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Samut Sakhon ~ Hidden gem in Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­

Hey all‼️ How have you spent your 2018 year end break❓⁉️

SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ»Β would like to sharing πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“ about her 2018 year end travelling πŸŽ’πŸ•ΆπŸ‘ŸπŸ§’ with Take Me Tour, Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­

Pick 1️⃣ ~Β Samut Sakhon from Bangkok: Salt Farm Tour & Homemade Seafood ~Β 

Yes βœ…, she πŸ‘©πŸ» has booked πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ›’ more than a tour…do stay tune for her next blogging ya πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“

Actually not just a wide variety of day tours, Take Me Tour also providing private car πŸš—πŸš™ airport transfer ✈️, SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» has booked πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ›’βœ… for a few & really impressed πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ€© with its reliable, safe & comfy ride πŸš—πŸš™ to/ from Don MueangΒ International Airport ✈️

Do consider for your convenience especially with night πŸŒƒπŸŒŒπŸ›¬ arrival ya

Before she πŸ‘©πŸ» has decided on this tour, she πŸ‘©πŸ» has read πŸ“– about the local expert of this said tour named Khun Hansa πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈΒ who has introduced herself as a wanderer in this small village & then become a close friend to many villagers πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬

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During the tour, SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» has observed that Khun Hansa πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈΒ really having a great πŸ‘πŸ» relationship with the villagers πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘« & communicating well πŸ—£πŸ‘₯πŸ‘€πŸ‘₯ with them. Definitely a strong healthy bonding πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ€ & friendship being built, bravo πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ™ŒπŸ» to her πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈβ€ΌοΈ

She πŸ‘©πŸ» also truly believes that Khun Hansa πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈhas chosen βœ… to lead this day tour to introduce to all guests πŸ‘¬πŸ‘­πŸ‘« about this small village in a less travelledΒ  province ~ Samut Sakhon, Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ i.e. from the salt water πŸ’¦πŸ’§ gate, mangrove forest 🌳🌳 , salt farm, home made seafoods πŸ½πŸ΄πŸ¦€πŸ¦πŸŸ etc.

Khun Hansa πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈΒ also aims to help to boost ⬆️ the economy of this small village & increase ⬆️ the earning power πŸ’° of the villagers πŸ‘­πŸ‘«πŸ‘¬ here especially during the raining β˜”οΈπŸŒ§ season where most of the salt farmers here will be experiencing the low ⬇️ salt harvesting

Hmm…How’s this day tour thoughout❓⁉️

She πŸ‘©πŸ» woke up early that morning πŸ”…πŸ”† & went for a local Thai “bak kut teh” breakfast πŸ˜‹πŸ€€ , a non-halal dish ~ herb pork πŸ–πŸ·πŸ½ soup 🍲πŸ₯£ served with riceΒ πŸ›πŸ˜‹πŸ€€ It’s just a stall outside of a local Thai πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­πŸ‘«‘s home 🏠🏑 & within walking πŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈ distance fromΒ her hotel 🏒 namedΒ Bangkok Loft InnΒ 

This hotel 🏒 is located atπŸ“55 Somdet Phra Chao Taksin Rd., Bangyeerua, Thonburi, Bangkok 10600, Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ A nice πŸ‘πŸ» comfy stay πŸ›ŒπŸšΏπŸš½with its strategic locationπŸ“ i.e. 5️⃣mins walking πŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈ distance to the Wongwian Yai BTS skytrain station πŸš‰, very convenient πŸ†—πŸ†’ More details for your hotel booking πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ›’ via 🌐 http://www.bangkokloftinn.com/Β 

After breakfast πŸ½πŸ΄πŸ˜‹πŸ€€, she πŸ‘©πŸ» then proceeded πŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈto take the BTS skytrain 🚊 from Wongwian Yai station πŸš‰Β Oppsss…Too early arrival πŸ”…πŸ”† atΒ BTS stationΒ named Wutthakat πŸš‰, not because of the time difference ya…

Yesβœ…, she was about 1️⃣ hour early from meet up @ 9️⃣am to meet up with Khun HansaΒ πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈΒ as stated in her Take Me Tour booking πŸ“Œ Just too excited πŸ˜† for the day tour, Ha…Ha…Don’t laugh πŸ˜†πŸ˜‚ at her ya

Yeah‼️ A very niceΒ πŸ‘πŸ»Β morningΒ πŸ”…πŸ”†Β view with riverΒ πŸ’¦πŸ’§, long boatΒ πŸ›ΆΒ & watΒ β›©Β from the BTS stationΒ πŸš‡Β during her wait for the meet up πŸ‘©πŸ»πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ

Hmm…She πŸ‘©πŸ» was a bit lazy, else she would have walkπŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈto visit this wat Β β›©Β nearby that morning πŸ”…πŸ”† Instead she πŸ‘©πŸ» seated down in the BTS station πŸš‰ & then logged in to her social medias πŸ“± & catching up with her friends & family members πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬Β with her new πŸ†• Β Thai simcard named DTAC , more details via 🌐 http://www.dtac.co.th/en/home.html

Khun Hansa πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈΒ was early to arrive too, so both πŸ‘©πŸ»πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ then started this day tour slightly early that the scheduled time of 9️⃣am

Khun Hansa πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈΒ is so friendly & shares the same travel passion as SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ», hence lots of common interest to chit chat πŸ—£πŸ‘€ about during their approximately 30mins journey πŸš™ to Samut Sakhon province, also known by the locals as “Maha Chai” πŸ˜€

Both happily πŸ˜ƒ exchanged lots of respective travel stories, always a nice πŸ‘πŸ» meet & catch up with a travel lover during travel journeys 😁

As you have reading πŸ“– her earlier blogging πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“ here, she πŸ‘©πŸ» has visited plenty of mangrove parks 🌳🌳 in her home country ~ Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ

However, this is SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ»‘s 1️⃣st visit to a Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­‘s natural coastal mangrove forest 🌳🌳,Β a home to a wide variety of birds πŸ¦…πŸ¦ & mudskippers 🐟🐟 & along the Gulf of Thailand πŸŒŠπŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­

Oppsss…The mudskippers 🐟🐟 here are fat & huge, it was high tides 🌊 during her visit, so not able ❌ to note the colourful Hermit crabs πŸšπŸ¦€crawling on the muddy field 😌☺️

Not to missed a visit to its mini museum / perhaps more to a conservation project centre πŸ’šπŸ’š with a collection of whale πŸ‹πŸ³ skeletons, details about some small animals lived in this forest 🌳🌳 before as well asΒ some its on-going marine conservation initiatives πŸŒŠπŸ’šπŸ’š here i.e. mangrove trees planting 🌳🌳, a bamboo πŸŽπŸŽ‹ border project to avoid further water πŸ’¦πŸ’§ & soil erosion to this forest 🌳🌳 etc.

These eco πŸ’šπŸ’š sustainable initiatives aim to buidling the bamboo borders πŸŽπŸŽ‹ within the mangrove forest 🌳🌳 were observed by SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» during her visit to protect the mangroves 🌳 being sapling from the sea waves 🌊 ‘ destruction, then soil erosion πŸ˜§πŸ˜²πŸ™ƒ

Khun Hansa πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈΒ also into eco tourism πŸ’š & a green person as SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ»,Β so they have more conversational topics πŸ—£πŸ‘€ Ha…Ha…it’s rare to meet a new friend πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ with similar travel & conservation passionate πŸ˜‰

She πŸ‘©πŸ» has shared a recent sad πŸ˜” news πŸ—žπŸ“° of the high ⬆️ potential of the de-gazette ❌ of Pulau Kukup Johor National Park 🌴 to Khun Hansa πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ during this day tour, you may check out this said dissappointingΒ πŸ˜”Β online newsΒ πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ—žπŸ“°Β via 🌐https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2018/12/05/why-did-johor-quietly-degazette-pulau-kukup-national-park-asks-lawyers/

SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» has wrote πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“ about this Pulau Kukup Johor National Park 🌴 via link 🌐 https://siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com/2018/02/18/traveloguemalaysia-pulau-kukup-tanjung-piai/

Guess what❓⁉️

Khun Hansa πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈnot just a great πŸ‘πŸ» local expert in sharing her knowledge about this village, she is also a great photographer πŸ“Έ

Special thank you πŸ™πŸ» for theΒ beautiful 😍 photos πŸ“Έ of SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» during this mangrove forest 🌳🌳 walkπŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈya πŸ€—

Next, Khun Hansa πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈΒ also brought her to a local cafe πŸ½β˜•οΈΒ (Hmm…In Thai name which SiennyLovesDrawing is unable to share the name, refer photo below for the cafe details) by her friend named Joy πŸ’πŸ»β€β™€οΈ & her adorable shy daughter named Minnie πŸ‘§πŸ» It was a pleasure to meet them & had a quick chit chat about Joy πŸ’πŸ»β€β™€οΈ’s recent visit to her orchard plantation 🌱🌿 in Central of Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ , she plants 🌱🌿 for macadomia nuts πŸ₯œ , coffee trees β˜•οΈπŸŒ³, pineapples 🍍 etc. Love πŸ’— all the photos πŸ“ΈπŸ“± shared by Joy πŸ’πŸ»β€β™€οΈ, you will definitely note her passion in plantations πŸ’—πŸŒ±πŸŒΏ

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This cafe πŸ½β˜•οΈ is locatedπŸ“next to a river πŸ’¦πŸ’§, it’s really relaxing 😌 to dine 🍽 here to enjoy πŸ˜‹πŸ€€ the canal view. She πŸ‘©πŸ» had a Thai tea ice stick β˜•οΈπŸ¦as well as try stir fried fresh vegetables πŸ₯— planted by Joy πŸ’πŸ»β€β™€οΈ with sardines 🐟, yummy delicious πŸ˜‹πŸ€€β€ΌοΈ

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She πŸ‘©πŸ» has observed during the car πŸš™ journey towards the salt farm that some of the farmers πŸ‘¬πŸ‘¬πŸ‘¬ here busy hand picking cockles 🐚 in the farms πŸ˜„

Yeah‼️ Next, she πŸ‘©πŸ» has proceeded to visit the salt farm πŸ˜ƒ

Yes βœ…, the highlight ✨of this tour & she πŸ‘©πŸ» has been long awaited for. Hmm….Why❓⁉️

