Handmade custom invitations & stationery
by Kristy Rice

Happy Thanksgiving!

Until next week everyone!Don’t miss a thing next week – An Artful Life will take a peek into my Holiday decor craziness.Real Wedding Friday will feature one of my all time favs!

Rebecca called me about two months ago with a lovely quote she wanted to center her entire invitation design around. The Vintage Lacy Tree was the perfect collection, so I created a tree-scape featuring a tandem bicycle. Rebecca hoped her invite would speak of simple elegance with a vintage flare. The lacy wrap was the perfect touch of softness and nestles casually within the lovely poem… If you are incorporating some sort of prose into your invitation – I would love to hear more!

I don’t know if anyone else feels as if November has just flown by…but I certainly do! I realized that I need to have my Holiday Party Invitations in the mail by next week!!! A hand-drawn map of my town as the centerpiece for this year’s invite is an idea I have been cooking up since September. Since most of my guests live very near my home and have for their whole lives, I thought this would be well received. The hubby’s family love nothing more than storytelling about fishing trips on Lake Louise or apple picking in Brace’s Orchard, […]

I was compelled to continue with the Liancarlo inspiration from last week. I can’t get enough of the encrusted detail bodice! I am so drawn to the sparkle and texture. I decided to try my hand at a stationery inspiration board ( big thanks to Kathryn from Snippet and Ink for her daily gems). So many of my clients work with me very early on in the planning process. The custom samples I create for them become their own inspiration palette. Very often my samples find their way to florists, caterers and beyond as each bride orchestrates the many details […]

Short and sweet this week. I just adore this quote! This sweet design was created for Jody and Randy. I combined happy shades of yellow with my whimsical watercolor tree with sheer shimmer hand-painted details. Does anyone feel like lemonade??