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Catered Crop Linking Party (FTR10)

Last week I was excited to be picked as the inspiration for the Follow the Link Party on Catered Crop. I was given the opportunity to follow my recipe to make another card for the Top Chef Quickfire challenge. (You can see my inspiration card HERE.)

I recently found the digital images from Wax Fruit Company. I totally love these digis. Even though I have a zillion digital stamps, I just had to splurge and purchase a new one for the linking party. Isn’t this bunny CUTE??!!

Here’s how the Catered Crop "Follow-the-Recipe" linking party works. It is easy-peasy!

  1. Use any of the ingredients (themes, colors, techniques, shapes, etc.) in my recipe to make your project. Just pick a few ingredients and then add your own spices to cook up something uniquely yours.
  2. Add your project using the InLinz (froggy) button on the Catered Crop link party post to join the party.
  3. Keep the party going by clicking on some of the other entries and leaving a comment or two.
  4. Be sure to list your recipe or tell us what ingredient you used from the sample recipe.
  5. Don't forget to link back to this post or include the "I Followed the Recipe" button on your blog (see the side bar to the right).

Here's myFTR10 recipe:

  • Pattern Paper – stripes, miniprints
  • Colors – pastels
  • Stamps – go digital, bunnies, butterflies, and flowers
  • Color Mediums – Copic markers, paint, white pens
  • Embellishments – burlap, pinwheels, twine, buttons, eyelets, brads
  • Tools – sewing machine, Cropadile, die cuts
  • Techniques – sewing, distressing
  • Theme – Spring

For my project, I used the following from the recipe:

  • Pattern Paper – stripes, miniprints
  • Stamps – go digital, bunnies
  • Color Mediums – Copic markers, paint
  • Embellishments – pinwheels, twine, buttons, eyelets, brads
  • Tools – sewing machine, Cropadile, die cuts
  • Techniques – sewing
  • Theme – Spring

I hope you will join the link party. It is so easy to join and a lot of fun!

Thank you for stopping by! Have a great week end!


Happy Easter!


  • Stamps: Bunny Pail digital stamp by Wax Fruit Company
  • Inks: none
  • Papers & CS: PaperTrey kraft CS, Neenah Solar Crest CS, Bazzill Apricot Canvas texture CS, My Mind’s Eye Stella Rose Mabel DP pad
  • Tools: Sewing machine, Big Shot, PaperTrey Victorian Lace border die, Cropadile, Copic markers
  • Embellishments: Misc. eyelets, brads, button, white twine (colored with copics), Close To My Heart pearl paint, Tim Holtz Distress old paper crackle paint , Starbucks coffee sleeve



Marie-Anne said…
What a lovely card.

Karen B. said…
Beautiful card! I love all the details you've added to highlight that cute image!
Maria Matter said…
Gorgeous Cheryl!!!
I love playing along with the Catered Crop, so happy that you are a 'muse' this time!
Off to check out the Wax Fruit Co!
Happy Easter to you & your family!
hugs & blessings!
Lisa Jane said…
what a cute little bunny - love the little windmills
Happy easter

Thanks for joining us at MAWTT this week for my recycled challenge
Lisa x
Anita said…
Wow, gorgeous card Cheryl. Love the image and your coloring. The layout and your little pinwheels are so pretty. I hope you and yours have a fabulous Easter!
Pat said…
Lovely Easter card, great image, thanks for sharing with us at The Crafty Pad this week.

Pat xx
Lori said…
Aren't you smart using a coffee sleeve...couldn't figure out what it was until I read your ingred....thanks for the inspiration and thanks for playing along with ABC DT Challenge.
Lori said…
Very cute Easter card! Thanks for playing with us at 4 Crafty Chicks this week :)

Happy Easter!
Delphine said…
This is gorgeous, Cheryl! Such a cute image and fantastic papers! I love the pinwheels too, so pretty! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake and good luck! Delphine xx
CĂ©line said…
fab card Cheryl,
love the layout and the image and pinwheels are so cute
thanks for sharing with us at fussy and fancy this week
Celine f&F dt
Hey Cheryl, this is beautiful and I LOVE the pinwheels!! Amazing coloring and details as always. Thanks so much for playing at WHOOPSI DAISY and STAMP-N-DOODLE this week!!:)
Kathy and Lucky said…
Such a cute little card, love all the details you have behind the image, and the image is so sweet. Have a wonderful Easter.
Fiona said…
gorgeous card, great colour combo and I love all the layers...very pretty.

