Handmade custom invitations & stationery
by Kristy Rice

custom-wedding-calligraphy

Lively, flowing, artful, carefree… all these words fit Elizabeth’s calligraphic style and make her work so fun to feature here! To match its vivacity, we’ve picked some light botanical elements and a watercolor wash with splashes of bright color. Happy and lighthearted, perfect for your Friday! 

floral-pattern-wedding-stationery

Our bright fruit and floral pattern has appeared on many different stationery pieces but it truly shines here with colorful, thick brushstrokes. A simple patterned envelope liner of greens compliments the bright corals, pink, and fuchsias of the main invitation while a hand painted gold frame sets off elegant script text. Aside from the floral patterns, this set is accented by many different textures… thick hand torn edges on the invite and tag, paint that you can feel against heavy cotton paper, and  raw silk ribbon. So much to experience!

rustic-floral-wedding-invitations

These rustic floral wedding invitations have it all… blush and coral peony patterns, textured cardstocks, torn edges, a sweet puppy… all topped with a soft custom crest wreath. We love the variety in the usage of the blooms. Sketchy and fading on the envelope liner, lavishly painted on the ensemble folder, and delicately blossoming on the wreath monogram. The couple featured their pup and hiking boots on the information card to add a touch of personality to the garden wedding invitation theme. We have many, many kinds of peony invitations, including this lovely rustic example on wood found here. Without a doubt, […]

custom-wedding-calligraphy

Welcome to our newest Painterly Prose contributor, Laura Hooper! A sweet calligraphy style for an enlightening thought from one of the great minds of our time. Ever have the feeling that you’re on the verge of a something awesome? It’s a big world out there, why not go see what’s out there!