Friday, November 30, 2012

Mortuary

Thankful that:

seeing that I was setting the camera timer, a wonderful guy offered to take our picture at Caleruega

Cely Ogsimer dropped me off at Pasay Road after our trip to Tagaytay

I already submitted my entry to a contest at Reader's Digest days before for I would not have made it to the deadline set today
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The mortuary at Global Fun Carnival


Used for this layout are Kathy Winters Designs' Hocus Pocus kit and Hocus Pocus Wordart, the descriptions and previews of which are in the post below.

Likewise used is a digital scrapbook template from Meagan’s Creations' Spiral Templates pack.

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Spook-tacular

Thankful that:

I have a "recognizable" face

Cely Ogsimer and I were able to go to the Pink Sisters Convent in Tagaytay before the gates closed for the day

Maricar dela Rosa, Cely Ogsimer, and I had dinner at Army Navy Burger + Burrito at Solenad 2
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Halloween stuff being sold at SM Makati


Template: Down This Road Designs

Used for this layout are the following products by Kathy Winters Designs:

Hocus Pocus kit which contains 16 papers and 55 elements and



Hocus Pocus Wordart which is a set of 6 wordart pieces.

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Joey Yung

Thankful that:

there is a clinic at the PHILJA Training Center

my blood pressure is lower
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At Madame Tussauds Hong Kong with Joey Yung's wax model


Template: Sus Designs

Used for this layout is Snips and Snails Designs' Inspire Me kit which includes 5 patterned and textured papers and plenty of elements.

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Just hanging out

Thankful that:

I was given medicines for my sudden rise of blood pressure

Nol Castillo and I were not late for the bus that would take us to the Philja Training Center
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Mark Guiriba, Nol Castillo, and I in front of the bar at the Boracay Sands Hotel


Template: ChrissyW

Used for this layout is Kimberly Cameron Designs' Discover Paradise kit, the preview of which you can see in the post below.

Monday, November 26, 2012

Surfcraft prohibited

Thankful that:

Nol Castillo gave me a durian bar and a pomelo from Davao City
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This young man looked so forlorn as he walked on the beach. Maybe it's because he saw the surfcraft prohibited sign


Template: Angelclaud ArtRoom

Used for this layout is Kimberly Cameron Designs' Discover Paradise kit.

Sunday, November 25, 2012

Where my heart is

Thankful that:

Mommy, Aiai and I had lunch at Max's

my Guava Bars turned out well

I am scrapbooking again
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These kids are part of my treasure


Used for this layout are Aria's Follow Your Art Strength Elements and Follow Your Art Strength Papers, the previews of which you'll find in the October 27, 2012 post.

Likewise used is a template from Meagan’s Creations' Paper Hearts Templates, the preview of which you can see in the June 5, 2012 post.

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Happiness defined

Thankful that:

Hansel and I talked via Skype on my new laptop

Cats Aguinaldo gave me nice presents from her trip to Italy and Malaysia

I found another blouse at Shapes
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Bambino and Mia had fun posing with this statue at Fort Santiago. Whoever says that historical spots are boring couldn't be more wrong.


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

Facebook freebie for July 2012 and


a word art from Life Defined which features a set of 18 digital and printable word art images.


Likewise used is a digital scrapbook template from Kristin’s Scrap Design's Template Pack No20 12x12, the preview of which you'll see in the October 9, 2012 post.

Friday, November 23, 2012

Original

Thankful that:

Justin Vallar installed programs on my new laptop

Vi Vallar and I had lunch at Soi

I submitted the documents needed by the clinic
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Again, Cats and I made use of the camera's timer which allows 4 consecutive shots


Template: Karen Diamond Designs

Used for this layout are Snips and Snails Designs' Unique Elements, Unique Papers, Unique Cardstock, Unique Journal Cards, and Unique Overlays, the previews and descriptions of which are in the post below.

Thursday, November 22, 2012

Creative

Thankful that:

Mark Guiriba accompanied me in buying a new laptop
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Cats and me having fun using her camera's timer


Template: Karen Diamond Designs

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

Unique Elements


Unique Papers which contains 12 patterned and textured papers


Unique Cardstock


Unique Journal Cards which includes 8 journal cards


Unique Overlays

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Solitude

Thankful that:

I had time to canvass the prices for a new laptop

there wasn't a long line of people waiting to be measured for the bowling uniform
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After days of downcast sky, seeing the blue sky was a refreshing sight


Used for this layout is Cilenia Curtis' Lovely in Lilac kit which includes 5 designer artist's papers, 6 slightly shabby solid papers, 1 set of stacked papers and 32 elements of frames, transfers, masks, tags, word art strips and various attachments.


