Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Featured in Berita Harian Minda


Last week I was contacted by the Berita Harian - Minda,  journalist Ms. Khairunnisa who was keen on featuring me in the Tips and Panduan section that's dedicated generally for school kids. This particular section of the paper guides school kids to do DIY projects at home or at school. So I was asked to co-write the article and guide the kids with some tips on how to make a very simple handmade greeting card.

Sounds simple enough right? hahaha.....well, I had trouble deciding how to do it at first. I thought of doing quilling or pop up cards, but the journalist insists that the card had to be something very simple so that the kids can easily do it at home with their limited tools and materials. So in the end, I wrote a step by step instruction on how to make a simple handmade birthday card, including several photos of the process itself from beginning till the end. But looks like only 4 photos showed up in the article hehehehe. Oh well, there isn't enough space to show all of them anyways. :)

Everything was done and arranged through email. I never even met the journalist because she's working in Kuala Lumpur. So we just corresponded online. This is the first time for me to actually write something for the paper and it's pretty exciting. It was a little difficult as well since I'm not used to writing in Malay...hehehe.....so I had to write and edit several times to make sure people can understand what I'm trying to explain hehehe. All in all, it was a good experience. I'm so glad I took the chance and did it in the end. :)

I'm sorry I couldn't scan the article.....something wrong with my scanner and I don't know how to fix it huhuhu....so I was only able to take photos of it using my digital camera. I was hoping the article can be found online at the Berita Harian website, so that I can link it here....unfortunately it's not available there. So, this is the best that I can do for now...sorry ya. :(

Thank you so much to Ms. Khairunnisa for giving me this opportunity. I really really appreciate it! :) Yay!!!

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12 comments:

Grace to You said...

Wow - another great opportunity!! Congratulations! :)

chocobumbum said...

oh wow! congratulations!

Noor Azlina Abdul Samad K. said...

Sandi...thank you!! :)

Chocobumbum....thank you!! :)

mangosteenskin said...

weweiiiiiittt!

congrats lin! another features! I'm sure those who love crafts will pay attention to your tutorial.

teringat zaman2 skolah dulu, kalau ada turorial mcm ni dalam paper, mesti mango rasa org yg buat crafts tu tentu sangat otai, and wanna be like him/her.

Aisyah Helga said...

Congrats,Lin!

FAWA said...

tahniah kak lyn....mcm kata mango...wah dah ala2 selebrity...hi hi

Noor Azlina Abdul Samad K. said...

Thank you Mango!! Appreciate it very much! Hehehe....tak sangka kan...one day you and I jadi macam orang dalam paper tu. Rasa kelakar pulak...ekekekeke....a dream come true :)

Aisyah...thank you so much!!! :)

Miyyah said...

congrats lin! u deserved that! :D

Noor Azlina Abdul Samad K. said...

Thank you so much Miyyah! :) :)

Noor Azlina Abdul Samad K. said...

Terima kasih Fawa...dah ala2 selebrity ke K.Lin ni? ekekeke....takdelah Fawa...mana ada...hehehehe

fadzni & azilah said...

congrats kak lin! saya doakan kak lin terus2 suksess!!!

Noor Azlina Abdul Samad K. said...

Azilah...thank you so much dear!!! :)

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