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Sunday, May 31, 2009

Birthday cards

Something that keep me occupied yesterday:
Orders for birthday cards:

And yes, it is similar to one of the designs I made a long while back.
And boy! I have been online shopping yesterday for almost half a day looking for things I need for my crafts and now, its gonna be clothes shopping.If I can find something I like.  
Online shopping is better than squeezing thru' the crowds in the malls.
Brrr. I hate crowds.


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Friday, May 29, 2009

Wonder girl's Nobody

Something to keep you entertained:

Parody of Wonder girl's Nobody by


Original version:

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Friday, May 22, 2009

Love and life

I saw this from a friend's blog:

This appears to be a long story . . . but it is worth the read
This story tells us something about..... LOVE & LIFE.

My husband is an engineer by profession.
I love him for his steady nature and...
I love the warm feeling when I lean against his broad shoulders.
Two years of courtship and now, five years into marriage,
I would have to admit, that I am getting tired of it.
The reasons of me loving him before,has now transformed into the cause of all my restlessness.

I am a sentimental woman and extremely sensitive when it comes to a relationship and my feelings.

I yearn for the romantic moments, like alittle girl yearning for candy.

My husband is my complete opposite; his lack of sensitivity, and the inability of bringing romantic moments into our marriage has disheartened me about LOVE.

One day, I finally decided to tell him my decision, that I wanted a divorce.

'Why?' he asked, shocked. 'I am tired.
There are no reasons for everything in the world!' I answered.

He kept silent the whole night, seemingly in deep thought.

My feeling of disappointment only increased.

Here was a man who was not able to even express his predicament, so what else could I expect from him?

And finally he asked me: 'What can I do to change your mind?'Somebody said it right... It's hard to change a person's personality, and Iguess, I have started losing faith in him.

Looking deep into his eyes I slowly answered: 'Here is the question.... If you can answer and convince my heart, I will change my mind.'Let's say; I want a flower located on the face of a mountain cliff, and we both are sure that picking the flower will cause your death. Will you do it for me?'
He said: 'I will give you your answer tomorrow....'

My hopes just sank by listening to his response.

I woke up the next morning to find him gone, and saw a piece of paper with his scratchy handwriting underneath a milk glass, on the dining table near the front door, that goes....

My dear,'I would not pick that flower for you, but .... please allow me to explain the reasons further.....'

This first line was already breaking my heart. I continued reading...

'When you use the computer you always mess up the Software programs, and you cry in front of the screen. I have to save my fingers so that I can help to restore the programs.

You always leave the house keys behind, thus I have to save my legs to rush home to open the door for you.

You love traveling but always lose your way in a new city. I have to save my eyes to show you the way.

You always have the cramps whenever your 'good friend' approaches every month. I have to save my palms so that I can calm the cramps in your tummy.

You like to stay indoors, and I worry that you will be infected by infantile autism.

 I have to save my mouth to tell you jokes and stories to cure your boredom.

You always stare at the computer, and that will do nothing good for your eyes.

 I have to save my eyes so that when we grow old, I can help to clip your nails and help to remove those annoying white hairs.So I can also hold your hand while strolling down the beach, as you enjoy the sunshine and the beautiful sand...and tell you the colour of flowers,just like the colour of the glow on your young face...

Thus, my dear, unless I am sure that there is someone who loves you more than I do... I could not pick that flower yet, and die ... '

My tears fell on the letter, and blurred the ink of his handwriting ... and as I continue reading...

'Now, that you have finished reading my answer,and if you are satisfied, please open the front door for I am standing outside bringing your favourite bread and fresh milk...'

I rushed to pull open the door, and saw his anxious face, clutching tightly with his hands, the milk bottle and loaf of bread....

Now I am very sure that no one will ever love me as much as he does, and I have decided to leave the flower alone...

That's LIFE, and LOVE.

When one is surrounded by love, the feeling of excitement fades away, and one tends to ignore the true love that lies in between the peace and dullness.
Love shows up in all forms; even in very small and cheeky forms. It has never been a model.

