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

Philadelphia LOVE Wedding at Ballroom at the Ben

September 17, 2015By AllisonReal Wedding

Today I’m sharing Amanda and Derek’s stunning Philadelphia LOVE wedding that took place downtown this past June. From their LOVE statue themed wedding invitations to their horse drawn carriage through the city, this wedding is chockfull of Philadelphia iconography. Amanda and Derek got married at St. Paul’s Parish in the Italian market and took a horse drawn carriage through the city … Read More

Real Wedding: Literary Wedding in Philadelphia

August 6, 2015By AllisonReal Wedding

Today I’m sharing with you a continuation of yesterday’s post introducing Shannon and Bryan’s gorgeous literature wedding. One of the reasons I know weddings are the right place for me as a painter and designer is because I truly feel a connection with the couple and what they are going through with wedding planning and … Read More

Real Wedding: Jess and Kevin at PAFA

March 2, 2015By AllisonReal Wedding

I love working with couples on their reception day paper needs because it gives me the opportunity to get involved with all of the fun, little details of their wedding day. I worked with Jess and Kevin on their escort cards and menu cards, who got married at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (PAFA). … Read More

4 Years

October 17, 2013By AllisonMade my Day

Today is my 4 year anniversary! Wow, time flies! There isn’t a day that passes that I don’t love being by this man’s side, experiencing the adventure called life. I feel very lucky and blessed. Happy Anniversary Carl! Photos by Hoffer Photography.

Hand-Painted Weddings on Style Me Pretty!

August 7, 2013By AllisonAnnouncements

Julia and Dan’s beautiful backyard wedding that we featured on Thursday and Friday on the Hand-Painted Weddings blog is being featured on wedding blog extraordinaire, Style Me Pretty today! I’m thrilled! It is such a honor to be on this wonderful blog! Click here to view. Also, be sure to read Chrissy’s (the wedding planner … Read More

Part 2: Julia and Dan’s Wedding

August 2, 2013By AllisonHand-Painted Reception

Part 2 of Julia and Dan’s beautiful wedding. It was so much fun “hand-painting” this wedding! One of my favorite parts of doing wedding reception paper is the challenge of designing a theme which transforms and grows as it flows from the invitation to the menu to the escort cards to the signs, etc. For … Read More

A Few Glimpses of Julia and Dan’s Wedding

August 1, 2013By AllisonHand-Painted Reception

As a stationer I often feel very connected with a couple during the planning and preparation phases of their special day, but often miss seeing how all the elements come together in the final masterpiece, also known as the wedding day! It is for this reason, I love being connected to the photographer of the … Read More

Wedding Paper is the Glue to the Wedding

July 29, 2013By AllisonMade my Day

I love my clients! I love hearing about the details they want incorporated into their wedding. Some people may think about wedding paper as one element to the wedding, but it is so much more. A great way to look at wedding paper is as the glue to the wedding. It really packages up the … Read More