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    Tiny Matchbox Book plus an Alice in Wonderland Sale (and Gift)!

    Filed under Alice in Wonderland, Art Projects, Back in Stock, Giveaways, Rubber Stamps, Sale, Teri Calia

    I’ve been trying to (keep) thinking up little projects for you all. I know a few of you are super busy this month… or have not yet recovered from taxes (or lingering snow). So to follow up the recent small projects (like the Fairy Door Charms or Tiny Tote Box), there’s a new Matchbox Skyline Book today (and adorable artwork using it, by Teri Calia)!

    Aw… such a cute little set (see the photo at right). The Matchbox Skyline Book is a flat set of chipboard pieces (with score lines) to build a small accordion-fold booklet that fits inside a matchbox (box plus sliding cover). Plus the booklet has a mix of building roof silhouettes so you can play with how you decorate, and you can see a preview when the booklet is folded closed.

    The matchbox itself is approx. 1-3/4″ x 2-1/8″ (x 3/8″ deep) when closed. It’s got a lot of wiggle room so you can paper the matchbox (and embellish the booklet) and still slide the matchbox open.

    Ohhh… ahhh. Just look at that tiny masterpiece by Teri! Pretty much all the paper (inside and out) is from the Maps, Text & Ledgers 8×8 Paper Set (that set is huge — 60 pages — and Teri used the postage stamps from it as little scenes inside the winodws on all her book pages).

    The only exceptions (regarding paper) are from the Butterflies & Moths Collage Sheet or the Words Collage Sheet. Then add a bit of shine and a knob and you’re done!

    Here’s a link to see all of Teri’s supplies, and you can see more photos and read more on Teri’s blog post. There’s a chance to win EVERYTHING Teri used (plus a couple suggestions by moi) down in the Giveaway.

    And between here and there, info on how Alice wiggled her way into this project… and a mini flood of new alphabet rubber stamps.

     
    New Sale: ALL Alice in Wonderland Collage Sheets are 50% off!

    In honor of those cute, new Alice in Wonderland Faux Postage Stamp Stickers, ALL of the Alice in Wonderland Collage Sheets are ON SALE!

    Almost 50 options, like the We Are All Mad Here Collage Sheet and Alice Covers Collage Sheet shown at left and right.

    The sale ends MONDAY night, May 7th.

    Go see all the Alice Collage Sheet options!

     
    NEW Alice in Wonderland gift with every order!

    Ya know… those new faux postage stamps would work well behind little windows in a Matchbox Skyline Book (like the stamps Teri used in her skyline booklet)… ALL orders, now through Monday night, May 7th (2018) will receive ONE PAGE from the new Alice in Wonderland Faux Postage Stamp Stickers FREE! (Normally sold in sets of 4 pages… one page is 20 stickers!)
     

    Hooray for the Tiny Matchbox Book & Tiny Alice Giveaway!

    First off: EVERYTHING in Teri’s supply list is in today’s Giveaway!

    That means you’ll get one of the new Matchbox Skyline Book and the (big) Maps, Text & Ledgers 8×8 Paper Set!


     
    Next up: a full set of the new Alice in Wonderland Faux Postage Stamp Stickers!

    And… some of the Alice in Wonderland (sale) Collage Sheets with smaller images:
    - Tiny Alice Book Covers Collage Sheet
    - China Cabinet House Accessories Collage Sheet
    - I Wonder Collage Sheet

    To enter the Tiny Matchbox Book & Tiny Alice Giveaway drawing all you have to do is leave a comment BELOW on this blog post TODAY or TOMORROW (the deadline is 11:59 pm PST, Friday Night, May 4, 2018).

    AND tell me: Your Matchbox Skyline Book… How will you decorate it? Alice themed? Vintage postage like Teri’s sample? Something else?

    Don’t forget to leave your (hello! correct) email address, too, so I can contact the winner; your email address does not need to be made public. Note: I’m offering free shipping, too, but only within the USA. International shipping will still apply.

    Please be patient! Spammers try to post crap here a lot so comments are moderated. So if you don’t see your post in the comments section, be patient and check back in a few hours before re-posting it, please!

    After midnight, I’ll randomly pick the winner (via Random.org).

    Hey, who won the Tiny Dress Shop Kit Giveaway from Sunday’s newsletter? That would be Dona! Congrats! Check your email for info.

    Alice in Wonderland Faux Postage Stamp Stickers

      
    Posted by Leslie, May 3rd, 2018


    76 Responses to “Tiny Matchbox Book plus an Alice in Wonderland Sale (and Gift)!”

    1. toewsk Says:

      I love it. I would use maps and ‘road trip’ style on it.

