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ESTD. 2015

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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 […]

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 […]

Welcome to Washington, D.C.! That’s what my wonderful couple, David and Misty, wanted to represent with their wedding welcome gifts! And as I recently started offering custom watercolor map designs, in walked bride, Misty, who wanted to add this beautiful element to her special day! It was truly the perfect timing and I was so […]

When Christiana and Kyle, a sweet couple from the D.C. area with roots in Brazil and Maryland inquired about wedding welcome gifts, I knew they were something special! I was in the beginning stages of offering watercolor crests as a way to add pretty details to wedding welcome gifts and they were the perfect couple […]

Crista and Steve welcomed many out-of-town guests to their Syracuse, New York wedding with these thoughtful gift bags! Since they met and live in D.C. and the groom is originally from Pittsburgh, there were a lot of friends and family making the trip north. Steve LOVES Annie’s Cheddar Bunnies and Crista loved the idea of […]

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