Handmade custom invitations & stationery
by Kristy Rice

Earlier this year I contributed to the Aisle File Editorial of Destination Weddings and Honeymoons Magazine.  The story was simple; how to build the best Wedding Welcome Bag possible?  As a stationer, we see things from a different angle and had a blast curating items for the ultimate Wedding Welcome Bag!! We began with the artwork of course and this beauty below was well underway after my Costa Rica trip in January, so I put the finishing touches on the painting and went right to work creating the itinerary booklet with this new pattern as it’s focus. Next, the container.  […]

I’m back from Engage!12 for nearly a week now and it’s impact is just starting to soak in.  As my business grows older and hopefully a bit wiser I realize the ever increasing value in making real, face to face connections.  I’ve been a Twitter fanatic for nearly 5 years and can tell you countless stories of how my business has been changed by tweets and online conversations.  Facebook updates have brought fabulous couples into my life and Instagram has proven to be a powerful way to curate and communicate my style.  Add face-time to the social media mix and […]

So I have a story for you and not the kind of story you might expect to hear after I’ve been at a fabulously orchestrated, glam conference in Las Vegas.  As on onlooker you may think our days are filled with all that is beautiful, creative and just plain wonderful.  I must admit, I have pinch-me moments often as my job, the way I make a living and support my family in most ways is a dream.    BUT, there are some days that try the soul.  Last Saturday was one of those days for me. A stationers worst nightmare came […]

Spoke with Emily today who along with her finace is drawing inspiration from so many places… many wonderful places.  Rich natural textures, scenic landscapes, literature and even a tree spirit or two.  I’m enamored. Inka Essenhigh Artwork, Papers, Abstract Watercolor Wedding Invitations, Thoreau Quote