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

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Cheers! Use Your Pet's Portrait at the Bar

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A sympathy gift for the humans of these two sweet pups who crossed the Rainbow Bridge.

In Memory of Addie and Bunk 2020 was a difficult year for many. Many found comfort in their fur babies while spending more time at home. But unfortunately for my dear friend Courtney and her family, they lost their two sweet pups. Addie, a yellow Labrador Retriever and Bunk, an English Bulldog crossed the Rainbow […]

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A watercolor painting of an Irish Coffee by Alicia Betz of The Welcoming District.

Irish Coffee Signature Cocktail Sign If you’re planning a winter wedding or event, an Irish Coffee may be your perfect signature drink! It’s easy to make and serves as the perfect warmup on chilly winter evenings. Garnish these elegant glass mugs with chocolate shavings, peppermint, or maybe a little cinnamon and sugar. Regardless of your […]

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A dog portrait canvas by The Welcoming District.

Welcome Sign Canvas Get your dog’s portrait printed on a canvas! It will serve as beautiful artwork for your home and a lovely welcome sign for their birthday parties. Cupcake Toppers Pupcakes get personal with adorable toppers featuring the birthday pup! Sheet Cake While the doggy friends enjoy their pupcakes, their humans can enjoy a […]

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Labrador Retriever Dog Portrait Meet Chloe! This sweet yellow Labrador Retriever is the fur baby of a dear family I’ve known for years, the Helminiaks. When I was a horticulture student, I worked at their greenhouse. It was such a fun learning experience that I’ve cherished for years, so when Mary Helminiak reached out to […]

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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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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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