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

Autumn Leaves Watercolor Favor tags

June 19, 2015By AllisonHand-Painted Other Wedding Goods

Finishing out the week with some Autumn Leaves Watercolor favor tags I painted and designed for those popular fall weddings out there. These watercolor favor tags would look beautiful tied onto bags of edible treat favors. Those edible treat favors can be autumn themed such as s’mores, caramel popcorn, candy apples, or mini pies. What … Read More

Autumn Invitation with Gold Shimmer Accents

June 17, 2015By AllisonHand-Painted Invitations

This beautiful custom autumn invitation with hand-painted gold shimmer accents is an extension of the couple’s custom autumn save-the-date postcard that I featured on Monday’s blog post. One of the fun parts of my job is figuring out how to expand and grow a design from piece to piece such as I did here from … Read More

Autumn Save-the-Date Postcard with Gold Shimmer

June 15, 2015By AllisonHand-Painted Invitations

Autumn invitations…my favorite! I worked with the bride, Katie, to create her custom Invitation package including their Save-the-Dates. The Autumn Save-the-Date features two trees with intersecting branches which subtly symbolizes the strength of each tree (or person) as they intersect their lives together in marriage. The invitations are an extension of this design and zoom … Read More

Hand-Painted Invitation: Autumn Reflections

November 7, 2012By AllisonHand-Painted Invitations

The Hand-Painted Autumn Reflections Invitation is perfect for a (Drumroll, please)…an Autumn wedding. Particularly one that is near or on a lake. Didn’t see that one coming, did you? This invitation is very different than the Autumn Leaves Invitation but would be nice in conjunction with an Autumn Leaves Save-the-Date. Which brings up a good … Read More

Autumn Reflections

November 5, 2012By AllisonInspired by

Autumn is a perfect time to reflect. Nature gets a bit quieter as things die down for the year. The trees shed their life in the most magical way for us to enjoy. The smells change from blooming flowers to cozy smells of burning fireplaces. The air loses a bit of its heaviness and becomes … Read More

Work in Progress: Leaves Study

November 1, 2012By AllisonWork in Progress

Before the storm blew through, Carl and I went for a walk around the neighborhood to gather some beautiful Autumn leaves. They were a lot of fun to paint while cooped up indoors the last few days. I must admit…I’m a little sad that the storm brought down a lot of these beautiful leaves. Fall … Read More

Hand-Painted Pumpkin Invitations

October 26, 2012By AllisonHand-Painted Invitations

The Hand-Painted Pumpkin Invitation features a couple of orange pumpkins, one a bit smaller than the other. As I had stated before I think that the stems are the most interesting part of a pumpkin so I really zoomed in on the upper half of the pumpkin on the right in the invitation design. I … Read More

Perfect Seckel Pear Save-the-Date

September 27, 2012By AllisonHand-Painted Save-the-Dates

The Seckel Pear Save-the-Date has a lovely vintage feel to it. It would be great for the couple who is having a lot of vintage elements in their wedding. I think this vintage aesthetic works wonderfully with an Autumn wedding. There is something so cozy and charming about it. Also pears are seasonally appropriate for … Read More

Hand-Painted Invitation: Autumn Leaves

August 17, 2012By AllisonHand-Painted Invitations

I know it is a bit early to be so excited for fall and that I should probably just enjoy every moment of summer while it lasts because summer is a pretty freakin’ awesome season too, but I can’t help myself! This invitation is perfect for an autumn wedding! Autumn weddings have become more and … Read More