Challenges have been discontinued, but I hope you will enjoy browsing through this wonderful archive of Alice-inspired art!

Sunday, June 24, 2012

Winner & Honorable Mentions, CHAPTER 16 - Going Postal

The Fish-Footman began by producing from under his arm a great letter, nearly as large as himself, and this he handed over to the other, saying, in a solemn tone, `For the Duchess. An invitation from the Queen to play croquet.' The Frog-Footman repeated, in the same solemn tone, only changing the order of the words a little, `From the Queen. An invitation for the Duchess to play croquet.'
Then they both bowed low, and their curls got entangled together.
--Chapter 6, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Just like the Queen's letter to the Duchess, our challenge this month was to create something with a postal theme - stamps, postcards, letters, envelopes; however you chose to interpret that.

The winner will receive a Stamp Attack gift certificate for £13.50, which is equivalent to one of the Alice stamp plates! Maybe the winner will select one of their fantastic fantastic Alice stamp plates or the two new Alice offerings from Stamp Attack: Alice Faux Postage and Mouses Tail, aren't they great?
Our sponsor is Stamp Attack, a British company that is well known (among other things) for their fantastic Alice stamp plates which have sold to customers all over the world. Enabler alert: Stamp Attack offers speedy worldwide shipping for only £1 on unmounted stamp orders, so go on and check out their beautiful stamps!

Did you Find Bonnie's Hidden Secret?
Bonnie's elegant expoding box last week contained a wonderful 3D scene, did you go look at it and find the hidden secret? There was a secret compartment under the floor containing the Royal Book of Stamps!

Be sure to stop by Bonnie's blog, Love Light and Peace, to see ALL the wonderful pages in this tiny hidden book, and please leave a comment for our newest design team member!

The Winner!

The winner was randomly selected using All entries had one chance, and the projects featuring Wonderland received a second chance in the draw. Our winner is Silvia of BarniesBaustelle, from Germany! Silvia, to claim your prize, please email me through the link in the left column, and I will forward your contact information to our wonderful sponsor, Stamp Attack!

Silvia submitted this great art journal page with a stamp-scattered background.  Silvia is a regular challenge participant, so I hope we will see lots of Stamp Attack images showing up in future challenges!

Honorable Mentions!
Everyone mentioned below is entitled to display this blog badge!

I adored this textured collage from Ana Caldatto of Scrap da Ana! Be sure to go to her blog to see all the wonderful details; I especially love the stamping over text paper. Be sure to notice the address, I was so tickled to be included!

I loved this postcard from Mostly Stamped, especially the use of the quote in the address block, some very Wonderland logic going on there!.

I was happy to see this charming digital entry from Altered Celtic Gypsy. I love her fish and frog footmen, so interesting!

"Emerald Queen" of Tattered Roses 41 made this wonderful postcard. I especially love the cut-up and sponged text on the back, and the border of flourishes on both sides.

This fun arched diptych comes from The Scrap Yard, and the layers of texture and dimensional details are really fun.

Sue The Iron gives us another postcard, and I love the vivid PanPastel background covered with intricate line-art images in black.

I love the details on the embossed playing card on this entry from Diana on DL.Art.

Last, it's not Alice, but I really love this entry from Aisling's Hobby Blog.

See you next week with a new challenge; please leave a comment before you go!


  1. Congrats to the winner and to all honourable mentions! Thanks for including my card too, even though Alice was nowhere to be seen. Looking forward to the next challenge!

  2. Wow, I'm thrilled. Thanks so much. Congratulations to all the honorable mentions.

  3. It's a good thing that you have a random winner each would be very difficult to pick only one. Once again, we've seen absolutely wonderful entries and gorgeous inspiration from the Design Team. Kudos to you all!

  4. Congrats for the winner and all the honourable mentions, I was so busy lately and I also been gone for a holiday,that I just couldn't make it. So I cannot wait for the new challenge (I'm so curious)!

  5. uauu agradeço reconhecimento,

    estive viajando ferias,
    estou de volta,
    breve com novas participações!


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