Sunday, January 25, 2015

CIC295: Cherries

Hi everyone

This week challenge in Cupcake Inspirations is about Cherries.

This week, our generous sponsor, DRS Designs, is sponsoring $10 gift certificate for this challenge. Thank you for the generous sponsor.

My inspiration card:

Card Recipes:
1. Acid free card stock & patterned papers.
2. Sponsored image from DRS DesignsThank you! Colored with various permanent marker brand. Doodle cherries on the cupcake paper.
3. Buttons.
4. Embossed Happy Birthday sentiment.

Do join our challenge.

Friday, January 23, 2015

Cupcake Inspirations Challenge Design Team Call

Hey everyone.
Great news ahead. Cupcake Inspirations Challenge is having DT Call due on 31 Jan 2015.
Having arty & crafty idea? Inspiring / Inspired to be wanna be? Why not send us your details.

We're looking for a few new Sweeties! 
If you love cupcakes and crafting, we'd love for you to join us!

If you're interested in applying for our Design Team, here's how:
  • E-mail Nina Dee (deesignsbyninadee{at}gmail{dot}com) with "DT Application" as the subject.
  • Include your name and link to your blog. Feel free to include any online gallery links if applicable.
  • Share a brief craft biography or resume, including any previous and current Design Team positions.
  • Attach photos or include direct links to four of your favorite creations that best represent you and your crafting style (scrapbook and 3-D projects are welcome).

Design Team Requirements:
  • Sweeties will be asked to create weekly projects inspired by cupcake themes and colors.  
  • Sweeties must actively maintain a blog to post high quality photos of your creations and participate in our weekly challenges. 
  • Sweeties will be asked to comment on challenge entries and assist with selecting winners every other week.
  • Design Team term runs from March through June 2015.

Design Team Perks:
  • The opportunity to work with a number of digital and non-digital craft sponsors and products.
  • Weekly fun and fabulous craft inspiration.
  • Web exposure through direct links from Cupcake Inspirations and fellow Sweeties' blogs .

This Design Team call will be open until January 31st and new Design Team members will be notified mid-February. The Design Team term begins March 8, 2015.

Sunday, January 18, 2015

CIC 294: Color Challenge

Hi everyone

It is another week of challenge. I had a meeting with my group of crafter at Spotlight, Ampang Point today. Then, when I reached home, I received my name cards for my business purpose.

Here is my latest design of my very own name card. Simple as it is & do not want too fancy about it.
My actual name card is with my mobile number. However, showing you all without my mobile number. Yes, I do have own a business which sells all the handmade products made by myself. Do support my handmade & spread some love about my handmade stuffs.

Let's come back to Cupcake Inspirations challenge.
This week challenge in Cupcake Inspirations is about Color Challenge - grey, ballet & chocolate.

This week, our generous spsonsor, Fresh Brewed Designs, is sponsoring 3 digital images for one lucky winner. Thank you for the generous sponsor.

My inspiration card:

Card Recipes:
1. Acid free card stock & patterned paper.
2. Sponsored image & sentiments from Fresh Brewed DesignsThank you! Colored with Derwent Inktense.

Do join our challenge.

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Doodling Day

Hi everyone 

It is my first time to post about my doodling artwork in my very inspiration space. 

Doodle Days 365 Challenge organized by Angeliquita is a weekly challenge doodling blog.

It is something that I would try which will improve / expand my knowledge & creativeness in doodling. And, of course, in my creative kids art teaching. So, who said teacher don't need to practice or study?? Hahahah~!!

This week is about things in our neighbourhood. Thus, I doodle a car.

Have fun & a lovely weekend.

Sunday, January 11, 2015

CIC 293: Snow Friends

Hi everyone

This week challenge in Cupcake Inspirations is about Snow Friends.

This week, our generous sponsor is from Doodle Pantry. Thank you.

My inspiration card:

I love Doodle Pantry digital images. Lovely isn't it? I make a stepper card. Arrange these 3 snow men based on the stepper card I did.

Card Recipes:
1. Acid free card stock & patterned paper.
2. Sponsored digital image & sentiments from Doodle Pantry. Thank you! Colored with Derwent Inktense. I am so loving it!

Do join our challenge.

Sunday, January 4, 2015

CIC292: Color Challenge

Hi everyone

How was your New Year celebration? I hope everyone have a great start with great resolution.
Hope that the Year 2015 brings us peace.

1st challenge of the year in Cupcake Inspirations is about Color Challenge using sky, rose & blush.

This week, our generous sponsor, My Creative Time is sponsoring one stamp set for one lucky winner.

My inspiration card:

This time, I'm using only clear stamps techniques to layout my card design. It has a kind of story in this card - appreciation / motivation. Depends how you think of it. 

