Super Fine

You know when your looking though insta or pinterest, and you see all these amazing pictures of food and your like, "oh my god, I have to eat it."? Ok- that is exactly how I feel about these ribbons....drooling....take a look.

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These little, soft, angel, beauties are from Frou Frou Chic and they are more then amazing. I use a ton of ribbon in my styling and quality ribbon translates in photos. This ribbons take it up a notch.

 

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See what I mean?! 

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YASSSS!

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Ok, Ok, I'll stop now...but you can see, quality makes a huge a difference here and these ribbons are like forged from strands of angel hair.

Photo Credits Here- @sarah_kirkham_

watercolor technique

One thing I love to do is teach others.I love offering workshops and I love watercolor so much, and I truly believe that everyone can paint or do calligraphy. It's practice and like any skill, learning the moves and techniques. We all start somewhere, so why not just start. There is no "I'm not a creative person" , I don't buy it. And to me, art and creativity are so personal and because of that quality can not be "bad" or "good".  

I know this video here is not a tutorial, but it's a quick view of loose watercolor flowers. This is style I use often in my paintings and stationery design and it's just relaxing and fun. Enjoy!

East Coast Vibes

 
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When my bride came to me with her color palette and venue location, I knew she had exquisite taste and this suite was going to be a dream. With her blues and greens and the natural elements and elegance,  I was so drawn to that coastal feel.  I was starting to feel the saltwater breeze in my mind.  I knew I wanted to create  something that spun that all together. Enter,  beautiful architecture that begs to be illustrated, flowers and leaves in ocean blues and greens,  and classic calligraphy. 

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Being a east coast native myself, I have these amazing memories of Mystic, Connecticut.  I really wanted to include that some how in this suite. The Inn at Mystic, had to be included. 

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Had to get those beach colors for the right feel and blend.

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I usually rough draft my couples names about, one thousand times. I love to play with styles and bounce back and forth between pointed pen calligraphy and watercolor brush lettering.

This suite also included maybe one of my favorite pieces (it's so hard to pick!), this rehearsal dinner invite! I love those little foodie details! 

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Honestly so much fun working on this one and with this couple. I'm still taking photos of everything and can not wait to get started on the day of pieces!

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