Friday, December 31, 2010

Winter wonderland

Thankful that:

I was able to clean the dish drainer and dispose of kitchen items we no longer need
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Jello and Justin in Snowy Mountains

Used for this layout is Snips and Snails Designs' Snowflakes and Sugar Cookies kit. It's available in her stores at Divine Digital and Digital Scrap Ink. This winter kit is full of delicious sweets to warm you up on a snowy day. Great for winter or Christmas layouts. The kit includes 15 patterned and textured papers, 1 bow, 1 confetti spill, 1 Christmas tree cookie, 1 star cookie, 1 ornament cookie, 1 stocking cookie, 1 gift cookie, 4 single picture frames, 1 multi-picture frame, 1 glitter spill, 1 hat, 1 cup of hot cocoa, 1 matte, 2 mittens, 1 ornament, 2 ribbons, 2 rickracks, 1 scarf, and 4 snowflakes.

The word art is from Kathy Winters Designs' Winter Wonderland word art pack which contains nine (9) snowflake inspired wordart pieces created in 300 dpi to add a special touch to your winter layouts. The set is available in her store at Ginger Scraps.

Template: Nikki Epperson


Thursday, December 30, 2010

Winter solstice quick page 3

Thankful that:

I was one of the three winners in Trine Secher's (Nothing But Freebies) Christmas card competition. The prize: a pack of original designs from her “Doubles Archive” + a Danish Design Original of my own choice
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This is my third contribution to the Winter Solstice Mega Album which is available at Nuthouse Scraps. It was made using Nuthouse Scraps Team's Winter Solstice Mega Collection. For a preview of the mega album please see two posts below.

The template I used is from Sara Ellis Designs' Template Tools – Kaley. For a preview of the template pack please see November 17, 2010 post.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Winter solstice freebie quick page

Thankful that:

Jojo and I had a nice visit
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This quick page is my second contribution to the Winter Solstice Mega Album which is available at Nuthouse Scraps. It was made using Nuthouse Scraps Team's Winter Solstice Mega Collection. For some reason it was not included in the mega album. This, my dear reader/s, is in your favor, as I have been given permission by the head honcho herself of Nuthouse Scraps to give this as a freebie.

Lest I forget, the preview and description of the mega album are below.

The template I used is from Sara Ellis Designs' Template Tools – Kaley. For a preview of the template pack please see November 17, 2010 post.



http://www.4shared.com/file/7pY7AJUV/lawyerlyn_mn_ws_qp2.html

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Winter solstice quick page 1

Thankful that:

I am freeing my 1 TB EHD from clutter
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This quick page is my first contribution to the Winter Solstice Mega Album which is available at Nuthouse Scraps. It is a 20-page full-size (12 inches by 12 inches) album of designer instant pages from the inspiring Winter Solstice Mega Collection. These designer pages are all you need to plop down your favorite photos instantly into a one-minute finished beauty!

All the Nuthouse Designers and its entire Creative Team of Layout Artists (of which I am one) collaborated on the seasonal Winter Solstice theme for this album of quick pages. As fresh and crisp as a winter's breath, these wintry designs will help you give your holiday and seasonal memories quick and beautiful pages in a snap. It is made from the shades and tints of: December Green. Aurora Teal Blue, Silver, Rich Old Gold, Midnight Purple, Sugared Plums, Berry Merry Red, Holiday Gold, and Iced Pink.

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!

Monday, December 27, 2010

Snowy Hydro

Thankful for:

the very nice Christmas ornament from Georg Jensen given by my Danish friend Eva
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Snowy Hydro is located in Snowy Mountains

Used for this layout is Nuthouse Scraps Team's Winter Solstice Mega Collection which is available at Nuthouse Scraps. For a description of the collection as well as its preview please see post below.

The word art is from Wordart World by Jennifer's Always Word Art Pack. You can get it in her store at Gotta Pixel. This word art pack features 8 high-quality word art images. Each image comes in an individual .png file and may be recolored, resized or modified to suit your needs.

Template: Jen C. Designs

Sunday, December 26, 2010

Snowy Mountains

Thankful that:

we had a nice visit with the Maliglig family in their home
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Vin, Liza, Bambino and Mia pose in front of this giant fish in Snowy Mountains.

For this layout I used Nuthouse Scraps Team's Winter Solstice Mega Collection which is available at Nuthouse Scraps. Enjoy scrapping your winter activities and memories: from sitting snuggled up beside the fire to picking out Christmas trees, from winter night with a hot drink to play days in the snow with the Winter Solstice Mega Collection. The palette of colors making up this collection run from purple, teal, green, red, golden, and the lightest tints of mauve and blue. The contrasts between the rich, deep colors and the brilliant light ones make this collection a flexible mix of winter and December. The Winter Solstice Mega Collection is a collaboration of 9 NutHouse Scraps designers. There are 11 mini-kits: 54 Papers and 120 elements comprising the entire kit.