This is because she πŸ‘©πŸ» wanted to visit salt farm in Kampot village, Cambodia πŸ‡°πŸ‡­ during her Phnom Penh trip in Nov. However, due to a last mins plan, no ❌ hotel available 🏒 as it was the annual water πŸ’¦πŸ’§ festival celebration πŸŽ‰πŸŽŠ , so SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» was forced to cancel ❌ the Kampot visit plan, hence no ❌ chance to have her 1️⃣st visit to a salt farm πŸ˜ŒπŸ˜”

Everything happens for a reason, then this Take Me Tour booking πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ›’βœ… has now fulfilled πŸ†’πŸ†— her wish to visit a salt farm, so happy πŸ˜ƒβ€ΌοΈ

Salt farming is seasonal & visiting during the dry season between January to April would capture the best view πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ˜

Sea water πŸ’¦πŸ’§ is 1️⃣st being pumping into the farms.Β  Then, the sea water πŸ’¦πŸ’§will be evaporated over a period of time, the layers of salt will be manually collected by the salt farmers πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬

She πŸ‘©πŸ» has met with the salt farmers πŸ‘¬πŸ‘­πŸ‘«’ family, learnt & discovered how the salt formed & also enjoy a home cooked lunch 🍽🍴with the top πŸ‘†πŸ»notch salt & fresh seafood πŸ¦€πŸ¦πŸŸ served from the salt farm to table πŸ˜‹πŸ€€

Do click in☝🏻to SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ»’s IG photos album πŸ“Έ of her salt farm visit & delicious πŸ˜‹πŸ€€ home cooked seafood dining ya πŸ½πŸ΄πŸ¦€πŸ¦πŸŸ

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Yeah‼️ Do enjoy this photos πŸ“ΈπŸ“Έ album (swipe left ➑️ for more) as @siennylovesdrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» had a great πŸ‘πŸ» time with local expert cum friend now, Khun Hansa πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ (also photographer πŸ“Έ) from #TakeMeTour during her recent #SamutSakhon day trip πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ . . Places πŸ“πŸ“she has visited, activities & met the local communities just so fulfilling πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ™ŒπŸ» @girlslovetravel . . βœ… Mangrove forest 🌳🌳with its mini museum (Hmm…Hope will have English information soon in the near future for foreign tourists πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬, translation from tour guide always different from reading πŸ“– on your own ya, personal preference πŸ’—) . . βœ… Salt farm, lots of hard works in producing salt for consumption, please don’t waste the sweats πŸ’¦πŸ’¦ of the salt farmers ya (Yeah‼️ Her dream to explore salt farm fulfilled ✌🏻as she was sad she has missed her Kampot salt farm visit in Nov due to lack of time) . . βœ… Salt storage & holder the different salt grading as well as different usage of the salt grading too. Just learnt so so much about salt . . βœ… How the local people handpicked the salt & managing different salt grading by eyes πŸ‘€ πŸ‘πŸ‘, definitely good eye sights πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘€required . . βœ… Enjoyed home cooked seafood with top notch salt & direct from the salt farm πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ˜‹πŸ€€ Freshness the top πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘†πŸ»by just steam the seafood β™¨οΈπŸ¦€πŸ¦πŸŸ Her 1️⃣st experience of eating the seepweed leaves 🌿🌿(only grows on salt farm). She has tasted the raw seepweed leaves at salt farm visit, the purple πŸ’œ plant defines the highest salt contains in it as shown in 1️⃣ of her photo πŸ“Έ . . More updates πŸ“ŒπŸ“Œ FB page & #vlog πŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯πŸ“ @ her YouTube channel named SiennyLovesDrawing & her #blogging πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“, link 🌐 at profile . . Interested❓⁉️ Enjoy a 500 THB discount ⬇️ for your 1️⃣st booking via 🌐 http://takeme.tours/r/sienny-y πŸ˜€ . . Highly recommended πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘†πŸ»as exploring hidden gems in outskirts area in @Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ with local expert really an amazing experience I had βœŒπŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ™ŒπŸ»Try it once & you will know ya πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ . . #LocalTableTH #AmazingThailand #OpentotheNewShades #TakeMeTour #Thailand #LostinThailand #ReviewThailand @localtableth @takemetour_thailand @thailandinsider @tourismthailand #travel #travels #bloggers #influencers #siennylovesdrawing @mekongminis @tourismmekong @mekongmoments

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Curious πŸ€” about the home-cooked dishes that she πŸ‘©πŸ» has enjoyed πŸ˜‹πŸ€€β“β‰οΈ

Salt-Baked Seafood ~ Flower crab πŸ¦€ , prawns 🦐 & sea bass 🐟

What’s the best πŸ‘πŸ»way to enjoy fresh seafoodsπŸ¦€πŸ¦πŸŸβ“β‰οΈ

Of course not ❌ to fried them, but to steamed them β™¨οΈπŸ’¦πŸ’§

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Hmm…Not just that, SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» has just learnt a new πŸ†• home cooked style i.e. to salt-baked the fresh seafoods πŸ¦€πŸ¦πŸŸ

Her 1️⃣st salt-baked dining experience πŸ½πŸ˜‹πŸ€€ & she πŸ‘©πŸ» loves πŸ’— so much as she gets to taste the original sweetness of the seafoods πŸ‘πŸ»

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How to eat the flower crab πŸ¦€ the local way πŸ½πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­β“β‰οΈ

Do click in☝🏻to this short clip Β πŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯Β captured while Khun Hansa πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ was explaining to her how to enjoy crab πŸ¦€ the local Thai way πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­πŸ½πŸ˜‹πŸ€€

She πŸ‘©πŸ» loves πŸ’— this dish the most as she loves to enjoy fresh seafoods πŸ¦€πŸ¦πŸŸ

Ohh ya…No need ❌ to worry as this salt-baked style will not make the seafoods taste too salty to dine ya πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ˜‹πŸ€€

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Fresh & tasty delicious πŸ˜‹πŸ€€ , she has missed this dish the most from this day tourβ€ΌοΈπŸ˜€

You may opt to enjoy the seafoods either by dipping with the home made spicy 🌢 sauce or not

Seepweed Leaf Salad πŸ₯— with Sauteed Dried Shrimps 🦐

This seepweed aka suaeda plants 🌿 only grow next to a salt farm, wow πŸ˜²β€ΌοΈ

Another 1️⃣st tasting πŸ˜‹πŸ€€ experience of this green vegetable 🌿πŸ₯—, actually not just green, it’s also in purple colour πŸ’œ

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The darker the purple πŸ’œ of the seepweed 🌿, it signifies the higher ⬆️ of the salt concentrate as observed from her salt farm visit πŸ˜‰

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Guess what❓⁉️

A special local Thai πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ way to enjoy this salad πŸ₯— dish, do click in☝🏻for a short clipΒ πŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯Β captured from Khun Hansa πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ’s demo during the lunch🍽🍴

The coconut 🌴πŸ₯₯ milk πŸ₯› & lime juice πŸ‹ blends well πŸ‘πŸ» with the seepweed🌿πŸ₯—, then the crispy crunchy dried shrimp 🦐 add the boost ⬆️ to its overall taste in a spoonful πŸ₯„ So satisfied to enjoy this salad πŸ₯—πŸ€€πŸ˜‹

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Seepweed 🌿 Leaf Curry with Oysters πŸ›πŸš

Very appetitive 🀀 curry fragrance to enjoy, especially the fresh oysters 🐚 taste so sweet in this curryπŸ›

SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» not really an oyster fan, however she loves πŸ’— the original sweetness of the fresh oysters in this dish πŸšπŸ˜‹πŸ€€

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Fried Rice 🍚 with Crab πŸ¦€ Roes

It served with a small bowl of spicy 🌢 seafood dipping sauce, specially for spicy lovers ❀️

SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» has enjoyed the original taste of this fried rice 🍚 , as you all are aware she is never a spicy lover ❌🌢

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Fresh vegetables πŸ₯—πŸ₯’ & fresh Thai mangoes served with sea salt dip too

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After satisfied delicious πŸ˜‹πŸ€€ tasty local homemade seafood lunch πŸ½πŸ΄πŸ¦€πŸ¦πŸŸ served, she went to have a walk πŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈin the salt farm with Khun Hansa πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ

Ohh ya…A reminder πŸ“Œ for sun β˜€οΈπŸŒž protection during this tour, do wear comfy clothing πŸ‘šπŸ‘–, bring a hat πŸ‘’/ cap 🧒, sun β˜€οΈπŸŒž screen, sun glasses πŸ•Ά, sandals πŸ‘‘/ washable shoes πŸ‘Ÿ Or you may borrow from the salt farmers πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬

Definitely worth your time to enjoy a slow pace walk πŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈin the salt farm, you will observe the a few of the salt farms with salt starting to crystallize πŸ’ πŸ˜ Wow πŸ˜²β€ΌοΈ

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During her visit, no small pyramids πŸ”Ό of salt being piled up as it was in between dry β˜€οΈ & raining β˜”οΈπŸŒ§ season, so the salt harvesting not as great this season

SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» also personally observed how the locals handpicked πŸ–πŸ» & performed the salt grading πŸ”’ too. Definitely great πŸ‘πŸ» eye sight πŸ‘€πŸ‘πŸ‘ is required for this manual process βœ…

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She πŸ‘©πŸ» also visited a traditional salt storage & learning how the salt farm is being formed & then harvested from the salt farmers/ local communities πŸ‘¬πŸ‘­πŸ‘«

Before you left the salt farm & headed back to Bangkok city πŸŒ†πŸ™, you may shopping πŸ›’πŸ› for some salt products e.g. sea salt, soap etc. which produced by the locals as souvenirs 🎁 for friends & family members πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘«

Khun Hansa πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ is very friendly, willing to share & helpful as she has patiently helped SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» to ask❓& communicate πŸ—£πŸ‘₯ a numbers of questions❓❓in Thai πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ to the villagers during this day tour πŸ‘¬πŸ‘«πŸ‘­

