Monday, October 18, 2010

picture {perfect} handbags

Can I begin this post by reminding you that we have less than 10 weeks until Christmas?

Okay then, I have been offering these 'picture perfect' handbags for two years now.  I have been so impressed with their durable quality and their advertising impact!  I can't even go to the post office without handing out 2 or 3 business cards to the people who stop to ask, 'are those YOUR photos?' and 'WHERE did you get this bag?!'  

Images are actually "baked" into the fabric through what is known as a sublimation process. This sublimation process actually embeds the image into the fabric. The result is an extremely clear image that will not fade, crack or peel.  The rest of the bag is also constructed with an extremely durable micro fiber.  I love that they all have metal feet so your favorite handbag never has to touch a filthy surface (like public restrooms!?  Ick!)  

There are almost 40 handbags, pillows and accessories (including a Men's collection!) with your choice of strap, liner, color, and more.  Here are just a few of my favorites:

The Messenger Bag
This 12”x 17” messenger has room for your computer, peripherals, battery packs, and your favorite image(s)! The internal padded laptop slot fits up to 17" laptop. Available in black (shown above) as well as 3 two-tone combinations (Black/Tan, Black/Grey(shown), Black/Red - shown above) this bag can put a great new face on the daily grind. The printed soft flap has both double buckle and Velcro closures for security and easy access on the go.  $95

The New Gigi
The cutest bag ever just got better. Inspired by the timeless style and kicky charm of Audrey Hepburn, this leather Gigi has quickly become a classic. With turned leather handles and a selection of pattern-printed gusset trims, this combines all the personality of a custom-photo handbag with all the style of your favorite designer.  Choose from the variety of unique exterior trims:  Black, Black & White Plaid, Orange Blossom, Pink Floral, and Red Flower.  $135 

The Mandy
Some shapes are classics all their own. But why stop there? Take your personal sense of style to the next level with this new custom photo bag, the Mandy. The Mandy bag is every bit as fashion-forward, charming and kicky as its namesake. The slouchy, “hobo” style is right on trend with the season’s hottest look. And the single leather strap and stabilizing accent band makes sure your custom photo image hangs straight and clean. Print both sides for a stunning wall-to-wall photo design, or keep one side black for all-occasion flexibility.  $140

The Hipster
On the hip, for the "hip." Students, shoppers and sightseers alike love this easy little catchall. The perfect choice for a quick errand, a trip to the museum or a night out with the girls, our Hipster is an effortless, affordable way to keep your favorite photos close. $65

The Backpack
Go hands free!  This petite backpack is perfect for a quick errand, a trip to the park or a night out with friends. The Backpack is an easy way to keep your items organized and stay hands-free. Change the shoulder straps and it converts to a cross body bag -- so versatile! $95

The Beach Bags
There’s something about a big, roomy bag to make you feel like you’re on vacation. Perfect for running to the beach or running around town, ours features a 15” by 13” image area for sharing your favorite memories. Choose from 7 exterior colors, and 5 interior colors (including striped).  $95

Need more space?  Perfect for running to the beach or running around town, our biggest bag features 6 different vibrant and fun exterior colors and our biggest image size of 19” by 15” image area for sharing your favorite memories.   The BIG Beach Bag is available for $110

There are almost 40 more handbags,
pillows and accessories to choose from.

Too many photos to choose from?  
I will provide collage design for free.  

Use a picture from your DDP session,
or a picture of your own.

{ Shipping:  $5 per bag }
3 week delivery

Boudoir | Behind The Scenes

There are still 3 spots available for the 
Fall Boudoir Marathon on November 13-14, 2010

If you would like more info on boudoir marathons please click here, and email me today to grab a spot!

Monday, October 4, 2010

New Addition to DDP Custom Cards - Gorgeous Die-Cut Shapes

Make your friends and family feel merry when they receive your holiday card this season.  
Five uniquely shaped cards - now available to order.  
Combine my custom design and your image and you're set - just in time for the holidays!

Now offering these gorgeous & unique new shapes to my Custom Cards collection! 

If you're interested in having me design your holiday cards this year, e-mail me today!

Click here to view more DDP custom cards }

Pediatric Sensory Therapy with Lisa Gould-York, MOT, OTR/L

Lisa Gould-York, MOT, OTR/L is the owner of Pediatric Sensory Therapy (PST), a private pediatric occupational therapy clinic specializing in Sensory Integration (SI), and is located in the St. Johns area of Portland, Oregon.  PST is designed to meet the needs of of children birth to 18 years old who are experiencing developmental delays, neurologic, genetic or pervasive developmental disorders, sensory integrative dysfunction and behavioral or social concerns.  Lisa’s specialty is to use play as the primary modality, as well as the Therapeutic Listening Program (TLP), Wilbarger Deep Pressure Proprioceptive Technique (DPPT), Vestibular Rehabilitation/Kawar Protocol, Brain Gym, and HANDLE Techniques in therapy, and much more!  Her practice continues to grow as she is able to provide cost-effective therapy for children with difficulties. 


For more information, please contact Lisa Gould-York, MOT, OTR/L

Sneak Peek: Sisters; Josephine and Scarlett

This is Scarlett.  I first photographed her when she was 4 weeks old.  Now she's almost 3 years old and has a newborn sister of her own, Josephine.  Her parents were gifted with a session (what an amazing gift)!  To be quite honest, it wasn't the easiest session.  When you combine an active toddler with limited time and a newborn that's not feeling quite well, you get plenty of cranky faces.  But as a mother, I know I adore even those 'pissy' looks your newborn can give.  It's like I told the girls' parents; every session is different, and we just roll with it!  So, here you have it!  :-) 

 Josie's happy face!