Friday, October 30, 2009

so GROWN up

Marissa says, KAYA!

I rushed this layout to beat the time and I hope I'll make it. This is what I get for procrastinating...not knowing whether to make a traditional or digital layout.  Well, here I combined 2 products - traditional prouducts turned into digital by scanning them.

This is a picture of DD with her cousin who had her confirmation early this year.  I am just so amazed how an outfit could make her look so mature beyond her age.  She usually the jeans and sneakers kind of girl but when this important event for her cousin took place she a godmother for the first time.


You look so mature part of me was so proud of you and part of me felt sad that you grew up so fast!


Background paper for layout, for the circle lace, for the strips used on the left side of the layout is from DCWV Luxury pack; circle lace template [Craftfairy]; Fonts: Pristina, Tunga, Ravie;  lace bow on oval tag; lace along the side and bottom of pictures; all other embellishments from Scrapbook Flair's Nayan - Dream of Spring Collection [thank you SF/Nayan, for the freebies!]

Technique used:

I usually scan patterned papers that I buy before I cut them up to pieces.  As I am into digital scrapbooking also, I want to use some of these papers in my digital layouts.  I used lots of layering of different elements; I used scans of lace in my stash.  Design scraplifted from Sarah de Guzman [thanks for the inspiration!]

About me:

I married the boy next door; we have a son and a daughter; love to create - jewelry, dolls, cards, scrapbook...
I collect Barbies and other dolls.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Eat 'em Up...

Issa says, Kaya!

It took me awhile to finally make a boy page using laces... I was asking myself kung KAYA ko ito? Thinking how easy for Timi to play with it, I convinced myself to try it too and here's what I got...

Here's a page about Luigi celebrating his 16th birthday with an Eat-all-you-Can blast! It was a 2-hour drive from Los Banos to EDSA, and he was imagining his craving for his favorite Tonkatsu and Halo-halo... only to find out that he was disappointed! No, the food at Triple V was really great, but my son doesn't know the technique in eating on a buffet. So he ended up hating the Eat-all-you-Can thing... ang siba kasi, hahaha!

Journaling: It's Luig's 16th birthday! We celebrated it at Triple V's Kamayan, Dad's and Saisaki last September 19, 2009. It was his first time to go "Eat-all-You-Can" and he was disappointed! He gave up EATING for that day ONLY!

Materials: Fancy Pants About a Boy pps (Chillin' and Rockin'), cardstocks, Daisy D's Family rubons, AC Thickers puffy letter stickers, buttons, DMC thread, Fancy Pants felt arrow, Colorbox gold ink and fluid chalk ink, ticket sticker, Ranger Glossy Accents, MM acrylic paint, Tattered Angel Glimmer Mist and 3 laces colors moss green, cream and blue.

Techniques Used: hand cutting, stamping and painting. The 2 techniques for the lace were knotting and putting them on the paper edges.

About Me:
Hello everyone! I am Issa Lucido... married for nearly 17 years and a mom to two energetic boys. I just love scrapbooking and you can visit me here Thanks for looking peeps!

Sunday, October 25, 2009

03 * 06

Jenn says, KAYA!

03 * 06


These pictures were already printed and ready to be scrapped even before October came, but because of too many things to do and a trip with friends, it was only today that I was able to do the layout. This layout was done in about an hour, as I was running out of time. I got a text message from my cousin that the Surf Break 4 in San Juan, La Union will be next week already (I was first told it will be in November), and because I am going to stay in La Union until the undas (my father was laid to rest in the same town), I only had this time to do this layout.

This was the only layout I created without a journaling. But talking about the pictures, these were taken 06 March 2008, when us three siblings went on a trip to Vigan a day after our father's 1st year death anniversary. It was our second time to visit the belfry of Bantay Church in Ilocos Sur, but it was our first time to climb up the belfry and enjoy the view. It was a bit difficult to climb up, but once at the top, the view was just breath taking.

I used my camera to capture the image of the layout.

Materials Used
Patterned Papers from my stash,
Flowers - Petaloo
Chipboard - Bella!
Ribbon - Love, Elsie
Pen - Sakura Pigma Micron 04
Embossed Sticker - JT
Others - lace, rick rack

About Me
A person with multiple personalities who's very much into blogging, traveling, photography, and eating. Trying to come back into scrapbooking and is hoping to create more layouts based on the pictures she took. Check her blogs at: Jenn Was Here and An Autobiography in the Works among others.

Saturday, October 24, 2009


July says, KAYA!

Thank you Timi for this challenge. I have different kinds of lace because I thought I would start my scrapbooking with laces but never have used them much.

It is remarkable to be with you at all times because I am safe with at my side forever.

Materials Used:
Glitz paper, Mesh, Prima Flower, AC Thickers, Tim holts Mask, Glitz stamp, Maya Road, Gems and Pearls.

About ME:
I'd love to experiment my Scrapping Style but this is indeed a therapy for me. Still new to blogging but glad if you can visit me at

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Little Moments

Marian says KAYA!

I haven't really used much lace on my layouts but I do love the look of lace. A long time ago I used to make lace and ribbon embellished clips/rubber bands and headbands for my daughters. Great challenge, Timi.

Journalling: Sophia and Camille enjoying the weekend together.

