Friday, December 18, 2009

Very Good Morning

and Happy Friday to all. Hope you have a fine start to your morning. 

I will be taking a two weeks break from here. No i'm not going for holidays (i wish i am), I will be going for an op and will have to admit myself in the hospital by noon today. This was a very difficult decision that i had to make and i would like to thank all of you who have given me the encouragement and support  to go for it and i really appreciate that. The stay will be about 3 days if not more. I hope to have a speedy recovery and would appreciate if you could keep me in your prayers. 
Since i won't be able to blog for the next week or so, 
I am leaving you with this cute Tatty Bear wishing you....

May each day of your Christmas be filled with peace and
may God's love light your way
through the New Year
Merry Christmas to all

With Love
Creative Momma

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

I simply love this....

Thanks Julie your sketches have always been wonderful..

For 52 sketches 52 weeks
Sketch #50

And this is my take...
Unfortunately, 52 sketches are left with only 2 more sketches to reach 52 weeks and that marks the end of 2009. I have truly enjoyed all of Julie's sketches and doing it has been wonderful so far...
Anyways, how have you been doing? I met up with a lovely lady just the other day over at our LSS (MWL) whom i have been wanting to meet. She is so talented and i've always admired her work. Her page is always very lovely and always so stunning.  Even though we never chat for so long, it was nice to meet someone who has the same passion as you. Thank you P for your time. I really appreciate that. I have not been blogging for quite awhile and I'm sure for those of you who has been following my blog will notice that. No reason actually, just thought that i should be finishing up with all my undone page, getting my things organised especially my stash that is "screaming" at me to clean them up. Clearing up my wardrobe and spending all my time with my kids.. So with all these taking up almost all my time, i hope to complete at least another page or two before closing 2009.

Talking about 2009, its almost coming to an end.. Let me ponder for awhile what 2009 has brought me before i post my next entry. As of now maybe the beginning of 2009 has been a smooth sailing in every aspect of my life not until when an unexpected "tsunami" came storming at my direction the last few months. Anyways, i believe, in life everything cannot be so smooth all the time, there need to be some rocky patches here and there to spice up your life a little.
Goodnight everyone...
Thanks For Coming
See you soon....
Creative Momma

Thursday, December 10, 2009

A Weaving Basket

Hi everyone, how have your days been so far? Hope everything is going on well and you are in the pink of health. I did a weaving basket of flowers and i really enjoyed doing it.....

 My Mini Farm
My Pinky elephant and my Sweety Cow
Aren't they cute?
Just in case you are wondering these are cards....

Here's announcing a new kid on the block...
Another place to shop.....

@ Siglap Centre

Our Craft Place is having 20% discount on all items till end of December. Do drop by and visit the store. There are so many things to see and so many more to add to our stash.  A very cozy and a very pretty shop. I was truly appreciative and overwhelmed when J approached me and offer me to teach craft classes here in OCP. I am so thankful to her and  i am proud to say that i am the Designer for OCP and will soon be helping her here. What can i say, anything to do with papers and scrapbooking related, i'm all in for it. Thanks J for believing in me. 

This is not scrapbooking related but since i'm posting so why not... 
Sometimes i wonder why we do what we do and why is it so difficult to make a decision in life. I am stuck into making a decision about myself. I am given two choices to make and i have to decide between these two as to which is best for me. It is difficult and i have to make my choice quick and fast. I can't convinced myself and that is making it more difficult. I hope and pray that God will guide me through. I will get an answer soon......but for now i'm still pondering.
So have you ever get stuck in a situation like that? I believe all we need to do is Pray because God Listen.

Back to scrapbooking... i have not been doing a page because i am mojoless. I am trying to do another mini album and have been doing many Christmas cards, so a page layout have to be a little on hold. Will definitely find my mojo back again..
In the meantime, stay healthy and happy always.

Thanks For Coming By
Creative Momma

Friday, December 4, 2009

My Mini Album

i am so happy that it turned out to be so nice despite me doing it for the first time..

Presenting you my first mini album...
Here it is......

A calendar for a friend

Supplies :
La Creme Matstock 
Prima Flower & Embellishment
Fabric Butterfly
Lace & Buttons

Saj got all geared up and inspired and did one for herself..
This is hers...

