Wednesday, June 01, 2016

Love Your Smile @ Scrap Africa

{My DT work for Scrap Africa}

Hi everyone! Happy June to each and every one of you! Hoping this mid-year brings you lots of happiness, good health and prosperity. I'm enjoying the two weeks school semester break with my children at home so far. In just a few days we will go for real vacation. The kids are pretty excited {count me in; smile}.

Today I bring you my newest creation designed for Scrap Africa. A new challenge is up and this month is all about colors and inspirations from a mood board. Please click here to view more inspirations from the design team.
Here's my layout:
 I love these beautiful colors from this mood board but however I got to be honest {chuckle}. While playing with water colors, I got carried away as my focal point was the photograph. The colors of the building attracted me much more and ended up applying more darker orange instead of yellow like the lemons below! 
More up close pictures:
 Can't do without butterflies as always. They are from Swirlydoos which I printed and fuzzy cut. Love doing it during leisure hour.
 Lots of distressing and layering from leftover Kaisercraft and Prima patterned papers. I simply used blunt scissor to distress the edges and leave them as is.
 Erm, another confession: I stole this photo from my sister's instagram shot last week {BIG grin!!}. I love this beautiful tranquil photography of Lili's daughter she snapped at International Islamic School before Zahra' went on for her language oral examination. I'm such a sucker for bricks and the arch looks so pretty to me. I needed a photo that match the mood board but don't have any. I remembered this photo I saw some time back and knew this is perfect for the mood board. I went ahead to download from my sister's Facebook account and printed right away...huh! I mentioned to her I stole a photo the other day! She had no idea until last night I showed her a sneak peak of it. I'm still waiting for her remarks {surprise surprise, lol}. I'll be seeing Zahra' next month and I'm sure she'll be so thrill when I give this layout to her.
Loving this sketch from Paper Maraca that I used for my layout:
 That's it for today. You have one whole month to create and get your entries in by the end of this month. The sooner the better. Take care and have great moments always.

Updated on this day February 1, 2017:

I was just browsing my work over at Finnabair & Friends Facebook group and this layout I shared over there received overwhelming responds from Finn's members that I wish to copy paste in this post for my memory {smile} and share with you in blog land:

