Handmade custom invitations & stationery
by Kristy Rice

It’s been a bit since I’ve shared the latest leaving the studio but today I promise to make up for lost time.  We’ve been painting away the last few months and are blown away by the color palettes and creativity of our couples.  Fall is in the air and our paintbrushes are full of rich inks for the season! Christine’s deep purple anemones, dahlias and berries combined to create a richly textured bouquet.  A touch of crimson balances the look just perfectly. Have a look here to see how her design evolved! Saturated eggplants cardstocks are the main attraction in […]

Last week was peppered with the painting of two very floral bouquets.  Both of our couples adored a blushy-pink color palette and a mix of classic blooms like Ranunculus, Peach Amaryllis and Garden Roses.  First up was Kaitlin’s bouquet…with the lovely Pieris added to the mix. The original was quite vibrant so when it came time for Kaitlin’s invitation sample I toned down the palette a bit with a more muted over-painting in shades of peach, blush and sage greens…  My Trellis Pattern with Envelopments was added to give a subtle and sophisticated shimmer and texture to the layering. Next […]

There is something effortless about these images.  These shots feel like Brad and Jess woke up one morning and decided to take a walk to hug, love and goof around. They just happened to do it all with Amber around.   Nothing overdone, nothing too contrived, just simple beauty captured on the hottest of summer days.  The wedding is coming up lightening fast and September 22nd, we know, will be here in a flash.  With the wedding looming it is even more poignant to see these images today…to inspire a sense of slow-down, to bring it all back to basics. […]

With summer in full bloom (pun intended), I’ve been painting the weekends away.  Whether I pluck the freshest from my Mom’s garden or find some pretties at the local market, there has been no shortage of flora for me to capture.  Last weekend I found the most gorgeous creamy, blushy Lisianthus.  Rich, violet snapdragons were nearby and went home with me as well! I decided to work in a circle this time around to accentuate the graceful lines of the Lisianthus and Snapdragon stems… I’m still obsessed with my nearly noen pink watercolor and seem to be adding it to […]

When Janie from The Bride’s Cafe gets in touch about a creative project, I know we are soon all in for a treat.  The Summer issue of Reverie Magazine featured a sweet and breezy shoot of real couple Lydia and David, who eloped last year leaving them with no real wedding images.  Well, not anymore!  Anne Robert Photography captured the couple who are so obviously in love along with some of the prettiest details! Jess created this suite while I was traveling.  A few phone calls and some creative brainstorming led to this suite filled with fanciful watercolor prisms and […]