Category Archives: Artsy Fartsy

Joie De Vivre by Mariel Launch

After four months, I finally made time to set up my blog for Joie De Vivre, Handmade by Mariel. This is my new venture to take my crochet skills to the next level while sharing it to people with the

Joie De Vivre by Mariel Launch

After four months, I finally made time to set up my blog for Joie De Vivre, Handmade by Mariel. This is my new venture to take my crochet skills to the next level while sharing it to people with the

Yarns & Cookies

After indulging on sweet drinks during stressful days and major carbs from my Bangkok trip, I gained significant weight that did not make me feel so great about myself. On top of that, I was not able to manage my

Yarns & Cookies

After indulging on sweet drinks during stressful days and major carbs from my Bangkok trip, I gained significant weight that did not make me feel so great about myself. On top of that, I was not able to manage my

Captain Hook

Last weekend, while perusing through numerous magazines from past week’s loot, I found inspiration to learn the art of crocheting. The thought lingered over the week as I could not find my one and only hook from years ago, until

Captain Hook

Last weekend, while perusing through numerous magazines from past week’s loot, I found inspiration to learn the art of crocheting. The thought lingered over the week as I could not find my one and only hook from years ago, until

Art Indulgence

I stumbled upon some old notes when I read Harper’s Bazaar Magazine, Mar 2016 Edition. Let me share those thoughts with you. Jewellery designer Sabine Getty’s wedding gown was to-die-for. This was one page I definitely lingered. I wondered what

Art Indulgence

I stumbled upon some old notes when I read Harper’s Bazaar Magazine, Mar 2016 Edition. Let me share those thoughts with you. Jewellery designer Sabine Getty’s wedding gown was to-die-for. This was one page I definitely lingered. I wondered what

Ballet is [not] the foundation of dance. 

Originally posted on The Adventures of J Lyn:
“Ballet is the most important style to train in.” “Ballet gives you the foundation to do all dance styles.”? “Ballet is the foundation of dance.” For the past month and a half…

Ballet is [not] the foundation of dance. 

Originally posted on The Adventures of J Lyn:
“Ballet is the most important style to train in.” “Ballet gives you the foundation to do all dance styles.”? “Ballet is the foundation of dance.” For the past month and a half…

Ballerina Project

I’ve been following Ballerina Project’s Instagram for more than a year now and the photos featured have been amazing and inspiring. I hope I can get back to my flexible self. Indulge in some of their photos and follow them

Ballerina Project

I’ve been following Ballerina Project’s Instagram for more than a year now and the photos featured have been amazing and inspiring. I hope I can get back to my flexible self. Indulge in some of their photos and follow them

Conquered the Fear of Using Watercolor

I can finally say that I enjoy using watercolor however basic my knowledge may be. Having no formal education about painting gives me chills up my spine to venture out to trying new things as I am a very structured person.

Conquered the Fear of Using Watercolor

I can finally say that I enjoy using watercolor however basic my knowledge may be. Having no formal education about painting gives me chills up my spine to venture out to trying new things as I am a very structured person.

Flower Power Wraps Up the Workshop

I’m sharing a collection of my favorite pieces from the Oriental Painting Workshop for Ayala Museum’s The Art Room last May 2014. I most especially enjoyed painting flowers and I think this is where my focus will be. I am very

Flower Power Wraps Up the Workshop

I’m sharing a collection of my favorite pieces from the Oriental Painting Workshop for Ayala Museum’s The Art Room last May 2014. I most especially enjoyed painting flowers and I think this is where my focus will be. I am very

Oriental Painting – Branches and Color

Third session of The Art Room‘s Oriental Painting workshop one year ago explored various plants, branches and the use of color. By this time, I already knew that I enjoyed painting flowers the most so I focused on those so I could

Oriental Painting – Branches and Color

Third session of The Art Room‘s Oriental Painting workshop one year ago explored various plants, branches and the use of color. By this time, I already knew that I enjoyed painting flowers the most so I focused on those so I could

Oriental Painting – Petals & Leaves

Painting petals and leaves with one stroke was the topic of day 2 of our summer workshop one year ago. Our teacher Eileen showed us tips and tricks on how to paint petals to show different perspectives and angles of flowers.

Oriental Painting – Petals & Leaves

Painting petals and leaves with one stroke was the topic of day 2 of our summer workshop one year ago. Our teacher Eileen showed us tips and tricks on how to paint petals to show different perspectives and angles of flowers.

Welcome, VSCO Grid

I’m an extrovert who thirsts for the latest and most interesting venues of expression. Name a social network and I most probably have an account. In fact, I usually have an account before it becomes mainstream that’s why I always

Welcome, VSCO Grid

I’m an extrovert who thirsts for the latest and most interesting venues of expression. Name a social network and I most probably have an account. In fact, I usually have an account before it becomes mainstream that’s why I always

Oriental Painting – Basics

About a year ago, my mom and I took our first Oriental Painting class through Ayala Museum’s The Art Room: Art Workshops with Eileen Escueta as our teacher. It was a 4-week long workshop, 4 sessions, 3 hours each with an

Oriental Painting – Basics

About a year ago, my mom and I took our first Oriental Painting class through Ayala Museum’s The Art Room: Art Workshops with Eileen Escueta as our teacher. It was a 4-week long workshop, 4 sessions, 3 hours each with an

Love for Art

Hunger for art. Deciding to take an Oriental Painting Workshop last summer was one of the decisions that made 2014 memorable. Growing up, I’ve always had this enthusiasm for any form of artistic expression. It was always that Art award which I

Love for Art

Hunger for art. Deciding to take an Oriental Painting Workshop last summer was one of the decisions that made 2014 memorable. Growing up, I’ve always had this enthusiasm for any form of artistic expression. It was always that Art award which I

Baby Shower with Starwars Theme

Our baby shower surprise was a success! Both parents had no clue of our plans and they were both delighted when they saw everything. What excited them more was the program we girls carefully and diligently prepared for weeks! Nowadays, baby

Baby Shower with Starwars Theme

Our baby shower surprise was a success! Both parents had no clue of our plans and they were both delighted when they saw everything. What excited them more was the program we girls carefully and diligently prepared for weeks! Nowadays, baby

How to Create a 5-Point Star Origami with 1 Paper

Here’s how to make a 5-point star origami using only 1 sheet of paper. It’s quick and easy! This is how it is supposed to look like in the front and back. I used a 2-sided colored sheet of paper

How to Create a 5-Point Star Origami with 1 Paper

Here’s how to make a 5-point star origami using only 1 sheet of paper. It’s quick and easy! This is how it is supposed to look like in the front and back. I used a 2-sided colored sheet of paper