Fall into the most romantic season of all!

Let’s fall in love with the toasty season ahead, and what better timing then New York Fall Fashion week where I hope to see some fabulous color combos coming out. This chart makes it painless to achieve the precise color palette for an invitation that will cozy your guests to your big day. So on to the Autumn warm colors Keeping…

The Making of BELLA’s White Party Invitations

My heart stutter when I first learned that BELLA New York Magazine had picked D&E Papel to design and craft the invitation for their annual White Party hosted by Lisa Vanderpump who is the star of Beverly Hills Housewives and Vanderpump Rules. First thing that came to mind was, I have to pull over and take…

Showcasing my Fabulous Invitations

Amazing day for Sadie’s Marketplace Boutique at Rockn’ Joe Union Coffeehouse & Bistro. I love going out and meeting people with a common interest to celebrate art with a sense of community awareness. It was a beautiful original and lady like display; this was the line I heard over and over again from all that…

An Artist Party!

Deogo and Ella’s painting birthday party! So I’ve been meaning to share these for the past week but I’m crazy busy and the days flew by like there was no tomorrow. I shared the invitation a few weeks ago for this artist theme and let me tell you…This was such a self entertaining party, the…

Let’s Paint

“I feel like painting mom” is what my daughter Ella told me, my son Deogo was not really convinced and by all accounts he has a pulse for it, I tell you. Well, for their birthdays, since they are a week apart, I usually celebrate them together, So for this year an Artist theme it…

RSVP Stands for?

RSVP stands for….well., not quiet. Let’s take it back a few centuries. RSVP is actually the French abbreviation for the phrase Répondez s’il vous plaît.   Which we can roughly translate to: Respond please.  or Reply if you please. However;  today in France the common phrase for asking a guest to respond is simply: French: Prière de…

It’s Paper Alright!

ONCE UPON A LETTER It’s National Card & Letter Writing Month and I believe the perfect timing for this post; in 2011 I made my business introduction  to one of my clients in a very crafty way. It all started at a Country Living fair…in the beautiful state of Ohio I found myself perplexed in front of a mobile booth with…

DAY IN DAY OUT!

HAVE YOU EVER FELT~ A sudden rush of adrenaline, but life intrudes and you cannot act on it, and now is your state of being?….Yep,  that’s my status,  day in and day out. When you just  don’t know where to start… try starting at the beginning, then check your progress midway… re-energize and keep on…

Totally Blossom

“Less is more”, so they say…when talking cherry blossoms, “The more the merrier” I say!….if you’ve ever visited Washington DC during late March you’ll agree with, the more blossoms the better…The cherry trees blossoming are gorgeous there that time of year. You can find this design on my Etsy shop Some color and design variations…

Keep It Simple

Go on a color hunt, brain storm, brights…blues…violets…..oh heck…lets just pick a handful at a time and see what combinations come out of those, then lets move to the next step which is process of elimination. It does become easier trust me, but you must not skip the elimination process. After you’ve got your colors…