Monday, September 27, 2010

Girls

Thankful that:

my quick page freebie was posted in both Pickle Mouse Freebie List and Creative Busy Hands
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Ajay, Wina, Gemma and I in the hotel we stayed in

The kit I used is Kara Jones (K-Joi Studios)' My Girl Morgan Kit. It's available in her stores at K-Joi Studios, Digital Scrapbook Pages and A Cherry on Top. The kit was made for Kara's niece Morgan who is almost a teenager but thinks she is grown up! This kit is jampacked with everything you need to scrap those girly pages! 15 papers from tie-dyed papers to floral patterns and textured solids. There are over 20 different elements including flowery clustered frames, in both shadowed and unshadowed versions. Thrown in are some little eyelets, hearts and tags as well. You will find 10 word arts in this kit that you are familiar with if you have a "tween" in your life!

Template: Piccolina Designs
Word art: Kara Jones (K-Joi Studios), My Girl Morgan Kit



Sunday, September 26, 2010

Cute as a button

Thankful that:

the CD tower I want is still on sale
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Bambino on the beach in Mapatag

For this layout I used Snips and Snails Designs' Sweet Summer kit. It's available in her store at Digital Scrap Ink and Divine Digital. This is the perfect kit for scrapping pictures of cooling off on those hot summer days. The kit includes: 15 textured solid and patterned papers, 1 beach ball, 1 paper boat, 1 bow, 2 bubble wands blowing bubbles, 1 button, 1 clothes line with beach towels, 3 popsicle drips, 1 ice cream drip, 2 pairs of flip flops, 2 pairs of floaties, 5 frames, 1 ice cream with cone, 1 journal tag, 1 pail, 1 pool, 3 popsicles, 1 popsicle stick blank, 7 popsicle stick word arts, 1 pop tab ribbon, 2 ribbons, 2 rickracks, 1 shovel, 1 sun and 2 pairs of sunglasses.

Likewise used is a word art from Wordart World by Jennifer's KIDS Word Art Pack. It's available in her store at Gotta Pixel. This pack features 18 fun and unique "kid-friendly" word art images all in individual .png format. This is Vol. 1 of three word art packs.

Template: Lorie M Designs


Saturday, September 25, 2010

Girly birthday party freebie quick page

Thankful that:

our tradition of eating at Dad's every time Hansel returns home continues
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I made this quick page a long time ago and never got around to posting it for the simple reason that I forgot. Thus, before this becomes lost again in the recesses of my memory I'm giving it away now. This quick page was made with Kathy Winters Designs' Girly Birthday Party kit. For a description of the kit and its preview please see the June 4, 2010 post.


http://www.4shared.com/file/zMD7UYBM/lawyerlyn_qp_kwd_gb.html

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Friday, September 24, 2010

Brothers

Thankful that:

I have a job
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Jello and Justin, my two lovable nephews

I used Snickerdoodle Designs' Artist In Me Kit for my layout. It's available in her store at DigiScrapStation. For a description of the kit as well as a look see of its preview please see post immediately below.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Artist at work

Thankful that:

Hansel was not too late for his medical appointment
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Justin, my artistic nephew.

The kit I used is Snickerdoodle Designs' Artist In Me Kit. It's available in her store at DigiScrapStation. The Artist In Me is a kit full of watercolor papers in vibrant green, blue, lilac, and peach tones. Complete with easel and paint brush, you will have no trouble designing your own artistic layouts! Papers were designed at 300 dpi, 12 X 12, and saved in jpeg format. Elements were designed at 300 dpi and saved in png format. This kit contains: 20 papers, 1 alpha, 2 masks, and 98 elements: 1 chair, 2 easels, 2 bead spills, 3 book plates, 1 branch, 3 paint brushes, 2 butterflies, 4 buttons, 4 corner ribbons, 3 straight ribbons, 2 ropes, 2 painted flowers, 2 screwheads, 2 floral branches, 2 staples, 3 string ties, 3 price tags, 5 paper ties, 1 wire hanger, 1 work light, 3 flourishes, 4 frames, 1 framed photo, 4 gems, 2 jeweled circles, 2 journling tags, 2 leaves, 2 masks, 2 ribbon page wraps, 3 paint daubs, 2 paint drips, 6 paint splats, 3 tubes of paint, 1 artists palette, 3 paper flowers, 2 photo turns, 2 picture hooks, 1 raffia bow, and 7 curly ribbons.

