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  1. Scrapbookers Anonymous March 2011 Challenge

    March 31, 2011 by admin

    I finally was able to make the layout for the challenge. This time the challenge is to use a minimum of 7 flowers, the premade kind, not homemade, the more flowers the merrier!

    (Please click to view a bigger picture)

    I wish I could use more flowers for this layout ( I have something else in mind ) but this is the best I could do, while having a toddler who is curious about everything. If there is an award for scrapping yelling mom, I’m sure I could win one..huhu!

    I’m using old patterned papers I have. I think it’s Daisy D’s. The flowers are all Prima which I bought a few years ago. This time I am a little wiser as I embellished them with buttons and bows of crochet thread. If you count the one I stack on top of each other, I managed to use about 9 flowers for this layout..heh!

    I crocheted those pink flowers and butterfly as a friend requested a hair clip for her daughter. So I need to take a picture and show her how the flower looks like before I could proceed with the next step to sew the felt hair clip cover.

    And since I am currently reading Eat Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert, I put those crochet flowers on the book and just snap some pictures.

    Oh, this is also the first time I used doily in my layout. I distressed the doily with Tattered Rose ink. I wish I have a darker pink color to distress its edge. Well, that’s another reason to stash some more scrapbook stuff..huh!

  2. Mother’s Day Card

    March 25, 2011 by admin

    Still in the effort to make do with whatever craft stash I have in possession, this time I am using the 6 x 6 paper pad and baker’s twine I bought from Shirl many months ago.

    It is the My Mind’s Eye Fine and Dandy collection. I am interested to use the hanging banner pattern after seeing how others implement it in their layout.

    This is also the first time I tie the twine inside the button hole. The first button was done quite well since I cut the twine quite long. For the second button with yellow twine, I decided to be frugal and cut it short before I tied was hard to fumble with a just-enough-length of you can see the twine ends all loose up as the consequences..huhu!

    I also tried to print the Mother’s Day sentiment on patterned paper. I printed a trial piece on plain paper and then I glued the piece of patterned paper at the area where the first piece was printed on.

    I should have use repositionable glue as the Glue Dots that I was using were too strong..huhu!

    Well, at least I learned a few new tricks doing this simple Mother’s Day card.

    I am entering this card for Simon Says Stamps Challenge – Mother’s Day/Girlie.

  3. Mood Board Challenge

    March 14, 2011 by admin

    Thanks to Scrap-It-Lah for running this mood board challenge. I’ve heard about mood board before but never thought about doing it for scrapbooking layout.

    (Please click to see a bigger image)

    It really helps me to get the feel and mood according to the pictures I’ve chosen for this challenge. I’ll tell you more about these pictures. My son has a great problem to fall asleep at night. Usually I will fall asleep before he does. What he will do is to take a few of his toys and play it by the bedside (or rather our mattress side..haha!), right at Mama’s feet while Mama tries to sleep.

    So one day, when I woke up, I found his ELC car and truck toys were lining up nicely according to their type, right by the mattress – car with car, truck with cement mixer and tow truck..well, you know what I mean. I know I have to snap some pictures as a remark of his ability to categorize things. At 2 year of age, this is considered as an achievement in term of child development!

    So just as the Squidoo suggests, I brought those 2 pictures to my craft room and start putting items that I see fit with the mood of the pictures. I found those pieces of paper of his hand painted art which I plan to keep and I thought, hey this will fit nicely with the color of those cars and trucks..heh!

    I gathered many more possible items like ribbons, brads, and even flowers but after leaving it for 2-3 days and coming back to the room later, I decided this will do for the layout. I tried to be less critical and put on more things but somehow I realized that I am just a “less is more” type of scrapbooker.

    I also found some old vellum sticker that has suitable sentiments about having a boy.

    And for the title, I decided to stamp the Pebble Inc alphabet foams using acrylic paint and then spray some green paint at the back using the paint brush…(it’s kind of ad hoc decision since I didn’t want to waste the green paint). These days I use the alphabet foams (which I bought since the past 4 years but never get to use them) to teach him ABC while doing some random, fun painting.

    Since my son now loves painting (or actually squeezing most of the paint out of their bottles into palette..huhu!), I decided to stamp the title with him in the play room. As you can see in the above in-the-making picture, I have to stamp twice as he smudged the first one. Well, that’s life when you have a boy..

  4. Flashback First 3D Project

    March 3, 2011 by admin

    I was browsing Shirl’s craft blog and found out about this great challenge at Flashback Friday Challenge.

    The Flashback Friday 8.0 is to share your first ever 3D project that you have done.

