Tag Archives: ISLP

A Penny for Your Thoughts: A Day in the Life of a Creative Entrepreneur

Dear Pennies & Pens, So here’s the thing…I’ve been meaning to post. I really have. But ummm I haven’t. This past week I realized that it’s my own fault because whenever I have good content I always post it on social media first. So I now recognize that I have to change my way of […]

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Loud Biz: How To Plan Events to Promote Your Business

#MP3 Invite (Designed by 8515)

Dear Pennies & Pens, As you hopefully know, I am Co-Owner of 8515, a multicultural creative agency. We offer branding, marketing, public relations, event planning, and styling. Recently, we decided to focus on event planning since that’s what my business partner Cacha` Lopez and I love to do. We both love planning events because it’s […]

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A Penny for Your Thoughts: The Realities of Being a Broke Black Girl Part Deuce

Me (Penny) posing for the AFRO series. Photo by @thebenchmarc

Dear Pennies & Pens, I deleted the original post and started over. I lost my train of thought and the ink was just randomly spread throughout the page. It just didn’t make any fuckin sense. So I’m trying again. I hope I get it right this time. To update you on my last post, I’m […]

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New Ink: Cruising thru Cali

Cruising thru Cali

Dear Pennies & Pens, I am so excited to announce that ISLP’s newest ink, Cruising thru Cali is now available here: (link). Cruising thru Cali is a digital travel guide created by ISLP. Cruising thru Cali offers an exclusive inside look on our press trip to California. We give you the low down on Cali’s […]

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8 Years of Ink: What I’ve learned after 8 Years of being a Lifestyle Blogger + Entrepreneur

LoudPen reading #MakeUrPenLoud: How To Be A Lifestyle Blogger (Image by Rocio Yepez)

Dear Pennies & Pens, de la Pen…All Pen Everything is officially 8 years old. I launched the site in August of 2010. I’ve never actually celebrated our anniversary because well, I usually forget. This year, I was supposed to do a big anniversary party but that got tossed out the window by Team ISLP as […]

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My Best Page Yet: ISLPDTX

ISLP Logo (Designed by Cacha` Lopez)

Dear Pennies & Pens, So I can’t believe that it’s almost here. I am about to launch ISLPDTX.com. ISLPDTX is ISLP’s online lifestyle boutique. We offer books, magazines, music, films, clothing, accessories, skincare, haircare, makeup, and home decor products. Our products are created by ISLP’s in-house production team. We cater to multicultural millennials and creatives aka […]

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Pennies on the Page: Team ISLP

Renee Jones looking absolutely fabulous on her wedding day

Dear Pennies & Pens, So I completely forgot to mention it but Team ISLP has grown! For those that don’t know, ISLP is my lifestyle production company. In fact, we are the publisher of de la Pen…All Pen Everything. So basically, we’re the ink behind this page. Team ISLP includes myself, Renee Jones, our Associate […]

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Coming soon to a page near you: My latest Ink

Dear Pennies & Pens, Okay so here’s the thing, I haven’t been posting like I should. I have just been so fuckin busy over the last few months. I’ve really been focusing on building my businesses, ISLP + 8515. ISLP is developing several new products and 8515 is on the hunt for new clients. I’ve […]

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Pencap: #MP3, An 8515 Event

Milana Davis and Moi (LoudPen) at #MP3 Photo by DeMarcus Mitchell

Dear Pennies & Pens, This past April, my agency, 8515 planned and hosted an anniversary event, #MP3 to celebrate the 3rd anniversary of my book, #MakeUrPenLoud: How To Be A Lifestyle Blogger. I can’t believe we were able to make #MP3 happen! We started planning the event in January but kept getting sidetracked with other […]

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1000 Words: All Pen Everything

Photo Credits: Editorial Name: All Pen Everything Photography/Creative Direction/Styling/MakeUp: LoudPen Models: Milana Davis & Greg Peoples Women’s clothes & jewelry: E. Leigh’s Makeup: Deck of Scarlet & Civilized Cosmetics Men’s clothes & accessories: Vintage Casting & Production: 8515 Publication: de la Pen...All Pen Everything Publisher: ISLP

Dear Pennies and Pens, As you all know, a picture is worth a thousand words. So we’ll let the photos do the talking. With no further adieu, we present 1000 Words: All Pen Everything. And there it is. de la Pen…All Pen Everything. With us, keeping it real never goes wrong.

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