Audrey & Daniel’s Modern Botanical Invite


From day one it seems Audrey (my now sister in law!) had the perfect vision for what her wedding day would be. The setting, the colors, the style – her idea was clear.  Meticulous planning, a keen eye for detail and her impeccable taste made that vision a reality when she married Daniel  on a beautiful day in September. Audrey and Daniel’s (who most people know as “Grub”) wedding was dreamy, elegant, fun, and so uniquely them.


Audrey is immensely talented and I admire so much her creativity and personal style. Collaborating with her on this invitation was a dream in part because her idea was so refined. I chose a simple, all text invitation. It’s elegance is in it’s minimalism. We printed on a beautiful, heavy, cotton paper with a soft texture. The luxe paper elevated the simple design.


The special “moment” of this invitation is definitely the vellum overlay. The rose illustration nods to the natural, botanical theme of the wedding and adds interest. The barely there names are a delicate and magical touch. I incorporated the floral graphic into the ceremony and luncheon insert to tie the theme of the entire suite together.


Thank you Audrey & Grub for including me in your beautiful day. I’m lucky to have such crazy talented family members who are a ton of fun to work with.

If you’ve been following along you may have noticed this has been a big year for weddings in my family – 3 siblings just this year! I still have one more to post and I’m excited to share it.


I’m on TV!

 My episode of The Price is Right aired (remember) and as hoped, my sisters and I were on the screen a lot. The morning it aired I got a text from a friend I haven’t seen in years saying he just saw me on TV – which is a pretty cool text to get. 





The Quirks of Being a Pug Owner: Part 1

pug sitting on top of couch cushionsI believe pugs are born with a genetic disposition to perch themselves on the top of the couch cushions.  My first couch was a hand-me-down from my husband’s parents who’s pug Jojo spent so much time lounging in this position the cushions became deformed beyond recognition. I thought my new couch would be spared the same fate until one day, totally out of the blue, the seat of the couch was no longer enough for dear Ruby. No matter how hard I try to break her of this new habit she can’t be kept down.  Am I the only one dealing with this strange quirk?