Thursday 5 April 2018

Monty Python Inspired

Morning and we were absolutely devastated yesterday I went to let our two ducks Daphne and Derek out to find the duck house side broken into fox pawprints all over outside had found a weak spot and ducks gone-we have had them from 4 days old!!! Chickens were on high alert and not a peep out of any of them all day-my son saw the fox walking down the street the other night and said it was big and with a very big bushy tail-next door neighbour said he haerd a commotion at 3am but couldn't see anything!!!

Right onto card we have a new Monochrome challenge at Daisy Chain starting today and yyyaaaaayyy this is the first one-layer CAS card that I am actually pleased with a Monty Python inspired card,Stamps used are Inkylicious,Lisa Horton from Creative Expressions and the hand is part of a collage stamp from Docrafts I do believe(lost the wrapper)sentiment stamp was from a craft mag freebie set and I drew the lines with a Sharpie and a ruler and red lips was also a sharpie.
crafty friends-ATG
monochrome magic-monochrome---RANDOM WINNER and TOP 3
Morgans artworld-ATG
Pammies inky pinkies-ATG
digi choosday-ATG
crafty sentiments-ATG
lemon shortbread-ATG
the paper shelter-girl power
crafty gals corner-ATG
Pennys challenges-ATG
creative moments-ATG
crafting by designs-ATG
word art Wednesday-ATG
classic design team-ATG
Penny Black and more-black/white+1 other
stinkin inkers-simply made
Ikes world-ATG
Happy little stampers-CAS/chevrons
crafting with an attitude-ATG
Thank you for dropping by and hope you can join us this month-catch up with you all today.
Carol x x


meg said...

So sorry to read about the ducks,we no longer keep any due to the foxes. great one layer card

Kathyk said...

Sorry to read of the loss of your ducks too.

Fab make today .. I have that C.E. set too - MUST ink it up again!, thanks for the reminder

Kathyk said...

Devastating news Carol. My thoughts are with you. Fabulous card, really love it, very crisp and effective and the inspiration behind it x

aussie aNNie said...

Awww poor ducks, love the animals myself and any loss is sad as I too experienced recently last your lovely card.xxA lovely card, love the sweet image and gorgeous colouring.xx💖 [Aussie aNNie's Blog]

ike said...

So sorry about your ducks :-( Great card xx

Alison59 said...

Oh no that's horrible; poor ducks :-((((

Super card :-)

KarinsArtScrap said...

wonderful card Carol
Gr Karin

Linby said...

aw - poor duckies!. Fab card design - I nearly missed the + one colour! very subtle! Thanks so much for sharing at PB & More.
Lynn x

brenda said...

Super stamping and design Carol, many thanks for sharing your creativity with us at Penny Black and More challenge.

So sorry about your Ducks, the Foxes can be so brutal, one found a weak spot in one of our hen houses last Summer and took the beautiful bantam that we had rescued from Wood Green. We invested in a Fox light and it really does seem to do what it promises, touch wood no nasty shocks since we had it, even our two Anylesburys who flatly refuse to go in the duck house with the others have survived so far in the run overnight.

B x

Vickie Y said...

So sad about the loss of your ducks.

Your card/image is quite unique! Thank you for sharing with us at The PIP Challenge.

Juls said...

Very Striking! Thank you for sharing it with us at Digi Choosday crafty hugs Julia xx

Laine said...

Lovely stamped detail. Thank you so much for joining us at Lemon Shortbread for this challenge.
Laine – DT

Chrissy said...

FABulous card Carol..and so sorry to hear about your ducks, what a shame.


Tracey T said...

Clever card Carol, worked so well. So sorry to hear about your ducks 😢

cotnob said...

A super card Carol, such a fabulous design.
I'm so sorry to hear about your ducks, how sad.
Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob

rachel said...

Thus is a fabulous make Carol. So sorry to hear about your ducks .... how sad..just have to hope they got away! Big hugs rachel x

Annettes Hobby Rosettes said...

Oh this looks fabulous. Love it. Nice work.
Thank you for sharing with us over here at Morgan's Artworld Challenge, best of luck with your entry.

Annette DT for<br

Beebeebabs said...

So sorry for your loss. Such a nice card - great job as always!!!

Pam Tiedtke, or Pammie Lou said...

I'm so sorry to hear about your little feathered friends...heartbreaking! Your card is a great creation! Well done! Thanks for sharing your creation with us at PIP Challenges!

Donna Ellis said...

Carol, I’m sorry about your sweet ducks. How heart-wrenching. I hope they were able to get away. Wonderful card! Hugs, de

Tracy Welham said...

So sorry to hear about your ducks, the same thing happened to my sister's chickens - very sad.

Lovely one layer card. Creative Blessings, Tracy x

ScrappyHorses said...

Sorry about your sad! Your card is wonderful; love the monochrome! Thanks for sharing with us at Digi Choosday! ~Katrina

Faith A at Daffodil Cards said...

AW! how awful for you, foxes love the kill, don't they? not necessarily for eating only.
I LOVE your card Carol, it's so "arty", beautifully put together.