Materials: PP- Webster's Pages Secret Garden; lace MM and my stash; Distress Ink - Ranger; Ribbon - MM; Brads from my stash; Title tag and journalling tag - My Minds Eye; Flowers- Prima; Glimmer Mist and Radiant Rain; Brad - Creative Cafe

Techniques: Misting the flowers and lace; Shirring a length of lace to form a circle;

About Me: Love to travel, love to scrap.Wish I had more time for this.

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Life is Sweet

Jona says, KAYA!

Happy Birthday Timi!

I just loved this candid shot of my sister with my nephew and son while having breakfast at Sonya's. Kudos to my hubby of course!

About ME:
I am a working mom to a 3 year old toddler, Zid and wife to a photo enthusiast, Glen who lovingly supports my addiction to scrapbooking. Scrapbooking is a theraphy and an outlet for stress for me. It relaxes me after a long day at work and gives me so much joy when family and friends appreciated my work of art.

Friday, October 9, 2009

Sleepy Head

Arnie says, KAYA!

Thanks to this challenge by Timi, like Ching, I will be able to use my lace collection, some of which I also won from Timi's birthday challenge last year. The subject of my layout is my adorably sweet baby boy Eagan when he was just a month old and asleep most of the time.

Materials Used:
All About Scrapbooking Baby Boy papers and stickers, K & Company Studio K Striped Flat paper, Debbie Mumm for Jo-Ann Baby Boy rubons, lace from Carolina's and Timi's 2008 Birthday RAK, Provo Craft The Third Dimension Stand-Outs Quilled stickers, Paper Pizazz Sheets alphas

Paper cutting, layering, chalking

About ME:
I am Laarni "Arnie" Pedrosa-Uy from Taguig City, a pathologist/medical transcriptionist who is into traditional (2002) and digital scrapbooking (2007). I am wifey to my beloved Edison and mommy to our 7-month old baby boy Eagan.

Thursday, October 8, 2009

We know how to put the "we" in Wedding

Ching says, KAYA!

I love the sound of this challenge! Like Timi, I love to use laces on my layout. This challenge gives me an opportunity to thank her for sending me a packet of laces, buttons and ribbons last year when I joined her birthday blog challenge. Thank you and Happy Birthday !!!

As our love unites us
May my family become your family

My friends your friends.

Materials used:
Corrugated cardboard, handmade papers, tulle fabric, laces and ribbon

Layering, inking, tearing

About Me:

A SAHM to a 16 year old son, married to a wonderful man.
Love to shop, play golf and like to try different foods.

Ching - scrapbookingkraze

Thursday, October 1, 2009

SM Idol Wannabe

Timi says, KAYA!

Materials used:

patterned papers - Collage Press Sweet Shoppe and Prima Peaches; Bazzill cardstock, alpha chipboards - Basic Grey Wilma, American Crafts; Prima flowers, blings, My Little Shoebox mini alphas, artificial leaves, laces - Fancy Pants (light pink) and unknown brands (fuschia pink and white)

How the lace were used:

light pink - as part of the background
fuschia pink - tied to the chipboard alphas (SM)
white - as part of the flower embellishments

About Me:

An ocassional scrapbooker from 2000 to 2002, became a scrapaholic in 2003 and is here to stay...scrapaholic forever.

Lacy Days of October

Thank you Gracie for hosting the last Kaya challenge and for being so generous to all the participants. Belated Happy Birthday too! :)

Onto our next challenger.. she is one of the Laguna beauties who always WOW us with their exceptional layouts.

Meet our October challenger, TIMI MERCADO

I am Timi Mercado a college teacher by profession, married to Danny for 14 years and a mom to Jigs and Dannah. I started scrapbooking in the year 2000 so that makes it nine years and still counting. I completed my first scrapbook in Feb 2000. It was not as good as my scrapbooks now, very crude shall I say but it paved the way to my journey to the world of scrapbooking! But it was only in 2003 that I discovered that there were materials really intended for this craft and only in 2006 that I began to make 12x12 LOs using all those acid-free stuff and the rest is shall I say history.

When I started scrapbooking, it was just a hobby. Now, it’s a passion and a way of life.There are many reasons why I love to CREATE: to preserve wonderful memories of myself and the persons important to me; my scrapbooks will be my legacy to the future generations of my family; it also sees me through during not so good times. Just seeing what I have accomplished in the past nine years is enough to take away the blues and all those stresses; and it is a way of expressing myself.

The challenge

How time flies! It's my birth month once again. Another year older and I'd like to believe, another year wiser. This is my second birthday challenge, the first of which was on my blog last year. Now for my challenge...
I just love lace! I enjoy incorporating lace on my layouts. I love the romantic feel and the feminine touch it adds to a layout. Since I love lace very much, I have a collection of different types of lace (from heavy lace to sheer ones) in different colors and widths. For my challenge, I'd like you to incorporate at least three different types of lace on your layout but the twist it use these laces in at least two different ways. You may use it as background or border, tie it, pleat it or make it into ruffles. Your choice! The theme is up to you as well as the number of photos you would like to use in your layout.

Here are the requirements:

And then we have the usual Kaya requirements:

1) Layouts can be 12x12 or 8.5x 11, traditional or digital.
2) The layouts should be specifically made for this challenge.
3) You can submit as many layouts as you want but you will only be entered once in the drawing for traditional and/or digital.
4) Deadline for submissions is on: October 31, 2009, 11:59 PM, Manila Time.

The Prize

Hope to see your entries soon!
Thank you!