I really want to spoil myself when I get pregnant and do all the things that I never did during my other pregnancies. I’ve always had an excuse not to indulge in some of the fun aspects of pregnancy, whether it be time or money.
I have been thinking hard about wanting to get some professional photos done. It will likely be my last pregnancy, my last time with a growing, gorgeous bump and as much as it sounds vain, I want to capture it all. We’re a family who never does professional photos, so this is way out of my comfort zone.
I have been looking at a lot of maternity photography styles and set-ups and props. I am not sure where I want the shoot to take place or how I want to dress up just yet. I will probably depend on the photographer too, but there are some super gorgeous examples I’ve been eying.
I am on the fence about this trend — the maternity sash. A gorgeous belt that you put on top of your pregnant belly which highlights the shape. Basically a headband/bow for your pregnant stomach! The photos look gorgeous, I can see how it adds to quality of the shoot, and there are some absolutely amazing sashes that are available from very talented Etsy sellers.
Click through to see 20 gorgeous maternity sashes that you can use to beautify your photoshoots:
Orange and Blue 1 of 20I love the pop of colors on this sash. The smaller flowers and thin ribbon is gorgeous.
Order one for your photo shoot from CrochetCade / Etsy, $19.99
Bright Maternity Sash 2 of 20If you're looking for a larger sash, this one is beautiful. It can be used for a boy or girl bump (or a surprise babe) and looks great at the top of the belly.
Order one for your photo shoot from BabycakesBowtiquee / Etsy, $25
Pretty in Pink 3 of 20If you know you're having a girl, this feminine sash is perfect. I love the pink and white together and it is a great size.
Order one for your photo shoot from tanya092299 / Etsy, $39
Baby Name or Gender Reveal 4 of 20Such a neat idea for a gender reveal or a name reveal. Writing on the tag plus holding an ultrasound photo is a great way to personalize it.
Order one for your photo shoot from isabellasaccessories / Etsy, $14.50
Red and Black 5 of 20I love the toned down colors on this sash. If you're not too keen on showing off your bare skin, this sash looks gorgeous over a black top.
Order one for your photo shoot from MegansHairCandy / Etsy, $60
Baby Boy Blue 6 of 20Baby blue colored flowers cover this sash and itls so beautiful. I love the big size and the placement.
Order one for your photo shoot from bowsbands / Etsy, $30
Christmas 7 of 20Perfect color combination for Christmas photos with the red and white. The thin ribbon and smaller flowers are perfect if your'e not too far along or carrying smaller.
Order one for your photo shoot from MyButterflyBoutique / Etsy, $22
Pink and Feathers 8 of 20How gorgeous is this one? I love the femininity of this sash and the feathers is a gorgeous touch.
Order one for your photo shoot from MissPrissBowtique37 / Etsy, $45
Gorgeous White 9 of 20The shape of this sash is one of the reasons I love it so much. It seems to cover more the side and less of the bump which makes it a good focus.
Order one for your photo shoot from TrendyBambini / Etsy, $35
It’s a Boy 10 of 20Another gorgeous blue bouquet sash, this one has a thicker ribbon and can be used anywhere on the belly.
Order one for your photo shoot from LiddieMae / Etsy, $35
It’s a Girl 11 of 20So girly and a perfect combination of colors. One large flower and some smaller ones around adds a unique look.
Order one for your photo shoot from AlyssasBowtique / Etsy, $34.99
Simple Elegance 12 of 20I really love the simplicity of this ribbon. Thin and see through and smaller flowers won't make it the focus, but adds to the picture.
Order one for your photo shoot from BeeUniqueBowtique / Etsy, $9.95
Sequin Bow 13 of 20Shiny, girly and pink this sash takes a turn from the typical flowers and wraps the bump up like a gift.
Order one for your photo shoot from MyButterflyBoutique / Etsy, $13
Magenta Rose 14 of 20I love the color of these flowers! They pop and the combination of the larger flower + smaller ones is gorgeous.
Order one for your photo shoot from handmadewithlove4you / Etsy, $26.99
Ribbon and Flower 15 of 20Hello blue! The single flower with a smaller ribbon sash adds the perfect highlight to the bump.
Order one for your photo shoot from simplycutieful / Etsy, $13
Peacock Rosette 16 of 20I love peacock feathers (even fake ones) and the colors on this sash is just amazing. One of my favorites.
Order one for your photo shoot from MegansHairCandy / Etsy, $55
Elegant Flowers 17 of 20This sash is just so gorgeous and I love that it's paired here with black clothes. It' has a gorgeous curve to it that highlights the bump without covering it.
Order one for your photo shoot from sugarbugboutiquebows / Etsy, $70
Yellow Pop 18 of 20Yellow is my favorite color so I have a big love for this one. I love the multi-colored flowers which makes it even more appealing.
Order one for your photo shoot from simplycutieful / Etsy, $22.50
Blues and White 19 of 20Gorgeous white and blue flowers with a great blue ribbon sash, this belt is a great size for a bigger bump.
Order one for your photo shoot from MegansHairCandy / Etsy, $40
Pink and Cream 20 of 20How elegant is this? The toned down colors and earthy tones of this sash don't make it the star of the show, but highlights the bump perfectly.
Order one for your photo shoot from AdornedCreations / Etsy, $30