Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Wedding Ang Pau

More Wedding Ang Pau.  Yup!  I've been busy making it.  The mating season has just begun!

Here are the traditional red Ang Pau.  Hope it's an eye candy for you but useful and inspiration.

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

Coaster - Pink Cherry Blossom


Made another coaster.  Pink Cherry Blossom, my favourite flower.  This one is coated with acrylic paint.

Enjoy the picture.  Hope to inspire you today.

Close view of the coaster.

Looking pretty with my favourite drinking bottle.

Monday, 19 September 2016

Wedding Ang Pau


September is an auspicious month for weddings for the Chinese community.  

Red is the auspicious, ubiquitous  colour for happy events.  It's hard to miss it in Chinese Household.  I am the kind of person who do not like to follow trend of every kind, I like to stick my neck out quietly, strictly no drama.  Just different.

Here's my pink wedding Ang Pau.  Hope you enjoy the pictures.

Pink Wedding Ang Pau, with different shades of pink roses.

Another pink Ang Pau in simpler variation.

Sunday, 18 September 2016

My Cow Coaster

Hello!  September!

Long overdue post here it is.  I did quilled something the past months.  Just a little exhausted to move my limbs.  That's my excuse.  So lame!
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Append below is my cow coaster for personal use. My coaster at the office "walked away" several months ago.  It's not easy to find something unique and so me these days, so I decided to make one for myself. 

My Cow Coaster.

It fits my cup!

Saturday, 23 April 2016

Wedding Red Envelopes

Hi!  Just dropping by to let everyone know that I am still alive and kicking!

It's been a crazy past several months.  Initially, I thought it was the Chinese New Year rush that kept us busy.  It took a cruel, drastic change and spoiled our festive mood when our house was broke-in 3 days before Chinese New Year (CNY was on 8 February 2016). Things were lost but we were most upset that our sacred place, our home has been violated.  We had the strangest phobia of leaving the house and stepping in the house for several weeks.  Even the slightest noise annoyed us to the core!  Nevertheless, we were thankful that non of our family members were harm.  It happened while we were all out for work.

I've done quite a few Wedding Ang Pau (packet) the past 2 months and just did not have the time to post it.  I even forgot to take photos of some of the packets.  Here's a few that I remembered to snap a picture of it!

The double happiness word is recycled from a wedding invitation card.

The double happiness word is also recycled from a wedding invitation card.

Tuesday, 12 January 2016

Just Monkeying Around

As we will be ushering the Year of Monkey, I've quilled a monkey, holding a strain of Chinese Gold Coins.  This cheeky monkey is winking!

Hope you enjoy the picture.

Monday, 11 January 2016

God of Wealth


Chinese New Year will  fall on 8th February 2016.

It's less than a month away.  Lots of things to do to welcome the year of Monkey.

I've started a little crafting for the festive season.  Last year I've quilled God of Fortune cards and a 3D doll.  Repeating almost the same stuff, God of Wealth. 

Here are the four cards I managed to make.  Hope to inspire you.

Sunday, 10 January 2016

Happay New Year 2016

Happy New Year 2016 to all readers out there.

Hope we are all off to a great start.  Time flies really fast.  On New Year's Day, I was "promoted" as grand auntie.  My wonderful niece gave birth to a handsome baby boy.  He is now dubbed the youngest member of the family.

I didn't do much crafting or quilling the past years, I hope I'll spent a little more time doing crafts this year.  Before Christmas, I've quilled 4 snowflakes to hang over my work cubicle.

Here are the photos and hope it inspires you.  Enjoy the pictures.


A New Year's Blessing
May God make your year a happy one!
Not by shielding you from all sorrows and pain,
But by strengthening you to bear it, as it comes;
Not by making your path easy,
But by making you sturdy to travel any path;
Not by taking hardship from you,
But by taking fear from your heart;
Not by granting you unbroken sunshine,
But by keeping you facr bright,
even in the shadows;
Not by making your life always pleasant,
But by showing you when people
and their causes need you most,
and by making you anxious to be there to help.
To you for the year ahead.


Saturday, 31 October 2015

Holy Communion

My eldest niece is going to receive her First Holy Communion soon.  She grows up fast.  It wasn't so long ago that I cuddle a cute baby.  She is going to be 11 years old soon too!  

Made a card for her.

Friday, 30 October 2015

Qipao Bookmark


I have a soft spot for 旗袍 Qipao or mandarin gown in English.  Some people call it cheongsam in Cantonese.   It's a traditional Chinese body hugging, usually tight fitting gown with slits up to the thigh on both sides of the gown.  It is either ankle length or below knee.  Modern qipao seen in the boutique these days are above the knee length.

In Malaysia, Qipao is worn only on special occasions like Chinese New Year, bride's wedding day and high profile dinner or party.  It's quite uncommon to see ladies wear it casually.

I still have some left over or used Chinese New Year cards from previous years in my cabinet.  Earlier this year, I used it for making Koi Fishes for Chinese New Year decoration.  I just don't have the heart to throw it away.  Took me a while to decide to make something useful.  A bookmark.  I made Japanese Paper Dolls in year 2012 and cartoon bookmarks last year, why not make some more for my books collection.

So here they are.  All from old/used Chinese New Year and Christmas Cards. Hope it entertained you.

Metallic gold card with sparkling gold prints.  Front gown.

Back gown.

Made from old/used Christmas card.

Front gown with high slit on both sides.

Back gown

All five Qipao bookmarks.