05 May 2010

giveaway: le papier studio necklace

today's giveaway is from vana (famous for silhouettes), founder of le papier studio

giving :: one oval antique silver pendant listed here

please comment today to enter to win.
tell me how you're celebrating cinco de mayo.
it's today, hope you didn't forget!
you only have until tonight to enter.

congratulations to... kim who commented, We made guacamole dip and had a few friends over. sounds like super fun. for the record, i had a limeaid and a burrito and went to zumba class. if that's not a party, i don't know what is. congrats to you, kim! please email me with your preference about your prized necklace. hooray!



a bit of a bio :: Vana Chupp, designer and founder of Le Papier Studio, launched her dream job; a small women-owned business that expresses creativity and inspiration, all the while giving her time to fulfill her most important job; being a mom.


Professionally trained as an architect, Vana has always been artistically inspired by the sweet and simple moments in life. These special moments, especially those shared with family, are what shapes her personalized illustration style and design sensibility. Vana’s charming and intimate custom silhouettes will capture your heart and symbolize your treasured memories for years to come.

Le Papier Studio specializes in illustrating unique custom silhouettes. We work with you to design and illustrate the people, pets, and special moments in your life using your photographs. In addition to our custom silhouette process, we have several lines of charming existing graphic illustrations and silhouettes to choose from. From invitation and stationery sets to birthday gifts and valentine ideas, Le Papier Studio would love the opportunity to transform the apples of your eye into artistic heirlooms.

thank you vana. please visit her blog + shop.

*BONUS: vana is offering a promo code for all of you! enter LPS10OFF for $10 off orders of $50 or more. offer expires May 10, 2010.

58 comments:

Becca said...

I absolutely love those pendants!!

Today I am doing a lesson and art project about Cinco de Mayo with my students, then I will probably kick back with a margarita when I get home :P

XOXO
Becca

Kristi said...

I'm not celebrating! Just another ordinary day for me! Love silhouettes!!

Hannah said...

We are going to eat enchiladas and then I am going to pick up my mom at the airport! She is flying in from Hawaii and I can hardly wait!!

Cute, cute. I love the necklaces!

amanda fay said...

woohoo! super cute necklaces!

TODAY, unfortunately, I have to serve jury duty! But maybe I"ll go out for drinks afterwards to celebrate!

Anneliese said...

we don't have a celebration planned! it is a shame...we usually have some sort of party!

very cute necklace!!

Chelsey said...

How cute. I really like the pendants a lot! No plans for Cinco de Mayo... work!

Eric and Hannah said...

Cute!
I'm going to a card night tonight and will eat Mexican food. Yummy!

Robyn said...

I am going out for a fun dinner with my sister! Can't wait!

cleverly content said...

i am taking the kids from my church group to volunteer at a local childrens shelter...we're making maracas, playing cinco bingo, and busting a pinata. Ole!

Hil said...

These are adorable. Cinco de Mayo plans currently consist of making up for lost sleep last night. We may just have to venture off to our favorite Mexican restaurant for dinner!

kyracross said...

i have a cinco de mayo date tonight! we are riding our bikes to a mexican restaurant to celebrate. (its only our second date) but am so excited :)

i would love to give this necklace to my sister. she just found she is pregnant with her second little one. so excited!

That Tall Girl said...

This is my first pregnancy...so no margaritas for me! I will be making "virgin" margaritas and eating some tortilla chips!! It's been hot lately...I could really use a slushy treat!!

kelly said...

love vana's work! Tonight it will be taco's for dinner with homemade gaucamole and limeade...yum!

Michelle said...

I've got ripe avocados, so maybe a little guacamole with quesadillas for lunch?

tulin said...

i may make some yummy tacos for dinner! love the necklaces...

Summers Family said...

Sadly today is my grandmother's funeral however we WILL be celebrating her life and all that she taught us during her 89 years of life. She had spunk and passion and although we won't be having margaritas today I know it will be a day I never forget.

I beautiful pendant necklaces.

Nicole

Sassy said...

Today - for dinner - tacos for dinner along with homemade guacamole and con queso. I may even try making sopapillas. Mexican - my FAV!

¡Comer con gusto!

Miss Five said...

For Cinco de Mayo I'm having a massive burrito for lunch and then a siesta at my desk.

Emily said...

I second what another commenter said about a siesta - that's my favorite way to celebrate right now! :)

Abby said...

Ordered pizza for everyone for lunch. Might make some tacos for dinner tonight...nothing too exciting.

Erica said...

extra lean turkey tacos with all the fixins!! i may even break out some salsa music! it's going to be hoppin' night at the england house!

Amanda said...

