Sunday, December 16, 2007

Pleasant Surprise

that is how i felt when i checked what was in our mailbox yesterday - - - a card from ms. marian king.

i just couldn't describe the card she handmade in one word; rather, 2 words best suits it: equisitely elegant.
thank you ms. marian & happy holidays to you & your family, too.

Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Off to the Post Office my 'baby' for this year's christmas card exchange among a group of scrapaholics!

i hope to send the message across

Saturday, December 01, 2007

What To Do On a Holiday?


i decided to do something productive on a friday, a holiday.

i remember my sister asked me to make christmas cards to be sold at her store. what, me? mass produce? not quite. i managed to make 22 cards using purely stash. the only things i bought were the envelopes & the protective plastics. i will do some more depending on the demand.

my sister wanted the simple ones, to my advantage :->
for sale here....
and here.
materials used: cs: white, green & red bazzill;
pps: pc slab, chatterbox, mem block 3 & 4, punch studio holiday kit;
ink: tsukineko brilliance black, cb chestnut roan, red & green inkadinkado;
stamps: inkadinkado;
misc: deco art twinkle glitter, ribbons, blings, eyelets;
tools: mm instant setter, coluzzle oval template

so basic, so easy!

7 Random Facts

...and an ABC about me?

i'm playing along with this tag from arnie.

instructions: each player starts with 7 random habits/facts about themselves. people who are tagged need to write on their own blog about their seven things, as well as these rules. at the end of your blog, you need to choose 7 people to get tagged and list their names. don’t forget to leave them a comment telling them that they have been tagged and to read your blog!

7 random facts about me:

1. i'm an OC.

2. i can stand in a place even w/o tv or internet connection. but please, leave me something to read. exception: anything academic.

3. i love grocery-shopping. it's so therapeutic for me.

4. i'm an ambidextrous.

5. i married at 30 y.o. , way, way early my plan to get hitched at 35! it's true, marriage comes like a thief in the night.

6. i earned 2 extremely opposite degrees.

7. i'm more comfortable wearing heels than flats.

A - Age: 36

B - Band Listening To Right Now: none

C - Career: loyal gov't. employee (w/ emphasis on the l)

D - Drink or Smoke: never smoked. used to drink on occasions. now, if cajoled, it has to be bailey's, tequila rose or a semi-sweet red wine

E - Easiest Friends To Talk To: my bestfriend liza p.

G - Gummy Bears or Gummy Worms: gummy bears

H - Have a Boyfriend: husband na

I - In love: hubbyyyyyy!

J - Junk Food You Like: fita w/ spicy tuna sandwich flavor

K - Kids: none

L - Longest Ride Ever: 24 hour drive from manila to samar. i didn't blink an eye or else hubby will drive crazy.

N - Names For Your Future Kids: dannita marialuz & daenna meekaella (oh i wish!)

O - One Wish You Have Now: approval of our immigrant petition (please dear Lord!)

P - Phobias: reptiles

Q - Favorite Quote: "no pain, no gain."

R - Reasons To Smile: family

S - Sleeping Hours: 11pm-6:30am (weekdays), 10pm-5:30am (weekends)

T - Time You Woke Up: 5:30am (it's a weekend today - - - jog, aero & taebo time)

U - Unknown Fact About You: i dont' look it, but i'm so, so easy to please (read: mababaw ang kaligayahan)

V - Vegetable You Hate: none 'coz i love veggies

W - Worst Habit: i buy on first impulse (and ends up being sorry)

X-rays You’ve Had: chest

Y - Yummy Foods: pasta & pizza; veggies

Z - Zodiac Sign: taurus

postcript: allow me to break the instruction to tag 7 others. it seems that everyone has already been tagged. so, whoever gets to read this & haven't been tagged yet, consider yourself tagged.