Thursday, May 31, 2012

Feather

Thankful that:

I had the foresight to ask Hansel to buy bandi
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Mia and the feather she got at Blackbutt Reserve


Word art: Tlc Creations

Used for this layout is Aria's Steel Magnolia Paper Set, the preview of which you'll find in the post below.

Likewise used is a cluster frame from Aria's Steel Magnolia Clusters pack.

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

K13 submarine memorial park

Thankful that:

I was allowed to pay the 2013 real property taxes for our Binangongan property
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I saw this memorial park from the road. In fact, it got me wondering whether a real submarine was buried in the park. Ridiculous thought though


Used for this layout are the following products by Aria:

Steel Magnolia Paper Set,


Steel Magnolia Elements I containing ten elements, and


Steel Magnolia Elements II containing 14 unique elements.


Likewise used is a digital scrapbook template from Kristin’s Scrap Design's Template Pack No34 12x12, the preview of which you'll find in the May 20, 2012 post.

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Capturing today

Thankful that:

Nol Castillo treated me to a Java Chip Frappuccino at Starbucks
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Mommy and Mia in Fitzroy Falls


Quick page: Ali Edwards

Monday, May 28, 2012

Beautiful in every way

Thankful that:

Hansel treated me to lunch at Ajisen Ramen

I have a preferred client card at BPI
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Mia


Used for this layout is Angie Young's Reflections - Kit which is a great everyday kit that would work for boys or girls either one. It is made up of beautiful colors and bold textures to scrapbook with, create handmade cards, use in your altered art journals and collage art, and any other paper projects!


Likewise used is a mat from Angie Young's Reflections - Art Mats.


I also used a template from Cilenia Curtis' I Love You Album Templates pack.


Finally, I used a word art from Wordart World by Jennifer's Be-You-Tiful word art pack, the preview and description of which you'll find in the May 3, 2012 post.

Sunday, May 27, 2012

Justice Buena's birthday

Thankful that:

we went to visit Manang Gigi at their house in BF Homes Village I and she gave me a body bag which is perfect for travelling
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After Justice Arturo Buena's retirement ten years ago I haven't seen my office mates again. So yes it was great to see them all again.



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

Shades of Blue which includes 9 designer artist papers, 19 embellishments and 7 coordinating cardstock papers and


Shades of Blue Embellishments Add-on which includes 38 embellishments to add on to the Shades of Blue Page Kit.


Likewise used is Kristin’s Scrap Design's 2 Page Layouts No 04 digital scrapbook template.

Saturday, May 26, 2012

Mia

Thankful that:

Hansel and I were able to do the laundry
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When Mia saw a sign bearing her name she asked to have her picture taken with it.


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

Art Journal Challenge Dec 2011 Free Mini Kit which includes 3 papers and 6 elements and


Creative Musings May Add-on

Friday, May 25, 2012

Run wild

Thankful that:

I was finally able to get my layouts in the photo lab and send by LBC the photo cd to Cats
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It was good to see Mia reading during her spare time.


Used for this layout are Meagan’s Creations'

Once Upon a Time kit which includes 1 full alpha with upper- and lower-case alpha, numerals and common symbols, 17 papers including 7 solids and over 60 unique elements!



Once Upon a Time -- the Templates

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Rainbow-coloured joys

Thankful that:

Hansel bought me a bottle of Lady Million perfume by Paco Rabanne
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The flowers in Minto


Kit: Boutique Cute Dolls, Spring Delight
Template: TiernaerrinsDesign

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Ta Yann

Thankful that:

my visa to the USA has been renewed
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Beth, Sarah and I having dinner at Ta Yann


Kit: FDI Designs and KDesigns, Softness
Template: Plum Dumpling Designs

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Silly lil monster

Thankful that:

the Evangelista branch of McDonald's is open at 3:00 a.m.

after more than a week of waiting, my refund for the gown I rented at Dahrleen's has finally been deposited to my bank account
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Bambino in a park near the Rydges Hotel in Melbourne


Used for this layout is My Little World Of Monsters kit by Keley Designs which includes 05 alphas, 16 papers and 66 elements.



Likewise used is a free digital scrapbook template from Kristin’s Scrap Design.

Monday, May 21, 2012

My fella

Thankful that:

Hansel finally arrived after 7 months of being away from home and he brought home Ipanema flip flops and Royce chocolates, among other things
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In order that the sand will not spread further Hansel piled them again.


Used for this layout is Wyld Web Designs and Kathy Winters Designs, Beaver Creek Dinner Jacket Collaboration Bundle, the description and previews of which you'll find in the post below.

