The Little Things in Every Day + Nico Panda at Harajuku + Kawaii Noms at Fujiya Easter Carnival and MORE~

Hello, hello! It’s 1:00 in the morning here (edit: super fail, I fell asleep & I’m actually re-editing this after 3 days! *_*) and I’m still awake even though my body tells me to sleep..  :what: Brain, for once, stop thinking!! Heart, stop worrying! >_<


Anyway.. I thought I should start writing about this post now. Had this in the drafts folder for a week already -_-

Finally, spring has come! I can finally wear more comfortable clothes and I don’t need to pile up so much like before.

I have been waiting patiently for this season to come because winter was really gloomy for me. Seeing flowers, being able to walk more comfortably (without shivering so much), and the like have been such a treat for me.  :333: And I can finally wear my favorite creative socks + flats! No more hassling boots~  :heart:

I went out to take photos for my work. Thought I should pair up this really cute pair of watermelon socks (SPINNS Harajuku) with this heart onepiece!  :heart:

Also recently, I have been dressing up quite special for no.. special reason. I guess the extra effort improves my mood more. I’ve been feeling quite lazy these days (or more like tired?) because of everything that has been going on. But I am happy :”)


Enjoy The Littlest Things

‘Sometimes,’ said Pooh, ‘the smallest things take up the most room in your heart.’” ― A.A. Milne ♥

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Adrenaline Rush + HFW no. 15 + Be@rbrick Surprise with Project 1/6 + ETC

こんにちは〜! :yay:

I’m currently taking a break from working on my current project. Phew~ 大変だけど、嬉しいです

I can’t believe how so many things can happen in just a month!  :blank: Seriously, sometimes I think that days have become too short. *_*


Anyway.. here’s a rather complicated outfit photo for my HFW (Harajuku Fashion Walk) work for! I just finished the video today and I’m very pleased with the outcome. Please wait for the article to come out, hihi~

Coordinate details:

JSG Unicorn Hoodie, MOMO knit top, Les Fantaisies Tights, Rilakkuma Canvas Tote bag from, SWIMMER shoes  :heart:


Last January, though it was my birthday month.. I was actually having a LOT of  down days because of personal reasons. YUP, optimistic people like me do get depressed too.  :x: but…  after drowning myself with endless self-motivation quotes & engaging myself with various creative outlets…… each and every single day, I could feel that I was getting better and better. ^^

I guess that what they say is true… hitting “rock bottom” in your life really does empower you more. It’s the PERFECT time you can pause & reflect, filter your thoughts & drain all the negative emotions, reflect & refocus your goals. Then once you’re all set & you feel that* adrenaline rush, you can restart your car engine until it works again.. then you continue your trip or you take the detour you planned instead. Hehe~ don’t worry when I really feel 10000% better (can’t wait for the day when I’d just laugh about the unfortunate things that happened to me), I’ll write a motivational post for my readers (who might be experiencing something similar). I’ve always wanted to share a more personal / relatable entry anyway.  ^^v


On a different note, something really, really great happened a few days ago.. but I have to keep it for myself first. ;__;

Never thought there would be a day I’d prepare a short Rainbowholic presentation.. and in Japan! The meeting went so great that I even had a spontaneous crybaby moment out of  happiness. Yes, I also cry when I’m too happy (ureshisugi)!!  Had to contain myself after because my eyeliner wasn’t waterproof.. hahaha #girlproblems

Another fact about myself is.. I actually like doing presentations.  Reminds me of my advertising thesis days.. which is still probably the best presentation I did (yet) with the best team I could ever be with (hi Gracie & Patrick!!) ^^


Easy Kawaii D.I.Y. time with modes4u’s puffy Rilakkuma stickers + Instacollage on iPad (best for making mood boards, etc.)  ^^

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Daily Japan Kawaii Photo Dump + Newfound Be@rbrick Love + Rilakkuma Loot Review by Rainbowholic

O-hi-sa-shi-bu-ri~! Hello Rainbowholic friends ^^

I’m so happy that I’ve found time to blog again ;_; As of now, I’ve been concentrating on this really exciting project with my special collaborators and partners. I started it alone last November until I gave my 10000% to it.. and I just can’t wait to share it to you guys! Hint: It’ll be a tribute for Japan.  :blush:

Aside from working almost 24/7 for this (seriously, bath time + buying food have become a reward to me, hahaha!)..

I juggle it with my work-out days in Parco.

A girl can always dream to have a Miranda Kerr-fit like body. But the Pockyholic & sweet addict in me just… betrays the Miranda Kerr body dreamer Kaila huhu.

