Handmade custom invitations & stationery
by Kristy Rice

watercolor-wedding-invitation

Elopements have a certain charm, a runaway of emotions where two hearts meet alone of perhaps just a small number of family and friends. Consider pushing aside the massive hoopla that can become so many wedding celebrations. {Elopements trade opulence for ohm, bursting budgets for balance and stress beyond measure for serenity and simplicity.} Rustic Watercolor Wedding Invitations turned elopement announcements here are festooned with all that glistens in the dusk light in the woods. Golden tones brushed onto a wood veneer envelope liner spark interest in the roughly torn edges of the announcement piece. Thick gold acrylic is used anything […]

watercolor-letterpress-wedding-invite

Blind letterpress printing has always captivated me.  There’s something magical about text and artwork being pressed deeply into thick, cottony stocks without and color from ink. In these Foil and Watercolor Wedding Invitations, each impression comfortably rests into the paper’s surface. This combined with seeing my illustrations beautifully diluted in this way is a joy. Blind letterpress is quite literally a letterpress impression in the paper without the use of any color – hence the “blind” name.  Subtlety and texture reign high here as the focal point of the piece is not color and bling, instead the wow becomes the nuance of the paper’s […]

watercolor-wedding-invite-gold

I travel friends, a lot apparently and 2015 was quite possibly the tie breaker year for my globetrotting urges.  Combine a love to adventure on a moment’s notice with a looming book deadline calling me to find exotic locations to shoot in and write about and there you have it…my craziest travel schedule to date.  We began in early September and landed right smack dab in the middle of December (and with a babe in my arms nonetheless).  Montana, France, Switzerland, West Virginia and then Texas…Yup all in a matter of two months. Today though is a diary post of my […]

night-sky-glam-new-years-invitation

We’ve been so excited to finally share this Night Sky Glam New Year’s Invitation with you, it’s truly stunning and unique. It’s been quite the project! Created for a New Year’s eve gala, it take inspiration from all things artistic, ethereal, and astrological. It starts with a fully hand painted, textural, and dramatic box, and opens  to reveal a watercolor night sky, sparkling silver foil, and includes a piece of rose quartz as a symbolic gift to guests. Glamorous, abstract, modern, and luxurious…. everything you could ask for at a New Year’s Eve gala!