Saturday, April 30, 2011

Wishing you well

Thankful that:

Ann and I found the perfect cabinet for Mommy's knicknacks
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A card I made for a scrapbook owner who's gravely ill in the hospital and as part of the ADSR challenge


Used for this layout are Cilenia Curtis' Playful kit. Included are 14 papers and 33 elements (3 bows have with and without warped drop shadows), full set of lower case alpha and numbers 0-9 in individual png files and full sheet alpha also.


Likewise used is Cilenia Curtis' Creative Musings Feb 02 kit. For a preview and description of the kit please see the April 3, 2011 post.

Friday, April 29, 2011

Blood extraction

Thankful that:

birds have made their nest in the roof and for their constant chirping
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I am like Mommy. I too don't look at the needle during blood extractions

For this layout I used Prairie Woman Design's Make It Better kit which is available in her store at DigiScrapStation. For a description of the kit as well as its preview, please see post below.

Template: Polka Dot Plum (Tobi-Dawne)
Word art: Prairie Woman Design, Make It Better kit

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Suture

Thankful that:

Wina Monceda gave me such cute souvenirs from her trip to Japan: a doll keychain, a pin showing Tokyo Tower, and Mickey Mouse stirrers
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Jello at the Royal Children's Hospital where he was taken after he had an accident at Watson's Bay

Used for this layout is Prairie Woman Design's Make It Better kit which is available in her store at DigiScrapStation. Here's a kit to help out with those events when a skinned knee or a stitch needs to go into the scrapbook. when a skinned knee or a stitch will need to go into the scrapbook. The kit contains: 12 designer backgrounds, 5 frames: 3 embellished and 2 plain, 8 different flowers, 1 cuddly teddy bear, 3 bandaids--1 round, 1 plain and 1 patterned, 1 gauze pad, 1 capsule spill, 1 thermometer, 1 alcohol pad, 1 cotton swab, 4 assorted tags and separate string, 3 pieces cloth tape, 1 roll of tape, 5 themed word art, 2 themed stickers, 1 pair medical shears, 1 stethoscope, 1 latex glove, 2 shabby mattes, and 1 syringe.

Template: Canadian Mommy
Word art: Prairie Woman Design, Make It Better kit

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Busy little hands

Thankful that:

Beth and I had lunch at Piadina's
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Bambino helps Hansel change the doorknob in my room.


Template: Gotta Pixel (Amy Stoffel)

Used for this layout is Meagan’s Creations' Outta Control Kit which is available at Scrapable. This grunge-style kit includes everything for a rocking layout! Gears, metal and and over-all punk feel give this kit a spunk! Included are: 12 patterned papers, 45 elements which include: 3 arrows, 1 bolt, 1 chicken wire, 2 curly braces, 2 button flairs, 2 flowers (1 silk and 1 paper), 3 frames (1 in 2 different styles for a total of 4 actually), 4 metal gears, 2 layered paper gears, 1 glitter splatter, 1 bead and metal star scatter, 2 scribbles, 2 staples, 5 stars (paper and glitter), a ring of stars, 2 sets of stitches, 2 strings, 1 duct tape swirl, 3 tags, 3 word metal plates, and 2 zippers, and a complete alpha including upper and lower-case letters.




The word art, meanwhile, is from Wordart World by Jennifer's Kids Vol. 4 Word Art Pack which you can get in her store at Gotta Pixel. This "Kid-Friendly" pack features 20 unique word art images that will either get your creative juices flowing, or will add that final touch to your scrapbooking layout or project.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Don't worry about tomorrow

Thankful for:

the free taste I had of some Portobello Bakery products plus a free cup of coffee when I bought a slice of chocolate cake and sugar free cashew meringues
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At the Manila Memorial Park


Word art: Elegant Word Art

Used for this layout is Cilenia Curtis' Creative Musings March 01 kit which is available at Digital Designer Shop. The kit includes: 2 artsy papers and 3 softly colored monotoned papers, 7 brushes in png and an abr file, 2 large artsy rub ons, 2 large swirls (1 colored, 1 black), 1 12" length of straight stitching, 2 luggage tags, 1 round tag, stitched and pinned, 2 brass brads with dome covers, and 1 paper bird out of vintage music and softly inked edges.


