Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Chicks just wanna have fun

Every chick wants to have a little fun now and then and these gals are no exception.

I can't say that I blame them one bit. They've been stuffed into a box for several years. I can't remember the last time they saw the light of day. They were all gabbing at once when they got outside in the sunshine.
Yes, these are another craft from the past. I thought they were adorable. The only problem is there was a flaw in the construction. They don't stand up on their own too well. If they aren't propped up with something else they topple right over. Oh well, they're still cute.


  1. I think I am going to start to wear a beak...it makes everything look cuter! These are just that..cute! ;D

  2. Too, too, too CUTE!!! I hope you have lots more, 'cause I'm really forward to every day now!!

  3. These, and the last two rabbits, are some of my favorites that you've done.

  4. Woof! Woof! YES it is adorable ... It looks like it is BIG. Lots of Golden Woofs, Sugar

  5. Those are very cute chicks! There legs are pretty small compared to their big body but that just makes them cuter!

  6. Now I don't remember these being made...when did you make them?

  7. Chicks do want to have fun. They are most adorable. I love them.

    Does Duke like chicks?

    Have a terrific day. My best to Duke. :)

  8. You are killing me!! Now I want to dig out my Easter stuff. Ugh.

  9. Very Cute! Wish I had a few for my home. Love the sweet yellow gingham :)

  10. They are precious, Ann... Again, I say that you are just SO creative....

  11. They are ADORABLE! You have the cutest Easter stuff!

  12. Chick, chick, chick, chick, chicken ... lay a little egg for me!!
    How wonderful - these lovely colourful little chicks have brightened up my day! What glorious Easter decorations.

  13. They made me laugh. I just can't imagine having the patience for all this , never mind gathering together all the supplies. Always amazes me that folks do this for fun...

  14. Well, you could stake them, but that would get you in hot water with both hardcore feminists and fundamentalist Christians. Ironically, probably for the same reason.

  15. They're great - maybe they do need a bit of propping up, but I'm sure they're loving being out in the daylight again!

  16. I topple right over too after I eat all my chocolate Easter eggs! :)
    xo Catherine

  17. Oh they are so cute, Ann!
    You seem to have a lot of adorable crafty items stored away :)
    Are those spools for their feet?

  18. Too cute! Did you make these? they are really adorable. You are such a crafty and holiday-ish person!!! I love that in you Annie.

  19. standing or leaning they are adorable. i am thinking they are soooo happy to be Out Of The Box..

  20. OMG How cute! I love these! You need to start doing tutorials man! i wanna learn!

  21. They are looking good. Tanyia has a good idea. You could do tutorials.

  22. Lovely little birds. I saw a marshmallow version, but didn't hear a peep.

  23. How Cute! I can't believe Duke wasn't out there talking up a storm to them!Hahaa

  24. You did this too??? gosh! You are really good with crafts Ann... glad they are all seeing the light of day again :)

  25. Those are just too cute! It's amazing what you can do with just a few items. You are amazing!

  26. They are so cute. What an excellent job. I think they look very springy.

  27. Hey Ann...just been playing catch up as is usual with me of late...I'm loving your Easter themed posts!!
    Do you have chocolate for Easter in the states??

  28. They will just have to be sitting chicks.

  29. Julie since I consider myself to be rather "cheap" maybe I should wear one too...lol

    ginny I'm not sure I may be running out :)

    ratty I was on a roll several years back...lol

    sugar not really all that big, maybe 6" high

    beaded tail I did follow the directions but maybe I missed something in the translation :)

    Amanda about the same time I did the rabbits

    sandee they sure do

    Lin Oh I am so sorry, pretend like you never saw this...lol

    ldh they are super simple. Two gingham circles gathered and stuffed then glued together. Make some wings and add the legs

    betsy I can make the stuff but I wish I could come up with my own ideas

    reeni thanks, I had forgotten all about these

    kloggers they brightened mine too, I forgot I had them

    grace they seem to have that effect on me too. Yes believe it or not I do find it fun, even relaxing at times...lol

    fishhawk I have enough troubles already I think I'll pass on staking the chicks

    Jen, thanks

    philippa I bet they do

    catherine lol same here

    duni yes the feet are spools. I probably should have used larger ones but live and learn

    miawa yes many moons ago I made these.

    Sandra yeah even if they do have to lean on something they're still cute

    tanyia oh miss crafty pants I'm sure you would have no problem with these, super simple

    russ I may have to work on that

    out on the prairie LOL I heard that the marshmallow ones got themselves into a sticky situation

    donna ya know, I can't remember where duke was

    anny yep I did this too

    tahtimbo what's amazing is the amount I have spent on craft materials over the years...lol

    anne thanks, they do add a bit of spring to my shelf

    allotments4you but of course, I have a favorite chocolate that I have to buy every year too. No other chocolate will do

    sharkbytes I thought that was sitting ducks...lol

  30. Dang...all the fun lines have been posted. Cute Chicks...glad they aren't the political ones from the south.:)

  31. Who cares if they don't stand alone they are very cute.

  32. jean lol, I always have the same problem

    tammy they don't seem to mind :)

  33. I love these! Whether they can stand up or not. I think I may have to give these a try. If I make them small, they'll be perfect for the little ones Easter basket. Thanks for sharing!

  34. Boy, would my little nephew love to get hold of those! Very cute, Ann.

  35. marie thanks, if you make them I hope you'll share them on your blog, I would love to see them

    holly thanks, does your nephew like chicks?


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