Happy & Inspirational

These Adorable Photos Of Newborns Dressed As ‘Christmas Vacation’ Characters Are Going Viral

These photos are hilarious!

Try to name something cuter than babies and the holidays. That’s a pretty high bar to reach. But photographer Amy Haehl has found a way to bring the best of both of these worlds together into photos that even 1,000 words couldn’t adequately describe!

Haehl, who is the owner of Indiana-based Coffee Creek Studio, loves to create photo collections based on classic holiday movies. She dresses tiny babies as characters from these favorite films. For the 2019 holiday season, Haehl decided to pay tribute to 1989’s “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” — and the results will bring just as many smiles and laughs as the Griswolds’ antics.

This image from @coffeecreekstudio re-creates a scene in which Clark Griswold daydreams about his new pool, complete with a visit from a cute lingerie counter girl.

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Here is image 2 of 3 🤣. Loved photographing this guy dreaming about his pool that he’s going to get with his bonus 🤣🤣🤣 images are a parody based off of the movie "National Lampoons Christmas Vacation" For sharing and licensing requests please contact [email protected] None of these photos would be possible without the collaboration of amazing vendors and the babies that help my visions come to life. I'm so thankful for the parents that allow me to photograph their babies in a humorous way. I can't thank them and the vendors enough! swimsuit by @sunrisebabyco . #coffeecreekstudio #newbornphotograpy #indiananewbornphotographer #indianapolisnewbornphotographer #newbornphotographer #shelbyvilleindiana #midwestnewbornphotographer #newbornprop #newbornposingideas #newbornmentor #newbornartist #newbornposing #indiananewbornmentor #babywhisperer #shelbyvillephotographer #christmasvacation #cousineddie

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The details in these photos show the labor of love Haehl took in recreating scenes from the movie. After all, you can’t celebrate a “fun, old-fashioned family Christmas” (as Clark calls it) without eggnog in the glass moose mugs, right?

These two little angels (played by the same baby) are all cuddled up and waiting for Santa after a tiring night of the cat getting into the Christmas lights and other holiday disasters!

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Well here they are!!!! This year we're celebrating a fun old-fashioned family Christmas!!! Here is image 1 of 3 🤣 The planning of these photos has taken well over a year and I'm SO excited to finally release them to all of you! I love having a good laugh and love sharing the laughter with all of you. Figuring out all of the perfect little details and pulling this off has been quite an exhausting process and all I can say is… "Hallelujah! Holy Sh*t! Where's the Tylenol?" – Clark Grizwold I hope you all have a Happy Thanksgiving and a very Merry Christmas! These images are a parody based off of the movie "National Lampoons Christmas Vacation" For sharing and licensing requests please contact [email protected] None of these photos would be possible without the collaboration of amazing vendors and the babies that help my visions come to life. I'm so thankful for the parents that allow me to photograph their babies in a humorous way. I can't thank them and the vendors enough! Outfits by @sunrisebabyco and dog and fried kitty by @jlscreationcorner . . #coffeecreekstudio #newbornphotograpy #indiananewbornphotographer #indianapolisnewbornphotographer #newbornphotographer #shelbyvilleindiana #midwestnewbornphotographer #newbornprop #newbornposingideas #newbornmentor #newbornartist #newbornposing #indiananewbornmentor #babywhisperer #shelbyvillephotographer #christmasvacation #cousineddie

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The funniest photo, though, has to be the one with little Cousin Eddie. The baby has rolled up in the mobile home and with his trusty dog Snot. He’s even wearing the white robe and is curled up on a “sewage pipe.” He looks to be right at home, ready to make merry with his in-laws for the holidays!

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Annnnnd last but not least 🤣 The set wouldn’t be complete without this one! Here is image 3 of 3 🤣 These images are a parody based off of the movie "National Lampoons Christmas Vacation" For sharing and licensing requests please contact [email protected] None of these photos would be possible without the collaboration of amazing vendors and the babies that help my visions come to life. I'm so thankful for the parents that allow me to photograph their babies in a humorous way. I can't thank them and the vendors enough! Outfits by @sunrisebabyco and dog, cigar and beer by @jlscreationcorner . . #coffeecreekstudio #newbornphotograpy #indiananewbornphotographer #indianapolisnewbornphotographer #newbornphotographer #shelbyvilleindiana #midwestnewbornphotographer #newbornprop #newbornposingideas #newbornmentor #newbornartist #newbornposing #indiananewbornmentor #babywhisperer #shelbyvillephotographer #christmasvacation #cousineddie #shittersfull #thattheresanrv

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Haehl specializes in family and newborn photography throughout the year but plans these themed shoots for months before the big day, with help from other vendors for clothing and props. Last year, she used “A Christmas Story” as her theme.

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Only 49 days until Christmas!!🎄 Ralphie loved his pink bunny suit I had made for him! 🤣 **Disclaimer** the BB gun is made of wood to ensure that he did NOT shoot his eye out during the creation of this photo. Big thank you to all of these vendors: Bunny outfit by @loveisprops who is always amazing at creating exactly what I need!! Bunny slippers by @puddypaddesigns stool and mini-rug by @theoriginalphotoblocks #achristmasstory #ralphie #christmasnewborn . . #coffeecreekstudio #newbornphotograpy #indiananewbornphotographer #indianapolisnewbornphotographer #shelbyvillenewbornphotographer #shelbyvilleindiana #midwestnewbornphotographer #newbornprop #newbornposingideas #newbornmentor #newbornartist #newbornposing #newbornmentor #indiananewbornmentor #babywhisperer #babyralphie #christmasnewborn @indygrammers #indygrammers

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“The planning of these photos has taken well over a year and I’m SO excited to finally release them to all of you!” she wrote on her Instagram page. “I love having a good laugh and love sharing the laughter with all of you. Figuring out all of the perfect little details and pulling this off has been quite an exhausting process and all I can say is … ‘Hallelujah! Holy Sh*t! Where’s the Tylenol?’ – Clark Grizwold.”

As far as we’re concerned, these were definitely worth all her hard work. We can’t wait to take some inspiration to our own holiday photos!