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June 11, 2008

More of the Chickie Story

So, this card was the second one that I made in my Chickie trilogy. It was when the whole problem occurred. I got up from the table after finishing the first card (previous post) to say prayers with the girls and tuck them into bed. Well, after I'd assembled this card and was ready to stamp the "Hi chickie!" I found that by the time I got to the "e" it was nowhere to be found. We looked EVERYWHERE. Logically, it wasn't me who lost it. The last stamp I would have been holding had I gotten up with the stamp in hand after making the previous card would have been the exclamation mark. But no, that one wasn't missing, the "e" was. Well, the OCD in me spent a good 30 minutes looking all over our tiny 2-bedroom apartment and never found it (we STILL haven't!!) and I was not happy. The DH suggested I just use the "E" in the set, so I did, but I didn't want to mount it on a block only to (hopefully) find the other "e" later. This set has both capital and lower-case letters mounted on one block. Anyway, so as you can see, it says "Hi chickiE!" now instead. I think it looks okay still, but as you'll see on the 3rd card in the trilogy, I just wasn't THAT fond of the "E" in the sentiment. Change is good though, I guess, as long as I find my missing stamp!!! I sure feel like a kid again watercoloring these images that I create. I must say that I really like creating scenes and I am disappointed that SU! doesn't have any stamp sets that you can do this with other than creating little people with All in the Family. If I wanted to stamp one of their line-art images and then draw a scene around it, I would be set, but I don't want to draw, I want to stamp! KWIM?

Oh, and have you checked out Go. Be Creative. yet? They have a great store and I promise you that the July and August kits are AWESOME!!!! You can ensure you get them by signing up to get the kits, or you can take a gamble that there are any left by buying them after they come out. I'm super excited to get mine and to play with it. You'll be seeing LOTS of projects with my kit items as soon as I'm able to show them to you. Of course, the best place to see them is at Go. Be Creative. There is a gallery, a store, and Message Board (forums like SCS - you'll need to register to get a user name). Check them out!!

Stamps: Chick (D-02), Pot (C-55), Tall Grass (B-73), Low Grass (C-32), bird track (didn't have a number on it) - all "Stamps by Judith", Rough Edges Mini Alphabets
Paper: Chocolate Chip and Old Olive CS, Old Olive Prints DSP, Watercolor Paper
Ink: Basic Black, Really Rust, Old Olive, Summer Sun, Pumpkin Pie, and Bordering Blue Classic Inks
Accessories: Aqua Painter, Chocolate Chip Poly-Twill ribbon (in 2008 Occasions Mini Catalog), corner rounder punch (with guide removed to make scallops), piercing tool and template


  1. Chickie is too Cute!Great colors..Adorable Card!!

  2. Like the ChickiE cards! hope the house sale goes through without any problems.enjoy your website.

  3. Just too funny! Have you found your E yet??????? Love the card!Cherie


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