Monday, February 28, 2011

Life with you is magical

Thankful for:

the man who pointed to me where the Hortaleza store is and for the security guard who tried to help
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Hansel and I both like magic acts. He likes performing magic tricks and I, a captive audience, applauds when he finishes.

Used for this layout is Keley Designs' Mariana Kit. It's available in her own store and at Scrap Team. It includes 10 papers and 29 individual elements: 5 binder clips, 4 birds, 1 enclosed, 2 frames, 1 gramma, 5 mini buttons, 1 new staple, 5 rubber bands, 1 stitch, 2 staples, and 2 trees.

Likewise used is a word art from Wordart World by Jennifer's Only You Word Art Pack. This is available in her store at Gotta Pixel. This word art pack features 10 original word art images. Each image is in an individual .png file and may be recolored or stylized to suit your needs.

The template, by the way, belongs to Meagan’s Creations' Wavylicious Templates. The template pack is available in her stores at Stuff to Scrap and Scrapable.




Sunday, February 27, 2011

Museo Ilocos Norte

Thankful that:

I was able to do everything on my list and then some
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I think it's just fabulous of the Museo Ilocos Norte to allow people to take photographs. Museums in Australia, Singapore, Hongkong allow it, why can't museums here in the Philippines do?

Used for this layout is Snips and Snails Designs' Grandma's Treasures kit which is available in her store at Divine Digital. This kit is full of little bits and pieces like you would find tucked away in drawers or boxes. The kit includes: 20 patterned and textured papers, 1 ballerina, 2 beads, 3 books, 2 bows, 1 branch with flowers, 1 brooch, 1 butterfly, 2 buttons, 1 charm, 1 curio, 1 doorknob, 1 edge, 1 fan, 10 flowers, 4 flower petals, 6 frames (3 with shadowed version), 3 gears, 1 pair of glasses, 1 hat, 3 keys, 1 lace border, 1 memory box, 2 necklaces, 1 nest, 1 paper string, 3 photo books, 1 pitcher, 1 ribbon, 2 rickracks, 1 flower scatter, 1 pair of scissors, 1 shadow box, 1 shell, 1 ship in a bottle, 2 spools, 1 staple, 2 strings, 2 newspaper swirls, 1 tag, 1 tulle, 2 word art, 1 watch, 1 watch frame, and 1 zipper.

Template: Akizo


You can also participate in Snips and Snails Designs' Divine Diva Deal Challenge in the Divine Digital Forums. If you make a LO using Grandma's Treasures and post it there, you will receive the following Add-On for free!

Saturday, February 26, 2011

Remember me quick pages

Thankful that:

Ann and I were able to make some headway on the things we need to purchase before she and Mommy leave
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I made two quick pages using the collaboration kit by Aquarius Design and Manu Scraps' Remember Me which is available at Nuthouse Scraps. You can find the preview and a description of the kit three posts below.



Meanwhile, you can get the above quick pages as well as three others in the Remember Me Quickpage Album.

Friday, February 25, 2011

Kanin Club

Thankful that:

I was able to get a schedule for blood chemistry works
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After going to the Manila Memorial Park, we proceeded to Kanin Club in Alabang for lunch. For a change there are five of us.

For this layout I used the collaboration kit by Aquarius Design and Manu Scraps' Remember Me which you can get at Nuthouse Scraps. For a preview of the kit as well as its description please see two posts below.

Likewise used is a word art from the word art pack by Kathy Winters Designs' Got Gratitude. It's available at Ginger Scraps. The pack contains a set of seven (7) word art pieces designed to add an extra special touch to your layout.

Template: Shabby Princess

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Learn the song

Thankful that:

Beth Sorianosos and I had lunch together
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Mommy and I outside the St. John Bosco Parish Church after viewing the reliquary of St. John Bosco

Used in this layout is the collaboration kit by Aquarius Design and Manu Scraps' Remember Me which is available at Nuthouse Scraps. This is a wonderful new kit for many occasions. With an influence of vintage and heritage this makes this kit perfect for scrapping all your old family photos, your first love, anniversaries and much more. This mega kit comes with 22 papers and 69 elements.

Likewise used is a word art from Meagan’s Creations' Love Word Art Set 3. It's available at her stores at Stuff to Scrap and Scrapable. These 10 word art files are perfect for expressing your love in your layouts.

Template: Joey Lynn Designs



Wednesday, February 23, 2011

All because

Thankful for:

9 years of marriage
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Hansel is no longer smiling for the camera because this is the second day we've posed in the same spot at the Boracay Regency.

I used Steadfast and Immovable's Cloud Nine kit which you can get at Faith Sisters. For a description of the kit as well as its preview please see post below.

For the word art I used Steadfast and Immovable's Cloud Nine and For Eternity Word Art which is also available at Faith Sisters. This word art coordinates with the kits, Cloud Nine and For Eternity, which have the same color scheme and combined creates one mega kit. This set comes with six png word art.

