Handmade custom invitations & stationery
by Kristy Rice

If you’ve read my blog for more than 6 months you know that I love to celebrate.  Small, impromptu parties and more involved affairs that take months of planning – I love it all!  My affinity for artful stationery always takes me to one question for clients and myself when beginning a project – “what do you envision your celebration feeling like”.  Celebrations are about feeling; feeling a moment and making it last a bit longer, feeling an environment so strongly it gets burned in your brain forever…this is what I love about throwing parties and crafting celebrations – we […]

Putting brush to invitation paper again an again multiplied by 100, 200 or 25, whatever the number may be on a given studio day, gives my soul peace and a promise of our continued authenticity in this whirlwind world of easily printed, poorly manufactured, appropriated and remodeled goods.  Kristy Rice – Neon Pink Watercolor Story from Kristy Rice on Vimeo by Birdhouse Productions I first experienced watercolor at about age 5.  Someone gifted me a plastic case full of crayola pans of watercolor pigments.  Somehow I recall being confused and interested at how the hard, colorful material could turn into […]

I woke up the morning of this editorial shoot to my phone going insane with messages and buzzing and I knew that could not possibly mean anything good.  It was pouring rain, I mean sheets of unrelenting rain that make it hard to drive, let alone style delicate flowers and prep fragile stationery for photographing in a field of flowers.  I had been dreaming up this project with a group of friends and artists for months.  I had the hand painted gown which was the centerpieces of our story for only one day.  Only one choice remained.  Work on… So […]

The day has come and I couldn’t be more thrilled!!! If you follow me on Instagram or we’re friends on Facebook you may know we’ve had something cooking over here for the last few months! Over the last 10 years, we’ve had the pure joy of creating art for couples everywhere.  Along the way I’ve been asked again and again to create art pieces for the everyday and finally the time has come.  Perhaps the reason this shop is such a long time coming is because I decided that if I was going to open a shop, it had to […]