Handmade custom invitations & stationery
by Kristy Rice

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We’re so happy to share this Soft Watercolor Venue Illustration Wedding Stationery suite with you! All of Karlene’s luxurious stationery drew inspiration from her fantastic wedding location, The Ashford Estate. Each piece featured a different view of the property, to give guests a peek at where the festivities would take place. Not only did each piece have a different illustration, but as presentation of the suite was super-important to the bride, we created layers of softly hand-painted pieces to unwrap. We began with the invite itself, set against opulent cardstocks and a subtle lavender watercolor wash in a gatefold presentation. This […]

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We were honored to work with bride Katie on all of her summery Watercolor Florals and Greens wedding invitations, save the dates, and accessories last year, and are excited to share a few glimpses here with you! She combined scenic custom venue illustrations with soft white roses and leaves. We love her simple green and white color palette, carried through the stationery and florals. Katie and AY were married in the lovely countryside near Charlottesville, Virginia, and their watercolor save the date featured the rolling Blue Ridge Mountains. {The stationery we created fit perfectly into a wedding that matched sweet Southern […]

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Here’s a wintry Yosemite landscape to get you in the mood for hot chocolate and fuzzy socks this weekend, as we celebrate with family. Happy holidays to all!

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We have an extra-special seasonal surprise today: a totally custom illustrated Advent Calendar Christmas Card! Complete with twenty-five folding windows, the whole piece folds up to fit in a mailing envelope. Each die-cut window reveals a different festive, wintry illustration to count down the nights till Christmas! Hand painted snowflakes add a little whimsical decoration to the card, and the envelope liner is personalized the our couple’s airplane. As a greeting, we used a bit of the famous Christmas poem by Clement Clarke Moore: Twas the night before Christmas, when all thro’ the house, Not a creature was stirring, not even a […]

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Our Painterly Prose this morning comes from Jennifer Mauricio, whose sweet style we have featured before on the blog. It goes perfectly with our watercolor artwork, and has a life of its own.