Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Breakfast

Thankful that:

the biopsy results or the breast scan did not reveal any cancerous cells
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Before proceeding to Hong Kong Disneyland we had breakfast at this restaurant and I ordered cuttlefish, I think, noodle soup.

I used Sue Wood Designs' Little Whispers Digital Kit which is available at Scrappin Digi Kreations. For a preview of the kit as well as its description please see post below.

The template used belongs to Tiger Lily's Digis by Lisa Jo's TLD's Template Set 29 which can be found in her store at Designs in Digital.


Monday, November 29, 2010

Our little angel from heaven

Thankful that:

I was able to send an SMS to Radio Veritas for Ninang Chit's prayer intention
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On our way to Melbourne we stopped at Bega Cheese in Bega, New South Wales. Here's Mia in one of the playground attractions.

For this layout I used Sue Wood Designs' Little Whispers Digital Kit which can be found at Scrappin Digi Kreations. This is a beautiful and fun kit for the more wintry of your photos. In the pale cornflower blue, icecream and gold colors this kit would be great used on baby photos too. There are lots of whimsical elements, stitching, frames bows, buttons, etc. plus 14 papers. Textured, lightly aged and patterned, these papers look great each on its own or use them to compliment each other.

The word art is from Wordart World by Jennifer's Angel Word Art Pack. It's available in her store at Gotta Pixel. This word art pack features 6 unique word art images. Each image comes in an individual .png file and may be recolored, resized or modified to suit your needs.

Template: Bellabeluga


Sunday, November 28, 2010

Settlements of American Indians

Thankful that:

Sandie Brewster got my little package which I sent through snail mail
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This tepee which is one of the American Indian settlements can be found in the North American section of Window of the World in Shenzhen, China.

For this layout I used Steadfast and Immovable's Counting Our Blessings Kit which you can get at Faith Sisters. For a description as well as a preview of the kit please see post immediately below.

Template: WM Squared Designs (kendallt)

Saturday, November 27, 2010

Pizza

Thankful that:

Beth Sorianosos' operation was likewise successful
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On the eve of my departure for Australia we ordered pizza for my despedida party.

The kit I used for this layout is Steadfast and Immovable's Counting Our Blessings Kit which is available in her store at Faith Sisters. This Thanksgiving Kit is about counting our blessings. It has 23 individual elements, 30 papers and one complete alpha with upper, lower, numbers and symbols. The elements include three binder clips, 5 buttons, two curved elements, three flowers, two circular, rectangular, and square frames, three leaves, 1 twig, two ribbons, three singular rick-racks, three combo rick-racks, 1 journal tag, three sizes and types of stitches, 1 set of bowls with food, 1 circular pilgrim couple, 1 gravy boat, 1 Indian, 1 mixed fruit, 1 pie, 1 pilgrim couple, 1 pumpkin patch, 1 turkey and 1 turkey dinner.

Template: Zoe Pearn Designs




Word art: Tlc Creations

Friday, November 26, 2010

Joy

Thankful that:

I'm no longer having too much difficulty in getting on and off the bed
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Bambino meets Santa Claus at Myer in Melbourne

For this layout I used Keley Designs' Christmas Is Coming which is available in her store at Scrap-Team. The kit includes 09 papers and 45 individual elements.

Word art: Keri Schueller



Thursday, November 25, 2010

Ugnayan Bridge

Thankful that:

my Pirates in Peter Pan layout (please see December 9, 2010 post) has been chosen to grace Digiscrapstation's newsletter
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The Ugnayan Bridge at Tam-awan Village symbolizes the tie-up between the lowland and the highland people.

I used Prairie Woman Design's Sun and Rain kit for this kit. It's available in her store at DigiScrapStation. For a preview as well as a description of the kit, please see post immediately below.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Sculptures

Thankful that:

I applied for a CT position at Meagan's Creations and was immediately accepted
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The sculptures in the garden of The Manor Hotel in Camp John Hay.

For this layout I used Prairie Woman Design's Sun and Rain kit. It's available in her store at DigiScrapStation. Into each life a little rain must fall...but the sun always comes back out again. This collection is taken from nature. Sunny colors and elements with rain too. It is perfect to use during the change of seasons...be it from summer to fall or winter to spring. There are papers for rainy days, sunny days, and some in between. Elements include grasses, flowers and a few watery accents. This is a large kit suitable for scrapping everything from children to nature. The kit contains: 14 custom backgrounds, 2 watercolored, 5 buttons with separate stitch, 1 beaded chain, 3 clips, one ornamented, 1 vase with flowers, 3 grassy clusters, 1 golden sunshine overlay, 1 raindrop overlay, 4 flower clusters, 2 pink, 1 yellow, 1 orange, 3 paper flowers, 2 feathers, 2 tags, 2 bent photo frames, 1 journal spot, 3 embellished frames, 4 ribbons, 2 straight, 2 curved, 2 butterflies and 1 ribbon border.