It could be the dullest and most boring form ...Flowers, and romantic moments are only used and appear on the surface of the relationship.

Under all this, the pillar of true love stands ...
AND THAT'S LIFE The happiest people in the world... are not those who have no problems, but those who learn to live with things that are less than perfect.
LOVE is not just between two lovers, husband and wife--it also encompasses mother, father and siblings, sisters and brothers, friends and neighbours!

Until I think of you again with the next warm life touching story... It is better to lose your pride to the one you love, than to lose the one you love because of pride.


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Such coincidence...when F.E also said the same thing to me today.









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Sunday, May 17, 2009

Blog award and blog candy



 Another blog award from Lyn again! Thanks so much lyn!

I know I havent give out the award she gave me the last time as I was soo busy with work that I simply forgot about it.

So to make up for it, I'm giving this award to some people. =)


This award goes to (random order):

My best friend of ten years: Eileen (Please hurry up and get a blog!!!)

Nazurah - She's really great and fantastic friend of mine.

Lyn - The very first person I know who are really crazy about shaker cards! She makes really beautiful shakers that I am actually a proud owner of two shaker cards she sent me. Pop over to her blog to take a peek ! =D

Danielle - I really love her cards! She's an awesome cardmaker and I met her through facebook.

lorraine - She makes fab cards! Love her cards when she posts them in facebook gallery. Another friend I met in facebook.

Katy Davis - Another cardmaker whom I always talk to about cards cards cards. I dun think she has a blog though. i'm going to bugger her to get one! 

Aaron -  The very first person who got me started into serious pencil drawings. Without him, I think I will be still drawing cartoons instead. XD

Elizabeth - My really tall and cute sister. Well, she got a blog, but she kept it private. She's really awesome even though sometimes we fight like cats. Hmmm.

Amrita -  She doesn't have a blog either. She's really a great friend who I can crap with.

Sharon - She's has weekly challenges which I used to participate, but ever since I starts work, I couldnt find the time to cardmake at all. pop over to visit her blog to view her fantastic cards and take part in her weekly challenges!


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That's about it!


Now I am going to talk about..... BLOG CANDY!

Danielle has some blog candy giveaway going on till 31st may 2009!

Her blog candy giveaway:

So do pop over to her blog to view it and just leave her a comment =)


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Another blog candy giveaway from Debbie:

The candy will close on Saturday 23rd May 10pm (GMT).

So pop by to visit and see how you can qualify as well =)


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And I am seriously up to my neck trying to get cards done. I am already a little late for meeting the deadlines to make some cards. I just need inspirations. HELP!

Seriously. I am really having some block now. I tried making one today but ended up staring at my cutting mat instead. =(







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Monday, May 11, 2009

Budding friendship card

I did a new card today:

Budding friendship card


 I kind of like the birdhouse image, which I actually embossed it using black embossing powder and then colour it using Faber Castle colour pencils.

And thanks to my aunt who gave me the clear stamps, I used the floral border, and embossed it.

The budding friendship words is also embossed using pink embossing powder. I thought it might turn out hot pink due to the powder colour, but it turns out that way =(

And the flower, notice the middle?

I used Jo Ann glittering powder as I didn't have any pearl to match with and adding button looked REALLY weird. So thanks to my aunt again!!! The glitter can really stick to my glue without having to use my heat gun or something. =D


More snapshots:

Budding friendship card

Budding friendship card

Materials used: black cardstock, birdhouse image, white paper, red ribbon, pink embossing powder, black embossing powder, colour pencils, flower, glitter powder, white glue, black paper, pattern paper


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My sister asked me to do the quiz and yea...some psychological questions thing and the results:

Your view on yourself:

You are down-to-earth and people like you because you are so straightforward. You are an efficient problem solver because you will listen to both sides of an argument before making a decision that usually appeals to both parties.

The type of girlfriend/boyfriend you are looking for:

You like serious, smart and determined people. You don't judge a book by its cover, so good-looking people aren't necessarily your style. This makes you an attractive person in many people's eyes.

