Monday, April 14, 2014

Catered Crop–Think Green Recipe Swap

The latest Catered Crop recipe swap is up!  With Earth Day on April 22 and National Arbor Day on April 25, it’s the perfect time to Think Green. Just make a project that includes the color green and come join our party at the Catered Crop.

For my project, I dug out a photo of of our sweet Summer was taken about a year ago.   Although I have been pretty lax about scrapbooking the last few years, I really wanted to make sure I created a page with this photo for my daughter’s scrap book.   We lost Summer, who was a member of our family for almost 15 years, in February so this page seemed especially important to me.


2014-04-15 CC Green WM


After finding some paper that used a lot of green in it, I used lots of various odds and ends that I found in my craft room.  I mixed various stickers and die cuts from other projects to create this page. 

As always, Linda has curated a fabulous Pinterest board to get our create mojo working.  (Don’t you just love her boards?)    You can go directly to Linda’s “Green”board by clicking on the photo below.  (I was totally excited to see that one of my projects was on the board!  Woo hoo!  It makes me feel like a crafting celebrity.)


Green Mosaic



After being inspired, don’t forget to come back and link your “Green” project at the Catered Crop.


Catered Crop




  • Papers:  Papertrey Kraft & Ripe Avocado CS, My Mind’s Eye Indie Chic Citron 6x6 paper pad, Starbucks coffee sleeve
  • Tools: Sewing machine, Big Shoot,  Die-namics Simply Scallop die, Fiskars edge punch, Papertrey Journaling Tabs die, Sweet ‘N Sassy Stacking Hearts die
  • Embellishments:  Jillibean Soup kraft mini brown alpha stickers & Vacation Soup labels, Cosmo Cricket Storytime Tiny Type stickers, Thickers Cupboard chipboard stickers, misc button, May Arts burlap twine



Susan Hogan said...

Cheryl, this is such a wonderful photo and your layout really does it credit. A great tribute to a loving and loved pet. Thanks for sharing it with us at our current challenge at Unstampabelles. It is a beautiful page.

Neia Ribeiro said...


Denise Pustelniak said...

You have a fantastic LO and I love it when our pets just seem to jump in front of the camera! LOL!
Thanks for joining us at Lasting Memories

Wendy said...

What a beautiful way to remember your pet. Thank you for sharing with us at Craftyhands, good luck! Xx

Sandra H said...

Oh this is truly one lovely creation so beautifully presented xx

Crafty Judith said...

Fabulous project hun and thank you for sharing at Craft my life All Crafts Challenge Blog - very good luck hugs Judith DT xx

Maria@Crafty Cre8tions said...

Beautiful page. She has such soulful eyes. I'm sure you guys miss her, but this is a great page to keep her memory alive :)

KarenB said...

What an amazing page to remember your beloved Summer.

Crafty Judith said...

fabulous make and thank you for sharing at Crafty Hands very good luck hun Judith DT x

Renee B. said...

What a lovely page to remember your beautiful Summer! Pets are such a wonderful part of our lives but boy does it hurt when they leave us!
Hugs, Renee

~ginny said...

What a fun photo of Summer! Such soulful eyes! Your layout is very nice with a delightful collection of papers and die cuts to frame the photo. Thank you so much for sharing your project & creativity at our house!
~ginny, DT for 613 Ave Create:
#68 ATG [with optional "Reuse or Recycle in honor of Earth Day"]
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carol said...

Gogeous creation, thanks for playing along with us at CRAFTY CATZ x carol

Jane said...

Truly beautiful and touching. Thank you for sharing with us on UnstampaBelles.

Donna Maligno said...

Awww! This is just so cute! thanks for joining the Craft-Dee BowZ challenge this month!

Unknown said...

such a beautiful scrapbook layout Cheryl!!! very cute and a really great reminder of this beautiful dog... Thank you so much for joining us in our Animals challenge at Crafty Catz !
Mirella DK
DT Crafty Catz challenge – Cute and Crafty Cards by Mirella

Michele said...

Oh gosh this brought a tear to my eye!! Such a great page and I am LOVING your title. Your daughter will love that in years to come. Thanks so much for joining us at Lasting Memories this Week!

Linda McClain said...

Oh that sweet, darlin' nose. What a great tribute!

Crafty Judith said...

Fabulous project hun love it and thanks so much for sharing with us at Craft my Life All Crafts hugs Judith xxx

Granmargaret said...

Lovely layout. Thank you for joining the challenge at Unstampabelles

Anonymous said...

haha Super cute scrapbook page and lovely way to remember Summer, hugs me x

coldwaters2 said...

Oh my word Cheryl this is awesome that picture is magical, the LO is superb, love it.
lorraine x

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