    2. Marykay chisum Says:

      A little Halloween town would be spectacular!

    3. Chrissie Diller Says:

      Cute idea! I think I would use images of pets through windows to illustrate a “neighbors” theme! My cat frequently sits at the window and meows at other pets passing by.

    4. Chrissie Diller Says:

      It could also be a very cute Christmas village scene for the holidays.

    5. Rhonda Sihocky Says:

      I think the Christmas village scene is a good idea.

    6. Nancy O Says:

      Use the stamps and create an Alice themed timeline of her adventures.

    7. Debbi Decker Says:

      This is really cool. I have numerous thumbnails of cemetery pics I took so perhaps I a cemetery themed project is in order!

    8. Phoebe Diamond Says:

      I think I would use an undersea theme with lots of octopi for my niece who loves cephalopods.

    9. Margaret D Says:

      If I didn’t have laryngitis I would say HURRAH! I am loving these little matchbook books and this skyline book is so cute! Alice. Alice will always win when it comes to inspiration lol! I love those little stamps!
      I would definitely use the Alice stamps in conjunction with the book. Thanks for the chance to win this neat giveaway :-)

    10. Sue Young Says:

      Im thinking vintage witches faces in the windows!

    11. Shannan Morgan Says:

      Love them!

    12. Jennie Ingram Says:

      Hmmm…. Maybe I’d do my own little neighborhood, since I know a few of my lovely neighbors. :D

    13. Ann F. Says:

      Altered Matchboxes are my passion. Thank you for the opportunity to win.

    14. Kim R Says:

      I would make a beach theme.

    15. Barb A Says:

      Love anything “secret”…books, boxes….so this giveaway is right up my alley! Love the China cabinet house accessories sheet, and would use that to make a teeny, tiny scene. Thanks for a chance to win.

    16. Diana Adlam Says:

      What a lovely little project to do! I love Alice in Wonderland.

    17. Catharine McCammon Says:

      Happy to make a tiny box to take to restaurants! I’ll share this with my little grandbabies and OHhhhhhhhh the stories we’ll tell.

    18. Arminta Says:

      Maybe houses in a whimsical village.

    19. Michelle G Says:

      Alice! I love Alice.

    20. Debra Gibson Says:

      I think mine would be fairy themed but there are so many groovy things that could be done! I love altering match boxes! Thank you Alpha Stamps!!!!

    21. Traci Says:

      OMG!!! So cute I love Teri’s matchbox. Cats as I love cats. >^..^<

    22. Lynn Fox Says:

      Such a whimsical and wonderful chance to make a tiny fairy theme with these houses! Maybe my 15 year old granddaughter will join in the fun with me. Think I’ll order extras for us! Awesome! Thank you for the chance to win and be creative!

    23. Jackie Smith Says:

      These are adorable! I would make mine with a beach theme. With a few tiny shells on the outside of the match box.

    24. Denise Bryant Says:

      Alice themed would be fantastic! I just got back from a trip to Disneyland, so maybe I could even find an extra memento from the trip to incorporate into the project!

    25. Jennifer J Says:

      So sweet! Wouldn’t a Christmas village theme be fun?

    26. Roxanne Pafundi Says:

      I would decorate my matchbook houses with puppies! Lots of doggies living in lil’ houses and pup toys, fire hydrants, bones…all the good stuff that goes with sweet furkids! :)

    27. francine perri Says:

      adorable would do a steampunk theme

    28. Bonnie Says:

      I love anything house shaped and also love all things mini, so this is adorable to me. Oh, the possibilities!

    29. Carla Says:

      Love the tiny matchboxes! I would do the vintage theme but Alice would also be something I’d like to do.

    30. Emily Ann N. Says:

      Love the house book… I’d have all my ancestors looking out of the windows.

    31. Laurie staffaroni Says:

      Vintage for sure, Christmas would be fun!

    32. Chris Oliveira Says:

      I would love to win! How adorable!

    33. Jen R Says:

      Ooh either Alice, or maybe an English village

    34. Carol Feiner Says:

      I would love to do the faux postage on the skyline.

    35. Lana Says:

      I love this! I’ve been playing with match boxes for a while and never get tired. The white paper lace is wonderful. It reminds of Victorian Broider Anglaise. It’d do a shabby chic look for this one.

    36. M. C. Sparks Says:

      Halloween spooky village

    37. Helen Says:

      This is adorable! I would love to do the Alice project.

