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Twine Love Recipe Swap at the Catered Crop

I’m so excited about the current Catered Crop recipe swap.  It’s TWINE!  You know how I love twine. 

I was tossing around ideas in my head for my card when I found out that I needed a card for a baby shower.    That cinched it.  I immediately knew what I wanted to do.     Rarely does a card end up so similar to the idea that I had.  Yeah! 



2013-04-03 CC Baby card WM


I had a spare piece of white CS that I covered with Scor-tape and then wrapped with twine.   I adhered it to the back of the main panel with the letters die cut out.  The entire piece is mounted to the card base using dimensional dots (Zots).    Of course I threw in some extra texture using my favorite embossing folders and adding stars cut from some spare Starbucks coffee sleeves. 


Here is some additional twine love inspiration that Linda put together for you.   Click on the photo to go directly to the Catered Crop Twine Love inspiration board on Pinterest.



I hope that this has inspired you to join the Twine Love recipe swap at the Catered Crop.  Stop by the Catered Crop blog to link up your project.

Thank you for stopping by!  Have a great day!



  • Stamps:  Papertrey Tiny Tags II
  • Inks:  Colorbox Blue Lagoon chalk ink, Copic BG72 refill (to die ribbon)
  • Paper:  Papertrey & kraft CS
  • Tools:  Big Shot, Provocraft Seeing Spots embossing folder, Papertrey Block Upper alphabet die,  Papertrey Tiny Tags die, Die-namics Stacking Stars die
  • Embellishments:  May Arts burlap twine, The Twinery bakers twine (Ocean, Marigold, Seaweed), misc. button, Starbucks coffee sleeve, Cosmo Cricket Tiny Type Storytime alpha stickers




nwilliams6 said…
Fun way to use twine. Love the colors on this sweet card.
Lida_M said…
So nice!I like your idea!
Desire Fourie said…
This is so creative and beautifully photographed as well.
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Sonia said…
Hi my friend, I hope you passed a beautiful Easter holiday ^_^
Your creation is wonderful as always ^_^
A big hug,
Hope you will stop by and link this up at Craftin Desert Divas "Button" Linky Party.

kren said…
Love that twine behind the letters. Cool idea! TFS!

Annette said…
yay for twine... this is fabulous...
Sue - bearhouse said…
This is wonderful Cheryl. I love the cut out letters showing the gorgeous twine underneath. The colours and details are beautiful.
Sue xx
Riet said…
What a gorgeous card Cheryl.

Hugs Riet.xx
Outstanding!!!!!!!!! This is just perfect for the challenge!!
Lisa said…
This is so creative!! Love, love how you used the twine!! What a fabulous card!! Have a great day :)

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Sandra H said…
So beautiful and so talented x
Danni said…
Oh how creative!! Awesome card!
Donna Mosley said…
Beautiful card Cheryl, love the gorgeous design.

Donna x
Mema's Crafts said…
This is just so precious and very creative. I never knew what to do with twine on a card that wasn't masculine. What an inspiration. Thanks for joining us at Mema's Crafts and sharing your talent. We hope you come back often. Good luck in the draw.

Lucy Patrick said…
Such a creative way of using twine Cheryl, Wow!!! I love your whole card and design, thank you for joining in our "ribbon or lace" challenge at Paper Crafting Journey, XOX Lucy
linda said…
a great baby card! it's so cute and so very creative.
Davi said…
So very pretty Cheryl and clever using the string, creates great dimension ;)
Tracy said…
Look at you go girl! What a clever idea for the twine. Love this! Hugs!
Fabulous card! Love how baby is die cut out of the card front!!

Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog!

Nikki said…
Loving EVERYTHING about this card.... thanks for coming along with us on our first challenge at The Paper Nest Dolls... xo
Amber said…
Super cute, love the colors! Thanks for sharing!
Lisa Lynn said…
Cheryl your card is adorable. I saw that you posted it on MIM. The way you did the twine really caught my eye.
Shell said…
What a great idea! Thanks for sharing.
Shirley-anne said…
Inspiring . Clever as well .beautiful card . thanks for sharing on Make it Monday
Sheila H said…
The twine behind the negative die is a great pop of color - so pretty and quite eye catching! Thanks for playing along with 613 Avenue Create.
Shelly Schmidt said…
Wow- I love this so much! I have seen this with leaves, etc- but not letters- what an awesome idea : )
Angela D said…
Really fun card, love the colours, thanks for joining us over at the CBN Challenge this month
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Chris said…
So many great textures - I had to laugh because my cards seldom turn out how I had "planned". Thank you for joining me in my Amusing Challenge Anything Goes on Mar 31...I'm sorry it's taken me so long to pop over for a visit and I'm so glad I finally made it! :)
Ger said…
Lovely card, great use of twine. Thankyou for joining us this month at Crafty Bloggers Network.
Geraldine M

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