Saturday, January 15, 2011

Feature Blogger: Millimilo

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This is my second time doing this. I did this segment last month with Firzara’s Fairyland. I kinda enjoy it, getting to know fellow bloggers who inspire me. I think I might be doing this on a monthly basis.
I am very lucky to have meet her during our last year meet up at Mid valley. She is very cute and sweet in person. Full of life and energy. I am so happy that she is willing to do this little interview with me.
The name: Kamiliah a.k.a millimilo (checkout why)
The blog:  http://www.milimilo.com
A Law Student from UIA.
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Q&A Session
#1. I notice you've mention that you study law. What kind of law do you study?
In IIUM, there's only two types of law; whether civil or shariah law. I only take civil law because shariah law in IIUM requires excellence in Arabic language. I take laws course just because I love reading and I’m not really good in Math and Science. I guess so. Open-mouthed smile
#2. How do you describe your life as a student in the 21st century?
Hectic and have lots of distraction. Internet is the most distractive one. Studying law requires lots of reading, memorizing and also some lawyerly skill. Quite tough. I can't wait anymore to finish my student life.
(I totally forgot that now student has to deal with Internet. I agreed it is very distracting.)
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#3.  I love your vlog. It looks real and energetic. What inspire you to do vlog?
My friends from UMVC (United Malaysian Vlogger Channel) youtube/UMVC inspire me to start vlogging. It's really nice seeing them consistently uploading their vlogs and they have lots of style. Seeing them make me wanna try become vlogger after long time been blogging. I'm just an amateur. I wish I can be more creative in my vlog.
(Wow! This is totally new to me. I didn’t know you have UMVC. Interesting!) Check out her vlog here.
#4.  What are your 5 essential things you bring with you everywhere.
Depends on places.
Usually if go to class, I always bring my netbook, hand phone, purse, organizer, lotion and Polo (a must thing)
If I hangout outside campus, I always bring all stuff above including my make-up kit. =)
#5. 5 random surprising facts about you that your friend might not know.
  • Every morning, I always buy 1 Dutch Lady strawberry milk before class, my favourite.
  • I cut my hair twice a year and I usually cut my own hair myself in front of mirror.
  • Currently, I prohibit myself from dating anybody because I am not ready for any commitment.
  • I love to sew plush toy or hand-made stuff during my free time.
  • I don't use any skin care product because I don't have skin problem. Not yet. =)
(You are one lucky lady. No skin problem. ooo I’m so jealous Open-mouthed smile)
#6. How do you manage your time between studying law, blogging and having fun?
Actually, I don't actively blogging. I rarely update my blog. Only once a week. Sometimes, if I have free time on weekdays and not busy with exams, I just type something and posted it right away. Usually, weekday’s night, I spent my time to finish my homework and do some revisions. Sometimes I go to library. On weekend, I spent my time with my friends; hangout and having fun. Actually, I’m not really good in managing my time. Hope you can give some tips. =)
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(The only tips I can give you is prioritize and schedule your blog time at lease once every two days. And blog at the same time every time. Than only it can become a habit.)
#7. Where do you see yourself 5 years from now?
Be somebody wife and a mom. Winking smile I want to have my own handmade boutique or open a nursery. Because I don't want to be lawyer.
( This is a surprise to me. I thought 5 years from now you will be one cute hot shot lawyer……Smile)
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I found these cute doodling while browsing millimilo’s picsa album. So so cute!!!!!
   
That’s all for now. I hope you enjoy my little interview with Millimilo. Don’t forget to send her lots of love here.  Thank you again for doing this with me. Keep on blogging girl!
XOXO
hanizeyecandy

30 day photo challenge: Day 1 - 15.01.2011

It’s all about you and your fifteen facts

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Here are some random facts about me:

