Saturday, July 14, 2012

crazy for freestyle

Ever since I learned about freestyle scrapbook from Jessica Sprague class, I am totally hook. I’ve been spending most of the day and night practicing what I’ve learned and try to make beautiful layouts.

Here are some of the layouts I made using some of the techniques I’ve learned so far.

waitingforyou-web be brave-web choices-web rememberthelittlethings-web
and this is something I've made a few days ago, not really a freestyle

Have a great and creative weekend!

Friday, July 13, 2012

10 things // at 41

I read this in my email today..,
"What makes each of us happy depends on several factors, like age, gender, career, and so on.

Tomorrow morning, make a list of ten things that make you happy, or list ten areas of your life that put a smile on your face.

Next, carry this list with you throughout your day, and look back at it when you start to feel stressed or overwhelmed. This list can become a constant reminder of all the good aspects of your life AND it can provide you with a jolt of positive energy when you might need it"
from Get Organize Now newsletter

It has been a while since the last time I made a happy list, so I think it's about time I count my blessing.
Here are my current top ten:
#1- my new baby boy
#2 - the happiest baby on the block book. The technique suggested in the book really help trigger the claming reflex
#3 - baby shushing apps for iphone -- really help my baby fall asleep and stay asleep
#4 - Leverage season 1 untill season 4 -- really entertain me and help me understand human behavior
#5 - Swaddle Me instant swaddle-- this really a life saver for me. My baby love it!
#6 - Dig in Deeper online class from Jessica Sprague -- I really learn a lot in this class

#7 - Herbalife Formula one and formula three shake to help me fill fuller longer and help with my milk supply
#8 - breastefeedinh my baby, it's one of the greatest joy in the world

#9 - the happiest baby guide to great sleep, new book from Dr. Karp -- he talk about how to teach your baby to sleep beyond the forth trimester till age five
#10 - swing from Graco.. Instant favorite from the begining

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Beautiful Opel Desktop Wallpaper

Love this grudgy look for a desktop wallpaper by SkeletalMess. Click on the image to download.

Opel Desktop Wallpaper

Thursday, July 12, 2012

free style // lesson 4

Finally this afternoon I get a chance to sit down and walk through Lesson 4 of this amazing online class. It’s a little bit out of my comfort zone. I’ve never really master this type of design but I really love it.

this this lesson I learned:

  • Mask and blend a photo onto a digital patterned paper
  • Journal around the edges of a layout
  • Journal with dingbats between sentences
  • Create a halftone circle overlay
  • Create a title with underpainting –> I really love this technique!
  • Create a halftone effect on an image – I didn’t know that we can do this in photoshop. I really love the look

I had so much fun in this class. I didn’t really used the class material except for the fonts and the dingbats. I tried to put my own interpretation of it. I  really need to practice more with this type of scrapping.

this is what we are suppose to make


and these are the two layouts I come up with



{credit: One of a Kind kit by Captivated Vision and wild Dandelion}

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Wednesday, July 11, 2012

my typical Wednesday afternoon

Putting my baby to for an afternoon nap. He seems to love swing (what baby doesn’t love swing). He falls asleep after I swing him for one minute. Love this swing from GRACO.





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Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Time does fly

Just something I cooked up while busy with a lot of different project and experiment. I love experimenting new things with my baby. Too bad this precious moment won't last for very long. timedoesfly-web
Credit: Time Flies by Studio Basic Design

With all the things I’ve learned and all the cool stuffs and gadgets they have for babies, I just want to have more. Too bad my doctor recommend against having another baby. I just have to enjoy these precious moments before it is gone forever.

(Note: Oh My God! Tomorrow is Wednesday. I just don’t want this week to end)

Monday, July 9, 2012

day 185–day 191 // life randomness

I had an amazing week. So many things happening that I just didn’t have the time to devote myself to this blog and scrapping. I think this week will be a little bit slower for me. I need to prepare myself for Ramadhan which will be just around the corner. I am not sure if I could fast for the whole month because I am breastfeeding exclusively. I am just going to play by the ear.

Anyway here are my daily photos from last week till today

day 185 – Hanif is more aware of his surrounding which makes him more alert during the day


day 186 – taking Hanif out for the evening


day 187 – He is wearing his new onesie from Baby Gap


day 188 – I am so loving every minute with this two months old baby. He is so cute and so adorable.


day 189 – I bought these books from Kinokuniya. Currently reading “the Happiest Baby Guide to Great Sleep”. Amazing book!


day 190 – Visiting Ayu for the first time. I am so excited to look at all her baby stuffs. So cute and so pinky.


day 191 – Play time at his play mat. Hanif really enjoy his new toy


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Sunday, July 8, 2012

Snapshots // right now

On my Instagram:

Outing klcc

On my playlist:

Carrie Underwood – Good Girl

On my to watch TV series:
Leverage Season 1 until Season 3 – I saw the promotion on TV about this show that I decided to give it a try. So far not bad.

On my Nightstand:
The Happiest Baby Guide to Great Sleep by Dr Harvey Karp – I bought this book yesterday and I couldn’t put it down. My baby is approaching 3 months and after forth trimester the calming reflex might not work anymore. I need new ways to put my baby to sleep. As always I really love Dr. Karp ideas and approach. So easy to follow.

On my wish list:
Notebook Sony VAIO S series

On my mind:
Now I have to many things I wanted to do that sometimes I just don’t know where to begin. I really need to prioritize things just get some of them out of my to do list

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