Alpha: Snickerdoodle Designs, Artist In Me Kit

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Forever friends

Thankful that:

the heavy rain stopped and didn't cause any flooding
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I used Band Geek Designs' Blush and Bashful Kit for this layout. It's available in her store at Scrappin Digi Kreations. For a description of the kit and its preview, please see post immediately below.

Wordart World by Jennifer's All Mixed Up Alpha Pack is the alpha used in this layout. It's available at Gotta Pixel. This "Angel" alpha pack features over 300 individual character files, including upper case and lower case letters, symbols and numbers. Each character comes in a variety of colors and patterns so that you can mix-and-match them in your layouts. For Personal Use and/or Scrap 4 Hire purposes only.

Template: Samantha Davis (aka SammyD)

This layout is also my entry to Scrappin Digi Kreations' Sketch Me Up Challenge. The challenge will run until the 2nd October and all participants will be eligible for a $4 GV to Designed by Ellie's section of the store. Just download the template given, create your layout, post in the 2010 Sketch Gallery and leave a comment with a link to your layout or post in the forum. How easy is that?!

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Pure joy

Thankful that:

Hansel and I didn't have any difficulty in getting a taxi
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Indang and her granddaughter Tange

The kit used for this layout is Band Geek Designs' Blush and Bashful Kit. It's available in her store at Scrappin Digi Kreations. The kit has beautiful and soft colors to scrap all those precious moments in your life. Included are:
12 papers (patterned and solid), 1 alpha (upper, lower, numbers, and punctuation), 2 solid ribbon, 1 dotted ribbon, 1 curly bow ribbon, 3 buttons, 2 button circles, 2 paper flowers, 2 fabric flowers, 1 paper leaf, 1 heart scatter, 1 inked heart, 1 pearl border, 1 pearl frame, 1 brown frame, 2 sequins, 2 gems, 1 row of stitching, 1 branch rub on, 1 branch chipboard, 1 scallop border, 5 word strips

The word art used is from Wordart World by Jennifer's Moments Word Art Pack. It's available in her store at Gotta Pixel. This pack features 17 unique word art images that are so versatile they could be used over and over again! Each word art comes in an individual .png file and may be used for Personal Use and/or Scrap for Hire purposes only.

Template: Melissa A. Haggerty aka Scrapping My Buns Off


Monday, September 20, 2010

Good dog

Thankful that:

Hansel and I had a nice Korean meal
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This dog was so protective of me that she followed me as I walked alone on the beach.

The alpha I used is Wordart World by Jennifer's Mystic Alpha Pack. It's available in her store at Gotta Pixel. This "Mystic" alpha pack features six full sets of capital letters, numbers and punctuation all in the colors shown in the preview. Each alpha comes in an individual .png file and may be recolored, resized or modified to suit your needs. For Personal Use and/or Scrap 4 Hire purposes only.

Kit: Chaos Lounge, Kim B’s September colour challenge freebie
Template: Chrissy W

Sunday, September 19, 2010

Iris

Thankful that:

the whole roof has been replaced
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Iris is a lovely girl, both inside and out. Every time I see her she is always helping her aunt take care of her kids.

I used Steadfast and Immovable's Divine Nature Kit for this layout. It's available in her stores at Faith Sisters and Scrap it Sassy.

The template I used also came from the set Divine Nature 12x12 Templates by Steadfast and Immovable. The templates are also available at Faith Sisters and Scrap it Sassy.

For a description of the kit and template as well as their previews, please see post immediately below.

Alpha: Steadfast and Immovable, Divine Nature Kit

Saturday, September 18, 2010

Jam

Thankful that:

Hansel and I got a look at the units in Stratford Residences
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Jam is Hansel's niece. She saved me from a sticky situation once, for which I am truly grateful.

