Saturday, August 14, 2010

Feeling a Little Like the Mad Hatter

I was feeling a little like the mad hatter at the tea party today stamping with this adorable polka dot teacup and setting up my daughter's cute little polka dot tea set (which I had to use in the photos with the teacup stamp because they were simply made for each other.)

My almost 5 year old daughter loves "Hatter Matter"...the Mad Hatter from the most recent Alice in Wonderland. I have been thinking of what theme to use for her 5th birthday party and we've decided on a Wonderland theme. Including a tea party, of course. I think I'll be using the teacup stamp on invites and other items for the party. Can't wait!

Enough rambling, onto the craftiness I created in the little blue room today.

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I am seriously becoming addicted to the tiny little clothes pins. They add such a charming 3D touch.

After finishing up the card I thought, since it is a "feel better" card, that it would be nice to give something that may actually help the recipient feel better. Being a tea cup, I wanted to give a few packages of herbal tea.

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I used 2 Stampin' Up! Sizzix Scallop Envelopes to create the box and embellished it to match the card. It is just the right size to hold two Celestial Seasonings tea bags. A little something to soothe the body and soul.

The color combination I used today came from the color challenge over on colourQ...Regal Rose, Wild Wasabi, Tempting Turquoise, Early Espresso, and Whisper White.

Thanks for visiting. I hope everyone was able to enjoy the weekend.


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Shopping List ~

Paper:
Early Expresso Card Stock
Temping Turquoise Card Stock
Wild Wasabi Card Stock
Whisper White Card Stock
Regal Rose Designer Series Paper

Ink:
Wild Wasabi
Regal Rose

Stamp Sets:
Tiny Teacup
Word Play - "feel better soon"

Punch:
Boho Blossoms

Big Shot:
Bigz Scallop Envelope
Clearlits Scallop Rectangle
Perfect Polka Dots Embossing Folder

Accessories:
Jewels Basic Pearls
Tiny Clothes Pin (not SU!)
Embroidery Floss (not SU!)

5 comments:

Karina Bunkenborg said...

Very nice work! I love your little teakop stamp. I am drinking a lot of tea myself. Have a nice sunday
Karina from Denmark

Sylvia said...

So cute! Really nice project pair! Thanks for playing the CQC!

suzARTe said...

this is a really lovely project, it would definitely lift the spirits of the recipient

Sandra Farrell said...

I love those cloths pegs too. Seriously your cards are great. I love how you staged these photos. If you like colour challenges please come and play with us this week at Stampin' Royalty. www.stampinroyalty.blogspot.com

LeAnne said...

Well, this is one of my favoritest stamps in the new catalog and look at what a sweet little gift set you made with it!! What a lovely idea; I haven't done a thing with my envie die for a while, I think I should make one of these!

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