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DIY Fashion Bag Makeover Project - Part 1

Who doesn't love to shop dirt cheap bags? With the GST drying up our wallets these days, to still enjoy that privilege to shop, naturally we would look for an affordable solution. Thankfully, we now have Jalan Jalan Japan at One City Mall, Subang Jaya. If you are worried about the condition of the item, all you need to do is put in some crafty effort and easy-to-use craft supplies for a revamp. However, if you are thinking "...but I am not creative..." not to worry, a simple makeover would do. You can refer to Pinterest-baby! or make a deal with a crafty-friend to help you.

Before the Makeover
So, on my trip there, I found a cute, vinyl-like bag (possibly a stationery organizer) at MYR6. Condition? Looked slightly used, a little dirty but has the potential to be renewed. Let's see what I did:



How Calligrapher Joanna Chia Runs Her Creative Biz - Feat. Lettering Demo

Content is king! I enjoy meeting different creatives from the community, and meeting Joanna Chia, a Calligrapher and artist from Quirky By Design was a delightful experience. A pleasant person, I found the session knowledgeable as Joanna was kind enough to share with me tips and tools for calligraphy. I have always been fascinated with the art of lettering and that's why I have decided to pick Joanna's brain about calligraphy. (Thanks, Joanna!) Read about her take on being a Calligrapher full time.



Crafty Finds at Spotlight MyTown Kuala Lumpur

First things first, I am glad to say that I am once again back to writing. I have been away for a bit, and have been focusing much more on Instagram and Facebook. The clackety-clack of the keyboard had me realized how much I miss writing and that it is still very much flowing through my veins. And in case you don't know, most of our fun stuff are on our social media account. That's where you can get the latest scoop from us! So if you have not followed us yet, please do.



Bazaar Hacks for Small Businesses (Part 3)

Get comfortable for the important task ahead
(This is part 3 of a 3-part series outlining strategies that may give your business an advantage at competitive bazaars. Click here to read part 1 and part 2)

The day after your experience at the bazaar is very much like the day after you get back from a long holiday. You're tired, your stuff is still packed in various bags, and you have a little trouble facing reality (What? You mean I have to unpack ALL THESE BAGS?).

Yes, after the high of displaying your stock to hundreds of people, it's time to evaluate what went well on that day, and what didn't.



Bazaar Hacks for Small Businesses (Part 2)

(This is part 2 of a 3-part series that outlines some strategies that may give your business an advantage at competitive bazaars. Click here to read part 1.)

So you’ve done your homework and prepped yourself for weeks. The big day is finally here! You wake up early, grab a healthy breakfast (or nasi lemak tambah lauk) and arrive at your spot nice and early. What do you do next? Read on to find out.


Six Beautiful Quotes To Tell Your Mom How Much You Love Her

If you have watched Cinderella the movie, you will be familiar with the heartfelt scene when Cinderella's mother told her to "Have courage and be kind." Our mothers go by many names: The queen of our hearts, the only best friend when we came into this world, the multi tasker, the supermom/woman, the healer, the teacher, the caretaker, and the list goes on.

Here are six beautifully written quotes to tell your mom how much you love her (and also to add in to your Mother's day card)
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