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Highly recommendedπŸ‘†πŸ»if you are looking for a quick getaway fromΒ Bangkok, a peaceful village, to observe & experiencing the local agriculture πŸ’š lifestyle at salt farm, then dining for fresh home cooked seafood πŸ¦€πŸ¦πŸŸ, this day tour would be your pick βœ…

You may experiencing a natural sea 🌊 salt foot πŸ‘£ spa here by just walking πŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸšΆπŸ»β€β™‚οΈ in the salt farm bed with bare foot πŸ‘£

Do sign up βœ… this day tour with Khun Hansa πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ, it definitely worth your time 😍🀩

Truly an eye πŸ‘€πŸ‘πŸ‘ opening experience to discover & learnt much more about the secret of sea salt production as well as an exclusive ❀️ chance to savour the homemade seafood πŸ¦€πŸ¦πŸŸfrom salt farm prepared by the local villagersπŸ‘­πŸ‘«πŸ‘¬

SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» has created her vlog πŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯πŸ“ about thisΒ perfect πŸ‘πŸ» slow pace private tour πŸš™ with Khun Hansa πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ, the local expert with an escape from the busy Bangkok city πŸŒ†πŸ™to a less travelled province in Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ , do enjoy her visual πŸŽ₯πŸ“Ή experience captured ya 😍🀩

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If yes, do enjoy a 500 THB discount ⬇️ for yourΒ 1️⃣st booking via 🌐http://takeme.tours/r/sienny-yΒ πŸ˜€

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What a feast @siennylovesdrawing! β € Yeah‼️ Do enjoy this photos πŸ“ΈπŸ“Έ album (swipe left ➑️ for more) as @siennylovesdrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» had a great πŸ‘πŸ» time with local expert cum friend now, Khun Hansa πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ (also photographer πŸ“Έ) from #TakeMeTour during her recent #SamutSakhon day trip πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜β € .β € Places πŸ“πŸ“she has visited, activities & met the local communities just so fulfilling πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ™ŒπŸ»β € .β € βœ… Mangrove forest 🌳🌳with its mini museum (Hmm…Hope will have English information soon in the near future for foreign tourists πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬, translation from tour guide always different from reading πŸ“– on your own ya, personal preference πŸ’—)β € .β € βœ… Salt farm, lots of hard works in producing salt for consumption, please don’t waste the sweats πŸ’¦πŸ’¦ of the salt farmers ya (Yeah‼️ Her dream to explore salt farm fulfilled ✌🏻as she was sad she has missed her Kampot salt farm visit in Nov due to lack of time)β € .β € βœ… Salt storage & holder the different salt grading as well as different usage of the salt grading too. Just learnt so so much about saltβ € .β € βœ… How the local people handpicked the salt & managing different salt grading by eyes πŸ‘€ πŸ‘πŸ‘, definitely good eye sights πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘€requiredβ € .β € βœ… Enjoyed home cooked seafood with top notch salt & direct from the salt farm πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ˜‹πŸ€€ Freshness the top πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘†πŸ»by just steam the seafood β™¨οΈπŸ¦€πŸ¦πŸŸ Her 1️⃣st experience of eating the seepweed leaves 🌿🌿(only grows on salt farm). She has tasted the raw seepweed leaves at salt farm visit, the purple πŸ’œ plant defines the highest salt contains in it as shown in 1️⃣ of her photo πŸ“Έβ € .β € More updates πŸ“ŒπŸ“Œ FB page & #vlog πŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯πŸ“ @ her YouTube channel named SiennyLovesDrawing & soon via her #blogging πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“, blog link 🌐 at profileβ € Highly recommended πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘†πŸ»as exploring hidden gems in outskirts area in @Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ with local expert really an amazing experience I had βœŒπŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ™ŒπŸ»Try it once & you will know ya πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜β€ https://buff.ly/2CC884d

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CrΓ© Arts Asia Re-Stage by popular demand in 2018

Yeah‼️ If you have recalled SiennyLovesDrawingΒ πŸ‘©πŸ»’s sharing πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“ in Sept 2017, she has brought her papa πŸ‘΄πŸ» & mama πŸ‘΅πŸ» to enjoy the CrΓ© Arts Asia (CrΓ©) circus show πŸ€‘πŸ€ΉπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸ€ΉπŸ»β€β™‚οΈπŸŽͺ🎭🎑🎠 for the 1️⃣st time & was truly impressed 😍🀩

Her storiesπŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“via🌐https://siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com/2017/09/30/impressive-cre-arts-asia-performance/

CrΓ©, SEA’s largest modern contemporary circus πŸ€‘πŸ€ΉπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸ€ΉπŸ»β€β™‚οΈπŸŽͺ🎭🎑🎠 troupe & πŸ’―% fully Malaysian πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ production was returned to take over the stage at KLPAC today, 30 Nov πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ™ŒπŸ» Hurray‼️

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AirπŸ’¨, Water πŸ’¦πŸ’§ , Earth 🌏 & Fire πŸ”₯ with its 2️⃣nd instalment of Southeast Asia 🌎 πŸ—Ί (SEA)’s renowned modern circus πŸ€‘πŸ€ΉπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸ€ΉπŸ»β€β™‚οΈπŸŽͺ🎭🎑🎠 troupe sets to wow 😲 audiences πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬ with more gravity-defying acts at Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre (KLPAC)πŸ›, West MalaysiaΒ πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ

Yesβœ…, againβ€ΌοΈπŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ She πŸ‘©πŸ» has brought along with her papa πŸ‘΄πŸ» & mama πŸ‘΅πŸ» for this 2️⃣nd show ~ It was a magicalπŸ’«βœ¨, mystical journey into the world 🌍 of a Polynesian myth by transporting all audiences πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘« to the mysterious Planet V. Ohh…It was 173 light years away πŸ€©πŸ˜€

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Initially she πŸ‘©πŸ» wanted to bring her little niece πŸ‘ΆπŸ»Β along, however her little niece πŸ‘ΆπŸ» had to stay home 🏑 due to a surprise relative πŸ‘­πŸ‘­ visit from overseas. The relative πŸ‘­πŸ‘­ would love πŸ’• to hug πŸ€— & play with her πŸ‘ΆπŸ»

Guess what❓⁉️

CrΓ© has combined aerial & flow dance, visual arts & gravity-defying stunts, this 2️⃣nd show has taken all its audiences πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘« on a journey to encounter creatures & beings of a planet far, far away, where imagination brings to life a fantasy world thriving on the 4️⃣ elements ~ Air πŸ’¨, Water πŸ’¦πŸ’§, Earth 🌏 & Fire πŸ”₯

 

Truly it was bigger & better for CrΓ© Arts Asia has set to welcome all its audiences πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘« back into the world of CrΓ© πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘†πŸ»βœŒπŸ»

Hmm…Who is Cré❓⁉️

It made up of MalaysiaπŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύβ€™s leading home-grown performing arts studios,

i. Viva Circus ~ An award πŸ† winning physical arts theatre company. Pioneers in the dance πŸ•ΊπŸΌπŸ‘―β€β™€οΈπŸ‘―β€β™‚οΈ πŸ’ƒπŸ» fitness industry, Viva Vertical is the 1️⃣st Pole Dance, Aerial Arts, Flyoga, Bungee Workout & Circus school in Malaysia. With studios & classes in over 5️⃣ different locationsπŸ“πŸ“in Klang Valley. Viva Vertical & its performance troupe, Viva Circus, is the go to name for all things gravity defying πŸ€‘πŸ€ΉπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸ€ΉπŸ»β€β™‚οΈπŸŽͺ🎭🎑🎠 Be it for workshops, events/ corporate functions, our professional, awesome πŸ‘πŸ» inspiring & highly πŸ‘†πŸ»entertaining acts are in demand throughout SEA 🌎

ii. Psycusix ~ MalaysiaπŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύβ€™s leading modern & contemporary circus πŸ€‘πŸ€ΉπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸ€ΉπŸ»β€β™‚οΈπŸŽͺ🎭🎑🎠performing arts group. An exceptionally flexible, experimental & unique group that delivers performances of high ⬆️ aesthetic value. The visual limits of movement & creativity are constantly pushed through technical performance. They bring fire πŸ”₯, light, juggling, acrobatics & dance together on stage for a performance that all its guests πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘«won’t forget. Pushing the artistic & technical limits of movement performances in MalaysiaπŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ, Psycusix prides itself in its talented & passionate flow/circus artists that have been invited the world πŸŒπŸ—Ί over

 

CrΓ© is jointly produced by,

  • Chris LoπŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ’Ό~ Production & Event Director
  • Yiki Chan πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’Ό ~ Show Producer
  • Nana Liew πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸŽ€ ~ Creative Director & Dance Choreographer
  • Afique Khaikal πŸ‘¨πŸΎβ€πŸŽ€ ~ Flow Arts Choreographer
  • Samantha Yee πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ ~ Aerial & Pole Act Choreography & Cast of the Show

So, in conjunction with the year-end school holidays in 2018, CrΓ© gonna be re-staged on 30 Nov (Fri), 1 Dec (Sat) & 2 Dec (Sun) with both daytime & evening shows πŸ€—πŸ˜‰

CrΓ¨ is a Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ’s Largest Circus Troupe πŸ€‘πŸ€ΉπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸ€ΉπŸ»β€β™‚οΈπŸŽͺ🎭🎑🎠 & allΒ performers are local talent, πŸ’―% MalaysianΒ Β πŸ‡²πŸ‡ΎπŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘«, bravo for the great talent & passion demonstrated πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ™ŒπŸ»

At the end of the show, her papa πŸ‘΄πŸ» & mama πŸ‘΅πŸ» has complimented πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘†πŸ» that this 2️⃣nd show aka the Re-Stage is much more exciting & all the Malaysian performers πŸ‡²πŸ‡ΎπŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘« truly demonstrated their professionalism & passionateΒ πŸ’—Β towards. Bravo to all‼️ πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ™ŒπŸ»

Guess what❓⁉️

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There is a little girl performed in the show too, hmm…curious how old is she❓⁉️ 3 years old❓⁉️

Really talented at her superb young age πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ™ŒπŸ»

So, not to missed this CrΓ© Arts Asia Re-Stage weekend till 2️⃣ Dec ya 😍🀩

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Interested to attend any future CrΓ©’s circus performances πŸ€‘πŸ€ΉπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸ€ΉπŸ»β€β™‚οΈπŸŽͺπŸŽ­πŸŽ‘πŸŽ β“β‰οΈ