Likewise used are Cilenia Curtis' Stitches 01 - White Messy Stitches which are also available in the above store.


This layout is also my entry to the March 2011 Creative Challenge at Designer Digital Shop.

Monday, April 25, 2011

Seals

Thankful that:

I now have the Fox Crime channel
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At the Melbourne Zoo are these sculptures of seals

For this layout I used KristiW Designs' Noah and Friends which is available in her store at Scrappin Digi Kreations. For a preview of the kit please see post below.


Template: Ingrid Fasquelle, Peppermint Creative

Sunday, April 24, 2011

Just ducky

Thankful that:

my elementary/high school classmates and I had a reunion 30 years after graduating from high school
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At the duck pond in the Melbourne Zoo


Template: Mamrotka

Used for this layout is KristiW Designs' Noah and Friends which is available in her store at Scrappin Digi Kreations.


Likewise used is Wordart World by Jennifer's Got it Covered Alpha which is available in her store at Gotta Pixel. This alpha pack includes 5 sets of upper case alpha with numbers that coordinate with the Gotta Grab It products for February 2011 at Gotta Pixel. Each character comes in 5 coordinating colors in high quality, individual .png files.

Saturday, April 23, 2011

Centennial Park

Thankful that:

I found the receipt for my engagement and wedding rings as it contains the address and phone number of the jewelry maker
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We don't have this playground equipment here so try it I must


Kit: Knittinjen, Terrible Twos
Template: Mandagirl

Used for this layout is one of the word art from Wordart World by Jennifer's A Day for Play Word Art Pack which is available in her store at Gotta Pixel. This pack features 10 original word art images that will add that final touch to your "playtime" layout, card or hybrid project.

Friday, April 22, 2011

Smile detector

Thankful that:

I managed to make the layout for ADSR Challenge 8
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We again put Arlin's camera to the test and it passed with flying colors. Every time it detects smiles the camera clicked.


Template: Autumn Heart Creations
Word art: Gabs-Art

For this layout I used Created by Jill's Burst of Spring - The Page Kit. You can get it in her store at Nuthouse Scraps. For a description of the kit as well as its preview please see post below.

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Sony camera

Thankful that:

we did the Visita Iglesia
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Arlin Javier's new Sony camera has a smile detector feature. So we put it to the test. She told us not to smile as she set up the camera's timer. Apparently, Vi Felix forgot her instruction because the camera clicked before Arlin got to us.


Template: Autumn Heart Creations
Word art: Katie Pertiet

Used for this layout is Created by Jill's Burst of Spring - The Page Kit which is available in her store at Nuthouse Scraps. You will surely welcome Spring (and Summer) with a wonderful burst of cheerful colors in this fabulous page kit! There are 12 papers and 46 unique elements including: 1 bead scatter, 2 birds, 1 border, 3 bows, 1 full bracket, 1 - 1/2 bracket, 1 bubbles, 1 pail, 1 button, 1 stacked circles, 4 doodles, 1 fence, 6 flowers, 2 scattered flowers, 6 frames, 1 piece of lace, 1 leaves, 1 paint stroke, 1 pom pom trim, 4 ribbons, 2 shadowed stick pin, 2 strings, 1 tag, 1 tassel, 1 window and 1 word art.


Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Swissbake

Thankful that:

I won Scrap that Idea's Calendar Collection - May Bundle
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Evelyn Guillermo, Rose de Asis and I have tea (not literally but the English tradition) at Swissbake in HarbourCentre


For this layout I used LilyKay's March kit as well as the March - Add-on which are available in her store at DigiScrapStation. For a description of the full kit and its add-on as well as to see their previews please see post below.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Taxi driver

Thankful that:

the lily plant gave me not two but four (well, almost) flowers in full bloom
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This is Menem, the taxi driver, who took Evelyn and me around Penang


Used for this layout is LilyKay's March kit as well as the March - Add-on which are available in her store at DigiScrapStation. The full kit contains 27 papers and 79 embellishments while the add-on has 7 papers and 10 elements.




