Handmade custom invitations & stationery
by Kristy Rice

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Tropical orchids abound in this colorful Hawaii wedding invitations. Strong fuchsia and white blooms create a dramatic frame for a cut-away view of a lush tropical island. Heavy white and gold hand painting is a fun contrast to the soft flowing watercolor oceanscape. With so much artwork, not much else is needed to get everyone excited for the event!

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Bright, vibrant watercolor florals, clean gold foil with wispy brushstrokes, a colorful map, all matched with thick white cotton cardstock… what a treat for the eyes! Ayla’s tropical invitation builds on her save the date, featuring the Brazilian seaside town of Trancoso, where her wedding took place. For more ideas for a destination Brazil invitation, look

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Last year I was asked to be a part of this Havana Nights editorial with a dream team of creatives – and when I say dream team, I mean only that many of us had worked together before and just gelled. Held at The Lombardi House in  Los Angeles, California every moment was choc full of color and fun.  Slightly throwback but all with a modern hand, every flower, artwork detail and decor decision was driven by a Cuban aesthetic reminiscent of Mid Century glamour living. We contributed a full suite of stationery to include a cigar box invitation, hand […]

Earlier this year I contributed to the Aisle File Editorial of Destination Weddings and Honeymoons Magazine.  The story was simple; how to build the best Wedding Welcome Bag possible?  As a stationer, we see things from a different angle and had a blast curating items for the ultimate Wedding Welcome Bag!! We began with the artwork of course and this beauty below was well underway after my Costa Rica trip in January, so I put the finishing touches on the painting and went right to work creating the itinerary booklet with this new pattern as it’s focus. Next, the container.  […]

Today I am thrilled to share a collection created for a special friend of mine in the industry, the ever-incredible Karen Tran of Karen Tran Florals in San Diego, CA.  Karen and I met via phone after she discovered my stationery design that was inspired by her iconic suspended floral creations.  She called me up and literally the rest was history.  Last year Karen headed to Maui to craft this incredible shoot at The Four Seasons Resort in Wailea with our painted designs featuring Envelopments stocks were woven throughout. I have to admit that when given a limited palette of […]