Hanami with Abbey 🌸 + Start of Our Hobonichi Adventures 💕

Hi everybody!

Here’s an extremely long overdue post from last Spring~ 🌸

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The start of my hobonichi craze!

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Hello cherry blossoms, I miss you!

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Let’s start with the narration, shall we? 🙂

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Went to Tokyo (Harajuku & Shibuya) with Abbey~

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Snapped some kawaii photos while window shopping ~

(If you don’t want to spend on it, just take a photo of it haha. Words of wisdom from me)

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Japan Lover Me Turns Three + Cute Dino Goods+ Japan Spring Adventure Preview

Hi everyone!

Just taking a break from today’s work duties. Taking a break = blogger mode on, haha!

If you’ve been following my snaps (rainbowholic.me), you would know how I’ve become so (overly) attached to my hobonichi.

I think that this hobonichi activity has become my regular stress-reliever. Everyday, I respond to many emails and messages (mostly to answer clients’ inquiries / to disseminate tasks within my team) and I would easily get overwhelmed by everything happening all at the same time. I’ve realized that allowing myself to have a downtime (and just be myself, doodling my dreams on papers and designing the pages with washi tapes lol) is actually a good creative exercise. : ) You guys should also try it! Add more color to your day ~

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It’s amazing how a simple work day like today (and mind you, it was stressful haha) became much more interesting with this simple form of leisure!

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I bought some Gudetama stickers / washi tapes when I went to Sanrio Puroland before.. and I’m so happy that I finally get to use these for a personal project! 😀

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God of Kawaii Zen lol

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Sakura-themed Goods & Food in Japan + Kawaii Market 2016!

Hi all!

Before I share all the cherry blossom goodness, let me just plug this big event by Kawaii Philippines this month!

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See you this April at the cutest arts and crafts mini-bazaar in the country this year: Kawaii Market 2016!

Come and show your support to local kawaii artists and crafters~! Entrance is only 50 php!!! ✨

💖 Kawaii Philippines’ KAWAII MARKET 2016 is an arts and crafts bazaar that aims to highlight the creativity and craftsmanship of Filipino artists and crafters who are also enthusiasts of the kawaii culture. 💖

A percentage of the total proceeds will be donated to a chosen foundation. 💗

RSVP hereEvent website

Art by Little Miss Paintbrush

www.kawaii.ph


Sakura, sakura, sakura!

Here’s a collection of some sakura-themed merch / noms I’ve spotted during the season! If you’re in Japan / Tokyo right now, hope that you find this useful!

I’ve also included some photos of me and my friends during our mini trips outside Saitama.

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Sakura icecream from Edo Tokyo Open Air Museum!

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Scene at Koganei Park!

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Sakura selfie with Reese, Abbey, Gil and Justin!

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Thanks Abbey for capturing this!

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Lol

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Visited Yoyogi Park with Abbey and wore my Sakura nike!

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So pretty up close!

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Happy Hinamatsuri + Sakura Forecast 2016 + Kawaii Seifuku Event

Hi all!

Before anything else, Happy Girls’ Day from Japan! 🙂

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Illustrated by ChiChi Romero

March 3 is Hina Matsuri (Doll Festival or Girls’ Festival), when people pray for the happiness and healthy growth of girls. Families with young daughters mark this day by setting up a display of dolls inside the house. They offer rice crackers and other food to the dolls. (source)


Since plum blossoms are (almost) in full bloom now, we should get ready for the cherry blossoms this Spring!

Here’s a helpful kawaii infographic ChiChi has come up with.

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Cherry Blossom Forecast infographic by JapanLover.me. Based on Japan Guide‘s version! 🙂


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Plugging this kawaii event for Lucy Pop! For more info, please check www.kawaii-seifuku.jp!

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