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 […]

Every one and a while a project comes along that captures your heart.  This is one of those projects. Many of you know from following over the years, I’ve been involved with the iconic Engage! Wedding Symposiums for the past 5 years.  Not your typical conference by far, these epic gatherings are a mingling of minds, hearts and passions.  Twice a year I join the best in the industry in some of the most impressive locations coast to coast; from Grand Cayman and Las Vegas, to San Diego and the incomparable Breakers in Palm Beach. Rebecca and Kathryn of Engaging […]

So I have a story for you and not the kind of story you might expect to hear after I’ve been at a fabulously orchestrated, glam conference in Las Vegas.  As on onlooker you may think our days are filled with all that is beautiful, creative and just plain wonderful.  I must admit, I have pinch-me moments often as my job, the way I make a living and support my family in most ways is a dream.    BUT, there are some days that try the soul.  Last Saturday was one of those days for me. A stationers worst nightmare came […]