Likewise used is a digital scrapbooking template from Kristin’s Scrap Design's Template Pack No32 12x12, the preview of which you'll find in the May 5, 2012 post.

Sunday, May 20, 2012

Aircon repairman

Thankful that:

Cats and I arrived home safely from Davao City

I was able to get a taxi quickly at the airport
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As Hansel works on a reefer or a refrigerated ship, fixing the aircon in our room is easy peasy for him.


Used for this layout is Wyld Web Designs and Kathy Winters Designs, Beaver Creek Dinner Jacket Collaboration Bundle which includes the Beaver Creek Dinner Jacket collaboration kit which contains 26 papers and 39 elements as well as the



Beaver Creek Dinner Jacket Stacked Element Pack.


Used finally is a digital scrapbook template from Kristin’s Scrap Design's Template Pack No34 12x12.

Saturday, May 19, 2012

Echo Valley

Thankful for:

the man at SUL Orchid who took time to teach me how to make orchids bloom

Sharon Salise who gave us free, yummy dinner at their restaurant, Apung Kula
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We didn't go to Echo Valley to hear our echoes but to see the hanging coffins.


For this layout I used Throwing Some Scraps Around's Peaceful Sunday Kit, the description and preview of which you'll find in the post below.

Friday, May 18, 2012

Exhausted

Thankful that:

Cats Aguinaldo and I arrived safely in Davao City
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I was so exhausted by our trek to Bomod-ok Falls that I gladly welcomed the break.


Used for this layout is Throwing Some Scraps Around's Peaceful Sunday Kit, a gently colored kit, perfect for the soft moments in your life such as babies, weddings and romance!

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Fishing boat

Thankful for:

Chantal Maliglig who acceded to my request
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People wait for the fishing boat to dock so that they can buy fish


Kit: Digital Monsoon, Life’s a Beach
Border: Lindsay Jane Designs

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Deeply loved

Thankful that:

there's an i2i store in Robinsons Place Manila and I was able to buy a pair of sunglasses
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Hansel at NAIA 3


Used for this layout is The Brown Owl's Sunset mini kit which includes 4 papers and 9 elements.

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Cebu Pacific

Thankful that:

I mailed my long overdue letters, paid the 50% hotel reservation fee at Allied Bank, and returned the rented gown which I didn't use for Nol Cera's wedding
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Nol Cera and I on the Cebu Pacific plane going to Boracay


Used for this layout is Aria's Auntie's Parlor kit which includes: 3 clocks, 3 frames, 1 lace up ribbon strip, 1 vase of thistle, 5 flower heads, 2 floral branches, 2 leaf branches, 1 metal leaf, 1 lace cloth, 1 ribbon, 1 tag, 1 rag doll, 1 word art TIME, and 1 set metal keys.

Monday, May 14, 2012

New year's day lunch

Thankful that:

Ann and I were able to go to the wake of Edelisa Padilla's mom
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Our New Year's Day lunch consisted of grilled lamb, couscous, pomelo salad, among other things.


Template: Connie Prince

For this layout I used Nuthouse Scraps Team's New Years Reflections kit, the preview of which you'll find in the post below.

Likewise used is a word art from Wordart World by Jennifer's Happy New Year Word Art pack which includes 15 individual word art images.

Sunday, May 13, 2012

Goodbye 2011 hello 2012

Thankful that:

Mar and Vin called

I've now got 12 followers
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Celebrating the New Year


Word art: Tlc Creations

Used for this layout is Nuthouse Scraps Team's New Years Reflections kit.

Saturday, May 12, 2012

Pagoda

Thankful for:

Nel Salazar who picked the long dress, shoes, earrings for me at The Landmark and who did my hair and makeup and because of her efforts I looked a million bucks in Nol's wedding

Manny who drove me to the UST Church even though he was busy

Kereen Vasquez and her family who took me home after the wedding
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Mommy in Nan Tien


Quick page: Unknown

Friday, May 11, 2012

Joy is yours

Thankful for:

the lady at The Optical Shop in SM Sta. Mesa who fixed my eyeglasses for free

the lady, who without being asked, told me that we are already in Pureza, the street where I wanted to get off

the guy who gave me a seat on the LRT Station 2 line
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Mia in Glenmore Park


Used for this layout is The Brown Owl's Cute Lil Girl mini kit which includes 3 papers and 12 elements. You can get the kit for FREE if you join the Include it All Layout Challenge for May at DigiScrapStation.