Cricut Project: DIY Felt Cutouts on Canvas Pillows

We've been told that one of the more affordable and easier ways to spice up a space is through pillows! They're fairly DIY-able and affordable. Plus, we wanted to take our Cricut Maker and its Cricut Rotary Blade for a spin! Today, we're sharing how you can decorate...

Cricut Basics: Blades, Mats and Machine Differences

We've been using the Cricut Explore Air 2 and Maker to turn our ideas into bigger projects. It's been a fun experience and we definitely learned a lot! Spoiler alert: It's not as difficult as it looks and we were pretty surprised how user-friendly the machines, tools...

Free Printable: Drawing Animals and Coloring Worksheet

Which of your crayons and pencils are the shortest aka your favourite ones to use? Ours is definitely teal! We partnered up with NIDO 3+ to bring you these drawing and colouring worksheets! Feel free to download and print them. (For personal use only. Not for...

Fitting In as an Artist

All my life I never really fitted in. “For an artist, to be normal is a disaster.” - Joans Mekas I wish someone showed this quote to me when I was 13 which would have probably saved me so many years of singing “who is that girl I see, staring straight back at me."...

Free Printable: Philippine Play Money

Have you enjoyed playing pretend "sari-sari" store as a kid? Did you also have this uncontrollable curiosity and longing to have your own cash register and bar code reader? Or was that just us? *giggles* Riley aka our 4-year old "bossing" has been enjoying his...

Father’s Day at Savoy Hotel Manila

The Googly Gooeys is a little over ten years now. It started as a webcomic about a girlfriend and boyfriend with their silliest real-life nicknames: Tispy & Ponggo. Those were the days when the hubby was the muse of the humor blog. ? His toothy grin IRL was the...

DIY Felt and Foam Projects with Craft Easy

What's your favorite DIY and crafting material? We've been very much into felt and foam recently so we thought we'd whip up a few more projects not just for the kids but also for the kids at heart! A few months ago, we made felt and foam toys (burgers and pizzas) and...

DIY Tumbler + Paint Your Pocket Organizer

Expectations: Mom can do her DIY projects alone, help out in the family business, have enough quality time with Riley, be a thoughtful daughter, friend and fulfill her life goals too! ? Reality: First off, there's the hubby who helps out with pricing, negotiations,...

Lesson 10542

This was the post on our Instagram last night. I woke up and read it this morning as a message to myself instead of my message to others. I chuckled. I know I still had so much to tackle. Sure, I'm not afraid to mix all the colors on my watercolor set but I'm at a...

Instagram Story Templates: About Me

We've been wanting to play around with more downloadables at the Googly HQ but our projects snowballed during the last quarter of 2018 so this project got parked for a while. But that's done and we're finally releasing the first batch of our Instagram Story...
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Fitting In as an Artist

Fitting In as an Artist

All my life I never really fitted in. “For an artist, to be normal is a disaster.” - Joans Mekas I wish someone showed this quote to me when I was 13 which would have probably saved me so many years of singing “who is that girl I see, staring straight back at me." Or...

Father’s Day at Savoy Hotel Manila

Father’s Day at Savoy Hotel Manila

The Googly Gooeys is a little over ten years now. It started as a webcomic about a girlfriend and boyfriend with their silliest real-life nicknames: Tispy & Ponggo. Those were the days when the hubby was the muse of the humor blog. ? His toothy grin IRL was the...

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DIY Pompom and Tassel Keychains

DIY Pompom and Tassel Keychains

Here at the Googly Gooeys HQ, we love a great excuse to craft and experiment with materials. This time, we’ve been eyeing pompoms and tassels so we decided to make them from scratch using these colorful Art Attack yarns! If you’re curious as to how we made them, you...

Arts and Crafts Workshops at Smart Kids Asia

Arts and Crafts Workshops at Smart Kids Asia

Sometimes, when I'm doing workshops, I hear this voice in my head, "Why are you doing this? You, of all people, an introvert? Why are you talking to people?" Then, I realized, the only reason why I am able to muster the courage to talk to an audience is that I just...

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La Union Family Roadtrip

La Union Family Roadtrip

I've been debating with myself whether I should blog or not. After all, I've pretty much documented on video a good chunk of our roadtrip to La Union. 🙂 Then again, I realized, I have so many thoughts as usual that I can't express through moving pictures. 😀 I'm...

Coloring Book Hits Bookstores This Week

Coloring Book Hits Bookstores This Week

Somewhere between waiting to give birth and just having finished a project, I'm actually laughing about the title I just made.  It's as if I'm doing a feature of a product in the third person. Well, Around the World with the Googly Gooeys will be available in National...