The word art is from Wordart World by Jennifer's Priceless Word Art Pack which is available at Gotta Pixel. This word art pack features 8 versatile word art images that will add that final touch to your layout or project. Each image comes in an individual .png file and may be recolored, resized or modified to suit your needs.

Template: Jen Yurko

Saturday, December 25, 2010

Family Christmas memories

Thankful for:

the gift of the Child Jesus and for the gift of family and friends
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Half of the Ramirez family on Christmas morning in the Philippines, the other half being in Sydney.

The kit used for this layout is Steadfast and Immovable's Christmas Treats kit which you can get in her store at Faith Sisters. For a preview of the kit as well as its description, please see post below.

The word art is part of Wordart World by Jennifer's Christmas Word Art Pack which is available at Gotta Pixel. This word art pack features a variety of secular and religious Christmas-themed words and sayings that will add that final touch to your scrapbooking creation. Images may be recolored or modified to suit your layout; each image comes in an individual, high quality .png file.

Template: Manda's Scrappin Creations

Friday, December 24, 2010

Cookies

Thankful that:

I saw the reliquary of St. John Bosco at the St. John Bosco Parish Church
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These are the cookies that I gave away as Christmas present.

Used for this layout is Steadfast and Immovable's Christmas Treats. It's available in her store at Faith Sisters. This adorable gingerbread style kit has one complete alpha (upper, lower, numbers and symbols), 27 papers, and 12 individual elements (two frames, three ribbons, three wrap ribbons, five brads, three flowers, two frames, thirteen gingerbread cookies, two gingerbread persons - boy and girl, one gingerbread house, three rickracks, two stitches, and one swirl).

Template: Girl Talk (Fairon)


Thursday, December 23, 2010

Toboggan

Thankful that:

it didn't take me a long time at the Makati Central Post Office to pick up the parcel from my Danish friend Eva
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Mar, Cha, Jello and Justin all tried their hand in tobogganing down the slopes of Mount Selwyn

Used for this layout are buttons from Wordart World by Jennifer's Christmas Buttons. They're available at Gotta Pixel. This pack features 31 high-quality Christmas-themed buttons. Each image comes in an individual .png file and may be recolored, resized or modified to suit your needs.

Kit: Wee Faerie, Snow Angel
Template: Autumn Heart

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Merry Christmas freebie card

Thankful that:

our Christmas decors are now put up
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I and the other members of Keley Designs' Creative Team made Christmas cards using her Merry Christmas kit which is available at Scrap-Team.



Here is a preview of what I had made:



and its link:
http://www.4shared.com/file/xwunJluY/KD_CardMerryChristmas_byMarlyn.html

So if you haven't done yet your Christmas cards, check out the cards made by my fellow CT members:

Ana - http://mocarteira.blogspot.com/
Claudio - http://divadeldiseno.blogspot.com/
Gisela - http://gisabertoloni.blogspot.com/
Kovaxk - http://borsmustar.blogspot.com/
Lu Martins - http://cantinhodalumartins.blogspot.com/
Shirley - http://www.blogkoisasdemenina.blogspot.com/
Tamires_Giroto - http://scrapsdatamy.blogspot.com/

Unicorn Fantasy freebie quick page

I made a quick page with Wilma4Ever's Unicorn Fantasy Full Size kit. You can get it at Nuthouse Scraps.

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Follow your dreams

Thankful that:

Cha, Ann and I went shopping and had dinner together
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We didn't need to cross this bridge to reach Bomod-ok Falls. We were taken here for the scenery and, yes, to experience, being on a hanging bridge.

I used Wilma4Ever's Unicorn Fantasy Full Size kit for this layout. It's available in her store at Nuthouse Scraps. For a description of the kit and its preview please see post below.

The template used is from Meagan’s Creations' Template Set Volume 4 which you can get at Stuff to Scrap. For a preview of the template pack please see the December 1, 2010 post.

The word art is from Wordart World by Jennifer's Dream Word Art Pack which is available at Gotta Pixel. This pack features 8 word art images that will add that final touch to almost any layout, card or hybrid project. Each word art is in an individual, high quality .png file and may be used for Personal Use and/or Scrap 4 Hire purposes. Each word art may be recolored or altered to suit your design.


Monday, December 20, 2010

Bell

Thankful that:

I got my scanner to work
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Sagada, it's written on this bell, was established in 1921.

For this layout I used Wilma4Ever's Unicorn Fantasy Full Size kit. It's available in her store at Nuthouse Scraps. This kit was made when the designer got a special request from one of her customers who wanted to have something with unicorns and liked blue and purple. This kit which has 22 papers and 100 various elements can be used for any kind of scrapbooking project. In the kit are a lot of flowers, sparkles, clusters, frames, landscapes, a house, an umbrella, a barrel, a seesaw, benches, pearls, leaves, an elf, a fairy, a broom.

