Handmade custom invitations & stationery
by Kristy Rice

You can imagine my surprise when I received an email from one of my favorite bloggers,  Christy of Junebug Weddings last week! I created a hand-painted wedding invitation for the readers of Weddingbee PRO inspired by one of Christy’s Fashion Reports.  Well,  she loved my creation and today shared it with her readers. Thanks so much Christy!

Artful Admiration  will be a new post on the RiceInk blog.  As an artist who has been painting nearly every day for the last  20 years I have inevitably developed a list of  artists who I admire.  Georgia O’Keefe, for me, is the quintessential artist.  As a young painter myself I recall pouring over  100 Flowers,  marveling at each juicy floral.   In college O’ Keeffe’s Light Iris and many others graced my dorm room walls. What I admire most about O’Keeffe is her interpretations of subject matter.  To put it quite simply, she painted the flower as it made […]

As I browse the completed photos from the last week  I was surprised to a reoccurring muted palette.  I am a fan of color and tend to infuse some intense shades into every piece I create – or so I thought!  I must admit my new (and apparent) fondness of the classic fall wedding colors is obvious from the varied use of gold, brown, champagne and ivory.  From left to right, Marianne’s brown paisley gatefold featuring a shades of pink Vintage Lace Tree, Jennifer’s hand-brawn frame illustration with hand-painted details in gold and burgundy and Andrea’s simple but chic letterpress […]

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The planning adventures continue!  We met with our caterer about 2 weeks ago armed with dozens of inspiration photos and ideas galore…You may want to read more about the vintage charm  inspiration board, the red, yellow and orange color scheme, the destination save the dates and the venue. Pat Greenfield owns the fabulous Grico’s in Wyoming, PA.  Eating at Grico’s holds great memories for both the hubby and I.  From her homemade soup creations to soy noodles with peas at every July 4th party, Pat has it covered.   Can you see a pattern here?  It has been our goal […]