This layout is also my entry to DigiScrapStation's November Template Challenge. The challenge will run until November 30.


Tuesday, November 23, 2010

My Granny's Purse

Thankful that:

Hansel sent me an SMS from Beirut
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Ann gave Mommy a "My Granny's Purse" for her birthday.

The kit I used is Sara Ellis' Beyond Bliss kit. It is part of her DSD 2010 Grab Bag and is available at Scrappity-Doo-Dah.

The template is also from her Template Tools – Kaley which is likewise available at Scrappity-Doo-Dah. For a preview of the template please see the November 17, 2010 post.

Word art: Sara Ellis, Beyond Bliss


Monday, November 22, 2010

Happiness

Thankful that:

I didn't have to be in the LRT station jostling my fellow passengers just to get inside the train
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On the plane to Hong Kong I was seated beside a fellow Filipina.

I used Tiger Lily's Digis by Lisa Jo's Once Upon A Dream Scrap Kit for this layout. It's available in her store at Designs in Digital. "I know you, I've danced with you once upon a dream…" This is a line from a wonderful film, Sleeping Beauty and the inspiration for this kit. The kit has a dreamy and romantic feel to it with its clouds and flowers as well as a mix of pinks and blues. There are 16 papers in this kit that include 8 solid papers and 8 patterned papers as well as 52 elements that include 2 swirls, 2 stitched buttons, 3 clouds, 7 flowers, 5 frames, 5 ribbons, 8 brads, 1 jeweled button, 3 flower stickers, 1 ladder, 1 curled ribbon, 2 hanging clips, 1 ribbon with flowers, 2 wire stars, 1 gold jeweled swirl, 1 beaded wire, 2 book plates, 1 bookplate on ribbon, 2 sets of stitches, 1 paper tag, 1 string bow with charm and 1 complete blue alpha. There is also a complete pink alpha as a bonus.

Word art: Tlc Creations




Incidentally, this is the layout I submitted for the Surprise Challenge (Scrap a Layout) at Nuthouse Scraps.

Sunday, November 21, 2010

Care

Thankful that:

Manny arranged my computer so that I don't have to sit on a low chair
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Even at a young age Bambino is looking after his sister Mia.

For this layout I used Panda Bear Designs' Garden Fairies kit which is available in her store at DigiScrapStation. For a description of the kit as well as its preview, please see post immediately below.

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Flower for you

Thankful for:

Jel who not only acted as my nurse but was also responsible for taking care of things in the hospital; Ann who even though was sick went with me to the hospital; Manny who took us and fetched us from the hospital; Beth who lent me Jel and helped care for me too
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Mia gave me the flower she picked.

I used Panda Bear Designs' Garden Fairies kit for this layout. It's available at DigiScrapStation. In this kit you will get gorgeous girl fairies wearing flower clothes, a monarch butterfly, blue flower, ladybug flower, pink flower and green leaf fairy. Just think of all that you could do with this kit: birthday party invitations, favors, scrapbook pages, cards. Your only limitation is your imagination. There are 30 papers, 2 photo masks, yellow flower frame oval, bead branch, bead spray, 2 different bouquets of flowers, bench with flowers, butterfly wing border, round bead shaker charm, fairy sitting by the pond, garden fairies word art, flower shaker charm, all different colored flowers circle frame, sparkle border, 6 different fairies stickers, wooden fence plain, wooden trellis plain, wooden fence with flowers, 7 chipboard circles some with fairy faces, blue flower fairy frame, 5 chipboard photo corners, blue flower button, 6 butterflies, two different types, 12 beads - one of each color, 12 flowers - one of each color, 12 flower strips - one of each color, 10 ribbons in different colors, textures and styles, 11 glass brads, 8 bows, 2 different styles, all different colors, ivy border, white picket fence with flowers, white trellis with ivy and flowers, pink flower button, mauve flower frame, pink flower fairy frame, red flower fairy frame, red flower button, red tag with bead branch, wooden trellis with roses and ivy, and journaling tag.




