Friday, May 28, 2010

Partly Sunny with a chance of tantrums

We all know 'that' forecast, eh? :) Tantrums complete me. LOL. A day without tantrum from any of the kids, or even me seems incomplete for us right now. Yet, I cherish days like these, sulks, tears and all. Live for the now, that's what I tell myself.

The Partly Sunny Gallery went LIVE a couple of minutes ago. Here's what I have in mine.


Adam, my friend. He'll be running 84km, double the distance of full marathon tomorrow, for a cause, a great cause. I hope to be there when he finish his 84km, together with Mr. Husband.

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Zig Zag Chain Punch and the fabulous 'today' stamp from the main kit.

today & always

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Large Monarch Butterfly punch, some twine and twisted burlap, which are going, going, gone from the shop so get them while you can! :)

she loves you

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The butterflies were stamped with Sunflower mist. You can also see Bracket Border punch. Yum. I have been reaching for that a lot lately.


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The butterfly stamp, again. This time heat-embossed, then misted with Sunflower. And oh, just for the record, I adore those little metal flowers from Making Memories. Fun!

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The fabulous fabulous Butterflies edge punch. *swoon* And my beloved Tiny Attacher in action.

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Classic. Love. The journaling font, my favorite-est ever (if there is such a phrase) - Traveling Typewriter. It's free too! Get it here. While you're there you can download a buttload of other beautiful fonts as well. *grins*


A just because layout. Just because I wanna play with the cute stickers, just because I wanna scrap that photo of my girls about a million times over. *grins*

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Yes, I went Mist crazy. On this layout alone, I have Sunflower, Cream and Fern Green. And through-out the gallery.. lots and lots of twine. I used black and brown precicion pens (u can't really see the difference in my photo) and drew some faux-stitches for my 'frame' and other prettiness.

As usual, shoot me with questions, if any. I'll be happy to answer them :) I'll see you soon with some Documentary goodness! :)

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Sometimes you just need to hear it

Sometimes I just wanna be the one to tell you, that you're awesome. Thanks Susan for sharing, it's just super true.

Yes, my friend. It's true. Did it make you smile? I hope it does. :)

The color room has a new palette up! Have you seen it? I wasn't sure at first, because in my mind, I thought 'no, that's so not me!' but hell yes, this is one of my favorite layout as of now. We all know how fickle undecided I can get, but yes, for now, this is my favorite layout.

Leap Learn Love

My baby sister. The one I bully ask to make me coffee when she's around. LOL. The one who doesn't eat ice cream from Baskin-Robbins. She eats the ice cream cone/wafer though, so I usually get her that when we go for ice cream.

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Lots of Anthology and bits and pieces from past Studio Calico kits. I really enjoyed using the Hambly Rub On, they are perfect for this page, I feel.

My favorite part gotta be the stamped frames. *sigh* I feel so clever after I did that. LOL. And the butterflies, I think no explanation needed there. *grins*

You will want to get your hands on the pink slipped stamps this month. I know I will need that Pinked Circle and Fence Alpha Border for sure. Actually, scratch that. If I can be sure that Mr. Husband is not gonna get a heart attack when he gets the credit card bill, I will want to buy the whole shop! LOL.

Something new and exciting coming our way. I can barely contain my giddyness when I saw this new line from Studio Calico. :) Like what you see? Watch this space.


Sunday, May 9, 2010

In Denial

yes, my 10th Mother's Day and I'm in denial. How could I have been celebrating Mother's Day for 10 good years and there are still a lot more to learn about being one itself? If only children come with Instructions Manual, eh? If only. For now, I'm winging it. Love, logic and a little bit of crazy thrown in for good measure should do it.

Just so you know, I'm having a hard time stringing a sentence right now. The puter's CPU is making some kind of noise. Irritating is an understatement. It's making me cranky and I don't function very well when I'm cranky. I can't even take photos when I'm cranky. Silly. I need earplugs.

Best if I just show you the layouts, yes? Top three from my Granny's Cupboard gallery :)

27 yrs

This one looks better in real life, trust me. Those splatters and stamped image? It's actually silver. Yes, awesomely gorgeous Silver Plated Mist.

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Yummy round binding edge punch.

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This is not a layout about my age. I'm way past 27. :) It's about how long I took to get back to Sentosa Island here in Singapore. And I used the sticker with an image of a telephone on it because I had to call my mom to ask how old was I when I was last in Sentosa. LOL.

What took me so long? I have no idea. I have been staying in Singapore for at least eight years! :) Now that the spell has been broken, I bet you'll be seeing us there more often.


I need to add some journaling on this one.

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Storytime Alphabets. I think you already know how much I love that set.

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You can see I used both of my monarch butterfly punch and the open scallop edge punch. I gotta feeling open scallop is gonna be a favorite amongst the favorite.

You can also see the photo close up. She was truely, without a shadow of doubt, happy at that moment. Makes me happy, that photo.

the good life

Went mist crazy on this one, and had fun stitching too!

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Just a normal, average day for us. I love normal. I want them to remember the good ol' normal days. If you still remember, Neha was sick last month? She was home for 11 days and oh how I long for her to be healthy and back in school. That was when I did this layout.

Bits of patterned paper, some zig zag punch action, stitching, misting and stickers. Lovin' it!

Papi Love

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Papi as in Daddy. Yes, too much Dora, and I want to record that. Who knows, one day she may stop calling him Papi and revert back to Daddy? :) Who knows?

The CPU is still driving me crazy, so I better stop doing whatever I'm doing on the puter and go to bed. Tomorrow, I'll be busy hopping from one blog to another to leave all of you some love. I love days like that.