Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Focus On... Parada Creations!

Parada Creations is a fun shop with prints to brighten every room of your home! I love this first print not only for the beautiful illustrations and soft colors, but for the sentiment. Go ahead, ride the tide! :)

Tell me some basic info about yourself.
I am Susana Parada the artist behind the artwork from Parada Creations. I am a graphic designer by day and I love it! I feel privileged to be able to make art and be creative for a living.
I began my business with a desire to create artwork that brings a contemporary edge to peoples home, I believe that every single person should have one piece of art in their home that makes them smile. 

{ride the tide}

What kind of mediums do you use and why?
I use paper and ink.

What made you decide to sell on etsy?
I only managed enough courage to begin selling on Etsy after getting some encouragement from my husband.  I've always been amazed by all the talented artist on etsy and now I am thrilled to be a part of it too.

Where do you get your inspiration?
I find my inspirations in photos, nature, patterns, quotes, songs.

{a light heart and a happy soul}

What is your favorite music to craft by?
Alternative / Indie music. Arcade Fire.

When it's cold outside... I can be found inside by the fireplace. 

When I'm hungry... I search for food.

{everything will be A okay}

When I need a boost... I grab a cup of coffee.

{today is worth 10 yesterdays}

I wish I was/were... able to fly. 

If I could give one gift to everyone I know, it would be ... from the heart.

{be who you arrrgh!}

If I could have coffee with anyone, it would be... a latte cappuccino mocha.

{the grass is greener}

If you were an animal, what would you be? A Koala

{universal love}

What's your favorite piece of your own? 
My favorite piece is the "Momma's Baby Bird" print.

{momma's baby bird}

What are your favorite blogs/websites right now?
Design Sponge

You can find Parada Creations 
on Etsy
and her blog!


  1. i love all these! there so wonderful & fun!

  2. so cute! my fave is life is a beautiful ride.

  3. Haha - I love "The Grass Is Greener On My Side" :P


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