Friday, September 30, 2011

A perfect fit

Thankful that:

Hansel had taken a dengue kit
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Holding hands in the airport


Kit: Aimee Harrison, Summer Vintage Mini Kit
Template: Scrapbooks Gone Digital

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Tent

Thankful that:

my platelet count is within the normal range
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When we saw this tent at the edge of the clearing in the grounds of the Church of St. Mary the Virgin in Sagada and how the carabao was eyeing it we thought it hilarious. The carabao looked like it wanted to eat the tent. Little did we know that we'd meet the tent owner later that evening.


Used for this layout are the following products of Wordart World by Jennifer:

Roughin' It Word Art and Elements Pack which features a set of 13 word art images and a set of 16 elements and


Rough Paper Pack which includes a set of 12 coordinating papers.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Nadette

Thankful that:

mom's plane ticket had been paid and the ticket delivered at home
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I didn't expect my friend Nadette Genato to come and visit me in the hospital when I had an operation, as she lives far from the hospital. But then I shouldn't have been surprised for that's the kind of friend she is, thoughtful and caring.



Used for this layout is Cuidando do Dodói by Keley Designs. This digital kit includes 10 papers and 63 individual elements.



Likewise used is a template from Meagan’s Creations' Diagonal Daze Templates, the preview of which you'll find in the June 30, 2011 post.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Waves in Bangui

Thankful that:

typhoon Pedring didn't bring too much rain to cause flooding in our area
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Waves in Bangui, Ilocos Norte


Kit: A-M Designs, Blue Skies
Kit: Ruby Lane, Shabby Shore
Template: Maggie May Designs

Monday, September 26, 2011

Mediterranean lunch

Thankful that:

Ann came home from Hongkong with a Peking goose
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In a store in the food court at Westfield Penrith, I ordered falafel, cabbage roll, and baklava. Yummy!


Kit: Friendly Scrap, On My Kitchen

Used for this layout are some papers from Wordart World by Jennifer's Happy Birthday Paper Pack, the preview and description of which you'll find in the July 20, 2011 post and

a template from Meagan’s Creations' Diagonal Daze Templates, the preview of which you'll find in the June 30, 2011 post.

Sunday, September 25, 2011

Have a dream

Thankful that:

I bought a new pair of pumps for only P399.00
_______________________________

Bambino in a mall in Sydney


Word art: Katie Pertiet

Used for this layout is Kathy Winters Designs' GingerScraps Buffet: Summer Cottage Mini. This mini-kit contains 7 papers (2 solid, 5 patterned) and 15 elements as follows: 1 bow, 3 buttons, 1 clock, 1 cutout paper mat, 2 flowers, 1 frame, 1 journaling, 1 ornament, 1 ribbon, 1 ricrac, 1 staple, and 1 tag.


Likewise used for this layout is Meagan's Creations' Template Set Volume 3. For a preview of the template pack please see the January 12, 2011 post.

Saturday, September 24, 2011

New siggy

Thankful that:

we bought a Stihl chainsaw and it cost less than what was initially quoted to me on the phone
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Here's the siggy I'm going to use at Scrappity-Doo-Dah


Used for this layout is the Garden Strawberry kit by Keley Designs. This digital kit includes: 9 papers and 73 individual elements.



Likewise used is a template from Jellebelleke's Designs' Simple Siggy 1 template pack.

Friday, September 23, 2011

Never stop dreaming

Thankful that:

I saw a rainbow
_______________________________

At the Manila Ocean Park


Word art: Unknown

For this layout I used the following products:

An Elegant Day kit and An Elegant Day Embossed Papers by Kathy Winters Designs, the descriptions and previews of which are in the post below

and a template from Jellebelleke's Designs' Back to School template pack.

Thursday, September 22, 2011

In my heart forever

Thankful that:

Hansel and I went out for dinner
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Among Hansel's aunts and uncles Auntie Marta and Tay Tomas are my favorite. Even though our wedding was in Antipolo which is quite a distance from Antique and they were elderly to boot they still came just the same.


Used for this layout are the following products:

An Elegant Day kit by Kathy Winters Designs which contains 16 papers and 45 elements -- 2 birds, 2 birdcages, 2 bling swirls, 3 branches, 2 butterflies, 3 buttons, 1 charm, 1 clock, 2 flourishes, 5 flowers, 2 frames, 2 hearts, 1 ribbon, bow, 2 ribbon, flat, 1 ribbon, tied, 1 ribbon, satin, 1 rickrack, 1 stitches, heart shaped, 2 strings, 2 tags, 1 tree, 1 tulle, and 5 word strips,



An Elegant Day Embossed Papers by Kathy Winters Designs which is a set of twelve (12) embossed papers with a damask pattern designed to coordinate with the full kit "An Elegant Day."


a digital scrapbook template from Kristin’s Scrap Design's Template Pack No 38 12x12, and


a word art from Wordart World by Jennifer's In My Heart Word Art Pack featuring 8 original word art images.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Bathurst 1000

Thankful that:

Hansel's training schedule changed
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In Bathurst


Template: Manda's Scrappin Creations

Used for this layout is Rustic Boy by Snips and Snails Designs. A description of the kit as well as its preview are in the post below.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Spider fighting

Thankful that:

I got a new pair of slacks
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Spider fighting is a popular sport in Antique


Used for this layout are the following:

Rustic Boy by Snips and Snails Designs. This is the perfect kit for adding a little boy to your layouts. Included are: 12 patterned and textured papers, 3 books, 2 bows, 5 buttons, 1 car, 3 pencil cases, 1 dice, 1 flags, 5 single photo frames, 1 multi-photo frame, 1 key, 1 leaf, 1 leaves, 1 measuring tape, 1 ribbon, 2 staples, 3 word art, 2 locks, 1 magnifying glass, 4 marbles, 1 old page, 2 folded newspapers, 1 pencil, 6 scribbles, 1 memory box, 1 brad, 1 butterfly, 1 coin, 1 domino, 6 flowers, 1 pocket, 2 tags, 1 ball, 1 bookplate, 1 bottlecap, 1 boxing membership card, 1 cardboard piece, 4 pencil shavings, and 1 spool;



a digital scrapbook template from Kristin’s Scrap Design's Template Pack No 40 12x12. A description and preview of the template pack are in the August 23, 2011 post; and

Wordart World by Jennifer's Alpha Grab Bag Vol I. A description and preview of the alpha pack are given in the August 7, 2011 post.

