Literature Wedding Invitation

June 30, 2015By AllisonHand-Painted Invitations

The Literature Wedding Invitation is perfect for a couple getting married in a library, or for the couple who is in love with reading. I love when couples choose to bring their hobbies and loves into their wedding. A wonderful way to personalize your wedding is through your wedding paper starting with the invitation and … Read More

In the Studio: Whimsical Hot Air Balloons

August 19, 2013By AllisonIn the Studio

Can you believe it is almost fall (I can’t!)? It has been such a lovely summer so far…I’m not quite ready for it to end yet! To keep the lovely summer vibe going, I thought I would paint this whimsical watercolor of hot air balloons flying above the plains. There is something so magical to … Read More

Hand-Painted Water Ripples Wedding

June 13, 2013By AllisonHand-Painted Reception

The Hand-Painted Water Ripples Wedding is dramatic in its use of blue ombre (the varying of color from light to dark). This blue ombre theme is strong enough to stand on its own, but if a couple is getting married on the beach or on a boat, a subtle nautical theme can be easily added … Read More

Country Cobblestone Thumbprint Guestbook

June 5, 2013By AllisonHand-Painted Guest book

I’m working on a few more Thumbprint Guestbooks. The first one I will show you is this Country Cobblestone Thumbprint Guestbook. The couple’s names go on the top piece of wood on the sign and the wedding date goes on the bottom. Just as with the Cobblestone Thumbprint Guestbook, guests “sign” with their fingerprint to … Read More

Hand-Painted Flower Vine Invitation

May 29, 2013By AllisonHand-Painted Invitations

The hand-painted Flower Vine invitation beautifully blurs the lines of the seasons. It would be a great invitation for a Spring, Summer or Autumn wedding. There is a certain warmth to this invitation, which is fitting for such an occasion as a wedding, being surrounded by loved ones. The vine paintings would translate wonderfully into … Read More

Hand-Painted Backyard Charm Invitation

May 14, 2013By AllisonHand-Painted Invitations

The air is getting warmer. The flowers are blooming. There are picnics and festivals and lounging in the park. There are outdoor concerts and camping trips. Oh yes, and it is wedding season! In the spirit of all these relaxing Spring/Summer activities, I created the Backyard Charm invitation which evokes the essence of casual, outdoor … Read More

Hand-Painted Ikat Wedding

May 2, 2013By AllisonHand-Painted Reception

A hand-painted ikat wedding is feminine and fun. It is loose and cheerful. Perfect for a spring or summer wedding, but could easily translate into fall with a few color palette adjustments. I am in particularly in love with the gray ikat men’s tie and the pink ikat bridesmaid dress! They are a lovely mix … Read More

Hand-Painted Invitation: String Lights

July 25, 2012By AllisonHand-Painted Invitations

The String Lights invitation is casual and classy. The color palette in this hand-painted invitation is inspired by a backyard summer barbeque. The script font is classy in a soft, relaxed way. This invitation would be perfect for the couple who is getting married at a fully outdoors or partially outdoors wedding venue. The ideal … Read More