Friday, August 22, 2008

2008 Grandparent's e-Newsletter

Dear Friend,

Remember the times when you were little and most of your carefree days would be spent on a playground?

Childhood is such a precious time and the memories of it will forever be a part of us.

Much of the joys we've experienced were made possible through the people who've raised us up, cared for us and whether gently or sternly, taught us life's lessons - our grandparents.

They have influenced our future more than we realize. Let's make sure that the good they've shown us lives on in our lives and is passed on to others!

Happy Grandparents' Day on September 7, 2008!

Grandmas hold our tiny hands for just a little while, but our hearts forever. ~Author Unknown

E-Newsletter Editor

In this issue
Grandparent Collage Frame Craft
Papemelroti Updates
Books for Less
Reseller's Corner
New Products from Papemelroti


Grandparent Collage Frame Craft
A personalized gift any grandparent will be happy to have!

Materials: magazine pages, scissors, glue, thick markers, photocopier, white paper, blank frame (from Papemelroti, bookstores or mall home section), cloth scraps and scrapbooking components (optional)
  1. Take a picture of your grandparent. Make sure he/she is smiling!
  2. Print out the picture and enlarge using a photocopier. The height of the head should be 1/3 the size of your frame.
  3. Cut out the head from the picture. Set aside.
  4. For the back portion of the frame, gather old letters, bright full color magazine pages, other pictures or drawings. Glue onto the frame backing.
  5. Cut a piece of paper for the bottom banner (it doesn't have to be straight!) and with your marker, write your name (you may want to include the date or a special message as well!).
  6. Look for a body for the picture in the magazine or better yet, cut pieces of cloth and form a neck, torso and arms. Glue onto the backing.
  7. You may add lace, buttons, wire shapes, ribbons, paper cutouts and other scrapbook components to the backing.
  8. Glue the head picture and write the title message using your marker on the top portion of the frame. Cover with glass and secure the frame backing to finish the project.

Papemelroti Updates

Come visit the newly renovated Papemelroti SM North EDSA branch! We're now open!
We want you to have a leisurely visit and we've made it delightfully bright with sections for our different product lines. We do hope you like it!

To our Robinson's Place Manila buyers, we're expanding our kiosk into a shop for more items very soon! Watch out for it!

Watch our video of Papemelroti products on parade! See our online video here

Got a Multiply Site? Join our Papemelroti Customers group and be part of a growing community. We want to hear from you. Product suggestions, staff comments and improvements, branch feedback and everything you want us (and others to know about). Share your ideas with us and we hope it will be a fruitful and interactive experience for all of us! Click to

*Some of you have been requesting for new branches in your area. Thank you for all the suggestions! We evaluate new branch locations very carefully. If you would like to see us in the mall nearest your area, please send your request to the leasing manager of that mall to send us an invitation and we will surely check out the space they will offer us.

Worthwhile things to do and go to...

Tutoring Streetkids

Ever wonder what to do when a street kid asks you for money? We asked Kuya Joe Dean Sola of He Cares Foundation. Their mission is to get the kids out of the streets and into good homes and schools. We hope with them that one day, there will be no more Filipino children begging in the streets.

Kuya Joe Dean says you can give them something to eat but don't give them money. Instead, befriend them, be kind to them and show them they don't belong in the streets.

If you want to join others who share this vision, volunteer for He Cares foundation and other charitable organizations working to get the kids off the streets. He Cares now supports 200 scholars but it's a gruelling task to change lives. They need people to help them understand their lessons, teach them good manners and right conduct and most of all, they need people to encourage them that they have a bright future!

If you're part of a school club, organization or group of friends, you can adopt one of the He Cares areas and put up a tutoring pool of volunteers. This way, the kids will have ates and kuyas to help them along the way!

Together, we can make a difference! Visit the He Cares website for more information

Books for Less Updates
EXTENDED: FREE BOOKS!!! worth P500 for every purchase of P500 books!
With your minimum purchase of P500 of regular priced books, get FREE markdown books equal to your purchase!

Want to be a DEALER?
Contact: LANIE DE LEON 633-8584, 633-8557 / 0920-8131020 or email


FYI: Soon to open this August! Books for Less at the 2nd flr. Berkley Square, Commonwealth Ave.

More fyi: Hot drinks on us! For every P250 purchase, get a FREE drink! Spend some downtime with us and enjoy a restful browse among our rich selection of reading material! Stop by your nearest BFL branch today! Click here to see which branch is nearest you! It's easy to find the book you need at Books for Less! Just e-mail or contact the TEXT Hotline at 630-9999 (no format needed). For other BFL inquiries, please e-mail or call 371-4539 for details. For branches and other information visit their updated website at

Reseller's Corner

Papemelroti's inspiring products are one of its kind so be the first to offer them in your area!

How to start? It's easy. We suggest you buy a sample paper products pack and sell it in your school, office or neighborhood. You don't even have to have a brick and mortar storefront. You just need some sample products to show around and just purchase bulk orders from us when you already have orders.

What's more, your succeeding orders will already have the wholesaler discount! If you order from us every month, you'll get the maximum discount and be a Papemelroti partner!

Want to try being a reseller? Click here for more information

New Papemelroti Products!

  • New Jute String Pads #00 Jute Strung Pads, 80 sheets. Made of 100% unbleached recycled paper. Size 5.25" x 4.25". Only P22.00 / $0.63 each.
  • Party Games Paper Pack #15-30 -1 Get a load of these fun and easy games to play at parties, reunions, showers and more! Life is fun! Play the 47 easy games at any type of party. Includes materials needed, number of ideal players, instructions and gameplay variations. A successful event is just a party pack away! P39.75 / $1.14 each
  • Large Waterlily Pillows with a weaved natural look that fits any home. Can be used for sitting on and decor. Size 22" x 22".
  • Secret Bookbox #268-1 Store your precious items literally within the pages of this book turned box! Inside pages are carved out to provide a hidden niche for your jewelry, money, letters etc. P249/ $7.12 each
  • New Designs of One Color Small Notebooks #7299-35 Let Us Rejoice and #7299-36 Philippine Islands Notes from a tropical paradise. Size 4" x 5.5" priced at P18.00/ $0.52 each view
More products at the stores! Click here to order or inquire.

Papemelroti branches are located at: SM City North EDSA 9285828, SM Fairview 9393594, Ali Mall Cubao 9111267, SM Centerpoint 7161580, Glorietta II 8935477, SM Southmall 8064578, SM Megamall 6341270, Sta Lucia East Grand Mall, Robinson's Place Manila, SM San Lazaro 7420143, SM Manila 5218607, SM Clark, Pampanga (045) 4990080, SM Pampanga, Main branch: 91 Roces Avenue 3751069/ 3742442 / 4120887.

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