Join us for a Photo Walk on May 19, 2018  with @backpackandaway’s Liz Rañola! 

Learn how to capture stories of your trips, shoot better landscapes and portraits of your family and friends using available light.

 

The fee is P1250/participant, which covers the tour and facilitator fee, as well as our merienda after the walk.  Meetup will be at 1pm at Milagros Private Kitchen.

There will be a 15-minute grace period for participants to be at the meeting place.  To start the afternoon we will have an exchange of ideas and light conversation about photography with the facilitator before we head to Flower Farm for the tour and shoot. After the shoot we will head back to Milagros for merienda and show and tell of photos of the participants from the afternoon’s activity.
 
Photo Walk Points (we’ll be discussing in no particular order):
1. What are your struggles in taking photos during travel?
2. What are the goals of travel photography?
3. What makes a good photograph?
4. What makes a good composition?
5. How do you light your subject (family members or friends) using natural light?
6. What are good tips and tricks in taking photos in new places?
 
Requirements:
– Camera you are very familiar using (slr/dslr or smart phone camera)
– sd/cf/microsd (with adapter) or your camera’s cord attachment to laptop
 
About the Facilitator:
Liz has been a professional events and portraits photographer since 2011, starting out as a wedding photographer at Imagine Nation photography. Her style of photography focuses on use of natural light, candid photography as well as photo journalism.Liz is a world traveller, having backpacked in Myanmar, India, Germany, Prague, Slovakia and the US, to name a few. She has contributed her photos and stories to the Philippine Daily Inquirer and Matador Network.

Join Liz on May 19 for a photowalk afternoon here in Tagaytay as she shares her passion, tips and stories on travel photography.

 

Due to the limited slots (12pax only for this session), we need a confirmation via deposit for participants to confirm their slot.  Secure a slot now!

Thank you and we hope to have you join us on May 19!

Save the Date! Jan 14, 2018 Plant Hanger Workshop at Milagros

MACRAMÉ PLANT HANGER WORKSHOP at MILAGROS

JANUARY 14, 2018 | 1:30PM – 4:30PM
Learn macramé and create the most iconic of all macramé projects: the Plant Hanger. This workshop will take you through various knots, measuring and cutting ropes, tips on how to customize your plant hangers and different ways to create the top of your plant hanger. Learn to divide ropes into separate sections to work individually as well as create basket structure to cradle plant pot/jar.
 
Each participant will receive:
– a macramé kit inclusive of a choice of wooden or metal ring, cotton ropes and beads–enough to make four wall hangings – one during the workshop, and three macramé kits (as take home projects), as well as a plant for the first plant hanger;
– a hearty merienda (with drinks) for participants
 
Session fee is PHP 2,500.00. Only 8 participants will be accommodated for the class.
 
REGISTER NOW! Please contact us by phone (0917.4654617 or 0906.2043248) or email milagroshomecooking@gmail.com (subject: workshopJanuary2017) to register. We will email you the bank details once you register. Please deposit payment & send copy of the deposit slip through email to confirm your registration.

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ABOUT THE TEACHER
Teacher by training, financial literacy advocate by choice, crafter by accident – Gladys Venus Jose learned basic bead work from visiting a Mangyan refugee camp in college.

As a grade school teacher in Palawan, she would make jewelry and would sell them through souvenir shops. As a token for helping organize a music and arts festival, she was allowed to attend a class for free. She joined jewelry making class where she learned macramé.

A lefty crocheter, Gladys makes crocheted bridal bouquets and enjoys kumihimo braiding as well as loom knitting. With a budding green thumb, she has also facilitated Succulent Dish Garden Making and incorporated water plants in her macramé plant hangers. Aside from macramé workshops, she also facilitates workshops in finance, investments and costing.
Check out more of Gladys’ work on her IG @roperepublic, and catch her on our upcoming workshop as she shares her knowledge on creating beautiful customized macrame pieces.

Takatak Project goes to Tagaytay this July!

Yes, The Takatak Project will have another Taka making workshop session here at Milagros this July!

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Through its traditional as well as modern designs created, The Takatak Project  hopes to showcse the Filipino talent as well as give new generation Filipinos a greater appreciation of our traditions and culture. Included in this afternoon of fun is learning how Takas are made, and a painting session  where participants get a chance to learn techniques on how to paint their takas. A “Filipino high tea” merienda, an array of Filipino merienda treats with unlimited iced lemongrass tea, Coffee or Tsokolate is prepared for the participants to indulge in while creating their masterpieces.

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Want to have your own ‪#‎Taka‬ workshop here in Milagros? For groups of 4 or more, you may contact us to schedule a session (inclusive of our Filipino high tea merienda for participants).

Fellow ‪#‎Crafters‬, want to have a ‪#‎workshop‬ here with us? If you would like to have your own workshop or event held at Milagros, please message us for details and menu options! Contact us 09174654617 / 09062043248.

Bonding is more fun when there’s food involved!

Customize your team building activity with a fun and memorable way to learn how to cook! Learn more about our cooking workshops which you can schedule to your team or group’s convenience . So yes, have a unique bonding activity that’s fun and delicious!

Join us for a #Takatak Weekend!

Join us for a weekend of crafts as Mary of Takatak Project shows us the art of creating paper mache horses or Takas, traditional toys crafted from Paete!

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Know the basics of how to make one and paint your own taka as well! What’s more, the workshop is inclusive of all materials as well as a filipino “high tea” set for participants. Spend the afternoon creating your own taka while having a scrumptious merienda of Filipino treats and unlimited drinks*.

We’ve got 12 slots available per day, so register now to ensure yours! Call us 09174654617 / 09062043248 to register or email us with your contact information and the day you wish to join at milagroshomecooking@gmail.com. See you!