Hi there, and welcome to my blog- my little home on the web! I'm Jeanette Merstrand, a photographer and entrepreneur, a multicultural millennial, and a perfectionist trying to learn the joy of embracing average, while dreaming big! On this page I share all of my latest photoshoots, as well as my thoughts and musings on life and all of the ups and downs that that entails! Grab a cup of tea, a fluffy blanket, and cozy up with some of my blog posts!

explore

welcome to my

Weddings

engagements

lifestyle

personal

home on the web

I'm Jeanette, a photographer, a multicultural millennial, and a perfectionist trying to learn the joy of embracing average, while still dreaming big! On my blog I share all of my latest photoshoots, as well as my thoughts and musings on life and all of the ups and downs that that entails! Grab a cup of tea, a fluffy blanket, and cozy up with some of my blog posts! 

Hi there, and welcome to my little home on the web!

you might find these topics interesting!

Weddings


Jeanette

XOXO,

Engagements

Personal

Find me here!

search the site

I'm Jeanette, a photographer, a multicultural millennial, and a perfectionist trying to learn the joy of embracing average, while still dreaming big! On my blog I share all of my latest photoshoots, as well as my thoughts and musings on life and all of the ups and downs that that entails! Grab a cup of tea, a fluffy blanket, and cozy up with some of my blog posts! 

Hi there, and welcome to my little home on the web!

Looking for something specific?

Browse the blog by category!

Weddings


Jeanette

XOXO,

Engagements

Personal

More categories coming soon!

Thanks!

I am so excited to share my next blog post with you!

Maternity & Newborn

Family & Children

Sweet Pink, White and Gold Surprise Baby Shower in Frankfurt, Germany

When she first opened the door, she took a small step back in shock as we all blurted out “surprise!” It took Maria a moment to realize what was going on, but as her eyes passed from familiar face to familiar face of some of her closest friends and family surrounded by confetti balloons and […]

May 6, 2019

Maternity and Newborn, Personal

The Full Post  »

posted on

posted in

Copenhagen in the Spring || Cherry Blossoms at Bispebjerg Kirkegaard and Nyhavn

A late evening in February at 23.00 my friend texted me about a flash deal expiring within the hour on bus tickets from Flensburg to Copenhagen. For the next hour I flipped through my calendar and scoured available tickets. At 23.55 I booked two trips for my husband and I to go to Copenhagen in […]

Apr 25, 2019

Personal, Travel

The Full Post  »

posted on

posted in

Anniversary Session in Flensburg Germany || Simin and Lars Part II

In Part I to Simin and Lars’ engagement anniversary pictures I wrote a bit about our session together, but in this post I want to tell you all a little more about Simin and Lars! Simin and Lars met at a New Year’s Eve party in Copenhagen, Denmark. They stayed in touch after meeting and […]

Mar 23, 2019

Engagement, Personal, Photography, Weddings

The Full Post  »

posted on

posted in

My Secret Weapon in Business || My Client Relationship Management System

Hi friends! NOTE: If any of you are on the lookout for a CRM system to implement in your business, stay tuned until the end for a 20% off coupon code! Over the past year my business has expanded quite a bit, and I have gone from getting around 2 inquiries each month to around […]

Feb 28, 2019

business, Personal

The Full Post  »

posted on

posted in

Garden Portrait Photoshoot with Inger || My Grandma

Everyone, meet Inger! She is one of the kindest and most beautiful people I know. She also happens to be my Mormor (grandma in Danish)! Last month was her birthday and I thought it would be fun to use this as an occasion to share a few pictures that I took of her last spring […]

Feb 20, 2019

Personal, Photography, Portraits

The Full Post  »

posted on

posted in

Plan With Me || February 2019 Bullet Journal

Happy February 1st! I’ve heard so many people mention how slow of a month January was for them. Am I the only one who felt like it FLEW by?! I mean, I cannot believe it is already FEBRUARY! This year I’ve decided to have a word of focus every month. In January my word was […]

Feb 1, 2019

Lifestyle, Personal

The Full Post  »

posted on

posted in

Jeanette Merstrand | Lifestyle Blog

Hi Friends! Several years ago I started a blog and a video channel called Embracing Average. I started it because I wanted a community online that served as a place where everyone could feel welcome, motivated, inspired and encouraged. As someone who is, and always has, struggled with perfectionism, I wanted to share the message […]

Jan 14, 2019

Lifestyle, Personal

The Full Post  »

posted on

posted in

Behind the Scenes 2018

Hi Friends! With the start of the new year, I thought it would be fun to share just a few behind the scenes pictures from some of my photography ventures in 2018. I don’t have BTS pictures from every shot I have done, because I don’t always have my husband assisting- he is the one […]

Jan 2, 2019

Personal, Photography

The Full Post  »

posted on

posted in

Wildflowers Wreath Workshop | Kolding

As soon as I walked through the door and entered into the workshop I was overwhelmed by the smell of Christmas. You know that warm smell of pine and spice that seems to define the holidays? The ambiance in Lene’s floral workshop was absolutely perfect, and I so enjoyed spending the night with her, and […]

Nov 27, 2018

Personal

The Full Post  »

posted on

posted in

Portrait Session in Nyon Switzerland | Piri

Hi Friends! I’ve been so busy this past week, and my blog needs some love and care, so I am coming at you today with this beautiful session from Nyon, Switzerland! Everything about this session was perfect! The light, the scenery, the greenery, and of course, the company! Piri and I were roommates at university […]

Nov 23, 2018

Personal, Portraits, Travel

The Full Post  »

posted on

posted in