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    New Alice Stamps, Teapots, Papers; Artwork x3, Alice Sale!

    Filed under Alice Accordion Book Kit, Alice in Wonderland, Back in Stock, Kristin Batsel, Susan Yee, Tutorials

    Memories of Mom by Design Team Member Susan Yee

    As this is the first project by Susan, let’s start with a bit from her bio:

    Art is for everyone, I learned by experimenting with mediums and techniques. So to inspire others, I share my work by teaching. Once or twice a month after work, I teach mixed media art classes to my co-workers. I have been very fortunate that the company I work for allows me the space to do so. Although I have never had any formal training in art, I am constantly inspired by my family, friends, and co-workers.

    Welcome aboard, Susan! Now moving on to a preview of her Memories of Mom collage (a close-up shown below on the left, plus a photo of the Spring Farmhouse Simple Things Scrapbook Paper top right, and a photo from her tutorial showing how she used the window frame image from that paper with a photograph).

    I love how Susan built up texture in her collage, like adhering tissue napkins (the large floral black and white images in the background). You can see step-by-step photos in Susan’s blog post.

     
     
    New & Back in Stock Goodies! (Love those new Alice in Wonderland stamps!)

    So many new things to mention today, they’re not all covered in the previews below! Click here to see them all… or keep reading as 4 more are highlighted in related artwork below!

     
    Dum and Dee, the Tweedles by Kristin Batsel

    Scroll down just a bit for a fun, bright Alice tin & little book (both featuring the Tweedles). Here’s a bit of an intro from Kristin’s blog post:

    This month at Alpha Stamps, it’s all about Alice. My favorite characters from Alice in Wonderland happen to be the Tweedles, both Dum and Dee. Guess who got star billing on the two works I did this month?

    First, I made an altered tin. I removed the lid before covering the outside with polka dotted paper, and the inside with a beautiful background image from a collage sheet. The outside mushrooms are a chipboard insert. I used colored pencils and Copic markers to paint the mushrooms to match the background. I wanted the largest two mushrooms to extend outside the boundaries of the chipboard, so I painted those two tops separately and then attached the new caps. The white spots on the were added with Gesso.

    Butterflies were folded and glued down the center to make them appear as if they just landed on the edges of the tin. How perfect is that teapot on top? It’s the perfect topper! It really made the piece come together. [Aside: that teapot is back in stock and part of today's FLASH SALE!]

    There’s so much more to see on Kristin’s blog post (like that adorable book box, with a tiny cover showing the Tweedles). Here’s her supply list (for both projects).

     
     
    Alice in Wonderland Charms ON SALE!

    FLASH SALE! This is a 40% off sale on ALL Alice in Wonderland Charms!

    28 options… including the 4 highlights below (and the 2 teapots highlighted above).

    The sale ends at midnight on Monday night, April 8th. Click: FLASH SALE to see everything!

     
    The Tweedles Giveaway!


    After seeing Kristin’s projects about the Tweedles, I remembered this cute project by Design Team Member Lora Mahaffey: The Tweedles’ Wedding Cake! You can view the original post about Lora’s project here.

    I picked out some of my faves from Lora’s Supply List AND Kristin’s Supply List for today’s Giveaway!

    - ALL 3 SIZES of the Back in Stock Cube Boxes (used to build the cake, and also shown below)
    - Also Back in Stock: House of Roses on the Porch Scrapbook Paper (the pretty paper covering the boxes for the cake)
    - (Not used in either project but the related and also Back in Stock House of Roses Old Letters Scrapbook Paper)
    - Openwork Silver 3D Teapot Charm (on top of Kristin’s tin AND part of the FLASH SALE!)
    - Tin-Sized Alice Collage Sheet (used by Kristin AND Lora!)
    - Both shades of Pink Mulberry Blossoms on Lora’s cake

    AND everything Tweedle-y I could find:
    - Tweedledum & Tweedledee Paper Dolls Collage Sheet
    - Alice in Wonderland Portraits Collage Sheet
    - We’re All Mad Here Collage Sheet
    - Tiny Alice Book Covers Collage Sheet
    - Tenniel’s Alice Collage Sheet

    To enter The Tweedles 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, Monday Night, April 8, 2019).

    And what are you going to make?

    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 Forsaken Cemetery Giveaway from Thursday’s newsletter? That would be Linda Blakesley! Congrats! Check your email for info.

      
    Posted by Leslie, April 7th, 2019


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