Hi everyone <3 Sharing my newest creation for Scrap Africa :)…/love-your-smile…

Djamila Khiter Beautiful!
Kathy Grey Gorgeous! Love the colors.
Elizabeth Robinson Beautiful 
Carol Findon Oh I SO love this! Absolutely beautiful Asmah! Cx
Sanda Reynolds Glorious 
Pat Agnew Oh I so love this, the colours are so awesome together. You did a wonderful job on the gorgeious layout. Thanks for sharing this with me.
Lydia Guijt Gorgeous layout!
Kathy Mosher This is such a beautiful lo!!! Your colors and composition are amazing!
Mandy Leever-Koel Beautiful layers, colors and textures!♡
Alicia Vega So beautiful!!! 
Jane Kirkham Beautiful, I love all the layers and colours you've used.
Martina Litterio Love these colors, so beautiful.
Laura Rucker absolutely beautiful!!
Jill Urlwin I love everything about this page, it is simply stunning! 
Peggy Giovanetti Stunning!!!!!!!
Lisa Novogrodski Beautiful! Love the colors!
Jennifer Olek Snyder Stunning amazing perfect
Anika Paldi Oh so pretty!
Wendy Downes Beautiful, love the colours.
Vel Craft Beautiful. .....
Cindy Coven I love the torn edges the layering and color combo. Beautiful
Julie Brichetto-Thompson Yes,me too! At first I thought it was raised paste or glue.Great job!
Asmah Zainal Abidin I humbly thank each & every one of you for taking the time to like & leave comments ♡♡♡ Gunn-EirillCindyJenniferDebbie ShermanDebbie CookDebbie BurnsAliciaMartaGeorgieNicoleKathy MosherKathy Montgomery, Kak Long LiliEilaMaka ArtLucianaSandaValiaYasminaAndrzejDjamila, amy keenan, irene gil, missy miller smith, Julie Brichetto-Thompson, Olga Kolov, Sue Dobbs, Shani McCulloch, Cindy, Sam Crowe, Sahra Scrap, Theresa Grdina, Ortega Kartia, Tina Carpenter, Dawn Verge, Peggy Oliver, Danhibou CréationsWendyVel, Suzie Harris, Nadine Carlier, Renske Lambrechts, Satu Kontovouri, Corrie Herriman, Dweezil Kelly, Snehal Borade, Lisa Romero Landry, Roni Plumridge Anderson, Christy Brooks, Catania Cindy, Jessica McFall, Debra Hardy, Anika, Ewa Szubra, Janina Taljaard, Maayan Leizer, Michelle Kern Thum, PeggyJill, Sarah Marshall, Elen Artcrafts, Natassa Blazaki, Sherry Walker, Siiri Viljanen, Julie Lachaux, Rhonda Copley, Laura, Sandy Lange, Karen Smee, Tsukasa Nozawa, Ilene Tell, Susie Martin, Christina La Crafty, Barbara Hassed, Karen Alridge Osborne, Shirley Manuel, Rabia Dakam, Jane, Farrel Tailor, Vicki Tickel Vance, Fay Mcandrew, Patricia Jauregui, Christine Scott Williams, Mickie Bellack, Robin Lee Milam, Fatima Ishfaq, Sandrine Lefranc, Norah Collins, Naomi Dawn Adams, Izabela Weron, Sandi Larson, Isabella Meilleur Morin, Christine Gachet, Malin Scheier, Mildred Perez, Helen Hapsi, Alinda Whitehorn, Lia Walsh, Sofie Druyts, Jane Errington Taylor, Leeanna Dante Kirby, Susan Young, Shelly Vollstedt, Brenda Phillips, Agnieszka Pasieczny, Mandy, Emma Van Ursel, Nancy Duguay, Jenn Cascell, Janet Davis, Fatima Khan, Velichka Zheleva, Chantal Schindfessel, Patricia Dyer, John Creighton Petersen, Lisa Erickson, Anna Kaczmarek, Marlene Soneson, Helene Huber, Jackie Clark, Lillian Kristiansen, Alla Petra, Gloria McVicker, Barbara Jane Rempel, Julie D.Richards, Christelle Gui Mauve Scrap, Pat Newman, Mayoori Jain, Abigael Langow, Yasmin Tolche, Natalie K.Mabry Lewis, Cathie Finnerty, Lydia GuijtPat Agnew, Angelique Rabusseau, Bettina Kleijer, Isobel Kerr, Julie-Ann Deere, Julie Klawon Loeschke, Migbel Guzman, Heather Thompson, Ana Picolo, Valerie Desseaux Andrieux, Tracy Sagriff, Patti Angelina, Fernando Masiero, Rae Moses, Tania Ridgwell, Danielle MetierKathy Grey, Sharon Reed, Mia Clarke, Alison Williams, Aurelie Zambaux, Wanda Bascombe, Elizabeth Robinson, Sam Sparkes, Linda Walker, Rosana Monagas Mendoza, Ulrika Karlsson, Chi Pan, Jenni Nilsson, Sigita Grunte, Katy Loichot, Stania Muzikova, Carol Findon, Nicole Knopke, Elise Smithson, Suzna KH, Kylie Cornish, Anguree Jansen Van Rensburg, Georgina Dragomanu, Isabel Rute Martins, Carole Dion, Nadia Duparchy, Karen La Fontaine, Therese Dahl, Tracey Thorne, Matilda Fab, Helenr Michiels, Ola Khomenok, Karen Hemel Hobbycreations, Liza Williams 😊💙💙
Kathy Grey OMG, I can't believe you listed all of us! 😀
Carol Beckett Gorgeous! ❤️
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Thank you again for stopping by and happy days to each and every one of you.
Hugs and smiles,


  1. Lovely! Gorgeous texture!!!:)

  2. Just beautiful! Saw this on Facebook and I had to comment there as well as here! It is such a stunning piece of artwork, it took my breath away! Thank you for sharing. Carol (uk)

  3. Surprise! Surprise. You really know how to catch me off-guard. Thank you for liking this photo very much. Love all the details and I can't wait to see the real thing. Beautiful.

  4. I love this :) Beautiful details and lovely colors!


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