Carolina Girl (Cely)
"What is that?" asked me, the city girl.

I seem to always have a memory/story behind each card.  Being a "city girl", I wasn't exposed to many critters from the foul family when I went to meet my new in-laws on their little farm.  I recognized the chickens and rooster immediately, but I saw strange little turkeys running around in their yard (free range...lol).  Anyhow, I was also unfamiliar with the strange sounds they made (patty wack - patty wack) and they seem to want to follow me.  My mouth seems to get me in more trouble than anything.  I spontaneously ask, "Hey, what's up with the strange turkeys?" They all bursted out laughing and when they were finally able to composed themselves, my husband turned to me and said, "My dear, those are not turkeys; they are guineas."  Now yal go "google" a guinea fowl and tell me that don't look like miniature turkeys!!!

Doodle Pantry has some wonderful "May Releases".  This darling chicken/hen is from the Quirky Rooster/Hen set.  It comes with B/W and Pre-colored images, along with DP and sentiments.  How cool is that!
A2 vertical, chicken wire stamp, raffeta, stitching, epoxy circle
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16 Responses
  1. Cheryl First Says:

    You are so silly! LOL! Love the card, love the image....great job!


  2. AllisonG Says:

    Oh, Cely, your story is a hoot! I love the chicken wire stamped background - just perfect for the image.


  3. Jenny Says:

    Ha Ha! Love the paper choices you went with. Everything looks so farm fresh! And you even sewed the edges - looks great!


  4. Patti P. Says:

    Funny girl....love your stories. This is one fab card, the chicken wire stamp is terrific!


  5. Oh, this is so, so very cute with that chicken wire with this adorable quirky hen. Just love it!!


  6. Pat (mspfd) Says:

    What a fun card and story! Awesome stitching and your layout and papers are perfect with this cute image.


  7. Kathy W. Says:

    This is so darling Cely!! Love the chicken wire background..great job :)


  8. Lola Says:

    Adorable! Love the chicken wire too. And guess what? My in-laws are "farm people" too. They sure are....different ;)


  9. Oh I always love your stories Cely!!! And I love your cards too!! This one is a real beaut!! Such a fun image and great chicken wire background too!

    Linda


  10. Donna Says:

    I had to Google the guinea fowl and they do indeed look like turkeys. I follow directions very well. LOL! Darling card. Love the chicken wire in the background. Wherever did you find that? It's perfect!


  11. Hi Cely. I love the chicken wire fence background and your wonderful stitching. Fabulous card and story!


  12. Dawn Frost Says:

    I would be the last one to laugh, giggle or snort because I hadn't even heard of a guinea fowl before! You are so right they do look like mini turkeys, see I even learned something new today! I just love the chicken wire background for your card Cely and your stitching is awesome!


  13. Deloris Says:

    How fun! Love your card and your story! Made me smile!


  14. Barb Says:

    So very cute, Cely!


  15. NanaConnie Says:

    How did I miss this one? I must have been sleeping at the mailbox. lol Love it! Love the new Quirky Rooster and the chicken wire background.


  16. Sarah Says:

    What a delightful card, the colours are beautiful and I love the fence pattern in the background. I have to agree Guinea Fowl do look like little turkeys, and they make just as much noise when looking for snakes!!


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