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

Monday, April 18, 2011

Siblings

Thankful that:

Eli Reyes and I had lunch at a newly-discovered restaurant, Bistro Ravioli
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This is one of the few pictures taken of me with Mar and Vin. At the time we're in the Dairy Cottage in Parramatta.

Template: Sasha Bliss

For this layout I used Steadfast and Immovable's Family Tree Kit and Family Tree Pumpkin Add-On which are both available at Faith Sisters. The alpha used is also from the Family Tree Kit. For a description of the kits as well as their previews please see post immediately below.

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Family portrait

Thankful that:

I wasn't at all late for the blessing of palms
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Before I left for Sydney we had this family portrait taken. Vin and family are in Australia while Hansel is the new addition to our family.

Template: Colie's Corner

Used for this layout is Steadfast and Immovable's Family Tree Kit which is available at Faith Sisters. This Family Tree kit has everything you would ever need to create layouts of your genealogy. It includes labels pre-labeled and blank in many different sizes. There is also a simple explanation for extended relationships. This kit comes with two complete alphas, 30 papers, 32 individual elements (total 143) which include one apple and one full apple-tree, with and without shadows, one binder, binder frame, four birds, five borders, one butterfly, three buttons, one chain, four clips, six photo corners, one fairy, twelve flowers, six folded ribbons, three different generation frames, two more sets of generation frames, one girl on swing, three hearts, three heart chains, one hinge, two journal tags, seven leaves, one photo mask, two owls, one pedigree chart, rainbow, three ribbons, three rick racks, one staple, stitches, three swirls, 35 pre-labeled labels, 10 blank labels, five branches, one tree stump, and five phrases.


Likewise used is Steadfast and Immovable's Family Tree Pumpkin Add-On. This Pumpkin Add-On coordinates with the Family Tree kit and the Pumpkin Patch-QP's so that you can make a customized version of your own. It comes with one complete alpha sheet, four papers and 13 elements which include one button, clip, photo-corner, three flowers, pumpkin, pumpkin frame, folded ribbon, ribbon, rick rack, journal tag, and word art that comes with and without shadows.

Saturday, April 16, 2011

Shooting from the hip

Thankful that:

Ann undertook the painting of my room
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For a photography challenge, participants were asked to shoot from the hip. I tried and these were the results. If I may say so, I think they were pretty good. That's Ann, by the way, at the Manila Memorial Park.


For this layout I used Snips and Snails Designs' Over the Rainbow kit which is available at Divine Digital and Digital Scrapbooking Studio.

Likewise used is Over the Rainbow Cardstock by Snips and Snails Designs. This too is available at Divine Digital and Digital Scrapbooking Studio.

For previews of the said products please see post below.

Friday, April 15, 2011

Rainbow

Thankful that:

Imee Caragan, Maricar del Rosario, Wowee and I had lunch together to celebrate my birthday
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On our way to Boracay we saw this rainbow. Of course, I asked Hansel to stop. But even if I didn't ask him to he would have asked me if I wanted to as he knows I like to take pictures.

Template: Crystal Wilkerson

Used for this layout is Snips and Snails Designs' Over the Rainbow which is available at Divine Digital and Digital Scrapbooking Studio. This kit includes: 13 patterned and textured papers, 1 basket, 2 bows, 2 buttons, 1 diploma, 1 flower scatter, 2 single photo frames, 3 multi-photo frames, 1 glitter border, 1 heart clock, 1 leaf branch, 1 matte, 1 courage medal, 1 oil can, 1 ribbon, 1 rickrack, 1 pair of ruby slippers, 1 tornado, 1 dog, 1 dog in a basket, 8 word art, 1 wand, 1 witch hat, 1 hot air balloon, 1 bird, 1 city, 3 clouds, 1 hill, 2 hills with roads, 1 landscape, 1 plant, 3 poppy flowers, 4 rainbows, and 1 road.


Likewise used is Over the Rainbow Cardstock by Snips and Snails Designs. This too is available at Divine Digital and Digital Scrapbooking Studio.

