Christmas Gift Ideas in Pastel Tones

It’s officially 43 days before Christmas! Where did the time go? It’s a bit of a shock to realize that we’ve pretty much consumed 2017 but we’re also thrilled because the holidays are always a treat. We get to bond with loved ones, eat sumptuous treats (a.k.a....

Ayala Malls Cloverleaf Mural

It's 11:33pm and I'm actually supposed to begin working on a new project due next week but I just can't seem to bring myself to do so until I've written all everything down about the past week.  I'm currently sitting down on our couch with thoughts brimming in my head...

How to Draw Dogs

Hello Guys! 🙂 How are you? I'm writing this blog from a wake park with a view of the sunset from the mountains. *Looks again.* *Oh great. The sun has disappeared. Woops!* I'm accompanying the hubby as he works. I did the drawings for these worksheets several weeks...

Papercraft Projects Free Downloadable Templates!

1) Paper Trays I'm really for all things bright, teal & geometric so this caught my eye. Haha. Also, I've been wanting to have my own geometric trays for years now so I was just super happy & I ended up downloading this from the Canon Creative Park! 2)...

9 Books for Kids & Kids at Heart from the MIBF

I wasn't really planning to create a post about Manila International Book Fair (MIBF).  To boot, I didn't bring my camera as I usually would. I didn't have planned shots in my mind. I didn't brief my family that I will be covering the event. *Woops. Now you know what...

La Union Family Roadtrip

I've been debating with myself whether I should blog or not. After all, I've pretty much documented on video a good chunk of our roadtrip to La Union. 🙂 Then again, I realized, I have so many thoughts as usual that I can't express through moving pictures. 😀 I'm...

New Workshop Format: Live Sketching

Hello Guys! 🙂 I've been receiving requests for a follow-up workshop to the Watercolor Doodles workshop. If there's one thing I love drawing, that would be dancers.  I get amused when I draw them because they're a big part of my childhood. 😀 Drawing dancers or...

Art Materials: Fully Booked Store Tour

I remember more than a decade ago when we visited the Fully Booked building, I would hang out in the 4th floor because that's where all the design books were!  I just feel like I'm transported to a new place and my mind will start bursting with ideas as I flip through...

Downloadable Drawing Worksheets: How to Draw a Bunny

Hello Everyone! Ahhh...Just got excited that I get to pour my thoughts here once again. The first time I did a full length worksheet for our workshop with Ayala Museum last year, I fell in love with the process of creating worksheets.  I would tell my hubby & my...

Regular & Free Workshop Schedules

2017 November November 19 (Sunday) - Free Arts & Crafts Workshop with Canon Printers, 4-6pm, Yoshinoya, Megamall.  No pre-registration needed. More details at bit.ly/CanonXmasWorkshop November 18 (Saturday) - See you soon CEBU! Free Arts & Crafts Workshop with...

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Ayala Malls Cloverleaf Mural

Ayala Malls Cloverleaf Mural

It's 11:33pm and I'm actually supposed to begin working on a new project due next week but I just can't seem to bring myself to do so until I've written all everything down about the past week.  I'm currently sitting down on our couch with thoughts brimming in my head...

Letters & Colors Iloilo

Letters & Colors Iloilo

We're very grateful to have held Letters & Colors in Iloilo together with Abbey Sy organized by the Advertising students of Central Philippine University! 🙂 We had a blast last weekend and we really enjoyed meeting new faces and lots of good coffee and food....

An Ounce of Gratefulness

An Ounce of Gratefulness

Riley just had his first Trick or Treat yesterday & this was his costume 😀 Hello Guys! 🙂 It's been a crazy busy month as I try to meet all my deadlines before flying to Singapore!  I've been wanting to write a blog post but I: (a) eventually fall asleep while...

Something’s Brewing

Something's brewing! You'll be seeing some changes on this blog really soon!  Here's a little teaser.  If you've attended the Blogopolis last November 2013, you might have already seen a preview of the graphics without really knowing what it's for 😉 For the past year...

Make Things Happen

It's the end of the year and I know a lot of you must be working on a new set of resolutions, some plans on what you will do for 2015 and how to make them happen. I already told myself that I'll try not to blog about anything else until I finish all my travel posts...

Toki Doki Philippines & Googly Gooeys on Pinterest & Vine!

I'm just really really happy that even if my computer is not currently fully functional, my screen's at least working!  We were at a meeting the other day when my laptop screen just decided to go black for no reason.  *Yikes!*  Anyway, after having it slightly...

