Friday, August 26, 2016

Nature's Bounty Chicken/Hen Cards


Hello my crafty friends!
Isn't this Nature's Bounty a beautiful collection!!!
Yes, the Milk Churn is made of paper!!

Check out Lee's blog about her interesting story
and her Milk Churn that she made from this kit.
Click on the link below

The egg box is so fun and looks so real!
Love all the canning labels and the seed pocket card is adorable.

Think of all the happy people that would love to receive these unique
handmade gifts. :)  
A must kit for any crafter! 

 This is Bird's sample card with the matching envelope.
Darling cutout Chicken envelope!



Today I would like to share these adorable Chicken cards
from Bird's "Nature's Bounty svg collection" that I made. 
So fun and easy to make these darling cards and you can
switch out colors and patterned papers for a totally different look.
I chose black and white dots with red for my color scheme and love it.
I just happened to have the rolling pin sticker and thought
it looked cute on the nest. I stamped the sentiment from Mary's stamp collection.

I was inspired to make these Chicken cards because, when I was small we
had a Chicken named Betsy Lou. Everyday like clockwork she would peck
on the window or start clucking really loud. We had a
chair ready with her pillow on it so when we opened the window, she knew
right where to sit to lay her egg. She always left us a large beautiful brown egg and when
she was ready to go, she would slip quietly out the back window.
It was so much fun to collect her warm eggs and oh my, were they delicious.
We didn't live on a farm, but we had many farm animals.

I remember one time when we went to Farmers Market in Los Angeles for lunch.
It was near Easter and they had all the chickens, lambs and goats there. Well,
you know which one I eyed, was the darling baby goats. I thought I had
talked my mom into getting this little one until my Dad arrived. He said, ok
it's either the goat or me and finished lunch and left.
Well....what can I say.....smile....I really wanted the tiny cute baby goat and
my mom was so easy to convince without my dad there that I kept begging.

Soooo we arrived home with this sweet baby tiny goat.  Boy, when my dad got
home, he hit the roof. He said, you know we don't live on a farm and
have no pasture for a goat to run in and it will get BIG.
My dad calmed down after he started petting the goat and asked me
what I was going to name her. haha

Well, we kept Molly in the garage at night and in the morning I would take her out in
our small backyard. After she went potty, I brought her in for a few minutes to play. We
had stairs and boy did she like to run up them, but coming down was another thing. lol

We had lots of fun, but when she started to grow horns and buck our glass door, it
was time to think of a better home for her.

My father checked around and found a farm that would take her for a pet. It was a big farm
and the day that we arrived, it was a sad but happy day. The farmer said he
would be happy to have Molly join his goats that were family pets and she would be
loved and well cared for. We hugged her goodbye with tears in our eyes, but I think my dad
was happy, for I didn't see tears in his eyes. :)  When it was time to go, we drove out the long fenced driveway and she followed us all the way to the end of the fence.
 I'll always remember her sweet little face and happy times and also
 know that she got a great home to grow up in.
Sweet memories!

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That's all for another day my friends.
I hope that I inspired you once again and  you enjoyed my walk down memory lane.
Have a happy weekend!
Hugs,
Misty

10 comments:

Ldybg93 said...

What great projects and I love your stories about Betsy Lou and Molly to go along with them! Isn't it fun how creating these projects takes us on a free trip down memory lane as we make them? And thank you for sharing my milk churn post which took me on a similar journey.

I have to say that the texture you used on the black and white card is absolutely perfect and goes so well with the polka dotted paper too. Really great cards Misty!

~ Lee

Vicki D Sweet Love My Creative Area said...

Such gorgeous cards 😊! I love reading your stories, such lovely memories.

Unknown said...

Wow, it all sounds like something out of an Enid Blyton book. How funny that your chicken used to come inside everyday to lay her egg!
Thanks so much for your awesome cards, the texture really finishes them. I really must use some of those embossing folders I keep buying and forgetting about :)
- Bird

Janelle said...

How wonderful of you to share your inspiration (and memories )along with your gorgeous cards. Thanks. :)

Janelle said...

How wonderful of you to share your inspiration (and memories )along with your gorgeous cards. Thanks. :)

ike said...

What super cool chicken cards - I LUV them. I have chickens at my house. I want a goat but it will eat all my garden. So glad you had a fun time with your little goat and then she went to a super farm with some friends to be with :-D
Hugz
IKE in Greece

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Misty Morgan said...

Thank you everyone for all your kind comments and I'm so glad you enjoyed reading my childhood stories. Great memories :) and super cards.

April Rogers said...

Oh man... I'm in love! These are the sweetest. TFS
Beautiful!!!
XO Nana

Sue from Oregon said...

Cute projects and such sweet memories!

Orietta Vélez Dumani said...

What lovely cards you made! The black and white card has great texture combinations! And thanks so much for the trip to your childhood.