Watercolor Wedding Venue Invitation Artwork

September 26, 2017By AllisonReal Wedding

Maria and Licinio got married in a historical cathedral, and then celebrated at the stunning Park Savoy Estate in North Jersey this past winter. They decided to have a separate reception card in their invitation suite, which featured the exterior of this beautiful building along with the fountain and lush gardens adorning the entrance of the Park … Read More

Rustic, gold foiled wedding at Front and Palmer

January 14, 2016By AllisonReal Wedding

Jill and Poya were one of my favorite couples from 2015. I met them at last year’s Lovesick Expo and worked closely with them throughout the year on their custom save the dates, custom wedding invitations and wedding day paper. This couple was unique for me because while Jill managed the stationery process, I worked with both … Read More

San Diego Wedding Inspiration – Part 4 – Wedding details

December 4, 2015By AllisonReal Wedding

The natural beauty exuding from Stone Gardens was already outstanding, but then Kara and Taylor incorporated so many personal touches to the decor that really made this wedding special and super inspirational. There beautiful sweetheart table complete with lit Mr. & Mrs. letter signs and a low bouquet of peonies I’m sure got (even) more splendid as … Read More

San Diego Wedding Inspiration – Part 1 – Favorite Detail

November 30, 2015By AllisonReal Wedding

I’ve got a sunny, warm California wedding to share with you this week. Kara and Taylor got married at Stone Gardens in San Diego, California this past June. Kara and I worked closely together on their custom watercolor wedding invitation sets. This wedding is full of lovely wedding inspiration from the pretty blush color palette, unique custom … Read More

Alice in Wonderland Wedding featured on ModWedding

November 17, 2015By AllisonPress

So happy that the wedding blog, ModWedding is featuring the Alice in Wonderland wedding styled shoot Hand-Painted Weddings collaborated with a lot of talented, creative vendors in Chicago on earlier this spring. As the article says, this wedding features “enchanting florals, from oversized peony blossoms to layers of moss, were complimented by other natural pieces, such as … Read More

Introducing Hand-Painted Yoga – Art inspired by yoga

November 16, 2015By AllisonIn the Studio

Blogging has been a little quiet for the last two weeks, and there is a very good reason for it. Behind the scenes I have been working on a very new, exciting project focused around one of my passions, yoga. I launched this new venture, Hand-Painted Yoga, at the beginning of November in front of holiday … Read More

Dreamcatcher baby shower featured on Smitten Magazine

October 29, 2015By AllisonPress

The stunning Dreamcatcher baby shower I contributed paper for in May is featured on Smitten Magazine today! This was a dream team of talented vendors that came together and created the most beautiful, down-to-earth baby shower imagined. Inspired by the mother and father to-be’s trip to Sedona, this baby shower brings together adorable bohemian design … Read More

Gallery Bridal Shower

October 20, 2015By AllisonReal Wedding

What happens when two artists, one of which is also an art teacher, plan a bridal shower together? They plan an artists inspired bridal shower! Over the weekend, my mom and I held a surprise shower at a local art gallery, and it turned out so beautiful that I’m excited to share our ideas in order to inspire other … Read More

Puerto Rico Beach Wedding Inspiration

October 16, 2015By AllisonHand-Painted Reception

Puerto Rico is an amazing option for getting married. For one, if you are a U.S. citizen, you don’t have to worry about asking your guests to get passports for your destination wedding. That is a big plus! If you reside in Puerto Rico, you only have a ferry ride away to get to the … Read More

Puerto Rico Wedding invitation

October 15, 2015By AllisonHand-Painted Invitations

The Puerto Rico Wedding Invitation is inspired by a recent trip my husband and I took to Puerto Rico. We had a fantastic trip, and while we weren’t there for terribly long we explored the rainforest, went kayaking in Fajardo, and explored the nooks and crannies at the most unique artist’s inn in Old San Juan, … Read More

Inspired by Bridal Fashion week runway shows

October 12, 2015By AllisonInspired by

I have fallen in love with periscope and bridal fashion this past weekend while watching Bridal Fashion week runway shows in NYC. I’ve only joined periscope in the last couple of months and I know a lot of you haven’t joined yet…let me just say…do it! Watching these runway shows as they were happening through … Read More

Country Backyard Wedding – Bride’s favorite moment

October 9, 2015By AllisonReal Wedding

A few more glimpses of this fun country backyard wedding including a photo of the joyful wedding party (there I am, third from the left). The girls all wore tan cowboy boots…including the bride, which fit right in with the country theme. The bouquets were lush with a lot of greenery for texture. And we … Read More