Friday, August 18, 2017

Papemelroti | Recycled Items (Haul)

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Papemelroti | Recycled and Handmade Items (Haul)

Papemelroti
 
is a Filipino art, craft, and gift store which sells a variety of artsy, crafty, eco-friendly, handmade, Filipiniana inspired and recycled items. They sell bags, boxes, crafts, jewelry, picture frames, scrapbook kits and accessories, wall displays, wallpapers, woodcarvings and many other products. They also sell handmade furniture, hold workshops, give free downloadables and offer to customize items. It`s a really cute store with great items especially if I`m looking for gift inspirations. It`s a nice shop I`ve always liked visiting since high school.

In the cover photo above are some of my oldest and newest items from Papemelroti. It`s also the picture I just entered for Papemelroti`s photo contest. If you would like to vote for me, please visit Papemelroti`s contest page here. The entry by "Kathryn Grace" is my photo. Thank you very much!

I still remember visiting their main branch, exploring the variety of items that they sell, and buying cute and vintage stickers, and notepads.

Recently, I tried to organize my notes, journals, and planners. I dropped by at one of Papemelroti`s branches to get small notebooks so that all my notes, plans and other things are segregated according to purpose. I also bought other cute things that I can hopefully use a lot.


Wednesday, August 2, 2017

4 Simple Ways to Brighten and Visually Enlarge Small Rooms

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4 Simple Ways to Brighten and Visually Enlarge Small Rooms by @TheGracefulMist (www.TheGracefulMist.com)

A small room is usually one of the most difficult places to design because of its limited space. Most often, small rooms in houses end up looking like a stock room, a messy bedroom or just a claustrophobic area you usually don`t want to be in.

Small rooms can be a great place to lounge or be in if designed properly. Here are 4 simple ways to help brighten and visually enlarge small rooms:


Thursday, July 6, 2017

Hue & Me: Embracing Art in Life | Art Fair at SM Aura Premier on July 8-9, 2017

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Hue & Me: Embracing Art in Life | Art Fair at SM Aura Premier on July 8-9, 2017

Hue And Me: Embracing Art In Life 
is an art fair produced and organized by ArtisteSpace in collaboration with SM Aura Premier. This event celebrates art in all its forms and will bring different kinds of art within the reach of everybody. Everyone aged five to ninety-five is invited to join painting the town in bright hues on July 8-9, 2017, 10 AM to 7 PM at SM Aura Premier, Taguig.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

3 Versatile Dresses for Social Events

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3 Versatile Dresses for Social Events | by @TheGracefulMist (www.TheGracefulMist.com)

Growing up and trying to be an "adult," there are instances wherein you might have to participate in college, corporate and celebratory social events. These types of events often require different types of dresses depending on the time, place and purpose of the event.

Choosing a dress to wear to a formal or semi-formal event is quite confusing and difficult with the number of available dresses to choose from online and in stores. This is why choosing versatile dresses with different lengths might help you in wearing the appropriate dresses for different functions.

Monday, July 3, 2017

My 5 Planning Tools for Daily, Weekly and Monthly Planner Spreads

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My 5 Planning Tools for Daily, Weekly and Monthly Planner Spreads | by @TheGracefulMist ( www.TheGracefulMist.com)

Planning 
is a very helpful way to organize life`s activities and happenings. It allows for better mental and physical preparation. Planning, organizing and preparing with a planner has been commonly known to make events easier to manage and track. Along with that are several tools that keep the written and journaled life happenings more convenient, fun and motivating to read, understand and act upon. Such tools aren`t exactly necessary but rather add-ons to keep one`s planner visually pleasing, interesting, enjoyable and easy to follow. Decorative accessories and items for the planner tend to seem an unnecessary extra expense. However, there are other ways to keep daily, weekly and monthly plans organized, easy-to-read and visually pleasing without spending much money.

