Handmade custom invitations & stationery
by Kristy Rice

When I have the chance to work with Cortnie from Canvas and Canopy and Carissa from JL Designs, I know good things are coming.  Leila from Be Inspired PR orchestrated a dinner party for some of her blogger friends.  Meaning to treat these ladies to a night a expertly crafted food and perfectly paired wine, she gathered the best team for the job.  Beyond the food and spirits, the innovative decor wowed us all.  Cortnie and Carissa are known for their uncanny ability to define new trends and this Wine and Dine evening did just that.  So what’s next for […]

Bold blue made a reoccurring appearance in the studio this week.  Envelopments’ Mercury Blue has become a staple here and this week acted out both it spirited and reserved personalities.  First up are Melissa’s Vintage Lotus Save the Dates.  Mercury Blue is front and center and accented with a regal damask and saturated orange hues.  Painted consisted of gold strokes, persimmon dots and soft green leaf accents.  Wow!  Se more of the project’s progression plus a peek at her invitations here… Alison’s day of menus featured the same Mercury Blue but in a much more understated voice.  Blue Delphinium  paired […]

I paint everyday.  Mostly for couples, to tell their beautiful love  stories. This pattern tells my story.  At a shoot in Baltimore for Eco Beautiful Magazine, I fell in love with a bouquet on site.  The team found me hovering over the darn thing between sessions sketching feverishly.  The bouquet went home with me as a parting gift and within the next 24 hours this watercolor evolved.  It is now a full scale pattern and making it’s way into some newness at the studio that has me tingling. Neon brights mingled with golden tones…a bit of pen and ink and […]