    I am so shy to share mine, but the truth is, here is the minimal looking frame I made as a gift to a friend back then in 2007 using whatever scrapbooking embellishments I have that time. The entry of the novice frame is here Decorated Frame With Scrapbooking Materials.

    And recently in 2010, I have made another one to be given to Hubby. I put our son’s picture in the frame so that Hubby can put in his work-from-home room.

    The frame was also entered into a challenge – Flowers and Frills.

    (Please click on the image to view larger version)

    I hope you can see that I made some improvement in my crafting. Aging does make people a bit wiser over the years, I guess..haha!

  5. BasicGrey Challenge #33 – Wings

    November 20, 2010 by admin

    It’s been a rather hectic November with most of the family members not feeling well. I didn’t expect to take part in any challenge this month, but then my toddler son decided to spend some time in my craft room, and so here is the outcome. This is for BasicGrey Challenge #33 – Wings.


    It is really a simple card. I have stamped the bird few weeks ago and try to color it using the chalk by Pebbles Inc which I have bought for the past 4 years but never get to use it. If only I have Perfect Pearls..huhu!


    And to make sure that I fulfill the requirement of using at least one Basic Grey product, I used the sentiment “I Look Up To You!” from Basic Grey clear stamp. Usually I will use patterned paper by Basic Grey, however this time I used My Mind’s Eye. I also used embroidery floss after watching some video at


    Since I’m using patterned paper to make this card, I am entering this for Dust Off That Patterned Paper challenge at wee Memories as well.

  6. Pixie Challenge For Oct 2010

    November 5, 2010 by admin

    I finally get to complete this challenge. For the month of October, the challenge at Pixie Dust Paperie is all about “SCRAP-LIFT”. What I have to do is to pick out a creation from their DT from their October post, scrap-lift, and give it a new look with my new idea.

    Since I hardly do anything shabby and pink, I thought I will try to scraplift the butterfly card by Lori Hairston. Check out her original entry here – Pixie Dust Butterfly Card.

    Butterfly Card

    It proves to be a real challenge, because seriously I lack of the right embellishment and tools. I don’t even have a puncher to do the scallop, so I improvised by drawing a half round shape along the paper and manually cut it using scissors..huhu!


    I rummaged through the stash of Prima flowers and hey, I found one item that looks like butterfly. Note to myself, I need to shop for more updated embellishment.


    Luckily I could find some sentiment that is pink. I think it must belongs to Valentine theme. I covered the chipboard with patterned paper and put the sentiment sticker on top of it. I tried not to put too much embellishment because they seem to cover the sentiment sticker.

    I am thinking of adding on sentiment like Congratulations For Your New Baby Girl or even Happy Anniversary later. Marriage and parenting certainly feels that way, sometimes it is not easy, but it is certainly worth it to fight for.

    Updated: I am also entering this card for wee Memories ‘Free for All’ Challenge #29.

  7. Scrapbookers Anonymous October Challenge

    October 25, 2010 by admin

    This is another challenge I’m entering for the month of October. This time it is for Scrapbookers Anonymous blog. The requirement is to use a minimum of 3 different patterned papers from 3 different manufacturers.

    (Please click on the images to view a larger version)


    Most of the papers I have are from the same manufacturer i.e Basic Grey or MME so I have to really dig into my stash to see whether any of the suitable papers for this challenge come from 3 different manufacturers. I finally found 2 from Basic Grey (Scarlet’s Letter pack), one from My Mind’s Eye, one from Daisy’s D and the floral orange one from Chatterbox..phewww, all 5 papers that I bought since 2005!


    At first I planned to scrap the pictures of our trip to the beach for anniversary in 2005, but I couldn’t find papers that complemented those pictures and fulfill the requirement of this challenge. Thus I changed the subject to this blooming gardenia. The last time it bloomed was in 2008 (or was it 2007) and after that she decided to stop blooming. Until recently she decided to bloom again.


    I guess gardening is like life. You put all that you can and then what you can do is wait, pray and hope that whatever you do will be fruitful, and one day walla just as you thought you would never get what you want, life gives you the unexpected. I chose the life sentiment from Rhonna Farrer rub on to express what I feel in this layout.


    I also love the fact that I finally get to use the journaling page from Making Memories Noteworthy notebook…I have been keeping it untouched in the stash for so long. The silver sentiment “your unique gift” is from Making Memories Charmed Phrases. The ribbons and other embellishment like felt rick rack and lace are mostly from Making Memories. I am using most of the materials which I bought since 2005, the year that I starts scrapbooking seriously.


    I am all into paper distressing these days, so that’s why I distressed the paper that I used to mat the picture. For the patterned paper on the right, I decided to cut out according to the floral design and let it stick out a bit, giving a 3D effect on the layout. I thought of using flowers as additional embellishment but that would be like overshadowing the great gardenia picture I want to emphasize..heh!

