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An Odd Chick

The chick is really not odd, but this week's Squigglefly challenge is "Odd Man Out" (SFC1713) and calls for images or embellishments or other items in "odd" numbers. I used one image, one sentiment, three stars, three Stickle drops on each side of the sentiment, five red Stickle drops on the top flower, and three gems. My image is Let's Get Cookin' by Mike Eustis and it was one of the first images I ever bought from Squigglefly. I just love baby chicks. My sentiment says "Cooking in Style" and inside it says "Thanks to your Generousity!" - it is one of the Thank You cards I made for my daughter to send for her Wedding Shower Gifts.

I am entering this card in the Sketch Saturday challenge as I used the super fun sketch #256.

The Squigglefly challenge is such a great challenge and so easy to play along with! Anyone can join in the fun using images from anywhere, but you need to use a Squigglefly image somewhere on your creation to be eligible for the challenge prize. Luckily there are free images (bg digi papers, frames, and images) that are super cute - here is a card I made with one of the images available free in the store:



  1. Fantastic cards Nancy! Love, love the cute chick card! Keep up the great work, you'll have 49 more thank you cards done in no time!

  2. Beautiful cards Nancy, I love the old chick and the humming bird is stunning!!!
    Kevin xx

  3. Very cute cards. That little chick is adorable and Your hummer is colored so beautifully.

  4. Adorable chef the chef hat. Your hummingbird card is beautiful and just look at all those rhinestones. Wow! Great job.

  5. Nancy,
    Your chick card is too cute and just made me smile!!! Your hummingbird card is really gorgeous and your hummer is colored beautifully and, of course, I love, love the sparklies -they look gorgeous! Hugs, Kathy

  6. Loving the paper pieced chef's hat on the chick - too cute!! Need to find one like if for hubby LOL! I am hoping our hummers find the feeder this year as a tree has blocked it off quite a bit this year. May have to move it as I just love seeing them. Nice touch with the gems in the corner.

  7. OMGoodness Nancy - that little chick is just the cutest - what a great idea to paper-piece his hat! Love the super cheerful colours! Your hummingbird card is also so pretty - love the embossed background and the colours really pop! Great idea to showcase the freebie too!

  8. The first card is so fun and definitely made me smile. Love the hummingbird card too - love how you colored it.

  9. Love the little hat that you paper pieced -- too cute!!

  10. This is precious. So love the colouring and the stars.
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

  11. Both gorgeous cards - LOL love the little chick on your first card and all the bling in the corner of the second card!

  12. Nancy your little chick is so cute! I can't help but smile when I see it. Paper piecing the hat was a great idea. Your hummingbird card is very pretty! Such an unusual design with all the jewels in the corner!


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