Make it Crafty Tea Party Blog Hop!

It’s time for Make it Crafty to pour a round of drinks at the super special tea party celebrations!

Not only are we celebrating the magical release of Alice in Wonderland, but Make it Crafty has turned 3! All thanks to YOU, the incredible artists and the amazing Make it Crafty team!

Let’s dance around from chair to chair, sipping a drink, eating a cake, shrinking then growing with excitement as you watch the entertainment unfold before your eyes.

Be careful not to miss the hidden words as you’ll need to collect them along the way and string them all together to form a quote. Simply enter the quote at the end of the hop for a chance to win!

Hopefully you’ve found your way from BRONWEN’S BLOG, but if you’ve just skipped a chair or two you might want to start back at Zoe’s Blog.

My card features the one and only MAD HATTER! You may or may not know that the Mad Hatter is one of my very favourite characters. I love Mad Hatter images and this one definitely shot to the top of my list!


Isn’t he awesome?

I printed the image on Make it Colour Blending Card and coloured with ShinHan Touch Twin Markers (available in the UK from Jackson’s Art Supplies).  I coloured the background using my markers, first colouring the whole area with the lighter shade and then drawing random circles over the top with the darker shade.

The background paper is from the Graphic 45 Olde Curiosity Shoppe 8×8 pad, which I recoloured using Lindy’s Stamp Gang Magicals – Witch’s Potion Purple.  The gear shapes were cut using a Tim Holtz Sizzix Alterations die, and coloured using a shimmering gold paint, which I also used to distress the edges of my papers.


3664_542953329086498_265722557_nThe fun doesn’t stop here and if you head over to ASA’s blog she’ll be sure to treat you with…

69 thoughts on “Make it Crafty Tea Party Blog Hop!

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  3. Mandy

    Fabulous card Elaine the Mad Hatter is one of my favorite characters just think he is hilarious!!! I love the way you colored him in and the background you made is fab!!

    Hugs Mandy xxx

  4. Mel.

    I just love seeing your cards, brilliant colouring, the image just jumps right out at you! love him!!
    Mel. xxx

  5. Annika

    Hihi that mad hatter looks even madder (is that even a word? lol) with that green dotted background paper! Very well done, love your coloring!! Hug Annika

  6. Mary D

    This is gorgeous! Love the image and the way you’ve colored it. Just seems to “pop” off the card! Thanks for the great inspiration!!

  7. Delphine

    Soooooo gorgeous, Elaine!!! Amazing colouring as always and the colours are fantastic! I totally love your background and your recoloured DP is perfect!!! BIG hugs Delphine xx

  8. Debra J Lovell

    Oh Wow!! I absolutely love the mad hatter!! The card is Gorgeous!! The colouring is Beautifully done! Thanks! Happy Birthday MIC and Thanks for the Awesome Tea Party Hop!

  9. Kasey~in~Oz

    Elaine, I can clearly see why Zoe chose you as one of our special guests! Beautiful colouring and I love what you’ve done with the background papers.


  10. Frea

    Hi Elaine, the mad hatter is my absolute favourite character and I love how you coloured him up. Your green background really makes him pop! Hugs Frea

  11. Zoe

    He IS so awesome in your hands E! Love the choice of colours and that dotty background is sooooooo cool! I love it and wished I had have thought of it first. 😛 Thanks so much for joining the fun! xo


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