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Catered Crop–Safe Travels Recipe Swap

The latest Catered Crop recipe swap is “Safe Travels”.     Planes, trains, automobiles or anything related to travel all works for this fun challenge.

For my project, I inked up this Technique Tuesday stamp set that I won from Paper Craft magazine a while back.    The sentiment says “One’s destination is never a place but a new way of seeing things.”


2014-03-03 cc travel 2 WM


Here is another look.



2014-03-03 cc travel WM


As always, Linda has curated a fabulous Pinterest board to jump start our creativity.  Click on the image below to be taken to her board.


Be sure to link your “Safe Travels” create at the Catered Crop for your chance to be a guest designer.



Catered Crop



It has been a hard couple of weeks for my family.   We had to put Summer, who was a part of our family for almost 15 years, to sleep.    We still miss her and are adjusting to not having her in our home.


Summer photos

Thank you for stopping by.  I hope you have a great week.



  • Stamps:  All Aboard from Technique Tuesday
  • Inks:  Memento Rich Cocoa, Distress Inks Tea Dye
  • Papers:  Papertrey kraft & dark chocolate CS, Basic Grey Oxford 6x6 paper pad, Kraft Paper Outlet kraft CS
  • Tools:  Sewing machine, Paper piercing tool, Stampin’ Up photo corners punch, Martha Stewart foliage punch
  • Embellishments:  Tea Stain tag from Kraft Paper Outlet, misc. burlap, button & brads, Jenni Bowlin Malted Milk paint dabber



Davi said…
A beautiful card Cheryl! I love the vintage train and look with the colors and distressing! So sorry about your sweet furbaby! It alwasy leaves a big hole in the family when they are gone.
Davi said…
A beautiful card Cheryl! I love the vintage train and look with the colors and distressing! So sorry about your sweet furbaby! It alwasy leaves a big hole in the family when they are gone.
DIANA L. said…
I saw you on MIM I love the image and the burlap nice design stop by I would
Love to have you visit.
This is so sweet.
Your treasured friend left you with some wonderful memories .Enjoy them .
LOVE THE VINTAGE FEEL to this card and the image . Thanks for sharing on Make it Monday .
Your treasured friend left you with some wonderful memories .Enjoy them .
LOVE THE VINTAGE FEEL to this card and the image . Thanks for sharing on Make it Monday .
Maureen R said…
Love your card, all the natural tones and layers. Very special. Sorry about your doggie. I too have had to go through the same thing. It's miserable. Thanks for sharing with us this week at SACC. Good luck.
Maureen, DT member
Lisa B said…
Cheryl this card is stunning no bones about it. Everything from the tones, papers and elements you added ...they are perfect and down right beautiful.

Thanks you so much for playing along with our "One for the Boys" challenge over at the Sisterhood Of Crafters. Hope to see you playing along with our future challenges.
Sandi said…
Thanks for playing in our "SPOTS or DOTS!" Challenge #86!
Sandi ♥
DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!
and Pattie's shop
Home of Pattieboop and Allie!
A beautiful card. Thank you for joining us at Robyn's Fetish Challenge this week. Marlene DT
Mad Moose said…
A really beautiful card. Thanks for sharing it with us this week at Crafty Catz. Naomi x
Jo said…
A lovely card Cheryl. Thank you for joining us at the Cards Galore Encore Digi or Stamped image Challenge#3
Denise Goeldner said…
Great masculine card love the layout, very striking. Thanks so much for joining us over at Robyn's Fetish Challenge Blog, good luck and hope to see you next time
~ Denise DT ~
Laura said…
Such a great masculine card! Thanks for joining us at The Doodle Garden!
Janette said…
Really stunning card...
So sorry about your beautiful Dog, it's always so heartbreaking....
Thanks for sharing it with us at CraftyCatz this week.xx
Cindy Groh said…
I love this card. It is such a perfect male card. May I post a link to your card on my Manly Monday blog post? It's a post where I showcase masculine cards for my readers. Let me know if you want in on the Monday post and I'll send you a link to it after it goes live. My email is grohcm at gmail dot com. Send a link with an email so I can find your card again.
FABULOUS card Cheryl! Love the design with the texture and stitching! PERFECT! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood’s ‘ONE FOR THE BOYS’ challenge and please come back again soon!
one of the 'Sistahs'
The Sisterhood of Crafters
Pia S said…
Great masculine vintage design, love the color scheme and added texture! I spotted your card on MIM.
Deborah Adams said…
Hi Cheryl, Your card looks awesome, like how you did a tag behind your image. :D I also want to say I am sorry for your loss. I can understand how you feel. Beautiful pic's of Summer. Thanks for sharing and joining us at OSAAT.
Deborah OSAAT DT
NanaConnie said…
This is marvelous, Cheryl! Love the masculine theme and that great sentiment. Thanks so much for entering our "Anything Goes" challenge at Doodle Garden this month. Good luck in the draw and we'd be honored if you came to play regularly in our monthly challenges.
NanaConnie DT
What a lovely vintage train card you have made here which fits perfectly the Delicious Doodles Challenge this week of “One for the boys”. Thank you for entering and best wishes in the draw. Kym (Delicious Doodles Challenge Blog Design Team Member)
I love your card Cheryl!! Love the masculine look to it!!
Tammy Miller said…
What a great project, very cute!! Thanks so much for joining us for our March Anything Goes Challenge at Catch the Bug, I hope you join us again very soon.
Nikki Byrne said…
Stunning card, fab image and I love the sewn details! Thank you for joining us this week at OSAAT and good luck. Hugs NIKKI DT
Jo Ann said…
This is great...Wonderful papers and inking. Thanks for joining the fun at our neighborhood---613 Avenue Create! God bless, always.

Linda McClain said…
Cheryl, I'm so sorry to hear about Summer. What a sweet puppy. You know I love everything you do, but I'll say it again. This card is stunning - as always.
Ema M said…
Love this! Saw it on MIM and had to come get a closer look. :)

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