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Inspiring Female Filam Artists You Need to Know

Inspiring Female FilAm Artists You Need to Know

Inspiring Female FilAm Artists You Need to Know If you’re looking for awesome Filipino inspired artwork and illustration, these fabulous Filipino American artists will not disappoint! I have been admiring these pinay artists for a long time and just wanted to share their work with you.  Pinay - a nickname for a Filipino woman. The male version, or referring to both female/male is "pinoy" Don't forget to check out each artists' online shops and Instagram profiles for a full spectrum…

Filipino American Voices - Art of Pao

Filipino American Voices – Art of Pao has a Passion for Creativity

Filipino American Voices - Art of Pao has a Passion for Creativity In the United States, Filipino Americans make up the second largest Asian group population. That’s pretty awesome! And each Filipino American has a unique voice and story to tell. That is why I love this series called Filipino American Voices! It's a place for Filipino Americans to share their stories and narratives and provide inspiration to others. You can read all posts on the Filipino American Voices series…

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Meet the Filipino American Entrepreneur Behind Gunita Designs

Ethel Martinez of Gunita Designs https://www.gunitadesigns.com/ IG: @gunita_designs Ethel Martinez, shop owner of Gunita Designs, is a 2nd Generation Filipino-American and currently resides in Yorba Linda, CA with her husband and two kids. Ethel is a professional graphic designer by day, but loves working on her Filipino-themed designs by night. Strongly inspired by her parents and her imaginative youth, Ethel wants to tell her story and how she remembered the Philippines through art.  She’s also hoping that her Filipino customers get…

mahal kita sign - Filipino American Artists and Illustrators

Pinterest Ready Signs and Designs from Halo Halo Letters

Pinterest Ready Signs and Designs from Halo Halo Letters Gabby of Halo Halo Letters  IG: @halohaloletters My name is Gabby and I am the face behind Halo-Halo Letters. Ever since I was a kid I was obsessed with all things stationary and collecting all the coloring and writing utensils in the world. I loved any project in school that would require crafting and my creative side. I also grew up to appreciate hand written and thoughtful letters. I always get…

Pamela Goodman Art Illustration - Filipino American Artists

Filipino American Children’s Book Illustrator Pamela Goodman

Filipino American Children's Book Illustrator Pamela Goodman   Pamela Goodman http://pamelagoodman.com/ IG: @pamelagoodmanart Hello, I'm a children's book illustrator living near Portland, OR. I have been making art since I was a little kid. I grew up surrounded by piles of books from the library. I loved being immersed in the worlds of fairy tales, Beatrix Potter, Frog and Toad, and the Little House series to name a few. I loved how the pictures could tell so much of the…

Filipino wedding decor

Filipino Wedding Decor for a Nontraditional Wedding

Filipino Wedding Decor for a Nontraditional Wedding As a proud Filipino American, I love looking for ways to incorporate Filipino culture and heritage into my everyday American life. So how did that play out for my wedding - an event that is typically filled with tradition and culture - and what did I learn from it? For the past couple of months, I had been thinking a lot about how I could include Filipino traditions into my wedding. I researched…

7 Popular Filipino Wedding Customs for the Traditional Bride

7 Popular Filipino Wedding Customs for the Traditional Bride

7 Popular Filipino Wedding Customs for the Traditional Bride With wedding season upon us (and my own wedding coming up shortly), I wanted to share some of the more popular wedding customs and traditions you might find at a typical Filipino wedding. Having your own wedding soon? You might enjoy Party Like a Filipino on Your Wedding Day Without Breaking the Bank - 10 Money Saving Tips for the Budget Bride. Now, when I say “traditional” I really just mean within…

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Quotes from Famous Filipino Americans – Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Quotes from Famous Filipino Americans Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month May has certainly charged right on to June, but I can’t let it pass by without wishing everyone a happy Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month! Wow, that is a mouthful to say but I’m excited nonetheless. I’m all about the celebrations! Last year I marked this special month with 4 fun facts about Filipino culture. I was excited to learn that ⅕ of Filipino Americans…

Harana Philippines

What is Harana? Impress Your Sweetheart on Valentine’s Day

what is Harana? impress Your Sweetheart on Valentine's Day Above img attribute: ffemagazine.com This Valentine’s Day, try a unique Filipino tradition (not to mention courageous!) and serenade your sweetheart with a love song.   What is Harana? During the olden days in the Philippines, the tradition of Harana - musical serenading outside someone’s window - was a popular event. Although harana has traditionally been used for a variety of purposes, the most common practice was for suitors to woo their…

Filipino Christmas Traditions to share

Filipino Christmas Traditions to Share with Your Family

Filipino Christmas Traditions to Share with Your Family Are you hoping to teach more Filipino culture with your family? What better way than to share some beloved Filipino Christmas traditions! In the Philippines, the Christmas season starts at the end of August. Not even kidding. You’ll start hearing Christmas songs being played in malls and stores around this time. Then by September and October, you’ll see Christmas decorations start popping up all over the city! Talk about extending the Christmas…

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