Tuesday, December 25, 2007

Merry Holidays!

Wishing all a Merry Happy Christmas! Hope you enjoy the day with your loved ones!
- From our family to yours





Tuesday, December 18, 2007

the finale...

My Favorite Memories is closing down. A huge and difficult decision for Shari but I can totally understand her position. It is indeed a challenge to juggle working and being a wife and mom at home. I wish her all the best and happy that she can spend more time with her family. It's kindof a bittersweet feeling for me as I've met many wonderful people over at the message board. It's hard but let's keep in touch.

Final layouts for the MFM gallery.

green, orange, turquoise, red polka dots &
a favorite photo of us

just love the cool looking KI lace cardstock

Lots of things I wanna do and get for the coming X'mas. Some of those on my wish list right now: a happy life, a holiday trip to Japan (shopping for more fabric and crafty stuff!), good health for the family, etc... Bits & pieces on this page by tearing, cutting, adding small embellishments together with the black and white border stickers and love elsie noel stickers which are my current faves.

baby little missy, she is now 13 month old

Thursday, December 13, 2007

tagged

Long due!

4 THINGS ABOUT ME - tagged by Rashida

Job's I've had:

School holiday jobs when I was a teenager - worked in Tangs Studio, Kenneth Cole, InWear Matinique (this label used to be quite popular in the early 90s in S'pore) I loved and enjoyed working in the retail fashion industry. Well, except for the long irregular hours. Also worked in Gleneagles hospital as a laboratory assistant. Now, an Engineer at work.

Places I've Lived:

Singapore

Foods I Love:

  1. Japanese cuisine
  2. Fried Hokkien Mee with lots of lime please.
  3. Hot spicy food like Laksa, Tomyam
  4. Pasta

Websites I Visit:

  1. Etsy
  2. Flickr
  3. Bloglines
  4. Ezines, home deco sites

Places I'd Rather Be:

  1. London
  2. Japan
  3. San Francisco
  4. One of the estates at PangKor Laut Resort. I stayed in one of the villas and it was a heavenly experience. Love their spa.

Movies I Love:

Pretty Woman & Sabrina

TV Shows I Watch:

I’m not a TV person actually but I do follow Hong Kong drama serials on SCV.

W H O . W A S . T H E. L A S T . P E R S O N - tagged by Agnes

1. You hung out with?: P & J

2. Saw you cry: Either I was alone or my hubby

3. Went to the movies with you?: Hubby

4. You went to the mall with?: P & J

5. You went to dinner with?: My colleagues, dinner at NYDC

6. You talked on the phone to?: Big missy

7. Said ‘I love you’ to you and really meant it? Big and little missy

8. Made you laugh?: Big missy

W O U L D . Y O U . R A T H E R?

1. Pierce your nose or tongue? Neither

2. Be serious or be funny? Funny

3. Drink whole or skim milk? Whole

4. Spend time with your parents or enemies? Parents

D O . Y O U . P R E F E R.

1. Flowers or candy? Candy

2. Gray or black? Dark gray

3. Color or Black and white photos? Color

4. Lust or love? Love

5. Sunrise or sunset? Sunset

6. M and Ms or Skittles? M&Ms

7. Staying up late or waking up early? Staying up late

D O . Y O U . P R E F E R.

1. Sun or moon? Moon

2. Winter or Fall? Both

3. Left or right?: Right

4. 10 acquaintances or having two best friends?: Two best friends

5. Sunny or rainy?: Sunny

6. Vanilla ice cream or chocolate ice cream: Chocolate

A B O U T . Y O U

1. What time is it?: 1530 hrs

2. Nickname(s): Lene, Jubee, Basil....

3. What is your birth date?: 5 Aug

4. What do you want?: Too many but happiness and good health top the list

5. Where do you want to live?: Tokyo

6. How many kids do you want?: 2

7. You want to get married?: Yes

U N I Q U E

1. Nervous habit: None

2. Are you double jointed?: Nope

3. Can you roll your tongue?: Yes

4. Can you raise one eyebrow?: Yes

5. Can you cross your eyes?: Yes

6. Do you make your bed daily?: Only when I'm not rushing for time

7. Can you draw? Yes

R A N D O M

1. Which shoe goes on first? Right

2. Ever thrown a shoe at someone? Nope

3. What is your craziest experience ever? Wakeboarding , Parasailing and Snowmobiling

F O O D

1. Do you twirl your spaghetti or cut it? Twirl

2. Have you ever eaten spam? Yes

3. Favourite ice cream: Macadamia brittle, Triple chocolate & Strawberry from Häagen-Dazs

4. How many kinds of cereal are in your cabinet? 1 - Nestles Honeystar and that’s for big missy

5. What’s your favourite beverage? Peach tea

6. Do you cook? Yes

IN . T H E . L A S T . M O N T H . H A V E . Y O U ?

1. Bought something - Yes

2. Sang - Yes, with big missy

3. Been hugged - Yes

4. Felt stupid - Yes

5. Missed someone - Yes

6. Danced crazy - Nope

7. Gotten your hair cut – Yes and permed

8. Cried - Yes

9. Lied - Yes

People I Tag: Rashida of I Heart Linen, Marisa of Quilt Otaku, BP of GoingBackToBasics , Melissa Deakin of Savoring The Details, Sri Sams of Color My World, Dallas

Thursday, December 06, 2007

handmade gifts

I started on my handmade christmas projects last week for our friends and baby sitter's family. I probably love my sewing machine so much that I couldn't stop sewing. :) I've sewn a lot of small bags - mostly zipper & drawstring pouches. I have a couple more to finish before I post them here once and for all.

Hand embroidered little bird and tree.
Design taken from a Japanese craft book. Yum so love the greeny tree
Lined with green polka dots

Joel Dewberry

For our baby sitter - she loves drawstring pouches. She's the most capable homemaker I've ever known. Modern, pretty and young looking 40-ish lady. Friends who met her will agree with me. We are so lucky to have her.


Monday, December 03, 2007

the 601

It's finally here, fresh off the oven. 601 Great Scrapbook Ideas, the latest idea book in the scrapbook industry is now available. A total of 265 pages with hundreds and hundreds of layouts by artists from all over the world. In this book, the pages are broken down into 5 different topics.

1. Everyday Life
2. Hard to Forget
3. Princess
4. Prince Charming
5. Open Heart


The book


The published page - Fun Time.Be Yourself
The contributors index page
Mine's on page 49 - everyday life

Thanks to Memory Makers for giving me this opportunity to contribute to this great idea book. Beautiful pages with different styles, ideas and techniques used. I strongly recommend the 601 Great Scrapbook Ideas book if you are looking out for fantastic scrapbook inspiration. Just pure eye candy.
Some pages created for One Page At A Time kit club. My 6-month DT term is ending Dec this year.

I heart this photo of big missy - she was singing baa baa black sheep in the park. I was of a title for this page and this black cardstock (KI Memories) with the word 'black' on it - life saver! lol. That's how the title came about. :D


So You
A wedding page for my swap partner Dallas
big missy's 1st day in childcare centre early this year.