happy story

October 17, 2013 § Leave a comment

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It’s been a long while since i made a layout and when i took these photos of my parents during their anniversary, i knew i had to make one. I love getting them to do all these mushy stuff in front of the camera and these photos turned out to be candid and adorable (just the way i like)

For this layout, I used all the goodies from the dearlizzy’s lucky charm collection and it was so much fun! I love the vibrant colours and the cute quotes that were perfect for this layout. For the first time ever, I finished the layout within an hour! This was how inspired i was by the photos and the lucky charm collection. Here are some close ups.

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project life – August

September 4, 2013 § Leave a comment

I rarely finished my projects in the past because I always have empty spaces left for journalling but was too afraid to write. And after procrastinating for too long, I actually forgot my reflections and thoughts that i had.

Not wanting to make the same mistake again, I was determined to complete my month of august and i did! hooray! looking at people’s work on instagram really helps to motivate me. And probably getting the JADE edition from project life too. The colours are so easy to match and it makes everything look so cheery. I had a lot of fun playing with it. So here’s my cover page for august documenting the first week – my fresh manicure, the movies i watched and family time!

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One of the highlights of august has to be my staycation at hyatt with my crazy dance mates. We actually allocated time to jump on the bed like kids. I think i have 1000000 photos of us jumping and due to limited space i can only feature a few.

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How could we not camwhore in the toilet with huge ass mirrors??
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And it has to be a bunch of dancers playing twister. Quite a hilarious sight. Once again, there are about 1000000 photos of us playing twister in my cam. I had a good laugh.
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One of my fav photos with the girls with our kitty hairbands!

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To end off the splendid long weekend, I checked out a new cafe called brawn and brains, went to zouk flea and easy, and baked cupcakes with my girlfriends. One of my favourite pages from august!

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I think i’m addicted to taking photos of food as you can tell.
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The last page of august is dedicated to Night Festival. Had a lot of fun visiting the museums and watching arty performances.
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Really hope i can keep up for Sept (and hopefully finish off my other months)

Thanks for looking!

project life – February

April 28, 2013 § Leave a comment

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I really adore the dear lizzy lucky charm collection and used it for my february project life! Love how it made february seem like a really cheery month and february indeed was a fabulous month. Featured a few of my favourite items from TYPO in the second roll and also featured my 2 hunsies bunsies in the last roll along with the valentines day card that i made for them.

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project life – january

April 28, 2013 § Leave a comment

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So i have finally embarked on the project life train. I have always been a firm believer in capturing and documenting every precious moment, and project life is perfect. I actually finished this page in feb but i have been procrastinating on the uploading part. It is so difficult to take a good picture of this! to be honest, i’m still not satisfied! it looks 10000x better in real life ):

January has been a life-changing and trying month. I am not very good with words so i have engaged the help of pinterest and tumblr. I just love how images and quotes that we stumbled upon online reflect our thoughts so aptly. I guess it can be quite comforting that we are not alone feeling how we feel.  As you can tell from a few of my photos, I was trying very hard not to let negative thoughts run my life. and i am relieved to say that I’ve been quite successful! Happiness is sometimes really a choice.

owl always love you

February 20, 2013 § Leave a comment

owl love you always

had a tough start to 2013 but i’m back scrapping again! promised 2 of my dearest girlfriends that i will send them vday cards. slightly belated but every day is vday right? so obsessed with my owl stamp that i got from unity stamp company. It’s under their itty bitty category.

and i also can’t seem to get away from one of my favourite colours – teal. It just goes well with every other colour! Just looked through my colour combo board and i realised most of my colour schemes include some shade of blue. here’s one of my fav!

 

hoping to be back with a post on my first project life attempt! laters!

christmas cards made by yours truly

December 11, 2012 § Leave a comment

getting into the festive crafty mood.

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favourite photography apps

November 16, 2012 § Leave a comment

I am a self-declared instagram addict, absolutely love the filters and all. however, there are still somethings that instagram lacks of which thus led me to find other awesome photography apps on my iphone. here are my current favs.

Camera +
Price: $1.28
I love Camera + because i can brighten my photos easily and it also have some really nice filters. current fav filter include cross process under special when you click on effects ( as seen on the above photo) gives my photos a very nice faded hue.

Whitagram
Price: Free
I don’t like the black border around my landscape photos on instagram and thank gawd for whitagram, my problem is solved! i don’t have to force my photos to fit the square or deal with ugly black borders! hooray. love how the photos look like polaroids after adding the “walden” filter on instagram.

Frametastic
price: free
To create collages, i use frametastic and it’s very easy to send your images from frametastic to instagram! many different collages are available for free. I can’t seem to find one that can create 3 by 3 collage though. if you know of any apps, please let me know! thanks(:

Hoping to add more apps to this list so feel free to share!