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Saturday, June 12, 2010

Oh, Alice! Chapter 17:Mad Watch...

CHAPTER 17: Mad Watch...
(taken from the Disney film adaptation, 1951)
March Hare: Its going mad! 
Alice: Oh, my goodness! 
White Rabbit: Oh dear! 
March Hare: It is going mad! Mad watch! 
Mad Hatter: I don't understand, it's the best butter. 
March Hare: Mad watch! Mad watch! Mad watch! 
Mad Hatter: Oh, look! Oh my goodness! 
March hare: There's only one way to stop a mad watch! 
Mad Hatter: Two days slow, that's what it is. 

Greetings, everyone!  A VERY Merry Unbirthday to ALL!  Well, at least, that's the scene this excerpt from Disney's 1951 adaptation of Alice in Wonderland was taken from!   It's ALWAYS your unbirthday here in WONDERLAND :)

We are thrilled BEYOND WONDERLAND today to announce our sponsor this week, a company that we just adore:  MY FAVORITE THINGS!  We are so grateful to Kim and Jody for offering to sponsor our little challenge blog and with a HUGE prize, I might add!  It really WILL be someone's un-birthday! MFT is offering a $25 Gift Certificate to the store PLUS a scalloped scallop die from their new Dienamics line!   HOW exciting is THAT?!?   

So, how can you enter to win?  For this week's challenge, we have a beautiful inspiration piece, found one the CraftStylish blog.  Actually, our Mad Hatter liked it so much that she tried to track it down but to no avail so far!   The Mad Hatter NEEDS this piece, LOL!  That beautiful flower, steampunk vintage gorgeousness and all the classic timepiece elements to this are just GORGEOUS and we know it will make a FABULOUS inspiration challenge- two days slow or not!

Your mission this week? Show us YOUR take on this "Mad" watch.  You can use the colors, play off the time piece, blue flower, color combos, steampunk theme...the possibilities are ENDLESS, just like the deadline for this week's challenge, HA!  To enter to WIN this awesome prize from MFT, just have your entry in using In Linkz by Friday, June 18th at 8pm CST!  Have a VERY MERRY time creating!
For my creation I really drew from the turquoise color in the steampunk necklace and went with it.  I adorned her bouquet with some pearls & embossed her crown in gold.

Hope you will join us this week and have a chance to win the wonderful prize package from MFT!

See you next week, everyone!
I also created this card with the following challenges in mind:
kwernerdesign (oh how I'm so happy she's doing challenges again)-design a feminine, girly card

Card details:
Stamp: Wonderland Costumes from My Favorite Things
Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black
Cardstock: My Mind's Eye patterned papers, Confetti Cream, Tempting Turquoise
Accessories: Webster's Pages Designer Trim, SU Ribbon, heart uknown, Amuse pretty pearls ivory


theneon said...

A great take on the inspirational piece for this challenge -- love the phrase -- it's perfect!

Nicki(CSS) said...

fun, fun, fun - and i love the sentiment! LOVE it :)

Peggy said...

What a super scrumptious card! Love the turquoise dress and the color combo you used!

Erin said...

Great color combo, and I love all the little details.

Allison said...

This is awesome...I so love that stamp and the way you colored it!

Lisa Somerville said...

Great way to combine the inspiration piece with the PDCC colors. Cute image, thanks for playing at the PDCC.

Suzanne C said...

Great creation based on the inspiration. Thanks for joining us at PDCC!

Lynn Mercurio said...

What an adorable card...a perfect interpretation of the inspirational image.

Gerrie Johnnic said...

Luv this GF, and it's always your unbirthday at my house, funny, but DH and I always say that to each other often! I had forgotten where it came from so big unbirthday hugs to you!

Cindy Haffner said...


Ruby said...

What a fun card! I love your colouring and her little crown looks fab! Thanks for playing along with us at the PDCC this week!

Stephanie Kraft said...

This is beautiful, Kim! Thanks for playing along with the Play Date Cafe!!

Savannah O'Gwynn said...

OH wow--what a great card:) I really like that dress! You did a great job at all the challenges! Thanks for joining in the fun at the PDCC:)

Sarah Anderson said...

Great to have you playing along at the cafe :) This is such a fun card

Julie Ranae said...

So glad to have your creations back in The Play Date Cafe...this is really wonderful.

the whimsical butterfly said...

She's so pretty! This is a beautiful card and I love how you played off the blue color-I did too :) Fabulous, Kim!

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