Wednesday, 13 November 2013

A Grin Without a Cat

I’m showing the gorgeous Clever Little Alice image from Simply B Stamps’ Alice in Wonderland Steampunk Style collection today.

Now don’t let an image like this intimidate you, there are lots of elements to it but it makes for a fantastic finished product when coloured.  The trick is just to take it in sections and take your time.  Mine is printed at only 4” and I was colouring it on the train home so you see it really isn’t so scary colouring an image like this.

What is scary is making a centre step card with extra-large embellies and then finding the thing won’t actually bend where it’s supposed to any more.  So there was a bit of extra cutting and extending happening on this one to get it to work but I definitely think it was worth the effort.  Although perhaps with all this inside it might have been better going with an easel card.


With all my die cuts I am entering this in the current challenge at Addicted to Stamps, I certainly give my Stately Circle dies a workout and I think the Pocket Watch might become a favourite.  I’m also linking it up at the anything goes challenges at Challenges 4 Everybody and Scribble & Scrap.

Alice B91, B93, B95, B97, B99, E50, E51, E53, N0, N1, N2, N4, N6, N8, R02, R46, Y13, Y15, Y17, Y19, 0, 100
Cheshire Cat & Tea Set BV04, BV08, BV13, E53, R02, 0
Rabbits N0, N1, N2, R24, R29, R46, R59
Grandfather Clock, Mirror BG000, BG10, BG11, E29, E35, E37, E49, Y23, Y26, Y28, 0
Picture Frame, Shelf & Table E29, E35, E37, E49, Y23, Y26, Y28
Roses R24, R29, R46, R59
Top Hat & Rug BG93, BG96, G85, G99, Y23, Y26, Y28
Hookah Y23, Y26, Y28
Picture B91, B93, BG93, BG96, G85, G99, E70, E71, E74
Floor E23, E25, E27, E29
Walls E70, E71, E74, E77
Dies & Cut Files etc
Sizzix Tim Holtz – Pocket Watch Frame
Spellbinders Nestabilities Circles
Spellbinders Nestabilities Stately Circles
Glitz Sunshine in my Soul – Alphabet & Word Stickers
Jolee’s Steampunk Stickers – Bird Corners
Metal Clock Charms
Metal Crown Charm
Metal Spoon Charms
Paper Flowers – Roses & Poppies from stash
Tim Holtz Idea-ology Game Spinners & Brad
Inks & Paints etc
Krylon Leafing Pen – Copper
Rub’nBuff – Gold Leaf
Vintaj Patina – Moss
Core’dinations Tim Holtz Distress Cardstock – Peeled Paint
Graphic 45 Hallowe’en in Wonderland – Borders
Kaisercraft Cardstock – Black
Papermania Chronology

Thanks for stopping by!


  1. just STUNNING, no other words are needed then that...

  2. WOW! Such a fancy design and so many details! Such a beautiful creation! Thanks so much for sharing it with us at Addicted to Stamps Challenges! Hope you will join in our next challenge as well! Hugs - *Vicki* - ATS DT

  3. This is absolutely amazing, Emily! So fabulously detailed & coloured!
    Thank you for joining us at the Scribble & Scrap Challenge and Good Luck!

  4. Absolutely amazing and stunning coloring!

  5. Beautiful image!.!! Great Coloring!! and WOW.. so much to look at!.. Great Embellies.. And you where coloring this on your way home??? Well done! :o)
    Thank you for joining us at ATSC! Hugs Sol :o)

  6. Fab project. Love all the embellies.

    Thank you for joining us over at the Scribble and Scrap Challenge. Good luck.


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