If you were a follower of Rainbowholic blog from the start, you’d notice how much weight I’ve lost upon coming to Japan.. and I really worked hard on that. Don’t worry guys, I’m not anorexic or anything near to that (I love food a lot!!), I just want to challenge myself physically. Let’s see if I’d get those VS angels abs…  hahaha~


I finally had my meishi / business cards reprinted. Used ChiChi‘s illustrations~

People would always ask me what kind of a blogger I am… and before, I wasn’t really sure. I just know that I love introducing Japan’s Kawaii Bunka (culture) through my forever curious perspective.

Went to Doraemon / Fujiko F. Fujio Museum with Emika ^^ Need to sort out the pictures and everything yet..

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TOKYO MODE GAKUEN + 8 Levels of Icecream?! + Panda Cafe + A Stroll in KOENJI

おはようございまーす! Good morning from Japan, everyone!

First of all, I would like to thank every participant of the recently concluded Rainbowholic’s Big Blog Giveaway for January! I’ve picked some winners already (of course, via and I would most probably announce the results within the week *crosses fingers*! Hope you guys will look forward to it. I was very surprised and happy for all the effort ;____: And man, 4500+ entries on rafflecopter! :O

Anyway, I think that this will be a heavy post with lotsa photos and texts / thoughts! For some reason, I woke up with so many things to share in mind. *_*

(Before anything else, let us take a moment to appreciate the creativity of MODE’s course guide. @.@ )

Last week, my brother and I had a chance to go to Shinjuku and drop by TOKYO MODE GAKUEN (the prettiest “Cocoon” Tower in Shinjuku that houses the most creative Japanese catterpillarsbutterflieswtf? students) and asked for some details regarding the 2014 enrollment.

In my previous posts, I wrote about my rekindled graphic design dream and visit @ Tokyo Designer Gakuin College.

After that, I actually got lots of comments (especially from close friends and family) and they were a bit confused why I would still want to study something that I already know of or have been self-studying for almost a decade already (since 13/14). I already graduated with a degree in Advertising Mgt. (4 years) + my love for webdesign is actualized in my semi-interactive Rainnbowholic  blog + I have experience for website creation / webdesign from all the projects I did for myself + our mini company here.. The “why-it’s-a-waste-of-money-and-time-and-you’re-probably-just-bored” list is quite long as the term itself (…lol) but I really feel that this is what my heart desires. I want to get into this creative hub so much that even the JLPT N2-like test doesn’t discourage me at all. Let’s say, my attitude right now is composed of: I’m 50% nervous & 50% “oh to hell with it, this is what I’d love to do!”.. At the end of the day, optimism still wins over me.

Moreover, one of my main reasons why  I’m really pushing for this crazy (and super expensive huhu) dream is to be able to study, feel and immerse myself with the Japanese/Wa-style of designing works / projects on my own. I don’t know if my readers know this but even though I’ve already studied and graduated from a language school before, I still suck at Japanese. I can understand a conversation (around 70%?) but my speaking skills are such a fail. I only have a few Japanese friends (and they talk to me in English huhu) and I’d love to make more friends & build my own network of creative tomodachis here in Japan. Alsoo.. even though this may sound crazy to some, but I really want to push myself to the limits wherein I would feel like I would give up in any minute. Creative work-wise, I want to feel uncomfortable and challenged at the same time. I believe that when a person is being challenged, there is a big room of improvement and he/she becomes better each time! : )

Anyway, I will do my best and do everything I can to enroll and support myself for the schooling. Hopefully my current project right now will pull off and skyrocket! Gambarimasu mode x 10000% yayayay~


Pastel Heaven Icecream & My 300 Yen Sunflower Yellow Shoes

Last Saturday, I had a whole day with my friend Leen and we visited so many places! The last time we saw each other was last year… and as schoolgirls in Tokyo Disneyland. *_*

Meeting a friend after a long time is really one of the best feelings in the world. I learned to appreciate this because once I started working / living here in Japan, I basically had a long-distance relationship with every friend I had in Manila. It is a struggle, I tell you. My friends in language school and I also separated our ways so everyone is just so busy.. ;_; That’s why if you have  your friends with you right now in school.. you must enjoy every minute with them. Once you step out of school and “real life” happens (a.k.a. work), only a few will stay and keep in touch. : ) *pieces of advice for my little sister readers, haha*

Anywayyyy~ let’s start with the awesome day narration, shall we? ^^

It was such a perfect cool & sunny day. Finally got to wear my sunflower yellow shoes (which I got for 300 yen from a thrift shop) + purple knit sweater! <3

With dainty small pearls~

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