Since my university is near to SM Dasmariñas, I often go there with my girlfriends during long breaks or no-classes. When you ask them what’s my favorite go-to, they will definitely answer Booksale, National Bookstore or PAPEMELROTI! 

“Papemelroti is a specialty shop which carries a wide variety of gifts and decorative accessories.
Today, Papemelroti has evolved into a chain of gift shops that has touched countless lives through it’s unique product lines. Our products reflect values and themes which are important to us – a commitment to and love of God, family, home, country and the environment. Through years of designing, manufacturing and retailing, Papemelroti has become a popular name in the Philippines’ gift and decorative accessories industry.”

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Vintage-inspired and antique-looking crafts, accessories, decorations, typography- they make my heart flutter! And Papemelroti has them all!

 

The name of the shop itself is also very adorable! I just found out that it came from the first syllables of five names: Patsy,Peggy, Meldy, Robert, and Tina. They are the children of Benny and Corit Alejandro who founded the business!

Yesterday, after doing my project in Sociology and Anthropology (photojournalism), my Mom and I decided to go to Papemelroti once again. As always, we are enthralled. Maybe our eyes are twinkling in joy and amazement as we enter the door of “my favorite shop.”

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Mama is such a cutie here!
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Bakit Ma? Mahal ba? HAHAHAHAHA

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If you share the same sentiments with me towards such crafts, feel free to comment below and you can visit the store’s official website: Papemelroti.

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