Thanks For Looking
Happy Friday
Creative Momma

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Goodbye November, Hello December....

Today is first day of December and of all you know, Christmas will be here in no time and we will all celebrate New Year again with all the good wishes for 2010. But for now, and all the challenges in store for December it's really a jolly good time to share in the spirit of giving, sharing and loving...

For Pink Sketches
(this time its a card sketch for Christmas)

Over @ Ed's Sketch Got Stamp
Sketch for December

And here's mine...

Come and join in the fun..

I would like to take this opportunity to thank each and everyone who have send in all their best wishes to Saj for her PSLE . She has done well and is very happy with her results. Hope she will get into the choice of her school. Initially SOTA was her choice but decided that music band is not really what she wanted. She loves music, but to face it for six years in SOTA she wasn't ready for that. She was given the DSA (Direct School Admission) form by her music instructor when SOTA was having their admission exercise, but after much consideration, we have to reject because it is not to her best interest. Ultimately the decision is still hers. When she is happy all of us will be happy for her. Now, the choice of secondary school will be released on December 22nd. She's keeping her finger cross. Going into secondary school will be another chapter in her life. Hope she will do just fine...

Ok back to me.. Do you love doing minis? Like mini booklet, mini album? what else mini in scrapbooking do we have? Oh well, i decided to do a mini album yesterday and believe me this damn thing took me almost 4 hours to complete!!! My very very first attempt... Yes i'm a first timer when comes to minis :) Guess what?..I'm seriously falling in love with mini album. After completing it at close to 10pm yesterday night, i thought to myself, hey that's not that bad after all, and I'm sure going to do many more albums soon..

Here's a Sneak

My first attempt
My very first mini album

Thanks for Looking
Hope you have a Great Tuesday ahead
Creative Momma

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Altered Door Hanger

I really enjoy doing altered art and this is one of my favorites. 
For my sister, i hope she likes it :)

My altered Door Hanger

52 Sketches 52 Weeks
Sketch #47

I completed this layout in just an hour. I was suprised, maybe because i'm all geared
I simply love Julie's sketches. Thanks Julie you always inspire me.

Tomorrow will be the release of the PSLE results. I wish all those who have sat for the exams and  parents including myself who are waiting the best of luck. Will be bidding a friend goodbye at the airport later, she and her family will be leaving Singapore for good; and after that I will be meeting my girlfriend for discussion on the craft class which she wants to get it started in December. Its the school holidays, so will be tagging my two kiddos along. Hope to snap some beautiful shots in the Airport later.

That's all for now..
Got to go
See you again soon
Thanks for Dropping By
Creative Momma

Monday, November 23, 2009

Another altered item...

this time it's a Door Hanger.

Here's a sneak.. sister
This is for her

See you soon

Let's Save the Earth..

Yes, i recycled the packaging of Prima Tag into this. Saj was so delighted to see the result and so was I. Completed this last night @ 9.30 pm...

Here it is.. my altered Prima Tag...

SAJ - be positive

For whatever reason... it's a little blur and a little dark....
Supplies : 
Prima Packaging
Prima Flower
Staz on - Timber Brown
Buzz & Bloom - Mirror Mirror on the Wall
Cardstock, Lace & Ribbon
La Creme Matstock
Stickers and Say it in Crystal Prima
Making Memories - Artisan Tag
Phew... that's a lot for a tag isn't it? :)

A layout for a wonderful teacher....

This week for Pink Sketches
Sketch #55

Something simple.. Bright & Vibrant
Supplies :
American Crafts - Letterbox & Tags
Maya Road - Sheer Flash Cards (Brown & Cream)
Fabric Butterfly - White
(Truly a Boy Page)

Thanks For Looking
Have a Great Monday
Creative Momma

Friday, November 20, 2009


Yes i have been having this migraine attack since Monday!! Ughh it really really hurts. It come and go and it can even attacked me in the middle of the night while i was sleeping. Yes, in the middle of the night i have to get out of bed and take painkiller. It's just one side of my head that has that throbbing pain. I wish i have a permanent remedy for that. Oh well, whatever it is, as a SAHM there's no Medical Leave right? In sickness and in health, we work 24/7 365 days a year. That's the reason i have not been posting. Now that i am a little better(just a little) i hope to post something here.

