About Kelly

Kelly Rohlfs Lyden is known for her updated, yet classic style with a touch of preppy pizzazz. With a background in retail buying and graphic design, Kelly founded WH Hostess in 2009 focusing on social stationery and party invitations. In the years to follow, she created the patent-pending product, Cake Plate Clings, and published her first book, Stylish Kids’ Parties. Readers and clients crave her fresh party style and flock to her lifestyle + entertaining blog, The Party Dress, daily for inspiration.

The brand new retailers collection from WH Hostess is a dream come true, and she has poured every ounce of creativity into the products, and creating the ultimate consumer experience for her retail partners.

Kelly Believes…

A gorgeous piece of stationery makes me swoon, and when I receive a lovely note in the mail, my opinion of the sender is highly elevated!

Everyone should have a complete stationery wardrobe for each occasion, and ours are varied to inspire our clients’ personal style.

The art of the thank you note should never die.

I love a good monogram, especially on my stationery. A monogram, after all, is the ultimate expression of individuality.

A beautifully appointed invitation sets the tone for a celebration and leaves no doubt in your guest’s mind that they were not an afterthought.

A gorgeous holiday card should feature festive designs and highlight your family photos, allowing you to send your warmest wishes during the holiday season.

I believe in the values of the past, and love the designs of today. Our WH Hostess retailer collection was designed with this in mind.

To shop the WH Hostess collection, please visit one of our retailers.