Do check out its official website 🌐 via http://www.creartsasia.com

You can get your ticket 🎟 via airasiaredtix.com

Tickets 🎟 are priced from RM118, RM158 & RM198 for different seating areas either Water πŸ’¦πŸ’§, Earth 🌏 or Fire πŸ”₯

SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ»Β & her parents πŸ‘΄πŸ»πŸ‘΅πŸ» were with seating D10, D11 & D12 at Earth Zone, suggest you to consider Earth Zone (in green) for better viewing to the stage ya

Group booking, children πŸ‘§πŸ»πŸ§’πŸ»πŸ‘¦πŸ»πŸ§‘πŸ» & senior citizens πŸ‘΄πŸ»πŸ§“πŸ»πŸ‘΅πŸ» with a reduced ⬇️ ticket price 🎟

For Hong Leong Bank (HLB) Debit & Credit Cardholders πŸ’³πŸ‘¬πŸ‘«πŸ‘­ are entitled to a πŸ”Ÿ% discount ⬇️ on regular tickets prices 🎟

A 15% discount ⬇️ for GSC HLB Credit Card πŸ’³

Updated 1 Dec, 5pm

After the show πŸ€‘πŸ€ΉπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸ€ΉπŸ»β€β™‚οΈπŸŽͺ🎭🎑🎠, do drop by to purchase πŸ›’πŸ›Β a merchandise named Life Buuk which consists of Cre Arts Asia 2017 & 2018 photos collection πŸ“ΈπŸ“˜Β as souvenir 🎁 Your purchase πŸ›’πŸ›Β will contribute ❀️ for a cancer patient named Emily Lola Tan πŸ™‹β€β™€οΈ

DoΒ join Emily πŸ™‹β€β™€οΈ’s FB group to support her cancer fighting journey sharing via 🌐  https://www.facebook.com/groups/CaringForEmilyLolaTan/

 

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You will receive a 50% discount code ⬇️ upon your purchase πŸ›’πŸ›Β Β (in the last page of this photo albumΒ πŸ“ΈπŸ“˜) for your own personal photo album creation πŸ“ΈπŸ“˜

Let’s support ya πŸ€—

#sharingiscaringΒ #sharingΒ #creΒ #creartsasiaΒ #malaysiancircusarts#moderncircusartsmalaysiaΒ #circuslifeΒ #circustheaterΒ #psycusixΒ #circusΒ #vivacircusΒ #cesΒ #creativeeventsΒ #vivaverticalΒ #drLifeΒ #blog#bloggerΒ #bloggersΒ #contentcreatorΒ #influencerΒ #influencersΒ #siennylovesdrawingΒ #showΒ #performanceΒ #weekendΒ #weekends #holiday #schoolholidays #malaysiabloggers #malaysiainfluencers #malaysiamedia

Art In The City ~ Bringing Malaysian Arts to the People

Yeah‼️ As a self taught artist πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸŽ¨ & art lover πŸ’—, SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» was proud to receive an exclusive privilege πŸ“©πŸ“§πŸ’Œ recently to attend the official launch πŸŽ‰πŸŽŠ of Art In The City (AITC) πŸ˜ƒ

Definitely it was a meaningful launch πŸŽ‰πŸŽŠ being officiated with the arrival of the Minister of Federal Territories, πŸ‘¨πŸ½β€πŸ’Ό YB Tuan Haji Khalid bin Abd Samad who shown the strong support πŸ’ͺ🏻 for the development of the local arts & acknowledged that Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ is a nation brimming with talent. However, it may currently lack of supported avenues & right policies that can contribute in showcasing its potential 😁

An art inspiring welcome πŸ€— speech by the Founding CEO of Cultural Economy Development Agency (CENDANA), πŸ‘©πŸ½β€πŸ’Ό Pn Izan Satrina Mohd Sallehuddin with her great art passion πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ™ŒπŸ»

“A project with this scale requires the support πŸ’ͺ🏻 from many counterparts & we own our heartfelt πŸ’• gratitude πŸ™πŸ» to all our partners’ for their direct & indirect contributions to AITC. Some have facilitated & hosted the artworks, while others have worked to ensure the integrity of artwork is maintained with its advance technology & nevertheless, all of them have helped in making the vision of AITC a reality. Together, we will be able to position Kuala Lumpur (KL) πŸŒ†πŸ™ as an upcoming cultural capital in addition to making Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ known for its great arts & artists.” presented by Pn Izan πŸ‘©πŸ½β€πŸ’Ό

All guests πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬ were impressed 🀩 with an amazing Dikir Barat performance 🎀🎼🎢🎡 by PUSAKA

Not just that, also with an exclusive chance to greet & meet each of the featured artists πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸŽ¨πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸŽ¨πŸ‘©πŸ½β€πŸŽ¨πŸ‘¨πŸ½β€πŸŽ¨ of AITC

Hmm…What’s all about AITC❓⁉️

Whatβ“πŸšΈ

It’s a campaign with collaboration 🀝 between Ministry of Federal Territories, Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL), CENDANA & 12 other partners unite to bring Malaysian arts πŸ‡²πŸ‡ΎπŸŽ¨πŸ–Œ to the people πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘« by showcasing local Malaysian artists πŸ‡²πŸ‡ΎπŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸŽ¨πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸŽ¨πŸ‘©πŸ½β€πŸŽ¨πŸ‘¨πŸ½β€πŸŽ¨ in addition to promoting the inherent value of culture in defining our national identity πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ˜

SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» was shared with this campaign from her artists’ πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘«πŸŽ¨πŸ–Œcommunity when it was 1️⃣st open with a call for local artists’ πŸ‡²πŸ‡ΎπŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸŽ¨πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸŽ¨πŸ‘¨πŸ½β€πŸŽ¨πŸ‘©πŸ½β€πŸŽ¨ to submit artworks that represents Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ in Jan 2018 πŸ˜€

 

There were over 1️⃣k pieces of artworks πŸ–Ό received & then 30 pieces being shortlisted βœ… by a panel of academics, art & culture experts for public voting πŸ—³

AITC is a stunning outdoor visual display of local arts across KL πŸŒ†πŸ™ that serves as a strategic effort to promoting the Malaysian local arts community πŸ‡²πŸ‡ΎπŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸŽ¨πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸŽ¨πŸ‘©πŸ½β€πŸŽ¨πŸ‘¨πŸ½β€πŸŽ¨ in expressing & showcasing their talents, while making art more accessible to all general public πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘«

 

Who❓⁉️

It features 14 artworks by renowned Malaysian artists & local grassroots talents πŸ‡²πŸ‡ΎπŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸŽ¨πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸŽ¨πŸ‘©πŸ½β€πŸŽ¨πŸ‘¨πŸ½β€πŸŽ¨ in random sequencing listed below,

  • Dato’ Mohd Hoessein Enas ~ the Father of Malaysian Portrait Painting
  • Kok Yew Puah
  • Sivabalan Arumugam
  • Syamsul Addenno

  • Datuk Ibrahim Hussein
  • Ahmad Sanuri Zulkefli
  • Suzi Chua

  • Art:tech
  • Jing Chung
  • Natasha Iman

  • Brindha Kumar
  • Nor Aziela Binti Ahmad
  • Samantha Cheah

Each piece of their artwork πŸ–Ό actually highlighting the respective different artistic stylesto representating the Malaysian culture, heritage & the country πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ

Why❓⁉️

AITC aims to bring Malaysian arts πŸ‡²πŸ‡ΎπŸŽ¨πŸ–Œ to all general public i.e. making it more accessible for everyone, both local Malaysia citizens πŸ‡²πŸ‡ΎπŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘« as well as foreign tourists cum expatriates

In summary, just everyone‼️ Wow πŸ˜²β€ΌοΈ

Not just that, it aims also to promoting & increasing ⬆️ awareness of our local arts & culture scene, to encouraging all the general public πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘« to visit the art galleries & museums πŸ› around Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ , as well as to strengthening KL cityπŸŒ†πŸ™β€™s position as an upcoming cultural & creative hub πŸ˜‰

 

Why KL πŸŒ†πŸ™β“β‰οΈ

As mentioned by πŸ‘¨πŸ½β€πŸ’ΌYB Tuan Haji Khalid bin Abd Samad in his speech πŸ—£πŸ‘₯πŸ‘€πŸ‘₯, “With a population πŸ‡²πŸ‡ΎπŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘« of approximately 1.76millions, KL πŸŒ†πŸ™ serves as a great πŸ‘πŸ» canvas for the artists πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸŽ¨πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸŽ¨πŸ‘©πŸ½β€πŸŽ¨πŸ‘¨πŸ½β€πŸŽ¨ to dream big & create art πŸŽ¨πŸ–Œ beyond borders where their masterpieces can draw the attention they deserve, whether they may be at a local, regional/ even international level.”Β πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ™ŒπŸ»

How❓⁉️

Other than the publicly displayed art pieces, AITC also featuring a myriad of activities which Malaysians πŸ‡²πŸ‡ΎπŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘« can enjoy the mural paintings πŸŽ¨πŸ–Œ, monthly traditional performances πŸ’ƒπŸ»πŸ•ΊπŸ»πŸŽΌπŸ₯in collaboration with PUSAKA, regional mentorship programme with OUR ArtProjects, routable discussions πŸ—£πŸ‘₯πŸ‘€πŸ‘₯ between local artists & RogueArt, art workshops at corporate offices, a pop-up visual fair called SHIFT etc. 😊☺️

Truly a strategic effort 🀝πŸ’ͺπŸ»πŸ‘πŸ» to increasing ⬆️ greater awareness of the Malaysian local arts & culture scenes πŸ‡²πŸ‡ΎπŸŽ¨πŸ–ŒπŸŽΌπŸ₯πŸ’ƒπŸ»πŸ•ΊπŸ»

Amidst the historic KL iconic buildings πŸŒ†πŸ™, AITC brings together the cultural backdrop & stories in this thriving city πŸŒ†πŸ™ by transforming the landscape into a colourful visual experience as a must-see destinationπŸ“for art lovers, local Malaysian ciitizens, expatriates & foreign touristsπŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘«

