Saturday, November 29, 2008

More Birthday Challenge Entries

I'm so happy for the good turn out for my first ever Birthday Challenge. Aside from the first five entries I posted several days ago, I received eight more entries.

Their entries are just wonderful. Here they are:

Layout #6 - Yvette Planas' Caught on Cam

Yvette chose to scraplift my Big Bags layout.

Here is her take:

Layout # 7 - Chiqui Gutierrez's Plant a Tree

Chiqui used this LO entitled Loved by Us as inspiration.

Here is her interpretation:

Journaling: This is something new for you, a chance to get dirty but for a good cause. (tree planting activity, Day Care Lab, UPLB, Sept 2005)

Materials Used: Patterned paper: Sassafrass; Chatterbox, October Afternoon; Prima flowers, October Afternoon journaling card; Scrapworks alphabet stickers; Pebeo 3D paint; corrugated board; precision pen.

Layout # 8 - Rowena Ortile's Dear Sister

This LO has been scraplifted twice, first by Laarni and now by Rowee.

Here is what she did:

Journaling: First of all, i want to thank you for the things you have done and gave to us. You are the best sister! I'm am trully blessed to have you as a sister. I love you, Ate

Materials used: Ronna Farrers pp, Dcwv pp, Fancy leaves, lace, cuttlebug die cuts

Layout #9 - Maricel Virtucio's Kayak

This LO entitled Precious One was the one scraplifted by Che.

Here is how she interpreted my LO:

Layout # 10 - Tetchie Gonzales' Dear Son

Tetchie scraplifted my "At 37" layout.

Here's is Tetchie's take:

Journaling: I love you because… you are a sweet kid
you are 50 % mommy and 50% daddy
you always hug me
you are smart
I know you love me too!
Love, Mommy

Materilas used: Patterned papers: Daisy Bucket and DCWV; MM Noteworthy journal card, MM heart brad, MM alpha stickers, AC thickers, Staedler pen, UHU glue, assorted buttons, patch from Papemelroti

Layout # 11 - Karen Ngo-Flipino's Butterfly Garden

This is Karen's first time to join a challenge. She scraplifted my Sama Shoes LO.

Here is what she came up with:

Journaling: This is our first visit to Baluarte, in Vigan, the home of former Gov. Chavit Singson. This pictures were taken inside the butterfly garden. Feb. 10, 2008

Materials used: PPS - MOD, Autumn Leaves. Cardstock- American Craft. Paint - MM Spruce, Kaisercraft Orange. Say it in Crystals. Prima Flower. Buzz & Bloom Urban Alphabet Mini. Kaisercraft Cystals.

Layout # 12 - Bernardine Acena's On d' Top

This is the third time this LO of my was scraplifted. This time by Berna.

Here is what she did:

A closer look:

Journaling: I never thought that I can be on the highest building in Tokyo , I was able to see and appreciate the whole city in one glance.

Layout # 13 - Bernardine Acena's Flower (her second entry)

Take Me to Places I Want to Go - this is my LO that Berna scraplifted for her second entry.

Here is her take:

Journaling: Seldom that you will meet the right one for you. But when he comes around, you would just know.

Layout # 14 - Janis Medina's Doggie Love

Janis scraplifted my "Why I keep falling 4 you over again".

Here is her take:

There you have it...the entries to my Birthday Challenge which closes today at 11:59PM.

P.S. Helga Vergara was not able to make it on time. She were having problems attaching the photo of her entry. She'll be included in the random draw though.

Helga scraplifted my first 6 x 12 LO entitled Happy and Content.

Here is her LO entitled One Perfect Day:

Monday, November 24, 2008

First Five Birthday Challenge Participants

Here are the first five scrappers who submitted their LO's for my Birthday Challenge:

Layout # 1 - Laarni Uy's My Sis I Miss

Laarni scrapflited my layout entitled Ponder. She did a digital LO entitled My Sis I Miss.

Here is her interpretation:

JOURNALING: Once believed to be inseparable...have now gone our separate ways...truly miss our happy moments together...wishing the best for whatever path she takes....i love you little sister!

CREDITS: Sun Happy Place papers, Ramik frame, I. Riordan Funky Floral elements, SP Harvest Spice journal strip, Chaos Lounge Candy Jar elements, AWP Citrus Berry braid, Angela Sharrow Jurrasic Art fiber

Layout # 2 - Ching Phillips' Curiosity

Ching scraplifted my "My Pride and Joy' page. Her LO is entitled Curiosity.

Here is what she came up with:

JOURNALING: You’ll find thousands watching the Annual Michigan Festival of Vintage cars on Woodward Avenue from the City of Pontiac to the Detroit river. There is a little mystery, as to what make of car will come rolling by next which goes a long way to making an exciting afternoon.

Materials Used: Me & My Big Ideas pattern paper, DCWV cardstock & pattern paper, Creating Keepsakes Scrapin' Creation pattern paper. Archival Ink (sepia), Prima flowers, Making Memories brads, Fiskars die-cut letters and hole punch, Fibers, Scotch liquid glue and double sided tape, Xyron create sticker

Layout # 3 - Marian King's Play Ball

Tita Marian used this birthday page I made for Issa's birthday celebration last 2006 as inspiration. She created a LO for her granddaughter using these materials: Imagination Project papers, Fabriano cardstock, My Little Shoebox Chipboard letters, AC Foam Thickers.

Here is her take:

Layout # 4 - Nina's Eto na ang Barkada

Like Ching, Nina chose to scraplift my "My pride and Joy" LO. Here is her interpretation:

JOURNALING: Robert met the members of Parokya ni Edgar (a local pop rock band) at UP (University of the Philippines) Fine Arts.
And the world has been a lot more colorful ever since.

