Owner and Creative Stylist
Alexis is a creative visionary who, in her early 20’s, grew experienced in designing and executing events for a top destination management firm. Maintaining sight of every detail, while creating successful new design concepts, became an obsession. As a Creative Stylist, design is more than what you see on paper. It encompasses your entire day with who you are.
Alexis has styled events seen in Martha Stewart Weddings and In Style Weddings, Minnesota Bride Magazine, Mpls St. Paul Magazine and more. Since taking over Watermark in 2004, Alexis has established her studio as a top destination for paper and achieved sought after industry accolades.
“Loving what you do is infectious and that’s what our clients feel when they walk in the door. Every client has a uniqueness we love to capture. Every event is shared with new inspiration. How can I not love what I do! I get to start at the beginning of it all. The Invitation. It is the anticipation of what’s to come and through my styling, I get to incorporate more design in the little details everyone will notice and remember. “
“Evoke feelings through design…that’s what we do. ”
Her free time is cherished and often spent with her 7th grade sweetheart, Jason, and their almost 5 year old twins Wyatt and Evelyn. Alexis is also the Studio Director for good friend and celebrity wedding photographer, Robert Evans. Visit Robert Evans Studios (www.robertevans.com).
Ana has been a leader in design since graduating from The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale in Graphic Design. Her quiet reserve and gentle guidance place many at ease while navigating the details. Ana’s talent and love for her craft has awarded her a list of loyal clients.
Ana’s work has been featured in Minnesota Bride Magazine, Mpls St. Paul Magazine, Style Me Pretty, Wedding Chicks and Oncewed. Her designs have traveled to clients in Australia, London and Canada. Her passion for design drives her to perfection. An innovationist, Ana brings new possibilities to the evolving couple.
Ana may be only 5 feet high, but she has the biggest heart for making every couple’s planning and process perfect. She lives in Chanhassen with her husband, Corey, and is a doting momma to, Maria.
Graphic Designer and Photography
Ashley is a creative at heart. She formalized her studies at Virginia Tech in Interior Design, where she simultaneously developed a love for graphics and typography. An expert at taking inspiration and filling a blank canvas, Ashley’s range of design and concept allows her to create a seamless transition from sketches to reality. Ashley is detail oriented and relatable, and readily connects with clients to produce pieces that are both stylistically bold and naturally functional.
Ashley has a perpetual list of new places to travel, loves a sweaty yoga class, and is currently practicing the art of calligraphy. You will often see her talent and love for photography and styling on our blog. Ashley calls Minneapolis home, where she lives with her husband and English Bulldog.
Andrea has been a creative since the age of five. Andrea took as many art classes as possible in school, and was thrilled when her experience led her to work in conjunction with Disney for 15 years. She describes her style playful sophistication and we couldn’t agree more!
Andrea has extensive experience designing an entire concept. From invitations to décor elements and props, she encompasses consistency throughout her design. A graduate from Brown College in the field of Advertising Design, she is the third seasoned designer welcomed to the Watermark team.
Andrea is a lake girl in the summer. She also creates custom jewelry and enjoys a good Zumba class. Andrea lives in Buffalo with her husband John and is mom to daughter Kylie and let’s not forget, Meg….the Welsh Corgi.