Handmade custom invitations & stationery
by Kristy Rice

Budget Savvy Blogger

About two weeks ago I was presented with the opportunity to contribute to the Southern Wedding Lauch Party Swag Bags. Of course the Momental Team was thrilled to go to work creating our Vintage Lace notes to be included in the bags. Choosing a color palette of pale blue, pool, and fuchsia, the note cards turned out to be a favorite accessory of attendee and blogger, Jessica Miller of the popular blog Budget Savvy Bride I would like to send my sincere thanks to Jessica for mentioning Momental Designs in her blog. Any bride that has been bitten by the […]

While browsing through the many designer galleries on Grace Ormond’s WeddingStyleMagazine.com I became enchanted by the billowing, layered looks from the Vera Wang Spring 2009 collection – I’m in love with that buttery yellow and subtle glow these fabrics posses. photos courtesy www. weddingstylemagazine.com Paper flowers immediately came to mind – not stiff, smooth cardstock but soft, supple rice papers sculpted into a luscious single blossom. Perched at the corner of this classic and almost stark layout, the bloom appears soft, unencumbered and perfectly placed.

One of my favorite pieces to create is the personal thank you letter, as I like to call them. These letters are typically given by the bride or groom to members of the wedding party, close family or each other. At Momental we like to create elaborate pieces meant to be treasured for a lifetime. How do we do it? – a meaningful combination of custom illustrations, select poetry, pocket presentations and detailed finishing. Recently I created a letter for Eugenia to present to her husband to be the morning of their nuptials. Eugenia’s letter included an E.E. Cummings poem, […]

The Hubby and I are preparing for a self-drive tour of Ireland in mid-February. “Mr. Engineer” and master planner has been reading books & marking maps while I have been planning my trip by photo inspiration of the lovely rolling hills & rugged coastline I hope to capture in watercolor. Several of my recent brides call Ireland home, so I have been chatting with them for their insights. I may even have the chance to meet Darlene, who recently opened a wedding boutique and would like to represent my work – how fun! I am most excited to visit Galway […]

About two years ago I traveled to Longwood Gardens in Philadelphia and spent the day painting in their many lush greenhouses. One of my fav illustrations that day was the Picasso calla. As I was flipping through my new copy of InStyle Weddings last week I noticed that the Picasso Calla is the new “it” flower, and rightly so! With shades of purple making a huge comeback this season, the Picasso bloom is a stunning choice with its rich aubergine hue, touches of crisp white and graceful shape. Detail from Kristin’s invite last spring. Love this bouquet from Petal’s Edge. […]