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Nathalia
Sacramento, California
Interests: Card making, stamping, crochet
Recent Activity
Yep, you read that correctly. My blog is moving. My new blog home is D28Studios.blogspot.com. I've enjoyed my time here at Typepad and it has been a wonderful home. But the time has come to move on. After looking at all the nifty things that other people's blogs were doing,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2012 at Joyful Living
Hi All! I just wanted to put up a quick post today to say that I'm still around. As the summer winds down, attorneys are back to work, which means so am I! So I have been SWAMPED with work, which is good because it means more money for crafting... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2012 at Joyful Living
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Last Friday Francesca challenged us to create a card using the colors in this fun fabric: Let me start off by saying that I absolutely stink at color challenges. I don't know what it is about a color challenge, but they just seem to stump me. I end up spending... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2012 at Joyful Living
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Hello. I just wanted to pop in and share a cute little British inspired card I put together. I have had a "Keep Calm and Carry On" stamp for quite some time, but haven't had a chance to use it. So when I saw Paper Craft Magazine's August Gallery Challenge... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2012 at Joyful Living
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Not quite sure what I did wrong, but some how I didn't save and schedule this post as I had thought. So here I am trying to rewrite it. I had some clever thing written about finishing the 100 in 1oo challenge on the same day the Olympics finished. I... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2012 at Joyful Living
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I love Saturdays, especially lazy summer Saturdays. California is in the middle of a heatwave and we've been threatened with rolling black outs if we don't conserve energy. So far we've been lucky and we haven't lost power. Thank goodness, because I wouldn't know what to do without our air... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2012 at Joyful Living
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I can't believe how time flies! I know it's been quite a number of days since I've posted anything (more than a week, eek!), but I hope to be back on track! Today I just wanted to share a BUNCH of cards that I've made using Authentique's Lively collection. So... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2012 at Joyful Living
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I am so excited! I found out yesterday, through the comments on my blog post, that I was one of the winners for Moxie Fab World's Tuesday Trigger! I had somehow missed MFW's post announcing the winners, but finding out through the comments sure was a fun way to find... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2012 at Joyful Living
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Birthday cards are not something that I find myself making very often. In fact the only reason I have made birthday cards at all lately is because I had those cute Martha Stewart chipboard stickers. I know, it's strange. Well, I wanted to think outside the box and try and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2012 at Joyful Living
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Can you believe it's Monday again?!?! Where does the weekend go? Anyways today is the last day to play along with Moxie Fab World's Hooked on Hexagons challenge. I wasn't quite sure what I wanted to do with the hexagons, so I started out by using Papertrey Ink's Hexagon Die... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2012 at Joyful Living
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Hello and happy Friday! I can't believe another week has zoomed by! I just wanted to stop in and share two cards I made for the Saturday Card Sketch Challenge over at Two Peas. This is the sketch: And these are my two cards: This was such a fun and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2012 at Joyful Living
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Hello and welcome! I'm so very glad you stopped by today because I want to share my first ever card for Moxie Fab World's Tuesday Trigger Challenge! The challenge is to create a card inspired by the inspirational picture. This week's challenge is entitled Sweet Season, and here is this... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2012 at Joyful Living
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Today is Papertrey Ink's July Blog Hop. I was really inspired by the colors for today's challenge. This is the card I created: I used Background Basics Chevron and each of the colors listed in the challenge to create the bottom of my card. I then fussy-cut the bottom of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2012 at Joyful Living
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I found this stamp, Happy Couple, at Unity Stamp Company , and I absolutely love it! I just think it's so darn cute! It's a set of three individual stamps -- the couple image and two sentiments -- in unmounted red rubber. It retails for $6.50, which is not bad... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2012 at Joyful Living
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Hello from a rainy, cloudy California. Man, the weather is crazy here today! I woke to thunder and lightening in the middle of July, no less. Yet it's so hot that we have the air conditioner going! So whether the excuse is the stormy weather or the heat, it is... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2012 at Joyful Living
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Here is my card for the Mojo Monday 250 Challenge! Time really got away from me this weekend. And I realized about an hour before the challenge closed that I hadn't posted anything yet. I loved the sketch and was determined to play along. So armed with the great sketch... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2012 at Joyful Living
Thank you all for your kind comments. You've made my day! Heather, these are too cute to sit in my card box. So I'm going to bundle them and send them off to my sister as a set.
Toggle Commented Jul 19, 2012 on For the Record Be Happy! at Joyful Living
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So I just have to come to terms with the fact that I am in love with paper. I love al l the cute patterns, and colors, and the possibility each sheet holds to become something beautiful and fabulous. I know that I said I wasn't going to buy any... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2012 at Joyful Living
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Hi. Just wanted to share a few more Halloween cards that I've put together. Project 64: Project 65: Project 66: Project 67: Project 68: Thanks for stopping by. Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2012 at Joyful Living
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Hello again. In my last post I had shared this card, and how it had inspired me to create an entire set. So here's the rest of the set: Project 60: I knew that I wanted to embellish this card with a flower, but I didn't have any that worked... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2012 at Joyful Living
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Hi and welcome. I wanted to share a card I put together for Sketch 249 from Mojo Monday. If you're not familiar with Mojo Monday, they are a great weekly sketch challenge site. A new sketch is posted each monday, and they have a gallery of all of their past... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2012 at Joyful Living
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Hello again. I have a couple love themed cards that I've put together and wanted to share with you. Project 56: Project 57: Project 58: Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2012 at Joyful Living
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Hi and Happy Halloween! I am in the midst of creating Halloween cards for Operation Write Home. It's a nice change of pace to work on holiday cards! So without further ado here are my cards for the day: Project 53: Project 54: Project 55: Enjoy and happy crafting! Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2012 at Joyful Living
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Wow, I can't believe that I'm half way done with the 100 in 100 Challenge. I have had such a fun time doing this. I have met so many wonderful and talented ladies and it has really pushed me to create and blog. So this has been such a positive... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2012 at Joyful Living
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Well, here we are in July. July! How in the world did that happen? Anyway, I thought it was about time to get a jump on the Christmas projects. So here a few Christmas cards I've put together. Project 48: Project 49: Well, that's it for today. Happy crafting! Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2012 at Joyful Living