Thanks for joining us at Dream Valley this week.

Louise said…
This is such a great card! I love the image and your finishing touches are lovely.
Thank you so much for joining us at Little Claire's this week x
Audrey Pettit said…
EEEK! My gosh, this is SO adorable, Cheryl! I love, love, love that bunny image, and look at your gorgeous tiny pinwheels. I'm smiling inside because I just did a project with pinwheels myself. I guess great minds think alike. :)
SO happy you shared this cutie with us at The Kraft Journal.
Hi Cheryl, love your card - it has fabulous texture and colour, and I love that cute little bunny! Thank you so much for joining in the fun at MAWTT this week - Sylvia x
PS - Hope you and yours are having a happy Easter.
Janna Werner said…
Heya Cheryl! Lovely easter card! Happy easter to you as well :) Have a lovely weekend! Janna
Stempeltiger said…
Such a sweet card Cheryl!
Love the cute bunny and the wonderful papers and embellis.
Great work.
Wishing you Happy Easter.
Hugs, Swantje
Kitty said…
So cute and perfect for Easter!

Thanks for playing along with us at MAWTT for our recycled challenge and hope to see you for the next challenge, and good luck!

Kitty xx
deesdesigns said…
What a lovely Easter card. Awesome image that can be used for other occasions.Thank you for helping us celebrate our one year birthday at Aud Sentiments!
Pami said…
Great card Cheryl, I love the pin wheel flowers. Thanks for playing along with us at MAWTT this week. Good luck. Pami x
Jack said…
I can see why you had to have this image - just sooooo cute. Great card too. Thanks for joining our challenge at Dream Valley. xx
Annette Bowes said…
Beautiful card Cheryl! Love all your pretty layers! Cute Pinwheels, those carrots look good enough to eat! Happy Easter, take careX:)
Sara I. said…
Simply fabulous Cheryl!! Love the pinwheels down the side and you've colored this image gorgeously! Wishing you and your family a wonderful Easter!
Tracy said…
Okay I'm just lovin' this card! That awesome punched border with the texture and those darling little pinwheels--I mean the image was already fabulous and then you add all that other great stuff. SUPER card! Thanks for sharing it with us at The Kraft Journal!
Tamie said…
Great card! Looking at it I am thinking of Peter Cotton tail and the bucket. Your coloring is beautiful and I like the layout of your card. Thank you so much for sharing your creation with us at 4 Crafty Chicks. Happy Easter.
Crafty Chris said…
Gorgeous card, Thanks for joining us at DCD.
Chris x
Liza said…
Gorgeous work, I love all the layers. Thanks for joining us this week at CCC.

Liza x
Joanne Gilch said…
luvin the bucket o bunny with his carrots and the pinwheels.
I love all the beautiful layers on this goregous card...and that image...ADORABLE. You colored it perfectly too! thanks so much for playing along with us at The Kraft Journal!
Mary C said…
This card is gorgeous Cheryl. I love all the different layers and the colors that you used. Thanks for playing with us this week at Going Grey with Scrap-Creations and Good Luck!
Riet said…
What a gorgeous card Cheryl.

