Made It Myself: Pastel-Colored Roses On Cupcakes

Ever since I learned how to frost cupcakes with my Wilton 1m star tip, I’ve been making my icing look like roses on top of my cupcakes. When my friend Marla asked me to make cupcakes for her little sister’s 18th birthday, I was wondering how to “dress them up nicely” for the debut. While I was mixing three different bowls…

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Made It Myself: Paracord Bracelets

I’ve been on a workshop streak with Mikko’s I Try DIY. This time around, I learned how to make bracelets out of paracord. These bracelets are more stylish than functional, though. (: Each participant gets a bottle filled with enough materials for six or more bracelets. There’s also a “buffet” that participants can “steal” from in the course of the…

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Made It Myself: Handmade Stationery

Last weekend, I spent a rainy Saturday afternoon at a cozy cafe with some fellow crafty people making cards and envelopes with my brand new Martha Stewart punchers. My friend Mikko has the biggest collection of craft punchers. I’m not even kidding. So when she opened up a craft huddle that came bundled with a free puncher, I didn’t even…

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Made It Myself: Braids and Seed Beads Bracelets

Spent all of Sunday afternoon finishing up my handmade gifts for my friends in the office. I originally wanted to make my own version of these morse code bracelets, but I got reacquainted with this necklace I pinned a few months ago. Instead of necklaces, though, I made bracelets. I used silver seed beads, but ran out in the middle…

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Local And Handmade

I love being around creative people. There’s something so inspiring about seeing handmade things. After the baby shower, I headed to Hip Pinoy along Katipunan extension with Mikko to check out her booth. I ended up saying hello to some of the crafters I met at Alessa‘s First Craft Soiree. Also, I couldn’t resist getting a few things from the…

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