    38. Sandie Says:

      I would like to do mine with the faux postage with travel paper.

    39. Janet Turner Says:

      I would definitely do an Alice theme!

    40. Gilda Says:

      Love, love the Tiny Matchbox Book and Alice is perfect for the decoration.

    41. Charlotte Deerborn Says:

      My theme would be Alice ish for my book.

    42. Daylan Says:

      I would do an Alice and fairy tale theme. Thank you for another opportunity!

    43. Debra J Says:

      Wow, I love, love, love how Teri decorated her matchbox. I’m tempted to copy her, but also think that an Alice theme would be fun. I haven’t done one yet and Love Teri’s idea of using the stamps for the window interiors. So an Alice through the Windows matchbox/sky line books.
      Love your blog for inspiration!

    44. Kat Cashwell Says:

      So cute!!! I would do Halloween matchbox/skyline!!!

    45. Ina Good Says:

      I would make mine Alice in wonderland of course! I love everything about Alice in wonderland!

    46. Debra Young Says:

      I love these tiny projects; so many possibilities.

    47. Lea Cook Says:

      So exciting! Love anything Alice.

    48. Pattie Walters Says:

      Tiny treasures plus Alice (my Favorite). How can I resist?

    49. Barb macaskill Says:

      I would use G45’s Faerie Dust Collection to decorate this if I am the winner! Totally stunning sample! TFS!
      macaskillbarbara@yaho.com

    50. Barb macaskill Says:

      Mistyped my email address: macaskillbarbara@yahoo.com

    51. Lisa Snyder Says:

      Looove this! I love anything tiny and anything Alice!!

    52. Karen Mallory Says:

      Love the little houses! I would definitely do Alice theme. I love, love everything Alice!

    53. Jean Marmo Says:

      Holy cow! I don’t know how you do these! So cute!!! Love this!

    54. Judy Goodwin Says:

      I’ve never done an Alice or a matchbox so I think I would try that.

    55. Maggie Minnich Says:

      I love all things kitchen and food so I think I’d focus on the tiny china cabinet collage sheet to create something adorable!

    56. Dennis L Says:

      I would make an Alice themed matchbox story using the faux Alice in Wonderland postage stamps. Love the artwork by Teri!

    57. Jo Says:

      i love the matchboxes! so many ideas that they could be used for – books, cards, valentines! ENDLESS IDEAS!

    58. Rebecca R. Says:

      I would definitely have to go with the Alice theme!

    59. Cindy F. Says:

      I love the little houses! I would make a little neighborhood of the homes of all my family members. That way I can have them close. Thanks for the opportunity to win!

    60. Andrea Pretlow Says:

      Alice themed.little houses are my delight.

    61. Debbie S. Says:

      Congrats to Dona! Wow! Love Teri’s inspiration! Lots of options, maybe a pic of each grandchild in a window. Thanks for the opportunity.

    62. Kim Lucak Says:

      Alice in Wonderland definitely!!

    63. Karen Says:

      Alive is my best friend I love having tea with her

    64. chark Says:

      Alice or Dorothy? hmmm…maybe Cinderella? So many choices!

    65. Loretta Says:

      The items in this group are delightful. I would love the Alice project, but I would also like to try small fairies!

    66. Celia Says:

      Vintage for sure…maybe halloween or thanksgiving

    67. Laura callies Says:

      Alice is perfecr for this project, especially with the different shapes.

    68. Beth Hoffman Says:

      Definitely beach houses, great chance to use the little sea star brads!

    69. Mary Mac Says:

      I would love to try the Alice in Wonderland matchbook.

    70. LeAnn Aagard Says:

      I do like the Alice theme and might go with that or Halloween in Wonderland.

    71. Kathleen Hartman Says:

      I’d do a Victorian themed Art Journal Shadowbox and/or an Alice in Wonderland one.

    72. Laural Says:

      I love the Fairy realm, have to go with that theme, Love Teri’s work

    73. Nancy E Says:

      I just love the tiny matchbox with the houses!

    74. Susan M L Says:

      Great artwork! Would like to make an Alice goes on vacation book using some vintage travel postcards and stamps I have in my collection of ephemera. I like to use small boxes and tins for making fun pieces.

    75. Mergurl Says:

      There is nothing you guys offer that is not inspiring and it all makes me want to craft 24/7. I want to try to make a bunch of small skyline matchbook cards for my friends either for Halloween or Valentine’s Day!

    76. Nadine Says:

      I like the Alice idea!