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Celebrate Thanksgiving And The Holiday Season With Paper Sweetly!

Celebrate Thanksgiving And The Holiday Season With Paper Sweetly!

Thanksgiving time is one of my favorite times of the year. It is a time for us to gather together, as family and friends, introspect, think of our blessings and express gratitude for them.   Do you know that there are many stories related to Thanksgiving? It was originally an English tradition, and the days of thanksgiving were typically marked by religious services to give thanks to God, and to celebrate a bountiful harvest. Many years ago, in the year 1621, the Plymouth colonists and the Wampanoag shared an autumn harvest feast. Today, this is widely recognized as one of...

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Celebrate Hallowe’en With Paper Sweetly!

Celebrate Hallowe’en With Paper Sweetly!

Hallowe’en, also known as All Hallows’ Eve, is one of the most popular holidays. Though children find immense happiness in going trick o’ treating, this is also a holiday that transcends all ages. Adult or child, everyone definitely enjoys the crisp weather, the pretty fall colors, the variety of scary movies that need endless cups of hot chocolate, the carved pumpkins and lanterns, and of course the cheering cry of trick o’ treaters!                        Do you know about the origin of some of the most famous Hallowe’en symbols? For instance, witches are associated with it because of the fact that...

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Come Full Circle With Paper Sweetly!

Come Full Circle With Paper Sweetly!

Have you ever observed a work of art, heard a song, read a poem and thought that it has helped you unlock your own creativity? I believe that all works of art hold within themselves this very power: to move us, to inspire us, and to ultimately help us innovate and create our own masterpieces.   As an artist, I have often observed a pattern in my work. I realize that I often turn to Mother Nature, and sometimes I get inspired by a palette, a particular shape and even other pieces of art, which in turn motivates me to...

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Come And Share The Power Of Colors With Paper Sweetly!

Come And Share The Power Of Colors With Paper Sweetly!

One of my favorite questions to ask people is: “What is your favorite color?” I believe that the answer to this fun fact question can often give us a perceptive insight into somebody’s personality, and the things they consider important.
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Being Nostalgic About Summer Vacations with Paper Sweetly!

Being Nostalgic About Summer Vacations with Paper Sweetly!

There is truly a characteristic quality about the summer months that takes us back to the innocence and playfulness of childhood. Something about the languid days makes us remember and yearn for the simple things that brought big smiles to our faces: new books to read, a cone dripping with double scoops of ice cream, picnics in the open, exciting rides at fun fairs, movies every weekend.   Coming back to the present, I think of all the things I used to and continue to enjoy most about summer: the blossoming of flowers, the bright colors in Mother Nature that...

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Celebrating Pride Month with Paper Sweetly!

Celebrating Pride Month with Paper Sweetly!

Equality for all and taking pride in one’s own identity are themes that have also strongly resonated with us at Paper Sweetly. As we step into June this year, we embrace Pride Month and all that it stands for.   For far too long, members of the LGBT community have faced social stigma and difficulties that are very difficult to even imagine, let alone endure. Despite being considered taboo for a vast number of years, as well as facing prejudiced mindsets till date, most people are trying to change their thought processes. However, even today, with advancements and modern lifestyles,...

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