Hi! I'm SarahKate, welcome to my Blog!

My Speciality is honoring motherhood with Henna Tattoos, but I adorn women and their daughters for all kinds of reasons - birthday parties, rites of passage, even weddings. I love to adorn pregnant and breastfeeding women with henna then make beautiful photos for them. I live in Lafayette, CO and travel the front range from Colorado Springs, Denver and as far North as Fort Collins to find my living works or art. I am also the creative director of Artfull Mother magazine - a local magazine devoted to the interests of mothers and the art that empowers them!

  • Mekayla

    A unique request for a special animal ... an ichneumon! What a fascinating story behind this spirit animal.... combined with a mandala, water & mountains. Gorgoues!

    Then 3 days later whne the henna tattoo is peaking in color ~ 

     

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  • Alli

    Body art to celebrate the breast feeding bond ~ owls (1 for each family member) in a tree ~

    Posted by SarahKate

  • Yelena

    A mandala with a watery feel to it ~

     

     

    We met again a few days later, right after it snowed....

    Photo above shows the process of photographing in the snow ~ quick changes are key! Note the light ~ good lighting makes a world of difference and I am so happy to have my dear husband Rob as my grip. 

     

    Posted by SarahKate

  • Yelana

    A mandala with a watery feel to it ~

    We met again a few days later, right after it snowed....

     

    Posted by SarahKate

  • Kirsten's postpartum henna

      What a joy to celebrate postpartum with this sweet family! Kirsten was fortunate to give birth at home, during the full moon snow storm we had a few weeks back. To support her in regaining her strength, I came to her home when her baby boy was just 6 days old, and covered her in the henna symbols she found meaningful. Kristen has an amazing birth story, I'll just share a little bit ~ they had already decided about their son's name before he was born, and Jupiter is his middle name. It just so happens that on the day he was born Juipter comes close enough to earth to be able to be seen with the naked eye, near the full moon. Friends texted her amazing photos of the moon and Jupiter while she labored. So of course, I painted a full moon, Jupiter, and stars. Kirsten's 4 year old daughter suprised her by being able to identify the storm on Jupiter as I painted it... really beautiful! The weather has been swinging back and forth here in Boulder, Colorado, between snow storms and warm winter days ~ these photos were taken on Valentines Day ~ 64F ~ and it was wonderfully warm out doors for mama and baby.

    I love tattoos! Kirsten's sweet husband is an amazing tattoo artist & of course has outstanding tattoos himeslf. I love this shot of him holding his son ~

    Posted by SarahKate

  • Christie

    So beautiful to meet this mama, her daughters and her mom and hear their story. Christie's mom (in photo below) breast fed her, and is so happy to see Christie nursing her two sweet daughters. What a great combination of my two art projects ~ Breastfeeding & 3 Generations ~

     Also.... I love how these sisters hold hands while they nurse. 

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  • Kristin ~ 3 generations henna ~

    These photos (above) are from 2010, when Kristin and I met up to celebrate her pregnancy with a gorgeous blooming lotus and then again with postpartum henna. Now, a few years later, we meet again to honor three generations ~ Kristin's mom and daughter ~

    And again when the henna is peaking ~ mothers  & daughters embrace ~ 

    Posted by SarahKate

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