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Duck pond

I am one of 4 siblings are they are 15 years between the youngest and myself, the middle 2 are boys and there is quite a big gap of 7 years between the older 2 and younger 2. When we were younger I remember going on holiday and there was a pond just like this one. The oldest of the younger 2 was ahead of us and turned around and started to run screaming, been chased by the mother duck. The little monkey had only stolen one of her chicks he had it in his coat. Will never forget my mothers face!!

Anyway onto todays scene, as these are cute cheeky couple or siblings and the lad is looking cheeky and he knows he is about to shove the sister in? I will leave you with that thought.....

There is a video on my YouTube Channel Mrs H's Crafty Corner

Card Making Supplies

The Greeting Farm Peeps Couple Clear Stamp Set

Spectrum Noir Illustrators

Card Making Tutorial

I begun by pencilling in where I wanted my shore line to go, stamping my couple and arranging the chicks where I wanted them in the water. I inked up the chicks but rubbed the ink of of there feet prior to stamping. I then added chicks surrounding the couple and pencilled in my background before colouring in the following blends

Pond TB9, TB5, TB2, AB3, BT1, white pencil

bank EB7, EB4, EB1

Trees EB8, EB5, EB2, AG5, AG4, AG3 / AG3, AG2, AG1 / JG7, JG5

Grass DG4,DG3, DG2, CG3, CG2, CG1

Reeds AG5

Fence TN5. TN2.TN1

Path BG8, BG5, TN4, TN1

Chicks GY4, GY2, GY1 / CT4, CT3, CT1 / LY3, LY2, LY1 Beaks BO4

Girls Hair EB5, EB2, EB1

Girls Skin FS3, FS8, FS7, FS6

Girls Top AP4, AP3, AP1, 

Trousers TB9, TB6, TB3

Bag GB5, GB4, GB3

Boy Hair IG10, IG8, IG6

Boy Skin TN3, TN2, TN1

Shirt VB3, VB2, VB1

Trousers IG10, IG8, IG6

T Shirt MB4, MB2

Belt TB9

Shoes IG4, IG2

This was then adhered onto an A5 card base

Thank you for reading

Happy Crafting

Claire xx


  1. I did enjoy your tale and how it fits so well with the scene you created. Shabneez x

  2. This is a beautiful scene -you really are very good and love the story about your brother.There is 15yrs between my daughter and youngest son too -had a steralisation reversal to have my son.
    Carol x

  3. What brand/type of white cardstock do you use? I am thinking maybe the cardstock I use sucks up the pigment too quickly and that is why I have such a difficult time with blending marker colors.

    1. I use Polkadoodles Ultimate and always put a sheet of copier paper underneath to draw through any excess pigment. Not sure if you will get the Polkadoodles Ultimate accross the pond. But have had good results with the crafters companion alcohol friendly card stock as well but I can not remember the name

  4. BEAUTIFUL card Claire.
    And at the end of the day those two just go home ;)
    Hugs Wilma ☺☺☺

  5. What a fabulous card, love the sweet images and papers. ♥

  6. Love the coloring the little ducks are charming ..........Lis


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