I used to be an all-brush girl and that worked out just fine regardless if the product I'm using is cream-based, liquid-based or powder-based. When beauty blenders became a thing, of course I wanted to try them! However, I didn't want to buy expensive ones that cost $20-$25 each. So I searched for the next… Continue reading How I Clean My Beauty Blenders
Hello there! I have been obsessed with washi tapes since 2013 and have collected quite a number of them. I had to stop buying because they aren't cheap when bought locally! I use the tapes from time to time for little projects here and there, but they are making a comeback now that I am… Continue reading Washi Tape Collection
Hello lovelies! Our first year wedding anniversary is just around the corner. And I wanted to make something for Don. Traditionally, the first anniversary gift is paper so I'm making him a pop-up card! And of course giving him something else. We have nothing special planned for the said date. Unfortunately, Don's office Christmas Party… Continue reading DIY POP-UP CARD
Hi there, lovelies! I bought a mini sewing machine via Lazada just because it was on flash sale! I bought it for Php 399.00 (roughly $8.00). Pretty cheap, right? Sewing is probably on top of my "to-learn" list. I have no experience using a sewing machine and I figured, this is the way to start.… Continue reading New Skill: Sewing
If you've been following my blog, you've probably read this a few times - we have a tight budget for our wedding. While that is the case, I didn't want people, especially our entourage, to feel that they are under appreciated. Giving gifts/money to the entourage, I'd say, is customary for Chinese weddings. I think… Continue reading Gifts for Your Wedding Entourage + Supplier Reviews.
After numerous attempts of finding the "right" souvenir - we finally decided to buy Personalized M&Ms. I know what you're thinking - and yes, these didn't come cheap. It's actually triple our souvenirs budget for just the M&Ms alone! Since we have to order this in the US and delivery is restricted to the US… Continue reading Supplier Review + Total Expenses: Souvenirs.
I was cleaning/re-organizing my make up drawer earlier today. And I realized I have a lot of empty compact powders stored away. So I thought of making a DIY Lipstick Case. I used a bronzer palatte that I haven't used for a long time and some lipsticks that are (as you can see) pretty beat… Continue reading DIY 4-in-1 Lipstick Case.
We chose not to rent a photobooth for the wedding. Instead, we asked our photographer to assign one of his crew to take the photos for us. This meant I have to DIY some props for the "photobooth". Taking inspiration from Pinterest, we asked our florist to do the same heart frame to serve as… Continue reading Photobooth Props.