Tuesday, January 4, 2011

*She's 20*

and I can hardly believe it.

This little bitty girl:


















is 20 years old today:


















just like that, she grew up before my eyeballs!
::poof:: she became a woman.

what I love about her:
-she's kind
-she's gentle, yet strong.
-she loves with all her ♥
-she knows what she wants & sets goals to get there.
(she changes her mind too...but hey, she's a girl, she's got that priveledge, ha!)

-she's FUNNY!! sh'e's got a wit that won't quit
-she's got this laugh...the most contagious, recognizable, adorable laugh..
-she's exhillarating
-she's intoxicating (you can't get enough of her)
-she drives me batty (yes I love that about her)
-she makes me so happy
-her ♥ is as big as Texas, Alaska & Canada all put together.
-she's picky
-she's got gusto
-she's the best tv buddy ever
-she is a leader
-she's independent
-she's goofy
-she's serious
-she's a daddy's girl
-she's our life...♥

Happy Birthday sweet girl, I'm in AWE that you're done being
a teenager. There could never be a more beautiful you.

You're our gorgeous girl, our little girl (no matter how old you are)
we LOVE you and are so proud of you!
 m&d♥

This layout is one of my very favorites I've ever done of her.
It was published in Scrapbook Trends in May 2010 as Award Winning Style:

















and speaking of layouts....
it's "details" week over at the American Crafts blog ...
here's a little snippet of what I've got up there:














go the AC Blog to see it in full!

Also..one more thing!
Today @ 12:30 pm CST we Paper Girls are BACK from the holidays!
We'll be talking to you live about goals. Creative goals...plus LOTS more!!
Click here to go LIVE to the chat:















also...be sure to check out the Paper Life Blog!

p.s. I have to give a HUGE shout out to my sweet friend Leah
who designed my new blog banner for me!!
Isn't it gorgeous? That girl is SO talented!
You have to check her shop out:  SugarHillco: Bluebird Chic
and click on her name to go to her super creative blog!! I'm a huge fan!
xoxo Leah...thank you!

Have a great day!
xoxo,
~me.

11 comments:

Danielle Calhoun said...

awww, that made me tear up. they grow way too fast. Happy birthday to your sweet girl. I hope that she has an amazing day today.

Blossom inch said...

That is so sweet of you as a mom, yes a daughter always a "daddy's girl" and Happy Birthday Savannah.

Renee said...

Happy Birthday to your sweet daughter! Thanks for sharing this special day with us. She is beautiful!

Oooh, thanks, too, for sharing all of your goodies....your layout, the sneaks, your new banner....Wow!! Awesome post, Leslie!

Anna Sigga said...

What?!?! No way you can have a 20 year old - you are too young miss fabness!! :D

Happy birthday Savannah!

Mary said...

I'm sending birthday wishes to your "baby." It sounds like you've raised a terrific young woman. I hope you had a great holiday and that the new year brings a full measure of good things to you and your family. Have a great day. Blessings...Mary

Mel said...

Happy Birthday Savannah!!! Loved this post Leslie and my Mama heart is feeling for ya! (((HUGS))) to you and your sweet girl!

ellen s. said...

hey there Miss Ashe! just checkining to say hi and happy new year.

love your layout! 20? i am still in awe that you have kids that {ahem} old. you amaze me!

have a great weeek!

Lisa Andrews said...

Such a beautiful layout of your daughter. Love the pop of orange you added to the layout. Hope she had a fun birthday.

~Sasha Farina~ said...

20?!! holy moly! 20??!!!

Pam said...

Happy Birthday to your beautiful girl! I hope when my kiddo is 20 I look as fab as you!

~Joy-N-Jesus~ said...

your blog looks beautiful! Happy b-day to your baby girl! Your layout is gorgeous!