Handmade custom invitations & stationery
by Kristy Rice

custom-calligraphy

Good morning! To celebrate the warm spell we’ve had the last couple of days, here are some whimsical pink blooms that compliment Meant to Be Calligraphy’s graceful script. 

watercolor-wedding-invites

Although fall is just around the corner, we wanted to share a lovely spring wedding, which took place with Washington DC as the backdrop. Since both the bride and groom are in the armed forces, there was a definite military flair to the ceremony. Along with our cityscape artwork, we added some delicate pink cherry blossoms, as a nod to the time of year with these Washington DC Cherry Blossom Wedding Invitations. A custom illustration of the chapel (where the ceremony took place) was the first glimpse as guests opened the invitations. Red, white, and blue bunting on the enclosures add a patriotic […]

flower-wedding-invite-wedding-trends

Well friends, my 2016 has officially started today as I’ve been on maternity leave since before Thanksgiving! Trends are on my mind lately and after scouring runway images and trend reports from the fashion industry I’ve a good handle on my predictions for 2016 Wedding Invitation trends.  I’m thrilled to say Big Floral Wedding Invites are back! We’ve seen the floral trend ebb and flow over the last 12 years in business.  While floral wedding invite designs have always been a mainstay, they are not always “on trend” per se. We’ve seen the tradition of all white weddings come and go and […]

the-greenbrier-artistic-inspiration

The Greenbrier in White Sulfur Springs, West Virginia was a dream come true.  Just as I imagined, stepping through the doors of the grand entrance was much like stepping back in time.  As An Artist at The Greenbrier I felt like I was walking hallowed halls.  Grand lives had been lived in these spaces and finally I had become a small part of the spirit of The Greenbrier. I literally spent four days walking the property, lingering in every room, peeking into ballrooms and sketching while perched on countless overstuffed, floral print chairs.  I went outside once friends, just once.  […]

Learn more about Envelopments’ newest pattern named “Trellis” created exclusively with my watercolor paintings! Meet Trellis and me Tuesday May 22nd at the National Stationery Show. We’ll be guests at Envelopments’ booth (#2462), showing off some of our latest creations with their newest pattern!  Hope to see you there!! XO