Hugs Riet.xx
Anne Marie said…
what a fun challenge! (I'm a huge fan of Top Chef, too! Haha!) THis is just adorable, Cheryl. Such a sweet image and you colored it beautifully. As always, your paper mix is perfection! But those little pinwheels...eeeek!!! SO adorable! :)
Rachel Hope said…
Awww, so sweet! How fun! Thanks for playing with us at Catered Crop!
Happy Easter!!! Yes - adorable image!! I don't know how that bunny is not eating those carrots though :)

My favorite parts of this card are those pinwheels and the corrugated punches on the leftside!!
Awesome :)
Such a great card!! LOVE IT!! :D
Ellis said…
Lovely card, thanks for joining us at NetteG's digital gems!
Hugs, Elenor
1CardCreator said…
Happy Easter this is adorable!
runzalot81 said…
I hear ya on the zillions of digis but still buying the real thing. This was a very smart choice! That stamp is adorable and you interpreted it beautifully!
Sammibug said…
Great card! Love the little pinwheels!
Sammibug said…
Oops, I forgot to say: Thank you for sharing your creation with us at Shelly's Images!
coldwaters2 said…
Oh wow Cheryl this is excellent, those papers, the image along with the design and colours look totally fabulous thank you for joining us at Aud sentiments
Lorraine x
Teri said…
What a pretty creation hun! Love the bunny at the end!
Thanks for playing at the Delicious Doodles Challenge this week, good luck with the draw!
Teri x
Emily Leiphart said…
How cute!! I love that bunny in a bucket of carrots. LOL Your colouring is gorgeous, as always, and I love those little pinwheels. The die cut corrugated border with stitching intrigues me. It looks fabulous!
Karin said…
Your mini pinwheels are just uber cute! Your coloring just keeps getting better and better...The aluminum bucket looks fantastic! Lovely layout too :) Hope you had a great Easter!
What a cute, cute creation! LOVE that bunny and your coloring is PERFECT (as always!)

Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood this week. We hope to see you again real soon!

The Sisterhood DT
Hazel (Didos) said…
Ah this is super, Thanks for playing on Crafty Sentiments this week , Love Hazelxo
Ildiko said…
Just seen yr link at WFC so here I am to see and WOW this is gorgeous and just seen you entered this card at our challenge at Delicious Doodles, thanks playing along this week
Gry said…
Adorable card! That bunny is so cute! Love your patterned papers!

Thanks for joining CCC's recycle challenge!

Hugs, Gry
Denise said…
Your card is GORGEOUS!!! I love the image, but even more, I LOVE your pinwheels and left border which looks like it is 3 dimensionall?! Absolutely fabulous!
TannyP said…
That bunny really is adorable =) I love the pinwheels and papers - and especially that border! Thanks for joining in the Sisterhood of Crafters Easter Eggstravaganza!
Sharon said…
What a beautiful creation.
Thanks for joining us at Penny's Paper Crafty this time, hope to see you again soon.
Sharon x
Christel said…
Thanks for joining Creative card crew this week!
Hugs Christel
Stephanie said…
Lovely card! Thanks for joining us at Shelly's Images.
Val said…
Brilliant card. Thank you so much for joining us at MAWTT this week. Please come back again.
Fun card and cute bunny photos. Don't know how you manage to fit in all these challenges.
Pauline said…
This is a fab Easter card, so much texture here, it's fab! Love the little pin wheels, they are so cute!!
CraftyC said…
Gorgeous card Cheryl and beautifully embellished.Thanks for taking part in this weeks CES Challenge
Micki said…
again, this is gorgeous. love how you design your cards...... love the corrugated paper edge. Absolutely beautiful.

Holy Cow!! How do you know about ALL these challenges?? AMAZING! You ARE the challenge queen you know! LOL! I LOVE this bunny and I'm still staring at that border. It looks like metal! WOWZERS! You are AWESOME kiddo! Thanks for playing along in my That's Krafty Thursday challenge! {{{hen hugs}}}
Trinh said…
Such a cute design! Thanks so much for playing in a Mami Doodles challenge!
Anonymous said…
Cheryl this is just adorable, love the bunny image and the cute little pin wheels too! Thanks so much for playing along with Paperplay this week!!
Tammy said…
This is ADORABLE Cheryl!! I love that bunny image!! Your papers and embellishments are fantastic! I need to try and make the little pinwheels because that are sooo cute!!!
Amanda said…
Lovely card - thanks for joining in with our Easter challenge at Craft Your Days Away.

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