Handmade custom invitations & stationery
by Kristy Rice

watercolor-foil-baby-shower-invitation

If you follow along here on the blog, you’ll know our big news!  We’re waiting on a baby friends!! We’re not matched yet and for those of you not familiar with adoption lingo, we haven’t yet met our destined birthmom, but we are praying to meet her soon! The Hubby and I decided early in this process that we wanted to be prepared.  We decided that preparing a nursery and proceeding with traditional celebrations like a baby shower were important to us. {Many may not understand our decision or think we’re “jumping the gun” so to speak but we decided […]

pink-peony-watercolor-pattern

I was asked to create a series of artwork by our friends at Snippet and Ink.  Inspired by poignant love quotes I developed five new watercolor patterns to express the words of each poet. {Such an honor to be part of Words to Love By for Snippet and Ink!} Notice I also tried my hand at some hand lettering – really just a fancier version of my handwriting! We’re often asked by couples to help them discover lovely words, quotes, scripture and the like, that express the power of a love story.  It can be difficult to find the right […]

the-greenbrier-artistic-inspiration

The Greenbrier in White Sulfur Springs, West Virginia was a dream come true.  Just as I imagined, stepping through the doors of the grand entrance was much like stepping back in time.  As An Artist at The Greenbrier I felt like I was walking hallowed halls.  Grand lives had been lived in these spaces and finally I had become a small part of the spirit of The Greenbrier. I literally spent four days walking the property, lingering in every room, peeking into ballrooms and sketching while perched on countless overstuffed, floral print chairs.  I went outside once friends, just once.  […]

cecil-beaton-portrait-new-york

I love those moments when for whatever reason, you discover a new artist.  An artist that you feel with your whole being you should have known about and had the chance to be inspired by all these years….  Rebecca, a new Momental Bride, introduced me to Cecil Beaton this week, who, in his time was quite the renaissance man.  Known as a portrait photographer, painter and Academy Award winning costume designer, Sir Cecil, had it all covered. {Rebecca’s invitation design will have Cecil Beaton as its muse.} His whimsical illustrations for Vogue are a particular favorite and sweet Rebecca, our […]

If you’ve read my blog for more than 6 months you know that I love to celebrate.  Small, impromptu parties and more involved affairs that take months of planning – I love it all!  My affinity for artful stationery always takes me to one question for clients and myself when beginning a project – “what do you envision your celebration feeling like”.  Celebrations are about feeling; feeling a moment and making it last a bit longer, feeling an environment so strongly it gets burned in your brain forever…this is what I love about throwing parties and crafting celebrations – we […]