Posts Tagged ‘ketubah’

Shell Rummel

Designer Shell (Michelle) Rummel is drawn to the mysterious colors of the ever-changing sea, the graceful majesty of trees and the organic lines and patterns in a Gustav Klimt or Egon Schiele painting. She is inspired by the natural world around her. Shell is a successful and established presence in the fine art, wedding and…

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Once Upon A Paper

Genu and Elena Berlo help couples and families celebrate weddings, anniversaries and celebrations in style. They started Once Upon a Paper in 2007 after ten years working in various architectural firms in New York, including the world-renowned Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill. Genu is from Bucharest, and Elena was born and raised in Constanta by the Black…

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Ruth Mergi’s Exquisite Papercuts

Ruth Mergi’s journey from law to full-time artist is inspiring. Her heart has always belonged to art. These days she devotes herself full-time to creating exquisite works of hand-cut and laser-cut paper art ketubahs, home blessings, and fine art.

I hope after you read my interview with Ruth you’ll be inspired to follow your passion in life and work, whatever it may be.

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I love how old Jewish traditions prevail and evolve over time. Jewish papercutting has been around since the 14th century. Jewish papercuts are primarily used in the home to celebrate rituals, holidays and family life. They’re such a beautiful expression of Judaism.

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Jennifer Raichman’s Beautiful Ketubot

Me and my hubby just celebrated our 16th anniversary last weekend. If I had to do it all over again, he’d still be the guy for me. Though, I might change one thing. I love our ketubah but after I discovered these simply stunning ketubot designed by Jennifer Raichman, I kinda wanted one. Maybe for…

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