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My Story is Art – A Glitzy and Glam Party for The Momental Girls Part II

Back again with more from our glitzy and glam Holiday celebration!  In yesterday’s post, I got a bit mushy about my team but today I’m getting passionate about the paper!!  Color was electrified by the moody lighting and glimmery, glittery, sequin filled space. Vintage frames were the inspiration for all paper pieces.  I sketched, drew […]

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My Story is Art – A Glitzy and Glam Party for The Momental Girls Part I

You may not know but “Momental” is a real word.  Over the years so many have asked how I came up with the name; if I had made it up and so on… The word Momental often confused with Monumental speaks of precious time, memories that are fleeting and pass by in a flash.  They […]

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My Story is Art – Painting Spirits Bright 2011

You may remember the thoughtful painting I received last year from my childhood art teacher, Sue Hand.  Well another Christmas Season has come and another painting arrived in my mailbox.  Lively brushstrokes, unexpected color combinations and just a hint of shimmer all equal a slow moment of joy for me.  Thank you Sue. Very early […]

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Black and White Vintage Glam Wedding Inspiration

A cool black and white palette combined with my fave, the Vintage Orchid Pattern?  What could be better?  Oh yes, a touch of gold… BHLDN, Vintage Orchid Wedding Invitation, White Bouquet, Papers

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Behind the Scenes – Holiday Ombre on Glitterguide.com

We were honored to have our Holiday Ombre cards featured this week on Glitterguide.com yesterday!! This year I crafted our Christmas Party invitations from scrap paper remaining from a year of projects… Watercolor Holly and gold swooshes adorned each.  A large brush was used to paint envelope liners too… A handwritten greeting was scanned and […]

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A Peek into the Studio – Painted Christmas Stockings 2011

It’s that time of year again.  Each year I ask The Momental Girls to decorate their studio stockings!  This year our team has changed a bit so it is super fun to see the new personalities emerge!  Big love to this team of women I am proud to know…here’s to a fun and fabulous Christmas […]

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Gray and Blush Sophisticated Wildflower Wedding Inspiration

A sophisticated blend of muted tones, ruffly blooms and vintage suggestions have me ready to put brush to paper at the design table! Saipua Wedding Bouquet, Big Bloom Wedding Invitations, Papers, Lazaro Bridesmaids, Vintage Birdcages

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Laguna Beach Sunset Wedding Inspiration

Inspired chat with Kira has me dreaming of elegantly painted raspberry roses and a rich sunset color palette! Laguna Beach Sunset, Papers, Orchid and Rose Handmade Wedding Invitations, Rose and Dahlia Wedding Bouquet

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Cream and Brown Succulent Wedding Invitation Inspiration

Succulent LOVE. Succulent Wedding Bouquet, Succulent Wedding Invitation, Papers, Spanish Wedding Table, Hand Painted Wedding Gown, Succulent Garden

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A Peek into the Studio – White and Gold Holiday Inspired Wedding Invitations

Dianne contacted us not too long ago which is why we are so jazzed about the custom pieces created for her in such little time.  With a late December wedding, she knew a Holiday look was the goal.  After discovering this invitation she was in love.  Bold white blooms with rich cranberry centers all set […]

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Behind the Scenes – Art Nouveau Watercolor Shoot for WedLuxe

I’ve been admiring WedLuxe magazine since…well, a long time.  When their editor contacted me to collaborate on a unique project,  I nearly fell over.  Well no, not really but I did seriously drop everything and reply immediately! A moody story emerged as Angela described the famed photographer Fred Fraser who would capture everything on a […]

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Green and Graphite Napa Wedding Inspiration

A graphite and green palette for a Napa wedding says modern and organic.  Can hardly wait to start designing this couple! Jose Villa in Napa, Vineyard, Landscape Illustration Custom Wedding Invitation,  Wine Barrels, Papers

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