Handmade custom invitations & stationery
by Kristy Rice

{As an artist, I dream of weddings in compositions – much like a painting.} Balance, sheen, negative space all play into stationery design.  An invitation is really a composition, just like a landscape or architectural study – so many factors to consider and at any moment you can make or break the look. Stationery for our editorial shoot in Italy my kind of simplicity which for some, is likely still too much, but that is, friends, what makes the world go round…right? I come from a more is more kind of background – my childhood home was full of color, […]

My three weeks in Italy last October still feels like a dream… {A dream of days where time seems to stop or at the very least slow to a pace where you feel every feeling; every smile, color, ray of sun, drop of rain; where time never seems to disappoint with all it’s grandeur and possibility.} Our time in Italy was marked by several big experiences, one of which was our Art Shoot for Destination I Do Magazine, the others, I will write more about in the coming days. My interest in editorial work began in 2009 with a meager […]

Wonderful, whimsical Alice has inspired so much stunning paperie at this studio….Quirky characters, big, lush blooms, enchanted gardens and curious moments galore.  Such fun to paint and play with this imaginary Wonderland. Stacked Teacups, Papers, Alice in Wonderland Wedding Invitation, Pastel Wedding Bouquets

Someone once taught me to NOT blog, if you couldn’t offer something valuable…so yes, I have take a bit of a hiatus from the RiceInk blog for a while, to invest my attention elsewhere.  Not because I don’t love my readers and love pouring out my heart but because this gal knows her limits.  And I know you don’t want to read about anything ho-hum. So as my gradual re-entry into blogging I’m pretty jazzed about a particular project in the works.  Imagine…young couple, brand new home, tons of renovations and a very stark, but wicked cool mid-century ruin of […]

A dreamy venue the likes of an old city estate with charm and detail abounding has my painter’s mind reeling with ideas.  Thank you Metropolitan Building in Brooklyn! Metropolitan Building Brooklyn, Colors, Watercolor, Peonies and Rosemary, Botanical Watercolor Invitations