 

Where❓⁉️

After reading πŸ“– about AITC, sure you are curious πŸ€” where to locateπŸ“the artworks πŸŽ¨πŸ–ŒπŸ–ΌπŸ–Ό of AITC from the featured Malaysian local artists πŸ‡²πŸ‡ΎπŸ‘¨πŸ½β€πŸŽ¨πŸ‘©πŸ½β€πŸŽ¨πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸŽ¨πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸŽ¨

All the artworks πŸ–ΌπŸ–Ό are being displayed cum showcased prominentlyΒ at strategic locationsπŸ“πŸ“with high visibility β¬†οΈπŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘€ across the KL city πŸŒ†πŸ™ e.g. National Art Gallery, Lot 10, KL Citywalk (KLCW) etc. & digital billboards around the city 😍

 

It’s all from great joint synergised efforts πŸ€πŸ™ŒπŸ»with both public & private partners between Ministry of Tourism, Arts & Culture (MOTAC), National Art Gallery, LEDTRONICS, KL Citywalk, Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB), Lot 10, Bursa Malaysia Berhad, Wisma Maran, Maybank Foundation, The New Straits Times Press (Malaysia) Berhad (NSTP), Wariscan, KL Hop-On Hop-Off etc. to ensure optimum reach at high ⬆️ traffic areas in the heart ❀️ of KL city πŸŒ†πŸ™, art galleries & museums πŸ›

Do feel free to download πŸ“² the map πŸ—Ί to appreciate the visual arts, photos & videos opportunities via 🌐 https://www.cendana.com.my/clients/Cendana_78A7CADC-1C4A-44E8-A815-E2B4C1D11FE0/contentms/img/Arts_In_The_City/Slider%20-%20AITC%20-%20Nov2018/CENDANA_AITC_Map.pdf

Ohh ya…Do keep an eye πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘€ the next time when you’re in KL city πŸŒ†πŸ™, do opt for an artistic walk πŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸšΆπŸ»β€β™‚οΈaround it, also plan your time to droppingΒ  by 1️⃣ of the many art galleries/ museums πŸ›

More details of AITC,

Website🌐: https://www.cendana.com.my/aitc

FB: https://www.facebook.com/CENDANAMalaysia

#ArtInTheCityKLΒ #CENDANAΒ #artistsΒ #artsΒ #cultureΒ #MalaysiaΒ #visualΒ #KualaLumpurΒ #creativeΒ #KLCitywalkΒ #ArtInTheCityΒ #CendanaMalaysiaΒ #thefutureisartsΒ #Jenerator#KLCitywalkΒ #CulturalEconomyDevelopmentAgencyΒ #BoardwalkKLΒ #KLCW#KLGoldenTriangleΒ #KLCityCentre #mural #wallmural #visualarts #visualart #klculturalcreativecity #creativity #blogging #blogger #bloggers #influencers #influencer #siennylovesdrawing #blog

100%mmmmm Fernleaf Milk

Yeah‼️ This round SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» is gonna sharing πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“ why Fernleaf milkπŸ₯›πŸ‡³πŸ‡Ώso yummy πŸ˜‹πŸ€€ till her 1️⃣ yearΒ old little niece πŸ‘ΆπŸ» loves ❀️ it so much. Ha…Haβ€¦πŸ˜Š

Guess what❓⁉️

Not just Fernleaf milkπŸ₯›πŸ‡³πŸ‡Ώ, her little niece πŸ‘ΆπŸ» also will enjoy a few small tea spoons πŸ₯„ of Fernleaf yogurts too πŸ˜‹πŸ€€ Maybe she thought πŸ’­it’s ice cream🍦🍨 Ha…Ha…πŸ€£πŸ˜†

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Her little niece πŸ‘ΆπŸ» is easily pleased πŸ˜ƒ with just some little sips πŸ’¦πŸ’§from a packet of Fernleaf milkπŸ₯›πŸ‡³πŸ‡Ώβ€¦anytime…anywhere…Or as her toysπŸ‘ΆπŸ»πŸ₯›…SheΒ  πŸ‘ΆπŸ» enjoys playing with the packets of Fernleaf UHT milk πŸ₯› Ha…Ha…πŸ˜…πŸ˜‚πŸ€£πŸ˜†

SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» just curious πŸ€”, hmm whyΒ Fernleaf milk πŸ₯›πŸ‡³πŸ‡Ώ so great❓⁉️

So she studies cum researching furtherΒ πŸ“–πŸ“šπŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»Β aboutFernleaf milkπŸ₯›πŸ‡³πŸ‡Ώ

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How❓⁉️

Googling πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’» & reading πŸ“– the findings…Her usual way to research & learning a new πŸ†• topic

She πŸ‘©πŸ» also has created a craft βœ‚οΈπŸ–πŸ“Œ ~ a mini dairy farm πŸžβ›°πŸπŸ„πŸ₯›for her little niece πŸ‘ΆπŸ»

Hmm…before her actual craft βœ‚οΈπŸ“ŒπŸ–working starts…How to❓⁉️

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Ha…Ha…She πŸ‘©πŸ»Β has actually spent a whole morning πŸ”…πŸ”†with paper cuttingβœ‚οΈ, folding, designing πŸ–πŸ“Œ etc. (Yet to include her time πŸ•™on searching of props πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»etc. to complete the entire mini farm πŸžβ›°πŸπŸ„πŸ₯›)

Frankly, she πŸ‘©πŸ»Β regreted 😌 this mini farm πŸžβ›°πŸπŸ„πŸ₯› idea, because everything mini, very time consumingπŸ•™, lots of detailing πŸ‘€ & tough to manage βœ‚οΈπŸ–πŸ“Œ

Yeah‼️ After sheΒ  πŸ‘©πŸ» completed herΒ mini farm πŸžβ›°πŸπŸ„πŸ₯›Β makingΒ βœ‚οΈπŸ–πŸ“Œ

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Anyway, her hardwork worth πŸ˜ƒπŸ‘πŸ»βœŒπŸ»while because her little niece πŸ‘ΆπŸ» loves ❀️ the mini farm πŸžβ›°πŸπŸ„πŸ₯› & she plans to keep this mini farm πŸžβ›°πŸπŸ„πŸ₯› to accompany her little niece’s πŸ‘ΆπŸ» growing up journey πŸ‘¦πŸ»πŸ‘§πŸ»πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ

Let’s enjoy what make Fernleaf milk πŸ₯›πŸ‡³πŸ‡Ώ so greatΒ πŸ‘πŸ» πŸ˜‹πŸ€€

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SheΒ πŸ‘©πŸ» has read πŸ“– about that Fernleaf πŸ₯›πŸ‡³πŸ‡Ώ owns a team ofΒ farmers πŸ‘©πŸΌβ€πŸŒΎπŸ‘¨πŸΌβ€πŸŒΎ aka dairy experts πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘†πŸ»with more than 140 years of experiences who loves ❀️ theΒ  dairy cattlesΒ πŸπŸ„ at heart πŸ’“ & taking care them seriously πŸ‘πŸ»

Woow‼️ All the dairy cows πŸπŸ„ are hormone-free & grass🌱-fed with high quality πŸ‘πŸ» fresh grass 🌱🌱

Moreover, New Zealand πŸ‡³πŸ‡ΏΒ is a country with fertile soil, excellent rainfall & abundant sunshine, making it 1️⃣ of the best places in the world πŸŒπŸ—ΊοΈΒ to produce milk πŸ₯›

 

The cattle πŸπŸ„ all graze outdoors 🏞 freely most of the time at New Zealand πŸ‡³πŸ‡Ώ dairy farmsss 🏞πŸπŸ„ & then producing milk πŸ₯› naturally. There is no ❌ unethically usage of milk πŸ₯› boosters ⬆️

Yeah‼️ Just so nature πŸ’š intended πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ€—

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Ohh ya…New Zealand πŸ‡³πŸ‡Ώ is the world πŸŒπŸ—Ί leader πŸ‘†πŸ»in dairy πŸ₯› industry

Also she πŸ‘©πŸ» has learnt πŸ“– that at each stage of Fernleaf milk πŸ₯›πŸ‡³πŸ‡Ώ production is carefully & high quality β¬†οΈπŸ‘πŸ» managed from clean water πŸ’¦πŸ’§ , high quality β¬†οΈπŸ‘πŸ» grass 🌱until the milk πŸ₯› products then πŸ’―% ready for distribution to all Fernleaf consumers πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬

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In this connection, the milk πŸ₯› equals to πŸ’―% milk πŸ₯› from New Zealand πŸ‡³πŸ‡Ώ with richest of bio-available calcium, high protein, Vitamin A, Vitamin D & other essential nutrients πŸ‘πŸ» that are easily absorbed by the body☺️

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Yeah‼️ Do enjoy this photos πŸ“Έ cum clips πŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯ album from @siennylovesdrawing πŸ‘©πŸ», what’s that about❓⁉️ . . Her 1️⃣st & perhaps the only #Inktober #doodling πŸ–‹πŸ–Š participation & about @harihariminumfernleaf #FernleafUHT #100Mmmmm πŸ₯›πŸ‡³πŸ‡Ώ Hmm…Will try to #doodle πŸ–ŠπŸ–‹more #doodles✍🏻 . . She has spent whole morning πŸ”…πŸ”† to create #craft βœοΈβœ‚οΈπŸ–‡πŸ“~ A mini #dairy πŸπŸ„πŸ₯›#farm @ #NewZealand πŸ‡³πŸ‡Ώ . . She aims to educated πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ«πŸ—£her 1️⃣ year old little niece πŸ‘ΆπŸ» about the πŸ’― trusted goodness πŸ‘πŸ» of #Fernleaf #milkπŸ₯›πŸ‡³πŸ‡Ώ, including using the fun straw πŸ‘“ . . She is learning wellπŸ‘πŸ»βœŒπŸ», so proud of her πŸ˜˜πŸ‘ΆπŸ» . . Really enjoying πŸ€£πŸ˜†the @fonterra.my @fonterra.nz Fernleaf πŸ₯›πŸ‡³πŸ‡Ώ fun with her little niece πŸ‘©πŸ»πŸ˜˜πŸ‘ΆπŸ» . . Do stay tune for her blog post soon πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“, link at profile . . #healthy #healthylifestyle #lifestyle #milk #blog #blogger #bloggers #influencer #influencers #siennylovesdrawing #artist #artwork #art #handrawn #drinkmilk #milklover #100mmmmm

