Sunday, 21 February 2016

Hey Chick for Lili of the Valley

Hello lovely peeps.



Here's my second LOTV Design Collective card for February.

I've used papers from the 'Sunny Side Up' 8x8 pad (retired) and the chicken from Little Critters - Hey Chick
 Obviously she has to have a name. She looks like a Matilda to me, I'm going to call her Tilly for short.

First I made my main background by painting white gesso onto some Kraft card with a damp paintbrush, which I then left to dry.
Next I coloured Tilly in with Promarkers
(Poppy, Daffodil, Tulip, Almond, Putty & Blender)

I die-cut a plain and scalloped circle from two of the papers to give Tilly a frame to sit in and then covered up her nest with some raffia. The flowers are from Wild Orchid crafts (Foundation White Blooms) and I've just added red adhesive gems in the centres (Kanban)


I would like to enter this in the following challenges:-
Fan-Tastic Tuesday #124: anything goes with a twist ... make it cute
Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge Blog #265 Anything Goes
Brown Sugar #186 - Anything goes
Winter Wonderland - Clean and Simple
The Ribbon Girl - February 'Use any image'
Lemon Shortbread - #9 - Anything Goes
Creative Inspirations #345 - Anything Goes + option of  a sketch
That's Crafty! - Circle It
Stamping Sensations - Anything goes

Thanks for stopping by,
Katrina x

13 comments:

  1. So sweet love the design and brilliant idea with the background and that raffia love and hugs Carole x

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  2. So pretty! Love her little nest and perfectly matched paper and flowers
    Lucy x

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  3. beautiful card and cute chick!
    have a nice day!
    hugs
    Bad Kitty's Craftroom
    >^.^<
    Fiki ❤

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  4. I love this card Katrina, it appeals to the Farmer's Wife in me!! xx

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  5. Cute card :) Love the chick and her nest, the papers and flowers are great too.
    Hugs, Kaz x

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  6. Lovely creation.Thanks for joining in at Creative Inspirations!
    CraftyNatalie: DT
    http://craftynataliesblog.blogspot.com

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  7. Lovely card with very cute image.
    Thanx for joining us at Winter Wonderland. xxx Plony

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  8. Such a sweet chicken image and great choice of colours Kat, many thanks for joining us at Stamping Sensations challenge this month.

    B x

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  9. Love the raffia for the nesting - cool idea~ Thanks for sharing it with Brown Sugar Challlenge~

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  10. Thanks for joining in our February 'use any image' challenge Katrina with your lovely card.
    Good luck!

    Anne x
    www.ribbongirl.co.uk

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  11. Very sweet card! Thanks for joining us at Stamping Sensations.
    Pinky

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  12. Sweet, thank you for joining our challenge at Lemon Shortbread this time
    x~KateE~x DT

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  13. Absolutely fab. Very cute chicken x

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