Saturday, 25 July 2015

Chicken card

Hi friends, I hope all is well in your world.
Yes it's Saturday yet again and so I have
my usual 'Less is More' card to share
with you.

It's a recipe this time and......
 

Snippets


The lovely 'Queen of CAS' Chrissie's our 
glorious leader over at 'LIM' is celebrating a big
 birthday this weekend. (Ssshh .....70.......I know
 ...I know....I don't believe it either!!!) So anyway
 it's Snippets for Chrissie. 
Happy Birthday Chrissie!!
 

Hmm...... I pondered and pondered,  hunted
around in my 'snippets' pots......ahem...I have 
so many a few around. 
 
 
Then I saw this cute little  chicken die which
had been cut out and left to fend for itself.
I know Chrissie loves chickens so.... now I
 had a plan.
 
 
 I coloured it with some distress inks. Then I
looked through my box of snippets....yes I 
have pots AND boxes of them! Anyway I 
spied a few printed sentiments. 
 
 
I cut one out using a wavy die on both sides.
I used a bit of distress inking on the embossed
 chicken bits.I embossed  the sentiment too.


 I added a small star painted to  match the
 sentiment and job done.Chrissie is a star after all
isn't she ;)


Hmm does that chicken look as if it is heading
back up to the chicken coop ?.......I think so ;) 


ps. Have a lovely weekend, we went to see our
new granddaughter yesterday and we are 
babysitting  her tomorrow too. Our grandson is
 off to a party with his parents! 


Pleased to report that Amelia now smiles at me
 instead of just a puzzled look and a frown lol.
She has a middle name now too Amelia Ai-Mei.
 
 
 Ai-Mei is pronounced I-Mae, Ai means
 'Love' and Mei means 'Beautiful'. Her lovely
Taiwanese mummy chose her second name.
Mummies name means 'beautiful flower'
......isn't that so lovely ;)



Right enough rambling, come and have a  closer
look at my card.....




Chicken, Distress inking, CAS



White Linen card
Die-namics stitched rectangle die
Chicken die ...Cuttlebug?..very old anyway
Lawn Fawn stitched die (on sentiment),
 used on both sides.
Star from same Die-namics set
Pink Petticoat Sentiment
TH Distress inks 
Darice embossing folder
Star gem from stash
 
 


16 comments:

  1. what a fun and lovely card, viv!! have fun babysitting your granddaughter!! love her first and middle names!

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  2. Fabulous card Viv!

    Hugs

    Di xx Less is More GD

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  3. Lovely card and fabulous colors. Hugs, Ankie

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  4. Smashing make and super colours

    Kathyk

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  5. Gorgeous card Viv and in my favourite colour too. Love both of Amelia`s names, the middle one is lovely.
    Lynne xxx

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  6. This is fabulous Viv, I love the design and wonderful colours.
    I hope you enjoy the rest of the weekend.
    Hugs Sue xx

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  7. This is one fabulous card...love those soft sweet colors, so perfect for a wonderful birthday card.

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  8. You are the Queen of CAS Viv, this is a beauty :) Jackie

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  9. Perfectly CAS and a gorgeous use of your snippets!!

    Big hugs
    Christine x

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  10. Wow, this is perfect for Chrissie, Viv. You know her so well :) There's something very satisying about using up scraps isn't there? Why don't we do it more often? I could make a whole box of cards just using up snippets!
    Thanks for sharing with us
    Anita x
    Less is More

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  11. Great sunny colours! Love the shapes! Enjoy the sunday! Hugs, Gerrina

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  12. Your card for Chrissie is magnificent, Vee, and I love how you set it up for the photo! She will be over the moon with how thoughtful your design is for her! I'm so happy to hear that Amelia Ai-Mei now recognizes you! It is such a wonderful feeling!! Enjoy every moment!! Hugs, Dee

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  13. Simply fabulous Viv and right up Chrissie's street too! She's going to love it! Great use of your snippets. Hope the babysit went well and what a lovely post about Amelia and Mummy's names and their origin. Thanks so much for sharing and taking part.
    Sarah xx
    Less is More

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  14. Fab card Viv, perfect choice of subject for Chrissie!
    What a beautiful middle name for Amelia and that special moment when she recognises you :0)
    Val x

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  15. Fab card for Chrissie Viv, she does love her chooks!
    Thank you for playing along with Snippets for Chrissie
    Anne
    "Less is More"

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Thankyou so much for leaving a comment, everyone much appreciated :) Viv xx

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