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Entwined hands

Thankful that:

Eli Reyes and I had lunch together
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Entwined hands equals entwined hearts

Used for this layout is Steadfast and Immovable's Cloud Nine kit. It's available in her store at Faith Sisters. This kit is all about love. It also coordinates with the For Eternity kit by using the same color scheme. In fact, the designer has purposefully made sure that there were no duplicates between the two kits. Although there are some similar items in each kit, each of them is unique so that together they make one mega kit. Be sure to check it out! The Cloud Nine kit comes with 20 papers; one complete alpha with lower and upper-case, numbers and symbols; and 23 individual elements that include: one bench, bling heart, bling heart strings, bling words hugs, kisses, and love, bling scatter, border, boy, boy on moon, brick wall, bushes, five buttons, one cloud, couple, couple heart, three curled ribbons, envelope, flower circle, three unique flowers, two unique frames, girl, three hearts, two unique leaves, word art LOVE, three unique curly ribbons, three rickracks, rose, stitched heart, rectangle and square stitches, strawberry, tag, four tag ties, and one tree.

Likewise used is Meagan’s Creations' Template Set Volume 3 which you can get at Stuff to Scrap. For a preview of the template pack, please see the January 12, 2011 post.


Monday, February 21, 2011

Bring it on

Thankful that:

the flight bookings of Mommy and Ann are all done
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Fireworks usher in the New Year. To some it's the louder, the better.

Used for this layout is Keley Designs' Amanda Kit which is available in her own store and at Scrap Team. It includes 8 papers and 25 individual elements: 04 binder clips, 4 buttons, 1 crystal, 4 flowers, 1 frame, 2 staples, 1 stitching, 4 strings and 4 tags.

The word art belongs to Wordart World by Jennifer's Bring it On Word Art Pack which is available at Gotta Pixel. This pack features 7 word art images and 8 coordinating elements 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.

Template: Akizo


Sunday, February 20, 2011

Burnham Park

Thankful that:

I was able to buy a cordless mouse as well as all the other things and then some on my list at CD-R King
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While this picture is not perfect I still used it in this layout it because it is one of the few pictures taken by another person of Hansel and me.

I used Designed by Ellie's Cherish Complete Kit for this layout. You can get it at Scrappin Digi Kreations. For a preview of the kit and its description, please see post below.

Template: Photocowgirl

Saturday, February 19, 2011

Princes Highway

Thankful that:

I was accepted as a CT member of Digital Designer Shop
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We stopped on this deserted tract of land along the Princes Highway to stretch our legs.

Used for this layout is Designed by Ellie's Cherish Complete Kit. It's available in her store at Scrappin Digi Kreations. Cherish is a loved-themed kit filled with special elements and papers perfect for Valentine’s Day. It will help you create those special cards, recipes or scrapped layouts for your loved ones. Kit contains: 8 background papers, 3 round word art buttons, 3 square word art buttons, 3 rectangular word art buttons, 2 long ribbons and bows, 2 jeweled heart frames, 3 flower accents, a stem accent, a corner bow, folded ribbon accent, a lock and key, and 2 bows.

Template: Sugar Hillco (Melissa)

Friday, February 18, 2011

Outta Control freebie quick page

Thankful that:

the store Accessorize has a good customer service
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Today is Meagan's birthday! (Meagan of Meagan's Creations) To celebrate, she is kicking off a 25% off sale at both of her stores:
Scrapable
Stuff to Scrap

And for your freebie(s) today, I along with other CT members have these gorgeous quick pages for you:



Here are the stops:
Laura
Thao
Marlyn (C'est moi)
Jessica


http://www.4shared.com/file/e4l2atNO/lawyerlyn_mc_oc_quickpage.html
OR
http://www.mediafire.com/?zfmdrv132rebgm1

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Painter's mark

Thankful that:

Nol Cera gave me a pair of earrings
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Bambino helps paint the kitchen cupboard.

Used for this layout is Meagan’s Creations' Those Were the Days kit. This is available in her stores at Stuff to Scrap and Scrapable. Those Were the Days is a bright, retro kit for looking back and reflecting. The kit includes 13 papers, 42 elements and a full alpha with upper and lower case letters and all numbers and essential symbols. The elements are: 2 arrows, 3 buttons, 2 clouds, 4 clusters, 1 star, 4 construction paper flowers, 5 frames, 2 mushrooms, 1 silvery retro spark, 2 halftone splatters, 1 argyle print flat ribbon, 1 scatter, 2 sets of stitches, 2 strings, 1 sun, 1 swirl, 2 pieces of polka-dotted tape, and 1 tree.

Likewise used is a template from Meagan’s Creations' Template Set Volume 1. This too is available at Stuff to Scrap and Scrapable. For a preview of the template pack please see January 24, 2011 post.

