When I envision a black tie wedding I still see in color. Black tie at Momental isn’t about a stark color palette…always. Black tie is more about a level of luxe, fine materials, unexpected textures, layering and yes often color accents in lieu of bold brights. Black tie is less about rules and more about creating a sense of personality in a BIG yet edited way. Black tie demands you feel every detail of the invitation, from our textural hand painted brushstrokes to the cottony weave of a letterpress stock. Black tie calls for layering of subtle pattern and sheen […]
Handmade custom invitations & stationery
by Kristy Rice
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 woke up the morning of this editorial shoot to my phone going insane with messages and buzzing and I knew that could not possibly mean anything good. It was pouring rain, I mean sheets of unrelenting rain that make it hard to drive, let alone style delicate flowers and prep fragile stationery for photographing in a field of flowers. I had been dreaming up this project with a group of friends and artists for months. I had the hand painted gown which was the centerpieces of our story for only one day. Only one choice remained. Work on… So […]
I am so thrilled to finally be able to share some images from my Alchemy at the Barn shoot with Daniel Lanton, Metro Gypsy and Central Park Flowers and La Tavola Linen! This shoot was a contest submission for the Inspired Creations contest sponsored by Elizabeth Anne Designs and The Sweetest Occasion. Here are a few teaser shots but head over to EAD to see more. Hint, hint…if you want us to win, comment like crazy on this post! Thanks everyone!