Handmade custom invitations & stationery
by Kristy Rice

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Yes, okay I’m quoting myself, which I realize is the biggest taboo in the world but seriously it’s okay.  I don’t think I’m just that cool but I do have a mini-mission I’m passionate about and wanted to share a bit today, with the help of Kelle from Designsgirl of course. If you want to know more about #artforjoysake check here and here!

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Hi Friends!!!  Well, it’s official!  Kristyrice.com is live.  This shop has a purpose, a BIG one. Each product was developed to bring fine art into your lives…Even the tiniest of cell phone case artwork, we believe, can impact your mood and make the moments of your day just a bit brighter. {I believe strongly in the power of art making, for everyone…even if you just love to doodle.  My mission at Kristyrice.com is to introduce everyone who is willing to the power of art in the nooks and crannies of life.} Over the years I’ve met so many individuals who’ve […]

Earlier this week Nole at Oh So Beautiful Paper featured one of my favorite wedding stationery suites from 2012.  Yes it has been a while since this glorious suite graced our painting tables BUT the process by which it came to be continues to inform our current work.  I’m forever grateful to Melanie and Robert (see her project evolve here) for #1 allowing us to be the artists we are #2 for teaching us what it means to trust a designer.  Grateful is the only word I can muster when remembering this project.  I’m grateful that we crossed paths with […]

I don’t know much about sports but watching the Olympics or portions of the Tour de France get me pretty excited.  The stories, the triumphs, the tribulations…all make for some excellent TV watching.  This weekend I happened to catch portions of the Tour de France.  As the newscast panned to several cyclists staying limber on stationary bikes I got to thinking…As artists, we too need to stay limber. But how?  So of course, the straightforward train of thought tells me to practice.  Staying agile in your skill is about repetition and training, right?  Sure, no one would argue.  What I […]

So I promised more on our Watercolor Letterpress didn’t I?  Well, sink your creative brains into this project for a moment, it will be worth it, I promise. There are few words that do justice to a look, a feel or a touch.  I find it infinitely difficult to put words to our Hand Painted Letterpress projects.  I only know that a sly grin and shiver usually results from just one glance at the strong impression into cotton papers washed with watercolor tones.  Last week we painted for Sade, who recently launched a luxury wedding vendor resource named The Bridal […]