Saturday, November 13, 2010

CHAPTER 39: Nothin' but Tea and Time on our hands...

"Alice felt dreadfully puzzled. The Hatter's remark seemed to have no sort of meaning in it, and yet it was certainly English. `I don't quite understand you,' she said, as politely as she could. 

`The Dormouse is asleep again,' said the Hatter, and he poured a little hot tea upon its nose. 

The Dormouse shook its head impatiently, and said, without opening its eyes, `Of course, of course; just what I was going to remark myself.' 

`Have you guessed the riddle yet?' the Hatter said, turning to Alice again. 

`No, I give it up,' Alice replied: `what's the answer?' 

`I haven't the slightest idea,' said the Hatter. 

`Nor I,' said the March Hare. 

Alice sighed wearily. `I think you might do something better with the time,' she said, `than waste it in asking riddles that have no answers.'

`If you knew Time as well as I do,' said the Hatter, `you wouldn't talk about wasting IT. It's HIM.' 

`I don't know what you mean,' said Alice. 

`Of course you don't!' the Hatter said, tossing his head contemptuously. `I dare say you never even spoke to Time!'"

Greetings friends in Wonderland!

Today we have a fun challenge for you based on a lovely inspiration piece that the Mad Hatter herself just might "need" one of these days!

But first, a BIG warm WONDERLAND welcome to Tracy Evans, our November/December Guest! Tracy has wow'd us with her projects for a while and we are thrilled to have her here at our Twisted Table.

This week, we have an inspiration piece, again from one of MY favorite designers,Tarina Tarantino (Shown above).

It LOOKS like a watch, but in this case, the face of "Father Time" is the Mad Hatter himself. We can just see him, shouting out from this beautiful piece and startling it's owner "YOU HAVEN'T EVEN MET TIME!". Boy, it sure feels like that some days..time simply moves TOO QUICKLY to catch!

I underlined the word TIME in the sentiment of my card, designed to represent the color scheme of the above inspiration piece:

I really love the sentiment, "Take TIME to laugh".  That is SO, so important in this precious life of ours.  I am SO grateful for the laughter in mine :)   The sentiment is from UNITY STAMP Co.  from last month's Kit of the Month.  I found some AMAZING "Shimmer Spritz" this past week from Tsukineko.   I gotta tell ya, as much as I LOVE the Tattered Angels stuff, I don't know if it's user error or what, but I can NEVER get it to sparkle enough, esp. to show up in my pictures.  Look at all that GORGEOUS shimmer on my distressed Prima rose above-that's only a few spritzes!   I really love the stuff and hope they make more colors soon :)   I got clear sparkle and clear frost.  Yummy, right?

Thanks for visiting today and be sure to visit my Twisted sistas, including our new Guest :)   Thanks muchly for your muchness :)




Tasha said...

Jess this is absoltely stunning! WOW! I love everything about it, especially the floral stamped corner and the beautiful flower
love tasha xx

Jessie/knightrone said...

You always make me want to watch Alice....LOVE THIS!!!

Tracy Evans said...

Stunning card and your flower is gorgeous and I love how you have picked up the colour purple from the inspiration piece and I really love the clock in your sentiment on the letter 'L', very clever. Thanks for your kind comments on my first piece. Take care. Tracy Evans x x

Danni said...

Fabulous!!! Really love this one..that flower is so pretty!

Erin said...

Great sentiment! Love the clock L, just perfect for Alice.

Sammi said...

Oh wow!! this is stunning! Great sentiment!! And it is a wonderful take on the inspiration piece!

Kim Y. said...

This is beautiful! Love the color! My fave!

Emma said...

Ohhh I love this Jess! Love the flower and the colors and that sentiment is so very true!

Elena said...

Love the colors of the inspiration picture! Your card is so beautiful, Jessica! Look at the gorgeous flower!
Your Etsy shop looks wonderful! :)

Meme said...

We all have to laugh, that is so true! Love the color and might have to try the new spritz! Thanks for sharing!

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