Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Misting weekend and my recent BG craze

I love MR Mist over paints coz it dries faster, and easier to apply - and minimum cleaning (provided proper protection is done). Spent the kids' naptime misting these chipboard shapes so i can just grab one as and when i need it.

I don't know why it took me years to fall in love with Basic Grey, but once I'm in love - I'm head over heels - absolutely helpless! The moment I stepped into a LSS, I cannot seem to get out without buying at least ONE BG stuff. I esp love these collections.

and I was so lucky to be picked by Krafers' Paradise to be the Feb-2011's winner, and needless to say - this voucher went to a BG Hopscotch Belly Pack which is soooooooooo sweet;)

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

{baby edith} - first year album

I got commissioned by Trudy to scrap a First Year album for her new-mummy friend, and here I did a 6 by 6 album, using AC's album and lots of DCVW Nursery PP. Happy viewing:)

spent some time working on the otherwise plain cover. Added a brown based acrylic frame with pins, pearls and lace to the cover. Like the end result:)

somehow, i like the effect of the newly bought AC's epoxy Thickers, the font is so cute!

and i recycled a Sweetest Moment cake box as the album box:)

Saturday, March 19, 2011

Happy Birthday to Yvonne

a photo frame for a sweet young chick in our dept:) happy birthday! And yes, that's her lovely and chubby fat pet cat, Loki! Like a superstar!

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Help Japan.

I believe many of us are saddened & shocked by the massive quake/tsunami and now nuclear leak in Japan. My heart goes out to all the affected people, and once again make me realise that there is just so much we can do in life against such natural disasters.

I'm again impressed by the orderly Japanese society despite such major upheaval to their lives. They again show us their generosity and good discpline by demostrating good behaviours during such trying times. Imagine this happening to Singapore, where people could jump queue and fight over a packet of overpriced nasi briyani on Chinese New Year Day 1 jus because most shops are closed and they are hungry, its not even life threathening -what a big shame.

Though we could not personally be there to help salvage the situation, pls join me to do a part by donating to the organisations belong so they could help more. The following venues of donations are extracted from The Straits Times dd 15th Mar 2011 (link:

Mercy Relief: The organisation is accepting donations to procure relief supplies. It has deployed a two-man preliminary disaster response team to Japan to ascertain ground needs and procure relief supplies.

The MR team will help distribute supplies with UN agencies. It will also collaborate with local non-governmental organisations to support their relief efforts. With an initial tranche of USD $20,000 provided by SAP Asia Pacific Japan, the team will help address the pressing needs for food, water and quilts.

For cheque donations, please make the cheque payable to Mercy Relief Limited and send it to the Mercy Relief office at Blk 160 Lorong 1 Toa Payoh #01-1568 Singapore 310160. On the back of the cheque, indicate ‘Japan Quake and Tsunami Relief’’.

Cash donations can also be made at the Mercy Relief office. Office hours are Monday-Friday, 9am - 7pm.

For ATM transfers/internet banking, Mercy Relief’s DBS Current Account is 054-900493-6
Credit card donations can be made via eNets at

Singapore Red Cross: The organisation has started a hotline (6334-9152 / 6334-9153 / 6334-9154) to help those in Singapore get in touch with relatives in Japan. The SRC will take down details of the missing person and forward the information on to its sister national society, the Japanese Red Cross Society and the International Committee of Red Cross. It is also working with the Japanese Association to raise funds.

For cheque donations, please make the cheque payable to Singapore Red Cross and mail to the SRC office at Red Cross House, 15 Penang Lane Singapore 238486. On the back of the cheque, indicate ‘Japan disaster 2011′, name of donor/organisation, contact numbers and address.

Cash donations can also be made at the SRC office during office hours, Monday to Friday, 9.30am - 9 pm, Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays, 9.30 am - 6pm.
The public can also SMS “Red Cross” to 75772. Each message will cost $50. The SRC is also working with banks like DBS, OCBC and UOB, to allow donations through ATMs and the Internet.

World Vision Singapore: A World Vision assessment team has arrived in the quake zone to assess the needs of the survivors and prepare supplies and programmes for the homeless. The team brought baby supplies, warm clothing, food and daily necessities for distribution.
World Vision also plans to establish child-friendly spaces so children affected by the disasters can resume normal childhood activities and experience structure and security.

For cheque donations, please make the cheque payable to World Vision International and mail to the World Vision office at 750B Chai Chee Road, #03-02, Technopark @ Chai Chee, Singapore 469002. On the back of the cheque, indicate ‘Japan disaster’.

Cash donations can also be made at the World Vision office. Office hours are Monday-Friday, 9am – 5pm.You can donate online at

I did the easy thing by sending SMS, this service is supported by The Rotary Club:)

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

first year album for {jude}

This is a quick first year album for my Nephew who is turning one this weekend:) I love this brag book from Kikki, so easy to get the album done! And I realised I dont have many pictures of my nephew - need to take more in the future!

i sewn on a button with the number 12th as his birthdate. But the drowsy flu med made me giddy and i realised i sew alittle too low to the rubber strap. tsk.