Handmade custom invitations & stationery
by Kristy Rice

Last week, to show my support for the ladies over at Southern Weddings, (so excited about their new issue coming in November!) I entered this fun little contest!  The rules: Create an I Love SW photo showing your style – no Photoshop allowed!  Steph, had the fab idea of creating little cards to be hung on a tree branch right outside our studio door.  I went to work featuring all eight of our signature Vintage patterns on each card complete with hand-painted stokes of scarlett ink.  I tied each card with vintage fabrics and hung them from a lovely, yet […]


I created the look using my delicate lacy leaves pattern in a olive green ink.  Soft gold hand-painted details in select leaves add a subtle vintage feel.

Say the phrase hand-painted wedding invitation and most do a double take…then ask “for small orders right?” or inquire “well you reproduce each one on the computer?”.  All of these are valid responses I admit as the thought of individually hand-painting hundreds of pieces is initially mind boggling.  Let me be the first to tell you, it is mind boggling, requires tremendous patience and skill, but YES,  here at Momental Designs  we have been hand-painting each and every invitation since our beginnings in 2003. I thought I would take a moment to further explain the painting process and give a […]

Karyn B.

I am thrilled with this pattern for your collection. It is soft and feminine without being too over the top girly…


I experimented with two new patterns – the first is a version of the design used in the save the date but with a focus on leaves instead of flowers. The second is my drawn damask pattern. I used a palette of gold, brown, textured ivory and subtle touches of copper.