Monday, September 15, 2008

Who am I (Enter at your own risk)

Phylline says, KAYA!

Hello. it's been an extremely stressful week for me. I learned about the Kaya 17 and thought I join to keep my thoughts away from my depressing situation. I made this album last year. This is a 6x6 mini, cs all from BG. Front and back cover is from 7Gypsies, as well as the doorknob and keys.

I am an artist
a. Journalling - Art is the literacy of the heart.
b. Materials Used - Basic Grey cs and alpha; HS and prima flowers; Tech Tuesday clear alpha stamps;MM acrylic paint; rik rak
c. Techniques Used - painting, stamping, distressing

I am a dreamer
a. Jouranalling - No dreamer is ever too small. No dream is ever too big.
b. Materials- BG cs; alpha tiles; lace and ribbon, glitters
c. Techniques - handcutting, distressing

I am a free spirit
a. Journalling - To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate, is strength undefeatable.
b. Materials - BG cs and tag; AC rub on; black cs; butterfly stamps, ribbon/lace; blings, aqualip pen
c. Technique - handcutting, stamping

I am original
a. Journalling - Originality does not consist in saying what no one has ever said before, but in saying exactly what you think yourself.
b. Materials - BG cs; HS flower, sizzix and QK die; Tech Tues clear stamp, Hero Arts script stamp, button, blings, foam, metal embellishments
c. Technique - stamping, distressing

I am a woman
a. Journalling - I am a woman, a spiritual being in a mortal body, a being of extra ordinary strength, wisdom, grace and beauty. I am an important, valuable human being and i will not be treated as anything less. Today, I face the world, fully aware of myself; aware of my place in this world; aware of my femininity, my strength and my weaknesses. I am a complete person. Complete in that i love who I am today. Complete knowing exactly where I should be at this moment in time. Completely satisfied that, for today, I am a fully evolved woman. A woman full of strength, faith, integrity, goodwill, honor, and a heightened sence of my spiritual nature. I am a woman above everything else.
b. Materials - BG cs; HS flower and floral center; ribbon/lace, buttons, rub on, metal embellishment, vellum, sizzix die
c. Techniques- distressing

Foxy, Hot Momma
a. Materials - BG cs,Bazzil blue cs, sizzix die- folder, QK scallop die, Prima flower, blings, photo anchor, metal embellishment, rikrak, ribbon, lace, MM stapler
b. Technique - distressing

I am What I am
a. Materials - Tech Tues clear stamps, AL clear stamp (barcode, BG alpha stickers, AC Typehouse, diamond glaze, aqualip pen, MM paint, lace
b. Techniques - painting, distressing, stamping, hand cutting

About Me:
I am an artist by heart and had been seriously scrapbooking since 2005. I am a single mom (courtesy of annulment) of 2 teenage kids aged 21 and 18 years old. I am a partner to a 4-time Palanca awardee, who is a fictionist, has published 2 books, a multimedia artist, a bassist, and a skater. I am a woman's rights advocate and the chief mover of the online publication for women I had been considered a multimedia artist since I have appeared in ABS-CBN's Magandang Umaga Pilipinas & QTV's The Beat, guested a few times in DWIZ's Woman Talk, featured in Good Housekeeping twice and my articles have come out in Manila Times, Voice of Canada online and a few more. I also have a regular column in our parish newsletter in Las Pinas City. I was a servant leader of our parish too for 2 consecutive terms (4 years) as Parish Coordinator of the Ministry of Lectors and chairperson of the Worship Committee of the Parish Pastoral Council. Presently, I was a Lector Commentator in our parish for 9 years. I write, I design, I scrap, I am into photography. For more of me and my works, please check out my blog at


marking said...

Its always interesting to see an "about me" album. Your journalling is so open and frank.Love all the details on the LOs too.

CraftFairy said...

Phylline, great LOs and journaling as usual, whether full sized or mini, you inspire me! TFS!

cabbie lopez said...

another creation from the talented phylline! love your style, girl! take care. hope all is well.

Nita Ang said...

Eto lang masasabi ko: "Oh heck yeah, you are all of these and more, gurl!" You sure are one outstanding lady and a fabulous artist, to boot.

zabethtan said...

Really an artist loved the door knob parang I am dreaming also the Alice in wonderland. Beautiful mini album.

Donna E. said...

OMG! Foxy mama tlaga!!! hehehe So love this, so you Ms. Phylline! Love how your character showed through this mini! Super lovely!

Mel Tiglao said...

"What is the essence of a woman?" You simply answered it in your mini album. ;-) I enjoy reading your journaling and of course admire your works of art.