Featured: Classic Grey Birth Announcements on OSBP

I designed these birth announcements for Laura, my very first wedding client after I launched my wedding collection and full time business. I've since designed holiday cards and baby shower invitations, but these announcements might be the most special. 

Laura chose a soft warm grey for the ink and envelopes and I love seeing something unexpected (grey versus the more typical pink) and the grey compliments the photo so well!

These announcements were featured on Oh So Beautiful Paper on Monday! Thank you, Nole for sharing!

Posted on December 16, 2015 and filed under Birth Announcements.

a facelift

You might (or might not) have noticed that laurenchism.com got a little facelift! It's been many months in the making and my goal was to finish in 2015 and phew! I made it, just in time.

For those of you interested, I worked with Kelly Christine Studio on the design and used Squarespace. I don't do well designing for myself and when I saw Kelly's work, I knew she would be a safe bet, because her website and work are really beautiful and minimal. She set up everything and I only had to worry about the content, which is a huge undertaking on its own.  Squarespace is supposed to be so user-friendly, so I am sure setting it up yourself is a great option if you have the time. I didn't want to spend my days fiddling non-stop (and I would have never stopped!) so it was a good investment for me with the rest of my workload.

 Click through and check it out! Happy Friday!

Posted on December 11, 2015 and filed under Business.

Riviera Suite : Destination Wedding Invitation


Excited to introduce this new suite, Riviera, that has been added to my Resort Collection! I have slowly added in a handful of new designs to each collection and I think this design rounds out my destination collection nicely.


I am a huge fan of the botanical palm leave trend happening and enjoyed creating this suite. I especially love this color combination, but can see so many different colors working for this suite.


There is a watercolor texture within the leaves, which is subtle and gorgeous. Love.

Posted on October 1, 2015 and filed under Wedding.

Penelope's First Birthday

 photo Penelopes 1st Bday017.jpg My niece, Penelope, turned one back in April (yea, yea, better late than never, right!?), and my sister threw her the sweetest little party. I was excited to be able to go to Ohio to celebrate and help out a bit… and of course, I designed the invitations!

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Her birthday coincided with the children's birthday challenge at Minted, so I submitted them there, and they are now for sale on Minted.com.

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Here are a few cute details of the day!

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The cake didn't stand a chance. Penelope loved it!

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Posted on August 18, 2015 and filed under Children's Birthday.