Friday, March 19, 2010

Cheap Chicks

UPDATE (I added seeds) :-)
Looks better, right?? They were getting really hungry. 

I had the urge for a little improptu sculpture over the past couple of days.... And, I am such a farm girl. Sooooooooooo, yeah, a cheap CHICK!!  A little bailing twine, glue, some paint, some peppercorns, chicken wire and a pretty cute modernistic sculpture is the result. 
Okay, CHICKS!! I couldn't help myself.  I loosely based these chicks on the one of the funkiest books in our house by Cathy Maclennan,  Chicky Chicky Chook Chook. 
 It's such a blast to read and repeat, dance and chant to. Most importantly, the illustrations are hilarious!! Those little chicks zipping around crack me right up. The story is simply about a farm, a thunderstorm, and some very cooky animals and their reactions to it. Read it to your Munchkin, please. 
Looking at the pictures I took I see that I need to add a few things (am I the only artist out their who is *never* satisfied with their work?!?!), I'm sure you'll see some updates. :-)
Here's the chicken coop I made with some hemp rope and paint and a picture of a chicken coop someone had made and named "Hennebunkport". The builders must be from Maine (I am guessing from the title) and are making a little comparison to the city of Kennebunkport. I laughed a bit about that too. 
I need to add some seeds for sure. Maybe couscous?? And, maybe some wings for those little chickies too. We'll see. Hmmmmm.
Some Blog Parties I linked up to:


Funky Junk's Saturday Nite Special


  1. I think that is adorable, I love how you added the chicken wire. Thanks for sharing!

  2. The chicks are so adorable! I love this! You are so creative, wow!

  3. Thanks for posting on Favorite Things Friday!! That is cute!

  4. This is so creative. I love it!

  5. OMG Missy....LOVE IT! Might be my favorite so far...hard to say though, they are all so awesome.

  6. What a great idea! Love the chicken wire with the chicks. Too cute!!!

  7. Aren't those adorable! So creative. Thanks for sharing!

  8. Luv the look...that chicken wire is so COOL! Hope you have a FUN week:)


  9. Being a cheap chick myself (no pun intended, lol!), I love what you did here. So adorable! Coming over from My Backyard Eden and now happily following you!

  10. These are TOO Cute. I love them! They turned out so springy! Thanks for sharing at Spring has Sprung at Fun to Craft!

  11. Look how cute that is!!! I love those little chicks!!!


  12. Cute and creative! Love it! Makes me want to get some chickens!

    Thanks for linking up to Make it Yours Day at My Backyard Eden!

  13. Too cute. I like it with the added seeds.

  14. I am so happy to see that you love my chicken coop as much as i do. it looks just like that wow!! what a beautiful piece of art!


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