I am finally back to sharing cards with you!  The trip to Norway was fabulous, and since it was a cruise, relaxing as well.  But that travel home day was a  killer!  The time difference plus long flight seemed worse than ever.  I have had jet lag for several days.  But all is well and I am back with a fun card today.  You all know how much I love the Stampin’ Up! critters, well here is a fun one with Hey Chuck!


Stampin' Up!, Hey Chuck, Deckled Rectangles, Quiet Meadow, watercolor pencils, Jackie Beers



There are two different sets used on this card.  The first is the best as it is Hey Chuck.  The expressions on the faces in this set are so fun.  He is giving the side eye at that birthday cake.  I can totally relate because I have a large number birthday coming up myself. LOL!!!

The second stamp is the speckled around the background.  I love the added definition that this sort of background gives.  This stamp is from the Quiet Meadow stamp set.

Colors and Dies

A chick always has red of some sort.  So I went with the Real Red for the layer.  The layer is cut using one of the Deckled Rectangle Dies.  These are so great and add a bit of texture and different look that is simple to do.  A definite win / win!

The coloring of Chuck is something I have not done in a long time.  I used Watercolor Pencils.  There are some amazing watercolor artists that I have seen cards from lately and thought I would give it a try.  Adding the different colors and working up the look I wanted really did not take too long.  Sharp pencils and a newer Blender Pen were the key for me.  Now that I have done it, I know I want to try it again.  I remember when this was all we had for color besides the Stampin’ Write Markers.

Thank you for stopping in today!  I will be back to normal posting now (hopefully!!).


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