New in the shop: It's January 4th, Christmas and New Year's Even have passed and you've probably already seen swim suits out while shopping. I don't care how much the retailers want you to look into the future, the truth is, it's still way too cold outside and only a warm cup of café con leche can motivate me to get out from my under my Mexican Tiger blanket it the the mornings. You're like me, this mug's for you, my friend. Cheers!
New in the shop: I dedicate this design to you, my spanglish-speaking, coffee-loving amiga! Because a girl needs to be properly fueled and motivated to do her magic.
Que Party Tan Fancy was born in early 2010 with the idea of providing beautiful invitations and party supplies en Español para la comunidad Latina. I then started a full time job in the fall of the same year and it got put on the back burner. I’d post new items for sale quite sporadically and didn’t advertise much. Then in 2015 I started this new little hobby called hand lettering which transformed the way I look at art. Not only did it make me realize that drawing letters is an actual art form, but it inspired me so much, I’ve been drawing daily ever since which has resulted in TONS of new artwork. Most of it en Ingles since I participate in lots of lettering challenges here on Instagram. But I also started lettering phrases en Español that came from my soul. It wasn’t until recently that after posting another Spanglish piece to my @paisleyinparis IG account and translating the meaning of it for my audience that I thought “Why don’t I just start a new IG feed where I don’t have to have to translate?” You know, para evitar l fatiga. Haha! ~ Anyway, I’m glad you’re here. THANK YOU for following y les garantizo que nos vamos a reir mucho juntas porque growing up, mi familia gave me lots of material to work with today.
I did my first pop-up of the season this weekend in beautiful downtown Palm Springs hosted by Interstellar Comic Books & Gifts. In the last year, I’ve only done a total of three pop ups and I’ve thoroughly enjoyed each and every single one of them because of the connections and friendships I’ve made.
The first two times I participated in an event I was selling Lipsense and while I’m still a Lipsense distributor, I put that on the back burner to focus on the stuff that makes my heart sing; creating unique, colorful hand lettered gifts and greeting cards featuring puns and feel-good phrases in English, Spanish AND Spanglish.
Below is a short compilation of my Instagram stories that I shared the night before the event as I practiced setting up my display. Let me know what you think!
Aside from doing pop ups around town, I’ve also decided to host hand lettering workshops in my home and in the homes or business locations of friends and family.
So, if you’re in the Coachella Valley and you’re interested in hosting a lettering workshop or pop-up shop, please send me a note! I’d love the opportunity to co-create an event that is fun for all.
Hi - I'm Dio!
& LipSense Distributor on a mission to color your world!
Thank for your visiting! I try my best to inspire through my doodles and craft projects. I’m often asked what tools I use to create my work, so I’ve incorporated affiliate links in my posts to products I use and recommend. This means that if you click AND make a purchase, I will earn a small commission…hopefully enough to invest in creativity fuel (coffee) and art supplies to keep me growing as an artist and sharing my work with you. Please note that anything marked with an asterisk (*) indicates an affiliate link.
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