Mia said...

Oh, Carol, I am so sorry for the ducks!!!!!!
I love your beautiful and inspirational monochrome card, my friend. Kisses!

Faith A at Daffodil Cards said...

I'm back with my DT hat on Carol and I'm happy to repeat I love it it and it's "artiness". Thank you so much for joining us in our ATG challenge at Through The Craft Room Door this week. Looking forward to see you again next challenge.

Daffodil Cards {My Blog}

Through The Craft Room Door

susiestacey said...

Poor little duckies.
A lovely card, Thank you for sharing at Penny Black & More, good luck x Susan x

Katie said...

Fabulous card

Ellibelle said...

So sorry to read about the ducks, such sad news :(

Your card is beautifully done, thank you so much for sharing with us this month at Penny Black and More!
"Ellibelle's Creative Moments"

Lisa J said...

Fabulous monochrome card design. Thanks for playing along with me this month. Lisa Monochrome Magic

Lisa Lynn said...

Your one layer stamped card is gorgeous. So sorry about your ducks. Sending you hugs from afar.

Terri's Cards N More said...

Great idea for detail. Love all the stamps and how you placed them. Thanks for joining the Stinkin' Inkers challenge.

MagsB said...

Oh no, how awful about your ducks! I hope they fled the intruder and will return home safely!

I have friends who love foxes, but I really don't like them at all. They may look swish but they are nasty pieces of work.

On to happier things: your card is fabulous, so elegant and chic! I love how the only spot of colour is the glam lady's lips!

Take care!

love Mags B x

Babs said...

Oh no how sad I would be heart broken poor ducks and you too. I hope the ducks had chance to fly off, and return soon. Great monochrome one laye Card.
Hugs Babs x

Lena said...

So sorry to hear about your ducks :-(
Your card is a lovely 1 layer creation. Love the pop of red on her lips. Adds a little extra pizzazz :-)
Thank you for joining us at Crafty Gals Corner.
Lena - DT

Debs said...

So sorry to hear about your little ducks.
Love your card, very arty .Hugs

Eve's Been Reading said...

So sorry to hear your sad news. On a positive note, lovely card. Thanks for joining in the fun with us at Digi Choosday Challenge, good luck! Yvonne (DT)

Julieanne..aka pinkjools said...

Hi Carol....Great card....Sorry to hear about your ducks...Hugs Joolsx

Pia S said...

I thought you’d used one stamp for this. What a clever mix of stamps, cool look.
Sorry about your ducks...

Glenda Atkins said...

Oh, I feel sorry for your ducks and you! Life is cruel. I do love your card though, awesome for only one layer, well done!

Keen Crafter's Hand Made Goodies said...

Lovely project and I am so sorry to read about your ducks must be very upsetting Thank you for sharing with us over here today at the Classic Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

Michelle DT Owner/Admin for

Pamellia said...

The card is wonderful Carol, but I have a hard time concentrating on that right now. I am in tears as I think about your poor little ducks. I know that it's the circle of life, but you must be just heart broken! I am so sorry for you and for the ducks as well. I just we could all be vegetarians!! Sending all my hugs to you right now, I'm so sad for your loss.

Leslie Miller said...

Oh, I'm sorry about your ducks! That's devastating. Maybe one of them got away. I can't imagine how the fox would have gotten both of them. A neighborhood cat got one of the little squirrels that visits our feeders recently and I mourned that squirrel, even though he wasn't a pet. I can imagine how this made you feel. Your card... You did a very artsy job on this! I would have thought is was a whole stamp, but it's all you, putting it together with such a keen eye. Well done!

Stampsnob. said...

This is a keeper I love the image........Lis

BożenA said...

A wonderful avant-garde project. You have incredibly combined all the elements
Thank you for joining our challenge at HLS CAS.

Gale said...

Fabulous card. Lovely detail. Thanks for sharing with us at Morgan's Art World and we hope to see you again soon. Hugs, Gale DT

karto_flana said...

Great one layer card :) Hugs DT Ella Creative Moments

Monika Reeck said...

wooow this is so artistic Miss Carol
I love the way you made your card
coool and so CAS too only red color on lips
super made

Sall said...

Woah seriously elegant. Thank you for taking the time to join in with our challenge and sharing your creativity with us, I love to see your talent, creativity and imagination at work. I hope to see more of your creativity in the near future. Love 'n' hugs Sall IkesWorld Challenges DT

Hester said...

Fabulous card!

Thank you for sharing with us over here at Classic Design Team Open Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

Hesters DT for

Dee's Craft Room said...

I am so, so sorry to hear about Daphne and Derek, it must have been a terrible shock and you must miss them so much.

Love your black and white card, the red lips are a great finishing touch.

Dionne x

Melanie said...

A great card!
Thank you soo much for taking part in our "anything goes with optional friends/friendship” challenge over at Creatalicious & good luck in the draw.
Hope to see you again in our new challenge as well…

(DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)

(DT Crafty Friends)

(DT The Sketchy Challenges)

PS: Sorry for the late comment, life had been very busy these past weeks…