The increasing foot traffic to well-curated stores that specializes on hobbies, crafts, environment-friendly lifestyles and related industries are among the firsts to have benefited from this trend. While the process of curating assortments may vary from one industry to another, the bottom line is still about coming up with a thoughtful collection that they know their specific customers will love. One example is The Craft Central.Read More
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The year 2017 is both a learning and a sharing journey for ThePaperblooms. I can still remember my first paper workshop held in Makati City (it was held for free as part of a shop's opening activity) where I had a nice large crowd. Soon after that, I was able to pull a considerable number of crowd at each paper flower making workshops that followed. Nonetheless, a handful of scheduled workshops was pursued while others remained just as a calendar mark.Read More
In the last three years, there has been an increasing popularity on utilizing paper flowers for weddings. Be it for backdrops, aisle décor, flowers for entourage or simply design for the photo booth, paper flower is just ballooning. Everyone are becoming crazy over Instagram-ability, Pinterest-looking and such other social media inclined behavior which are reflected over how they conduct and design their events.Read More
Last August 28, I had the opportunity to share my knowledge in paper gardening to two people behind the Glitter Ville Studios - Stephen Brown and Bryan Crabtree. Stephen inquired about my upcoming workshop, Managing Small Parts of Paper Flowers, slated August 19 in Makati City. He happened to be in the Philippines and loves jumping in at paper flower classes. Unfortunately, the workshop class was not pursued for some reasons. But appointed things has its own way of making things possible. And, it was a national holiday well-spent!Read More
When I started ThePaperblooms, especially when I began offering workshop classes, most would say, “Ay, madali lang yan!” And it is true. Paper gardening is easy and much easier when you have learned the skills required, just like in any other craft, to make a beautiful piece. On a side note, just commenting and actually sitting down to make one are two different things.
So, what are the things one would need if he or she would like to start making paper flowers?Read More
Let's admit it: it's natural for men to give women flowers. I guess that's the way it should be so. Since farming is the very first profession of man and that he might have found the flowery weeds he pulled out from the pads so stunning only to be burned to ashes or just let wilt under the heat of the sun with roots exposed, to be a beautiful present to bring to his beloved at home. At no rate that flowers would make up for a broken promise or missed moment in life. Flowers are expression of a skin deep affection running through his vein.Read More