Thursday, February 3, 2022

Seize the Birthday #231 - Sparkle and Shine

Welcome to another great challenge at Seize the Birthday
This time we have a topping for you and it is Sparkle and Shine. 
Cathy is our hostess. 

If you are not into toppings, just make sure that it is a birthday card. 
 Here is the card that I made for this challenge. 

The foil is the shine and the glitz glitter gell is the sparkle.

Embossing folder by Altenew, Enchanting Vines
Spellbinder, Build a Winter Birdhouse
Honey Bee Buzz Words
Red foil paper
GKD Glitz Glitter Gell
Colorado Crafts Bunnie and Robins ( I had to add that little birdie)

Our Surprise Party Guest for the months of January and February is 
Vicki Hayes

Please see what our Surprise Party Guest and the rest of my teammates have done with this challenge. 

Thanks for stopping by and I always appreciate your comments! 


  1. So fabulous! That red is just stunning 🤩

  2. Barbara, this is adorable! I love the wintery little house with its mistletoe and the little bird on the doorstep (is it her house? or is she visiting?!) What a wonderful winter birthday card. Thank you for letting me come and play with you again this month! Vicky x

  3. Fabulous! I love all of that pretty texture, the awesome sparkle and that shiny foil paper! Any bird would love to shack up in that cozy cottage!

  4. Your red shiny bird house is very pretty with the cute little bird and sparkly snow. The embossed background is perfect with it. Fabulous card Barb.

  5. What a sweet card, I love that little birdhouse. Using the Glitz Glitter Gel is genius!! All those die cut elements are perfect and so stinkin' cute. And that background embossing is brilliant, it just brings everything together.

  6. OMG, that bird house is fabulous! I would want to live in it if I was a bird! Love the shine! Terrific card, Barbara!

  7. Too cute. I love the embossing and the foil and glitter. The little birdie is the perfect touch.

  8. Such a fabulous winter birthday card, Barb! I love that you chose red for the bird house! Such a happy card!

  9. Oh, stop! This birdhouse is so cute I can hardly stand it! Love it all dressed up for winter. You have the perfect embossed background with it, too. Fun stuff, Barb!

  10. Fabulous red shine and what a perfectly matching embossing! Makes for a charming, magical birthday card!

  11. What a sweet little birdhouse Barbara, it looks very glamorous in red and I love all of the embossed texture too, Cathy x

  12. Wowzers! I am in love with your textures!!!! And the fact that you obviously have photography skills. LOL! Gorgeous!

  13. This is so much fun. I love the shimmery red and fabulous textures in this adorable scene.

  14. Adorable winter birthday card, Barb! Love the embossed background too 😍