Your readiness to commit to a relationship:

You prefer to get to know a person very well before deciding whether you will commit to the relationship.

The seriousness of your love:

You like to flirt and behave seductively. The opposite sex finds this very attractive, and that's why you'll always have admirers hanging off your arms. But how serious are you about choosing someone to be in a relationship with?

Your views on education

You may not like to study but you have many practical ideas. You listen to your own instincts and tend to follow your heart, so you will probably end up with an unusual job.

The right job for you:

You're a practical person and will choose a secure job with a steady income. Knowing what you like to do is important. Find a regular job doing just that and you'll be set for life.

How do you view success:

You are afraid of failure and scared to have a go at the career you would like to have in case you don't succeed. Don't give up when you haven't yet even started! Be courageous.

What are you most afraid of:

You are concerned about your image and the way others see you. This means that you try very hard to be accepted by other people. It's time for you to believe in who you are, not what you wear.

Who is your true self:

You are full of energy and confidence. You are unpredictable, with moods changing as quickly as an ocean. You might occasionally be calm and still, but never for long.


Hmmmmm. True for most of it. =)


PS: I am getting better. Just a little of stomach discomfort and headache, but otherwise, Im getting better. Thanks for those who sms me. ^^


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Sunday, May 10, 2009

Been awfully sick

I dunno what kind of virus I have contracted with. I have been seriously sick the past week till now, seeing two doctors, eating loads of medicine and getting two injections when I am so damn scared of needles and taking sick leave from work. Now I am alittle well enough to blog, though mum was thinking of sending me to hospital as I wasnt getting any better now.

Oh well. I am alone at home on mother's day recuperating while my family went to my grandma's house to eat. And damn. I havent make a thing for mum, when she had been so into taking care of me the past week when I fell ill.

On the happier side, I got to see my good friends yesterday when I went for NTU program! And we were all talking about our own work and stuffs.


I have been getting busy with my cardmaking, neglecting my drawings. And I got an offer from someone to get into partnership to start my business...which means..really seriously have to deal with getting my own domain, and all kind of shitty admin stuffs, and I have spoken to my parents about it and they said they support my decision =D

So ironically, I never like taking business as a subject and yet I am starting one...and it means I will have my own registered domain website.

And once my university education start in august (I have already accepted the offer!), I may have to hire one person (or more if necessary) to help me with my cardmaking business.


For now, pardon about my lack of cards videos, tutorials and all.



I gonna make a mother's day card for my mum now BEFORE she got back home from my grandma's house. And it is gonna be a real surprise. hehe!

So practically, I only have two hours left to think of a design. Hmmm.

Will post it up here once I gave it to her. Big Smile


And I have to make a really special card for Dav as well. !

 His birthday is only like a week's away. OMG!





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Sunday, May 03, 2009


What I have been doing yesterday and the last friday?

Preparing the template and coming out with the layout regarding my cousin's ROM ceremony and finally I am done making all of them yesterday! And thanks to my sister who helped out as well, by dishing out criticism so that I will have to redo when she thought it is not that nice. But its nice to have her around when I am making them, or I will be totally bored to tears with no one to crap with!

So all I have to do now is to wait for my cousin to send me the name list so that I can embossed their names inside the card.


My handmade ROM invitation cards:



The picture isn't that clear as in real life. lol. The rose image and text are all been embossed with silver embossed powder, and the borders at teh top and bottom are dry embossed. I never took a snapshot of the inside but bascially, it is opened like two flaps and there's the message for the invited guests to where the ROM ceremony is held.


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I finally got the NTU acceptance letter yesterday. I got NUS letter way earlier. lol. But I never have any infomation regarding about the NTU open house for 2nd and 9th may which everyone was telling me about. Eh...?


So NUS or NTU? Hmmm.


I have never appreciate the long weekend + a public holiday (labour day) more. Working life isn't that as slacking as I thought it would be when I was studying the last time. Now, I think I definitely miss studying. But both has their pros and cons lah. Studying leads to exam stress, while work is not. And work leads to physcially tired while studying do not. YEa. There's more, but Im sure it will be damn boring to go into that.


