Handmade custom invitations & stationery
by Kristy Rice

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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 […]

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We’ve created many a myriad of takes on the traditional couples’ family crest, but none quite like this one. These Modern Crest Wedding Invitations were articulated in timeless white engraving on linen cardstock, gold foil with hand painted abstract florals. From the beginning, Wendy had clear ideas for the design and presentation of her stationery. Each one was nested in a custom made, hand painted wood crate, with a full silk bow and a lusciously painted ensemble folder. Organic, free-flowing calligraphy from Kelle McCarter defines the body of the design, crowned with a monogrammed crest incorporating the same floral pattern. {As an extra glint of glam, gold […]

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If you follow me on Instagram, the news of my second book contract (#onebooktwobooks) won’t be a surprise. If you need to get up to speed on the progress on book #1 (#kristysbook), read here and here. About one month after signing a contract for the manuscript due in December, I signed another for 3 manuscripts due the second week of July!! {God has really knocked my socks off with his blessings this year.  He seems to be clearing paths in places I never imagined and each day I’m excited to wake up and see what happens!} Of course I […]

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If you follow along here on the blog, you’ll know our big news!  We’re waiting on a baby friends!! We’re not matched yet and for those of you not familiar with adoption lingo, we haven’t yet met our destined birthmom, but we are praying to meet her soon! The Hubby and I decided early in this process that we wanted to be prepared.  We decided that preparing a nursery and proceeding with traditional celebrations like a baby shower were important to us. {Many may not understand our decision or think we’re “jumping the gun” so to speak but we decided […]

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{Well friends, it’s time.  Time to share with you very scary-exciting-I-may-fall-off-chair news with you all. } If you follow along on Instagram or Facebook, this won’t come as a surprise but if not, read on…. My hubby and I (Adam) just celebrated our fifteenth anniversary this year.  And yes, friends we are finally “ready” to start our family.  I know, you’re wondering “what in the world took you so long!?”  Well let me tell you.  And before I launch into my story, let me say this, in answer of those wondering why I’m sharing so much on my business blog, […]