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Now she πŸ‘©πŸ» understand why Fernleaf milk πŸ₯›πŸ’―% mmmmm & her little niece πŸ‘ΆπŸ» enjoys so much because it made with πŸ’―% milk πŸ₯› from New Zealand πŸ‡³πŸ‡Ώ

SiennyLovesDrawingΒ πŸ‘©πŸ» has taught her little niece πŸ‘ΆπŸ» how to using a straw to enjoy Fernlef UHT milk πŸ₯›πŸ‡³πŸ‡ΏΒ & her little niece has learnt wellΒ πŸ‘πŸ» , so proud of herΒ πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ€—

Let’s enjoy Fernleaf milk πŸ₯› πŸ‡³πŸ‡Ώ milk anytime πŸ•›, anywhereπŸ“ya πŸ˜‹πŸ˜

Do check out SiennyLovesDrawingΒ πŸ‘©πŸ»’s vblog clip πŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯ about this Fernleaf milkπŸ₯›πŸ‡³πŸ‡ΏΒ dairy farm 🏞πŸπŸ„Β  making βœ‚οΈπŸ–πŸ“ŒΒ ya πŸ˜€

Do exploring more about Fernleaf milk πŸ₯› πŸ‡³πŸ‡Ώ via,

Website🌐: http://www.greatness.my/en/home & https://www.fonterra.com/my/en.html

FB:Β https://www.facebook.com/fernleafmalaysia/ &Β https://www.facebook.com/FonterraBrandsMalaysia/

 

#Inktober #doodling #FernleafUHT #100mmmmm #doodle #doodles #craft #dairy #farm #NewZealand #trustedgoodness #Fernleaf #milk #FonterraMy #FonterraNZ #healthy #healthylifestyle #lifestyle #milk #blog #blogger #bloggers #influencer #influencers #siennylovesdrawing #artist #artwork #art #handrawn #drinkmilk #milklover #100Mmmmm

Comic Art Workshop

Hey πŸ‘‹πŸ» Any comics lovers ❀️❀️ here❓⁉️

SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» always love ❀️ any kinds of art πŸŽ¨πŸ–Œ & of course comics too 😍

Hmm…Still recalling some of her childhood πŸ‘§πŸ»’s favourite 😍🀩 comics were Doraemon πŸ’™, Old Master Q πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™‚οΈetc.

She πŸ‘©πŸ» has recently participated a workshop πŸ—£πŸ‘₯πŸ‘€πŸ‘₯ hosted by MPH publishingπŸ“š, it was all about comic art πŸŽ¨πŸ–Œ for beginners, as well as about comic art passion by Andrea Tan πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ

This workshop πŸ—£πŸ‘₯πŸ‘€πŸ‘₯ is specially designed for adults πŸ‘©πŸ»πŸ‘¨πŸ»πŸ§“πŸ»πŸ‘΅πŸ»πŸ‘΄πŸ», aims for those who claimed that β€œI can’t draw πŸ€·πŸ»β€β™‚οΈπŸ€·πŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸŽ¨πŸ–Œβ€. After attendance, the participants πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬ will gain basic drawing skills & to tell a story with art πŸŽ¨πŸ‘« via a fun medium i.e. handrawn comics by inking it πŸ–‹πŸ–ŠπŸ˜πŸ€©

Guess what❓⁉️

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Andrea πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ also a self taught artist πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸŽ¨ & writer ✍🏻, really got inspired by her art passion too βœŒπŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»

Through her personal journey, art πŸŽ¨πŸ–Œ has taught her to play again as an adult πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ She has shared about using art πŸŽ¨πŸ–Œ as a practice of self-careπŸ’—, especially for grownups because most of the people πŸ‘«πŸ‘¬πŸ‘­ tend to forget ❌ to play & have fun when all busy adulting respectively, more via her FB page & IG 🌐 @andrealism

So, what’s happenning during this workshopπŸ—£πŸ‘₯πŸ‘€πŸ‘₯❓⁉️

Part 1

1) Why make comics❓⁉️
β€’ Welcome πŸ™πŸ» πŸ€— with brief self-intro by the instructor, Andrea Tan πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ
β€’ Brief sharing about sequential art πŸŽ¨πŸ–Œ with some examples

2) How to make comics❓⁉️
β€’ Workshop materials πŸ–ŠβœπŸ»usage briefing
β€’ Planning stages: Thinking in visuals & words ~ How to write ✍🏻 the script & sketch ✏️the draft visualisation on a piece of paper πŸ“

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β€’ Explanation about the 3️⃣-Act Story Structure,
(i) Beginning (Panel 1️⃣) ~ Setting the scene: Who, Where, When, What
(ii) Middle (Panels 2️⃣ & 3️⃣) ~ What’s the goal πŸ₯… to achieve etc.
(iii) End (Panel 4️⃣) – The moral of the story/ resolution etc.
β€’ Tips on sketching with pencil ✏️ 1️⃣st, then inking πŸ–Š

β€’ How to draw “You” (Yesβœ…, own self in your artwork) as the character of your own comic using simple shapes βš«οΈβ¬›οΈ

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3) Quick demo by instructor πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ ~ Drawing panels, sketching, inking etc.

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Part 2Β 
β€’ Participants’ πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬ turn ~ To making own mini comics with the provided Story Template. Draw ✏️ own self as the character in own storyline

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Hmm…She πŸ‘©πŸ» really enjoyed the small no. of participants in this workshop as sure will get direct attention & interaction πŸ—£πŸ‘₯ with Andrea πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ for personal guidance βœŒπŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»

Also Andrea πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ has reminded her personally during the workshop πŸ—£πŸ‘₯πŸ‘€πŸ‘₯ ~ “It’s your comic ~ your world to create on a piece of paper.Β Β It doesn’t have to look perfect, just needs to tell your story & have fun with it” πŸ˜€

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Yeah‼️ Thank you πŸ™πŸ» Andrea πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ, will always remember it 😊

SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» has beenΒ inspired by her attendance to this workshop πŸ—£πŸ‘₯πŸ‘€πŸ‘₯ & wishes to start telling some of her stories through comics ya πŸ˜‰

Also she πŸ‘©πŸ» will remember the reminder πŸ“Œwhich Andrea πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ has highlighted in her book πŸ“– ~ How I Learnt Play ~ “From time to time, don’t forget to allocate some playtime ⏰ for yourselves & get your creative hats 🎩 on despite your busy schedules πŸ—“.”Β 

Hmm…SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» is gonna really planning & to dedicating a 3️⃣0️⃣-mins slot each day to plan her story/ bloggingπŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“/ sketchingπŸ–Š/ doodlingπŸ–πŸ–Œ/ inking πŸ–‹πŸ–Šher own comics then. Yesβœ…, let’s do something she πŸ‘©πŸ» is passionate β€οΈπŸ’ž every day ~ Great reminder πŸ“Œ for herself 😁

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Let’s enjoy reading πŸ“– & got inspired by this book πŸ““ which published by MPH Group Publishing πŸ“šin 2017, interested❓⁉️

🌐 https://www.facebook.com/commerce/products/2132983950063406/

🌐 https://mphonline.com/en/productdetails/books/malaysian-collection/9789674154219

Ohh ya…Do refer 🌐 https://www.facebook.com/MPHGroupPublishing/ for all future MPH publishing’s πŸ“š hosted events πŸ—“, you may attend some with SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» too

Let’s continue learning new πŸ†• skills or knowledge ya πŸ˜ƒπŸ™ŒπŸ»

🌐 https://www.doodleaddicts.com/uploads/13919/sleepy-me/

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#ArtofAndreaΒ #howilearnttoplayΒ #playtimeΒ #learntodrawΒ #handdrawnΒ #comicsΒ #inkartΒ #inkingΒ #AndrealismΒ #makecomicswithandreaΒ #grownupsmakecomicsΒ #siennylovesdrawingΒ #learningΒ #comicΒ #ComicArtΒ #SaturdayΒ #sharingΒ #sharingiscaring#makecomicswithandreaΒ #MPHΒ #artΒ #artistΒ #doodleΒ #doodlesΒ #doodlingΒ #artworkΒ #doodlerΒ #doodlersΒ #artistsΒ #artloverΒ #handrawnartΒ #handrawnΒ #workshopΒ #class

Colourful Raya Celebration via Painting Workshop with Dulux & Nala Designs

If you recalled, SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» was 1️⃣ of the many artists πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸŽ¨πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸŽ¨ being engaged by Dulux 🎨 & Starbucks β˜•οΈ for a wall mural πŸŽ¨πŸ–Œ project last year 😁

 

Yeah‼️ Don’t you agree that colours 🎨 undoubtedly will add a splash of colour πŸ–Œ & excitement πŸ˜ƒ to festive πŸ’š celebrations πŸŽ‰πŸŽŠ ❓⁉️

Again this year, she was exclusively invited πŸ“©πŸ“§πŸ’Œ byΒ Β Dulux 🎨 ~ the leading decorative paint brand of AkzoNobel to join itsΒ Raya πŸ’š celebrations via a mural πŸŽ¨πŸ–Œ & tote bag-painting πŸ‘œπŸ–Œ workshop which collaborated withΒ Nala Designs 😊

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With over 8️⃣ decades of experience in paint 🎨 manufacturing, Dulux 🎨 is 1️⃣ of the world’s 🌍 leading colour 🎨 expertsπŸ‘†πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ» & aims to bring colour 🎨 into people’s lives through a wide selection of paints 🎨 & various creative events that create societal impact. This includes decorative designs for homes 🏑🏠 , the restoration of historical sites, brand collaborations & mural paintings πŸŽ¨πŸ–Œ

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This workshops was led by the founder of Nala Designs, Lisette Scheers πŸ‘©πŸΌβ€πŸ’Ό at Nala Muse, Bangsar Village II 🏒 All the attendees πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬ got a glimpse into the intricacies of creating works of art that is rich in heritage culture 😍🀩

