Kawaii & Creative Workshops in JP + JapanLover.me Website Relaunch + Kawaii PH Flea Market + #ABCsJournalingChallenge by Abbey Sy

Hi everybody!

Just a quick update for today! Lots of announcements in this post. 😉

As previously mentioned in the earlier blog entry about MCK studio, my friends & I are currently teaming up together to organize fun workshops here in Japan.

These workshops are for visiting tourists (Kanto region / Tokyo / Saitama) and fellow locals who are interested in getting crafty & learning new things!

If you have time to spare, please answer the survey here ❤️️

The team: Me, Allie & Anne! 

As for our credentials (gotta pitch the powerhouse team, lolol) ~

I’m the founder of JapanLover.me, co-founder of Kawaii Philippines community, and a passionate web content creator (blog / youtube / etc.). I specialize in web marketing & creating a strong voice using online presence. My background is Advertising Management.

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Allie is a Tokyo-based designer / creative and a self-taught webdesigner. She is also an architect and a color enthusiast. Get to know her through her instagram.

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Anne is my co-founder at Kawaii PH. She’s working as a creative designer / art director for Japonisme / JLM Store. She’s into industrial & graphic design and photography. Check out her photos / life in JP here.

Some compilation of our works.

Three instructors in one intimate workshop! Plus, add the fact that it’s Springtime in Japan ~ (what a deal, right? hahaha)

* sales pitch *

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Kawaii Stationery Party + Rainbowholic Shop & Hobonichi Updates

Hi everybody!

Just a quick blog update that is all about journaling, stationery, and Rainbowholic Shop!

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This coming November 12, Chichi & Ashley will be having a Kawaii Journaling Workshop!

To those who are in Manila, please do attend the event because it’s going to be so much fun!

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What: Kawaii Journaling Workshop with Ashley (Ashley Dy) and Chichi (Little Miss Paintbrush) ♥

When: Nov. 12, 2016 1pm-4pm (but you can keep your seat until 7pm!)

Where: Moonleaf, Maginhawa QC

Fee: 350 php only!

Inclusive of FREE milk tea and surprise freebies!

Activities include: Kawaii journaling tips and tricks, sticker swap activity, on-the-spot photo taking and photo printing, and a chill journaling experience ♥

Attendees are encouraged to bring their own journal/planner. If you don’t have one, the mini bazaar will surely have some available! ♥

30 Slots available ♥

Please register here.

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Just added new Rainbowholic Shop items!

Feel free to let me know in the comments section below if you have stationery requests / suggestions! : )

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Finally found the perfect journal band for my Hobonichi ~

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Kawaii Journaling 101💡+ Where To Buy Kawaii Stationery in Japan 💸

Hi all!

Since I often get questions about my journaling style / habit, I thought that it might be the best to answer everything in one blog post. ♥

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Here’s a preview of things that I use when I journal.

Stickers, pens, sticky notes.. and more. You don’t need an expensive notebook / planner / journal for journaling.

And remember, there are no rules! 😉 You just have to ENJOY!

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Keep on scrolling because I will be giving some tips and names of places where you can buy stationery goods here in Tokyo / Japan.

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1/3 of my washi collection

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I bought my first hobonichi diary last Spring when my friend Abbey & I visited LoFT Shibuya. To those who are curious, my hobonichi techo size is A6 (postcard size). It’s the perfect size for me.

If you want to buy online, go to hobonichiplanner.net. They ship worldwide. ^^

Click the video below to watch a flip-through video of my spreads ~

Kawaii Journal Introduction Video ♥

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In case you missed this, here are my Hobonichi Diary Summaries from before.

(Also, thanks Justin for taking these photos for me!)

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To start, let me answer the question..

“Why do you journal?”

Well, I keep a journal for many reasons.

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The ABCs of Journaling Book Launch + Philippine Souvenir Jacket 🇵🇭

Hi all! Long time no blog, haha!

Last weekend, I went to Manila to give my full support to my friend Abbey!

I only told a few people about this since it would be really just a super short visit. Man, I arrived at 2AM last Saturday and left the next day.. because #work. *_*

Anyway, The ABCs of Journaling book launch was such a fun & intimate event with her family, friends, readers and supporters. It was my first time to witness this “other side” of Abbey because whenever she’d have a big event / workshop.. I’d miss it because #LDR. ;_; This time, I made sure that Kaila The Stage Friend would be there!

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Summary of what happened, haha!

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Seeing her on stage and listening to her speech.. omg I also teared up. ;_; I told myself.. “Gurrrl, compose thyself!!” But of course, I could not contain it :))

I literally witnessed with my own eyes how she would pour her all to create things and art (she visited me here in Saitama last 2015 & this Spring 2016). You could tell how hands-on she was with all the fun & in-demand booths during the event + how well-prepared everything was!

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Find me!! :))

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It’s so funny how most of our realized dreams started as half-hearted statements / jokes. She joked about me being the “sticker artist”. Weeks later, I started to sell stickers / stationery online and I got addicted to stickers more lol.

From sticker artist, to sticker sponsor.. in her own event. Hahhahaha omg

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Many thanks to my friends for coming to support her too!

Mica was our Kawaii PH press person that day (thank you, Mica!). I really missed Anne & Chichi as well, huhu!

It feels weird because 2 years ago, Abbey was the one who was supporting me / Kawaii PH during the Kawaii in Manila 2 event. Years later, we’re all there for her. <3

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