Sunday, October 4, 2009

Live. Love. Laugh. (Sketchy Thursdays)

I made this layout last week for my friend Escie, who's getting married this October. The pictures I used are from her engagement shoot with Redefine Weddings.

I'm super happy with this layout.. It's actually the 2nd real layout I'm able to share with everyone!:) Hope you guys like it..:">

This is also the 1st time I'm joining a scrapbook challenge, and I love how my layout was sooo timely for Sketchy Thursdays' challenge for this week! So here's my take on this week's challenge:


A closer look on my LO:


Thanks for viewing!!:)

xoxo,

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Squiggle Candy!!

I'm just a newbie at scrapbooking.. just starting to collect some stuff to use (papers, stamps, embellies, etc.).. that's why I'm SOOO happy to see this treat from Squiggle Stamps! Just click on the picture below to see how easy it is to win this prize:



The prize contains:

Full Set of Oscar & Daisy Designs - 10 stamps in total
K&Co Wild Raspberry Paper Pad
K&Co Wild Raspberry Alphabet Rub Ons
K&Co Wild Raspberry Clearly Yours Dome Stickers
K&Co Wild Raspberry Layered Floral Accents
K&Co Wild Raspberry Chipboard Frames
Inkadinkado Clear Stamps set - Dot Flourishes
EKSuccess Edger Punch - Zig Zag Stitch
EKSuccess Medium Punch - Scallop Photo Corner

Nice, eh?!:)

xoxo,

Friday, September 4, 2009

My 1st ever finished layout!

As usual, it's my fiance that inspires me to actually finish something... ahahaha!! I already started 2 scrapbook layouts like a few months ago, but I haven't finished them yet.. there just seem like something else I could add in it for me to be ok with it.. ehehehe!!

But this week, I finshed my 1st ever real layout (since I've already done several digital ones) in like 2 days..;) It was my fiance's birthday, so I wanted to give him this to put in his office cubicle..:)


The pictures are from the engagement (/Trash-the-Dress) shoot we just had last Aug. 11 at Hamilo Coast, Nasugbu Batangas.

More pictures from the engagement shoot here.

Title: Picture Perfect!
Journal:
You will always be God's greatest gift to me!

In sickness & in health,

for richer & for poorer,
for better & for worse...... I Do!

I love you so much! XoXo


I'd love to improve on my craft, so you're comments are welcome!:)

xoxo,

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Memories Always - Forever

Last thursday (July 9), my friend Bhane (who has already made numerous beautiful scrapbook layouts already) invited me to join this new network group, created for scrapbook enthusiast: Memories Always - Forever.

Of course, since I really want to learn and create real scrapbooks in the future, I instantly joined and uploaded some of my digital layouts.

I was honored and flattered to immediately have one of my layouts featured on their site!:) I didn't get any prize whatsoever, and it's not a contest... but I'm super duper UBER flattered and happy about it!:)


Now, I'm making another digital layout... for one of the events created by the group.. I hope people like it too..;) Wish me luck!;)

xoxo,

Monday, July 6, 2009

For my cousin...

I made this for my cousin, Kuya Neila and his wife Ate Phibi! They got married last 07-07-07..;)


To Kuya Neil and Ate Phibi, may you have more blissful years as husband and wife! God Bless! We love you both!:)

xoxo,

Tuesday, June 30, 2009

My bestfriend's trip down under

My bestfriend, Jajah, went for a vacation in Australia last May. Unfortunately, due to budget constraints, I wasn't able to join her.. ehehe!

Anyway, she wanted me to do a real scrapbook layout for her pics from her trip, which I'm really excited to do.. But in the meantime, here's something I made from Scrapblog:


xoxo,

Sunday, June 21, 2009

For my Dad...

I made this for my dad for Father's Day...:) I can't find a solo picture of him, so he's with my mom... ehhehe!!


Just sharing..:) Happy Father's Day to all the great Dads of the world!:) To our loving Daddy, we love you! Take care of yourself always...:)

xoxo,

Sunday, May 24, 2009

Another DIY Save-The-Date

Last week, I thought of doing another STD using Scrapblog.. I liked the last STD I did... but I felt that it's still not THE save-the-date for us.. you know what I mean??... Like it's nice and all, but it seems that something is still missing...

And then this......

Our pictures taken by Wally Gonzales

I SUPER DUPER LOVE IT!! It's just PERFECT for our wedding theme! And when you see our invites, you'll also know why...;) I'm also proud of the fact that I made this more or less from scratch..:) meaning I didn't use any of the free (already made) templates from Scrapblog, but just made use of their stickies and mixed them all up...:) I truly 101% heart this!:)

xoxo,

Monday, May 18, 2009

My Save-The-Date layout

Since I have been blogging a lot recently about our wedding preps and all in our WEDsite and my other blogspot.. and I have been intrigued by this digital scrapbooking.. I thought of practicing my "scrapbooking" skills by making our Save-the-Date cards!;)

I already posted my first try here. Not bad for a beginner, if I may say so myself! ahaha!! Then just last April 30, we had our first official prenup shoot with Wally Gonzales. Of course, having all these beautiful pictures from him inspired me to again create another STD.. so here it is:


Whatcha think?...;)

xoxo,

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Maternity Shoot - Stacey Tan Gana-Bravo

It's been a looooong time since I've posted anything in this blog. Sorry about that.. Been really busy with all the wedding preps.. yeah, I know excuses, excuses.... ehehe!! But, I'll definitely try to post more often...:) I also might change the name of this blog site.. but until I've thought of it's new name, this will do for now..;) ehehe!

Anyway back to this post, this is our first ever maternity shoot. My sister's bestfriend Stacey is almost due at the time we had this. And it was also her birthday that day! Ahaha! So here is just a few of the shots I took:

Date taken: February 13, 2009
Model: Stacey Tan Gana-Bravo
Location: Rouge Studio, Makati City
Gear: Tamron 28-75mm lens mounted on a Nikon D80



xoxo,

Monday, February 2, 2009

Digital Scrapbooking

I've always been interested in scrapbooking.. especially when I saw my cousin's collection of stamps, and all the things she made with those... WOW!! I'm just DYING to learn it, and be able to create BEAUTIFUL layouts!.. But, I still don't have a lot of materials to work on with... and (I'm disappointed to learn) I'm not as creative as I thought, since I can't seem to make something nice with what I have...:( I also have a very limited budget, so can't really splurge on the materials at the moment...;)

So.... I'm SUPER thankful when I learned about digital scrapbooking!! ScrapBlog.com to be exact!:) not only am I able to make pages for FREE, but it's also soooo easy to do!:)

Here are just some of the first few pages I made from ScrapBlog:

My first (ever) Page

I made this for my bestfriend, Debby

This one for my bestfriend, Jhia

For my "sisters": Jajah, Jhia and Debby

Trying our Save-the-Date in ScrapBlog


Just sharing... Hope you guys like it!:) Help me improve, comments are welcome!;)

xoxo,
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