Handmade custom invitations & stationery
by Kristy Rice

You may remember the thoughtful painting I received last year from my childhood art teacher, Sue Hand.  Well another Christmas Season has come and another painting arrived in my mailbox.  Lively brushstrokes, unexpected color combinations and just a hint of shimmer all equal a slow moment of joy for me.  Thank you Sue. Very early on Sue taught me that you can make people feel a certain way with your art.  In sixth grade I remember seeing the pure joy in my Mom’s face when I presented a lifelike portrait I had created with colored pencils.  Today I speak with […]

To continue our Renewal story today I am sharing more about our fabulous venue in Dallas, Pennsylvania.  Early on in the planning I posted this, so have a look!  The Cottage at Hillside Farms is anything but that which the word cottage implies.  This was the summer home of the well known Cunningham farming family.  A well loved place, full of original china, rugs and architecture, the owners of this grand place trust each visitor to wander carefully and respect the history each item holds.  The minute you enter the Cottage, you are welcomed in, feeling an instant sense of […]