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I hope you enjoy these THOUGHT FILLED INSPIRATIONS for welcoming & gifting

When you consider your furry friend family, leaving them out of your wedding day isn’t an option. Challenges present themselves, though, when your wedding venue doesn’t allow them to be there. Whether they can or cannot be physically present, here are five ways to include them in your special day. STATIONERY   With a watercolor […]

A watercolor wedding crest is a beautiful visual representation of your life coming together as one. Once your crest is complete, you will have the digital files to use it for personal use however you like! Here are twenty-five ways you can use them before, during, and after you say “I do.” Stationery Depending on […]

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Hi, friends! I thought I’d share about my experience trademarking my business name so if you’re considering doing the same, you know what to expect. I hope you find this information helpful. Disclaimer: I am not a lawyer. This is simply what I learned about throughout my research and personal experience. Enjoy! Why did I […]

When Life Gives You Lemons When life gives you lemons, what do you do? I painted them! And digitized them. And then put them on bags for the cutest lemon-themed welcome for Creative at Heart attendees! They had around 180 attendees gather at Winmock at Kinderton for Round 9, but by using these drawstring bags […]

Meet the Sweet Couple Hello, friends! Allow me to introduce you to two special people – Naina and Josh, a fun-loving, adventurous couple from Maryland and Washington, D.C.  I had the pleasure of painting a watercolor wedding crest for them to represent their wedding celebration and who they are as a couple. I absolutely love […]

Hello, friends! I had the lovely opportunity to design welcome gifts for a springtime Tudor Place wedding! If you’ve never been to this national historic landmark, you really should treat yourself as the house and gardens are a dream! It’s the perfect backdrop for a romantic wedding! I designed the welcome gifts in French market […]

Why did I start painting watercolor crests? I have always enjoyed painting and when I was looking for ways to add personalization to wedding welcome gifts, I just knew this was the way to do it! I love the endless creative ways this detail can add personality and thoughtfulness to a couple’s wedding and from […]

Last spring, I had the pleasure of taking part in the Diversify Workshop, hosted by Hannah Bjorndal & Anna + Mateo, at Great Marsh Estate! This gorgeous styled shoot was planned by Hannah and Claire of Claire Duran Weddings & Events for photography students to apply what was taught during the day and of course, […]

Hi, friends! As I shared in my last post, I am compiling some of my favorite wedding welcome gifts that I didn’t get to share while my website was under construction. If you missed the first post, before to check them out here!