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Catered Crop Recipe Swap–Spring Fever

Although it seems like this crazy winter will never end, I think spring is finally around the corner.  I know it’s sort of dopey but it always makes me happy when I see the first robins and red wing black birds come back for the summer.  (I saw both this week!)

The latest Catered Crop recipe swap is “Spring Fever”.    As I already mentioned, different types of birds always make me think of spring.   When I was trying to decide what image to use for my Spring Fever project, I decided that almost nothing says spring more than bird’s nests and eggs.  



2014-03-17 CC Spring 2 WM


I love this image!  Wryn reminds me of my daughter (and a little bit of myself).  Every spring a bird will build a next in a bush we have next to our front porch.  We both loving watching their progress - building the next, laying the eggs, chicks hatching and lastly getting ready to fly away.


2014-03-17 CC Spring 3 WM


Be sure to join the Catered Crop recipe swap, Spring Fever.  Post your paper projects with a spring theme, whether Easter, Mother’s day, or a spring theme here.



Catered Crop


Thank you for stopping by!  I hope you have a wonderful week.



  • Stamps:  Wryn Eggcellent News from Tiddly Inks,  Mega Mixed Messages from Papertrey Ink
  • Inks:  Close To My Heart Tulip Ink
  • Paper:  Neenah Classic Crest solar white CS, Papertrey kraft & white CS, Bazzill Basics Blossom CS, October Afternoon Woodland Park 8x8 DP, Stampin’ Up Vellum
  • Tools: Sewing machine, Stampin’ Up scallop edge punch & photo corners punch, Martha Stewart butterfly punch, Papertrey Tiny Tags die, Big Shot, Copic Markers
  • Embellishments:  May Arts twine, misc button



Anita said…
Gorgeous card Cheryl. Love your clouds and the speckles on the egg are so cute!
Davi said…
Such a darling little image and so pretty with the dps! Beautiful card! Hope you get some warm weather soon, we are already pushing toward summer here in the desert, its supposed to be 92 today!
Becky said…
`Aww such a cutie image. Love the layout too.
Becky x
Alycia said…
Gorgeous! Your coloring is amazing. :) Thanks so much for sharing with us at Sister Act. -Alycia
L.Wilson said…
She's adorable! Love those spotted eggs, they add wonderful charm! Beautifully done. Thanks for entering Doodle Pantry Digital Challenge 44.
Kimberly S said…
Hi Cheryl! I was so happy to see one of your gorgeous cards entered in the Tuesday Throwdown Challenge this week. The coloring is simply beautiful, love the layers and twine, and of course the stitching too. Thanks so much for playing along! hugs, Kimberly S
As.I.Do.Rodos. said…
wonderful card layout and image. Thank you for joining us at Aud Sentiments challenge good luck Ginny ♥
Mynn xx said…
OH my goodness, this is FABULOUS!!! LOVE the gorgeous coloring--especially those eggs, Cheryl! Just stunning! :) HUGS and have a great rest of the week! Mynn xx

PS: I'd love for you to visit my blog (On a Stampage)--I've got blog candy! :)
Shelia said…
This is such a pretty card. Love that darling image that you have colored so beautifully!! Thanks for joining us at DRS Designs this week!
verybellemakes said…
Such a perfectly coloured image, love the papers and overall layout too! Thanks for joining the Crafty Girls Challenge, hope to see you again soon.

Victoria DT
Jo said…
A lovely sweet card, beautifully coloured and a fab colour combo. Love the stitching too. Thank you for joining us at the Cards Galore Encore Digi or Stamped image Challenge#3
Jennifer Scull said…
oh Cheryl, this is precious! I love the little specks you added to the eggs. it makes them seem so real! you are just so very talented. :)

thank you so much for joining our 'anything goes' challenge over at The Doodle Garden Challenge Blog! it's great to have you join us for our very first challenge! :)

Jennifer Scull said…
(also, I am on the DT for Oddball Art, a new challenge blog and store. we just started our first challenge as well. the theme is 'use a digi'. you are welcome to add this cute card to the challenge there, too.)
karalschuknecht said…
Beautiful card, and such great paper choices. Thanks for joining us this week for "Anything Goes." Good Luck.
Karal DT for QKR Stampede
My Blog: Karals Creative Corner
Karin said…
Hi Cheryl! Just making sure this gorgeous card of yours was a winner at DRS Designs! Hope you are well :)
Karin said…
oops! ^^^ making sure "you know"...
Linda McClain said…
I saw a Cardinal this week! I love your card and how it embraces Spring. So Sweet!
Wow love this card, fabulous image and makes you feel so spring like, thanks for sharing with us at crafts and me, hugs Liz xx
Taniaj Scott said…
Great project.Thank you for joining us at Aud Sentiments for our anything goes challenge . Hope you will join us again hugs Tania (DT)xx
Lau W said…
WOnderful ! So nice colouring ! Thanks for your participation at the Paper Creator challenge !
HI Cheryl, I love your card. Such a sweet image and beautiful card composition.
Thank you for joining us at Copic marker Spain.
Cheers, Aurora
Elena F said…
Thanks for join us at Copic Spain´s first challenge. Tomorrow will start a new challenge. Come back to know who is the random winner in a few days. Elena F.
So beautiful!
Thanks for share at Copic Spain!
You have a prize to claim.
Hugs, Cristina.
ccroll said…
Hi Cheryl,
Gorgeous work as always!

I would love to see if you are interested in a Tiddly Inks DT spot....

Please email me if you are...fingers crossed. :)

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