Saturday, July 03, 2010

Oh, Alice! Chapter 20: In MY Country...

Oh, Alice!
Chapter 20: In MY Country...

"Well, in our country," said Alice, still panting a little, "you'd generally get to somewhere else - if you ran very fast for a long time, as we've been doing."

"A slow sort of country!" said the Queen. "Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that!"

(Through the Looking Glass, Chapter 2)

Hello, friends! Can you believe July is here already? Such a fun time of year for summer fun...parades, BBQ's, you name's THAT time of year!

To honor our country's Independence day, with the 4th being right around the corner, we have a PATRIOTIC theme for you today! WONDERLAND has gone RED, WHITE and BLUE!

Call it inspiration, a color challenge....I guess it's really both! Your mission this week is to use... 
on your card or project! In addition we have a WONDERFUL Sponsorship opportunity today. Thank you SO much to EMILY from EAD Designs! Emily has graciously offered the DT some wonderful Alice-themed stickers to use for our projects today (unfortunately our international friends didn't get theirs in time, but hopefully we'll have stuff to show you soon!).

ONE LUCKY WINNER will receive a WONDERFULLY GENEROUS gift certificate to the EAD Designs Store!
Just get your red, white and blue on and ENTER your card HERE to win!
You have until Friday, July 9th at 8pm CST to enter to WIN the gift certificate from EAD Designs!

*For my card, I was thrilled to use EAD Designs' "Alice and Wonderland" Vinyl Stickers! Also using a DCWV polka dotted card with a doilie and added swirly gems and a ribbon...
These vinyl stickers are AMAZING! I loved that I was able to reposition my lil Alice numerous times without any tearing or losng the stickiness to it, etc! Super for those, like me, that cannot make up their minds on the "who, what, when and how's" in figuring out a layout for their cards, LOL!*

We also have a few FUN announcements to make! Sadly we say goodbye to Jimmi this week. We thank her for all her wonderfully twisty designs and will miss her at the tea table here. We are THRILLED to announce at the same time, that Lynne Phelps has accepted a FULL TIME position here right at our twisted table. Lynne's designs TOTALLY WOW'd us as our June Guest Designer and well, some things are JUST SO Alice that they're meant to be! WELCOME LYNNE!

Also, as today is the first challenge of July, a BIG TWISTY welcome to EMMA EADS, our JULY GUEST! We are very excited to have her on board with us for the month of July. Be sure to stop by her BLOG and give her a shout out!

For more inspiration, do take a peek at what my fellow DTMs came up with :)

Jessica {The Mad Hatter} -

To our friends in the U.S. - Have a happy and safe holiday :)
And to everyone else, have a wonderful and crafty weekend!!! :*)


itsabrt said...

Margie you card is terrifically and curiously patriotic perhaps it's something I ate! Have a great 4th! Beth

Kristy Young said...

Absolutly Gorgeous Margie! Love what you have done.
Kristy xx

Margreet said...

this is brilliant, Margie!
xxx Margreet

Sammi said...

I just love this card Margie.. that blue spotty paper is gorgeous!

coldwaters2 said...

Beautiful card Margie love the image and your design is super.
Lorraine x

Amy said...

Such a cute card Margie, apparently we were thinking alike..LOL..and is that a doiley I see peeking out of the background? :-)

Expressions of a Creative Mind said...

So pretty, I really like the way you used the doily

the whimsical butterfly said...

So adorable! i LOVE THE DOILY TOO! So funny that stuff my grandma used to use is now an 'embellishment, haha ;) Such a sweet card and the ribbon look swonderful-it really pops!

Christi said...

Too cute!! I love that ribbon!

Basement Stamper said...

Very cute, love the doily behind the main image!

Lynne Phelps said...

The doily is great and I love the colors - the red is a bit deeper into crimson rather than the usual scarlet, and it makes the card look so rich! The polka dots are also perfect, reminiscent of white stars on a blue field. Wonderful card!

Of course it feels really weird not complimenting you on your stamping or coloring. . . but we're all mad here, so I guess I'll get used to the feeling! ;-)

Erin said...

So cute, love your ribbon placement. I just got a package of doilies, so I will have to give them a try.

Amy said...

Very cute card, Margie! The doily and red ribbon are such great accents, love it! :)

Emma said...

I love your Doily and spotty paper, they work perfectly with your card! And your red ribbon just tops it off! A Gorgeous Card Margie!

Tasha said...

Beautiful card margie, love the paper and the gorgeous doily! Love the red ribbon too
love tasha xx

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