Alpha: Meagan’s Creations, Those Were the Days

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Good friends

Thankful that:

Mommy and Ann got their visas
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I haven't seen Jo since she transferred to Cebu sometime in April 2010. Thus, I lost no time in meeting with her when she said that she was in Manila and was free for dinner.

The word art used is from Wordart World by Jennifer's Best of Friends Word Art Pack which is available at Gotta Pixel. This word art pack features 11 original word art images that will add that final touch to almost any layout, card or hybrid project. Each word art comes 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.

Kit: Manue Designs, Rose de Mai
Template: Photocowgirl

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Cutie pie

Thankful that:

Ann gave me a new watch
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Isn't Mia's expression just adorable? This picture was taken in the playground at Bega.

Used for this layout is Keley Designs' Karolini Kit. It is available at Scrap Team and in her own store.

Likewise used is one of the word art from Wordart World by Jennifer's A Bit Wordy which is available at Gotta Pixel. "A Bit Wordy" features 22 high-quality, word tags all in individual .png files. Each image may be recolored or altered to suit your layout.

Template: Mama Llama Lisa Designs


Monday, February 14, 2011

All things new quick pages

Thankful that:

on this day, Valentine's Day, Hansel was able to send me an SMS, as I didn't think he'd not be able to being at sea
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Do you like quickpages? If so, join the Quickpage Challenge at Digital Scrapbook Pages. Make a quick page with one of the three kits involved in the challenge to exchange with the other challenge participants. Everyone who joins in the fun will receive all the other quick pages made with whichever kit they used! One of the three kits to work with is Lifesong Kreations' "All things New". For a description of the kit as well as its preview please see post below. If you have a mind to join, the following quick pages are two of those which will be shared with the other participants.


Sunday, February 13, 2011

Wallet

Thankful that:

Ann bought me the ID case I meant to buy earlier but forgot
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Mia found the wallet given to me by Manang Gigi and played with it. The wallet has a zipper on top and a mirror in front. What girl could resist it?

Used for this layout is Lifesong Kreations' All Things New kit which is available in her store at Digital Scrapbook Pages. "All Things New" is just right for today, the newness of Spring around the corner and the touch of the sombreness of winter still lingering in the air. The sweetness of bunnies, birds and butterflies all bring to mind the newest and freshest of seasons of the year and of life. Two children, a boy and girl, each praying will melt your heart. There are frames, stitched frames, flower frames, ribbon frames and more. Create your own wonderful clusters and cluster frames too. "All Things New" is rounded out by some motivating word art taken from Scriptures and modern philosophers. A kit for all reasons! The kit includes: 1 berry branch, 2 birds, 1 bird grouping, 1 bunny, 3 butterflies, 2 children praying, 1 corner flourish, 3 double bows, 4 doodle frames, 12 flowers, 3 frame groupings, 1 girl holding a butterfly, 1 girl holding a bird, 1 paisley, 3 paper flowers, 6 ribbons, 4 ribbon frames, 9 stitches, 15 papers, and 19 word art.

Template: Silke Lemcke


Saturday, February 12, 2011

Mommy's 73rd birthday

Thankful that:

every time Cats Aguinaldo and I get together we have a rollicking good time
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Mommy celebrates her 73rd birthday with her friends

Used for this layout is Shades of Gina's Roses for Mama kit. It's available in her store at DigiScrapStation. For a description of the kit as well as its preview please see post below.

Template: Yin Designs

Friday, February 11, 2011

Mile-Hi Diner

Thankful that:

I got to take a nap at lunch time
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Mommy at the Mile-Hi Diner in Tagaytay City

For this layout I used Shades of Gina's Roses for Mama kit. It's available in her store at DigiScrapStation. This is a beautiful kit, with 12 12 x 12 and 32 elements.

Template: Teri Merkins Designs

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Elephant

Thankful for:

Mark who explained why my old ID was laminated
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This elephant is a good elephant as it did not blow water at its audience.

For this layout I used Just Creations' At the Zoo kit which is available at DigiScrapStation. For a preview of the kit as well as its description please see post below.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Giraffes

Thankful that:

I found the "recovery" CD which Agot, the computer technician, needed
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While having our Christmas Day lunch we watched the giraffes at the Melbourne Zoo.

Used in this layout is Just Creations' At the Zoo kit which is available at DigiScrapStation. The kit includes the following: 1 bear cub, 1 bluebird, 1 elephant, 1 giraffe, 1 hippo, 1 monkey, 1 rhino, 1 snake, 1 tiger, 4 various borders, 1 page corner, 10 brads, 1 wood fence, 1 chainlink fence, 4 various frames, 2 various journaling elements, 1 leaf, 2 leaf clusters, 3 various mattes, 2 pockets, 2 ribbons, 8 various animal signs, 1 blank sign, 2 sets of tree clusters, 2 word art and 15 Papers.

Template: MJ-AJ Designs