Saturday, October 09, 2010

Oh, Alice! Chapter 34: A Mad Tea Party!

`And ever since that,' the Hatter went on in a mournful tone, `he won't do a thing I ask! It's always six o'clock now.'
A bright idea came into Alice's head. `Is that the reason so many tea-things are put out here?' she asked.
`Yes, that's it,' said the Hatter with a sigh: `it's always tea-time, and we've no time to wash the things between whiles.'
`Then you keep moving round, I suppose?' said Alice.
`Exactly so,' said the Hatter: `as the things get used up.'
`But what happens when you come to the beginning again?' Alice ventured to ask.

~Chapter 7, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Wonderland greetings to all!
This week's Oh, Alice Challenge is brought to you by our sweet Ky :) and here's what she said: "Can you believe summer is fairly over? It's time to change from iced teas over to hot teas. I love autumn and all the wonderful warm drinks, wonderful sweaters and gorgeous colors it brings. In Wonderland, it was perpetually tea time and I could live that life for a long, long time!"

Your challenge this week is to explore things that could make up your tea-time activity. Use tea bag folding in the construction of your project. This is a great resource: Tea Bag Folding. Anything relating to time would pair perfectly with this challenge, but isn't a requirement!
Show us your fab folding abilities, doing it Alice-style!

Here's my attempt at 'folding' something :)

I attempted to do the Pinwheel tutorial found HERE...
as you can see it is no where close to be a pinwheel of any sort, lol! I just couldn't get it all to work for me, so I did one part 'petal' of a pinwheel and stopped when I found myself with a very cute looking kite ;) I had a ton of fun attempting the folds, but I definitely need a bit more practice! I hope to get one done soon and share :)

My image is Pinky from Tiddly Inks done up Alice-style! If you look closely, I did add a bit of Alice's trademark blue in there, and of course, the gorgeous long blond hair! She's all set for today's Halloween-style-tea-party-picnic with her scrumptious skull-cupcake ;)

You have until midnight Central time on Friday, October 15th to complete your project and link it up to the Oh Alice Challenge blog. You don't want to miss out on your chance of wining a 6x6 pad of Basic Grey papers from Ky!!!
The clock is ticking - SO don't be Late for TEA ;)

Enjoy your weekend!!!
I'll be nursing my ear-pain and snuggling with some good books :)

Card Details:
Stamp(s): Tiddly Inks "Pinky" Digital Image colored with Copic Markers
Paper(s): Echo Park "Happy Halloween" DP, Prism and Bazzill CS, Neenah Solar White
Accessories: Prima Flower and Orange Gems, Making Memories Slice Flower Die Cut 


Sarabeth said...

i wish i had that long gorgeous thick hair! woo hoo! this card is def cool chickie! i'm going to have to give that paper folding a whirl :)


Peggy said...

Super cute card!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

CUTE CUTE CUTE!! And pinwheels aren't easy at first....but I know you will get there! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Berenice R. said...

So beautiful :)

Pam Varnell said...

This is so cute Margie. Love the gorgeous image. Adorable card.

Maria Matter said...

a fabulously ghoulish card Margie!!!
such beautiful coloring too! I never did tea bag folding...very cool!!
enjoy the rest of your wknd!
hugs & blessings!

Emma said...

I love your folded Kite! I agree it does look very cute in a sort of creepy way...hehe! Love it Margie!

Basement Stamper said...

Great image and I love how you put the pinwheel together, I think it looked pretty cool!

Tasha said...

Fabulous card Margie,fab image and super design
love tasha xx

Meme said...

Margie~I think I did the easy tea bag folding. I did attempt a different design and could not get past step five.
Your card came out beautiful. I love the image.

Wishcraft said...

Great card - love the image and fab papers :o) Lisa x

Lynne Phelps said...

What a great kite, LOL!!! I stuck it out for half a medallion and I had to quit. I normally feel pretty dextrous but I am more fumble fingered than I knew! I love you paper choices, the little skulls are really cool and the mod Alice is FAB! Such a fun hip update on an old fashioned character, I love it!

Toni said...

Oh Ms. Margie .... you did a great job! I love it :) sending you hugs

Erin said...

If you wouldn't have told me I would have thought that was the kite fold. Super cute, love how the image and skull paper look together.

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