about the designer

founder.  designer.  survivor.  dreamer.

As a cancer survivor, Design by Occasion is born of my desire to celebrate life by “Celebrating All of Life’s Joys” from major milestones to the smallest moments, to the joy of living and everything in between.

As a result, inspired through this and all aspects of design as well as my love for creating, I focus on designing a boutique collection of high quality, all occasion greeting cards that evokes a blend of stylish feminine glamour, modern playful designs and sophisticated style that are simply…pretty fabulous!

As of late, my interests and passion quickly evolved to curating, styling & planning, so when I’m not designing away in my studio with greeting cards, you can find me styling fun inspiration shoots and real events.

Design by Occasion has been my inspiration to follow my passions of design, styling, decorating and entertaining, and to dream bigger; all of which keeps my spirit smiling! At the core, my work is about creating beauty and remind us to infuse our lives with joy. It is my hope that our products bring you a little piece of happy, a whole lot of smiles, and a source of inspiration! 

“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.”

-Maya Angelou-

Thank you for stopping by! 


Design by Occasion has created cancer notecards where a portion of the proceeds will be donated. For more information, click here.

Follow the blog for my daily inspiration: ‘the noted’. Everything you see there are my inspirations, love and passion. I invite you to follow me along the way.


Profile photo of Rose Angel on this page and blog page by Skysight Photography