Friday, January 11, 2013

Hey Sassy Pants, Happy Birthday! (STB 1)

Hello Delightful friends and family from a very wet and cold northern California!  Brrr, the wind off the ocean and the snow in the mountains makes for a very damp and cold afternoon!  Wish I could just stay in all day but duty calls!  Had to go pick up my grandson Jakob from school, then to the post office, later on it will be a trip to Costco!  Not looking forward to that at all.  In the meantime, I was able to play along with a new challenge site and get a birthday card finished up that I started last night.  Yeah!!
Here is the link to the new challenge blog (well, new to me) called Seize the Birthday.  And a fun sketch for this weeks challenge. In a nutshell, there are two sketches per month and the first week you make a feminine card, the second week a masculine card but they have to be birthday cards.  Be sure and head over there to get all the details!  I need to "beef" up my masculine card collection so this challenge sounds ideal for me!

Ingredients:  Stamps: My Favorite Things ( Pure Innocence, Cute-a-tude); Taylored Expressions (Many Minis - Occasions set of 20 - HBD and Wish Big)
Designer Paper: Crate Paper (Fourteen)
Card Stock: Bazzill
Copic Markers
Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black and Love Letter
Ranger Liquid Pearls
American Crafts: Ribbon and Glitter Buttons
Dies: Taylored Expression (In the Bag - label on front)
Spellbinders Nestabilities Scallop Ovals
Zots, EK Success 3-D dimensionals
Well, that is it for me.  Have a safe and enjoyable weekend!
I have been crucified with Christ; it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself for me.  Galatians 2:20



  1. so lovely, Natalie! thanks for joining us at Seize the Birthday!

  2. OHHHH! I LOVE how you mixed these papers!!! LOVE that little gal--super adorable! I have heard of this blog--must check it out and make some bday cards:)

  3. ps...hope you are a bit warmer!!! It was 80* here today! <3

  4. She is so sassy - I LOVE her with all your pink patterns. So glad to see you at Seize the Birthday!

  5. PRECIOUS!! Love that sassy little image and the sentiment is perfect! Lovely and fun, fun, card!
    Thanks so much for joining us at Seize the Birthday!

  6. this is such a sweet card and what a fun sentiment inside :)
    have a wonderful weekend!!

  7. oops forgot to thank you for joining us on Seize the Birthday :)

  8. Awesome birthday card. I love everything about beautiful!

  9. Such a sweet, sassy girl! LOL!! I love it and the papers you have used. So happy you joined us at Seize the Birthday!

  10. Darling card - I haven't done any paper piecing in a long time! Thanks for the inspiration.

  11. Too Darned CUTE Natalie!! Love your Sweet image and Darling dp's you paired with this little Cutie too! Super take on the sketch as well! 8-)


  12. Adorable card Natalie!!! Darling image with some attitude!

  13. Wow Natalie, what a beautiful card and I am with you! I need all the help I can get for masculine cards. Think I will check this site out. Hope you have a wonderful day in the Lord!

  14. This is so delightfully sweet! I love her little dress!
    Just popped over from Cindy Coutt's card class, and I'm so glad to know you!

  15. Oh Natalie, this is just darling! I love this sweet image, and the colors are so pretty. Simple adorable!
    Thanks for your sweet words of encouragement on my blog post. It means a lot.
    Hope to see you again soon at Word Art Wednesday.

  16. Natalie, this is so adorable! I LOVE her chevron dress! It's perfect! I hope you are having a blessed day! XOXO

  17. ps...thank you so much for your sweet comments on my blog, Natalie:) I hope you are doing well!!! LOVE ya!