Handmade custom invitations & stationery
by Kristy Rice

Chinoiserie captures a certain whimsy but maintains a distinct sophistication.  Marry that with a mid century modern inspired pattern and we’ve entered a whole new world of lovely.  More please. Chinoiserie Wedding Cake, Mid Century Modern Concrete Block, Pattern Frame Wedding Invitation, Frame

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 […]

Who knew this color lover could fall so hard for a white a gray palette?  Something about this wedding; the sincere couple, frothy Vera Wang gown, sketchy stationery, it draws you in.  I was introduced to the Bride, Danielle by Constance Curtis, her lovely planner.  Our breezy blooms, which look to be fresh off a sketchbook page inspired the entire stationery suite. Who doesn’t love a sophisticated ballroom?  The mix here of woods and crystal chandelier is enchanting.  Not overdone or too traditional, this space was made to wow. Glass in all shapes and sizes made huge impact on the […]

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 […]

You may have seen our feature on Green Wedding Shoes last week?  Well let me tell you a story… Dresses by The Dessy Group There is nothing I enjoy painting more than florals.  For years I tried to hide that fact and make nice with every design trend that passed my nose.  Being versatile keeps things interesting, so I do love a good landscape painting session or sitting down with the pencil to craft a new pattern, BUT my first love will always be floral. When Envelopments approached me about collaborating on a watercolor pattern featuring the floral designs I […]