Handmade custom invitations & stationery
by Kristy Rice

Its seems every day our couples are getting more and more creative with their Unique Save the Date ideas!  The save the date is your first opportunity to begin telling the story of your love, life and happiness together.  Have fun, get creative and let loose a bit.  You have the whole invitation suite to be formal with! So today I have a roundup of some of the most inventive, unique and creative wedding save the date projects we’ve had the joy of creating! First up are a few Custom illustrated ideas where couples had us create imaginary landscapes and […]

My Best Friend’s Wedding plans are back in full force and so are my posts to keep you caught up on all the planning adventures!  Recently Amy’s save the dates left the studio in all their rich, colorful glory.  You might remember that her Eastern Shore wedding is inspired by Classics of Literature like Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn.  The color palette draws from Amy’s unabashed obsession with vibrant hues and adventurous palettes while the whimsical spirit of the celebration began with Stephen’s crafty proposal at a Florida Aquarium! Since Amy and Stephen’s story is so sweet, it deserved to […]

2011 has been good to us so far and we are all feeling incredibly blessed at the studio.  Having the opportunity to already fulfill some of my intentions shared here recently is pure joy.  Michael’s peonies are a painters dream come true.  A simple outline sketch on each thank you note was filled with thick, painterly brushstrokes in soft pink, white and sage shimmer inks. Sara and Eric’s timeline color palette reminds me of sherbet in lime and orange flavors.  The white hand painted touches throughout give the look a fresh feel and give focus to the clean lines of […]

We are off and running with 2011 projects and this week has already been full of some stunning painted paper goodies.  First up is Rachel bold and red Hibiscus bloom painted with sheer shimmer inks.  Papers choices included a lovely linen textured palm leaf pattern and a shimmery brick red cardstock.  The celebrations is unfolding at Zephyr Palace, Villa Caletas in Puerto Rico.   Rachel and Spencer’s artwork tag features a stunning view of the ceremony site with the serene waters as a backdrops.  Guests should be instantly enchanted by the scene, I know we were while painting the original! Next […]