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She was introduced from the workshop,

  • Dulux 🎨 EasyCleanΒ Plus ~ With its KidProof Technology. This series will repel stains (removes common household stains e.g. chalkπŸ–, fluorescent penπŸ–Š, dust, mud, yoghurt 🍦, cupcake, ice cream 🍦🍨 , soda/ cola πŸ₯€, juices🍹, soya sauce⚫️, tomato πŸ… sauce & chili 🌢sauce), making cleaning easier & locking in colours 🎨 for more vibrant walls
  • Dulux AmbianceΒ Special Effects ~ This series can be personalised to create something unique & special

This paint 🎨 combination is ideal for creating 1️⃣-of-a-kind murals πŸŽ¨πŸ–Œ that can stand the test of time. Moreover, its colour 🎨 formulation methods & support services will create a fit-for-purpose, lasting colour 🎨 performance & protection

Indra Laban, General Manager πŸ‘¨πŸ½β€πŸ’Όof AkzoNobel Decorative Paints 🎨 Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ said: β€œDulux 🎨 is a strong advocate of the power of colours 🎨 We believe that colours 🎨 can transform entire communities & influence how we perceive the world 🌍 around us. To that end, we would like to take this opportunity to renew our commitment in continually inspiring people πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘« with colours πŸŽ¨β€

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β€œThis collaboration with Nala Designs is a sensible 1️⃣ because they are passionate about creating MalaysianπŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ-inspired artwork that is vibrant & eyeπŸ‘€-catching, but more importantly capable of inspiring individualsπŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘« This is parallel to what Dulux 🎨 advocates. In addition, it’s a platform for us to deliver on our promise of producing & delivering consistently accurate coloured paints 🎨 & coatings to offer customers a dependable application experience.”

Nala Designs began as a stationery βœοΈβœ’οΈbrand in 2009, before becoming the fashion πŸ‘šπŸ‘•πŸ‘—πŸ‘” boutique & merchandising name it is today. With artwork & motifs inspired by Malaysian πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ heritage, Nala Designs adds life to furniture, walls via murals πŸŽ¨πŸ–Œ & even floors via handπŸ‘πŸ»-painted designs

Scheers πŸ‘©πŸΌβ€πŸ’Ό said: β€œColours 🎨 play an important role in our daily lives & a great way to make use of colours 🎨 is to paint πŸ–Œ, regardless of the canvas. However, painting is somewhat underappreciated today because many think of it is time-consuming & frankly inconsequential 😌

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To change this mindset, we have collaborated with Dulux 🎨 to showcase the power of colours 🎨 through the painting of walls – not only is this the most impactful way, it’s also 1️⃣ of the most affordable. It’s impactful in the sense that colours can change the way the space you live in looks like, especially when you begin playing around with textures. The colour 🎨 of your walls can also affect your moodπŸ˜‰β—οΈβ€

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β€œTo us, colour 🎨 is everything & that’s 1️⃣ way we try to distinguish ourselves in the creative industry – by creating products that not only sport eyeπŸ‘€-catching designs, but showcase our passion for colourπŸŽ¨β€ She πŸ‘©πŸΌβ€πŸ’Ό added

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To learn more about Dulux 🎨 & more of its upcoming initiatives, do explore

Website🌐: http://www.dulux.com.my

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2-Week Professional Chocolatier Programme

HeyπŸ‘‹πŸ»β€ΌοΈ Hari Raya Aidilfitri πŸ’š celebration πŸŽ‰πŸŽŠ in Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ just around the corner✌🏻, other than sharing πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“ her recent Ramadhan buffet dining πŸ½πŸ΄πŸ˜‹

SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» gonna suggests why not baking some chocolates 🍫🍫 as your festive πŸ’š gifts πŸ’πŸŽ to family members, relatives, friends, colleagues, neighbours etc.πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬β“β‰οΈ

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Suggest to add a personalised handwritten πŸ–‹greeting card πŸ”– with it, definitely perfect πŸ‘πŸ» ya 😍

Why she has this gift πŸ’πŸŽ suggestion❓⁉️

She has recently participated the exclusive media preview of aΒ 2️⃣-week professional chocolatierπŸ«πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ³πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ³ workshop at The Academy of Pastry Arts Malaysia πŸ’πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ (“Academy”), a premier culinary & pastry arts institution (Curious πŸ€” of what she has learnt❓⁉️ Do read πŸ“– on till the end ya..😝😜)

This short programme (with a certificate πŸ“œ accredited🌟) is conducted by the Academy’s 🏒 own award-winning πŸŽ–πŸ† chefs πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ³πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ³ & specially created to non-professionals e.g. pastrons & housewives πŸ‘­ etc. who wish to delight their family members, relatives, friends, colleagues, neighbours, visiting guests etc. πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘« during this upcomingΒ Hari Raya Aidilfitri πŸ’š festive celebration πŸŽŠπŸŽ‰

As shared in her earlier blogging πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“,Β Hari Raya Aidilfitri πŸ’š is a celebration πŸŽ‰πŸŽŠ of family, friends, togetherness πŸ‘­πŸ‘«πŸ‘¬ & good food πŸ½πŸ˜‹ So, by hand making a box of chocolates πŸ«πŸ’πŸŽ on your own for your family members, relatives/ friends πŸ‘­πŸ‘«πŸ‘¬, it would be a more personalised & memorable festive πŸ’š gifts πŸ’πŸŽ It’s definitely different from buying any ready made/ branded chocolates ya πŸ˜€

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So, she has learnt 2️⃣ types of chocolates 🍫🍫making with her media friends πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘«,

Each procedures require temperature ‘c 🎚check to ensure the hand making quality πŸ‘πŸ»

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(1) Hazelnut 🌰 Praline

Preparation time: 20mins for 30 pieces

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Part 1️⃣ Procedure:Β Homemade Hazenut 🌰 Praline

Ingredients: Hazelnut whole 200g, sugar 170g, water 50g & Vanilla extract 3g

  • To cook sugar & water πŸ’¦πŸ’§ to 120’c
  • Then, to add in all hazelnuts 🌰, crystallise the sugar

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  • Continue to cook the crystallised hazelnuts 🌰, until caramelised
  • Only if to make flavour praline, to add in vanilla extract

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Part 2️⃣ Procedure: Hazelnut 🌰 Praline

Ingredients: Homemade hazelnut praline 325g, Callebaut Cocoa Butter 32g & Milk Chocolate Callebaut 823NV 33.6% 30g

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  • To warm up praline & milk chocolate 🍫 to 35’c, then to mix in the cocoa butter & blend everything together

  • Then, to temper until below 25’c & cast into the mould

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  • To set for minimum 4️⃣ hours before dipping

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(2) Exotic Caramel

Preparation time: 20mins for 30 pieces

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Part1️⃣ Procedure: Exotic filing

Ingredients: Sugar 150g, Anchor extra whip whipping cream 27g, salt 1g, Ravifruit passion fruit puree 55g, Ravifruit mango puree 22.5g,Β Ravifruit coconut puree & Anchor butter each 37.5g

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  • Pot 1️⃣: To make a caramel with sugar, salt & a little bit of water πŸ’¦πŸ’§

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  • Pot 2️⃣: To warm up the cream, passion fruit puree, mango puree & coconut 🌴πŸ₯₯ puree together as liquid mixture

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  • Then, cool down the caramel in liquid mixture, mix well

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  • To wait until the mixture cool down to below 40’c, add in the soft butter & blend together

Part 2️⃣ Procedure: Caramel Ganache

Ingredients:Β Sugar 75g, Anchor extra whip whipping cream 187.5g, Glucose 7.5g,Β Anchor butter 47.5g,Β sea salt 3g,Β Milk Chocolate Callebaut 823NV 33.6% & Callebaut DarkΒ Chocolate Santogo each 125g

  • To make caramel with sugar, glucose & a little bit of water πŸ’¦πŸ’§
  • To add in the warm cream when the caramel reach the stage require (chef πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ³ guidance refers)
  • To blend in the butter & salt, pour into the dark & milk chocolate 🍫

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  • To make an emulsion & pour inside the ring prepared

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SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» got not much πŸ€” chocolate 🍫 making experience, this was her 1️⃣st time, however she enjoyed & learnt slowly with the chef πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ³ The chef πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ³ went slowly in explaining the theories & demonstrated the hands 🀲🏻 on skills during the class. She loves the small class size (πŸ”Ÿpax) & chef πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ³ gave attention & guidance to each participants accordingly

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This class was conducted in a small group setting & focus extensively on hands 🀲🏻 on learning. All participants πŸ‘¬πŸ‘­πŸ‘« will practice & develop the skills in a highly πŸ‘†πŸ»interactive learning environment with 1️⃣-to-1️⃣ attention πŸ—£πŸ‘€ from chef πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ³ , academy assistants & classmates πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬

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Hmm…Worry 😌 about the cost πŸ’± for all tools, utensils πŸ₯„πŸ₯£ & ingredients 🌰🍫 purchase πŸ›’β“β‰οΈ

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Do consult chef πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ³πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ³ for more advices & guidance during your chocolate 🍫 making class then πŸ™‚

Not too worry 😌☺️, alternative options available ya

Interested❓⁉️

Do check it out & happy learning cum making chocolates 🍫🍫

Need a happy πŸ˜ƒ taster πŸ˜‹ to your handmade chocolate πŸ«β“β‰οΈ

Welcome to invite πŸ“©πŸ“§πŸ’Œ chocolate 🍫 fan…chocolate 🍫 lover ❀️ ~ SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» ya πŸ˜‹πŸ˜πŸ˜œ

FeeπŸ’±: RM5.5k Malaysian πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ students &Β RM6k International βŒπŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ students

AddressπŸ“:Β No. 16, Jalan 51A/223, 46100 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, West Malaysia

Note: Just 3️⃣mins walking πŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸšΆπŸ»β€β™‚οΈ from the Asia Jaya LRT πŸš‡ station & located next to LYL building 🏒

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Awesome Unicorn Themed Birthday Party

