Saturday, March 31, 2012

Marmalade chews

Thankful that:

we have internet connection again
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Second day in a row we baked cookies



Used for these layouts are Kathy Winters Designs and Luv Ewe Designs' Made With Love Collaboration which contains 24 papers, 51 elements, 1 alpha and a set of coordinating word art.



Used also is a digital scrapbook template from Kristin’s Scrap Design's Cluster Frames Vol. 5, the preview of which is found in the August 30, 2011 post.

Friday, March 30, 2012

Heart

Thankful that:

Beth Sorianosos told me to go get my food stub because as it turns out there are only 500 available
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Mar and Cha


Quick page: Emily Powers

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Explore. Dream. Discover.

Thankful that:

I decided to wear my ballet flats before I even left the house because, as I found out in a little while, it was raining
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Budji Tresvalles took the picture of Cats and me who are pretending to be looking out the window -- a nice change from always looking directly at the camera.


Used for this layout is the Refresh kit by Snips and Snails Designs which includes 6 patterned/textured papers and many elements.


Likewise used is Snips and Snails Designs' Neutral LO Essentials kit, the preview and description of which you'll find in the post below.

Also used are a digital scrapbook template from Kristin’s Scrap Design's Template Pack No36 12x12, the preview of which you'll find in the March 19, 2012 post, and

a word art from Meagan’s Creations' Are We There Yet Word Art word art pack, the preview of which you'll find in the August 29, 2011 post.

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

The rangers cottage

Thankful that:

I got to eat a Magnum ice cream bar
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At the Rangers Cottage in Parramatta Park on Australia Day


Template: Connie Prince

Used for this layout are the following products by Snips and Snails Designs

Home Sweet Home kit,


Neutral LO Essentials which is made to coordinate with any kit in your stash. When a kit is missing something essential you can go to kit time and time again to enhance your layouts with the perfect finishing touches. Included are 12 papers and 35 elements, and


Neutral LO Essentials Worn Papers.

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Tea in Minto

Thankful that:

my layout Hop into Fun was a GSO at Gotta Pixel on March 20, 2012
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The Ramirez girls having tea


Used for this layout are Aimee Harrison and Snips and Snails Designs' Afternoon Tea kit and a stacked paper from Afternoon Tea Stacked Papers, the descriptions and previews of which you can find in the post below.

Monday, March 26, 2012

Waiter

Thankful that:

Hansel called
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The way we were snapping pictures of this waiter, you'd think we've never seen one before. But because the atmosphere was just like in the movies, Cha and I just had to take photos.


Used for this layout are the following products by Aimee Harrison and Snips and Snails Designs:

Afternoon Tea kit which includes 20 papers and 63 elements and



a stacked paper from Afternoon Tea Stacked Papers

Sunday, March 25, 2012

Finch

Thankful that:

I got to see former office mates at Justice Arturo B. Buena's 80th birthday at Grand Terraces along Commonwealth Avenue, Quezon City
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Sadly, when we got back from a weekend trip this finch has perished.


Kit: Pmarie Designs, Spring A Ling Ding Dong
Template: Trixie Scrap Star Bethie

Saturday, March 24, 2012

Spring aling ding dong freebie quick page

Thankful that:

Hansel called before the power on my mobile phone ran out
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I made a quick page for the QP Freebie Contest at CoolScrapsDigital using Pmarie Designs' Spring A Ling Ding Dong kit.


Download here.

Note: The preview at 4shared shows some defects but when I downloaded the quick page to see if there are any, the downloaded quick page doesn't show any.

Friday, March 23, 2012

A mother's love is forever

Thankful that:

I found two medicated plasters in my bag because my new shoes gave me blisters
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After having brunch at Mile-Hi we went outside to admire the Taal Volcano


Template: Connie Prince

For this layout I used The Brown Owl's Country Mouse kit, the preview and description of which you'll find in the post below.

Thursday, March 22, 2012

La Capannina

Thankful that:

Bambino and Mia called
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After checking in we had lunch at La Capannina which was just beside the Boracay Sands hotel.


Used for this layout is The Brown Owl's Country Mouse kit which includes 16 papers and 39 elements -- 1 berry twig, 2 birds, 1 bow, 1 brad, 2 buttons, 1 button border, 1 dried apple piece, 6 flowers, 1 flower cluster, 1 folded ribbon, 1 frame, 1 swirl, 1 goose berry, 1 grass, 3 leaves, 1 mouse in three poses, 1 nut, 1 overlay, 1 pod, 2 ricracs, 1 knotted rope, 1 rock, 1 round rope, 1 tag, 1 tree, 3 weeds and a grass border.


Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Be mine

Thankful that:

my bus seatmate Lourdes de Vera lent me money for my bus fare, as I didn't have the exact fare
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At NAIA 3


Used for this layout are Snips and Snails Designs' I {heart} You kit and a stacked paper from the I {heart} You Stacked Papers, the descriptions and previews of which you'll find in the post below.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Pansol

Thankful that:

I had coffee with Sharon Salise at Cafe France
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Celebrating my birthday by going swimming


Used for this layout are the following products by Snips and Snails Designs:

the I {heart} You kit which includes 12 patterned and textured papers, 1 upper case tile alpha, 1 banner, 3 bows, 2 branches, 1 butterfly scatter, 2 buttons, 8 flowers, 1 single photo frame, 1 multi-photo frame, 1 heart box, 1 heart scatter, 1 journal matte, 1 journal strip, 2 leaves, 1 leaf branch, 1 pocket, 3 ribbons, 1 stitches, 1 string, 1 tag, and 2 word art and



a stacked paper from the I {heart} You Stacked Papers.