Template: JK Creations
Word art: Wordart World by Jennifer


Sunday, December 19, 2010

True princess

Thankful that:

I was able to give my donation to the parish priest of the San Ildefonso Parish
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Cha pretended to smell Mia's feet and then made a funny face to show that Mia's feet were smelly. Funny Tita Cha.

Two kits, both by Meagan's Creations, were used to make this layout: It's a Girl Thing and Boys and Girls Mini Kit. They're available at Stuff to Scrap.

The It's a Girl Thing kit is perfect for all those pictures of your darling girls! Packed with 32 elements, 12 papers and a pink sparkly alpha, this kit is very versatile! Alpha includes numbers and some symbols. You can also purchase this kit as part of the Boys and Girls Mega Collab. Breakdown of elements: 1 bow, 1 butterfly stamp, 1 binder clip, 2 princess crowns, 3 button flairs, 3 flowers, 2 paper flowers, 2 glitter frames, 1 tied frame, 1 glitter swirl, 1 glitter splat, 2 glitter tags, 2 felt hearts, 1 lady bug, 2 straight ribbons, 1 sparkle, 1 cluster, 1 stapled ribbon, 1 felt star, 1 stitched page border, 1 row of stitches, and 1 button tree.

The freebie Boys and Girls Mini Kit has 5 papers and 10 elements in both boy and girl colors. Elements include: 2 button flairs - 1 girl and 1 boy, 1 paper flower, 2 glitter swirls, 1 stapled ribbon, 2 felt stars, 1 stitch and 1 glitter tag.

The template used is from Sara Ellis Designs' Template Tools – Kaley. For a preview of the template please see the November 17, 2010 post.

Word art: Ginger’s House


Saturday, December 18, 2010

Bonnets

Thankful that:

a classmate in elementary and high school is no longer displeased with me
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Hansel bought two bonnets to take with him to Italy. I thought this would make a good accessory for our Christmas card photo but because I didn't like these photos I had to use another one for our card and these photos were scrapped for this layout.

For this layout I used Steadfast and Immovable's Feelin' A Little Frosty kit which you can get at Faith Sisters. For a description of the kit and its preview please see post below.

Template: Unknown

Friday, December 17, 2010

Snowman

Thankful that:

I have a blog follower, Elaine (Elaine Therese Digital Designs)
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Justin and the others made this snowman when they went to Snowy Mountains

The kit used for this layout is Steadfast and Immovable's Feelin' A Little Frosty kit which is available in her store at Faith Sisters. Feelin' A Little Frosty is a snow-filled, snowman and snowflake themed kit. The two main characters are a snowman couple the designer's mom made many years ago. It was personally photographed and extracted by the designer. This kit has two alphas (one complete with upper, lower, numbers, and symbols. The other circle alpha has upper case only), 18 papers, 15 individual elements which include one snow branch, three buttons, two frames, three frosty swirls, one glove, two scalloped circle with snow girl and snow boy, four snowflake ribbons, five snowflakes, one snowman snowglobe, one figurine snowman, the main character snowman couple - boy and girl, one set of snowman with snow pile, and a frosty, cold tree.

Template: geniaBeana Scraps


Thursday, December 16, 2010

Happy birthday to me

Thankful that:

even if I was not around at a party I was not disqualified from receiving a raffle draw prize
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Bambino celebrates his monthly birthday. At this time he is 1 year and 9 months old

The kit used for this layout is Meagan’s Creations' Boys Will Be Boys kit which is available in her store at Stuff to Scrap. This kit is for the boys! With a great color scheme, this kit has 13 papers, 31 elements and a full letter and numerical alpha. You can purchase this along with the "It's a Girl Thing" kit in the Boys and Girls Mega Kit for a lower cost! Breakdown of elements: 1 bow, 2 cars, 1 binder clip, 1 dirt splat, 1 dot splatter, 3 button flairs, 3 paper flowers, 1 flower, 1 glitter frame, 2 tied frame, 1 glitter swirl, 2 monsters, 2 felt hearts, 2 straight ribbons, 1 stapled ribbon, 1 felt star, 3 stitches, 2 torn cardboard tags, 1 button tree, and 1 chicken wire piece.

The word art is from Wordart World by Jennifer's My Birthday Word Art Pack which you can get at Gotta Pixel. This birthday-themed word art pack features 7 high-quality word art images. Each image comes in an individual .png file and may be recolored, resized or modified to suit your needs.

