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…

Mi Abuela had one just like this

A thought down memory lane……Mi Abuela had one just like this. Be it fabric, paper, paint, pencil drawing, pins and ribbons my family has had an all things handmade love since I can recall. Today is throw back Thursday (tbt) so I took a ride down memory lane with this one 🙂 Be it fabric,…

I Like Mine….Heavy!

Paper is not just paper…there are multiple things to take into account when selecting the perfect paper for a project. There is weight and there is…yes…weight again. I particularly like mine heavy, I prefer to work with 110 lb cardstock and up for invitations and other stationary goodies, specially if is a single layer project….

Deogo & Ella Papel

D&E Papel derives from a pile of crafting crafter’s crafts that managed to craft their way through my path…..yes I wanted that to rhyme….Above all decor and events related things, I like paper cards the most and so  My Perfect Little Party  steps aside to give way for D&E’s papeles to stack up some fresh…

Lavish Clique Entertainment Launch Party

Lavish couldn’t be put to a better description than to this amazing event. 4 women engaging in entrepreneurship field all on their own separate way…to call a wrap all around event organizing group led by Sadie Pegues-Brody owner of Aww Sugar, Danielle Freund, Kim Tallau owner of Innovative Image and Angela Christou who is a Special Education…

A Date with Ella and The Piano Guys

Who are they?….who?…The Piano Guys..oh.. A band of 4 guys which pretty much play…just about any melody, classically and with dynamic harmony. My lovely daughter Ella was my date for this classical night., we tried to dress alike and glam up weather permitting…and TARAAAA.  Jon Schmidt, the Pianist; Steven Sharp Nelson,Cellist; Paul Anderson, their beliefs & Al Van…

A sight of spring!

It seems like this years flowers will have to force their way out through the inches on top of inches of snow that grows with each bitter winter day that passes by the Jersey state, The Garden State…as its nick name calls for it,  can’t wait for my flowers to make their first appearance. New…

Peek Into LRA

Hola my dear friends., oh how I have missed you all! I’m now gearing up as I add some finishing touches to my new line which I’m calling Lace, Romance & Aroma ( LRA) These are really special cards with a lot of hands on  crafted details…I have been working on this line for a…

A Romantic Soirée on Valentines Day

I recall a time in which I enjoyed Valentine’s Day so much, I rested late afternoons on cardboard filled with tacky white glue and gold glitter plastered all over my face, hair, hands and arms too! yes I was a 10-year-old girl making heart shape cards with an arrow crossing its crooked cut shape as…