Chick ’n Stick

By  Tammy L. LeBlanc 

Have you ever seen such a cute little chick, sitting on a stick? Make one to place in a potted plant, or to add to a little one's Easter basket.

  • Chick ’n Stick
  • Closeup View


  • Wooden spoon, 12” tall
  • Plaid Apple Barrel Acrylic Paints: White, Black, Wild Iris, Lilac Dust, Strawberry, Pumpkin Orange, Canary Yellow
  • Mauve satin ribbon, 1/4”-wide, 6” length
  • Yellow feather


  • Paintbrushes: liner, flat
  • Black fine-tip permanent marker
  • Craft glue

Basic Supplies

  • scissors, cotton-tip swab, toothpick

Pattern - Chick 'n Stick

  • Note
  • 1. Let paint dry before painting next portion of project.
  • Chick 'n Stick
  • 1. Cut out pattern. Transfer jagged lines to spoon, continuing lines around back.
  • 2. Basecoat top of spoon (chick) Canary Yellow, spoon handle (legs) Pumpkin Orange, and area between jagged lines (eggshell) Lilac Dust.
  • 3. For cheeks, use cotton-tip swab to drybrush cheeks Strawberry. Dot eyes white. Use toothpick to add Black pupils. Paint beak Pumpkin Orange; highlight White.
  • 4. Use liner brush to shade edges of eggshell Wild Iris. Mix equal parts Lilac Dust and White; highlight eggshell.
  • 5. Use black fine-tip permanent marker to: outline eyes, beak, and eggshell; add eyebrows; draw details on beak and legs and cracks on eggshell.
  • 6. Tie ribbon into a 1"-wide bow. Trim ends; adhere to top of head. Cut 2" from top of feather. Adhere cut end of feather to back of head, with 1" extending above head.