Handmade custom invitations & stationery
by Kristy Rice

Art in the Skye

We think it’s safe to say that Kristy’s recent shoot on the Isle of Skye was a huge success… {Even a quick look at all the amazing details are enough to see how the design and stationery was inspired by the moody green backdrop of Skye} Two custom statement invite suites offer different interpretations of the location. The first is a whimsical painted box full of found woodland treasures, and a soft watercolor landscape detail. The second gives a textural, hand-sculpted suggestion of the landscape, and features free-flowing ink patterning, and distressed silver foil. Both invites capture the ever-changing atmosphere […]

The definition of the word Handmade literally makes my day: (Made by hand, not by machine and therefore usually of superior quality.} Amen, amen, amen.  Handmade invitations are our thing…but not the quickly pulled together with inferior materials type of handmade.  Our Handmade Wedding Invitations have soul and swagger friends.  We begin with heartfelt artwork, that is, drawings and paintings created by an artist who loves what they do, someone who looks forward to coming to work everyday and make beautiful happen on paper. These days Handmade Wedding Invitations are often confused with DIY Invitations.  There is a difference, a […]

Earlier this week Nole at Oh So Beautiful Paper featured one of my favorite wedding stationery suites from 2012.  Yes it has been a while since this glorious suite graced our painting tables BUT the process by which it came to be continues to inform our current work.  I’m forever grateful to Melanie and Robert (see her project evolve here) for #1 allowing us to be the artists we are #2 for teaching us what it means to trust a designer.  Grateful is the only word I can muster when remembering this project.  I’m grateful that we crossed paths with […]

The Grand del Mar resort epitomizes old world elegance with the flair of eclectic personality.    With this impressive location as our backdrop we chose a lush palette of whispery whites to conjure a scene of full of contrasts.  Georgia O’Keeffe paintings inspire lush textures and lavish moods…  Old meets new with a distinctly modern twist…. Yesterday I blogged about staying limber; challenging yourself as an artist.  This shoot originally produced for Exquisite Weddings Magazine was my marathon.  For a girl who loves color, bold and not, soft and bright, designing in all white was a big hurdle.  You’ll see below […]