Array
Tips and Guides

4 Must-Dos that Help Relieve Stress at Home

Enjoy a relaxing day at home with any of these projects

Shares
Photography: Louie Aguinaldo (Main Photo)

We all have our own ways to cope with stress. Some enjoy series marathons while others prefer some quiet time with a good book and crafts. With the popularity of coloring and calligraphy nowadays, there's a lot that you can do to say goodbye to stress while enhancing your creativity.

If you're looking forward to the weekend, you may want to schedule any of the activities below. Invite friends over to your house and make it a bonding session.

Coloring

With its huge following, coloring books are becoming must-haves for kids and adults alike. Choose from a wide array of books with designs ranging from cities, animals, and nature. If you're planning to buy your first coloring book, you may want to check out our picks. Once you've accomplished a page or two, you can have these framed and used as wall accents at home. 

Paper cutting

You can craft beautiful masterpieces with just a few materials. Paper cutting allows you to express your creativity—from sketching designs to turning them into three-dimensional works of art. For design inspiration, check out the All About Papercutting blog.

Photo by Jean Saturnino.

Calligraphy

Have you always loved doodling and scribbling motivational phrases? Get into calligraphy and start working on a couple of projects. To get you started, review a list of must-have guides that can help you. Your finished works can serve as wall accents for your bedroom and kitchen, too!

Watercoloring

Growing up, we've probably owned two or three sets of watercoloring materials. Rekindle your love for watercolor and use it to relieve stress! Paint patterns or just about any design that you can think of that will work well with your home's interiors. Your works will surely liven up the home and add a personal touch to your space.

Photo by Ocs Alvarez/ACME Visual Productions.

More on Realliving.com.ph

Watercolor Techniques for Newbies

6 Adult Coloring Books for a Relaxing Weekend

Reduce Stress with these 5 Calligraphy Books

Shares

Latest Stories

Here’s What You Can See Inside Arete, Ateneo’s New Art Hub

Ateneo de Manila University’s latest art and cultural complex features various galleries containing works of important Filipino artists

These Condos in Manila Have Doubled Their Prices

Leechiu Property Consultants compile data on how selected high-end condominiums have risen in value over time

Save Space in a Small Apartment With These Clever Ideas

These nifty designer tricks can help you turn a tiny house into a bright and spacious haven

This Art Festival In Pasig Is Free To The Public

The first ever Ortigas Art Festival features paintings, installations, and art classes all within a community mall

8 Things to Remember When Visiting Art Galleries

Make sure you turn off your camera's flash

This Online Store Sells Pretty Woven Planters and Handmade Items

The plus side? Buying a piece helps local weavers and craftsmen, too!

The Best Divisoria Shopping Tips for 2018

Here’s our ultimate, updated guide on how to navigate Divisoria, the best bargain shopping spot out there

5 Renovating Mistakes To Avoid

DIY can only go so far—sometimes, you need the help of a pro

Get Ready to Shop: MUJI Is Lowering Their Prices

It starts today so run to a store near you!

A 100sqm Coffee Shop-Inspired Home

To turn this home in Singapore into a cozy haven, designer Kuay Mei Yee of Distinct Identity perfectly mixed Scandinavian and industrial details

5 Household Uses For Silica Gel Packets

Those tiny things you see in boxes of shoes and new bags go a long way
Load More Stories

Get inspiring design ideas and handy hints.
Subscribe to our newsletter now!