Handmade custom invitations & stationery
by Kristy Rice

Websters 1828 dictionary defines Heirloom as the following: HEIR-LOOM, noun are-loom. Any furniture, movable, or personal chattel, which by law descends to the heir with the house or freehold; as tables, cupboards, bedsteads, etc. Love it…and at this statement’s heart is a powerful idea…What is some-thing you adore so much that you would cherish and protect it for the duration of your life, in the hopes it could be passed to future generations?  My mind wanders to a Family Bible, stuffed with hair clippings, momentous greeting cards and the occasional invitation; all heirlooms too, I’d say.  So that is where […]

When Amanda of Ashley Baber Weddings asked me to get involved in this editorial for one of my favorites, Southern Weddings Magazine, how could I resist?  Now you may be wondering why I’m beginnning 2014 with just another wedding shoot post and I don’t blame you.  All our Facebook and Instagram feeds are filled with promises of a new leaf being turned or grand ideas for the year 2014.  Tis the season for renewing your life and mind, right?  Well I decided to begin the first full week of 2014 with this post for one simple reason.  Love. If you […]

It’s been a busy season here at the studio and way too long since the last Peek into the Studio! I love this time of year as we’re still creating suites for summer while wrapping up fall wedding invitations – the best of both worlds… First is Allyza’s eclectic wedding invitation combining watercolor sketches of a vineyard scene surrounded by late summer blooms like Lisianthus and Dahlias…The intensity of the Walnut veneer adds elegance and sophistication overall in an unexpected way. Allyza chose to wrap her Pocketfold with lace and a simple tag illustrating the wedding venue… Deanna’s suite combines […]

I’m back today with more from our editorial in the latest Destination I Do Magazine!  Have a look here and here to get caught up… Initially inspired by the Segoe Lily, the stationery took on a decidedly more muted palette, so pops of aqua and red could be the standouts when they occurred. The studio shot of the suit shows of the various textured stocks and painting techniques used.  Sheer, shimmery gold, creamy whites and aqua and peach watercolor tones tell the stationery story here… The light that day changed faster than we could imagine.  From washed out sunlight at […]