About the Ladder Lady

The Ladder Lady

Winter Glitter

Hi there! Thanks for coming by the website!

I’m Debbie Novak Bouman aka the “Ladder Lady” in & around the Lehigh Valley. 

I’m a local girl, born & raised in Bethlehem, PA. A single mom to 2 awesome, creative young men.  

When my 30 year financial management career ended in late 2016, I decided to move in a different direction.  I was creating custom home decor for several shops in the area.  

At a family restaurant night,  I had a chance to  face paint & also attend Musikfest in 2017.  Seeing the reaction on children & adults was so awesome ~ I loved it and was hooked!

I have now focused my attention on  this art medium & I am learning everything I can & i practice, practice, practice!!! 

I would love to be part of your celebration by face painting at your next event!  Please contact me anytime!

Live in the moment & be awesome today!   

Ladder Lady

You dream it, let us create it!

This is where all the magic starts! My Craft n Go !!!

"A true artist has his or her own vision and creates those."


costuming & designs to match your party theme, event, or brand

I’ve painted as Wonder Woman,  Super Mario, Rainbow Unicorn, Minnie Mouse, Uma of Descendants 2, Emoji, Ms Captain America, Darth Vader, Lion King, a Minion, Sailor, Spiderman, Black Widow, Leprechaun, Woodland Fox, Toy Story 4, Elsa, & so many more characters to come...


On Etsy find my shop under LadderLadyCreations to purchase my handmade signage & decor.

Contact me directly for any custom work or project your considering & I can create your vision in my home workshop.

character themed parties, every holiday not just Halloween (Valentines, St Patrick’s Day, 4th of July, Christmas) and also elegant celebrations like New Years Eve, MasqueradeBalls, Mardi Gras, Fire & Ice Balls.

Then there are the music festivals, UV Black Light parties, cosplay events like Comicon, Stage & Theater production, films, photo shoots, &  music video production. 

Go team!  Show your team spirit at high school sporting events with team colors war paint, college tailgate parties, or pro sports games! You can book face painter for playoff game parties or Super Bowl parties.

As I said before, the possibilities are endless!   

We are now booking Face Painting events and private parties! Request a free quote for your next event and make it one you & your guests will never forget ~ I guarantee it!

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Where have I painted?


Musikfest 2017*Union Twsp Community Day 

PA Theater of Performing Arts Wilkes Barre PA

Pioneer Festival 2017

Water Gap Comic Fest

Christmas in Nazareth@ Gracedale

One Simple Wish Annual Christmas Party Trenton NJ

Black Butterfly Painting Studio Long Valley NJ

LV Its-A-Con*Disney/Marvel Day

Food Truck Thursday’s South Mall

Church Farm School 100th ExtonPA

Clearview Elementary Carnival

KidsCon 2018 Quakertown PA

Kamans Art Shops @Dorney Park

PA Cannabis Festival, Scranton PA Canal Day, Wharton, NJ

Imagicon & Car Show@Palmer Park Mall

Pioneer Apple Festival 2018

Beachhead Comics, Allentown PA

Fall Harvest 2018, Wehr Covered Bridge

Dell’s Kitchen Easter & Halloween  

Lehigh Valley Comic-Con

Mt Bethel 1st Annual Music Festival

Frozen Parade with Santa & Elsa

Olympus Corporate Holiday Party

Lehigh University 

University of Scranton