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25 Ways to Use Your Watercolor Crest for a Gracious Welcome!

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A 50th wedding anniversary crest by The Welcoming District.

Anniversary Gift My aunt’s friends, Karen and Dave, celebrated a major milestone this year. They’ve been married for 50 years! In honor of this special occasion, she commissioned a watercolor crest to represent the life they’ve built together.   Their Story Represented Karen and Dave were married on July 11th, 1979. These high school sweethearts […]

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Wedding logo cups by The Welcoming District.

Whether you’re planning your cocktail reception or dressing up a bar cart at home, these thoughtful details will wow your guests with gracious details! Wedding Crest Coasters Wedding crest coasters keep your surfaces safe and give your guests a welcoming and thoughtful touch of hospitality. Don’t be surprised if they want an extra as a […]

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A watercolor painting of an Old Fashioned by Alicia Betz of The Welcoming District.

Old Fashioned Signature Cocktail Sign A true classic – an Old Fashioned. Simply put, this cocktail is a combination of sugar, bitters, whiskey, and a little water that’s been around since the 1800’s. If you like fruity or super sweet drinks, this isn’t for you. But if you love whiskey and don’t mind a few […]

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A family crest by The Welcoming District.

Family Crest Stephanie reached out to me to create a crest for her family. She saw what I created for my mom around Mother’s Day and wanted one for herself – so sweet! Their Story Represented We scheduled a phone consultation and I learned so much about her and her husband in a short amount […]

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A watercolor painting of Tudor Place in Washington, D.C. by Alicia Betz of The Welcoming District.

Custom Wedding Venue Painting Investing in a custom venue painting gives you lots of options for your wedding stationery and welcoming details. For this special project, I painted Tudor Place in Washington, D.C. and used it on the top of a custom wedding crest. It was repurposed as the focal point for the invitations, too! […]

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A watercolor painting of a Bloody Mary by Alicia Betz of The Welcoming District.

Bloody Mary Signature Cocktail Sign Planning a large brunch celebration? You’ll definitely want a Bloody Mary option on your menu! They are the perfect cocktail for midday affairs. The mix can be prepared ahead of your event cutting down on wait times. Serve them without alcohol if a guest desires and they won’t miss out […]

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A family crest by The Welcoming District.

Mother’s Day Gift This year I decided to surprise my mom with a family crest! Since we have to stay home to stay safe, I thought this would make her feel loved and connected. I sent her the digital files as well as some really cute printed goodies. She loved it and I look forward […]

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A watercolor painting of a Mint Julep by Alicia Betz of The Welcoming District.

Mint Julep Signature Cocktail Sign A Mint Julep is an iconic bourbon cocktail that would make a wonderful signature drink for your wedding or event. With its popularity and simple ingredients, your bartender could sling a lot of these to guests without long wait times. And even though they are traditionally served in julep cups, […]

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I love painting the love story, fur baby(ies), and places that are special to you! My hand-painted artwork is digitized so I can help you apply it to gracious welcoming details like invitations, gift tags, labels, tea towels, games, and so much more!

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