Handmade custom invitations & stationery
by Kristy Rice

hand-painted-wedding-stationery

We are so excited to share the vintage glamour wedding invitations we created for Nancy’s wedding! Full of art deco elegance, these invites fit perfectly with her ceremony and reception. The wedding took place in an elegant church, and every detail was full of old-fashioned inspiration. The save the dates and invites featured lots of ornate, flourishing design and texture: glitter, shimmery hand painting, and tulle embellishment. Thanks to photographer Ashley Slater, you can also take a peek and Nancy’s stylish reception… we love the statement palm centerpieces against the glittery table cloths and fabulous chandeliers. “Glamour is a beautiful […]

laser-cut-wedding-invitation

Gold shimmer and sparkle, with patterned flair? Who could resist? These stunning glam gatefold wedding invitations featured a custom laser-cut gate, that opened to reveal a simple and classic venue sketch. Antique gold tones and a key charm bring in some vintage style. A clean, minimal sketch with hand painted gold shimmer accents provides a perfect balance to the captivating and complex gate. A Greek key pattern frame ties all the pieces together. Our clients really wanted to set us a feeling of over-the-top glamour for their Versace-inspired vow renewal, and this invite definitely delivers! For another fun gatefold, check […]

calligraphy-quote

We’re so happy to again feature Laura Hooper Calligraphy this morning! The quote is from Confucius, and it seems appropriate for those days when you just can’t seem to get anything done. We’ve all had them! Just relax, and remember that even a tiny step will still help get you where you want to go.

bold-greece-wedding-invitations

A wedding in Greece…oh yes indeed.  Add to that, a location that seems untouched by the generations and lives out its days much like it had maybe 80 years ago. {Oh my lovely.} Imagine setting an intimate table for 12 or 15 amidst the sunshine of the coast pouring itself into every nook and cranny.  The warm breezes swirl around you and the sky’s blue color is almost blinding but somehow in the most delightful way.  This scene, these thoughts are what inspired our contribution here.  Bold blooms and reserved but highly textural painted details set apart these two distinct stationery […]

cecil-beaton-portrait-new-york

I love those moments when for whatever reason, you discover a new artist.  An artist that you feel with your whole being you should have known about and had the chance to be inspired by all these years….  Rebecca, a new Momental Bride, introduced me to Cecil Beaton this week, who, in his time was quite the renaissance man.  Known as a portrait photographer, painter and Academy Award winning costume designer, Sir Cecil, had it all covered. {Rebecca’s invitation design will have Cecil Beaton as its muse.} His whimsical illustrations for Vogue are a particular favorite and sweet Rebecca, our […]