Saturday, January 25, 2014

Kick Back and Relax!

Hello Delightful friends and family!
Yay! It's the weekend ! Hope you all get to Kick Back and Relax!  I'm scheduled to work at the lss so I need to make this super quick.  I needed a masculine birthday card for my sister's boyfriend and so I managed to work it out to fit in a few challenges (specifically 2 newer ones )!!

TMS Challenge #233

Here are the Challenges:
2.  Cardz 4 Guyz - Monochrome for your Guyz (this is just their 2nd challenge!)

Designer Paper: FancyPants - Park Bench 6x6 pad (from the Taylored Expressions Key Ingredient Kit); Bazzill card stock including kraft and base; Neenah white for image
Stamps: Boys will Be Boys (Taylored Expressions - shoes and sentiment)
Sentiment Stamp (Paper Smooches - Sentiment Sampler - Happy Birthday)
Dies: Spellbinders Nestabilities - Scallop Oval
Ink: Memento Rich Cocoa; Distress Ink Antique Linen
Button, Washi Tape (stash); Darice Hemp Cord
Copics: E13, E15, E18

Thanks for visiting and enjoy the weekend!!

Have you not know? Have you not heard? The everlasting God, the LORD, the Creator of the ends of the earth, neither faints nor is weary. His understanding is unsearchable. He gives power to the weak, And to those who have no might He increases strength.  Isaiah 40:28-29



  1. Great masculine card Natalie! Love those shoes and sentiment! I'm sure your sister's boyfriend will love it! So glad you had time to play with us at Tuesday Morning Sketches!

  2. Great colour tones and I love the boot stamp. Thanks for playing along at Cardz 4 Guyz this week x

  3. You have used the sketch very well. I love those boots. I am so pleased you found us, thanks for joining in at Cardz 4 Guyz. Caz

  4. fantastic male card :) have a fun day!!!

  5. Wonderful masculine card, Natalie!

  6. Great male b'day card!!
    Thanks for playing along with us this week at Tuesday Morning Sketches!!

  7. Good idea for a guy's card, and glad you posted the sketch. I haven't visited you in awhile, hope you are doing well.

  8. Cute card! I love that fun image! Thanks for joining us at Seize the Birthday!

  9. Oh my goodness this card would be perfect for my dad if he were still living. He had boots just like that! Thank you for joining us at Tuesday Morning Sketches.

  10. A great fun male themed card - thanx for sharing with us at Cardz 4 Guys.
    Hugz, Jan (DT) xx

  11. Great card Natalie! I love the layout, papers and boots.

  12. Those boots are perfect for a masculine card! Cute card!
    I'm so glad you joined us at Seize The Birthday. :)

  13. What a cute and clever idea, Natalie :) I love the boots. Have a blessed day, friend. Hugs to you!

  14. Hi Natalie! It must be an extra challenge to do a card for a man...especially loving the colors and lace you usually use. This looks great though! Love those work boots :)
    You are a busy lady :) I hope you will have a little time to relax today.
    Blessings, Ceil

  15. Great masculine card! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Seize The Birthday!

  16. I love this manly card of yours. The DP's are great and the lay-out is fun! So glad you shared your wonderful art with us this week at Word Art Wednesday. We started a new Challenge so, hope you come join us again. Leaving you with God's Word in Galatians 5:1, "It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery."

    God bless always,
    JO ANN

  17. Wow what a great masculine card. Love it and I am sure he did also.

  18. What a great card!! Fun!

    Thanks for joining us at Sister Act Card challenge this week

    -Angeline DT

  19. Fantastic masculine card! Love the boots!