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Melissa Perella is a professional photographer and mixed media artist based in beautiful West Virginia. While documenting weddings and newborns, Melissa noticed a wide array of beautiful stationery that was often forgotten with the passing of time. Her appreciation of these keepsakes inspired her to create the Picturebox line: archival display/preservation pieces for events, moments, and people. Each commission is entirely custom and no two Pictureboxes are ever designed the same, guaranteeing clients pieces which are totally unique to themselves. Melissa's love of vintage postcards led to her invention of Boxes du Fleurs (Boxes of the Flowers), a line of Pictureboxes merging botanicals with design. Boxes du Fleurs feature authentic antique postcards and findings, as well as artisan papers and preserved botanicals. When she is not involved in the creative process of box design, Melissa works full time as proprietor of Melissa…

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  • Born on July 15
  • Joined January 3, 2010

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Manzanita branches, real pressed flowers and leaves, authentic antique skeleton keys, unique papers, random antique findings, various ribbons and fabrics

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About

Melissa Perella is a professional photographer and mixed media artist based in beautiful West Virginia. While documenting weddings and newborns, Melissa noticed a wide array of beautiful stationery that was often forgotten with the passing of time. Her appreciation of these keepsakes inspired her to create the Picturebox line: archival display/preservation pieces for events, moments, and people. Each commission is entirely custom and no two Pictureboxes are ever designed the same, guaranteeing clients pieces which are totally unique to themselves. Melissa's love of vintage postcards led to her invention of Boxes du Fleurs (Boxes of the Flowers), a line of Pictureboxes merging botanicals with design. Boxes du Fleurs feature authentic antique postcards and findings, as well as artisan papers and preserved botanicals. When she is not involved in the creative process of box design, Melissa works full time as proprietor of Melissa Perella Photography, a boutique studio serving wedding and portrait clients throughout the mid-Atlantic and beyond. Melissa enjoys travel, movies, coffee, reading, hiking and outdoor adventuring, as well as time with her children, family, and significant other.

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