Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Celebrate Life with the Robin's Nest and Altered Pages!

I got some happy (e)-mail in my inbox recently from Jean which was titled a 'Silly Collage for You' so I just had to open it straight away!  I wasn't disappointed either as on it was the most adorable picture of spring colored chickadees.  You know the type you see under lights in the animal nursery exhibits at most local/country shows.  Being a lover of birds especially the bright and colorful I just knew it was going to feature on my next project.  The collage sheet with this image available from Altered Pages is called Spring Whimsy.

Throughout this month we have been cross promoting with the Robin's Nest who have a fabulous range of papers and embellishments perfect for all occasions, celebrations and adventures in life and I just love them. The AP Team were sent a range of their Spring and Easter Inspired Papers to use, along with some of the wonderful dew drops, embellishments, stickers and their rub-ons.

My finished Chickadee Card, with other Easter Papers and Dew Drops from the Robin's Nest.

Their Sorbet Glitter Papers part of their Easter Collection are some of my absolute favorites.  In-fact I used them on my last project here on the blog and I am using them again today!  Why.because they go perfectly with my Spring Chickadees. Don't you think?

A closer view of my Chickadee Card

I have simply torn a strip of the three colors and layered them onto my card base and then matted my chickadees onto a piece of yellow and my Celebrate Life Sentiment (one of the Robin's Nest Rub ons) onto a piece of pink.  Both of which I added a piece of pink washi tape to for some added interest. I chose not to embellish too much and rather kept it simple to let the image and papers shine and boy don't they shine?  I love the wonderful glittered effect of these papers.  My punched flower was a leftover from another project.

I think Spring and Easter is a wonderful time of year to celebrate life and the beauty around us, don't you?

Danie xx

NB.  As a side note I have to say I am not a huge fan of using rub on's but the quality of the Robin's Nest is truly fabulous.  They are one I am confident in using as they have always worked perfectly first time with very little effort needed.


  1. Too Cute Danie! That is a spectacular image and the sorbet papers from The Robin's Nest match perfectly!!

  2. The card is adorable! The colored peeps take me back to Easter years ago when the small town stores gave you colored peeps with a purchase ! Somehow the one year we ended up with 5 peeps (no wonder with a family of 4 girls)!! My oldest sister had to carry them up the hill to our street...thanks for the memories! I have to make her a card! grin!

  3. Lovely, bright and cheerful Easter card. Boy, those Robin's Nest papers go so well with that adorable AP collage image, too.

  4. Cute little chickies! Reminds me of the candy Peeps I've been seeing in the sores already! Anne, yourmainestamper

  5. What a super fun and colorful card!!! It brings back memories from my childhood of dyed chicks at Easter time. :-)

    1. we had them too and then would give them to a farmer who raised them to hens.

  6. Lovin the chickies! I almost bought some today! (candy ones)

  7. THESE little chicks are sooooo darn cute.... LOVE the colors!

  8. I love what you have created with this sensational photo, Danie! Fabulous glittery frame and fun torn paper layers!

  9. I am so diggin' this funky little card. I totally agree about the Robin's Nest rub on's. They actually work!