Sunday, October 31, 2010

day 304 , gratitude :USB pen drive

I can't begin to imagine how this little device changes my life. It begin with 512MB storage to save a few files and now thing device grow bigger in storage and shrinking in size. Now they have this flash drive up to 16GB Red roseand probably more. With this, I can saved my digital photos, music and movies in it. Right now most of TV, DVD player, hi fi stereo and car CD player comes with USB port attached to it.

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Beautiful Day and Templates Vol. 4

Sunday is here and it’s the last day in October. Tomorrow is November and the end of the year is approaching. Lots of things need to be cross out from my to do list for this year.
To scraps multiple photos, you can use Templates Vol 4 by Donna Duncombe Designs. Available at Funky Playground Designs.
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This is the kit I used using the above Template.
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This is my layout  using the above template and kit
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Saturday, October 30, 2010

Kit showcase: Little sweetness by Janyelle Mayara

As always, this Saturday sunshine studio release new kits. Today I would like to showcase this kit called Little Sweetness by Janyelle Mayara.image

this kit contains 10 papers and 50 elements. This is my layout using the above kit.

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day 303, gratitude for books and literature

I’ve been a fan of novels and books since I was a little girl. Story about people either fiction or non fiction really fascinate me. I grew up reading about Nancy Drew, Sweet Valley High, Hardy Boys and Famous Five.

Day 3: Books and Literature

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Kit showcase: to the pointe

Hello everyone! Today  I would love to showcase a kit called to the point by scrap sprinkles designs. It has sweet and soft color for your little ones.

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this is my layout using the above kit to inspire you.
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Friday, October 29, 2010

I can totally relate

perfect display of this hobby. Amazingly beautiful when you can see all your art work in a page!

My story through art by ina

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I’ll be signing off now, got to pack and start my journey to Concorde Inn. Will continue blogging if I have an extra time at the end of the night.

day 302 , gratitude for peace

It's day 302 today. And my days of gratitude continue to day 2.

Day 2: Peace

I am so thankful that I live in a country without war. No military around the clock and no curfew. I can go where ever I want and do my daily job without any trouble. No guns or police sirens to keep you in fear. 302of365

Thursday, October 28, 2010

currents: 28.10.2010

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listening: Let Go : Avril Lavigne
eating: spaghetti.
drinking: Neslo.
wearing: exercise outfit.
feeling: excited.
weather: hot
wanting: to finished my second novel and watch V at the same time.
needing: facial desperately.
thinking: about how to invest money wisely.
enjoying: V but wishing for Star Trek  
wondering: what my life would be like if I’ve never meet him.

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day 301 and 30 days Gratitude Project

I saw this 30 days gratitude project all over the internet. This project officially start from November 1st till November 30th. You can join this project here.
I’m going to treat this project as part of my 365 project (doing two things at one). It would be great to capture gratitude for the rest of the year. It’s interesting to see weather I can manage thinking about things to be grateful for the next 30 days.
I think I would like to start today: October 28th, 2010 and will end on November 26th 2010.
Here goes nothing:--->

SunDay 1: Music

I am thankful for music that can inspire me, motivate me and speaks to me in ways that others can’t. Since a week ago, I started listening to Avril Lavigne: Let go album again and I was totally hooked. I felt like I was transported back to time when everything was so simple and happy. I like feeling this way.
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Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Lovely Layouts: what I need you 2 know

I just love this layout by bderby. I don't know wny lately I am a fan of brown background. This is so simple and sweet at the same time.

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And this one is simply beautiful! Feeling good by Traumelfe. The photo is feel with energy and it really comes to life! 

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day 300: repairware lift SPF 15

It has been a long time since I last used Clinique Product. I was a bit surprise with the current price. It's getting expensive every year. I decided to give this repairwear a chance. It’s the latest edition to my beauty routine.300of365

Crazy for fonts: Fresko, all about you and me again

It has been a while since the last time I hunt for fonts. Today I would like to showcase this font called Fesko. Available at dafont.

This is a layout I made with the above font using Quickpage from Bring on the Music Collabs kit . Red rose

allaboutyou-web And this one is all about me again.. Made using QuickPage from Bring on the Music Collabs kit movetothemusic-web

Have a great and creative Wednesday!

