Monday, March 02, 2015

Friendship Day: St. Jude's Ranch

I had the pleasure of volunteering at St. Jude's Ranch, Friendship Day Event, on Saturday along with my amazing husband, Mark (DJ kraM) Ulep, and friend, Alejandra Rios, who provided music and entertainment. The weather was nice, the kids had a blast and we are so happy to be part of the experience.

Thus, I made these inspirational calligraphy paintings for the children below. They were excited to take home goodie bags, dance to cool music and win game prices.

Here's one of the thank you letters from a child of St. Jude's Ranch shown above. It says, "Thank you so moch it's like you know someone goes out of there way to care! I love you Guys this means, so much!" So adorable and heart melting.

More thank you cards from the children. The ceramic artwork is by Leslie who made a beautiful piece that says, "What St. Jude means to me is the house, family, and friends."

Thank you so much to Patty Goode for organizing and coordinating this "Friendship Day" event. And big thanks to the volunteers and contributors who made this special day unforgettable. 

Face Painters by Lokahi Skin and Body Services; Sugar cookies donated by The Baking Cup; Music and Entertainment provided by Mark Ulep as DJ kraM; Artwork donated by Marivic Ulep for DeFine1Lady. 

If you would like to donate to St. Jude's Ranch, please visit their website here. All donation help provide basic needs for the children. 

♥ Marivic

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image credit: Marivic Ulep

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

New Art on Etsy Shop: DeFine1Lady

Here are some artwork from my shop for you to enjoy. They are inspired by my favorite song, my children and people that I truly adore in my life. You can find more at DeFine1Lady.

♥ Marivic

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image credit: Calligraphy Art and Illustration by Marivic Ulep. 

Monday, January 26, 2015

Modern Glam Wedding: Jenny + Kevin's Wedding

Hello. Today’s celebration comes from the beautiful couple, Jenny and Kevin, in their October wedding located at Vintner Grill in Summerlin, Nevada. Inspired by the bride and groom’s glamorous venue, I designed their invitations to be modern and elegant. While my husband, Mark (DJ kraM) Ulep, and Cassey (DJ KCQ) Que from Synchronized Sounds, provided music to keep guest entertained, Jenny’s brother, Vinh for Snap Snap Images, helped capture the moments.Thank you so much Vinh for sharing these amazing images below and congratulations to the newly weds!

Accommodations provided by JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa.
Images 1 – 9 was taken from the gorgeous views of the resort.

Love these beautiful mediterranean outdoor lanterns above. It creates a wonderful backdrop to the venue during the evening.

Below is one of my favorite images. How sweet it is...

Many thanks to these talented artists below for helping out on Jenny and Kevin’s special day!

Photography and Photobooth: Vinh Q. Nguyen of Snap Snap Images  | Wedding Officiant: Jennifer Hainley  |  Accommodation: JW MarriottLas Vegas Resort & Spa  |  Reception and Ceremony: Vintner Grill  | Dress: Chia Lieu BridalCouture | Bridesmaid Dress: Nordstrom  | Hair: Latonya Clark Sola SalonStudios  | Makeup: Cadena Laksis  |  Groomsmen: Frair Trux Shop |  Florals: Naakiti Floral Design | Cake: Las Vegas Custom Cakes | Papergoods: Marivic Ulep for DeFine1Lady  | DJ: DJ kraM and DJ KCQ for SynchronizedSounds

♥ Marivic

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image credit: Vinh Q. Nguyen