Handmade custom invitations & stationery
by Kristy Rice

My artist brain is swimming in shades of red raspberry, fuchsia and all thing Peony after chatting with Nicole about her wedding invitation vision.  When someone love flowers as much as I do, well…I get pretty inspired.  How about those etched glass charms?  Dreaming up the perfect invitation presentation design to include these lovelies!  There is something enchanting about this mix of tonal reds, fuchsia and pink…the richness lends itself to a masterful watercolor painting…don’t you think? Raspberry Garden Roses, Papers, Pink Peony Wedding Invitation, Glass Charms

If you’ve read my blog for more than 6 months you know that I love to celebrate.  Small, impromptu parties and more involved affairs that take months of planning – I love it all!  My affinity for artful stationery always takes me to one question for clients and myself when beginning a project – “what do you envision your celebration feeling like”.  Celebrations are about feeling; feeling a moment and making it last a bit longer, feeling an environment so strongly it gets burned in your brain forever…this is what I love about throwing parties and crafting celebrations – we […]

So I’m back to dive in deeper to the stationery I created for My Best Friend’s Wedding.  I warn you, I took every opportunity to express myself and this couple on paper so there is no shortage of painted paper detail here.  The save the date was all about introducing guests to #1, the bold color palette and #2, poke a bit of fun at the curious wedding venue the couple chose….yup, look closely, no joke. The Message in the Bottle Wedding Invitation Design is one I’ve talked about before but I just can’t help myself…talking about it again.  From […]

Inspiring chat with Francesca today…bursting with ideas to bring her warm, glitter-filled aesthetic to life.  Envisioning florals but in an understated way. Coral Palette, Floral Pattern Wedding Invitation, Papers, Bouquet, Glitter The neon watercolor film capturing her favorite pattern of mine coming to life! Kristy Rice • Neon Pink Watercolor Story (Short) from birdhouse productions. on Vimeo.

It’s hard to believe My Best Friend’s Wedding was over two years ago!  Since then Amy and Stephen’s Vintage Riverboat wedding has graced the pages of Bridal Guide Magazine and the wedding blog, United with Love.  I’m so, so excited to finally share a full look into their colorful and spirited celebration. It all started with these message in a bottle invitations featuring a sketching of the riverboat on which Amy and Stephen would host their cocktail hour! Imagining a more appropriate ceremony site for these two would be hard…the bay-check, a cool, old, crooked tree – check…. Handmade, paper […]