Thursday, September 1, 2016

Chicken Wings!


Happy September, everyone!  Hope you're having a great week so far!  My card today is for three challenges:  Stamp Ink Paper's Wonderful Wings; Freshly Made Sketches' sketch; and Retro Rubber's Critter Time:
SIP Challenge 63RRCB 46

Now, don't laugh, but chickens DO have wings, so my critter is a chicken, from a set called Countryside, which is from 2010.  I pulled out some scraps from my bin, punched some circles, did a wee bit of stamping, and this is what I ended up with:


I always wanted a chicken wire stamp, but I never did get one! I did remember that I had a Crafty Secrets digital image, so I printed it out on some Naturals White cardstock;  the chicken is stamped in Cherry Cobbler, and each circle is sponged with a little Sahara Sand ink to give it a vintage look:


I stamped a "hello" (Papertrey's What the Doodle Feather) in Delightful Dijon, added some thick baker's twine and my country creation was done!

Pix from the last hurrah of summer at Dutch Wonderland:


Have a blessed day and thank you for visiting!

19 comments:

  1. LeAnne, you had me for a moment ... and yes, I would eat Chicken Wings for breakfast! Darling card, and I love the digi wire! Miss C. has a cute new hair cut!
    =]

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  2. LeAnne, your vintage chicken card is so sweet. Love the sponging as well as the mix of digital chicken wire with the plaid! Thanks so much for including Retro Rubber in your stamping fun this week. Always love seeing you in our gallery!!

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  3. LOL yes chickens do have wings! A dinner debate the other night was if they can fly, and after a google search it turns out they can, they are just not very good at it. Did you know they could swim too? Thanks for sharing your beautifully country card with SIP, and have a great day!

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  4. Wonderful vintage card. Love the mix of chicken wire and plaid, Thanks for sharing.

    Linda D.

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  5. What a pretty country card! The papers you chose are perfect with the chicken. Sweet pics of Cassidy!

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  6. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Retro Rubber, good luck!!! Amy DT

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  7. Ohh!! totally Country flair here!!! Fabulous mix of colors and patterns, that chicken wire digi looks fabulous.
    Thank you for sharing this beautiful card with us at RETRO RUBBER, hope to see you back in the gallery again soon.
    Hugs,
    Maria Rodriguez.

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  8. Wow! Awesome card! I love the chicken wire and yes, a chicken does have wings! Thanks so much for joining us at Stamp, Ink, Paper this week!

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  9. Hi LeAnne, love your combination of all the challenges here with your rooster card. I would not have thought of using a Rooster for our wings challenge. Kudos and thanks for joining us at Stamp Ink Paper this week. Carolyn xx

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  10. What a beautiful country themed card LeAnne! I love the all the dsp you used and yes chickens do have wings hehe! Thank you so much for joining us this week at Stamp Ink Paper:)

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  11. I love that you used a chicken for your critter LeAnne! Your card is beautiful. Thank you so much for joining us at Retro Rubber:)

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  12. Nice card, love the sketched you used to create your card. Thanks for playing along with Retro Rubber.

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  13. Wonderful CAS card with just the right finishing details. Yes chickens do have wings and sometimes they spread them out, we have about a dozen in our barn/yard as they free range! Thank you for joining us at Retro Rubber this fortnight!

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  14. Once again Leanne, just a wonderful card. Fabulous combination of the challenges and I really admire the way you make vintage look both simple and clean. Love that cherry cobbler chicken on his text background - definitely a critter!

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  15. Oh my gosh, Leanne! This card is so fabulous. I really wanted to use circles on my card but couldn't get it to work for me. You've made it look easy and have done it expertly! Love your choices of scrap papers, image and the perfect chicken wire printed paper. Just awesome, Leanne! Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches!

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  16. Such perfect patterns and colors on your classic card! Thank you for playing along with us at Freshly Made Sketches.

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  17. So inspiring! I never ever stamp on patterned paper but will start now! Thanks! Love the colors and patterns! So creative. Adorable pics too! Thanks so much for doing the challenge!

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  18. Hi LeAnne! I LOVE this card! I am totally going to case it! The mix of patterns and colors - spot on! LOVE! Thanks for playing along with us at Retro Rubber!

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