Sunday, 31 January 2016

A crow and a chicken

It's been a dreary old damp day again ... our weather is completely up the left at the minute!  Snowy showers yesterday, rain and storms due again this week and then a colder snap towards the end of the week.  Not a bit of wonder half the country has the sniffles!  Good crafting weather though ;)

If you'd asked me a while back if I wanted a crow stamp, I would probably have said No.  But then again, I never knew that a crow could be so charismatic!  I love the slightly quizzical expression ... I'd love to know how Holly can draw such fab images with just a few strokes of a pen!
Crow stamp from Eat Cake Graphics ..
5073-E Crow Flapping Wings

Watercoloured BG;  weather die cuts from Lawn Fawn; Simon Says Stamp birthday die (cut using black funky foam).  Bling from stash.
My second card uses this fun farmyard set from My Favourite Things.  I popped my little chicken and nest up on dimensionals, and paper pieced the nest as I didn't have a pencil to match the yellow DP.
Dienamics photo frame die and wonky circles die.


12 comments:

  1. Love these feathery fun cards Lynne, such a great scene with the crow and the chick cArd is fabulous and very welcome at AYLI...good luck xx

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  2. Awww...love your sweet Ruby popping up there at the top of your blog :-) Your card is adorable, as always, my friend! Thanks for sharing!

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  3. Two great cards, Lynne! For some odd reason we have quite a few crows who come and go from our garden. I find their antics hilarious, although I doubt if the smaller birds enjoy having them around, Jo x

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  4. I especially like your little chick card. Too cute!

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  5. Both cards are fab! You're right about that crow. He's pretty awesome. I like your chicken, too. It's funny how little stamps like these can really be perfect for so many cards. They add the perfect bit of whimsy.

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  6. Thanks for joining us at CTS! I love your watercolored background and who knew that a crow could be such a standout!

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  7. Thanks for joining Allsorts challenge with this great entry, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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  8. Love both birdy cards they are brilliant and fabulous
    Thank you for joining us at Simon says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.
    Luv
    Debby

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  9. Two cute cards, beautiful both!
    Thank you for sharing this over at Allsorts Challenge;-))m

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