Winners of the Handmade Paper Goods Give-Away!

Congratulations!! Winners of the Brown Kraft SAVE THE DATE Envelope Stickers (48 sticker labels per sheet) from 43 Lucy Designs: Joanne Perez and Ethelie Locarinas Winner of the Heart Manila Map Print, also from 43 Lucy Designs:  Sam (sam_chingkee) Ladies, please email me your shipping details so I can have these goodies mailed to you right away! Thank you ... READ MORE

Handmade Paper Goods Give-Away! {by The Bright Spot + 43 Lucy Designs}


As promised in my previous post, here's a give-away that I'm sure everyone will be thrilled to join! But first, allow me to thank 43 Lucy Designs for partnering with The Bright Spot in spreading the wonderful art of calligraphy and handmade products through high-quality paper goods.   Although based in the US, you can enjoy convenient and hassle-free online shopping at 43 ... READ MORE

43 Lucy Design Blog + Shop

Brown Kraft SAVE THE DATE Stickers

Sometime last month, The Bright Spot received very special gifts all the way from . . . (drum roll, please) . . . California! It was a very thrilling experience for me, especially because it came from somebody I've known for a while and whom I really admire:  Ms. Marilenn of 43 Lucy Design Blog + Shop! Marilenn is a Filipina graphic designer, photographer, writer, crafter ... READ MORE

Learning the Art of Calligraphy


I've been a fan of calligraphy since I was I kid.  I have this Speedball Textbook (20th Edition) that I bought with my own allowance which, sadly, I can no longer find (sob!). (Photo source here.) I also saved up for this Parker Calligraphy Set, bought when I was in high school, that I still have to this day. I wish I've kept some of my calligraphy 'doodles' ... READ MORE

Shopping Discovery: New East Wing of Shangri-La Plaza


Last Saturday, AJ and I had a dinner date with his college barkada (Hi Me-An and Betty!) and we agreed to meet at the newly-opened East Wing of Shangri-La Plaza in Pasig. It's been ages since AJ and I set foot at Shangri-La Plaza, so we felt like time-timers again when we navigated the main mall (naliligaw-ligaw pa ako), but it was the grandness and hotel-like structure of ... READ MORE

My Wish List at Zalora…


Today I was inspired to create a collage similar to Daphne's collages which she features regularly in her blog.  I always look forward to seeing the lovely items that she would put up together, and I don't know how she does it but they always look well curated.  So I hope she won't mind me doing something similar for my blog because I, too, loves creating picture ... READ MORE