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

day 299: a love affair with Mr. X

My relationship with Mr. X happened a few weeks ago. The moment I saw Mr. X I just can’t stop thinking about him. I can’t eat, I can’t sleep, I can’t think! The moment Mr X belongs to me, I felt complete, happy and content. I never thought I would felt this way again. I guess I was wrong. When you are meant to be every thing else doesn’t seem to matter. Life is good again. That’s the story of my day 299 – my love affair with Xperia X10. like.no.other

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Reminder: Keeping things simple

Way back in January I've really determine to keep things simple in my life. Cut down on the drama and all the chaos. Now in October, almost at the end of the year, I've found out that my life is slowly going back to normal, boring and simple. I really love it.
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This were what I've accomplished so far:
#1) Enjoying the simple things in life like hot chocolate, coffee, cakes
#2) I really love staying in my house in front of my TV and my computer
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#3) Work starting to get normal, I think and I hope for a stress free office environment
#4) I am really thankful for all the technology accessible to me. My life is not the same without it.
#5) Enjoy breathing, either through exercise or just simply clear my mind.

Monday, October 25, 2010

An Artist At Heart

Love love love this kit. I am lusting over this kit. Love the color combination: pink and chocolate

An Artist At Heart Collections

Currently it’s 30% off at Scrapbookgraphics. These are spme inspiration from her CTs. Simply Beautifu!

day: 298 project 365 2010


Today photo is all about my desktop photo. This month I decided to make one of my digital layout as my current pick of the month
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New Moon: the layout

Another new moon related layout featuring Jacob Black.

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I just love the Dreamcatcher Kit by Flergs.

here are some of my favorite quotes from new moon
”The hardest part is feeling… out of control. Feeling like I can’t be sure of myself—like maybe you shouldn’t be around me, like maybe nobody should. Like I’m a monster who might hurt somebody.
Jacob Black, New Moon, Chapter 15, p.345”

Yeah, I’ll always be your friend. No matter what you love.
Jacob Black, New Moon, Chapter 18, p.409

I wondered how long this could last. Maybe someday, years from now—if the pain would just decrease to the point where I could bear it—I would be able to look back on those few short months that would always be the best of my life. And, if it were possible that the pain would ever soften enough to allow me to do that, I was sure that I would feel grateful for as much time as he’d given me. More than I’d asked for, more than I’d deserved. Maybe someday I’d be able to see it that way.
Bella Swan, New Moon, Chapter 5, p.124

Kit Showcase: Little Pow Wow

Something new from Wimpychompers Creations called Little Pow Wow. It has Thanksgiving theme. Available at Scrapmatters.

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This is my layout using the above kit. I don’t celebrate thanksgiving but I do feel thankful that with what I have and just being myself.

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Sunday, October 24, 2010

Lovely Layouts: Love and Just Me

One more thing before I go... Amazing and beautiful eyecandy. Love this color combination in this layout.

#1) Love by Rubia Padilha

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#2) Just me by Cristina   

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Smallville: Season 10

Season 10 already! Wow time flies when you are having fun. I still feel the same excitement about this show as the first time I watched it on TV. Clark Kent still looks amazingly beautiful as ever.

* Cloe is not in smallville anymore.
* can’t wait for Clark to tell Lois about him
* Lex in a form of a child? hemmm
* I really love the Homecoming episode
* He still can’t fly! Come on.. it’s season 10 already

day 297: home sweet home

There’s nothing more rewarding than watching your kids doing their homework and art project. SmileWe just came back from shopping for art supply and I was feeling inspire to help my daughter with her scrapbook project.Winking smile

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oh boy! what happened to my weight??!!

I realize something, my clothes don’t fit me properly. I really hate when that happen, especially when I can’t button up my jeans. I really really need to take control of my weight ASAP! It’s a high priority project for the last 3 months.
5 things that I should do but has been consistent since the last few months.
#1) Exercise regularly and intensely at least 5 times a week
      Ever since Syawal, I’ve been fallen off the fitness wagon. It’s really hard to get back on and inject exercise in my daily routine when I am tired all the time. I just need to get into  ‘Just do it’ attitude and not think too much about it.
#2) No heavy food after 7 pm
      Substitute with water instead of food.


