New Year Giveaway Winner


Artisan Life

Thank you to all who joined my calendar giveaway… how I wish I can give you all a calendar but apparently, I can only afford three. I randomly chose the winners through random.org but I’ve written the names of the winners on a post-it just to add a little handmade touch, haha. Without any further […]

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December 31, 2011

Something from my phone


Artisan Life

Just thought I’d share some of my instagram photos. I love taking small details, iPhone and instagram makes it really easy. If you want to see more of my photos you can view them here or you can follow me {iam_artisan}. {1} My fave colored pens Staedtler {2} Cupcake box box and label we’re making for […]

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December 30, 2011

Hello to a new planner


Artisan Life, Artisan Paperie

For more than 6 years now, I never stopped using a planner. I started from a giveaway from SunLife Insurance planner {it was a formal kind, but it was so helpful during my college days}, until I was able to afford Starbucks planner after college. Then came with my own handmade and designed planners last […]

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December 28, 2011

New Year Giveaway


Artisan Life

Hello friends… it’s a lovely gloomy christmas day here and we’re having a christmas party with my whole family clan in Yellow Hauz. How about you? Anyway, are you excited for the coming new year? I’m quite excited and anxious actually thinking what’s gonna happen for me in 2012, but I’m really hoping a more […]

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December 25, 2011

Merry Christmas!


Artisan Life, Happenings

Merry Christmas everyone… how are you spending your christmas? As for me, we normally spend Yellow Hauz’s christmas party on the 24th. So, awhile ago, we had a blast from the food and the games. Afterwards, we waited until 12am so my mom, sister sister and I can exchange gifts. Then we’re all back in our rooms, […]

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December 24, 2011

Custom-made Calendar


Design Projects, Fun Stuff

When a new year comes, calendars are always the popular gifts, and on the other note, it never gets old. It’s simply practical, functional for the whole year round, all the more, if you have it custom-made. That’s why, before the christmas break, a client ordered these for a family giveaway. Contact me at designsofartisan@gmail.com if […]

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December 22, 2011

DIY: Paper Pencil Box


DIY

We are currently busy cleaning and arranging our super cluttered workspace. And part of it is adding some DIY projects for the studio. One project I’ve been wanting to make is a perpetual wall calendar, which I’ll share next time. In the meantime, I made a small paper pencil box to go with the wall calendar. […]

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December 17, 2011

Lovely Package Exchange


Artisan Life, Happenings

One of my weaknesses is definitely packages… My eyes get bigger and there’s always a smile on my face everytime I see a pacakge. So recently, I joined my favorite daily blog read, Danni of Oh Hello Friend‘s Lovely Package Exchange. I wasn’t expecting to be part of it, because the swap must be on your […]

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December 17, 2011

Vintage Newspaper Poster


Design Projects, Fun Stuff

10-years had past and it’s our high-school reunion once again. I can’t believe how time flies and it’s already been past 10-years since my high-school days. I was happy when one of my batchmates assigned the design for me. It would be my honor to be part of the high-school reunion. I was not really […]

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December 15, 2011

Christmas Handmade Craft: DIY Pinwheel Gift Box


DIY

I know it’s hard to do mostly everything in this busy season. I don’t know about you but regardless the busy mode, I still want to wrap my own gifts and be creative about it. There’s so many overwhelming ideas over pinterest about gift wrapping but here’s one from Sweet as a Candy, who shares a video tutorial […]

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December 14, 2011

Christmas Handmade Craft: Christmas Garland


DIY

I super salute the blog authors who can keep up with their posts on a very busy season. That’s what I call dedication, and that’s one thing I ought to learn, so I can catch up with my posts. Anyway, it’s time to put some garlands… if you’re already preparing for your christmas gatherings at […]

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December 12, 2011

Christmas Handmade Craft: DIY Ice Cream Sundae Kit


DIY

I enjoy gifts that you can still create something from it. Do you still remember DIY Hot Chocolate? I love that idea so much. But guess what? Here’s another kit that you can enjoy making as a gift, specially to your mommy friends with kids who love ice cream {but who doesn’t love ice cream, […]

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December 9, 2011

Christmas Handmade Craft: DIY Gift Box


DIY

So sorry for the lost of update… my days fly so fast I can’t catch up with it… but I’ll be keeping up with the post for the Christmas Handmade Craft. One dilemma we occur during gift wrapping is boxes. It’s so hard to find a box than can fit our gifts. Luckily, Sarah of Create […]

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December 9, 2011

Graphicon 2011


Artisan Life, Happenings

For the very first time ever… a graphic conference was held in Davao City. I was so excited when I knew about Graphicon. Moreover when I found out one of the speakers was Seph Mayol from Cebu. And the others were from Manila and of course from our very own city, Davao. The speakers were very inspiring […]

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December 9, 2011