Monday, March 19, 2012

Somebody's reason to smile

Thankful that:

I rode in the office bus (Bus No. 7) on my way home
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Mia with the Red Balloon book I gave her


Used for this layout are the following products:

Cilenia Curtis' Blue Winter Kit which includes 17 paper and 33 elements,


an edger from Cilenia Curtis' Blue Winter Lace Edgers,


a frame stitch from Cilenia Curtis' Stitches 06 - Framed - Personal Use, the preview of which you'll find in the October 11, 2011 post,

a digital scrapbook template from Kristin’s Scrap Design's Template Pack No36 12x12, and


a word art from Wordart World by Jennifer's Our Daughter which features a set of 9 digital and printable word art images.

Sunday, March 18, 2012

Purpose of life

Thankful that:

two shoe stores which I've never bought from before today were on sale and they had shoes in my size
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Mia and me


Cluster: Designs by Mozz
Paper: Feli Designs
Word art: unknown

Saturday, March 17, 2012

Bathurst 1000

Thankful that:

I won Sus Designs' Stable Friendship kit (what makes this exciting for me was that I was the last one to comment and I did so mere hours before the contest ended)
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At the Bathurst 1000


Used for this layout is Meagan’s Creations' Outta Control kit, the previews and description of which you'll find in the April 27, 2011 post.

Friday, March 16, 2012

Details of today

Thankful that:

the photo laboratory did not correct the colors of my layouts
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After meeting with Hansel at the San Juan de Dios Hospital we went to the SM Mall of Asia to have dinner at Chef d' Angelo. But prior to eating we rode on a train going around the mall and watched a hockey practice.


Used for this layout are the following products by Cilenia Curtis:

Smiley Rylee kit and


a template from the Details of Today Album 8.5x11 which contains twenty-four (24) templates. This makes for fast and easy layouts for your daily or weekly project.


Likewise used is a word art from Wordart World by Jennifer's Love Word Art & Overlay {CU OK} word art pack which features 1 word art overlay, 5 word art images and 3 circle elements.

Thursday, March 15, 2012

The Old Spaghetti House

Thankful that:

Beth Sorianosos gave me a charger for my new phone
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Evelyn Guillermo, Beth Sorianosos, Sarah Alma Lim, and I at The Old Spaghetti House.


Used for this layout is Snips and Snails Designs' 'Tis the Season kit, the previews and description of which you'll find in the post below.

Likewise used is a digital scrapbook template from Kristin’s Scrap Design's Cluster Frames Vol. 3, the preview of which you'll find in the January 24, 2012 post.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Sparkle

Thankful that:

it didn't rain, as I didn't bring an umbrella to work
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With Jojo Ratilla and Wina Monceda at Robinsons Place Manila


Used for this layout are the following products by Snips and Snails Designs:

'Tis the Season kit which includes: 15 patterned and textured papers, 1 ornament banner, 1 berry cluster, 4 bows, 1 pine branches, 1 button, 5 flowers, 1 single photo frame, 1 multi photo frame, 2 gifts, 1 holly bunch, 1 matte, 6 ornaments, 1 ribbon, 2 stitches, 1 string, and 1 tag and



'Tis the Season Stacked Papers which is a set of 4 stacked and embellished papers.


Likewise used is a word art from Christmas Defined by Kathy Winters Designs which is a set of six (6) word art pieces defining Christmas words to add a little something to your scrapbooking layouts.

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Vienna coffee

Thankful that:

Sharon Salise replied to my query about hotels in the City of Davao
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The Vienna Coffee I ordered at Bygone Beautys in Leura


Used for this layout is Aria's Autumn kit which includes 12 papers, 2 gourds, 1 frame with stapled tag, 2 Fall leaves, 2 tags, 1 weed, 1 birdhouse, 1 wicker star, 2 staples, 1 bird, 1 mask, 1 folded paper, and 1 dried orange peel.

Monday, March 12, 2012

Bloom

Thankful for:

Jeanett Luyon who offered to pick up my "bonus" from the Cash Division
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Faye Sorianosos and I in the office


Kits: Trixie Scraps Designs, August 2011 Show Me the Mini
Helena Monteiro, Black Kit
Template: Jellebelleke’s Designs
Word art: Captivated Visions

Sunday, March 11, 2012

Hug around the neck

Thankful that:

we heard Mass together and had lunch at Lugang Cafe and for dessert, halo halo, at Razon's all at SM Mall of Asia
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Ann and Mia in Lithgow


Template: Ramona Brown, aka Memory Clips by Ramona

Used for this layout is Cilenia Curtis' Young Love kit which includes: 10 papers, 2 torn edgers, 3 buttons, 2 sewn brown paper edger/stuffers, 1 messy cording stitches, 4 hand drawn flowers, 1 large hand drawn floral flourish, 1 Love Is old note paper, 1 large sewn circle tag, 2 horizontal sewn string of hearts, 2 vertical sewn string of hearts, 2 knotted bows, 1 red staple, and 1 stringed set of tiny tags.


Likewise used is a word art from Wordart World by Jennifer's Art Stamps Vol. 1 that features a set of 4 digital and printable word art stamps.