Materials used: patterned paper - Sassafrass Lass, American Crafts, October Afternoon, KI Memories; felt letters - Making Memories (thanks, Bev! love them!) ; bingo card - Jenni Bowlin; others - cardstock, Dymo tape, rub-ons

The ones in the photo were her sis-in-law and older brother with the band. They're pretty good friends and this was done during a shoot for a print ad.

Layout # 5 - Issa Lucido's Fall 2007

Issa scraplifted my LO entitled Tattooed in my heart.

Here is what Issa did:

Details of her LO:

Look at how Issa did her title using fall photos.

JOURNALING:It was Mommyla Dory's first time to experience the fall season in USA. And what a perfect way to celebrate it... with Graham and Sadie!

Materials Used:Kraft paperScenic Route ppsCK ppscardstockBG chipboard lettersMaya Road arrow chipboardBrillance black ink glittered glue, Colorbox chalk ink

Thanks ladies for taking my Birthday Challenge. You did a great job scraplifting my layouts! For those who haven't submitted their entries yet, you still have until the 30th of November to email your entries to me.

Thursday, November 20, 2008

Win some Bootiful Stamps

Wanna win some Bootiful Stamps from Sally, go HERE?

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

You can make a difference...

"You can make a difference in these kids lives." This one struck me. If you want to help the kids I am referring to even in you own little way, go here.

Dannah's Nicknames

The layout below is for Scrapstars Nickname Challenge and Marix's Triple Treat, particularly for Treat # 2:

My journaling reads:
Dannah - most people call you by this name
Ayah - the nickname you never got to use
Nene- close family members call you by this name especially your Daddy
Baby Girl - that is how I'd like to call you, even when you're all grown up
Boy- your Ninong (godfather)-best friend calls you by this name.
I don't know why because it's a secret between the two of you
Deng - Che (Cheng) and Pau (Andeng) call you by this name in your "make-believe" world.

Materials used: White cardstock, Basic Grey (Sultry) patterned paper, American Crafts Thickers, MM brads and Tiny Stickers, Prima flowers (pink and green are from Scrapwords), Autumn Leaves buttons, transparency (butterfly and swirl), Fancy Pants stamps

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Prizes for my Birthday Challenge

For my Birthday Challenge, two lucky winners will receive a prize pack each. One winner will be picked by my scrapper friends in the US -Megan Aaron, Grace Tollman and Selena Kimsey, former DT's of Scrapwords; Megan is now Creative Director of Scrapwords. Here is the prize pack:

One Inque Boutique Fresh Uppercase Alphabet Stamps, one Li'l' Davis Urban Camo Footnotes Rub-on, Webster Pages Vintage Home Collection Stickers, assorted trims and ribbons and ricracs, assorted Prima flowers, assorted buttons, Christmas embellishments, alterable door hanger.

One Inque boutique Jazzy Punctuation stamps, two pcs. of Prima journaling notebook, assorted trims, ribbons and ricracs, assorted Prima flowers, assorted buttons, Christmas embellishments and alterable door hanger.

The deadline of submitting entries will be on November 30, 2008. Email me your entries at

Thursday, November 13, 2008

When it rains, it pours...

Now I believe in the saying that when it rains, it pours...The first three quarters of the year 2008 had been very fruitful for me as far as scrapbooking is concerned. I was able to complete a total of 140 layouts, a lot of mini albums and even altered items. Thanks to the contests and challenges I joined in.

I am posting some more prizes and RAKS I won from different scrapbooking sites in the US. I received two of them last Friday (November 7) and the other two yesterday (November 11). Thanks to Chiqui Gutierrez, her mom Tita Shirley (my former officemate) and her sister (Cherie - my prizes were shipped to her place in the US).

Here are the yummy items I received:

...from Scrapmuse for landing third place in their USE YOUR PAINT contest:

A couple of Pink Paislee papers, some Imagination Project Office Supplied papers, a Bazzill edged cardstock and Jenni Bowlin journaling cards. These were shipped together with Chiqui's. She also won in the same contest.

...from A Peek into Yesterday for winning in their Would you Believe this Weather? contest:

Some Chatterbox (Together) papers

Pink Paislee papers

Scenic Route papers

Arctic Frog solid papers

Creative Imagination Narratives and Bazzill cardstock

Sale items -Basic Grey and Love, Elsie papers, and October Afternoon journaling cards

Making Memories tiny alphas stickers and paint

Fancy Pants ribbons (my favorite!!!)

Can you imagine, all of the above items costed only $25?

...from Amy of Scrappin Mojo for winning in their Summer (Pool Party) and Fall Crop:

Thaks so much, Amy!

...from Scrapbook Playground DT Kristi Smith for participating in her inspiration challenges for the month of September:

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Layouts I forgot to post - Part 4

Here are some more LO's I forgot to post in the previous months. These are for my DD, Dannah:

Bye-bye for Scrapwords first online crop

Happy for Scrappinmojo's summer online crop

Duyan for Creative Scrappers' Sketch Challenge

Dance for Scrapbook Playground's DT Challenge

I love you more for Scrppin' Kids' online crop

Nanay's Girl following Em Magpoc's May Sketch for Scrapbytes

Peace for Savvy n Sassy's Wrap it Up Challenge

Fly Away for Savvy n Sassy's Divalicious Crop and Scrapmuse's Fall Festival

Queen for a Day for Savvy n Sassy's Divalicious Crop and Scrapmuse's Fall Festival

Fabulous you for Coordinates Collection Scrap Challenges