Handmade custom invitations & stationery
by Kristy Rice

Art Deco is a movement with force.  We are seeing it everywhere; cakes, stationery, gowns, you name it.  The strong lines and sharp character of classic Deco details are gaining momentum in events of both modern and classic sensibilities.  So what defines this design movement that gained it’s footing in the mid 1920’s? How is Deco different from it’s predecessor, Art Nouveau?  Read on and I’ll share a bit from of our world, Deco style! Strong lines and architectural shapes help define an Art Deco look.  Contrast between shape and color are big.  Our Art Deco Wedding Invitation from the […]

Just off the phone with Danielle and the ideas are spinning.  A subtly Deco vibe infused with the eclectic nature of our Versailles Swirl collection is at hand.  The subdued palette of navy, blush, ivory and silver will play nicely with the blank canvas that is The Green Building in NYC.  Oh,  I am dying to dive in…. The Green Buidling in NYC, Deco Wallpaper, Garden Rose Poloroid, Art Deco Wedding Invitation, Versailles Swirl Wedding Invitation, Papers

This week’s favorites from the painting table are a varied bunch.  Each project holds so much sentimentality for its couple and family and we are honored to have brought these stories to life!  First up is Leigh’s Art Deco inspired wedding invitation.  A few photos of family heirlooms from Leigh are all we needed to begin.  I sketched a favorite brooch for it’s detailed design and round shape which translated effortlessly into this classic tiled pattern.  Hand painted dots and splashes of gold and gunmetal inks added over the top texture against the shimmer papers she chose. Art Deco Brooch […]