1. I am a Gemini and sometime Cancer. I was born on the day that can be a Gemini and can be a Cancer. No wonder I am confuse all the time. Staying in focus is my biggest challenge
2. I love anything art
3. I love pink. I think this color appear feminine but the truth is it’s a strong and powerful color. I always feel joy and inspire when I am in a room with pink touch or even when I am wearing pink
4. Photography is the art I would love to master and really be creative. Life is beautiful and I want to capture it. I am so happy that I did finished with 365 Project last year. It’s a great accomplishment for me.
5. I love and obsess with digital scrapbooking for the last 12 years. It’s the only hobby that I can evolve with and very therapeutic
6. I’m on facebook and twitter all the time. I’ve meet a lot of cool people from facebook and twitter. And even reconnect with family and long lost friend. I never knew that I am that social.
7. I love books and everything about it. I bought too many of them and can’t really catch up with the reading. I need to get back into the book reading wagon as soon as possible
8. Music is my life. Not that I compose anything. I just love listen to music. Great music can really move me and inspire me
9. I’ve been blogging since 2005 – on and off- I really get serious since 2009. I can say that I’ve evolve as a blogger. I started of with no objective in mind to something focus and what makes me happy. This really is a happy world for me. I’ve meet some cool new people too. We even went out for bowling.
10. I am also a movie addict.
11. I started making scrapbook templates since 2009 and giving it for free at my blog. I love to make more of them this year
12. I love list and I blogged about them all the time like 10 things, randomness and currents. My brain needs structure and once in while I like to do things that come naturally to me.
13. My word for this year is Transform. I really want to Transform myself physically, mentally and spiritually. I need change in my  life right now so it’s about time I do something about it.
14. I am in a mission to be grateful for what I have. Embarking in 30 days gratitude project really help me do that. So I am going to continue doing that project this year.
15. I am a proud owner of Sony Xperia X10. It changes my life completely. I love it.

That’s it. Now you know a little bit about me and my obsession. Can’t wait to read yours.
Please leave a link in the comments if you join the 30 day photo challenge project. I love to read yours. Thanks again Shaeliaza for hosting this.

Kit showcase: Very Special Kid

This is a very special kit to Christina because she has a personal experience with special kid. This is a kit that celebarate that. This kit is called Very Special Kid by Wimpychompers Creations. Available at Scrapmatters.

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I don’t really have any photos related to the theme. So I decided to make a layout that celebrate family. This is my layout using the above kit

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Friday, January 14, 2011

currents: 14.01.2011

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listening: Introducing Me – Camp Rock 2
eating: Kaya sandwich
drinking: water
wearing: pink t-shirt
feeling: excited
weather: cloudy
wanting: to take a leave of absence
needing: scrapbook therapy
thinking: how to inspire others to be passionate
enjoying: Glee Season 2
wondering: how life get this screw up

Enjoy time for me

I am having the time of my life. It’s time for scrapping and create. Every time I felt out of ideas, I always come to PageMaps for a new ways to do things. I pick this sketch for my All About Me layout.image

timeforme-web credit: Time for me by Sherrie Tierney , Sweet November Elements by design by danny
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Thursday, January 13, 2011

Simply Beautiful: 13.01.2011

It's that time again, where I hunt down beautiful layouts that inspire me and make me smile. I hope you enjoy me eye candies for today!

#1) Trip of a Lifetime by Miss Behaving

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#2)Time by Nevache

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#3) Evening Inspiration by Dancamelonat

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#4) I Heart Sushi by DolceVita

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#5) Just to love by caramellche

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Project Love Me: Prompt#2 Dreams Flashback

This week prompt: Dreams Flashback
Dream Flashback: so many dreams
The kit: make yourself by simply scraps

The layout:
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Wednesday, January 12, 2011

America’s Next Top Model at our office! Really!! Anyone up for the challenge?

