Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Farm Fresh

Playing along with Make My Monday Challenge Blog,
where our inspiration is 'Pets'.
We have lived on a couple of acres in California'a Central Valley
(Clovis), for 25 years. This is our first year sharing space with a dozen
chickens. Pullets, they're called. They joined us before Easter.
'Us', includes me, hubby, son, son's wife, son & wife's 2 boys, 4 & 1 1/2, 
3 cats, 2 ducks, 35 koi, and 5 rabbits.

Meet Joan and Jet

The chickens, ducks and rabbits live happily together in a coop,
and have imprinted me as their mother!

All to explain why I chose my chickens as the pet to showcase on my card 
for the challenge.

Farm scene from PTI's On the Farm
PTI banners: Quilted Spring & Noted Niblets.
Authentique: Homestead
Watercolor cardstock, Zig Clean Colors
PTI: Lemon Zest, True Black Cardstocks
PTI: Canyon Clay, Harvest Gold, Bright Buttercup, Summer Sunrise,
Spring Moss, Limeaid Ice Inks

Here are some recent pix of the new family, growing fast, btw!

Sally was kind enough to pose. 

Joan and Jet enjoy foot racing with Henrietta.

This is Ginger, she's momma bunny

Polly, playing with a pal

Polly wants to know if I brought a treat.

Hopefully all 12 chickens are truly egg laying pullets (female).
If not, and there's a few roosters (20% chance), we'll all be early risers soon!

Play along with Make My Monday here:


  1. I want chickens so bad!! However, I know I would not like the upkeep. We can't have them either due to an ordinance that was passed in our town. LOVE your fun card. I like the way you made the scene bigger with the watercolor. Totally fabulous idea!!

  2. Your card is fantastic Nancy...absolutely love all the detail! And I love what inspired your card...your photos of your farm yard friends are just delightful, and I LOVE all their names too! What a great post...totally made me smile!! :0)

  3. Awww what a fun post!! I love seeing all of your animals! We have chickens, rabbits, horses, etc too! I love the animals! Your card is beautiful! I love the papers and the attention to detail! I have this set, but have never used it. You've inspired me! :)

  4. Awesome farm themed it! And, all the photos of the chickens and CUTE! Brings back memories for me from when we used to visit my grandparent's animals!:-)

  5. Wow, such wonders of delight, all the chickens and hens. A wonderful country style card. Thanks for playing along at Make My Monday. Caz DT.


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