here a chick…there a chick…and a pattern

I received an e-mail with a request for the pattern to make these chicken cards.  The original design is by Michele Ghent (mitchygitchygoomy on SCS) and she was inspired by the ever-talented Anna Wight and her illustration, Rollerderby Hen.  Michele does not have the pattern online to download but she (and Anna) have graciously given permission to post it here.

And….I figured as long as I was sharing the template, I might as well make a card or two.  😉

I had traced Michele’s card a while back and saved it on my computer.  You can use a heart punch for the comb and either trace a heart for the wing or use a heart die.  I cut the beak and wattle out together and extended the right side a bit for an area to glue but you can cut the beak and wattle out separately if you like.  I glued the beak & wattle to the inside of the card, and the heart “comb” to the back of the card.

Right click on the pattern & click “save as” to download to your computer.

And if you like what you see, go give Michele and Anna some love.  :)

stamp- sentiment from Paper Smooches Green Acres; paper- DCWV Green Stack, vanilla; ink- Distress Tea Dye, Memento Rich Cocoa; accessories- heart punch.

 

14 responses to “here a chick…there a chick…and a pattern

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  2. Thanks for sharing this, I lóve these cards!! I will try to make them later this week! Thanks! Anne-Marie

  3. thank you, thank you for the pattern. Did you glue the beak & wattle to the inside of the card? or did you attach a piece of cs to the inside flap?
    love it…

  4. Thanks, Diane for the technical support:) Your pattern is wonderful and so are the “ladies” u created. Hugs

  5. I don’t know where my daughter ever saw your chickens (she is NOT a crafty chick lol!). But she sent me here as she thinks I too should make some chickens. My husband has told me for years that I laugh like a chicken and cluck a lot. You can be sure that these will cause a lot of cackling applause.

  6. Hello Diane,

    thank you so much for this idea and free template!!!!
    I got today a Link to your blog – cause I made such a card. I wrote on my blog that I does’nt found the original template to this card and voilá – now I have the original. I’ m so happy. :)
    Smiles from Germany
    Margit

  7. marie françoise

    Merci pour le tuto des poules : adorables !
    Vu sur pinterest et trouvé sur votre blog
    MF

  8. I made one of these for my mother-in-law for Mother’s Day. She loves chickens. I put an egg shape on the inside to print my message on. :)

  9. Thanks soooooo very much for sharing this cute chickie template.

  10. I was needing a birthday card and this one is perfect! My friend is a crazy bird!

  11. sweet chics, thanks for sharing

  12. Very cute! I am making chicken hot pads for a friend for her birthday, (her kitchen is done in chickens) and this card will be the perfect addition!

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