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I've spend the whole evening discussing concept and design for our new portal with my team. Wow! It was so tiring! Thinking outside the box is not easy. Making others think outside the box is also exhausting. I can’t believe that I was beat up at the end of the day. We are amateur web designer trying to be professional. Somehow this whole proses feel like the journey of America’s Next Top Model. Finding the supermodel, in my case finding or creating the super model portal! At the end of the day is market a product that people want to buy.
There are a lot of example out there that are clean and simple design which we can lift. The challenge is to make the non gov. design look like gov. and to make our portal different than any other portal out there! Here are a few examples that captured my eyes
#1) from 4template
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#2) Winchester ammunition – heheh I know it’s a gun website but I really like the look and feel of this portalimage
#3) America’s Next Top Model
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Here are four reason why I think upgrading our portal is like America’s Next Top Model
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#1)  Research, research, research
In other words you must know you field :
ANTM – fashion, practice, know designers, makeup artist, camera man, how to portray your body
Portal – design, what is pleasant to the eye, the tools, giving public what they want, know your audience, know your stakeholder, sharpen the skills
When you want something so badly, you will do anything to get it. You will forget about fear, you will forget about getting home early and you will forget about eating. Basically you will sleep, dream and obsessing about it all the time.
#2) It’s all about reaching out
ANTM: you can take a pretty picture, but the audience don’t feel a thing. They don’t buy what you are selling
Portal: you can have the best and beautiful portal but if you don’t have useful and amazing content people won’t come back
#3) Being technically perfect isn’t good enough. You must put your personality , heart and soul into it.
ANTM: Once people can’t feel or see your personality , you will not stand out from the crowd. Personality makes a model
Portal: It goes the same here. There are hundreds and thousands of portal out there. Without personality (what makes us different than the rest) we will just be another portal
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#4) you have to do your best every time
ANTM: it doesn’t matter what life throws at you, you have to bring it every time you are in front of the camera. What ever challenge that you have to face, you can’t let it show.
Portal: you have to be the best 24/7. The same goes here, what ever challenge that you have to face, you can’t let it show on the portal.

Freebie collabs “ All around the world” at designbyanita

Want this beautiful kit for free? Get it here.

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contains 27 papers and 52 elements!  Did I say it’s free?!!! I can’t wait to play with this. Will share later..

One more thing before I go.. suddenly I am addicted to tumblr! erkkk help!!

I am a bit tired today and I can’t barely think or be creative. Every time I need a boost I always go back to quotes. Inspiration quotes can really help putting things into perspective!

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These are all the inspiring quotes I found at tumblr!

Good night my beautiful and sweet “haniz*eyecandy* readers.

XOXO

Love
hanizeyecandy

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

random Tuesday, a tagline and Parmapetit font

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* I arrived late at work today due to horrific traffic jam at the highway
* I intend to do a little bit planning but I ended up in a long discussion the whole morning and afternoon
* And continue with another discussion in the evening
* I decided to make these as a tagline for my development team in 2011. Things have to change either they way we do things and the way we think.
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* This year is going to be a bit tough and challenging at work, personal life and financially
* Malaysia is changing and I am not sure if is for the better or for the worst!  All around me things get a bit tough, expensive and the sense of security is getting lower and lower. The price is higher especially for food and crime rate is also out of control.
* I just realize that in today’s world , being technically perfect is not enough . You have to put in your character, heart and soul into anything that you do. That what makes what you do unique and different than anybody else. * font for today Pramapetit. I used this font for the above tagline
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* making a lemonade out of theses lemons is getting more and more challenging.
* I am so thankful that I have this blog to record my random thoughts, my fear and my concern.
* I am also thankful for my reader and other fellow blogger for making my life a little bit brighter with your presence and your blogs.

30 day photo challenge

This challenge look like fun. Shaeliaza is hosting this challenge at her blog. Last year I did 365 Project and this year I decided to take a break from that. 30 days photo challenge seems to be a pretty good compromise. Something light and easy.
Contest date: 15th January – 15th February 2011

“DETAILS
1. This is an international competition and there are no restrictions based on your location.
2. You must post the photos on your Tumblr or a photo-sharing website account because it's the easiest way for me check on what you've done. Another option is for you to create a new blog and this option will allow you to schedule your posts in advance.
3.You can post photos that you have taken yourself with any type of camera and/or you can post ones that you've found on the Internet, in a magazine etc. but please credit the source, Boys and Girls, otherwise you will be disqualified.
4. Enter the competition by leaving your name and link underneath this post by 14 January 2011.
5. You must use the above digital poster to spread the word about the competition.
6. Three winners will be chosen based on three categories: Humour, Creativity, Inspiration
7. Winners will be chosen on 1st March 2011, inshaAllah.
8. Prizes will be chosen after I pick the winners. Why? So I can personally pick the prizes just for you. Think of it as a mystery gift!
If I see that you're into fashion, I'll get you something related to fashion.
If you're passionate about Islam, then something Islamic-related.
If you're into saving the environment and eating healthy etc. then something 'green' and environment-friendly.