For the layout I used Steadfast and Immovable's Divine Nature Kit. It's available in her stores at Faith Sisters and Scrap it Sassy. This kit has a wide variety of opportunities for digital needs from teens, girls and babies. This kit has 1 complete alpha, upper and lower case, numbers and symbols, 18 papers, and 32 individual elements (59 total after some elements are re-colored): 8 angel girls, 2 circles flower shapes, 2 bows, 2 buttons, 3 colored clouds, 3 transparent clouds, 2 curly ribbons, 1 plaid flower with leaves, 5 solid fabric flowers, 3 flowers, 1 circle flower, 3 folded ribbons, 2 cloud frames, 1 lace frame, 2 oval frames, 1 ruffled lace circle, 2 sets of leaves, 2 birds, 2 ribbons, 2 rickracks, 1 set of stars, 2 sets of stitches, 3 straight ribbons, 1 sun in the clouds, 1 divine nature tag, 1 blank tag, and 1 torch head.

The template I used also came from the set Divine Nature 12x12 Templates by Steadfast and Immovable. The templates are also available at Faith Sisters and Scrap it Sassy. These 4 templates coordinate with the Divine Nature kit. They come in PSD files only and are CU friendly.

Alpha: Steadfast and Immovable, Divine Nature Kit


Friday, September 17, 2010

Always together

Thankful that:

Hansel and I had lunch and dinner together
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Hansel and I on top of what we call Mount Pakpak (Wing)

For this layout I used Keley Designs' Happy Easter kit. It's available in her stores at Keley Designs and Scrap Team. Included in the kit are 8 papers and 44 individual elements: 4 bows, 4 buttons, 2 flowers, 4 folded ribbons, 1 frame, 2 leaves, 4 paper clips, 2 rabbits, 2 ribbons, 8 rubans, 2 staples, 3 stitches and 6 strings.

Always together, the word art used, belongs to the Together Word Art Pack by Wordart World by Jennifer. It's available in her store at Gotta Pixel. This "Together" word art pack features 8 coordinating word art images. Each image comes in an individual .png file and may be recolored, resized or modified to suit your needs.

Template: Angie Kovacs Digital Designs



Thursday, September 16, 2010

beach bum kit

I just got to have Cari Cruse's Beach Bum kit because I've got so many pictures taken on the beach.



http://sunshinestudioscraps.com/shop/product.php?productid=3735&cat=0&page=1

Santan

Thankful that:

the taxi we were riding in didn't figure in an accident
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Santan is an ornamental plant which originally came from India

I used The Brown Owl's Ladybugs are Dotty for my layout. It is available in her store at DigiScrapStation. For a description as well as a preview of the kit please see post immediately below.

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Jezebelle

Thankful that:

my guardian angel is always looking out for me
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Jezebelle fondly called Nene is the only daughter of Tiboy and Liclic

The kit used is The Brown Owl's Ladybugs are Dotty which is available in her store at DigiScrapStation. This is a ladybug kit with 20 papers and 54 elements. Papers were designed at 300 ppi, 12x12 and saved in jpeg format. The elements were designed in 300 ppi and saved in png format. Some elements have a shadow. The elements include: 1 binder clip, 2 staples, 2 borders, 3 bows, 3 ladybug fairies, 1 button, 2 photo corners, 1 dot element, 2 eyelets, 2 ribbon fasteners, 4 flowers, 6 frames, 2 hearts, 3 journal tags, 4 ladybugs, 5 leaves, 1 pocket, 1 pocket cluster, 3 ribbons, 1 ribbon wrap, 2 scatters -- the heart scatter is very nice on a dark background -- and 3 word arts.



Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Apple of my eye

Thankful that:

I was able to squeeze myself in the LRT
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Manang Gigi gave Hansel apples and oranges when she went to visit him in the hospital.

I used Kathy Winters Designs' Apple of My Eye kit. It can be found in the Chickadee September Grab Bag at Scrappity-Doo-Dah.

