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Bangar, La Union: Our Story with Inabel

Bangar, La Union ~ a town famous for their centuries-old loom weaving techniques. Each piece tells a story of skill and tradition.

Bangar, La Union: Our Story with Inabel

Dreaming With Daydream Republic

Daydream Republic's heart is really all about being a part of everyone's journey to take over the world, one place at a time ~ and providing memorabilia, works of art that can serve as inspiration to reach those dreams... or to be a reminder of what has been accomplished. Read more here!

Dreaming With Daydream Republic

What Saved Me from Mobile Overexposure

As a social media gal by profession, I can't really unplug since my work revolves around my phone. But in the 3 years I've been doing this line of work, it was only last year that I started feeling the effects of mobile overexposure. It’s a real thing, but I’m happy I finally got to buy this little miracle worker!

What Saved Me from Mobile Overexposure

Tahing Tahanan Meets Hanamayari

What started out as a simple IG Story Tere Pineda posted turned into a source of support from all types of people, including myself. From there, Tahing Tahanan was born, and aspires to become an avenue to support local communities, minorities by providing them a platform for awareness and empowerment.

Tahing Tahanan Meets Hanamayari

Habi: Reviving The Lost Art of Philippine Weaving

Handloom weaving is considered a traditional craft in various regions. It is an intricately practiced, centuries-old tradition performed by tribes all over the country. It’s labor intensive, and depending on what region it’s produced in, it will utilize materials such as buri, inabel, raffia, pineapple, abaca and more.

Habi: Reviving The Lost Art of Philippine Weaving