I was all choked up with tears when i was at my daughter's school this morning seeing her receiving an award. She has grown up to be a young adult. I still remember when i first held her in my arms and now she is almost my height. She has do us proud. Her teacher came up to me and congratulate me for having such a wonderful and bright daughter. She shines among others. She has that "x-factor" that will bring her far in life. She said, " You are a wonderful mom and you have such a wonderful daughter." I was all choked up. Literally i was dumbfounded for a second before sense knocked into my head again and i thank her many many time. Her class teacher said, "I have all the confidence in your girl, she will go far." Praises after praises and thank you after thank you i am so very proud of her. With that, here are some pictures i took of her and her teacher...

She was in tears while bidding some of her friends goodbye. They hugged and they walked in silence. She sang her school song with pride for the last time and that made her cry. For me after 17 years I sang the Singapore National Anthem once again. We used to do that daily when in school. I left school 17 years ago and when i heard the Anthem again within a school compound, it brought back all the memories i had when i was studying.

Ok.... so now on the scrapbooking front, i did this for Pencillines

Supplies : 
DCWV La Creme Matstack
Prima Flower
American Craft Phrase Stickers

By the way my layout was featured this week in 52 sketches 52 weeks.
This is the second time my layout got featured there.
Thanks Julie :)

Thanks For Looking Everyone
Have a Great Weekend Ahead
Creative Momma 

Monday, November 16, 2009

Last week of school...

and the holidays will be here. School will be closing this Thursday but Saj will have to go back to school again on Friday to receive an award for being the I-Care Champion. Today, she will be receiving another award for being the Head of Class Ambassador. Parents are not invited for today but will have to be in her school seeing her receiving the I-Care Champion on Friday. I'm so thankful and so proud of her. You go Girl! Oh yes, PSLE result will be out next Thursday, another anxiety coming up soon. lol.

Pink Sketches will be having a Christmas card exchange between us the Designers. It's going to be so much fun. Will be laying my hands on many cards and layouts this week. 

Over at Pink Sketches
Sketch #54

And here is my take...
My sister, my closest companion...

It's a Monday today and hope you are not having the Monday blues...
I wish to say a BIG BIG Thank you to my daughter Saj, for helping me with my blog skin, reformatting it and give it a new fresh look.
All credit goes to her. I'm not a computer savvy, she is and she has proven it.
Thanks Saj, love you.

Thank you so much for coming by
Have a lovely Monday
Creative Momma

Sunday, November 15, 2009

An Evening @ Orchard Road

I went down to Orchard Road last night with the hope of taking some nice photos there with the Christmas decorations and lights up.  Unfortunately, when reaching, it began to rain and i was confined in the car. Still i managed to take some shots and here they are...

Christmas light up along Orchard Road

Even though it was raining quite a bit, it still does not dampened the atmosphere there. People were walking all over enjoying the cool night. Some were busy shopping, dining, chatting, just relaxing, enjoying the view all happening along Orchard Road. Quite nice lights up and not that bad a photo taken even though the car was moving while i was snapping away. lol .

Here's a little something i did for a friend for Christmas....

An altered Frame from IKEA

Close up view of the Tussie

Thanks for Looking
Goodnight Everyone
Creative Momma

Saturday, November 14, 2009

Good Saturday

morning everyone. Hope you have a fine start to your morning. Lovely weather here with occasional shower here and there. Great time of the year. Raining most of the time. We don't have winter here in Singapore but the rain makes the weather much much cooler. Hope you will have a great weekend ahead. Here's a layout i completed last night...

