I have always loved stationery and paper goods. Everyone loves to get something pretty in the mail with their name on it and a little love for them inside. So I started Tone and State as a stationery shop, to encourage intentional correspondence in my little part of the world. Relationship and community building...I adore trying to cultivate that. I fell in love with Calligraphy and Hand Lettering in the process, as I wanted to push myself creatively and add those elements to the work that I was doing. Art prints, custom glass framed work, wedding vows in calligraphy to hang in their new home, all things that began to be fruit of that mixing. It quickly evolved into a passion for weddings, and really making all the pieces from the invite design to the "welcome" sign, feel purposeful and intended specifically for the guests. Its all about making the small things, the details, feel so special they stay forever as a big memory. Its creating a feeling that lasts long after the note is read, or the couple drives off. That is what I love...that is what I do.