Kristy Rice is indeed a storyteller of style; communicating for her brides in paint and pen, paper and prose, very personal stories with attention to detail and an unmistakable sense of hand. Kristy’s intuitive skill is in combining her distinctive watercolor technique with her decorative painting style and whimsical illustrations.
In less than a decade, her personal obsession with the visual arts has evolved into an innovative international brand which garners attention from wedding publications around the world. Armed with a curated team of stationery artists, designers and craftsmen, Kristy has transformed wedding stationery into a persuasive and compelling medium that brings an artistic experience to couples worldwide. As a trailblazer of hand-painted wedding stationery, Kristy and her team have literally painted their way into the hearts’ of couples everywhere…
As exhibited in her vast portfolio, art is for her not an act, but a lifestyle. As expressed daily on her blog RiceInk, Kristy finds inspiration all around her, from her own creative projects and business philosophy, to her personal experiences and travels around the world.
Widely regarded as a wedding industry tastemaker, Kristy has been commissioned by various brands and outlets to produce creative projects focusing on wedding style and color trends. Recent contributions and collaborations include a hand painted stationery suite for Claire Pettibone’s Fall runway show; a Vintage Styled wedding feature for Bridal Guide Magazine; various color trend stories for The Knot; and a southwest cover shoot captured on location in Zion National Park for Destination I Do Magazine. Always striving to find new mediums to express her artistry, Kristy’s artwork has graced the products of well-known paper brands, Envelopments® and Papyrus.
Kristy Rice shares her heart through each carefully placed brushstroke or turn of hand, and those expressions continue to beguile, inform and describe a world her client’s and fellow creatives love.