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Chef Hansel

Thankful that:

my layouts, Egg-stra Cute (February 6, 2011 post) Sweet Dreams (June 18, 2010 post)were featured in Scrap Street Magazine's April 2011 and January 2011 issues, respectively.
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Hansel sure knows his way around the kitchen. He even knows how to gut a fish.


Used for this layout is Aria's Cutting it Up kit which is available in her store at Designer Digital Shop. In this kit are the fixings for a great stock, or a home recipe for vegetable soup! Twenty Two (22) separate elements, plus a background paper and a backsplash to put your elements on! Show off your own recipe or little chef in a layout, or maybe you have an image of your own vegetable or herb garden? Bonus: A copy of the Extracting for Layouts PDF. The kit includes: 1 stock pot, 2 chef hats (1 white toque, 1 black toque), 1 wooden spoon, 1 bottle of Aria wine, 1 recipe card, 1 rooster, 8 vegetables (carrots, broccoli, potatoes, shallots, squash, tomatoes, asparagus, mushrooms), 1 salt shaker, 1 kitchen mat, 1 tiled back splash, 1 egg shell, 1 herb pot with straining cloth, 1 counter top, 1 ladle, 1 knife on a cutting board, and 1 background paper.


Likewise used are some papers from Cilenia Curtis' Modern Mediterranean Color Inspiration which is also available at Digital Designer Shop. For a preview please see April 3, 2011 post.

The stitching meanwhile is from Cilenia Curtis' Creative Musings Feb 02 kit which is available in her store at Digital Designer Shop. For a description of the kit and its preview please see April 3, 2011 post.

The flourish used is from Cilenia Curtis' Creative Musings Jan Add-On which is also available at Digital Designer Shop.


Finally, the template used belongs to Meagan’s Creations' Peek-a-Boo Templates which is available in her store at Scrapable. For a preview of the template pack please see April 5, 2011 post.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Lapaz batchoy

Thankful that:

we had a lot of fun on my birthday celebration at work
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Hansel and I eat lapaz batchoy. Yummy!

The kit I used for this layout is Created by Jill's Crazy Kind of Love - Page Kit and Crazy Kind of Love - Mini Page Kit. They're both available in her store at Nuthouse Scraps. For previews of the kits used and their description please see post below.

Likewise used is a word art from Wordart World by Jennifer's Love is in the Air.

Template: Scrapastrophic Sensations

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

All that I am

Thankful that:

I won MJ Scraps' Coffee with Mom kit
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Bambino and Liza

Used for this layout is Created by Jill's Crazy Kind of Love - Page Kit and Crazy Kind of Love - Mini Page Kit. They're both available in her store at Nuthouse Scraps. Reds, blacks, grays and white make up this cute-as-can-be, whimsical kit that is perfect for your love, romance and Valentine's Day layouts! Kit contains 10 - 12 x 12 papers and 34 unique elements including: 2 bows, 1 heart box, 1 silver chain, 1 heart fence, 4 flowers, 2 leaf branches, 5 frames, 1 ribbon with hanging hearts, 1 doodled hearts, 1 heart tree, 1 knotted ribbon hook, 1 stapled lace trim, 1 leather string, 4 ribbons, 1 doodled journaling tag, 2 frame wraps, 1 ric rac, 1 doodled heart sticker, 1 string with heart key, 1 white doodle, and 1 word art. The mini kit contains 3 - 12 x 12 papers and 10 elements. including: 1 bow, 1 box, 1 glitter heart doodle, 1 flower, 2 frames, 1 scattered hearts, 1 leaf branch, 1 ribbon, and 1 tag.

The word art is part of Wordart World by Jennifer's Quotables which is available in her store at Gotta Pixel. This pack features 8 great quotes that could easily be added to a variety of layouts.

Template: BerrySweet Designs / Brenda Smith




Monday, April 11, 2011

No Matter What greeting cards

Thankful that:

Ann/Manny ordered a new LPG tank
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The following greeting cards and their corresponding envelopes are part of Lifesong Kreations' No Matter What Greeting Cards which is available in her store at Digital Scrapbook Pages. They were made using her No Matter What kit. For a description and preview of the kit please see post below.