Handmade custom invitations & stationery
by Kristy Rice

What can you say about iconic Monique Lhuillier that hasn’t already been said? All I can tell you is that she certainly doesn’t disappoint. The collection was nothing short of what the designer describes as her “floral fantasy”. A larger than life image of blue hydrangeas (can I volunteer myself right now to paint this for the next collection?) set the stage for the parade of frothy frocks. You can imagine the shock to discover  my seat  front and center with the biggest names in bridal media prepped to watch this gorgeous show unfold?  It was truly an honor.  I’m […]

While in NY we had the privilege of popping in on Project Runway designer Carol Hannah, who extended us a gracious invite to her studio for a peek at what she has in the works. While not showing a collection at Bridal Market,  the savvy designer still had quite a few frocks up her tailored sleeves.  Carol Hannah is taking her youthful and feminine aesthetic and translating it into an affordable and effortlessly chic new line for the bride in a DIY mind.  Retaining all the quality, flowing silhouettes and attention to detail you would expect is key but while […]

I could barely contain my excitement at the Fall 2012 Romona Keveza show.  From the minute we entered the ballroom at the iconic St. Regis Hotel in NYC drama was in play.  Lighting were glowing golden, the soft hum of the crowd was building and my sketchbook was already filling as I peeked at press releases waiting on my seat.  The lights dimmed and a Parisian inspired sound filled the space.  Energy in the room was palpable as the models graced the runway. I feverishly sketched and could see that color was integral to Romona Keveza’s Fall 2012 line.  Tiffany […]

We heard some joyful news yesterday about Amanda from 100 Layer Cake!  You guessed it, she’s engaged!  Wishing Amanda and Tim much bliss on the journey before them.  XOXO Just picked up some pure pigment shimmer watercolor and this news gave me the perfect opportunity to break them in!