Handmade custom invitations & stationery
by Kristy Rice

Claire planned an over the top celebration for her twins’ B’nai Mitzvah.  First a trek to Jamaica where Alanna and A.J. were called to the Torah and then the big party at home.  These lavishly painted invitation set the tone for a sophisticated yet tropical inspired affair! From the invitation and maps to the artwork tags and reply card there were hundreds of brushstrokes on each of these beauties.  Creamy inks mixed with shimmer in shades of gold, ivory, green, coral and taupe. Jess and Stephanie labored over this watercolor map, complete with a detailed painting of a vintage compass.  […]

If you’ve read my blog for more than a month, you likely know my affinity for the Southwest.   Affinity maybe doesn’t describe it best since I did recently entice friends and family to a southwest locale for our renewal celebration.  Read more on that here.  Anyway, when Project Wedding reached out to have me create stationery pieces for their latest inspiration shoot, the words organic and southwest were all I had to hear.  I was hooked. Laid back, authentic, richly textured are all words to describe this wedding inspiration.  The painted paper pieces began with pencil sketches to impart a […]

Wrapping up my Behind the Scenes look at Trellis Shoot today.  To get caught up with all the lovely Tangerine Tango Wedding Inspiration, check here, here and here!! To celebrate the launch of Envelopments’ newest pattern designed exclusively from my hand painted watercolors, I created three distinct stationery suites.  Each is meant to show off a unique face of Trellis. First up we have the modern take on Trellis with a hand drawn font, graphite scribbled envelope liner and watercolor washed backdrop.  The Trellis layer even features extra detail added individually with pencil. Next was the feature stationery suite seen […]

You may have seen our feature on Green Wedding Shoes last week?  Well let me tell you a story… Dresses by The Dessy Group There is nothing I enjoy painting more than florals.  For years I tried to hide that fact and make nice with every design trend that passed my nose.  Being versatile keeps things interesting, so I do love a good landscape painting session or sitting down with the pencil to craft a new pattern, BUT my first love will always be floral. When Envelopments approached me about collaborating on a watercolor pattern featuring the floral designs I […]

A dreamy color palette filled with bold surprises in crimson and raspberry.  Organic textures mix with a subtle literary nod seen in the Vintage Book Wedding Invitations… Mint Green Mirror Room, Papers, Saipua Poppies