Archive for December 19, 2011

Fashionary Sketchbook at the Technoteapot Event

Technoteapot Event: A Gothic and Steampunk Tea Party
Dione D’Souza | Maku Felix | Isobel Francisco
Dec. 8-10, 2011 at LRI Design Plaza, Makati City.

Fashionary Sketchbook at the event. Held by Philippines’ Next Top Model (Season 1) winner Ms. Grendel Alvarado, Spidersilk Productions’ Isobel Francisco, Janella Ibay of Royale House, sample illustrations and other images.

Moleskine 2012 Planner Winner!

We have a winner!

Congratulations to Ms. Isabelle Dagmang! You won a Moleskine Weekly Diary/Planner 2012 (Large, Hardbound)! We will get in touch with you shortly.

Thank you everyone for joining! Next giveaway: Field Notes! Details coming soon.

Novelty Items Quick Sale! (2)

Here are some novelty items available, most are overstock items but do check individual condition description.

ORDERING: By emailing support(at) or use this link. First-come-first-served. Feel free to ask questions.

Poker and Dice Games: A Robert Frederick Gift Set.
Price: PhP300.00, Code: POKER. Pick-up only, shipping is possible but will cost extra.

Box and items in great condition. Contains 100 high quality poker chips, card games book, dice games, scorepad, pen and 5 dice. Originally with 2 decks of playing cards but they are no longer included/MISSING as shown in the image. You can easily replace these. 2005 North Parade Poker published by Robert Frederick Ltd. Designed in the UK, printed in China. Box size is: 10.0″x7.0″x2.5″.


Andy Warhol- Men: 30 Postcards
Price: PhP380.00, Code: ANDY.

Pop artist Andy Warhol’s illustrations of men are among his most personal and sensual work. These playfully intimate cards collect 30 of his most exquisite images, perfect to send or to keep.

Copyright 2004, Chronicle Books. Artwork by Andy Warhol. Design by Alethea Morrison. Manufactured in China.


Patssi Valdez Opera Notecards
Price: PhP300.00, Code: OPERA.

4 each of 5 designs with envelopes Peter Grimes, Lucia Silla, The Barber of Seville, Turandot and Ainadamar


Griffin & Sabine: An Extraordinary Address Book
IMPORTANT: six address slots filled up.
This is not brand new. Considered used. Hardbound. Six address slots filled up. Most people buy this for the art (cut it out, frame it, etc). Although you can safely use it as a general address book.
Price: PhP250.00, Code: GSADDRESS


True West Note Cards
Price: PhP250.00, Code: Western

Take a ride on the Pony Express and correspond with these note cards featuring historical images from Robert G. McCubbin’s extensive photo collection. 12 blank cards.


Batman Morphing Journal
Price: PhP800.00, Code: BATMAN

Witness Batman leaping off the page in this heroic morphing journal (lined). Hard cardboard bound, 128 pages, Chronicle Books. Size: 5.0″x7.0″.

For some strange reason, this seem to be an expensive collectible based on Internet prices (lowest price is USD32.00). Very good condition, may have some very light scratches on cover due to transit but originally unused overstock, good as new.


Thank you and Note cards

Top Left- Code: TY01 – D. Leytus 10 Velvet Thank you cards & Envelopes (high quality). Size: 3.5″x5.0″. Masterpiece Studios. Packaging plastic box slightly pressed due to transit, nothing serious. Price: PhP200.00

Top Right- Code: TY02 – D. Leytus Greek Key 10 Velvet Thank you cards & Envelopes (high quality). Size: 3.5″x5.0″. Masterpiece Studios. Packaging plastic box slightly pressed due to transit, nothing serious. Price: PhP200.00

Bottom Left- Code: BLANK01 – D. Leytus Greek Key 10 Velvet Blank Note Cards & Envelopes (high quality). Size: 3.75″x6.5″. Masterpiece Studios. Packaging plastic box slightly pressed due to transit, nothing serious. Price: P300.00.