I would love to be celebrating Cinco de Mayo at my local Mexican restaurant having a margarita on this sunny, beautiful day, but I have to work tonight.

Maybe I can make up for that on Friday!

PS: I love silhouettes. I have one from childhood of me and my brothers from Disney in my dinning room.

Estee said...

Not celebrating, studying studying and studying some more...

karperks said...

I had forgotten Cinco de Mayo, but I guess I can whip up some quesadillas for dinner. Does that count?

Lena said...

These are so sweet.

I have a hankering for a quesadilla so I think that's my big plans!

(parsonslena@gmail.com)

motherhood unedited said...

My son and I are about to leave to go to the running of the chihuahuas a celebration of everything cinco de mayo with a race for little chi's :P A local radio station started it a couple years ago and it is a HUGE hit around here.

Than I am having all kinds of hispanic food tonight. I love celebrating my heritage :D

haleyv6 said...

Awesome giveaway!!! Perfect for Mother's Day. Today my kids and I will be making enchiladas for dinner while hubby works :( He is in the bar business...so it's a busy night!

Happy Cinco de Mayo!

MJ said...

I'm really in mourning over cinco de mayo...we moved to SW Missouri from Austin a few months ago and are desperately missing the Mexican food that was abundantly available to us!!!

Cass said...

we're eating our favorite chicken enchiladas for supper - can't wait!

Jenny said...

We don't celebrate cinco de mayo, but I do loooooove the necklace and would wear it proudly!

Liz said...

trip to the farmers' market and park!

Barb @ getupandplay said...

We're going to have a delicious meal!

Raquel said...

We has a taco bar pot luck at work.

JULIET said...

Love the pendants! very cute! We are celebrating cinco de mayo with family. It is my brothers and sister in laws birthdays! It will be a fun time!

sarah r. said...

sadly, my day was too busy to celebrate anything proper. however, tonight, i reward myself with yoga. happy cinco de mayo??

Laura said...

Lovely!

I'm celebrating cinco de mayo with dinner out!

Justin + kelly said...

cinco de mayo is not complete without taquitos and guacamole!

I love these!

Megilon said...

What beautiful pendants! It is my Dad's birthday so we are taking him out for his birthday on Cinco de Mayo. What a fun day to have a birthday!!

Cathy said...

Beautiful pendants!

Celebrating the Cinco with taquitos for dinner. Yum!

Mari said...

Oooooo...beautiful silhouette pendants-- thank you Vana!
For Cinco de Mayo we are making guacamole, homemade chips and lemonade!
Would you like to join us?

The Turners said...

Well, I teach in a hispanic school, and I celebrated cinco de mayo with my kindergartners today. We made little Mexican flags!

Jenni said...

I am going to a Sevier Skirts Party. :)

katie said...

I made chicken tortilla soup! and we're eating it with mexican soda... yum!

lacey said...

dancing with the kids
enjoying mexi veggie salad with fresh, chunky guacamole in the sun!

Paula said...

we went to the library for story time. We read cinco de mouse-o and made sombreros from paper plates and cups and tissue paper.

Ordue Headbands said...

i will be going to my good friends dance concert... have my favorite meal with my family , and hopefully go to sleep on tome ... not really a cinco de mayo themed day ... just a fun one

Linda said...

Pretty Pendants!!!
I'm sorry to say... I've never celebrated Cinco De Mayo! Now I have to look it up.

stacey said...

We're celebrating it (this weekend, late) by having an open house at our new place for family. We will be having a Mexican food feast!

melissa kaye said...
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melissa kaye said...

Such lovely pendants! :)

Unfortunately I'm not celebrating today due to finals week. Yuck. Ha! Hopefully over the weekend I'll get to do some celebrating. I know I'll be drinking to finals/classes being OVER! :-P

~Melissa Kaye
melissak7481@yahoo.com

hOoPty dOoPty said...

no cinco de mayo celebrations here in Perth, Australia but oh how i miss indulging in some of the best mexican food ever in so. cal. *sigh* i mean really miss it!
hope yours is fun. x

jen byard said...

Such a pretty necklace...I'm catching up on my blog for Cinco de Mayo :)

Heidi said...

yeah...
i didn't do anything. We didn't even talk about it. How's that for being a good mom. opportunity missed.

but i want a shot at a cute necklace.

Leslie said...

I took my kids out for lunch with some friends at Pancho Villa! The place was festive and the food was delicious! :)

ashlynn said...

Homemade salsa .. Yumm!

Being 9 months prego jewelry is all I look at - cute little necklaces.

bob said...

Adorable! I heart pendants.

nicole said...

for cinco de mayo we made carne asada and tres leche for supper...

Kim said...

We made guacamole dip and had a few friends over.

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