Handmade custom invitations & stationery
by Kristy Rice

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

Back today with more from my best friend’s wedding shower seen in Bridal Guide Magazine!  There were so many personal touches that turned into moments I will never forget.  From the gold squirrels on each menu to the caricature artist capturing me and Amy’s favorite phrase “Ocean Now”, it was a day that I cherish… Guests were seated at a long banquet style table lined with round balloons and White Anemone floral arrangements.  Pieces from my own collection were added to give the table a bit more personality. To honor the many street artists we enjoyed in Paris, I hired […]

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.

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 […]