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The Hand Maid – A Lady Crafts and Upcycles

Starting off 2019 with a local shop feature that is so long overdue. I came across @thehandmaidph on Instagram, and was glad to found that founder and maker, Mai Fianza-Sarmiento is actually based in the same city I live in, Baguio. The Hand Maid is a strong advocate of recycling and handcrafts, making market totes …

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Simple Sentiments – Summer Hobby to Full Time Macramé

If I were to launch my very own business, it would surely be out of something that makes me happy. I can only imagine the challenges of keeping a business alive and if I don’t love what I’m doing one hundred percent, then I don’t see any point in starting in the first place.  This …

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In Search for the World’s First Zero Waste Solutions

So, we’ve heard of the world’s first zero waste bra, and very much rooting for TVGB’s continuous success (which btw, successfully raised AU$ 69,088 with 611 backers on Kickstarter).  But have you heard of the world’s first plastic free beauty brand, or the world’s first organic wound strips? Or parcel packaging that you can compost …

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