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Teacups and Tiaras!

MailArt and Teacups and Tiaras is the theme we have all been playing along with this month whilst cross promoting with Unruly PaperArts.

For my post today I was inspired by the orient and traditional tea ceremonies.  My postcard started with me cutting out two images from the Tea Party Collage Sheet AP-518.

I also used some oriental text and an image from the Oriental Backgrounds Collage Sheet.  To add color to my background I used some Fire Brick Distress Stain and my cherry blossom border strips were punched out from some left over Gelli Prints.  To finish I added a lucky coin from my stash and some Havana Brown Seam Binding which is also available at Altered Pages.

Will you be joining us next Tuesday for our Trending Tuesday Post?

The team at Altered Pages were also kindly given some chipboard diecuts to play with for our projects his month from the Leaky Shed.  They have this fabulous Tea Cup & Saucer which I decided to paint Green for part of my Trending Tuesday Project this month.  After painting it with one coat of Acrylic Paint I then added a few extra touches of ink and paper.

I then teamed this with a large Eyelet Envelope which I die cut from Papers from the Alice's Utterly Mad Party Mailbox Muse Kit.

My two photos above may have given you an idea of where the theme of my Trending Tuesdays Project is going but you will have to wait until then to see the project in full along with all the other wonderful projects from the team.

Until then Happy Creating!
Danie xx


  1. Your postcard is beautiful. I like the images you chose to work with.

    1. Looking at the time your comment posted Robin and I have to ask what are you doing up so early or are you awake so late??

  2. OH MY GOSH... Stunning... love the images you used today... great postcard!!!

  3. What a charming postcard - lovely composition - it all works so beautifully together! Brava! I love it.

  4. That first postcard is beautiful and the second one is delightful. I love the use of the coin and the whole tea ceremony theme and then the theme of the 'White Rabbit' in the second one. I am really looking forward to seeing how these two postcards come together in the final 'reveal'! Julie Ann xx

  5. Love your oriental postcard. Those images are awesome. And your eyelet envelope is adorable. Looking forward to seeing more.

  6. Your pieces are just beautiful...attention to detail and then some. Can't wait to see the rest.

  7. Truly inspiring work Danie! Both pieces are wonderful.

  8. I think your Oriental postcard is really pretty!! I love the image you used and all the vibrant colors!

  9. Your Oriental postcard is the extra spark the coin gives it. Since we got a sneak peek I can say your other little project is well worth the wait! It's spectacular :)

  10. Thank you everyone for you kind words about these two projects. I have been having lots of fun this past week creating.. xx

  11. Looking forward to Tuesday and the reveal!

  12. Really like what you posted today and can't wait for Tuesday and the big reveal! Anne, yourmainestamper

  13. so beautiful and I do love Alice's rabbit! xo

  14. Stunning postcard! And your second project looks very interesting--I love all thing AIW! Helene from UPA


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