Weddings & Receptions

Silhouettes at your reception...the elegant addition.

Make your wedding unforgettable with “the Elegant Extra!”.  Guests who go home with their heirloom portrait in cut paper will always remember your day.  Having a live artist will wow your guests while entertaining them, and leave you with a timeless keepsake: an album of duplicate silhouettes signed by each guest.

Ruth Monsell has worked as a silhouette artist for over 40 years in venues from nursery schools to nursing homes.  Numerous historical societies and museums have engaged her, and she has cut at private and corporate events nationwide and in Canada, as well as on international cruise ships.

Please call artist Ruth Monsell of Artful Heirlooms at 207-350-1020 for a free quote with no obligation or complete the form below.

*Starting at $250 per hour. Travel and accommodations may be added depending on location. For more information call the artist at 207-350-1020 or complete the contact form the artist will quickly respond to your inquiry.

Bride and Groom with the Artist
Bride and Groom with the Artist

Silhouettes of the wedding couple also make fabulous wedding gifts

Bride and Groom Double Matted Silhouettes
Bride and Groom Double Matted Silhouettes
Flower Girl - Silhouette
Flower Girl Silhouette

“There aren’t words to describe what a special addition Ruth was to our wedding celebration. She was the highlight of the wedding, and though we booked her for only three hours, demand for her silhouettes far exceeded anything we could have imagined. Ruth selflessly stayed til the very end of the wedding and made sure that every single guest received a silhouette. Not only did our guests love her and rave about the silhouettes, we now have a beautiful album of all of our guest’s silhouettes as a precious keepsake. Ruth is simply amazing and pure class, I can’t recommend her enough to any bride or anyone else planning a special event. Thank you so much Ruth.”

— Tess O., Waltham, MA

Bride and Groom Kissing - Silhouette
Bride Groom Kissing Silhouette
Ruth and Her Assistant, Heidi, at a Recent Bridal Show
Ruth and Her Assistant, Heidi,
at a Recent Bridal Show

“We had such a wonderful experience with Ruth! Everyone LOVED the silhouettes… and we can’t wait to invite her again next year! Would highly recommend!”

— Laurie, Middlefield, CT

Wedding Couple - Silhouette
Wedding Couple Silhouettes
The Silhouette Sign-In Board
The Silhouette Sign-In Board
Visited by the Bride and Groom
Visited by the Bride and Groom
Full Length Bridal - Silhouette
Full Length Bridal Silhouette
Bride and Groom Silhouette
Bride and Groom with Their Silhouettes
Cutting a Silhouette at a Wedding
Cutting a Silhouette at a Wedding
Bride Groom Kiss Framed Silhouettes
Bride Groom Kiss Framed Silhouettes

For a more casual and whimsical offering, the artist can draw caricatures of your guests, individually, as couples, and in family groupings

Bride and Groom - Caricatures
Bride and Groom - Caricatures
Party Sample Caricatures
Party Sample Caricatures

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