Thursday, April 1, 2010

Alice in Wonderland

Happy Thursday! This week I decided to create a couple of cards using the ALICE IN WONDERLAND and the SHABBY HOUNDS TOOTH and UPTOWN HOUNDS TOOTH sets from LINDSAY'S STAMP STUFF. After watching the new Alice in Wonderland movie a couple of weeks ago, I started thinking about Alice projects I could make. I am still mulling a few over in my brain, but recently I was inspired by Vanessa Spencer to make these cards. I started by cropping my image and a section of the hounds tooth paper from the sheets and adjusting them to size I wanted, using PhotoShop Elements. It is important to crop the digi paper, because if you just shrink it, you will lose the pattern in the paper. I coordinated the color of the hounds tooth with the colors I knew I would be using on my images. I colored only a small section of the images for a minimalist look. Next, I splashed a small amount of coordinating paint under the image. Once it dried, I stamped the sentiments (inkadinkado) on the paint. I added stamped corners (Heidi Grace) and on the White Rabbit card, I stamped the pocket watch (Hero Arts) and colored it. I added just a couple of simple embellishments and a few punched hearts. I inked the edges of each piece with matching colors and adhered those to matching colored cardstock before attaching the whole thing to the white base. The finished cards are 5 1/2 x 6 1/2. To check out what Lindsay's Design Team has been up to, click HERE for the links. I think Lindsay will also have a fabulous freebie for you! Happy Adventures, everyone!

15 comments:

Lindsay Weirich said...

Very cool Tracey, I love them both! Consider submitting them to RSM for the "Down the Rabbit hole" call, deadline is june, here is the webpage: http://www.rsmadness.com/submission.html
great work!

runningonink said...

These are very cool Tracey! I love all the textures on them! I love the movie Alice in Wonderland- Have not seen the new movie!

Karin said...

Great cards! Love the use of the paper :)

Mrs. Fence said...

Oh, thanks for the heads up Lindsay! I'll do that!

Margie said...

Very chic-Alice is so in right now! Love these!

Tamara Bennett said...

Very cool indeed! Love the vintage appeal and the colors you chose!

Cindi said...

these are so cool!!! I have had the priviledge of seeing them IRL..they rock
:)

Leanne said...

How cool!! I love all the texture you used! I didn't know there was a new Alice In Wonderland movie I must check that out!!!

ljurecek said...

I love how you incorporated just a strip of! the houndstooth into each card. Really great techniques on both cards

Cheryl said...

Very cool!

CraftCrave said...

Just a quick note to let you know that a link to this post will be placed on CraftCrave today [01 Apr 02:00pm GMT]. Thanks, Maria

Melissa Craig said...

Tracey these are beautiful. I'm intimidated by those images but you pulled them off beautifully!

Erin... said...

These are so cool!!!! what fabulous layouts! And love the doodles and colors!

Karen said...

What fun!! I think the Rabbit is my fav.....just responding to red, I think! :> I still haven't seen the movie yet....boo hoo.....but, my kidlets are asking to see it, so I'm thinking since Disney's was just rereleased, that might be the way to go. Love seeing all the fab Alice projects lately! :>

Desert Designs said...

Awesome Tracey - I can't pick a favorite - very well done!