Handmade custom invitations & stationery
by Kristy Rice

Sharing this project has been a long time coming.  I’ve been sitting on images for nearly a year.  Yes, I’m a very patient lady.  You might remember my trip to Utah last fall?  I posted about a life changing project with a group of people I call friends but that was about all I said.  Well, a portion of the creative plunder from that day has gone live and we are honored that Janie from The Bride’s Cafe shared our vision.  Today I am giving a little behind the scenes peek at a film shot day-of. The concept was built […]

Good friend Caroline of Paloma’s Nest has reason to celebrate!  Last week she opened doors to a brand new retail space and studio in the heart of an artful community within Austin, Texas!  Caroline asked me to create a piece to adorn the sweets table and I was thrilled.  As you  know my aesthetic is quite a bit more fussy than Caroline’s but I had such fun creating something I knew she would love but with my style subtly infused.  Unexpected Elements, event and floral design took the lead in crafting this perfectly Paloma’s Nest celebration! A few shots of […]

Today is our 5th and final guest post from none other than the genius behind Paloma’s Nest, Caroline Vasquez.  Caroline and I “met” a few years back on twitter and soon met for real to vision this Johnny Cash shoot for Southern Weddings Magazine.  Caroline is a great source of inspiration as she is the epitome of artist in all she says and does.  Her passion for crafting true heirlooms for weddings and beyond is the foundation for her iconic brand.  I am overjoyed to welcome Caroline today and have her share a touch of her awesomeness with you!! First, […]

Happy Valentines Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day everyone!!  Today I have a fun collection to share with you!  Coming in March we will be launching our newest Curated Collection but today I’m giving a sneak peek at our Vintage Valentine series. curated Verb:  Select, organize, and look after the items in (a collection or exhibition) From vintage valentines to hankies and bottles, we Curate a collection of found objects with your style and personality as our muse.  Custom invitation designs are crafted within, around or atop each carefully collected piece.  We transform each found item into wedding invitation keepsakes that mesh effortlessly with traditional […]

Today I am back with the last behind the scenes look at our Walk the Line, Johnny Cash shoot with friends from Austin and beyond.  If you missed the first two posts, check  here and here to get caught up!  Before I go any further I must mention the incredible team that brought this experience to life.  From very early in the morning to late into the evening that day Caroline and I had the good fortune of collaborating with a team of  so many willing to share their time with us.  We are so grateful! Photography Jesse Ryan, Location […]