(SPOT.ph) Every weekend, you find yourself practicing your newfound calligraphy skills or carving yourself a brand new rubber stamp. But you’re worried that after you’ve finished the materials that came with your workshop kit, you won’t have anything to use anymore. Worry not because your craft supplies are within your reach with just a click of a button!
Craft Carrot is a specialty store that specializes in fine quality art materials. They carry brands like Dr. PH Martin’s, ZIG by Kuretake, MOO, Pentel, and Stabilo.
Must-buy: MOO Carve giant blocks for rubber stamping (P940 for 6 x 12 x 0.5 block), Tear-off paper palette pad (P70)
The Craft Central
The Craft Central has everything you need to start your inky journey. From nibs to inks to pads, this store caters to the calligrapher or the letterer.
Must-buy: Lettering Starter Kit (P1,950), Sakura Waterbrush Pen (P200)
Swirls and Strokes PH
Swirls and Strokes carries vintage nibs, drills pads, and the shimmery Finetec palette that will definitely add sparkle to your artwork!
Must-buy: Finetec gold palette (P1,600)
The Curious Artisan
The Curious Artisan carries Philippine-made calligraphy holders and accessories, including custom ones for left-handed calligraphers.
Must-buy: Pearlized Resin Carrot Holders ($72.50 each)
If you love to paint, make sure to visit Art Whale for a wide variety of paper, paint, and pen products.
Must-buy: Peerless Watercolor (P650 for basic book of 15), Nicker Gouache (P1,100 for a set of 12)
Calligrapads is the brainchild of calligraphy nerd Gail Madalag (you might know her as @the_md_writes on Instagram). All of her products are calligraphy-friendly—which means no blotting or bleeding on the pages!
Must-buy: iPocketNotes (P80)
From water brushes to parallel pens, Pens Galore has almost every kind of pen imaginable.
Must-buy: Pentel Aquash brush pen (P280)
I Try DIY Shop
If you’re looking for a one-stop shop for different craft materials, make sure to log on to I Try DIY’s online shop. From Micron pens to Sharpies and Martha Stewart punchers to starter kits, there’s something for everyone here.
Must-buy: Martha Stewart Scalloped Gift Tag Mini (P640), I Try DIY Flower Press (P720)
Life Documented Manila
Are you new to memory-keeping? Life Documented Manila has all the fun products you need to start your pocket-page style scrapbook.
Must-buy: 6x 8 Sn@p Album (P800), LDM stamps (ranges from P500 to P800)
Sketch Notes Manila
Looking for handy pocket notebooks you can carry around in your bag? These cream-colored unlined notebooks are perfect! Bulk orders get a discounted rate!
Must-buy: Notebook, 1/4 bond size, 40 leaves (P60)
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