Sunday Stickies is a column where we reflect on the past week and pen those thoughts down on sticky pads. Expect notes to ourselves and others, advice, reminders for the week ahead, quotes, and anything random actually.
Gosh, what a week in the studio. Now that we are firmly planted in October, the panic level in the office is high. Projects, products, and panic. As Jia remains resolutely at her desk buried deep in illustrations and design, Min spent her week navigating the often murky waters of new supplier negotiations.
Finding and trusting a new supplier is always a tricky thing and more often that not, we get it right. Well, not this week. Right smack in the middle of our studio now are boxes and boxes of papers and envelopes. The boxes are just chilling there because… they got our order wrong. Sigh! Here’s to tying up our resolution in a nice big bow!
Min: I have never made a scrapbook before. It shouldn’t be a difficult task since it’s all about layering different papers, pictures and overlaying the papers with more embellishments and stickers, right? Well, that was what I thought. So scrapbooking turns out to be a really tedious process and it’s not something I am jolly good at but Jia and I definitely winged it. We gave it to one of our best friends, who will be getting married in a weeks’ time and she absolutely loved it!
Even though my body is aching from the barre class we had together, my heart is still swelling with love and happiness as we spent a girly day out with her. We have been friends since we kids and to know that she has found her true love and will soon be married to her best friend, makes me overly joyous and excited. I can’t wait for the wedding ceremony, where Jia and I will be decked out in Punjabi suits. Ah, can’t wait, can’t wait!
Jia: If there was a scale of 1-10 with 1 being devoid of sentiments and 10 being overwhelmingly sentimental, I think I would be a 3. I have no qualms throwing away old letters, tickets, and other keepsakes in the name of spring-cleaning, which is the reason why I have never done a scrapbook in my entire life. So, imagine my surprise when Min and I managed to produce a pretty decent scrapbook as a gift for one of our dearest friend’s hen’s night, and she loved it!
T’was a great heartwarming yet hilarious night of girly bonding, funny and ballsy dares featuring many sporting guys and Backstreet Boys, and hours of reminiscing our good times with the bride-to-be. And now, we head towards the Chinese-Indian wedding of the year! Can’t wait for the upcoming Sunday!
Do you have any good tips and tricks to scrapbooking?
With Love, Min+Jia.
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