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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The ABCs of Journaling + Kawaii Sticker Party + Hobonichi Techo 2017

Hi everybody!

Here’s a brief (but still photo-spammy lol) blog post of announcements & updates!

To start, I’d like to invite everyone who’s in Manila to the epic book launch of “The ABCs of Journaling” by my forever inspiring friend, Abbey Sy!

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I can still remember the time when she was just telling me about this over Skype!

Months later, here it is! She gave birth to another baby, haha! And boy.. the labor was hard, lolol (labor of love, that’s why haha). I’m a (proud) witness of this #theroadtoabc2016 journey!

More info about The ABCs of Journaling + book launch here.

September 10, 2016 | Saturday | National Book Store Glorietta 1 | 1:00-6:00PM

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Chichi of Little Miss Paintbrush and I will be sponsoring stickers. FREE stickers for all attendees!!!

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If you haven’t tried journaling ever and you’re lost & clueless about where / how to start, I am 100% sure that her book will enlighten you with lots of inspiration & tips!

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Kansai Spring Trip 2016: Sakura + Kimono + Kyoto!

Hi everyone!

Starting the week right with a blog update, yay! :))

To continue our quick Kansai trip last Spring, here are the photos during our last day in Kyoto. Also, here is Abbey’s blog entry about her Japan trip. <3

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I can still remember how perfect that day was. I think that there was a divine intervention that happened, haha!

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Imagine, it was our last day in Kansai (we had to leave later at night for our night bus). Abbey wasn’t feeling well during the earlier parts of our trip but her colds MAGICALLY disappeared that morning (meaning, yay, we could go to Kyoto!!)! When we arrived at the Osaka station, we almost gave up in searching for “empty” lockers but we found a place where we could store ours (also inside the BIG osaka station). We found a kimono rental shop within our first minutes in Kyoto (I was about to use the google map but our luck was overpouring that day, as you can tell). It didn’t rain and it was a perfect “Spring day” with cherry blossoms in FULL BLOOM all around the city. When I checked the weather, I found out that it was the last “ok day” for the cherry blossom trees in Kyoto because it heavenly rained the next day. *_*

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Maybe we combined each other’s luck?? Haha!

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Walking in kimono in Kyoto with one of your dearest friends = #friendshipgoals :))

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Hobonichi Diaries + ABCxRainbowholic Trip

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Thank you cherry blossoms for waiting for us!

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#Priorities

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Let’s start with the actual narration! Shall we?

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