Thursday, January 31, 2013


Thankful that:

I redeemed the Jollibee freebie meal courtesy of BPI

I love this "tough look" picture of Bambino

Template: Angelclaud ArtRoom

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

One Cool Dude which features 20 papers, 45 elements, and 17 word art images and

One Cool Dude Clusters featuring 6 clusters.

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Hunter Valley Gardens

Thankful that:

the bank teller accepted the payment for the SSS contribution even though the bank only accepts such payments on Tuesdays and Thursdays

It would have been nice to explore the gardens at Hunter Valley but there was no time to do so. We arrived there at 4:15 p.m. and the gardens close at 5:00 p.m. Well, there's always a next time.

Used for this layout are the following products:

October Dawn's She's Just A Country Mouse - The Elements which contains 94 elements,

Sarah Sullivan's Sweet Avery Papers, which includes six solid and fourteen patterned papers,

Vanessa Fenton's Vintage Photo Frames,

Diane Rooney's Brush Stamps - Scallop Edge Dates, and

Crystal Livesay's Grow With Love: Marriage Edition

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

C.A.S.E. File No. 27 and freebie quick page

Thankful that:

the parties settled their differences in the case assigned to me

If you'd like a freebie quick page based on my layout posted below as well as a freebie template you can check out Scrap Art Studio for C.A.S.E. (Copy and Steal Everything) File No. 27. Free first week it is posted on the Blog on Monday until that Friday. After that, all sales will go to Art Aid Charity to help supply art supplies to public schools through DickBlick Art Supplies.

Monday, January 28, 2013

Go back in time

Thankful that:

we were able to talk to our families in Australia via Skype

Whenever Hansel and I go to Siraan Hot Springs we go back in time

Used for this layout is Bee-Designs' Remember When Kit that contains 10 papers, 47 elements, 3 word arts.

Sunday, January 27, 2013

Snowy skies freebie quick page

Thankful that:

I won a reusable shopping bag with three toilet paper rolls at Landmark

I made 2 quick pages -- one in a 12x12 format and the other in an 8x8 format -- with Scrappy Cats' Snowy Skies kit, the preview of which is given in the post below.

Download the 12 x 12 format HERE

Download the 8 x 8 format HERE

If you want to get the kit for FREE all you have to do is join the QP Collection Game for January at DigiScrap Station.

Don't forget to check out the forum at DigiScrap Station to collect any other free quick pages that are available!

Saturday, January 26, 2013

Snow baby

Thankful that:

it being a Saturday I don't have to go to the office, as I'm sick

Kim's daughter playing in the snow

Used for this layout is Scrappy Cats' Snowy Skies kit which has 14 background papers and plenty of elements.

Friday, January 25, 2013


Thankful that:

Gemma Bautista gave me a Snickers bar

My friend and fellow CT member at Snips and Snails Designs, Kim VanAken Kerr lent me pictures of her children sledding

Template: Cluster Queen Creations

Used for this layout are the following products by Meagan's Creations:

Cozy Winter and

Cozy Winter -- the Word Art Clusters

Thursday, January 24, 2013

December to remember

Thankful that:

the flight of Ann was not delayed

Mommy during our Noche Buena celebration

Quick page: Xcenedra Designs

Used for this layout is a word art from Wordart World by Jennifer's December kit, the preview and description of which you can find in the December 26, 2012 post.

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Trip to Jerusalem

Thankful that:

Aiai Tumale kept her head under pressure

Hansel sent a message via Facebook

At our high school class's Christmas party we played Trip to Jerusalem. I lost but I don't mind because we played for fun not for the prize.

Used in this layout are the following products:

Deena Rutter's Scarborough Fair Trinket - Elements 1,

Sara Schmutz's Back to Basics Paper Pack 1,

Vanessa Fenton's Floral Dreams - Word Art,

Erica Coombs's Just The Basics - Tiny Cut Outs Alpha 2, and

Sarah Sullivan's January 2013 Blueprint.

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Caleruega creche

Thankful that:

I have all the ingredients on hand for bread pudding

The creche at Caleruega

Used for this layout are the following products:

October Dawn's The Reason - Collection which includes the alpha pack (uppercase, lowercase, numbers & some punctuation), the element pack with 50 elements, and the paper pack (16 patterns, 8 solids) as well as

Crystal Livesay's Grow With Love | Holiday Edition templates, the preview of which is found in the January 6, 2013 post.

Monday, January 21, 2013

It's a happy new year

Thankful that:

the drizzle did not turn into a full-blast rain for I didn't bring any umbrella with me

We rang in New Year 2013 with a toast

Used for this layout is October Dawn's Beginnings - The Collection which includes 1 chrome alpha set (uppercase, lowercase, numbers, punctuation & international characters), 30 elements and 16 papers (4 card stocks, 6 patterns, 6 solids).

Likewise used is Wordart World by Jennifer's S.W.A.P. 114.

Sunday, January 20, 2013

Hold onto your dreams

Thankful that:

Ann and Manny treated Mommy, Aiai and myself to lunch at Max's Restaurant

Our class has produced a lawyer (me), two engineers (Cirio Caballero and Ronald Nepomuceno), and an IT specialist (Tuts Figueroa)

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

FYA - Authentic - Page Kit which features 6 artsy background papers and 20 elements and

FYA - Authentic - Tags & Frames which features 6 artsy frames and 6 ready made tags.

Likewise used are Aria's Cotton Tail Bundle which includes brushes of nine elements and

stitching from Courtney’s Digiscrappin’s Kiss Me kit, the preview and description of which are found in the December 24, 2012 post.

Saturday, January 19, 2013

Be true

Thankful that:

I was able to do the laundry, as the weather was fine

Three cameras, three photographers located in different positions equal three photos taken at different angles

Used for this layout are the following products by Aria:

Follow Your Art Authentic Elements which features twenty elements,

Follow Your Art Authentic 8.5x11 Papers featuring twelve 8.5x11 inch papers, and

Follow Your Art Authentic Word Art which contains five unique word art.

Likewise used is a newsletter freebie template from DeepGirl Design.

Friday, January 18, 2013

Christmas in one's heart

Thankful that:

Hansel bought me some Victoria Secret goodies while he was at Port Everglades

I figured out how to revert my desktop background to its previous format

At Caleruega with Imee Caragan, Maricar dela Rosa and Wowee Recinto

Template: Amanda & Millie Designs

Used for this layout is Christmas is magic kit by butterflyDsign which contains 10 papers and 88 elements.

Thursday, January 17, 2013


Thankful that:

Vi Vallar, Nol Cera, and I had lunch at Racks

At Zark's Burgers Mommy was given deep fried Snickers with vanilla ice cream and chocolate sauce, it being her birthday

Template: AK Designs

Used for this layout are the following products by Meagan's Creations:

I Scream -- the Elements which contains a pack of 30 elements,

I Scream -- the Patterned Papers containing a pack of 10 patterned papers, and

I Scream -- the Solid Papers containing a pack of 8 solid papers with some wrinkles