Handmade custom invitations & stationery
by Kristy Rice

Our NYC Bridal Market adventure began with the artful show of Theia Couture.  The designer, Don O’Neill spoke briefly at the start about his fall 2012 collection designed to uphold Theia’s approachable pricepoint with the finest of details while offering select, more indulgent pieces.  A romantic goddess vibe unfolded as each model floated down the aisle.  Modern pleats in fluid textures, raw edges and iridescent flapper-esque embroidery was thrilling to see against more classic laces and chiffon textures.  My pen could barely keep up! The circular detailing was seen again and again but evolved from clean and unadorned to fussier […]

Ladies, you are in for a treat.  Jess, my creative assistant and I have spent the last 4 days in NYC in the throws of Bridal Market week.  Each day was filled with thrilling shows and intimate appointments with some of the worlds elite in Bridal Fashion.  Why are stationers interested in gowns you might ask?  Well, let me tell you.  Often we see images of beloved gown or heirloom jewelry piece that has inspired so much of our couples’ events.  We know you are finding delicious moments of inspiration in your gowns and accessories and we want to speak […]

Hello everyone!! Yes, that’s right it is nearly 8pm on a Saturday night and I am blogging!!  It must be something good, you’re thinking and you would be right.  Jess and I are lucky enough to be in NYC for Bridal Market previewing designer collections for fall 2012.  What a thrill to see bridal fashion interpreted in such varied ways by these talented artists. Get a peek at our schedule here, follow along through Monday here and take a look at some teasers from Romona Keveza and Douglas Hannant! Enjoy! So of course we could not let this weekend pass […]

Yesterday Katie and I were all tangled up in a painterly inspiration shoot of four new designs coming your way soon.  I set out to challenge myself a bit with super clean styling, un-fussy painting and modern detailing. Bravo to Jillian and hubby for some of my favorite shots to date.  They dove in and relished in every little detail… Have a look at a few iPhone shots:

Spring Santa Fe wedding anyone?  Yes please!!  Antonio and Bryan adore our Modern Sketched Landscapes and watercolor treatments so their very own version is underway… Spencerian Calligraphy,  Southwest Landscape Wedding Invitations, Las Campanas, Papers