Friday, November 19, 2010

Our family

Thankful that:

Uncle Doming visited me in the hospital
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Vin, Liza, Bambino and Mia on Bambino's 10th birthday.

The word art is from Wordart World by Jennifer's Turkey Time Word Art Pack. It's available in her store at Gotta Pixel. This word art pack features 10 high-quality, Thanksgiving-themed word art images, all in individual .png files. Each image may be recolored or altered to suit your layout.

Kit: DigiSkrapNMomma, Floral Delight
Template: Girl Boy Girl Designs by Jennifer Balding


Incidentally, this is the layout I submitted for the November Font Challenge at Nuthouse Scraps. Please see November 3, 2010 post.

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Sweet memories

Thankful that:

my doctor said that I can go home on Saturday
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Cats and I as well as one of the tour organizers at the Sta. Monica Church in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte.

Used for this layout is Sara Ellis' Sunshine Sugar kit which is available in her store at Scrappity-Doo-Dah.

Likewise used is one of the templates from her Template Tools – Kaley. It also is available from Scrappity-Doo-Dah.

For the previews as well as the descriptions of both the kit and the template, please see post immediately below.

The word art is from Wordart World by Jennifer's Sweet on You Word Art Pack which is available in her store at Gotta Pixel. This word art pack features 9 word art images as pictured. Each image comes in an individual .png file and may be recolored, resized or modified to suit your needs.


Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Perfectly precious

Thankful that:

my operation which lasted for one and a half-hour went well
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Mia in front of the Sydney Opera House

The kit used for this layout is Sara Ellis' Sunshine Sugar kit which is available in her store at Scrappity-Doo-Dah. This kit is full of bright yellows, oranges and reds, with a smidge of green and blue that it can brighten anyone's day. Included are: 12 nicely textured 12x12 papers (solids, semi-solids, and patterns), 1 fabric background with a curled fabric edge 12x almost 12, 1 arrow, 1 bird in birdcage, 1 12x12 overlay grungy edge, 1 12" blingy heart border, 1 12" scalloped glittery border (with and without extra sparkly bling), 1 bow, 1 butterfly, 3 buttons, 1 binder clip, 3 clouds, 3 square flairs, 3 flowers, 2 frames (one with shadow, one with little tag), 1 doodled heart, 1 winged heart, 1 hanging key, 1 bracket mat, 1 rainbow with falling glittery hearts, 1 notepaper, 1 stitching, 1 file tab, 2 tags, 1 tree, 1 turtle, and 1 alpha: a-z, 0-9, &*!{?

The template I used is from her Template Tools – Kaley. It also is available from Scrappity-Doo-Dah.

The word art is from Wordart World by Jennifer's Adorable Word Art Pack which can be found at Gotta Pixel.





Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Pots 'n' Pans, Jelly 'n' Jams quick page 2

Thankful that:

my room at the Philippine General Hospital was nice: I had a view of the outside world as seen on two sides of the room and for next-door neighbors I had the offices of the head nurses
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This quick page is my second contribution to Pots 'n' Pans, Jelly 'n' Jams Mega Album which is available at NutHouse Scraps. It was made using NutHouse Scraps Team' Pots 'n' Pans, Jelly 'n' Jams Mega Collection.

Monday, November 15, 2010

Pots 'n' Pans, Jelly 'n' Jams quick page 1

Thankful that:

my Winter Fun layout (see December 3, 2010 post) was chosen as one of the Gallery Standouts (GSO) at Gotta Pixel
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This quick page is my first contribution to Pots 'n' Pans, Jelly 'n' Jams Mega Album which is available at Nuthouse Scraps. This is a 20-page full-size (12 inches by 12 inches) album of beautiful instant pages from the incredible Pots 'n' Pans, Jelly 'n' Jams Mega Collection. These designer pages are all you need to plop down your favorite photos instantly into a one-hour finished beauty! Simply slip the photos of choice behind/under the transparent places in each page, resize them, and then save them with a new name. Page done - NEXT!


Sunday, November 14, 2010

Pavlova

Thankful that:

I passed by a Western Union outlet before I went to hear Mass in Greenbelt
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Liza made the pavlova, Cha provided the toppings, and the kids spread the topping on the pavlova.

I used NutHouse Scraps Team' Pots 'n' Pans, Jelly 'n' Jams Mega Collection for this layout. The megakit is available at Nuthouse Scraps. Please see post below for a description of the kit as well as its preview.

