Thursday, December 9, 2010

Oh Alice! and Some Odd Girl Challenges


I've finally started my Christmas decorating but I still couldn't stay away for the craft room. I've missed so many Oh Alice! challenges and this week the challenge is to make our own flowers. I just received a Die-namics Rolled Rose die from MFT that I saw on my dear friend Enfys' Blog and just had to have. Tried it out straight away, using the plastic sack from my grapefruit and regular copy paper. (I thought is had an interesting pattern/texture). I used my Xyron to adhere the pieces together and thought it turned out pretty darn cute, especially after adding some adhesive pearls (that I colored with my Copics) and a little red bow. Since Some Odd Girl is sponsoring the challenge, and I also wanted to join in on the Some Odd Girl "Girly" challenge, I thought I'd do double duty and used Mae as Alice Pose and colored her with Copics. I collect Alice images, and Some Odd Girl has some of the cutest.

To make the mat I used my new Freshly Picked Cuttlebug Companion Folder and sanded the embossing to make the mushrooms stand out. The center is cut with a Spellbinder's Labels Seven Die. The frame is popped and I've embossed the inside mat with the Cuttlebug Seeing Spots folder. The lattice border is a Martha Stewart Punch. Not pink and frilly, but I hope this is girly enough.

16 comments:

  1. Oh! How sweet is this card! Love the little window and the embossed background! And awesome coloring! :)

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  2. Oh she is SO cute....even IF she has my legs, poor kid.

    LOVE that flower! LOVE IT!

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  3. This card is just adorable! Those mushrooms on the frame are perfect! I am digging the fleurs too. I must check out the link.
    I never knew you were an Alice fan. I named my son after the Gryphon. In fact, I have a sculpture of the original Gryphon from the orginal illustrations from the book. Very cool.

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  4. Hi Donna,
    This is a really girly card. I love the cute image and the way you have laced the narrow ribbon through the punched lattice borders. Fantastic flower. I love it.
    Hugs,
    Fiona x

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  5. It's definitely girly! Just look at that cute little face and now I've got to go check out those flower die. Great.... more stuff!

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  6. LOVING that paper flower!!!! and the entire card is GORGEOUS!!!

    awesome job girlfriend!!

    hugs!!!

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  7. You made Mae looks supa cute! Great flower, ribbon & Punchwork! Thanks for being UBER GIRLY & ODD with us this time round at Some Odd Girl. Corry (GDT)

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  8. too cute. thank you for sharing

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  9. Such a gorgeous card! Love the colouring on Mae and the layered flower
    Thank you so much for playing along with us at SOME ODD GIRL

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  10. Hi Donna,
    Thanks for stopping by my blog hop and becoming a follower. I'm returning the favor and following you!
    Your projects are really cute and unique--love them!

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  11. ohhh Miss Donna..I love how the sanded shrooms look on the red cardstock...great idea to make them stand out...your card is just darling...Happy Holidays girl...hope the stress goes away soon for ya...I know I'm hoping...*smile*

    Hugs
    Nancy

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  12. Cute! Cute! Cute! Alice is adorable, the frame is inspired (gotta look catch up on the new Cuttlebug folders), and the rolled rose is perfect! Great embellishments and everything is so perfectly coordinated! You are amazing!

    Hugs!
    Barb

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  13. Such a fun border and love the colours!! Mae looks fab! Thanks for getting girly with Some Odd Girl, Robin F.

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  14. Aww what a sweet card. The colors are gorgeous and that frame is going right on my wish list!

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  15. This is adorable. I'm starting to love thos images of SOG....have to get some.

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  16. Will the enabling EVER stop??!! Love how you used the Cuttlebug folder with the Spellbinders. I guess I need to start my collection of Spellbinders...and while I'm at it, I think you should teach my Copic classes--you color way better than me!
    Maria :-)

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