| Breathe. |

We’re a week into 2016, and all I feel I’m seeing on the internet are articles that read: “Best blank of 2015!” Fill in the blank. Best hit song. Best dressed. Best wedding photo.  Best hair transformation. Best Instagram feed. Best former ping-pong-champion-turned-rodeo-cowboy. (OK, I made that last one up.) You get the idea though. What it makes…

| Productivity and Motivation |

Sometimes it’s pretty hard to find inspiration to be creative, or to motivate yourself to be productive. I know days like today, when it’s -19℃ outside where I am, and I feel ice in my bone marrow, the very last thing I want to do is be productive. Burrowing into my sofa with a blanket…

| New Year’s Eve, A New Beginning |

Time to pause and reflect on 2015… While I feel that 2013 and 2014 were huge years for me in terms of successes and accomplishments- from my position as Director and subsequently VP of Marketing and Communications on the Board of Directors for the Washington DC chapter of the International Special Events Society, to running…

Welcome to PETALSUITE

Welcome to petalsuite, my little corner of the internet. I’m so happy you’re here! I am a twenty-something, city-living, special-events-loving creative little lady with an appreciation for all things beautiful. Here I will share everything from stationery by inspiring artists and creators, calligraphy and graphic design I admire, and of course, my own work. You never know what…