We're Alyson and Nick O'Connor, the smiling faces behind Rust Belt Love. Even after 10 years, we still love working together and bringing beautiful paper products to life. Everything we create is designed completely by us; we don’t use stock images or templates, so you won't see these designs anywhere else. Everything you see is original artwork from Alyson's hand, often beginning as a traditional pen and ink drawing.


+ We believe in history; of people, of buildings, of heirlooms.

+ We believe in customer service; we love helping our couples, our customers, and our stockists!

+ We believe in QUALITY.

+ We believe in supporting other small businesses, and the fearless people who run them.

+ We believe in hard work; in business, in relationships, in family.

+ We believe in Buffalo, and the people who call the Rust Belt cities home.

+ We believe in love for ALL - Love is love is love is love.

+ We believe in exclamation points, and use them way too much!!



PLEASE NOTE that our brick and mortar shop downtown is now CLOSED. However we will be offering some in-person pickup options from the Market Arcade for the holiday season. Please feel free to contact us before ordering for details.