Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Don't Forget To Smile

My first layout for the month of May. I created this layout for the White With 1 Challenge plus Deep Black HERE. Sounds easy, right? Before my mojo runs away again, I decided to work on this challenge almost immediately. The not so easy part was to select the photo. Going through the album of photos which I had arranged by theme, I came across this photo of, who else, my darling daughter. This photo was taken during our trip to Johor Bharu in December 2012 but I love this photo of the Child smiling and looking straight into the camera.That was then. Now is a different story altogether.




and just to inspire you a little more - how about this moodboard to grab your attention. Black cats anyone?


Here is the layout:

The Child waiting to have Breakfast at JA Residence, Johor Bharu

Supplies: Bazzil White Cardstock, Kaisercraft pp, UW pp, Franchville pp, UW Stencil, Stamploration Stamps, Kaisercraft
Sentiment, Raspberry Creative Starburst Rub-ons, Black Gesso, Black Semco Ink, Moof Lace, Phone Decorative Blinks, Micia Ink


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Sunday, April 30, 2017

Love Shines

It is such a lovely cool evening after some light showers earlier today. I had a good look at a layout I did three months ago and I decided to pull them apart and recreate a new layout.

This layout is for Colourful Creations April 15 Challenge-Hello My Name Is....... HERE.
 My name is LILI SULASTRI and for this layout I used my initial L for Love, Lace and Light Red and Light pink colours for the embellishments and subtitle.

Seoul, South Korea
 Supplies: DCW Black & White Pattern Paper, Momoyo Stamp, Kaisercraft Stencil, 
Kaisercraft sentiment, Cosmo Cricket Alphas, Franchville pattern paper, Petaloo flowers,
UW die-cut, Kaiser Felt, Lace from stash, Heart is from a broken Fridge Magnet



Saturday, April 29, 2017

Dad's Legacy

These two swings mean a lot to the family. They were lovingly crafted by my father for the benefit of his grandchildren. It started with the plain wooden plank he made while he was in the Navy. Two or three years later, I brought home a piece of wooden plank which was part of a shipment from US. It was the only piece that was not thrown away yet and I ask my workmate for that piece of plank. Not knowing what to really do with it, eventually I brought it home to Dad and told him to do whatever he wanted to. A month later, I came home to see the seated swing. Dad said, it would be easier for his younger than four-year old grandchildren. He really had safety of his grandchildren in mind then. 

Both swings had seen a lot of fights between the grandchildren, laughter, love especially from dad and many meetings were held here. These were the centre of 'congregation' for the children, grandchildren, friends and/or relatives children. This was always the place to be for the children and grandchildren.


Alas, three years after dad's passing, the swings became a legacy. In its place, a store room was erected where mum store the bulky household items. I really am glad to have taken a photo of the swings that once held a piece of our history and our memories.


This layout is created for Home & Scrapped Stash Busting Challenge with the Prompt "History".


Supplies : Kaiser Craft Jungle bug Collection (Tropic Tangle), Bazzil Cardstock, Martha Stewart Stencil, Kaisercraft
Tags and Sentiments, Alphas from Stash, Stamploration Stamps, Modelling Paste, Semco Acrylic Paint

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Friday, April 28, 2017

Holiday

This layout is for Kraft+ April Challenge HERE. The theme for this month's challenge is Swatch It Up. 


I use the Paint Swatch collected from a paint shop as the background for my layout. The photo was before touring the Mangrove Swamp during our Kuantan weekend Getaway. 



Supplies: Kraft Paper, Paint Swatch, Micia Stamp, Micia Ink, Meyco Stencil, Punched
Lace Border from Stash, Prima Flowers, UW sentiment, Kaiser Tag

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Thursday, April 27, 2017

Excitement

This is my entry for the White - with 1 April Challenge HERE.



In fact layouts featuring this gorgeous HELIUM BLUE would be very welcome indeed - so come and join in with us on White ...with 1 this month.



We hope you like our inclusion of a sketch to help inspire you further.  You don't have to use this to put in an entry but we'd love it if you do :)



I was inspired by both the colours and sketch of this challenge. The photos were taken during our trip to Bangkok in December 2015. We were waiting for the water-taxi to take us to another part of the town for our final breakfast. This was our last day in Bangkok.

At The Jetty

Supplies: Bazzil Cardstocks, Doily, Paper Boutique pp, Kaiser Tags, Momoyo Brads,
UW Flowers, UW Stencil, MT Washi Tape, Acrylic Paints, Modelling Paste, Momoyo Alphas

Close-up of the Stencil. My newest toy



Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Birthday Card

I am creating this birthday card for a friend who will be celebrating his 18th.birthday on March 22, 2017. At the same time I am entering this card for digistamps4joy-sa

Challenge #134 - Anything Goes + twist = Add Washitape or Bunting

The theme for March 2017's challenge is

 ANYTHING GOES
with an optional twist of "Add Washitape or Bunting"

Since my young friend's favourite colour is Green, the card I created for him is 95% green.
Supplies - Cardstock,
KaisercraftBlue Bay Pattern Papers,
Kaisercraft Beautiful Collectibles  - Toppers
Momoyo Border Stickers
Christy Tomlinson Tattered Chicken Wire Stamp
MT Washi Tape
Handmade Flower by Asmah
Sentiment from Stash
Micia Ink 

Supply - A4 Green paper
Stamplorations Stamp
Kaisercraft Rub-on Birthday Sentiment

Close-up of Christy Tomlinson Tattered Chicken Wire stamp


Friday, March 10, 2017

Hallabong

This layout is created for HERE :


and just to inspire you a little more - how about this moodboard to grab your attention.



Challenge. Even though the colour orange doesn't appeal to me much, I decided to go ahead and take the challenge to create this simple layout. After putting all the elements together, minimalistic look seem much more appealing.

When Zahra' saw the layout, she asked me what would the Title be. I told her I shall call it 'Citrus', maybe. No, Ibu (that is how she address me), you must call it "Hallabong". "Aunty Mimie (our Korean Tour Leader) keep mentioning it when she was explaining the fruit to us", she said. Come to show she really paid attention to Mimie while I must have been busy taking photos. I did check-up Google to ascertain her word. Thus, the title "Hallabong", a Korean word meaning "The Sweetest Orange". As the name imply, these fruits really have a very sweet taste.

The irony is, these fruit trees can be seen growing along the roads leading to the Natural history Museum of Jeju. Even though the fruits are ripe for picking, no one pick the fruits, no matter how appealing they look. According to Mimie, these fruits are under the Government of Korea's management so no one dares pick the fruit. (Hmm...in my heart I said if this is Malaysia, the trees would have been barren in no time at all). I really admire the mentality of the Koreans for their respect to Government property. Or could it be that severe action will be taken to those who dare to pluck them.

Hallabong - Jeju Island, Korea

Supply : White Cardstock, Paper Boutique pp, Lace, Kaisercraft Stencil,Stamps, Reeves Acrylic paints,
Reeves White Gesso, Black American Crafts Cardstock

Close-up of the Kaisercraft Stencil


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