Monday, September 19, 2011

Refuse to shine

Thankful that:

not all the jeepney drivers joined the transport strike
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Hansel at the airport


Used for this layout are:

Scrap Team Girls' May 2011 collab kit which includes a mini-kit by Keley Designs, the preview of which you'll find in the August 26, 2011 post,

a word art from Meagan’s Creations' June BAK: Slumber Party Word Art


a digital scrapbook template from Kristin’s Scrap Design's Template Pack No 44, the description and preview of which you'll find in the post below.

Sunday, September 18, 2011

About to begin

Thankful that:

I remembered to buy items for my undergarments
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Before Jello went to school I snapped a picture of him


Used for this layout are the following:

Back To School kit by Keley Designs. This digital kit includes 15 papers and 86 individual elements.



a digital scrapbook template from Kristin’s Scrap Design's Template Pack No 44, and


a word art from Back to School Word Art Pack by Wordart World by Jennifer. For a description and preview of the word art pack please see the August 23, 2010 post.

Saturday, September 17, 2011

Brekkie

Thankful that:

I don't have a
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Breakfast at Parramatta Park on Australia Day



Used for this layout are the following products:

Kathy Winters Designs' Summertime Citrus containing 12 papers, 42 elements and 1 bead alpha, and



Kristin’s Scrap Design's 2-Page Layout No 22 digital scrapbook template.

Friday, September 16, 2011

Celebrate the good times

Thankful that:

Hansel fetched me from work
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A family reunion with relatives on Papa's side


Used for this layout are the following products:

Meagan’s Creations' Summer Sunset Mini-kit. With brilliant reds, oranges and yellows, this vibrant kit has 10 papers and 20 elements, including: beads, layered button cluster, bull-nose clip, cloud, accordion flower flair, daffodil, layered silk flower cluster, sunflower, white silk flower with yellow-orange center, orange foliage, gold frame, glitter graffiti stamp, lantern, stitches, 2 curly strings, sun, red flourish swirl, red flower tag, and flower label.


Kristin’s Scrap Design's 2-Page Layout No 23 digital template,


a word art from Wordart World by Jennifer's Celebration Word Art. This pack features a set of 6 word art images and a set of month buttons, and


Wordart World by Jennifer's Cotton Candy Alpha Pack which features a set of upper case alpha (with numbers) that comes in 2 different colors.

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Pucker up

Thankful that:

when the rains fell Hansel and I were in a taxi and almost near the house
_______________________________

Justin, now a teenager, was embarrassed at being kissed. Not Mia who begged to be kissed.


Kit: Blue Flower Art, My Heart’s Dream
Lips: CryztalRain, Kisses

Used for this layout is Wordart World by Jennifer's Girly Alpha Pack. This alpha pack features a full set of lower case alpha, including numbers and symbols.


Likewise used is a digital scrapbook template from Kristin’s Scrap Design's My Story Vol 5 12x12. This template set includes 10 templates which will be perfect for a printed photobook.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Penang dinner

Thankful that:

an office mate dropped me off near the railway along Pasay Road
_______________________________

Sohan and his wife Ripa treated Evelyn and me at this restaurant in Penang, Malaysia.


For this layout I used the Backyard BBQ kit and Backyard BBQ Cardstocks by Aimee Harrison and Snips and Snails Designs. For a description and preview of the kit please see post below.

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Grillmaster

Thankful that:

I have been accepted to be one of Jolanda of Jellebelleke Designs' CT members
_______________________________

Vin grilling steaks and sausages


Used for this layout are the Backyard BBQ kit and Backyard BBQ Cardstocks by Aimee Harrison and Snips and Snails Designs. The kit includes: 20 patterned papers, 1 banner, 2 bows, 1 branch, 1 bratwurst, 2 butterflies, 1 chicken drumstick, 1 circles, 1 corndog, 1 drink with umbrella, 1 drink without umbrella, 1 flag, 4 flowers, 1 fork, 1 grill fork, 3 single photo frames, 1 multi-photo frame, 1 frog, 1 grass, 2 grills, 1 hamburger, 1 hotdog, 1 ketchup, 1 knife, 1 leaf, 1 leaf cluster, 1 mustard, 1 napkins in holder, 1 pepper, 1 pinwheel, 1 pitcher of drink, 1 relish, 4 ribbons, 1 ricrac, 1 salad in bowl, 1 salt, 1 shish kebab, 1 spatula, 1 spoon, 1 staple, 1 steak, 1 stitched circles, 1 sun, 1 swirl, 1 table, 1 tag, 1 umbrella, and 1 word art.




Used also is a template from Meagan’s Creations' Cluster Me Template Set.


Likewise used is a word art from Wordart World by Jennifer's Backyard BBQ Word Art Pack. This word art pack features 9 original word art images that are all versatile enough that they could be used again and again in your summer BBQ layouts!