How to Personalize Your Wedding Registry

Personalize Your Wedding Registry

Find a printable checklist for your registry that fits your exact needs, such as this one, on pinterest.com

Follow my Pinterest Boards to access this checklist and other wedding inspirations and checklists.

One of the most fun to-do’s on your wedding planning list is filling out your registry.

Does the thought bring visions of new fluffy towels, cookware and serving dishes dance through your head? What if your registry was filled up with unique items that enhanced your life and created a true beginning for your new family?

What if your registry spoke of your style to your guests and offered them a little insight into the new identity you 2 are creating as a couple? Maybe it’s funny socks, or personalized dog leashes, or a new piece of art.

I’m a big believer in supporting small business whenever possible, and even more so when planning an event. What better way to ensure you get a totally unique, exactly you, list of amazing, make your life better items?

Planning a wedding? Access the free resources here 

I also believe in saving time and making your life easier, especially during the busyness of wedding planning…enter Etsy

Register at Etsy

Visit Etsy.com for all of your wedding registry needs

Did you know that you can create a wedding registry at Etsy? Well, you totally can!

You can harness their site of independent artisans from all over the globe to register for simply amazing and stunning items to enhance your life.

Create your wedding Etsy registry

Register for a Personalized Watercolor Wedding Portrait

This is a custom hand painted in watercolor portrait of a bride and groom. This is a great gift for the happy couple or if you are the happy couple, it's a great painting to hang in your home. It adds a more personal touch than a photo might, because it is hand painted and customized to your liking.

To get us started with this idea, I have the lovely Mckinsey Watteyne of Kinsey Jane Creates here today answering a few questions about her personal watercolor portraits for your wedding.

Visit Kinsey Jane Creates here 

How long have you been painting?

I began painting December 2015, because I had gotten some watercolor paints for Christmas. However, I have always been creative and took a lot of art classes throughout my childhood and even now (I’m 20). I just loved that watercolor was so versatile and didn’t have to be perfect.

Where did you learn to paint?

Like I said, I took many different art classes growing up. With watercolor though, I am self taught. I watched a lot of YouTube videos and look to Instagram for inspiration.

What was your inspiration to offer customized wedding portraits?

his is a watercolor painting of the quote, "I love you to the moon and back" featuring a moon. This is the perfect gift to tell someone how much you love them or to hang in your home or child's nursery. It's whimsical and stylish. It features gold hand painted stars as well. It is hand painted with watercolors on 140lb cold press paper to ensure it maintains it's high quality.

I was recently married and I wanted something that I could use in my own home that I created. I’ve seen different versions of custom wedding portraits all over Pinterest. It’s just the perfect little touch to a home, it’s a photograph but more artistic.

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What is your favorite keepsake from your own wedding?

This is a custom hand painted in watercolor portrait of a bride and groom. This is a great gift for the happy couple or if you are the happy couple, it's a great painting to hang in your home. It adds a more personal touch than a photo might, because it is hand painted and customized to your liking.

It’s silly, but I have this thing where I think a lot of things are cute. My husband thought it was funny, so he bought me a butter dish as a wedding gift. He told me that he wants to have an outlook on life that is simple, so when I see that butter dish it reminds me of the simple things in life.

One thing you would change about your wedding?

My wedding was so beautiful, my family helped a lot. I’ve talked to my husband about this though, and we wish we could go back and enjoy it more and have a dance party rather than just standing in a line and greeting people.

What is the most common question your clients ask you?

My clients usually ask me how they can customize their portrait and to make it more suitable for them. My goal is to create something that the customer loves and suits their needs while representing my brand.

How long does it take you to create a custom work of art?

From the time that I discuss details with the client and the painting time, it takes between 5-7 days to process it and get it shipped out. The painting process only takes me about 2.5 hours depending on size and detail.

Is there any planning advice you would like to share?

Have fun with it. Enjoy this time and don’t stress over the details. Just enjoy the moment.

Kinsey Jane Creates is a custom watercolor etsy shop that also deals with calligraphy. Kinsey Jane started her watercolor brand in January 2017. Her goal is to create art that represents her brand while fitting the customer’s needs.

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