How to pretty up your envelopes

Want to make your envelopes a bit fancy? Well I’ve found a really affordable way to do just that. There is one catch…you’ll have to be ceative and flexible with your colors and prints 🙂 I visited the dollar store and to my delight found myself in the home utensils isle when some rolls caught…

Purple Shades are all the rage!

Stunning Purple Magnolia elegantly packaged in a white box while rhinestones make a sparkly presense, all for a fabulous Quinceañera to be! Make it a statement invitation; Do I need to say more? I hand dyed a total of 600 petals to make this beautiful flower, my workshop looked like a science or a chemist lab…

Easter Recycled Cards

I wanted to make something different but related as well…so I made handmade paper and made some pretty embellishments for Easter cards! We made colorful paper out of used and old tissue paper and gift wrap. We literally shredded to small bits and pieces and blended each color separate. I had a handmade paper kit…

March, Month of the Women and Birthing of Spring!

Keeping track of National month of this and that can be a daunting task for some of us; but come on, its Women’s History Month and is first day of Spring month how could we not celebrate the mother of all things; Mother Nature and Mother of Humanity! March events celebrating and recognizing women began…

Amor, amor, amor…

I have to say that Valentine’s Day is my most favorite time to give! Even for my children, we skip the Christmas card exchange and rather put our efforts and money into preparing cute and lovely goodies for their classmates. Since we launched our stationary greeting card line I’ve had a delightful time creating these simple and…

My Happy Jar

I first  saw this idea of a jar of happy moments on Elizabeth Gilbert‘s Facebook page, I love it so much., I’m putting it to practice! this will be my first year doing it. It’s simple, just grab a jar ( or any form of container to your preference) and every day or week write down…

How can my Holiday Party Invitations stand out?

As we make our way into December, our Holiday atmosphere just intensifies, and so do the events. I was recently interviewed by Alexandra Anastasio for BELLA New York Magazine for their Holiday issue. I shared some key tips on how to create the right invitation for a Holiday party and how best to present it so…

Haunted Halloween Theme

This year’s Halloween party theme is a haunted library. Libraries are filled with countless books full of stories, with quiet rooms ready to be shaken by storytellers eager to frighten the spirit off of you. I absolutely love the idea of visiting a venue which will put me in the mindset of a chosen theme;…

Make a Timeline right about…now!

Short and Sweet Like 1,2,3! A Timeline to keep in mind when ordering invitations for your next event. What works best for you? I know for me is to write things down, it gives me the sense that it is real and not just in my head to keep in mind, I love checking off…

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…