Sketch Challenge #2 @ the Crop Spot
Do check them out here and join in the fun

I almost wanted to call it a day last night but i thought i might as well complete this layout rather than to drag it again for another day. I had fun fun fun with this. My precious kids the apple of my eyes. Their photo inspired me to complete this last night itself.
Here's my supplies :

LA CREME matstack from DCWV(psst..just bought 2 days ago)
Hambly Old Lace
Tattered Angels - Gold Terracotta & Pinecone
Prima Flowers, Pearls & Crystals
Prima Say it in Crystals
Making Memories - Vintage Findings artisan labels
K & Co Life's Journey Stamp Collage Embossed Paper
Chip Board Stickers - Jewelry Box
and of course Cardstocks

Thanks For Looking
Creative Momma

Friday, November 13, 2009

World Kindness Day

Yes, today is World Kindness Day. Come lets spread a little kindness be it big or small and show that we care. Let's make World Kindness Day a meaningful and more pleasant for all....

I went to Made With Love yesterday and met some regulars there. It's nice when people know you and a simple smile can make your day. I bought some more AC patterned papers and of course Primas.  Will work on that later today.
For now here's my take on Julie's sketch over
at 52 sketches 52 weeks
Sketch #45

And here's some card i've just made....

Thanks for Looking
Have a Great Friday
Creative Momma

Thursday, November 12, 2009

For someone close

and hopes she likes it as much as i do

Here's a sketch over at Magpie Club
By Julie Bonner

I simply love Julie's sketches. 
Can't resist so i give a try....
Something about me 'loving life at 35'

Today is MWL's New Arrivals
It's raining Primas over there.
Great Temptation
No choice 
Gotta Go!
Creative Momma

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

I'm so excited...

a friend has invited me to teach craft classes in December.. I'm so thrilled and so excited and of course happy for her. Details will be announced later part of the month.. I did 6 Christmas cards yesterday but you know what?? i did not take any photos, will do that later part today and post in my next entry.

How are you today? Hope you are in the pink of health. Yesterday's Jumble Sale at my daughter's school went fantastically well. All our crafts including the cards were sold in less than 2 hours. Her stall alone collected close to 300 dollars. How cool was that? She was very happy and so do I. One of her teachers even ordered a Birthday Card which i will be doing later. 
Sometimes i wish that there are more than 24hours in a day. There are so many great challenges in blogs that i love to put my hands on but time is so short. I have so many things to catch up with, many cards and layouts to complete. I have to cook, wash the laundry, clean the house, fold the dry clothes, iron their school uniforms, wash the dishes..blah blah blah you name it, all in the name of HOUSEWIFE! but whatever it is, you have to enjoy whatever you are doing, that's what i believe in.. like this layout ....

My take for Sketch #53
Pink Sketches

I simply enjoy doing this layout... 
partly because i'm falling in love with Webster's Pages 
The butterflies are beautiful
His face is so cute...his eyes especially
Love his smile
Love my layering
Love everything

My niece is on the verge of giving birth.. Hope and pray that she will do just fine.. She is already in the hospital. Will try to see if i can visit her later part of the day today and spend some time with my sister and her. Will bring my camera of course.
In the meantime...
take care
Creative Momma

Sunday, November 8, 2009

Sunday Afternoon...

was spend doing all these with my Dear Daughter. Her school is organising Jumble Sale tomorrow and she is made in-charge for the girls in her class. I contributed my time, my paper and some of my embellishment for the sale tomorrow. The fund collected will be for the School Funds Association for students in need. Here's what we did...
Some simple cards, altered cup, some bookmarks she made herself and some handmade flowers. Other girls in her group will have their own contribution for the sale. It was fun spending our afternoon doing something for charity and hopefully she will do a good sale tomorrow. 

So how was your Sunday so far? 
I 'm sure you are enjoying every minute with your loved ones and enjoying your scrapbooking. I went to Konikuniya Bookstore at Takashimaya yesterday afternoon and bought  myself a book. I am going to read it later in the evening. I simply love Richard and Kristine Carlson book on Don't Sweat the Small Stuff. I'm currently on Richard's Don't Sweat the Small Stuff and it's all Small Stuff. It's a book on simple ways to keep the little things from overtaking your life. I'm going to love every page of his... Will share some of his advice in my next post. 

Since I've been making cards after cards i added one more into my collection. 
 Here's a Sneak Peak....

 I used a 3D stickers and ribbon.
Something yellow something orange...
maybe for someone nice, someone sweet.....

ok for now..
Have a nice Sunday evening...
Thanks for Coming by
Creative Momma