Tuesday, August 9, 2011

"Chicken" Up

Love this play on words - "Just Chicken Up on You"
Don't forget the theme this week at Pile it On is down on the farm and
how appropriate is this card!

The Creative Details:
Image: My Favorite Things Stamps
Colors: Copic Markers in napoli yellow leaf green, willow, sand, reddish brass, cool grey, crimson
Inks: orange and ochre (Marvy for sponge technique)
Embellishments: corrugated paper, twine, ribbon, pearls, paper flower, metal brad

The Challenges:
365 Cards - odd number of embellishments
Catch the Bug - anything goes
Charisma -Pick three-flower, pearls, glitter
Everybody Art - summer
Fresh Brewed - Hot colors
Pile it On: Down on the Farm
Kaboodle Doodles: Primary colors
Sassy Studios - Get Sentimental
Top Tip Tuesday - straight line
Use it Tuesday - Indian summer (hoarded item is the stamp)

Take some time to "Just Chick Up" on some one!
Stay Warm Harted,


  1. love the sponge technique - something which I should also try doing. =)

    Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles!

    Blog: “Let’s Get Scrappy!”

  2. What a great card and that sentiment is FAB! Not heard/seen that one before - Love it!

    Thanks so much for joining in with our 'Straight Edges' challenge over at Top Tip Tuesday this week :)
    Don't forget if you have a tip to share with us too you could win another prize! Just add TIP after your name when linking.

    Carol x

  3. Hi Elizabeth! HOW CUTE IS THIS? Your card is simply adorable! I love the sentiment! So very cute! Thank you for joining us for our Freshly Brewed "HOT" challenge!
    Hugs, Sheryl

  4. Elizabeth. I love how you filled the white space in the top right corner of the image. I'm never quite sure how to get that sort of balance, and this is a GREAT inspiration!
    Thank you for joining us for the Fresh Brewed "HOT!" challenge!!

  5. i luv how you colored the whole image! yellow & red! Twine is a nice touch for chicken theme! :-)

  6. Elizabeth, I love the sponge tech on this, looks very Art Museum style! Great entry for the Top Tip Tuesday challenge! Good luck and hope to see you again next time!
    Tammy Louise

    You're invited to my 6 mo blogversary candy if you collect!

  7. Beautiful image and gorgeous card, love the twine.

  8. Gorgeous card Elizabeth. Love the sponged background.
    Thanks for playing along with us at Charisma Cardz this week.
    Good luck.
    Debs xx

  9. This is such a lovely card!! Fits in well with our Straight Edges challenge!

    Thanks for joining us at Top Tip Tuesday this week - hope to see you again next week!


  10. I had to say it to myself a couple of times before it clucked, I mean clicked with me..LOL. Now I get it!! HAHAHA...great pun on words. :D
    Thanks so much for submitting your beautiful card into our "straight edges" challenge at Top Tip Tuesday.
    Good luck to you and happy stamping...
    Lisa xx

  11. Oh love this card I keep chickens so this would be a great card to send to me! Wink! Thanks for joining in with our 'Straight Edges' challenge at Top Tip Tuesday this week,
    Samantha :0)

  12. This is just adorable! Thank you for joining us at Charisma this week :) Emma x

  13. Super card Elizabeth!!
    thanks for joining us at Charisma this time would love to see you next time too

  14. Wow, this is one fabulous card!!!! Love your image, colors, papers, and embellies!! Guess that means I love everything about your card!!! Thanks for joining us at our Freshly Brewed "Hot" Challenge.


  15. Oh how super cute!! Glad you joined us at Use it Tuesday this week!!

  16. a great fun sentment and card. Thanks for joining Top Tip Tuesday. Elaine

  17. Love your choice of colours for this fab card for the Indian summer challenge on Use it Tuesday (Hazel, Guest designer) x

  18. A lovely summer card. love the colours and cute image.
    Thanks for joining EAC.

  19. Wow, your card is wonderful, the colors are great. Thank you for playing along with Top Tip Tuesday this week!