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Mid-Year Review: 2017 Belle De Jour Power Planner

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Mid-Year Review: 2017 Belle De Jour Power Planner (Viviamo! Inc.) | by @TheGracefulMist (www.TheGracefulMist.com) - Beauty, Books, Fashion, Lifestyle and Travel Blog/Website - Top Blogs and Websites in the Philippines
Mid-Year Review: 2017 Belle De Jour Power Planner | by @TheGracefulMist (www.TheGracefulMist.com)

Viviamo! Inc. has been encouraging, empowering, and equipping modern Filipino women through their products like their 2017 Belle De Jour Power Planner that encourage Filipino women to be the best they can be because they can and they will. Their planner is not only a planner because it is sprinkled with motivating and uplifting words of encouragement and wisdom to help Bellas get through their bad days and move forward in achieving their goals and dreams in life. Along with the planner is a lifestyle card that gives Bellas discounts and perks from different brands and access to the BDJ online community.

Viviamo! Inc. also holds events throughout the year for Bellas. These events can be about beauty, crafts, fashion, life, work and/or women empowerment like this year`s 2nd BDJ Women`s Summit which I attended. [ Read: BDJ Women`s Summit 2017 | Women Can. Women Will.: My 5 Significant Realizations about Life and Women ]

I`m greatly thrilled about the community Viviamo! Inc. created for Bellas to get to know each other, talk about beauty, fashion, lifestyle, travel and other things that inspire or motivate us, and share our passions and craft with other women. I like the events that the company organizes to further encourage and empower women. 


The 2017 Belle De Jour Power Planner has an overall blue and pink theme with the tagline, “Trust your Heart to Overcome the Waves.” This statement encourages me to be confident in reaching my goals and dreams despite the rough roads that lay ahead.

Friday, June 23, 2017

InWrite Braces for Creatinuum Launch

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"InWrite Braces for Creatinuum Launch"
Online proofreading service InWrite.Com will be launching Creatinuum, a community this June 24, in Quezon City. 

Creatinuum is intended to be a community wherein writers, editors, bloggers, creatives, and professionals share their knowledge of their respective industries, in the hope of keeping creativity alive. The community will also be holding various events and workshops. Event starts at 1 PM.

InWrite General Manager An Pasco shared her goals for InWrite’s latest venture.

“Thru Creatinuum, the InWrite team will have the opportunity to hold seminars and conduct workshops,” she said. “The community was created primarily for InWrite, but we hope that this community will grow to include all those who want to become part of our industry, and of course, inWrite.”

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

5 Tips on How to Choose a Prom Dress

5 Tips on How to Choose a Prom Dress - Promenade - Prom Dresses Gowns 2017 - 2018 - by @TheGracefulMist (www.TheGracefulMist.com) Top Blogs and Websites in the Philippines Beauty, Books, Fashion, Health, Lifestyle and Travel #TopFashionBlogsinthePhilippines #TopLifestyleBlogsinthePhilippines
"5 Tips on How to Choose a Prom Dress" by @TheGracefulMist (www.TheGracefulMist.com)

Prom is an event many high school students look forward to. Wearing the appropriate prom dresses is usually one of the biggest highlights of this event besides the dance and social experience.

Choosing the appropriate prom dress might be very helpful in getting the dress that'll further bring out your beauty and confidence. Here are some tips that might give you ideas and help you choose your prom dress:


Thursday, June 15, 2017

5 Essentials for Sunny and Rainy Days

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"5 Essentials for Sunny and Rainy Days" by @TheGracefulMist | www.TheGracefulMist.com

The weather has been quite erratic lately. In the morning, it`s usually very sunny, humid and hot while in the evening, it`s usually very rainy, and damp. These changing weather throughout the day and season might confuse a lot of us on what we should wear and bring which is why the list below might give you some ideas on what to wear, bring and prepare for.


5 Essentials for Sunny and Rainy Days:


1.) Umbrella

This is a basic essential whether it`s sunny or rainy. We need to protect our skin from the scorching heat of the sun in the morning and downpour in the afternoon or evening.

