Life After Breakfast

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Current Rank: 262 (Arts & Craft)
Site Description: Alessandra Lanot is a crafter & designer. Life After Breakfast is a blog about her creative adventures, which begin after the most important meal of the day.
Date Joined: Apr 8, 2012

Tags: DIY, handmade, crafts, design, travel

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Summer-in-the-City Faves
on Apr 13, 2013 in Sunday7 I never imagined summertime to be this crazy, but here I am holding workshops and crafternoons at least four times a week, leaving me with only three days for a working weekend (which falls oddly on a Tuesday-Wednesday). Hello, blog, I've missed you!

Travel Diary: Batanes
on Apr 5, 2013 in Fotos Adventure Their airport is probably the most peaceful one I've been to. With only one flight into Basco (which turns around back to Manila right after it arrives), the airport is only busy in the early hours of the day.This was our view on our drive to th...

Spring Stationery + New Watercolor Workshops this April
on Mar 31, 2013 in Workshops Watercolor Spent the first day of the month with my favorite painting materials: Sakura Koi 24-color palette, Ecoline drawing ink, and a 005 micron pen I also brought out my unused watercolor set from the traditional Chinese art store in Hong Kong. I love the...

Download: April 2013 Printable Calendar
on Mar 26, 2013 in Calendar Inspiration is everywhere, and my favorite way to search for it is simply by looking up at the sky. It's no secret: I love clouds. In creativity class back in college, I once proposed that the heart sign for love should be replaced by a cloud. "Becau...

A Week of Making (and Learning)
on Mar 23, 2013 in Crafts It all started with HeyKessy's (Mansy's) papercutting workshop. Until I got there, I didn't realize how excited I was to be a student again. After over 12 crafternoons from January to March this year (and over 220 students!!), this was a welcome brea...

We're Going on a CRAFTY FIELD TRIP!
on Mar 22, 2013 in Workshops Woodworking and Pottery have been on my crafty bucket list for way too long. To finally make some of my crafty dreams come true, I thought it would be a great idea to hold an out-of-town crafternoon, and for us to learn new crafts together! On...

My Favorite Breakfasts
on Mar 16, 2013 in Breakfast Eat Ⓥ Watercolor Once I realized that my most productive work hours are in the morning, I became obsessed about waking up early.  I've always been an early sleeper since I was a kid (my family and closest friends know that bedtime for me is at 10pm, or earlier i...

Watercolored Wedding Invitations: Marty & Ana
on Mar 13, 2013 in Watercolor Wedding Yay, another watercolored wedding invitation suite! I just sent these invitations to the couple, and I can't get over their beautiful navy+mustard+silver color palette. Envelope liners are LOVE. I am never designing a wedding invitation again without...

Watercolored Succulents
on Mar 11, 2013 in Watercolor Crafternoons I usually have a list of things I want and plan to watercolor. Succulents have been part of the list for a long time now, and I only really needed to sit down and actually do it. I used a rigger brush for a relatively large succulent so it took me a...

New Class: Creativity + Watercolor Crafternoon - Level 2
on Mar 11, 2013 in Workshops Last Sunday, I hosted another watercolor crafternoon for beginners. Watercolored stickers for name tags Each participant was given their own Sakura Koi watercolor palettes. We painted flowers! There were some kiddos who joined in with their momm...

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