Handmade custom invitations & stationery
by Kristy Rice

You all know how much I respect my photographer friends, right?  There is something so pure and magical about the ability to stop time, essentially crystallize an emotion and that is what I feel is at the heart of a powerful photograph.  I found this image here and simply could not stop looking. I want to be on that boat, with the wind whipping around me, just with my hubby of course.  We’ll let Christine keep Tim all to herself! Thank you to Daniel Lanton for always surprising me! Have an artful image you would like me to share here?  […]

I am so thrilled to finally be able to share some images from my Alchemy at the Barn shoot with Daniel Lanton, Metro Gypsy and Central Park Flowers and La Tavola Linen!  This shoot was a contest submission for the Inspired Creations contest sponsored by Elizabeth Anne Designs and The Sweetest Occasion.  Here are a few teaser shots but head over to EAD to see more.  Hint, hint…if you want us to win, comment like crazy on this post! Thanks everyone!

Flowers are blooming like mad here at the studio.  From bold, graphic patterns to lush romantic bouquet style illustrations, we cannot get enough of this garden inspired subject matter!  Two projects in particular were the talk of the studio this week.  Kate’s Vintage Petal Pattern in shades of aqua, fuchsia and pale yellow were a blast to hand paint.  The graceful swoosh of each petal accented by lively yellow dots are just perfect to welcome Kate’s spring wedding.  Kate’s design really transformed from her original concept begun last summer, have a peek! Melanie’s intricate, custom illustrated peony pattern is a […]

I have been waiting patiently to share this shoot with you in addition to two of my favorite wedding artists whose work I enjoy endlessly.  So this is how the story goes… Last year while searching for a makeup artist in my region I stumbled upon the website of Daniel Lanton.  His hauntingly beautiful images jumped from the screen and I instantly felt as if I had found a kindred spirit.  All of this, I derived from seeing just a few of his photos. I immediately hired Daniel to capture shots of myself and The Momental Girls last June and […]