  8. A Fall/Harvest Card

    October 24, 2010 by admin

    Please click on the image to view a larger version.

    I have never done a card for fall/harvest theme. So when I found a few challenges that require such theme, initially I was really out of inspiration on what to do.

    Thanks to Kathy of Kathy Winter Designs for sharing her wordart, I decided to print the sentiment and use it on my card. At first I thought of using digi stamp with image of pumpkin or anything related to harvest, but then I don’t have any other tools to color the image..huhu! I guess in the end we have to make do with whatever we have, right? And be thankful for the opportunity to be more creative and improvise with the limited choices in life.


    As part of the requirement by Basic Grey Challenges blog, I used Basic Grey patterned papers in the Stella Ruby collection. I have bought the pack for many years now and yet to open the packaging..huhu..what a hoarder I am! Luckily the Stella Ruby collection has papers in autumn color palette.


    This is also the first time that I use patterned paper to embellish chipboard. Thanks to the tips that other scrappers share, I didn’t paste the paper till the edge of the chipboard. Instead I inked the edge to cover the chipboard. It made my job a lot easier than having to trim the paper at the edge with craft knife..heh!

    I also used buttons for the first time. This time I used buttons that already have adhesive at the back. Maybe next time I will try using raw buttons and learn how to tie the thread as artistically as possible.

    I am also entering this card for Give Thanks challenge in Simon Says Stamp blog. I was hoping to take part in their Easy No Cook Recipe Challenge last week but I was too busy and missed the dateline.

    Updated: I am entering this into Anything Goes Challenge at Top Tip Tuesday. Who knows I might be one of the lucky winners for the gift certificate!

  9. Easel Card For Papier Photo Inspiration Challenge

    October 13, 2010 by admin

    Once again the scrapbooking store at The Curve, Papier is having another blog challenge. This time it is photo inspiration challenge.

    What we have to do is to create a card or a layout based on the photo below. Be inspired by the colors, patterns or the shapes in the photo.

    (Please click the images to view larger pictures)

    Since I’ve never done an easel card before, I decided to make one for this challenge.


    Initially it was a real challenge for me to come out with something related to the photo. What I have in mind is to use the colors in the photo. I browse through all the patterned papers in my stash to check whether any of them has the color combination and I found one by My Mind’s Eye. It is Magnolia #MG1020 Serene “Dream” Floral/Teal.


    I also want to use the crochet flower and edging that I handmade especially for this challenge. I inked the Bohemian chipboard in flower shape in Aspen Mist, inked its edge in Ocean Depth and then applied Jo Sonja Opal Dust on it. It took me a while to wait for the glitter glue to dry before I could test with the blue crochet flower.


    I didn’t have any stamp that is suitable for the card sentiments so I used K&Company Amy Butler Belle Quilted Words stickers. I am always fond of cards with motivational sentiments. Not sure who I will post this card to this time..hehe!


    Oh, I am so happy that I finally get the chance to use one of the journalling pages from MM Noteworthy notebook. The silver sentiment “be an original” is from Making Memories Charmed Phrases.


    Once I have finished making the front card, I added Prima crystals to the layout inside of the card. I never thought that making an easel card is that easy. Next time I hope to make one in round shape.


    I couldn’t get a good full view of the card for a picture. But I hope this will do to show how the easel card looks like once folded up.

  10. Basic Grey Challenge – Sparkle

    October 11, 2010 by admin

    Basic Grey Challenge blog is having another challenge. This time the theme is sparkle.

    I really don’t have anything sparkly (like Stickles or embossing powder) except for a bottle of Jo Sonja Opal Dust which I have been using on decoupage item.

    This time I decided to try it on the chipboard and the felt fusion. Luckily it worked on those Bohemian My Mind’s Eye chipboard and Queen & Co felt fusion.


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    Remember I mentioned earlier that I am going to use my own handmade crocheted flower in the next LO or card. Well, I managed to use one flower on the card above.


    Here is the close up look of the flower. The only Basic Grey item I used for this challenge is the “hello” stamp. The patterned paper is Canopy Floral from Chatterbox. As usual most of the items used in this card are what I have in my stash for the past 4 years..huhu!

    Oh, thanks to the eBay seller who gave me the bonus gift of Kaisercraft clear crystal. I was able to use the biggest piece of the crystal as the centre of my crocheted flower. It adds up the sparkle effect on the card..heh!

    Updated on 16th Oct 2010:

    I have found another challenge blog that allows people to combine challenge – Polka Doodles Week 40 Challenge – Make Your Own Embellishments.

    I am entering this card for the challenge as I fits the criteria of making my own embellishments.