Handmade custom invitations & stationery
by Kristy Rice

Last week was peppered with the painting of two very floral bouquets.  Both of our couples adored a blushy-pink color palette and a mix of classic blooms like Ranunculus, Peach Amaryllis and Garden Roses.  First up was Kaitlin’s bouquet…with the lovely Pieris added to the mix. The original was quite vibrant so when it came time for Kaitlin’s invitation sample I toned down the palette a bit with a more muted over-painting in shades of peach, blush and sage greens…  My Trellis Pattern with Envelopments was added to give a subtle and sophisticated shimmer and texture to the layering. Next […]

I pulled two designs from the production table this week first for their wow color and attention grabbing textures.  Two very different approaches to color here, but both equally as impactful. Melanie’s Poppy flower save the date incorporated her love of color and punchy Suzani inspired pattern. Killer combination; delicate blooms and bold pattern… After each was printed, delicate soft pink brushstrokes we added to each peony, against the bold orange cardstock.  So pretty. Next we have Hanieh’s pieces all decked out in muted blush, lavender and champagne. Hanieh loved stripes and watercolor so I created a new pattern featuring […]

We’re so honored and thrilled to have our Watercolor Austin Bouquet Hand Painted Wedding Invitation featured in a Martha Stewart Weddings gallery!  Ever since I painted this bouquet from a shoot leftover in 2010, it has been a hit! Delicate Juliette Roses, Protea, Blooming Succulents, Sea Grass and Icelandic Poppies seem the perfect combination of blooms for a quintessential romantic look with a bit of a Southern twist.   Love the haphazard paints dots throughout… A big thank you to the editors at Marthastewartweddings.com for choosing our design and to Leila at Be Inspired PR for always supporting our creations! […]

Wrapping up my Behind the Scenes look at Trellis Shoot today.  To get caught up with all the lovely Tangerine Tango Wedding Inspiration, check here, here and here!! To celebrate the launch of Envelopments’ newest pattern designed exclusively from my hand painted watercolors, I created three distinct stationery suites.  Each is meant to show off a unique face of Trellis. First up we have the modern take on Trellis with a hand drawn font, graphite scribbled envelope liner and watercolor washed backdrop.  The Trellis layer even features extra detail added individually with pencil. Next was the feature stationery suite seen […]

A modern boutique hotel with an affinity for fine art sets the stage for a thoughtful celebration.  Sophisticated hues in blush, gold and coral flirt with a touch of romance. Sarah Ryhanen, Papers, Versailles Swirl Artwork, 21 C Museum Hotel, Modern Art Wedding, Vintage Swirl Wedding Invitation