Musings Of A Stationery Designer

In The Studio

Mad | World

Mad | World

Fashion + Sense with Bronwen Llewellyn I was asked to write this weekend on something inspired by the fashion in preview clips from A Single Man.  Check out this video link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aypyJtHzC70 courtesy of YouTube. Colin Firth in retro glasses (a la Oliver Peoples) as an older professor is hugely alluring, even if the film is [...]

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Beach | Wish

Beach | Wish

Oh, to be stretched out in the sun this weekend! I fell in love with a series of pictures along a stretch of coastline in Portugal by photographer Christian Chaize called praia piquinia. I really enjoyed how they were taken on different days and times and you can really see the changes in the weather, [...]

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I Heart NY | Invitations

I Heart NY | Invitations

I am really inspired by Erin Jangs fabulous stationery collection that she created for her clients Nina + Ross. The theme was based around a ceremony at Central Park and a map of the couples favorite locations. The vibrant colors and illustration are fantastic.

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Umbrella | Love

Umbrella | Love

It’s been raining, raining, raining here on the gulf coast… so I thought some fun wedding photography with umbrellas would be great inspiration today! I am plugging away on a new bridal collection for Fall 2010.. yay!  Stay dry! xoxo, Jenn Photo courtesy of Steven Myers Photography Photo by Orange Girl Photo by Sarah Rhoads [...]

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French | Wedding

Loving this red, white and blue french inspiration board! Fabulous! via snippet & ink

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Summer | Inspiration

Summer | Inspiration

Refreshing inspiration for a fabulous summer wedding… courtesy of Snippet & Ink. I love the crisp green apple and the punch from the vibrant orange … the cheery gold with the bee theme is adorable too!

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Baby | Children

Baby | Children

Sugar and Spice – Snails and Puppy Dog Tails… guess what I am working on this week? LBV Girl has been working in the studio the last couple of weeks to complete the Baby & Children’s Summer 2010 Collection. It is full of vibrant colors, fun envelope liners with dots and flowers with lots of [...]

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Calling | Cards

Calling | Cards

Getting out a custom calling card order for a client today….  I will have 20 great southern calling card groupings being released on the labelleviegirl boutique next week!  XOXO, Jenn

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Haute | Summer

Haute | Summer

I’ve been very busy in the studio all week trying to get the Summer 2010 collection completed and ready for press….  but I wanted to take a moment and extend a huge THANKS{!} to all of my girlfriends and their daughters and mothers who graciously extended their fabulous names for the  ’Summer Couture’ and  ’It’s [...]

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Mod | Seat

Mod | Seat

Take A Seat was inspired my childhood friend Kip, a fabulous interior designer out of Chicago –  Kip Rodrigue Designs. I love the clean lines in these chairs and the punch of color from the red envelope liner. Take A Seat comes in a box set of 20 ivory note cards with coordinating vintage apple envelope [...]

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Island | Hopping

Island | Hopping

Working on my Resort Line this afternoon.. Island Hopping 2010! Look for it this week on the boutique… we all need a fabulous box of stationery to write a few letters to friends and family while laying on a beach sipping a nice cold drink with a little umbrella in it! I can feel the breeze [...]

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Teal | Paint

Teal | Paint

I am repainting my home studio this upcoming week. After spending time lugging home 13 different paint samples, I finally found the perfect color (for the moment at least). It is a soothing teal  - but the name is Benjamin Moore’s ‘Homestead Green’. I keep second guessing whether it is too dark but I really [...]

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Dainty | Pink

Dainty | Pink

I am designing with Pantone 190C and am enjoying the inspiration from the archives of {this is glamorous}. Following are some photographs from her delightful blog that capture the feminine quality of the stationery I am creating. Enjoy!

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Studio Move | Cupcakes

Studio Move | Cupcakes

La Belle Vie Design is moving across town this weekend .. but I wanted to leave you with some cupcakes! Are these great, or what? Have a great weekend! Fantastic cupcake photography courtesy of Clevercupcakes … one of my favorite Flickr photostreams.

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