THEMES
Day 1 - A picture of yourself with fifteen facts (you don't have to reveal your face)
Day 2 - A picture of you and the person you have been closest with the longest
Day 3 - A picture of the cast from your favorite show
Day 4 - A picture of something you'd like to do again
Day 5 - A picture of something you love
Day 6 - A picture that makes you laugh
Day 7 - A picture of the person you do the silliest things with
Day 8 - A picture of your hero / knight / heroine
Day 9 - A picture of you and the person who has gotten you through the most
Day 10 - A picture of your most treasured item
Day 11 - A picture of something you hate
Day 12 - A picture of your favorite memory
Day 13 - A picture of your favorite band or artist
Day 14- A picture of someone you could never imagine your life without
Day 15 - A picture of something you want to do before you die
Day 16 - A picture of someone who inspires you
Day 17 - A picture of something that has made a huge impact on your life recently
Day 18 - A picture of your biggest insecurity
Day 19 - A picture and a letter (choose any photo and write short entry to explain why you've chosen it)
Day 20 - A picture of somewhere you'd love to travel
Day 21 - A picture of something you wish you could forget
Day 22 - A picture of something you wish you were better at
Day 23 - A picture of your favorite book
Day 24 - A picture of something you wish you could change
Day 25 - A picture of your favourite day
Day 26 - A picture of something that means a lot to you
Day 27 - A picture of yourself and a family member
Day 28- A picture of something you're afraid of
Day 29 - A picture that can always make you smile
Day 30 - A picture of someone you miss


TIPS

1. Plan ahead and brainstorm ideas.
2. Keep it simple.
3. Scheduled posting is always handy if you know you're going to be busy on certain days.
4.  Be yourself. This is your chance to express your thoughts and creativity so be original.
5. If you want to join in the fun but don't want to take part in the competition that's fine too!”
excerpt from her blog so that I wouldn’t misquote anything.
So what are you waiting for? Come and join the fun. It’s 30 days of photo taking and blogging all in one!

Monday, January 10, 2011

something cute and silly to share

I found something cute at my other youtube account. I think I’ve created this account 3 years ago and I totally forgot about it. Than a few months ago, I created another youtube account just to keep all my favorite playlist.

She was so cute.. and young….

Just another Manic Monday, I wish it was Sunday!!!

Hello Monday!!! Hehehe I think it’s a bit late for me to wish happy Monday. My Monday started with a bang! And as usually I’ve managed to piss off somebody early in the morning. I really hate when that happened. Life shouldn’t be this stressful. I felt like I don’t have the freedom to do what I love and to my job with passion.

Enough about that. Now I would like to share something I’ve created for cik betty.

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This is my first attempt making a header for someone other than me and my children. I am a bit nervous because people taste are different and very subjective. I am glad that she like them. Thanks girl for giving me a chance to explore something different. Apparently we share a lot of things in common. Maybe one day we could meet in real life. Happy blogging girl!!!

Kit showcase: gruv kit by chris greiser

Another new and colorful kit from chris gresier called gruv. Available at Sunshine Studio Scraps. This kit contains 37 elements and 15 colorful papers from graphic to artsy. music, peace, fun - happy colors.

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This is my layout using the above kit

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Sunday, January 9, 2011

Kit showcase: Sk8r Punk Kit by Chris Greiser

Another new addition to Sunshine Studio Scraps collection. This kit is called Sk8r Punk by Chris Gresier. Available at Sunshine Studio Scraps.

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I have so much fun working with this kit. It has many papers and elements that I would love to use in my teenager boys layout.

This is my layout using the above kit firstdayofschool-web

by Jess

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Scraplift Sunday: 50 things All About Me

I saw this layout at Gallery Standout yesterday and I am so excited to make one just like that. I love list and I love all about me page..

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50 things 2011 by stampin_rachel

This is my scraplift of the above layout using About A Girl Kit by Michelle Batton and Simply Scraps.

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