I am getting lazy to blog. Seriously.

 All i can think of is to sleep.


Moans....MONDAY tomorrow.....

say hello to an hour of travelling early in the morning.

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Sunday, April 26, 2009

Birthday Cake Blue Card


Birthday Cake Blue Card


I just love this one!

I was actually went back to school yesterday to rent my graduation attire and after that, I decided to pop by at the bookshop on my way home and fell in love with the designed paper, and bought one!

There's a couple more designs that I bought but this is my fav so far =D

The cakes look so yummy. And I just like the blue colour background.

Anyway, here's more snap shots of the card. Its isnt well taken..and I think my camera is getting old. It doesnt take good pictures as it used to. And I havent got the $$$ to buy new camera. Wish I am RICH. lol.

More snapshots:

Birthday Cake Blue Card 

Birthday Cake Blue Card


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Saturday, April 25, 2009

Another shaker card

I make a shaker card today! LoL.

I actually added some glass seeds and some heart shape stuffs inside.

And it has been a long time since I made shaker cards.




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Just simply click on the pictures to get full view. =)
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And it's damn relaxing when come to saturday and sunday!
I no longer feel like going out at all, after being out in weekdays. LOL.
And i finally got the chance to split my cancer cells yesterday. At first, I feel a little stupid before I started since I dunno a thing about cell culture but after a while, its a matter of getting used to being watched over to make sure I didn't make any mistake. And then after a while, its like having a normal and neutral feeling, without feeling a tad stupid. hahahah!
I was glad for Queen when she called yesterday saying that she got into NTU biological sciences! WOOOOTTT!! So happy for her. ! And I am still waiting for NTU to send me a letter. How come so many people receive already and yet I havent receive yet???? Kaoz!
Omigosh! I still have like tons of work to do and I am neglecting my work to find candidates for the avaliable jobs offers. Been pretty lazy to look for them.
Oh...for those who have look through the assignments (jobs) I have posted previously, the assignment TST0104 is closed. However, the rest posted previously are still open.
And latest update of jobs avaliable:
Assignment number TST0111
Sales Exe for IT Products
- Corporate sales to dealers
- Salary 2200-2500
- A few years experience in sales
- Location @ Sims Ave
- Able to handle pressure.

Assignment number TST0112
Financial Controller 
Based in Singapore, you will report to the General Manager and functionally to the Chief Financial Officer.  Working with your finance team and the business managers, your role is to help the GM manage and grow the business.  Your job includes financial control, financial reporting, forecasting and financial analysis, budgeting and strategic planning.  You will provide sound advice and cost-effective financial services which enable the company to achieve its goals and meet its responsibilities.
 An Accounting degree;
 At least 2-5 years of experience in a similar capacity
 Has external audit experience, preferred in Big-4
 Has good experience working in an MNC environment
 Strong track record of achievements
 Strategic, analytical, high degree of initiative and energy
 Able to work independently and has good communication abilities
Location @ Changi
Salary S$ 6-8 k/mth
Assignment number TST0113
Female sales executive
Female sales executive with at least 3 years of b2b sales experience, preferably someone who is good at cold calling and telemarketing.
The ideal candidate should be someone with ambition and focus who really want to succeed in life, and possess a degree/diploma in any discipline.
The benefits of the job:
1) 5 days work week
2) High commission potential
3) Working in the mobile business application field which is going to be the next big thing. FYI, the trend is a lot of business functions perform in laptop and pc will be replaced by mobile phone.
Location @ Ayer Rajah Crescent
Salary $1800 $2500
Assignment number TST0114
Advertising Sales Exe
- Advertising industry
- Salary $1500 -$1800 +allowance + commissions.
- Location @ Eunos
- Presentable and able to converse in Chinese & English.
- The candidate ought to be full or energy.
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Simply email me your resume to
Shortlisted candidates will be notified.


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Friday, April 24, 2009

time mangement


I seriously need to do time mangement.

Everything is like all jumbled up.

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