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Acceptance of Our Lives` Paths | 1 Quote and 2 Interpretations

“AcCePTaNCe OF ONeS PaTh IN LiFe IS NeCeSSArY SO He CAN OBTaIN LiFe`S BONUS.” by The Graceful MIst (www.TheGracefulMist.com) - GracesOpenBook - Life - Beauty, Fashion, Health and Travel Blog Website - Top Blogs/Websites in the Philippines
“AcCePTaNCe OF ONeS PaTh IN LiFe IS NeCeSSArY SO He CAN OBTaIN LiFe`S BONUS.” by The Graceful Mist (www.TheGracefulMist.com) 

“Acceptance of one`s path in life is necessary so he can obtain life`s bonus” is a quote I created using the symbols of chemical elements for an assignment in Physics class in high school. This quote was initially meant to express that accepting our own designated path in life is necessary so we can fully receive the blessings meant for us and make the most out of them. However, based on a short and positive remark, the teacher had a different impression and interpretation that is geared towards our acceptance of other people`s achievements in life. Both initial interpretations are quite similar depending on whose path the reader is thinking but both make up a perspective conducive to a respectful society.

Thursday, June 1, 2017

I Love Milk Tea

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I Love Milk Tea Philippines | Cookies and Cream Milk Tea| Php 70 (approx. 1.40 USD) | Store Review | @TheGracefulMist (www.TheGracefulMist.com)

“I Love Milk Tea" is a popular milk tea shop with many branches in the country. It can be franchised which is why there are many I Love Milk Tea stalls and stores. It offers to serve different flavors or variants of milk tea, fruit tea, frappe, poppin' yogurt tea and rock salt cheese.

It`s a nice little place for high school and college students who want to have a small group meeting or study session, workers who want to drink milk tea, hang out and chat on their break or individuals who just need an alone time. Their prices are relatively affordable which makes the store more appealing.


Spoiler-Free Korean Drama Review: Legends of the Blue Sea

Annyeong Haseyo!




Legends of the Blue Sea is a popular South Korean drama starring award-winning actors Lee Min Ho and Jun Ji Hyun. This Korean drama became popular because of its good story lines, comedy scenes, top actors, and over-all production.

Genre: Romance, Romantic-Comedy, Fantasy
Episodes: 20
Time: Approximately 1 hour/episode
Location/s: South Korea

MAIN CASTS:

Lee Min Ho - Kim Dam-ryeong / Heo Joon-jae
Jun Ji Hyun - Se-hwa / Shim Cheong
Sung Dong Il - Mr. Yang / Ma Dae-young
Lee Hi Joon - Heo Chi-hyun
Shin Won Ho - Tae-Oh

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

The Promises for the Princess and the Pauper

The Promises for the Princess and the Pauper by @TheGracefulMist - www.TheGracefulMist.com - A Fashion and Lifestyle Story (Philippines - Filipina - Filipino - Style - Blogger)
"The Promises for the Princess and the Pauper"
Once upon a fairy tale, a young lady who lives in a damp and dreadful house full of vermin and pests, saw the light. When she saw the light, her disposition dissolved. The light was more than merely the illumination of understanding.  It was full of promises and possibilities.

“She`s gone.” As those words sunk into my subconscious, my whole world seemed to stop. One will never truly realize actuality until it happens. Life seemed to stop for a moment until I was sitting on a couch clinging my little hiding place of comfort.

Moments of emotional release later, still dazed from what happened, I walked towards the place I knew would help me talk to Someone who can change the fate I refused to accept. My body was quivering from shock and suffering. As I humbly knelt down before Him, lowered my head, put my hands together and begged, “My King! I know you`re merciful and miraculous.” My lips quivered. “Show me a miracle and revive her from this distressing death!” Tremendous tears poured over my fallen face as I searched His face for any sign of deal. 

I begged and begged. “Her body has probably been frozen already. I believe in your Power. I know you can still bring her back to life.”