Handmade custom invitations & stationery
by Kristy Rice

If I were a gown designer, I would want to be Claire Pettibone.  She speaks a language of art and love all wrapped up in divine fabric and detail that resonates with the whimsical artist in all of us.  Even if you might never wear a Pettibone frock, you can’t help but get pulled in to her magical world. So when we had the chance to vision in paint and pretty for Claire’s runway show last fall you can imagine…just imagine…  We started with a few swatches of fabrics and a muted color palette.  I then developed a floral pattern […]

Check out Part I of my Atlanta adventure… Read on for more! Atlanta breezed by in a whirlwind way leaving me with sore feet, good memories and a few remaining red velvet cupcakes made by the lovely Sharon.  But seriously, my trek to Atlanta was less about the food I ate of the laughs I had and all about the people I connected with.  Your besties on Twitter become real people face to face and suddenly you feel like you’ve know them forever, in a small but real way. Starting the day with 3 Claire Pettibone gowns staring you down […]

If I made gowns I would want to be Claire Pettibone.  Not trying to be creepy, not at all, I promise.  I have a certain affinity for the aesthetic of this over-the-moon-and-back-talent of a designer who is as humble as humble gets.   I’ll admit I was dying to see her runway show along with the rest of the world.  Space was limited so I  asked for some time in her booth to soak it all in up close and personal, and the team was happy to oblige.  I sat quietly, happy to just observe the mini-show underway where select gowns […]