Handmade custom invitations & stationery
by Kristy Rice

I’ve been dying to share this real wedding with you! Tara and our team worked together for nearly a year to create stationery of all kinds from save the dates to getaway signs!! More on that soon, I promise, but first I wanted to start with these killer bridal portraits by Daniel Lanton.  Tara is a stunning girl and made a breathtaking bride.  Orchids and bamboo were integral to the look and this exotic sensibility could be seen in all facets from favors to fresh florals. Love this edgy little detail…Tara brought in an artist to embellish her tattoo day […]

Today I have a bright and colorful wedding invitation to share for Gayaneh and Erik’s wedding in July.  She wanted bold florals but with a distinctly unique twist.  We chose the aloe bloom in fantasy shades of fuchsia and orange.  Painted in detail with sheer shimmer accents the blooms were full of sheen and life! Gayaneh also asked me to create a creative Armenian monogram representing their first initials.  How fun!  A sweet Portable Pocket from Envelopments was the finishing detail  all tied up with natural raffia. Thanks so much Gayaneh for the opportunity to collaborate on this project! So […]

Yesterday I shared a Behind the Scenes look at our Grand Cayman Inspiration shoot.  We’re all about the color and texture here, drawing on the juicy hue of the blood orange and the lush texture and grace of our Big Bloom watercolor illustration.  Today I’m diving deeper into the Tropical Wedding Invitation suite created.  Our stunning model and breezy gown perfect for beach side nuptials deserve some attention too. The main bloom was abstracted a bit to draw the eye more to the watercolor textures and breezy shape. We’ve all seen the classic tropical color palettes that seem perfectly suited […]

I am so excited to finally share my Grand Cayman project with you!   This collaboration started  one quiet winter afternoon in January 2010.  I worked from home one afternoon after the Holidays and let my mind wander for a day; thinking on several ideas I hadn’t let my mind visit during the bustle of high wedding season.  Daydreaming about Engage 10 in Grand Cayman coming that June led to thoughts of assembling some friends there to vision a purely inspirational shoot.  What could be better than the white sands and cerulean blue waters of Grand Cayman and when else […]