Now Offering Watercolor Save-the-Date Magnets

June 9, 2015By AllisonHand-Painted Save-the-Dates

Hand-Painted Weddings is now offering watercolor Save-the-Date magnets! Save-the-Date magnets are fantastic because they don’t get lost (well, unless you have a lot of refrigerator magnets). The other fun thing I’ve noticed about Save-the-Date magnets is that they tend to stay on people’s refrigerators long after the wedding because they are pretty and decorative! The … Read More

Cartagena Wedding Reception

June 5, 2015By AllisonHand-Painted Weddings, Real Wedding

It’s party time! As the sun sets in Cartagena, the string lights and the dance floor light up! This poolside Cartagena wedding reception looks like so much fun! I love the little white party dress the bride changed into after her first dance! Super sexy and fun! Here is one final question for the bride … Read More

Cartagena Wedding Ceremony

June 4, 2015By AllisonHand-Painted Weddings, Real Wedding

What I love about Cartagena is the mix of beaches and historical architecture. I’ve never been to Cartagena personally, but it is definitely on my travel bucket list after seeing this beautiful wedding! Cartagena really lends itself for a perfect destination wedding location with the mix of landscapes (historical town with sandy beaches)! This couple … Read More

Cartagena Wedding Portraits

June 3, 2015By AllisonHand-Painted Weddings, Real Wedding

Today I’m sharing with you some of the gorgeous wedding day portraits taken around the beautiful city of Cartagena. As I said in yesterday’s post, Cartagena has become a popular destination wedding site for the last decade or so. Cartagena is widely recognized as the most romantic city in Colombia, with its mix of historical … Read More

Damask Ombre Wedding Inspiration

May 28, 2015By AllisonHand-Painted Weddings, Inspired by

The Damask Ombre wedding brings together two unique trends, the bold, high contrast damask pattern and the soft painterly ombre effect. I like finding balance between opposites, and the strong edges of the damask and the soft painterly effect of the ombre really allows for this interesting look. One idea to incorporate the Damask Ombre … Read More

Damask Invitation – Patterns and Washes Collide

May 27, 2015By AllisonHand-Painted Invitations

I like taking something seen before in weddings and making it unique. In this design the bold damask pattern with roots in retro modern fabric design is misted with a torquoise watercolor wash, creating a collision between patterns and washes. The type also has a unique collision of the upright capital font and the retro-inspired, … Read More

Butterfly Favor Tags

May 21, 2015By AllisonHand-Painted Weddings, Inspired by

The Butterfly Favor Tags are the perfect addition to nature inspired favors. The tags get customized with the couple’s names and wedding day. The Butterfly wedding theme is perfect for the DIY bride who could choose to make favors of mini potted plants or vases with flowers. The mini potted plant favor is a very … Read More

Butterfly Wedding inspiration

May 20, 2015By AllisonInspired by

Butterflies can easily be incorporated into almost every details of your wedding, or it can just be an accent scattered amongst a few wedding details. They are very versatile and easy to shop for on Etsy. A lot of inspiration on the web for butterfly weddings conjures up a bit of a children’s birthday party … Read More

Butterfly Wedding Invitation

May 19, 2015By AllisonHand-Painted Invitations

It is so exciting to be building up this year’s collection of Hand-Painted Wedding ShopĀ Invitations! This brand new Butterfly Wedding invitation is inspired by one of the most beautiful creatures in nature, the butterfly. I was surprised to notice that there aren’t many butterfly wedding invitations on the market right now, so I’m excited to … Read More

Vintage Purple Feather Bride Portrait

May 15, 2015By AllisonCommissioned Watercolors

A special Friday treat for you…a bridal portrait illustration fitting for a purple, vintage wedding. This bridal illustration is inspired by the Vintage Purple Feather Invitation in the Hand-Painted Weddings Shop. This pursed lips bride is all about the accessories, while wearing a simple (and comfortable) drop waist wedding dress. I was definitely inspired by … Read More

Vintage Purple Feather Inspiration

May 14, 2015By AllisonInspired by

I’m excited to share with you this pretty, soft purple wedding inspiration board with touches of vintage glamour inspired by the Vintage Purple Feather Invitation by Hand-Painted Weddings. What is so unique about this inspiration board is its soft take on the vintage Art Deco theme. Oftentimes this vintage wedding theme’s sister theme, “the Great … Read More

Vintage Purple Feather Invitation

May 13, 2015By AllisonHand-Painted Invitations

Inspired by the elegance and glamour of the 1920s era, this vintage purple feather invitation features soft lilac ostrich feathers in the background. The typography in this invitation set is inspired by the Art Deco era. I’m excited to offer this glamorous watercolor wedding invitation in the Hand-Painted Weddings shop. I think the Great Gatsby … Read More

Earth Day Wedding Invitation

April 22, 2015By AllisonHand-Painted Invitations

Inspired by Earth Day, I have created this wedding invitation that seconds as art making it a green way to send your paper invitations. This double-sided Earth Day wedding invitation features a painting of a landscape with lush green grass and tree on one side which your guests can frame as art. The other side … Read More

Featured on Hatch.co International Women’s Day!

March 13, 2015By AllisonAnnouncements, Press

I am very excited to announce that Hand-Painted Weddings was chosen as one of 7 up-and-coming female creatives celebrating International Women’s Day on Hatch.co! It was such an honor to be chosen for this feature. For those of you that don’t know, Hatch.co was founded by a woman, Anastasia Leng, who left her job at … Read More