Bottom Right- Code: JACKLULU – Jack and Lulu Stationery, 10 Thank You Notes and Envelopes. Beach Stripe. Box sealed, very light plastic peel on cover. Good as brand new. Size: 4.25″x5.5″. Price: P250.00


Spiderwick Chronicles Creature Capture Card Game
Price: PhP250.00, Code: SPIDERWICK.

Box slightly pressed due to transit, cards inside sealed and sharp edges (good as new). Ages 8 & Up – 2 to 4 Players.

Goblins, trolls, ogres and more! Players take on the fantastical world around us in this adventure-filled card game. Each player earns points by capturing creature cards. But it’s not quite so easy! Each creature requires a unique mix of tool and character cards from the world of the Spiderwick Chronicles. Players must decide when to go to battle and when to keep their abilities in reserve for a future fight…

Contents: 104 creature and power cards,  4 key cards, instructions.


Bachelorette Party Lotto: More than 100 Scratch-and-Play Games for the Lucky Ladies
Price: PhP250.00, Code: Bachparty

Let the games begin! This little booklet will guarantee the bride-to-be a night she’ll never forget. Each scratch-off card includes a sassy set of dares for the bachelorette and her bridesmaids to complete throughout the evening. And as an added bonus, a collection of sexy temporary tattoos lets everyone know who’s ready to party.


Grateful Dead Scrapbook
Price: PhP600.00, Code: Dead.

Grateful Dead fans are legendary for their Dead-ication to the band and its enduring legacy of freewheeling musical exploration. The Grateful Dead Scrapbook collects rare removable memorabilia and evocative images culled from the Grateful Dead Archives at the University of California, Santa Cruz, including never-before-published photos, flyers, fan letters, and other ephemera. To accompany the eye-popping visuals, renowned journalist Ben Fong-Torres draws on his personal knowledge of the San Francisco music scene in a rich text that conveys the Grateful Dead’s story in a fresh way, centering each chapter on a pivotal song that encapsulates a certain era of the group’s songwriting, performance, and community. An attractive slipcase and an audio CD* round out the book’s beautiful design, delivering a richly illustrated volume as colorful as the band itself.

*The audio CD contains interviews & press conference recordings.


Pictorial Webster’s Wall Cards: Icons & Curiosities from A to Z
Price: PhP500.00, Code: PICT

Condition: Like new, taped sealed box from supplier, overstock. Size: 6.5″x8.5″.

Anchors, puffins, mermaids, and bicycles. Such classic motifs lend old-fashioned charm to any modern-day home that could use a little style and whimsy. Engravings that originally graced the pages of Webster’s dictionarie sin the nineteenth century are drawn from the book Pictorial Webster’s by John M. Carrera and reproduced here on sumptuously heavy cardstock with bold typographic letters.

Includes 26 cards, one for each letter of the alphabet, suitable for framing or propping up willy-nilly.


Happy shopping!



Field Notes Brand now in the Philippines

“I’m not writing it down to remember it later,

I’m writing it down to remember it now.” 

INSPIRED BY the vanishing subgenre of agricultural memo books, ornate pocket ledgers and the simple, unassuming beauty of a well-crafted grocery list, the Draplin Design Company, Portland, Oregon in conjunction with Coudal Partners of Chicago, Illinois bring you “FIELD NOTES” in hopes of offering, “An honest memo book, worth fillin’ up with GOOD INFORMATION.”

Now available in the Philippines and exclusive on

Proudly Printed and Manufactured in the U.S.A. Original 3-pack now available and ready for checkout here.


TECHNOTEAPOT: A Gothic and Steampunk Tea Party


Art Exhibit Featuring the Works of

Dione D’Souza | Maku Felix | Isobel Francisco

With the Special Participation of Dokissaten Maid & Butler Café
Featuring the Live Performance of Similarobjects
and DR. SKETCHY’S Anti-Art School Manila
December 8-10, 2011
LRI Design Plaza, 2nd Flr, Nicanor Garcia St., Makati City

For more details, visit their Facebook Event page here.

Greetings. We are SPIDERSILK PRODUCTIONS, a trio of feisty and
fearless arachnids ready to make our debut on December 8 to 10, 2011 at LRI DESIGN PLAZA, Makati City.