#3) Drink a lot of water through out the day.
      I just realize that I’ve been slipping down from drinking more water since the fasting month. I really need to get  back into the habit of drinking at least 2 liter of plain water a day
#4) Cut back on sweet food
#5) Move a lot.
      Take at least 10 minutes break after two hours sitting in front of my computer
      Clean the house two times a week instead of once a week
      Take the stairs instead of lift at work
     

Target: 30 October 2010 –> I can fit into my Levis jeans easily

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Saturday, October 23, 2010

Let go of the past



, originally uploaded by F. AL-BISHER.
Let go of guilt; it’s okay to make
the same mistakes again.
Let go of obsessions; they seldom
turn out the way you planned.
Let go of hate: it’s a waste of love.
Let go of blaming others: you are
responsible for your own destiny.
Let go of fantasies so reality can come true
Let go of self-pity; someone else may need you
Let go of wanting; cherish what you have
Let go of fear; it’s a waste of faith
Let go of despair; change comes
from acceptance and forgiveness
Let go of the past; the future is here- right now.

 
~ Kathleen O’Brien

Kit showcase: Alohilani sky and Basic Notepaper 2 alpha

Another great weekend at Sunshine Studio Scraps.This one is called Alohilani Sky by pink flamingo designs.


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This lovely alpha called Basic Notepaper 2 by pink flamingo designs.

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This is my layout using the above kit currents-web

today is all about you: Hazwan—> day 296

He is officially 11 years old today. 11 years ago, today my second son (hazwan) was born. I can still remember the day vividly. How hard it was to for me, enduring 13 hours of labor. I was rewarded with this beautiful and healthy baby boy.

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some random things that we did today
* family outing
* buying some gifts for him
* eating Italian food
* taking photos
* cupcakes and ice creams
* somehow he lost appetite for toys

Sosial Media and Us

What is Social Media?

To me social media is connecting with people who cares using technology. There are thousands of social media application available out there but for this entry I would like to focus more on this three social media: Twitter, Facebook and Flickr which you can use not only for personal but also for your organisation.
Twitter                                                             
Introducing Twitter
1. Micorblogging
   It is simple and can only have 140 character per tweet
   It’s asking What are you doing?
2. Real time
   what you update will be broadcast to all your followers in real time
 
What it looks like?
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First thing you should do
1. Create a twitter account
2. Create an Inviting Twitter Profile – your profile photo, your bio and your location
3. Become a follower
5 things you should know when tweeting
#1. Hashtag – # is the way you organize your subject or your thoughts
#2. Mention or Reply – @ you use this symbol when you want to mention either your follower or any other people on Twitter
#3. Retweet – RT – you use this when you want to repeat other people’s tweet
#4. Shorten URL – it’s important to shorten your URL when your tweets are more than 140 character. example
#5. Photo – you can tweet photos either using flickr, photobucket or twitpic. If you tweet using Tweetdeck or Hootsuite, they will have a photo sharing website to host the photo
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Example of other government on twitter
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Twitter: Top Twitter Tools Exposed & Explained at Lightning Speed!
Facebook                                                             
Facebook has become one of the tools for communication in todays’ world. People are no longer ask for your phone number or you email. They will ask, are you on Facebook, friend me. It has become your online business card or your identity in cyberworld.
So the need for organisation to have a Facebook page is there and it’s about time that we do.
Introducing Facebook FanPage
#1) Create a Facebook FanPage from your personal account
#2) Create your FanPage profile with photo and information about your organisation or your blog
#3) Invite your friends to become a fan of your page
#4) It is important to populate your content with things that are relevant to your organisation. And the most important thing is you must keep the information current and up to date. This is where your public will see you and communicate with you.
example of other government facebook fanpage
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Related resources
Facebook helpdesk center
Hootsuite Tool
Now to the fun part on how to put everything together using Hootsuite tool.
Why Hootsuite?
1. It’s a web base application. All you need is a web browser and internet
2. You can manage multiple social media account in one application
3. You can schedule your updates
4. You can monitor what people are talking about your subject of interest in one interface
Hootsuite Beginner Tutorial HootSuite Tutorial Part II: Status Updates

Flickr
Flickr is one of the top photo sharing website on the internet. It has a free version and it has pro version.

Introducing flickr
#1) Create a yahoo account
#2) Login to your flickr with your yahoo account
#3) Personalize your flickr profile
#4) Upload your photos
#5) Connect with other flickr members

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Other Resources
A Flickr tutorial for photographer
Something Fun for you on Flickr
20 Reasons Why You Should Use Flickr
Government related Flickr
#1) Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib Bin Tun Hj Abd Razak
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#2) President Barack Obama
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