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Monday, July 30, 2012

Unusual Alice Challenge



I have been having fun playing along with the challenges on the Poisoned Peas blog. They do make me think and go outside of what I normally make. The current challenge is to make a project with an "Unusual Alice". Well that sent me on a search because I don't have any Alice in Wonderland images and I found a shop on Etsy that had some awesome images, including an Alice inspired set! The name of the shop is The Octopode Factory. For my card, I painted a piece of white card stock using blue, black and white paints. After getting all of my color laid down, I went through the wet paint with a paintbrush to make the swirl design. I couldn't really think of embellishments to use so I just added some square rhinestones on the outer circle. Images are colored with Copics.

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14 comments:

Kathy and Lucky said...

You are tops with these cards, this one is just great, looks like me in the morning before my coffe. The background makes it.

ike said...

That's a really cool background and I like the added bling. Great idea for a card. Thank you very much for joining us at Poisoned Peas :-) x

Grace said...

Hi Gina! Just poppin in to say hi! Goodness what an artsy take on the challenge! Love the swirled bg... very cool!

Hope your summer is going wonderfully!
hugs,
Grace

bewaredarkshadows said...

I love the coloring you did & absolutely love the background. Very ingenious & works well with the images. Thanks for joining us at PPP & please come back again. Hugs~Patti (PPP DT)

Susan said...

Very UNUSUAL and COOL! the swirl makes me think of her falling down the rabbit hole!
Thanks for joining us at PPP.
Susan (DT)

CraftyGirl said...

Great card and I just love that background. Thank you so much for playing along at "Poisoned Peas Please". Good luck in the challenge.

TTFN,

CraftyGirl PPP GDT
craftygirlcardsandcrafts.blogspot.com

Maria@Crafty Cre8tions said...

Very cool and unusual! Glad I didn't see this right bf bed or I might have had nightmares of those eyes :)

Lorraine said...

Ooh what a cool card, Gina! I love the background you created and I love those images!

Julia said...

Wow, great card, love the background!
Thanks for joining us at Poisoned Peas Please.
Hugs,
Julia

Ally White Cat said...

Oh how cute! This is wonderment at it's best. Thank you for joining us at poisoned peas please.
susan s.

CG said...

Oh my gosh, this is brilliant! WOW!

Kristina said...

Wow awesome job here, love how you painted your BG! It looks awesome! And I just love the Octopode Factory's digis! Thank you for sharing with us at PPP!
Peace,
Kristy
(PPP DT)

Sugar said...

amazing! I love the background!! thanks for playing with us at PPP!

Aletha J. Williams said...

Love your little pieces of art! Thanks for joining us at PPP. Hope to see you again.
Aletha (PPP)