More than an exhibit, TECHNOTEAPOT is a glamorous tea party that features live performances, stylized refreshments, exclusive works and merchandise from talented partners and participants, and elegant service courtesy of the events company Dokissaten Maid & Butler Café.

With this special event, we intend to reveal our various works of art, and also the talents of other wonderful individuals coming together, to bring to life the gothic and steampunk glory as they envision it.

We wish to formally invite you to our night of magic and spectacle. Dressing up for the occasion is highly encouraged, and surprises await those most faithful to the theme.

[ADMISSION IS FREE] will be there showcasing our various novelty products like Oracle cards, Moleskine, Fashionary and others. Drop by and say hi!


Moleskine Weekly Diary/Planner 2012 Giveaway!

Win a Moleskine 2012 Large Weekly Planner (Horizontal, Hardbound)!

The Moleskine 2012 Large Weekly Planner Horizontal is dated from January 2012 to December 2012. Formatted in a horizontal format to show each week on a two page spread (Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday on the left page, Thursday, Friday and Saturday/Sunday on the right side), this popular planner style is perfect to have the week at a glance. The expandable inner pocket houses an address book of 28 lined pages with laminated alphabetical labels. You can remove and use it again in the years to come.

Every Moleskine product is thread bound and has a cardboard bound cover with rounded corners, acid free paper, a bookmark, an elastic closure and an expandable inner pocket that contains the Moleskine history.

Mechanics. Do at least one of the following:

1. Leave a comment below this post answering:

What are you thankful for this year 2011?

(+1 point / Bonus +3 points if we like your answer. We will not disclose if you get the +3.)

Note: Updated to “2011”, it was previously encoded as 2012. So if the comments section sounded a little off the question it’s our fault. Will still count as valid entries. Sorry about that.

2. Blog about this giveaway with your answer for #1 linking back to this post. Please enter the link of your blog entry in the comments below. (+3 points)

3. Twitter (+1 point). Just tweet: Win a Moleskine 2012 Weekly Planner Horizontal Large courtesy of @avalonph! Details:

4. Tumblr (+1 point). Check out and reblog the specific Moleskine Weekly Planner 2012 entry posted in this Tumblr link. No follows required.

5. Google+. Share our contest link. “Sharing” through Google+ is the only requirement but it would be easier to track it if you add us first. (+2 points)

6. We would like to personally hear from you! Send us a private random sensible message (+2 points). Ask us anything! Where did you hear about Who recommended it to you? Which products from our past excited you most? Your earliest memory of us? Send us interesting stories about your experience/discovery. Please use this link. Enter Subject: Moleskine Giveaway.

7. Maximum of 12 possible valid entries. All valid entries from our previous Moleskine Star Wars Giveaway will be added to the final entries list, so it is possible you’d have more than 12 points.

– This giveaway is open only to residents of the Philippines with an address that is serviceable by major couriers.

– Giveaway starts on Dec. 4 (Sunday), ends on Dec. 15, 2011 at 7:00pm (Manila time). All valid entries will be tallied and a winner drawn via a List Randomizer website. We will announce the winner within 36-48 hours (or asap). Winner must respond within a reasonable period, preferably 2-3 working days.

We will not answer inquiries about the number of entries you entered. We are very efficient in monitoring giveaway entries so do not worry. We will not notify a user if his entry is invalid. reserves the right to invalidate entries that are considered ‘dubious’, ‘malicious’ or from ‘fake’ accounts.

– Upon willfully engaging an entry to this giveaway you are waiving all rights to contest the rules, our handling of this giveaway and the results. COMMON SENSE apply on all disputes, loopholes and oversights. is the SOLE arbiter to decide which entry is valid. reserves the right not to really change, but to fine-tune the mechanics as we see fit during the duration of the giveaway.

Good luck and have a joyous 2011 December!

Moleskine Photo credit: Jacq Cole. Inside page photos for reference only.

Fashionary RED & Fashionary x Sibling – iPad Pouch Limited Boxset

Now available in the Philippines exclusive on