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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.

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