The blue patterned paper takes effect as a snowy effect. I stamped 2 bicycles so it doesn't looks empty / alone. Yeah, always cycling with friend / loved one / family right? Then, stamped the buildings with lighter color & it take effects like from far away view...Cycling pass the field of weeds, grasses, dandelions & flowers. What do you think?

Card Recipes:
1. Acid free card stock & pattern paper.
2. Sponsored rubber stamps from My Creative Time. Used the building, road & bicycle for this challenge. Thank you!
3. Also using other clear stamp images from IndigoBlu which came with paper craft magazine.
4. Inks: VersaColor & VersaFine.

Also entering for other challenge/s:
1. Crafts Galore Encore Challenge || Anything Goes
2. Sisters of Craft || Anything Goes
3. Through The Craft Room Door || Anything Goes
4. QKR Stempede || Anything Goes
5. ABC Challenges || Anything Goes
6. Cute Card Thursday || Anything Goes
7. Pile it On! || Anything Goes
8. Simon Says Anything Goes || Anything Goes

Do join our challenge & let's have fun together.

Thursday, January 1, 2015

Happy New Year 2015

Hey everyone

Happy New Year 2015.
Year 2014 is a year with full of ups and downs in my work life, personal achievement & so forth.

The fantastic things in year 2014 is the time with my family members as well as supports & encouragement from my family & friends. Thank you so much & I do appreciate it!

My year 2014 were awesome. Here it goes!

Jan 2014: Being part of the Cupcake Inspiration Challenge team.

It is wonderful to be part of the team & getting to know each other. Kick off with my first card design with the team.

Jan 2014: Bangkok & Pattaya Trip

Family trip. Visited one of the temple (sorry, can't remember which temple it is but I know I must cross the river using the boat). I love the temple itself as it was still upkeep with its history & natural of architectural. The porcelain ware was used to decorate as a piece of art of itself.

 I collected few seashells at Pattaya. Yes, the beach was beautiful & found many rare seashells too.

Visited Cafe Deseo which located at Sukhumvit Soi 7. Yes, if you attempted to get a sugar taste, do visit this cafe. I personally like the environment & how they had decorated their cafe. (p/s: personally know the owner actually but not trying to hard sell).

Came to Bangkok & for sure to visit my friend here. Thank you for the hospitality. I had a good desserts & coffee here too.

Jan 2014: CNY Dinner by my younger brother

Not to forget that my brother treat mom & myself a very nice & superb CNY dinner. Love you & mom. Huggsss...

Feb 2014: Co's Annual Dinner at Le Grandeur Palm Resort Johor & JPO

I do have a full time job. Yes, we went to Johor for our annual dinner & JPO on the next day. Bought a dress from DP for myself.

Hats Party. I crochet few flowers to add into my hat as embellishment. The flowers is still there now. ^_^

Feb 2014:First time making own infinity dress
Yes, this is me. This is my first time of making own infinity dress (convertible dress) to attend my friend's wedding in Mar 2014. From then, I know I can sew... Hehehe

Mar 2014: KK, Sabah Trip

It's family trip again. A view from the waterfront. Walking tour around KK town but tiring. We split a few days to tour whole KK town. Did met up with my friends in KK but we missed to take photograph.

A view from Nabalu.

Jun 2014: Pet's World Expo at Mid Valley

Had the opportunity to met Aunt Suzi Chua & received a hand-painted stone - Rabbit. Thank you so much for the lovely gift. Also with me, Felicia Loh from The Art Mind.

Jul 2014: Great time with ACG members during Spotlight opening ceremony

ACG members...We had fun & great time chit chatting too.

Oct 2014: ACG AGM meeting at The Refinery. Photo courtesy from The Refinery. Photographed by Mr. Ben Toh.

ACG had their AGM meeting at The Refinery, D6 Sentul. The place was awesome while you can see each piece of artwork from our local artist.While, most of the interior design are designed by the local artist.

Aug 2014: Registered my very own business license

Yes, I made it. Registered for my very own business for handmade stuffs. There a lot of ups & downs before & after registered my very own business. First, I registered because I want people to know that I sell handmade stuffs & to made my branding recognized by everyone. Yet, I was happy after registered my business. Thank you so much for the encouragement to my dearest friend for the supports.

Aug 2014: Participated in Handmade Market, Georgetown Festival

Was kind of last minute preparation for HMM event but at last, make it. ^_^

Nov 2014: Last day with Ms. Kubo sense
Yes, I attended Japanese language class at ICLS, KL. We took a photograph with Kubo sense.

Dec 2014: Wedding Guest Book

Another new challenge for me. Making a wedding guest book for my cousin's wedding.This wedding guest book was made with fabric & paper. I was happy that both of my cousin & cousin - in - law was happy to receive this wedding guest book.

That's all for my wrap up story for beautiful 2014. Do you have a story to share? Do leave me a comment. Thank you.

Happy New Year 2015