Tuesday, November 20, 2012

I am a child of God

Thankful that:

my office mates like my chocolate chip cookies and my bread pudding
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If God could love me despite my many flaws so should I


Used for this layout is Angie Young's Follow Your Art April 2012 -- Explore Bundle. Included in the bundle are 12 textured artistic papers, 5 artistic art mats, 6 page borders, 12 tags, 4 brads, and 27 elements.





Likewise used is Meagan’s Creations' Once Upon a Time -- the Templates, the preview of which can be found in the May 25, 2012 post.

Monday, November 19, 2012

Samsung phone case

Thankful that:

I played 4 sets of badminton, 2 of which I won and 2 which I lost
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Jojo Ratilla, me, and Emmie Hicarte in a shop which sells phone cases


Template: Jellebelleke’s Designs / Mixing Colors Clusters

Used for this layout is Angie Young's Follow Your art May 2012 -- Strength Kit which contains 12 textured artistic papers and 34 elements.

Sunday, November 18, 2012

Inspired

Thankful that:

Mommy, Aiai and I had lunch at Mann Yann
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Mommy inspires me


Used for this layout are the following products of Aria:

Nostalgia Elements which includes 20 elements and


Nostalgia Papers which contain 8 papers.


Likewise used is a digital scrapbook template from Kristin’s Scrap Design's Template Pack No 30 12x12, the preview of which is given in the July 11, 2012 post.

Saturday, November 17, 2012

Joy

Thankful that:

Sherwin of Lenovo answered my queries sent by SMS

I was able to buy 3 shoes, all at P500.00 (2 from Alberto and 1 from Milani)

I can still fit into a small tee-shirt at Collezione
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Lunch with Beth Sorianosos at Shakey's Pizza


Used in this layout are:

Aimee Harrison Design Studios, Digilicious Designs, and Snips and Snails Designs' Vintage Summer Quick Pages, the preview of which you can find in the post below, and

Wordart World by Jennifer's 101 Words {CU OK) featuring 101 stylized words.

Friday, November 16, 2012

Train ride

Thankful that:

Hansel called on the phone and we were also able to converse by Skype

out of 4 sets in badminton me and my partner, Marissa Melgar, won 3
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Bambino took this picture of me and Ate Angie Vista on the train going to Quaker Hill


Used for this layout are Aimee Harrison Design Studios, Digilicious Designs, and Snips and Snails Designs' Vintage Summer kit, the preview and description of which you can find in the October 30, 2012 post, and

Vintage Summer Quick Pages

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Pitcher plant

Thankful that:

the lady at the postal office in Robinsons Place Manila was quite helpful, as she provided me with glue, scotch tape, as well as a padded envelope, things I forgot to bring

I found a turtleneck shirt at Terranova which was on sale for only P195.00

I got my eyeglasses repaired
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The pitcher plant at The Orchidarium


Template: Katja G. (DoggiNo)

Used for this layout is Kathy's Scraps' Enchanted Garden kit, the preview and description of which are in the post below.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Yellow bell

Thankful that:

Manny and Ann re-arranged their Halloween decorations so that I could take a photo of them

Justin Vallar, Ate Vi's son, provided me with the specs I have to look for when buying a laptop
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The yellow bell at The Orchidarium


Template: Katja G. (DoggiNo)

Used for this layout is Kathy's Scraps' Enchanted Garden kit which contains 16 papers and plenty of elements.


Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Look through my eyes

Thankful that:

my marmalade chews taste great

the GSIS sent me a letter re: Prudential Life's memorial plans _______________________________

Taking pictures of old churches, flowers, and sunsets is what I enjoy as well as travelling and writing to pen friends


Template: Yin Designs

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

Family and Friends Elements which features a set of 32 elements,


Family and Friends Neutral Papers featuring a set of 20 papers, and


Family and Friends Brads pack which features a set of 30 decorative brads.

Monday, November 12, 2012

Beauty is ... in your smile

Thankful that:

Manny lent me his laptop where he had already installed Skype

Hansel and I talked via Skype
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Lunch with Beth Sorianosos and Gemma Oquendo at The Chicken Rice Shop


Used for this layout is Throwing Some Scraps Around' Beauty Is... kit, the preview and description of which can be found in the post below.

Likewise used is a digital scrapbooking template from Kristin’s Scrap Design's 2-Page Layouts No 16, the preview of which is in the September 12, 2012 post.

Sunday, November 11, 2012

Artefacts

Thankful that:

I bought 3 pairs of footwear which were all on sale -- 2 from Le Donne and 1 from Skechers

Jeff Roze answered my e-mail
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These artefacts were inside the traditional houses located on the grounds of the Bontoc Museum


Template: Jemima

Used for this layout is Throwing Some Scraps Around' Beauty Is... kit which includes 18 papers and 56 elements.