Design Lessons You Can Apply to Your Life

Last February 1, Ponggo & I, together with my sister attended the Graphika Manila 2014 and each time, we always come home refreshed and inspired with all the new lessons that we've learned from designers.  Graphika Manila is a yearly design convention.  As much as...

Papercraft Projects Free Downloadable Templates!

1) Paper Trays I'm really for all things bright, teal & geometric so this caught my eye. Haha. Also, I've been wanting to have my own geometric trays for years now so I was just super happy & I ended up downloading this from the Canon Creative Park! 2)...

The Design Process

Finally! I can come clean about this: The Design Processs.  I mean, I've been doing design commissions for almost a decade now and I've always wanted to write about all the ridiculous requests for revisions but I can't.  However, this year (until probably early next...

Ayala Malls Christmas Paper Bags

Hello Guys! I've been working on this project a couple of months back and I was so happy but overwhelmed at the same time! :O  I kept asking "Really?" until I realized I should stop questioning & start working on it.  Haha. Above: One of the early design...

5 Stages of Anger

The other day, I was busy fixing some quirks on this website.  It felt like such a chore.  It required me to visit most of our old posts. Anyway, as usual, I'd easily get lost and distracted and I would start reading older entries.  Some would make me cringe I want to...

Where To Get Ideas & The MT Casa Washi Tape Exhibit

It's Friday (at least in this side of the world) and I'm pretty sure your brains are fried by now.  So, here's something we can all probably use.   Our friends always ask us where we get our ideas for a new blog post.  So, we've threshed out some tips on where to get...

Have a Summer to Remember with Rustan’s

One of my first few jobs after graduating was in Sales, Marketing and Trade Marketing.  As much as it probably means supermarket or mall hopping on the outside or driving all day, it also meant doing things such as: 1. visiting supermarkets via the back door entrance...

Design Dept & Team Manila Studio Tour

I've been wondering why I'm into making videos lately.  Then, I realized that our blog, my supposed side project of so many years has now become my full-time work.  So, in the spirit of story-telling that started this all, I am back to being constantly looking out for...

Bright hues. Sunny days. Summer 365.

Black Friday Shopping Tips: Shop Easy, Ship Easier this Black Friday!

Black Friday Shopping Tips: Shop Easy, Ship Easier this Black Friday!

  You’ve seen it all! You know what happens during the holidays.  Traffic gets bad and the malls get filled up with shoppers looking for last minute gifts.  For a change, save yourself from the hassle this year by shopping early & shopping online! How about...

Letters & Colors Iloilo

Letters & Colors Iloilo

We're very grateful to have held Letters & Colors in Iloilo together with Abbey Sy organized by the Advertising students of Central Philippine University! 🙂 We had a blast last weekend and we really enjoyed meeting new faces and lots of good coffee and food....

New Workshop Format: Live Sketching

New Workshop Format: Live Sketching

Hello Guys! 🙂 I've been receiving requests for a follow-up workshop to the Watercolor Doodles workshop. If there's one thing I love drawing, that would be dancers.  I get amused when I draw them because they're a big part of my childhood. 😀 Drawing dancers or...

The Introvert

The Introvert

I know I've said this before but I noticed that a majority of the people I know from the blogging / social media world are actually introverts.  Well, they may appear as extroverts during events and gatherings but I would usually catch them in their downtime wearing a...

Types of Facebook Friends

Types of Facebook Friends

Are these your types of Facebook friends? Related Posts: Fact of the Day #1: Some people can’t seem to grasp the concept of personal space. Facebook Problems Social Networking Alphabet (Part 1) Social Networking Alphabet (Part2) New Free Facebook Timeline Covers from...

Black Friday Shopping Tips: Shop Easy, Ship Easier this Black Friday!

Black Friday Shopping Tips: Shop Easy, Ship Easier this Black Friday!

  You’ve seen it all! You know what happens during the holidays.  Traffic gets bad and the malls get filled up with shoppers looking for last minute gifts.  For a change, save yourself from the hassle this year by shopping early & shopping online! How about...

Letters & Colors Iloilo

Letters & Colors Iloilo

We're very grateful to have held Letters & Colors in Iloilo together with Abbey Sy organized by the Advertising students of Central Philippine University! 🙂 We had a blast last weekend and we really enjoyed meeting new faces and lots of good coffee and food....

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