Template: A Grieving Mommy


Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Treadle pump

Thankful for:

the numerous gift coupons which Jen (Wordart World by Jennifer) gave me for my Christmas present. It was like having my very own blog train.
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It's no wonder that water did not come out from the pump, for Hansel instead of using his feet (hence, the name treadle pump) used his arm instead.

The word art used in this layout is from Wordart World by Jennifer's Thankful Word Art Pack which you can get 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: Deatles, Fall's Bounty
Template: Neverland Scraps

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

I love us

Thankful for:

the early Christmas present (gift certificates to two stores) Stephanne (Snips and Snails Designs) gave me
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Hansel and I goofing around at the Manila Memorial Park

For this layout I used one of the word art from Wordart World by Jennifer's Us Word Art Pack which is available in 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.

Kit: Elaine Therese Digital Designs, Life is Good
Template: Lauren Grier (lbanasiak)

Monday, December 13, 2010

Live life from your heart

Thankful that:

a friend of Vin's from Australia showed us a video of Bambino and Mia in their new house
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Hansel and I at the grounds of the Boracay Regency

Used for this layout is Keley Designs' Like A Fairy Tale kit. It's available at Scrap-Team and in her own store. This digital kit includes 09 papers and 56 individual elements. This kit has soft, lovely colors. It is so pretty that I had to use it in my next year's calendar.

The template is from Tiger Lily's Digis by Lisa Jo's TLD's Template Set 29 which is available in her store at Designs in Digital. For a preview of the template pack please see November 30, 2010 post.

Word art: Samantha Davis aka SammyD Kreations

This layout is also my entry to Scrappin Digi Kreations' 2010 November Birthday Challenges.


Sunday, December 12, 2010

Christmas memories

Thankful that:

a city ordinance has been passed banning the lighting up and even the selling of firecrackers for the Christmas holidays
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Wina, Jojo and I in front of the huge Christmas tree in Robinsons Place Manila. Ajay took these pictures with her new camera.

I used Snips and Snails Designs' Merry and Bright kit for this layout which is available at Divine Digital and Digital Scrap Ink. For a description of the kit as well as its preview please see post immediately below.

The word art is from Wordart World by Jennifer's Merry Christmas Word Art Pack. It is available at Gotta Pixel. This Christmas-themed word art pack features 10 high-quality word art images. Each image comes in an individual .png file and may be recolored, resized or modified to suit your needs.

Template: Silke Lemcke

Saturday, December 11, 2010

Christmas morning

Thankful that:

after the Mass was over at the Sto. Nino de Paz Chapel in Greenbelt I walked all the way to the CD-R King branch along Pasay Road, in front of Park Square 1
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Mia let Liza open her gift on Christmas morning as she was still sleepy. She awakened somewhat when her gift was revealed.

For this layout I used Snips and Snails Designs' Merry and Bright kit. It's available at Divine Digital and Digital Scrap Ink. The kit includes 25 patterned and textured papers, 1 bead spill, 16 buttons, 9 squares each with 1 letter stitched on to spell Christmas, 3 single photo frames, 3 multi-photo frames, 3 presents, 4 string pieces, 1 gingerbread man, 3 holly sprigs, 2 rickracks, 1 square with a holly sprig, 1 square with a star, 1 square with a Christmas tree, 1 square with a heart, 1 stitching, 1 stocking, 5 decorated Christmas trees, 2 trim pieces, and 6 word art.

Template: Manda's Scrappin Creations

Friday, December 10, 2010

Captain Hook

Thankful that:

Ann has some blank DVD-Rs to tide me over
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Captain Hook is the antagonist in J. M. Barrie's play Peter Pan, or, the Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up and its various adaptations.

For this layout I used CJ's Dreams' Treasure Hunt which is available in her store at DigiScrapStation. For a description as well as a preview of the kit please see post immediately below.

Thursday, December 9, 2010

Pirates in Peter Pan

Thankful that:

I finally mustered the strength to ask a debtor to pay me
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Wina and I with the pirates in the Peter Pan attraction in Star City

The kit used for this layout is CJ's Dreams' Treasure Hunt which is available in her store at DigiScrapStation. This kit is for all you that love pirates. Included is an eye patch and a pirate hat that you can put on your little pirates. Included in the kit are 24 pirate papers, 1 anchor, 1 sea/sky background, 2 barrels, 1 candle, 2 compasses, 1 closed compass, 1 eye patch, 1 eye patch with skull, 1 skeleton pirate, 1 pirate flag, 5 frames, 1 powder gun, 1 key, 1 lock, 1 knife, 1 pirate map, 1 pirate, 1 pirate hat, 1 scimitar, 1 ship, 1 ship deck background, 1 ship deck, 1 skull with cross bones, 1 stool, 1 swords/skull emblem, 1 table, 3 tags, 1 treasure chest, 1 ship wheel stand and 1 ship wheel.