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

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A brunch-themed wedding welcome gift designed by The Welcoming District. These pretty gifts welcomed guests at Catesby Farm Estate in Virginia. Gift goodies included a croissant, grapes, fresh orange juice, champagne, and blueberry preserves. Each was finished with blue satin ribbon and ginger jar gift tags and labels.

Watercolor Ginger Jar Gift What millennial doesn’t love a great brunch? We appreciate enjoying this mid-morning (or afternoon) meal with our besties every chance we get. How do you feel about a brunch-themed wedding reception? I’m definitely on board, so please RSVP “attending” for me! These wedding welcome gift boxes I designed greeted guests at […]

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French market basket welcome gifts for a wedding at Tudor Place in Washington, D.C.

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 […]

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A poppy red wedding welcome gift at Great Marsh Estate.

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, […]

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A wedding welcome gift by The Welcoming District at 48 Fields in Leesburg, Virginia.

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!

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A DC wedding welcome gift.

Hi, friends! During the past few years, I’ve made some major changes in my business. One was my website! And while I was always designing gifts for clients and couples, I didn’t have a place to share them when my website was under construction. They’re too pretty and thoughtful not to share, so here’s a […]

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Y’all! I’m not sure if I have ever been SO excited to share a creative project with the world! For the past year, I have been pretty silent on social media as I focused my time learning how to take my watercolor designs and make them into lovely wedding welcome gifts! While the entire collection […]

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In the misty Maryland countryside, our beautiful bride and groom surrounded themselves with all the lovely details for a steeplechase romance. Cate Thorin from Ivy and Honor planned and styled this exquisite shoot on her family’s horse farm. Everything was on point from the location and antique details to the floral and farm animals. This was truly […]

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Nestled right alongside the Chesapeake Bay on Kent Island lies the exquisite Chesapeake Bay Beach Club. It is here where we welcome you to our seaside-romance styled shoot where you can feel the sand between your toes while watching the sun set on your candlelit dinner. This shore inspired photo shoot was planned and styled by […]

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hello, friend!

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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