Yeah‼️ It was really happy πŸ˜ƒ when SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» received the exclusive invitation πŸ“©πŸ’ŒπŸ“§ to join & celebrate The Butterfly πŸ¦‹ Project’s 5️⃣th birthday πŸŽ‚ πŸŽ‰πŸŽŠπŸŽˆ

Wow‼️ The Butterfly πŸ¦‹ Project is turning 5️⃣ πŸŽ‚now 😲😘

Hmm…The Butterfly πŸ¦‹ Project❓⁉️

Yesβœ…, it’sΒ Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ’s largest community πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬ of all active pretty beauty & lifestyle bloggers πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“ She only got to join in as a butterfly πŸ¦‹ (a rare 1️⃣ as per the founder of this community named @hellotammylim πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’Ό) after several applications β˜ΊοΈπŸ˜‰

Seriously❓⁉️

Yesβœ…, reason being she is not a πŸ’― % beauty blogger πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“ which this community πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘«originally wishes to recruit. However, perhaps because of her blogging πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“ style & effort, consistency in updating her blog 🌐 at least every 2️⃣ days etc. that have earned her an opportunity to be in this communityπŸ¦‹ Yeah‼️ Thanks πŸ™πŸ» so much for having #siennylovesdrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» ya

Ohhβ€ΌοΈπŸ˜² This party πŸŽ‚πŸŽˆπŸŽŠπŸŽ‰ with a theme ~ unicorn πŸ¦„

Guess what❓⁉️

Everyone is required to have a unicorn πŸ¦„ horn (It’s mandatoryπŸ”) to join the partyπŸŽ‚πŸŽ‰πŸŽŠπŸŽˆ Oppsss… SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» doesn’t ❌ own 1οΈβƒ£πŸ¦„ though…However, she still wishes to attend it…πŸ˜ŒπŸ˜”

Also with sparkling ✨ πŸ’« make up πŸ‘πŸ‘„πŸ’‹πŸ’„

Was quite stressful πŸ˜” as she doesn’t ❌ know what to wear for the party πŸŽ‚πŸŽŠπŸŽ‰πŸŽˆtoo…O…O…😲😌

*Bling✨…bling✨…* She πŸ‘©πŸ» finally got an idea that solved her worry of not owning a unicorn πŸ¦„ horn…just a day before the party πŸŽ‚πŸŽŠπŸŽ‰πŸŽˆ& she has went to quite a numbers of places to hunting πŸ›’πŸ› for a horn…

Don’t you all know she is a face painting πŸŽ¨πŸ–Œartist❓⁉️

Hmm…She always painting πŸŽ¨πŸ–Œ on other people’s faces…Not yet ❌ on her own face…Ohh…It’s quite challenging to face painting πŸŽ¨πŸ–Œher own self ya πŸ˜†πŸ€£πŸ˜‚πŸ˜…

How to hold the brushπŸ–Œβ“Left a bit❓⁉️ Or right a bit❓⁉️ Hand 🀚 stability to outline❓⁉️ Many more…Ha…Ha…She just spent the whole morning πŸ”†πŸ”…to fix her own unicorn πŸ¦„ face painting πŸŽ¨πŸ–Œ

In her heart❀️, thanks πŸ™πŸ» god that it was an afternoon party πŸŽ‚πŸŽŠπŸŽ‰πŸŽˆ while she was face painting πŸŽ¨πŸ–Œher unicorn πŸ¦„ on

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Yeah‼️ After a few hoursπŸ•˜πŸ•›, her unicorn πŸ¦„ face painting πŸŽ¨πŸ–Œperfectly (considered as her 1st time) & successfully done βœ… πŸ†—

She πŸ‘©πŸ» was so proud of herself❗️Special thanks πŸ™πŸ» to her parents πŸ‘΅πŸ»πŸ‘΄πŸ» who willing to drive πŸš—πŸš˜ her to the party πŸŽ‚πŸŽ‰πŸŽŠπŸŽˆvenueπŸ“~Β Wondermilk Cafe πŸ½β˜•οΈ, else she will be with her unicornss πŸ¦„πŸ¦„ (including her head gear) to take the LRT πŸš‹πŸš‡ & Grab πŸš•πŸš– then πŸ˜‚πŸ€£

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Yeah‼️ As usual, early arrival, met lots of beautiful 😍🀩 unicorn πŸ¦„ beauties, registered πŸ–‹for the party πŸŽ‚πŸŽŠπŸŽ‰πŸŽˆ& collected her party activities redemption cardπŸ”–

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The beautiful unicornΒ πŸ¦„Β birthday cakeΒ πŸŽ‚, however don’t get to taste it though…It’s just too pretty to be eaten πŸ˜πŸ˜‰

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Hurray‼️ Received a unicorn πŸ¦„ present πŸ’πŸŽ at entrance, lovely‼️

The lovely photos πŸ“Έ captured by a volunteer photographer πŸ™‹πŸ½β€β™‚οΈ @fishmeatdie, special thank you πŸ™πŸ» ya 😁

Curious πŸ€” about what’s inside this beautiful present πŸ’ bag❓⁉️

Do enjoy a short clip πŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯ of SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ»’s unboxing πŸ’ her unicorn πŸ¦„ bag ya

Let’s share each of the beauty goodies inside,

A special thank you πŸ™πŸ» to all sponsors for the love ❀ inside the unicorn πŸ¦„ present πŸ’ bag, Tammy Lim πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’Ό shared that each item was actually hand-picked πŸ€šβœ… to match the unicorn πŸ¦„ theme by the sponsors. Bravoβ€ΌοΈπŸ‘πŸ»πŸ™ŒπŸ»

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Hey‼️ There are 4️⃣ interesting party πŸŽ‰πŸŽŠ activities to enjoy as per the party activities cardπŸ”–,

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(i) To create own personalised bouquet πŸ’ withΒ @everydayflowersmy

Almost all females πŸ‘­πŸ‘­πŸ‘­ love ❀️ a floral bouquet πŸ’ & flowers πŸ’ are with super power & can put a smile 😊 on anyone’s face, including a male πŸ’πŸ»β€β™‚οΈtooβ—οΈπŸ˜πŸ˜œ

Love πŸ’— the flowers 🌹🌷 🌼🌺🌸 bar set up with some varieties to choose & match. Then, the team πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬ will work out the magic πŸ’«βœ¨by turning the selected flowers into a beautiful bouquet πŸ’πŸ˜

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So lovelyβ€ΌοΈπŸ˜

More details viaΒ www.facebook.com/everydayflowersmy

(ii) Adoption a unicorn πŸ¦„ with @50grammalaysia

Then, she went to unicorn πŸ¦„ adoption counter at the party πŸŽ‰πŸŽŠ to adopt a unicorn πŸ¦„ mugβ˜•οΈ She named her unicorn πŸ¦„ mug β˜•οΈ as “unibabe”. This is her favourite ❀️ surprise received at the birthday partyπŸŽ‚πŸŽ‰πŸŽŠπŸŽˆ

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Love itβ€ΌοΈπŸ˜πŸ˜˜

More details viaΒ www.facebook.com/50grammalaysia/

(iii) Unlimited photos πŸ“Έ & boomerang πŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯with @gngstudiobooth

Yeah‼️ 1️⃣st time SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» has experienced a boomerang πŸŽ₯πŸ“Ή photobox πŸ€—βœŒπŸ»

Ohh‼️ This is actually new πŸ†• service offering by them & butterflies πŸ¦‹ πŸ¦‹ were the 1️⃣st to experienceβ—οΈπŸ™ŒπŸ»βœŒπŸ»

Really enjoyed πŸ€©πŸ˜ƒ this booth as she loves ❀️ boomerangπŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯ Most of her friends πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘«have labelled her as boomerang πŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯ queen πŸ‘ΈπŸ»πŸ˜πŸ€£ Ha…Ha…If you are in her FB friends list, do check out her personal timeline ya πŸ˜†

Really an impressive 🀩 fast photo printing❗️Not just that, it also with high quality printing & immediately sent to email πŸ“§ too. Excellentβ€ΌοΈπŸ‘πŸ»

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More details via http://www.facebook.com/gngstudiobooth

(iv) Mini brrrloon (balloon🎈) colouring πŸŽ¨πŸ–with @brrrloon

The 1️⃣st in Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ ~ auto-inflate colouring πŸŽ¨πŸ– brrrloon 🎈

  • 1️⃣st, colour 🎨 it with Sharpie/ magic colour pens πŸ–(very therapeutic)
  • 2️⃣nd, hit ✊🏻 the center (use your hand 🀚 to hit πŸ‘ŠπŸ» aΒ mini packet inside, not a hammer πŸ”¨ ya πŸ€ͺ😜)
  • 3️⃣rd, shake πŸ‘‹πŸ» it…shake πŸ‘‹πŸ» it…(only hand 🀚 shakes πŸ‘‹πŸ» la…not your body πŸ•ΊπŸ‘―β€β™€οΈπŸ‘―β€β™‚οΈ yaπŸ€£πŸ˜†)
  • 4️⃣th, observe πŸ‘ & view πŸ‘€ the brrrloon 🎈grows (so magicalβ€ΌοΈπŸ’«πŸŒŸ)

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This mini brrrloon 🎈can last for 2️⃣ months ya πŸ˜‰

More details via http://www.facebook.com/brrrloon

Ohh….No food❓⁉️

Ha…Ha…Just that SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» & friends πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘« were all too into the activities

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The beautiful tasty πŸ˜‹ cool drink 🍹prepared at the party πŸŽ‚πŸŽ‰πŸŽŠπŸŽˆ

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The most involved activity done at this party πŸŽ‚πŸŽ‰πŸŽŠπŸŽˆwas photosssπŸ“ΈπŸ“Έ…selfies🀳🀳….wefiesss…chit chatsssπŸ—£πŸ‘₯πŸ‘€πŸ‘₯, laughtersss πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ˜†πŸ˜†with friendsssπŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬

Really an enjoyable πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ exciting unicorn πŸ¦„ party πŸŽ‚πŸŽ‰πŸŽŠπŸŽˆattended❗️Truly awesome‼️

Erm…Shy shy asking softly, “Can SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» reserves a seat πŸ’Ί for your 6️⃣th birthday πŸŽ‚ party πŸŽ‰πŸŽŠπŸŽˆplease❓”

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