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

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Three different types of lettering styles are used inside each watercolor crest: calligraphy, vintage, and serif. Mix and match them for a unique look of your own! Designs by watercolor artist, Alicia Betz, of The Welcoming District.

Ready to design a piece of family heraldry that represents your love story and can be used on the most welcoming details?! Yay! I can’t wait to learn what is most important to you to represent on your crest. As I walk through on my watercolor crest page, you choose your crest color, banner color, […]

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Reese, the pretty kitty featured here, was photographed by her mom, Katy Jones, and painted by watercolor artist, Alicia Betz of The Welcoming District.

Are you thinking about commissioning a watercolor portrait of your fur baby? Yay! I love painting pets! Before I start your painting, make sure to send me really good photos of your dog or cat. It actually only takes one if it’s a great photo, but I understand that sometimes it may take a few […]

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A wedding crest garden flag on The Pink Figgy in Charleston, SC. Artwork by watercolor artist, Alicia Betz of The Welcoming District.

While the Covid-19 pandemic pushed back many couples’ wedding plans, some didn’t allow the virus to postpone marriage. Carissa and Zach eloped in Charleston, SC which provided a beautiful backdrop and talented vendors who were ready to make their day special. Watercolor Wedding Announcement I painted the iconic Rainbow Row for this sweet couple to […]

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A family crest by watercolor artist Alicia Betz of The Welcoming District.

After celebrating 20 years of marriage, Carla Mangone decided it was time to cherish the life she and her husband built together with a family watercolor crest. I’ll share the reasoning behind each icon, floral, and color choice, but before I do, check out all those sweet details! There are nine meaningful icons. Do you […]

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A watercolor crest logo for Rebecca Sigety Photography painted by Alicia Betz of The Welcoming District.

In case you haven’t noticed, Rebecca Sigety and I LOVE working together! We met a few years ago at a charming photoshoot on a private estate in Loudon County, Virginia. She was so welcoming, organized, and just as excited as I was about the sweet Virginia details. Match made in “Hunt Country” Heaven. I digress, […]

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A watercolor painting of a Moscow Mule by Alicia Betz of The Welcoming District.

Moscow Mule Signature Cocktail Sign If you’re looking for a light, refreshing cocktail that is fast and easy to make, the Moscow Mule is perfect! Because no muddling is necessary, your bartender can sling these drinks without the line getting too long. Traditionally, this drink is served in a copper mug, but it would also […]

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A watercolor cocktail sign by Alicia Betz of The Welcoming District.

Include your pet in the party! Whether you’re decorating a bar cart at home or your cocktail reception, they’ll be a hit with guests! First, get your pet’s portrait painted. (Learn more here.) Then use the digital files to create these sweet welcoming details. Signature Drinks Sign Make ordering your signature cocktails easy by naming […]

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Family crest neoprene coasters by The Welcoming District.

Crest Return Address Stamps & Stickers Grace your letters and cards with personalized address labels!   Watercolor Crest Art Print Display your watercolor crest in your home by itself or mixed in a gallery wall. This is such a lovely display of family heraldry and works for prints or canvases!   Crest Tea Towel Don’t […]

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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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