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

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

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

Fourth of July Styled Shoot on 100 Layer Cake!

July 4, 2013By AllisonAnnouncements

What better way to celebrate the Fourth of July than to have a wedding! Well, a couple of months back I was lucky enough to be involved in Styled Shoot that was themed around the Fourth of July in the most appropriate place, the Independence Visitor Center in Philadelphia. The venue is right across the … Read More

Hand-Painted Roots Wedding

May 24, 2013By AllisonHand-Painted Reception

This curated garden wedding features plants and flowers in their natural form. Using potted plants is a wonderful way to have a “green” wedding because the plants last much longer than cut flowers. You can choose to use the potted plants as favors for your guests or bring them home to embellish your garden after … Read More

Hand-Painted Roots Invitation

May 23, 2013By AllisonHand-Painted Invitations

I have definitely been bit by the garden bug lately…figuratively speaking. Gardening is such a rewarding hobby. You plant seeds or seedlings, tend them, and watch them grow. Sometimes they make their way into a savory dish. Sometimes they make their way in a vase decorating your home. Sometimes they are so special that they … Read More

Inspired by Watercolor Patterns

May 20, 2013By AllisonInspired by

There are so many inspiring watercolor artists out there. I think this is why my Watercolor board on Pinterest has a whopping 524 pins and counting. Today I want to feature a few watercolor pattern artists I admire. Pattern designers create artwork that makes its way into textile designs. Fashion is art, but when you … Read More

Hand-Painted Backyard Charm Wedding

May 17, 2013By AllisonHand-Painted Reception

The Hand-Painted Backyard Charm wedding soaks in all the glorious comforts of a beautiful Spring or Summer day spent outdoors. Playing lawn games with your guests while the sound of chimes twinkle and mingle with the sounds of crickets and birds. Streaming ribbons and dangling string lights adorn the trees. The smell of flowers and … 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