Tuesday, January 29, 2013

First few pages for the New Year!

YeHey! Finally had the time to unwind and scrapped again... Its the first bonding moment of the LB Scrpaholics for the year and celebrated Doc Ritz's birthday with an overnight scrap. Its great to be with good friends at the same time, love the things that you do together. I was able to make four layouts over the night, a bit slow because I spent more time chit chatting with friends. 

Christmas 2012... This is page is for Lorenzo, this will give him the idea of family and opening gifts, which he always looks forward on holidays. I used here Fancy Pants pps, Prima leaves, buttons, baker's twine, brillance ink and washi tape from Helga.

Christmas 2012... This one is for Luigi. An annual shot of how our little family is slowly growing. I used here assorted christmas papers, rick rack ribbons, brillance ink, paper leaves, metals and DMC threads for the stitches. 

One of a Kind... Finally captured a good smile from Luigi! I just love the sketch and idea of this page, clean, easy and innovative. I used here October Afternoon pps, washi tapes, Echo Park tag and sticker, baker's twine, Prima paper flower, buttons, rick rack ribbons, Maya Road mists and DMC threads.

@ 44!...  Turned 44 last month. Getting old but totally enjoying life! I used here Webster's Pages pps, Prima flowers, silk leaves, buds, Thicker's foam numbers, and ribbons.

As of now, I'm half way on my 2-week vacation from my masters class. Yes, I'm done with the second semester of studying and right now, still evaluating things for the coming 3rd trimester. Taking it slowly for now and just enjoying life... and scrapping!

Thanks for looking as always, have a great weeks ahead!

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

The Black Nazarene...

9 years ago, I regularly visited him in his home in Baclaran, Paranque City. I prayed to him to grant me to move on with life after loosing my baby girl Maxine, I wanted to try life in  a new place of venture. He did not give me what I really prayed for, but he gave me a blessing which is better than  leaving. He gave me my little Lorenzo... and with this, he gave me the opportunity to be a mother once again, opened the venture for teaching and now, taking another step in life.

God is really GOOD! He may not give you exactly what you want, but He will give you more than what you need. 

Thanks be to God. TFL!

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

My first work for the year... Challenge 12!

Its the first day of the new year! And I'm a bit energized to post and just hop around... Its our 12th challenge over at the Filipino Scrapbookers Challenge Blog, so I hope you can join us for another season along with our new designers and sketches.

Baby Rhian... she's my bestfriend Timi's pretty baby girl and I'm one of her godmother. Photo was taken during her baptism in 2010. I used here Cosmo Cricket pps, cardstocks, Bangkok paper flowers and silk leaves, and Brillance black ink. I made the layout very simple following the sketch and I just used foam tapes for depth. 

So what's in store for 2013? I wish to see a lot of scrapping and creating, another school year with the school I am now teaching, finish my academic subjects in the grad school, a little travel and some ME time, and still a lot of adventures and happy moments with my kids and my family. Lord, please grant me a strong and healthy body and mind to keep up all my visions. 2013, please be good to me!

To kick off the start of the year, I have work na tomorrow! Need to put myself in the reality mode... TFL!