Template: Trixie Scraps Designs
Word art: NutHouse Scraps Team, Pots 'n' Pans, Jelly 'n' Jams Mega Collection

Saturday, November 13, 2010

Sushi

Thankful that:

the pasta I cooked was somewhat okay
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Mia makes sushi. For the toppings she uses teriyaki fish fillets and cooked tuna.

For this layout I used NutHouse Scraps Team' Pots 'n' Pans, Jelly 'n' Jams Mega Collection. It's available at Nuthouse Scraps. Whether it's for holidays, special occasions, or just Sunday dinner, the kitchen is the heart of a home. Use this delightful Mega Kit to scrap favorite recipes, photos from dinners, or of flour on the cook's nose; of the family Grill Chef with the squirt bottle, or your close-up of a favorite decadent dessert sitting all plated up and ready to eat. Pots'n'Pans, Jelly'n'Jams is a collaboration of 12 Nuthouse Designers. It's an incredible cozy kitchen-inspired theme with a touch of retro, a touch of nostalgia, and a touch of modern; you're going to love the colors of this collection: in shades and tints of Martini Olive green (you could have yours virgin if you want!), Blueberry Icing, Banana Yellow, Honeydew Iced Green, Portabello Caps Brown, Wine Jelly, Toasted Almond Brown, Strawberry Jam Red, Butter Squash Gold, Orange Marmalade, and Homemade Sweet Pickle Relish Green. 16 products have been rolled into this Mega Collection for a large savings to you. In this mega collection, you'll find 67 papers, 133 elements, 1 alpha and 9 pieces of word art.

Template: Dodie V. Sarchet-Waller
Word art: NutHouse Scraps Team, Pots 'n' Pans, Jelly 'n' Jams Mega Collection


Friday, November 12, 2010

Boo

Thankful that:

I was able to bring Hansel's allergy medicine and maps to his office
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These are some of the Halloween decorations Ann and Manny have. The tombstones were even made by Manny himself.

For this layout I used Snips and Snails Designs' Spooky which is available in her store at Divine Digital. For a description of the kit and its preview, please see post immediately below.

The word art is part of Wordart World by Jennifer's / Halloween Volume 1 Word Art Pack which is available in her store at Gotta Pixel. This word art pack features 9 high-quality Halloween-themed word art images and one cobweb element, 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.


Thursday, November 11, 2010

Bratz

Thankful that:

my Sweet Dreams layout has been chosen for publication in Scrap Street magazine
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Ann made Halloween costumes for her Bratz dolls.

The kit I used for this layout is Snips and Snails Designs' Spooky which is available in her store at Divine Digital. This Halloween kit is full of whimsical treats. It's sure to delight and frighten and keep those Halloween memories alive for years to come. The kit includes: 20 papers, 1 bat, 1 bow, 3 candies, 1 cat, 4 clouds, 2 cloud clusters, 1 fence, 5 single picture frames, 2 multi-picture frames, 1 ghost, 1 hill, 1 house, 1 matte, 4 gems, 2 moons, 1 owl, 1 path, 4 pumpkins, 1 pumpkin treat holder, 2 ribbons, 1 skeleton, 10 stars, 1 swirl, 3 tombstones, 1 tree, 1 trim, 1 witch's feet, 1 witch's hat, and 1 witch's kettle.

Template: Jacabean Designs

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Highlands Coffee

Thankful that:

for Mommy's birthday dinner celebration we had two different kinds of pizza from Amici, sans rival gelato from Cara Mia and wine
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Gemma, Wina, Ajay and I at the Highlands Coffee shop.

The kit I used is MC Designs' Coffee tea and hot chocolate kit. It's available in her shop at NutHouse Scraps. For a description of the kit as well as its preview, please see post immediately below.

The word art is part of Wordart World by Jennifer's 101 Words Grab Bag which is available at Gotta Pixel. This grab bag features 101 stylized words, which may be used for commercial use and/or for personal use. Each image comes in an individual .png file and may be recolored, resized or modified to suit your needs. The following words are included in the grab bag, which come in multiple styles, colors and fonts: Adorable, Adventure, Always, Beautiful, Believe, Charity, Cherish, Courage, Cute, Faith, Family, Forever, Friends, Gratitude, Happiness, Home, Joy, Laugh, Love, Lovable, Memories, Moments, Playtime, Precious, Priceless, Remember, Remembering, Special, Sweet, and Together.

Template: Kristin’s Scrap Design