Handmade custom invitations & stationery
by Kristy Rice

Fresh off the phone with Britney and the ideas are flowing for her Preppy Garden Party Wedding Invitations…just picked watercolor blooms, a garden gate and sweet illustrations are the story here, all wrapped up with a twist of prep.

I wrote this post, what seems like forever ago when knee deep in plans for my best friend’s wedding shower last year.  Here we are exactly 1 year later and I’m over the moon to share the whole party as seen in the newest issue of Bridal Guide Magazine, on newsstands today!! Cover This snapshot taken in front of Notre Dame de Paris inspired the entire celebration.  We were young, full of energy and had the world at our feet.    I wanted to recreate the passion and life we felt that day standing in Paris as two feisty teenagers […]

A while back the ladies at Southern Weddings got in touch with a request.  Their invitation was for me to design 4 distinctly southern stationery suites.  Well how fun, I thought!  Nothing inspires romance quite like the thought of a ride on a tree swing or sitting in a garden full of blooming pretties – all of which are moments that come to my mind when I think of the south.  So I went to work and centered my creations around four iconic concepts: Tree Swings, Overflowing Gardens and Seersucker.  Come and sit a spell to see where I landed… […]

We’re amidst some of the most thrilling times of the year.  Wedding season is in full swing and so are our creative spirits!  Today I’m sharing some projects still very much in development as well as a favorite from the production table last week! Late last week I create a new watercolor featuring Succulents, Scabiosa Pods, Peegee Hydrangeas, Raspberries and Seeded Eucalyptus; the perfect ingredients for a rustic wedding bouquet…When fashioned into an invitation layout the silvery greens and washy blues became lovely neutrals against a burgundy and silver paper palette. Julie fell in love with our Austin Bouquet artwork […]

This artful story is less mine and more that of my parents, but I had fun bringing this tale of lifelong love to life. Cyd over at The Sweetest Occasion featured the gorgeous images by Daniel Lanton recently and I am just too excited to share even more. My parents were married in 1972.  She was 18, he was 25.  They began their adventure together as two young adults who loved simple pleasures; small gatherings with friends, good music and good food.  Growing up, country music classics were blasted in our house, so much so the neighbors would complain! Mom […]