. Women who've had Pregnancy Henna with me, often wish to continue a design, or we work together to create a new special design, just for you.   Postpartum Henna is normally for the hands, hands all the way up, as a sleeve and we can do your feet which feels great and is really fun.  When it comes to painting shoulders or near breasts  I have an offering Henna Papmering for Nursing Mamas which is more suited for a little older babies who can go without nursing for more that 3 -4 hrs while the henna dries.

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  • breastfeeding body art ~ full chest henna tattoo designs ~ art and photography by SKB ~ SarahKate Butterworth

     Breastfeeding Henna Pampering is a fun way to celebrate the special bond developed during this brief time.   Nursing is a unique relationship, shared between mother and child(ren), it is clearly obvious that this relationship is at best misunderstood by some people.  For mamas of new babies, we are happy to come to you for the Henna pampering and photographs.    Breastfeeding Henna Pampering starts with the development of your design and where you are going to want me to paint you.  Women who've had Pregnancy Henna with me often wish to continue a design motif, or we work together to create a new design. The painting takes about 2 hours, and then the paste needs to sit on your skin for 4 to 6 hours ~ without being picked off by your baby. Breastfeeding Henna is more suited for a little older babies who can go without nursing for more that 5 hours while the henna is applied & dries.  

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  • henna party ~ body art to celebrate ~ tattoos and photography by SKB ~ SarahKate Butterworth

    Henna parties can be a tremendous amount of fun! It's an opportunity for women to gather together and celebrate ~ pregnancy, bridal showers,  birthdays, coming of age, etc. What a great party favor! I am happy to host gatherings in my home of up to 10 women, or travel to your location to adorn the guests in your home. Henna parties last 2+ hours, and in 2 hours I can adorn 3 girls arms (such as in the photo to the left), or I could do small designs for 50 people. When I go to a baby shower to adorn a mama and her friends, it can take 2 to 3 hours, depending on how many guests and the size of the tattoos. Henna parties include 2 hours of adornment. Women are welcome to return for photos 2 or 3 days later when the henna is peaking.