Handmade custom invitations & stationery
by Kristy Rice

Bold blue made a reoccurring appearance in the studio this week.  Envelopments’ Mercury Blue has become a staple here and this week acted out both it spirited and reserved personalities.  First up are Melissa’s Vintage Lotus Save the Dates.  Mercury Blue is front and center and accented with a regal damask and saturated orange hues.  Painted consisted of gold strokes, persimmon dots and soft green leaf accents.  Wow!  Se more of the project’s progression plus a peek at her invitations here… Alison’s day of menus featured the same Mercury Blue but in a much more understated voice.  Blue Delphinium  paired […]

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.  […]

Spoke with Emily today who along with her finace is drawing inspiration from so many places… many wonderful places.  Rich natural textures, scenic landscapes, literature and even a tree spirit or two.  I’m enamored. Inka Essenhigh Artwork, Papers, Abstract Watercolor Wedding Invitations, Thoreau Quote