Template: Tanya's Crossbone Cuts
Word art: Kathy Winters Designs, Apple of My Eye kit


Monday, September 13, 2010

Rondavel

Thankful that:

I did not have to check in my tote bag as it can't be locked
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A rondavel is an African-style building which is round, free-standing, usually with a thatched roof.

The kit I used is Karla Designs' Africa. It's available in her store at DigiScrapStation. For a description of the kit and to see its preview please see post immediately below.

Template: Cindi Nester

DSSA CT Call

If you want to work with free kits from great designers, then you should consider being a member of a Creative Team. And wouldn't you know it, but DigiScrapStation is having a Creative Team call.


Interested? Then send Kathy, the CT coordinator, an e-mail at the address in the ad before the 30th of this month. I assure you, you wouldn't regret it. I know I don't.

Thursday, September 9, 2010

Mask

Thankful that:

the results of my Fasting Blood Sugar was normal
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A mask at the African area of Window of the World in Shenzhen, China

For this layout I used Karla Designs' Africa kit which is available at DigiScrapStation. This is a kit with rich colors and realistic elements in the African style. It contains 66 elements 10 papers.



Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Let's celebrate

Thankful that:

I was able to hear Mass, as today is Mama Mary's birthday
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After dinner everybody went to check out our room at the Mount Malarayat Golf & Country Club.

I used Gabs-Art's Celebration kit which is available in her store at Scrappity-Doo-Dah. The kit contains 15 papers and 40 elements.

Template: Lea & Ugo Scrap


Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Overcast

Thankful that:

I am no longer an on-call CT at Scrappin Digi Kreations but a permanent one
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On a clear day you can see the South China Sea from a certain spot in Tam-awan Village. The day being overcast on the day we were there not even a glimpse of the sea could be seen.

I used Tiger Lily’s Digis by Lisa Jo's Countryside Garden kit for this layout. It's available in her store at Designs in Digital. How sweet and pretty are the gardens that surround a cottage or countryside home? Those beautiful gardens are the inspiration for this kit with a bit of a vintage feel to it. Included are: 9 solid textured papers, 9 patterned textured papers, 1 bow, 2 brackets, 5 brads, 1 button, 2 clips, 3 frame, 2 twisted ribbons, 1 ribbon with binder clip, 1 scatter, 4 stickers, 5 flowers, 2 flat ribbons, 2 sets of stitches, 2 swirls, and 2 tags.

The alpha used is Wordart World by Jennifer' Boyz. It'll soon be available in her store at Gotta Pixel.

Template: Rainy Dayz Designs


Monday, September 6, 2010

Adventure

Thankful that:

Arlin said yes to my request
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Bambino at the Seven Suites Hotel Observatory

I used Audra's Little Scraps' Play Time Kit for this layout. It's available in her store at Scrappin Digi Kreations. For a description of the kit as well as its preview, see post immediately below.

I used the word art adventure from Wordart World by Jennifer's Adventure Word Art Pack. It's available at Gotta Pixel. This word art pack features 7 high-quality images all in individual .png files. Each image may be recolored or altered to suit your layout. For Personal Use and/or Scrap 4 Hire purposes only.

Template: Snuggle Berry Pie Designs

Sunday, September 5, 2010

Thatta boy

Thankful that:

I'm almost done with uploading my layouts on Facebook
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Bambino attempted to climb this tree but his feet stayed firmly on the ground. Recognizing his failure he ended up hugging it.

For this layout I used Audra's Little Scraps' Play Time Kit. It's available in her store at Scrappin Digi Kreations. Play Time is a bright fun kit packed full with 42 elements and 12 great papers. Be sure to check the store for the coordinating Play Time Alpha 1 and Play Time Alpha 2 as well as the Play Time Alpha Quick Page Collection. For an even better deal they are also available all together as a Play Time Value Bundle.

I also used the word art thatta boy from Wordart World by Jennifer's Toddlers Word Art Pack. You can get it from her store at Gotta Pixel. This word art pack features 7 high-quality images all in individual .png files. Each image may be recolored or altered to suit your layout. For Personal Use and/or Scrap 4 Hire purposes only.

Template: Brownie Scraps (Brenda)