An Altered Calendar Project

Just because another year has gone, the old calendar is needed no more. Wait! Don’t just throw away this sometimes-cool calendar. Use it to your heart content. When I bought the calendar, I liked it because the illustrations by Ellen Eilers were so beautiful. I didn’t have a heart to throw it away, so I…

Altered Book: The Music Plays On

My children were invited to play in for a concert called the Baroque Play In at their music school last month. The concert coincidentally was also the birthday celebration of the conductor, my children’s teacher. During the concert that lasted more than 2 hours, I took a lot of pictures of musicians who participated. Looking…

What Are Little Girls Made Of?

I bought some Champagne mangoes and they came in this red net basket, that I thought was cute. So I reused it for the background for my daughters’ photos to make a scrapbook. Then I used the candy wrappers and box to decorate it, to depict the “sugar and spice, and everything nice”. Also, I…

Batik Inspired Scrapbook

I am a scrapbooker and my latest project involved Batik patterned-paper. A friend of mine introduced me to this beautiful paper through her blog. Batik is what make me proud to be an Indonesian. It is the national fabric and motifs, albeit any other so-called “Batik” from other country, Indonesian Batik is more diverse and…

The First & Last Birthday Celebration

Perhaps everything that’s happened, happen for a reason. After nine years of only talking on the phone, at last my children could meet their grandparents. As soon as my parents arrived at the airport, my children embraced them like they’ve already known them despite the long distance. Perhaps it’s the bond between grandparents and their…