Handmade custom invitations & stationery
by Kristy Rice

Last week, we were featured on one of our favorite blogs, Green Wedding Shoes!  The first of three “Inspired Ink” style collaborations with Jen was posted last week with the two others to follow soon! Thought I would share a few behind the scenes shots not seen here! Close-up of the storybook Sculpted Bloom. Paint spattered circles just before being sculpted into blooms! A huge thank you to Jen for making this dream a reality for me!

Flowers are blooming like mad here at the studio.  From bold, graphic patterns to lush romantic bouquet style illustrations, we cannot get enough of this garden inspired subject matter!  Two projects in particular were the talk of the studio this week.  Kate’s Vintage Petal Pattern in shades of aqua, fuchsia and pale yellow were a blast to hand paint.  The graceful swoosh of each petal accented by lively yellow dots are just perfect to welcome Kate’s spring wedding.  Kate’s design really transformed from her original concept begun last summer, have a peek! Melanie’s intricate, custom illustrated peony pattern is a […]

Several months ago, on the recommendation of Liene Stevens, I began following, Unruly Things.  Alyson, the author, gathers a variety of mindful inspirations drawing from all outlets, including photography, fashion and everyday life.   Recently she shared details regarding the opening of Saipua’s new shop in Red Hook, NY and shared these gorgeous images. Lovely images by Mindy Best What struck me most about the Saipua photos is the playful mix of contrasting details; rustic and refined, new and weathered, rough and smooth.  So I began with one of my newest design collections -Sculpted Blooms. The blooms made from patterned handmade […]