OWNER AND LEAD DESIGNER
Frances was born and raised in the creative haven of Florence, Alabama. She graduated from the University of North Alabama. Frances has been working in the stationery industry for two decades and has worked with thousands of brides throughout her career. This experience has enabled her to display her vast knowledge of stationery and invitation etiquette. Frances and her husband, Brent, have three children, Sadie, Wesley, and Sophie (and two fur babies Sassy and Sparky). When Frances isn't creating pretty paper goods, she enjoys spending quality time with her family such as painting nails with Sadie, throwing ball with Wesley, or running after Sophie. When time allows, Frances enjoys cuddling up on the couch with Brent and watching a good movie while snacking on her favorite special treat... chocolate.
CREATIVE STUDIO ASSISTANT
Ruth-Anne manages all the fine-tuning of the business and assists Frances when it comes to projects around the studio. She goes over and beyond to make sure all paper goods are beautifully packaged and shipped. She is married to Brian and is the mother to Kennedy and Hadley. When not working on pretty paper goods, she enjoys girl time with her daughters and day trips with her husband. She loves soaking up the time she has making memories with her family, making every milestone a celebration.
CREATIVE STUDIO ASSISTANT
Amanda is the administrative superstar at Ledgewood Fine Stationery! From organizing special projects to ensuring everything runs smoothly. Not only does she keep things running seamlessly behind the scenes, but she also adds her creative touch to our social media content. Amanda is a boy mom to Levi and Ryan, and married to her high school sweetheart Jeremy. When not working with pretty paper, she enjoys spending time with her family and trying out new recipes for cooking and baking.
Suzanne brings her 30 years of calligraphy experience to Ledgewood Fine Stationery. She was co-editor of the 25th edition Speedball Textbook and is a Calligraphy Masters team member. She specializes in flourished Copperplate script and her calligraphy has been showcased on multiple Ledgewood Fine Stationery wedding invitation suites and custom monograms. Not only is her calligraphy seen on invitation suites, but she also addresses wedding envelopes by hand. You can see more of her work on her Instagram account @suzcunningham. When not doing calligraphy, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Jim, and two daughters Reagan and Ruby. You can find them enjoying family time at the lake with their dogs, Mabel and Dixie. Frances first met Suzanne decades ago and quickly made a lifelong bond through their love for all things paper and calligraphy.
Brianna specializes in sketches of venues, houses, animals, amongst countless amounts of other things. Her artwork has been showcased on save the dates, wedding invitations, and day-of items such as: cups, napkins, koozies, and programs. When not sketching, Brianna enjoys spending time with her husband, Aaron and son, Braxon, and their three dogs. She is also a very talented photographer and finds ways to be creative in everything she does. Speaking of being creative, Brianna and Frances met when they were both art majors at the University of North Alabama. Their time together at school made for a cherished lasting friendship.
Christina specializes in gorgeous venue paintings and brings our bride’s watercolor visions to life. Not only does she paint venues, but she also creates beautiful custom crests, animals, and signature drinks. When not painting, she enjoys spending time with her two sons, Bennett and Jack. Christina has a passion for traveling, books, spin class, and rescue dogs. But most importantly, she enjoys sneaking off to TJ Maxx to get her shopping on.
★★★★★Lilly-Beth Terry Towns
My suite was just perfect!! Frances did such a great job. It was just as important to her for everything to be fabulous as it was to me. I am still receiving compliments on her work! Thank you Ledgewood Fine Stationery!Birmingham, Alabama
★★★★★Kendal Spooner Steward
We are still enamored by the paper goods Frances created for our wedding! From the save the dates to the invitation suite to the day-of signage...her creativity and designs surpassed any expectations we had. We could not be happier with how everything turned out!St. Louis, Missouri
★★★★★Carly Albright Russ
Frances and her team were an absolute JOY to work with throughout my wedding season!!!! One of my top priorities was having beautiful paper goods, and she knocked it out of the park! Her attention to detail is incredible and I truly could not recommend her enough!!! Thank you for everything, Frances!Huntsville, Alabama