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Catered Crop–Good Birthdays Recipe Swap

The Catered Crop has a recipe challenge for every one.  Who doesn’t need birthday cards?    I always feel like I am rushing to get them done and popped in the mail on time (or only a little late).  So this is your chance to get a couple birthday cards made before the last minute!  Yeah!


2014-02-18 card WM


I escaped for a while into my craft room on Sunday afternoon. Wouldn’t you know that I finally find time to get up there and then  I can’t come up with a single idea.  That is when Pinterest really comes in handy.   After surfing around for a bit, I was inspired by this beautiful card by Joy Taylor at Simple by Design.  I used different papers and changed the layout a bit. 

Of course if you are looking for some birthday inspiration, Linda from the Catered Crop has put together this fabulous Pin-spiration board.    You can click on the photo below to go to the board.



If you are inspired to make some birthday cards, don’t forget to share them by posting your link at the Catered Crop



Catered Crop



Thank you for stopping by!  Have a great day


  • Stamps:  Beautiful Butterflies from Papertrey Ink, Today, Tomorrow and Always from Mark’s Finest Papers, Dream Text from Stampendous
  • Inks:  Tulip & Blush from Close To My Heart
  • Papers:  Papertrey white & kraft CS, Stampin’Up Vellum, My Mind’s Eye Six by Six Vanity Fair paper pad
  • Tools:  Sewing machine, Fiskars edge punch, Stampin’ Up photo corner
  • Embellishments:  May Arts burlap twine, My Craft Spot Toadally Green sequins, misc. pearls
  • Techinques:  Stamp kissing ~



Davi said…
So pretty, love the diagonal strips with the beautiful butterfly ;)
Sandra H said…
Oh wow stunning x
lalkygirl said…
what a fab card ,love the pretty colours and great layering
Thanks for joining us at MIM and good luck
Tracey x
Carrie Taylor said…
Lovely card thanks for sharing over at crafting musketeers butterfly challenge.

Carrie Crafting Musketeers DT Member
Debbie said…
I do love the sparklies! Awesome design, layout, and embellies! Good luck in The Corrosive Challenge this fortnight!
DebbieM - TCC DT
KristyLee said…
Another breath taking card. I admire your talents! I love your LO w/ all of the sideways papers. Beautiful butterfly, and love your embellishments!
Barbara Bruder said…
Cheryl, your card is fabulous. I really like the buttons in the vellum sewn pouch.Pretty DP and like that butterfly with the pearl body.Thanks for joining us at the Craft-Dee BowZ challenge this month. Join us again soon. Hugs, Barbara
Fran said…
Beautiful , thank you for joining us over at the Crafting Musketeers this month , Fran (DT) xxx
Lovely card. Great use of colours and embellies.
Thanks for joining in the fun at Hiding in My Craft Room.
Lena’s Creations
Pia S said…
Beautiful layered card, love the twine and bling, such lovely details with this butterfly design! I'm visiting you from MIM today.
Hazel said…
Thanks for sharing your lovely card for Crafting Musketeers 'butterflies' challenge, Hazel, DT Crafting Musketeers x
Sheena Brooks said…
Love all those delicious layers! Thanks for joining us this week at the Sister Act Card Challenge! Hope to see you again next week! Sheena B.
Nonni said…
What a beautiful collage card, everything goes together so well! Why don't you join us at with this beauty? :)
Amy Andrade said…
Wonderful Card! Fantastic Detail! I love all your layers of patterned paper. I would love for you to check out my blog. I'm offering blog candy for followers. Thank you for sharing with us at 613 Avenue Create. Amy A.,DT
kReN said…
Cheryl, love this card and always enjoy stopping by to see what you've done.

Thanks for joining us at the Tuesday Throwdown Challenge this week. Good luck and join us again next week!
kReN, TTdt
Come and see what I've done lately!
Diane said…
What a lovely and colourful take on Joy's card Cheryl !! Thanks so much for playing at Crafty Sentiments Designs !!

hugs Diane xx
pam hicks said…
lovely & colourful card ,thanks for joining us at Crafting musketeers Good luck Pam DT x
Elaine Stark said…
A beautiful card. Lovely colours and layout. Elaine
Elaine Stark said…
Forgot to say thanks for joining Top Tip Tuesday. Elaine
Gemma said…
Such a beautiful card thank you for joining us at Cards galore encore challenge
Gemma xx
Susan Kennedy said…
Gorgeous.. Love that pocket with the sequins! Love your butterfly, the papers.. Just wonderful!! Saw you on MIM!

- Susan
{Scrap A Thousand Words}
{Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges}
Asha said…
Stunning card, Cheryl, with lovely layers and a sweet butterfly. Thanks for sharing your beautiful project in our Winged Fairytales challenge at Tuesday Throwdown. We'd like to see you again next week. … x
Asha - Sunny Summer Crafts
Linda McClain said…
What a fun, fun card! Gorgeous, as always.
What a wonderful project! Thank you for joining us at Crafts Galore Challenge. I hope you’ll join us in our next challenge.

La-Vie B. – Crafts Galore Encore Challenge Blog DT
Follow me at C’est La-Vie Designs Unlimited, LLC
goldie said…
Cheryl,your card is fabulous!
Thanks for playing this week at Crafty Sentiments Designs!
Laura Love said…
How pretty! Thank you so much for playing along with us at Crafty Sentiments Designs! We hope you will play along with us again soon!
Anonymous said…
Oh wow, love it! TFS with us at OCS!
Laurie HIMCR said…
Beautiful! Thanks for joining us this week at HIMCR!

Hiding in My Craft Room
Samantha K said…
Beautiful card, lovely layout, well spotted card to case and you have done it wonderfully xx Thank you for joining us over at Top Tip Tuesday Challenges. Hugs Samantha K x
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