Card Store

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Baby Baby | Watercolor on Arches

Marianna, one of my favorite artists, has opened her greeting card store, Floating Lemons at Greeting Cards Universe. Watching her happily creating art for her store, I decided to check the site. After few enquiries, I joined the community. For a start, I’ve posted 5 cards (1 pending approval). Above is one of them. Found the drawing of my son’s first shoes while having a spring clean yesterday. My store can be viewed at http://www.greetingcarduniverse.com/emilayusof or just click the widget on the right side.

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Yassin

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Our car air-condition was not working very well yesterday and Yassin was complaining about the humidity. He begged his father to bring him to Ikea (his favorite spot), suggesting that it should be cooler there. We told him that we should be getting home instead after a tiring day at my sister-in-law’s reception. He was a bit frustrated and fell asleep after his request was not entertained.

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Remember – Illustration Friday

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from left (younger to eldest): Ewan, Eddie, Emila & Ida

Here’s a quick doodle on the topic ‘Remember’. I remember during our childhood, our father would bought us siblings the same clothing. We have no say at all. Ida hated the idea while Ewan thought it was cool! But the tradition stopped when our parents got divorced. Mother gave us the freedom in choosing our own clothing.

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Akad

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My brother, Azrai and his fiance, Siti Aisyah are legally deemed husband and wife after the akad nikah (wedding contract) ceremony. The solemnisation is presided by a Muslim religious officer in front of few witnesses. The dowry is RM80 cash. The ceremony took place in Pantai Dalam Mosque, Kuala Lumpur. Over 50 friends and relatives were present.The wedding reception on the bride’s side will be held on the 29th April while on the groom’s side, the 5th of May. Will post photos of the reception soon!

The akad nikah is actually a marriage contract by the groom agreeing to wed the bride based on the Islamic requirement and rules

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To Brother with Love

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Two Less Lonely People | Oil on Canvas

My brother, Ewan is getting married this coming 27th and is busy decorating his newly-bought house. Went there couple of weeks ago to help out with his new curtains. His wide bare wall sure need some paintings and surely gave me an idea what to give for his wedding. I came up with a painting. Two Less Lonely People is basically about him starting a married life. Hope he will like it!

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