Monday, November 30, 2009

The Big Picture and Clean & Simple Idea Books

The Big Picture and Clean & Simple Idea Books

My online friend Glo in the US gave me these 2 ideas books: Clean and Simple by Cathy Zielske and The Big Picture by Stacy Julian few months back and I can that these books are worth reading because you'll get lots of ideas for your scrapping (digi- or the traditional way).

Though I have not read all the articles and the tips that the authors have shared, I know that anyone who'll ever get to hold on to these books will enjoy and can apply what they have learned on the book. I particularly like Cathy Zeilske's scrapping style and the way she writes the journaling.

Just in case you are idle at the moment bec. of stopped employment or maybe a sahm, why not try scrapbooking whether it be digital or paper. You'll find it therapeutic, relaxing, and enjoyable to scrap all your photos and turn them into wonderful memories.

Clean and Simple by Cathy Zielske - available at Amazon for $13.57 (orig. price $19.99)
The Big Picture by Stacy Julian - available at Amazon for $13.57 (orig. price $19.95)

Happy Scrapping!

Saturday, November 28, 2009

FREE: Thanksgiving Digi-Kit: Turkey Day and Thanksgiving Doodle Words

I hope you had a grand Thanksgiving Dinner! I'm sure you all have tons of photos so scrap them with these FREE: Thanksgiving Digi-Kit: Turkey Day and Thanksgiving Doodle Words.
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List of Canon Service Centers Philippines

Canon Customer Care CenterMandaluyong Service Center
Ground Floor, Freedom Plaza
Retail Row, Unit 1& 2
Shaw Blvd., Mandaluyong City
Monday- Sunday , 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Canon Marketing Philippines, Inc.
Makati Service Center
Marvin Plaza Building
2153 Don Chino roces Ave.(formerly Pasong Tamo)
Makati City
Contact Person: Robert Castanares, Service Department
(+632) 812-6047 loc. 247
(+632) 812-6076 to 79
Mondays-Saturdays 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Canon EOS 7D DLSR Camera

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Here's the latest from CANON: Canon EOS 7D DLSR Camera
Key features
* 18 Megapixels APS-C CMOS sensor
*includes 18-135mm kit lens
* 8 frames per second continuous shooting
* 1080p HD video recording with manual controls
* 3.0 inch Clear View II LCD screen with 920,000 dots
* 19-point AF system (all cross-type)
* 1.0x magnification and 100% coverage viewfinder
* Wireless flash control
* Environmental sealing

Here's a review of the camera, I was wowed:
Eventhough I wanted to upgrade my Canon 400d to a much latest model from Canon, I'm still can't afford to do so because mine is still working great despite the fact that it has a dust on the lens :(. I also just bought a Canon 18-200mm lens last year and buying new DSLR is not in my priority right now. How'd I wish it's only as cheap as refurbished laptops. Oh well, Christmas is coming so I have different priorities, maybe in the future I can upgrade.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

FREEBIE: Jolly Mini Kit DigiScrapping Kit

Here's another FREEBIE Jolly Mini-Kit from Sir Scraplot Designs that I already have downloaded it just last night. I've been hoarding Christmas digi kits once again because for sure there'll be lots of photos to scrap this coming holidays.
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Christmas is really coming and there's no stopping it. It's a perfect time to enjoy, relax and be with our loved ones. Perfect to shop, eat like a pig? hehe and dieting is not allowable because for sure loads of foods will be serve. Set aside your best appetite suppressant for a while and enjoy.

Thursday, November 19, 2009

FREEBIE: Christmas Template by Jacinda

Sorry for the slow updates here because I'm just too busy with some online works and pre-occupied about our upcoming HK trip in December. I just heard from my friend Caryl who is in HK that it's about 10C now there and probably will drop more in December so I'm contemplating if I'm still going to buy boots like this UGG Classic Tall. Knowing that we'll only be there for only 4 days and there's no way I can use it again, I guess I will just use rubber shoes for the trip.

Anyway, here's a freebie CHRISTMAS Template from Jacinda that I wanted to share. I also browsed her blog and found her layouts appealing. I guess I'll be scrap lifting one of her layout.
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Friday, November 13, 2009

Updating my Project 365 Photobook Layout and more

Poor thing, I wasn't able to shop for discounted digital scrapbooking kits during the {inter}National Digital Scrapbooking Day! Oh how I missed those sales. Last year I was able to grab some nice kits at half the price or for only $2 now I got none. Anyway, I was too busy with so many things that I was not interested in grabbing any and actually I was not even excited about it unlike the previous years. Maybe because I am not scrapping much lately.

Yesterday, luckily I got some free time in the afternoon and I was in the mood to open my Photoshop so I updated my Project 365 (photo-a-day) layouts. I was actually behind for about 4 weeks so I hurriedly scrapped some pages and I am happy with the results. I was really tired that afternoon and it's a good fat burner for me since I am sweating (no AC that time) that time.

Right now I'm on my 1st week of November layout and few more weeks I'll be able to finish it already. I can't wait to have it printed over at ARTSCOW (where else) once again.

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

ARTSCOW's Outrageous Free Christmas Gifts Giveways

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I just got excited when I read on my mail about this outrageous Free Christmas Gifts Giveways. Get this opportunity because they will for just 72 hours, they we are giving each one of our members goodies worth over $130. Hurry ..hurry!!

These can be free personalized items includes jigsaw puzzles, camera case, mouse pads, hand towel, calendars and many more.

Coupon code: XMASGIFT09
Expires on: 11/7/2009 - (but once validated the code will expire after 1 month)

Just validate the code at your CREDITS and Discounts section. Order yours now at ARTSCOW. I think I am going to order the camera case. How'd I wish there is also a free Samsung HDTV that I can grab, lol. Happy shopping!

Monday, November 2, 2009

FREEBIE: Simpy Yin Templates

I just love Simply Yin's templates and her style of scrapping. Actually I have used her templates, which i re-arranged to suit the layout that I wanted. It makes my life a bit easier when I use it on my photobooks. Here's another template from her free to download. She is so generous. You can download it at her blog and hope you can use it too like what I did.
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Anyway, I am itching to use these templates once again. I know the holidays are coming up so tons of photos are available once again to scrap. At the meantime, I need to download some photos at my memory card and dose myself with natural fat burner to make me more mobile. Ahhh I just need some veggies and fruits.