Saturday, July 23, 2011

All you need is Love

My Ms E went to attend a class with her godma, Diana at the PM.  Don't know who was more ambitious, PM for offering the class to kids, or us.  Anyway, she managed to complete two layouts over the many days after the class with a little bit of assistance from me.  We tried to put together with the photos and she said something to the effect of , 'Mum, why do we need to follow? Let's do it my way'. tada! So it hit me that, yes I should let her complete it her way with her 20% modifications..

So here's her layouts, from 5 year old Ms E.

We ♥ Singapore!

National Day is coming on 9 August and it reminded me that I hadn't scrap Ms E's photograph from last year.  So I quickly pulled out a piece of cardstock and sprays, wanting to have some color to remind me of the fireworks that occur every year at the parade.  I wanted to add in ribbon for texture and movement and all the shiny stars that appear in our flag and our songs.

"here are 5 stars arising, out of the stormy sea..."

I adore the October Afternoon paper and thought all that red apple goes very well with my red theme. And all those big small MLS letters just made the title perfect! Majulah (onwards) Singapura (Singapore)!

materials : DCVW cardstock, October Afternoon patterned paper, Maya Road stars and mist, MLS alphas, American Craft brads, red glitter, red satin ribbon, washi tape

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Fly a Kite

Once a while, in busy clustered Singapore, what we need most is space.  And because open space is so rare, everyone wants to go there too.

Here's one layout I did quickly to put together one trip by the sisters for my own reference. We went to Marina Barrage to fly a kite together. BbC's very first time too!

materials : My Little Shoebox papers and alphas. Glitz girl transparency., felt , string, ribbon.

Saturday, July 2, 2011

Wish that was me...

One day some time ago, we went to Vivo City and Ms E chanced upon this ride.  It cost us $8 for 5 mins, and the operator would not allow more than 1 kid up on the ride.  At that time, BbC was not too stable so we thought we would just leave her outside with me to wait.  Who knows, she stood at the side looking on longingly and the dad and sis on the rides and even patted one of the deflated giraffe that was wheeled in in delight!  Felt so bad that she didn't get to ride, but the queue was too long to go again.

Next time, we will ask her godma Diana to bring her :)

Layout on October Afternoon paper. With trims from the Martha Stewart leaf lace punch, misted with Tattered Angels. Handmade bloom.