Handmade custom invitations & stationery
by Kristy Rice

Ruins, the remains of human made architecture… When this word rolls of your tongue you are likely to vision Pompeii or some such historical moment.  Today I am thinking on the word ruin and feeling hopeful. From left: Walls coming down and the chaos of clutter this past weekend.  New space, blank and ready. Last I shared on our studio remodel, we were in the idea phase; thinking on gallery spaces and the like.  Now we are in the working phase and our lovely studio is a bit of a mess.  There is that stage when your brain recognizes a […]

The studio revamp is underway.  Soon we will be knocking down walls and rearranging every last inch of this space.  Demolition is not my forté although I must admit that taking a sledgehammer swing to a few walls has a certain allure.  Regardless, I have been swimming around in a sea of inspiration, studying other artists’ studio spaces and homes to try and put a finger on the pulse of how I how to create a space that feels like home.  I’ve collected vintage frames for years. and use them whenever I can.  They seem to instantly add texture and […]

Decorating is not about making stage sets, it’s not about making pretty pictures for the magazines; it’s really about creating a quality of life, a beauty that nourishes the soul.  – Albert Hadley So amongst what seems like a zillion client designs and personal painting projects  we are redesigning our studio space!  When we first moved into our current studio, it felt like a massive space with room to move. Now with 9 girls coming and going everyday we are rubbing shoulders literally and need more space.  In addition to expanding we are redesigning to better suit our new mix […]