Saturday, January 28, 2012

Mad Hatter 60th Birthday Tea Party


Welcome to Lynne's Mad Hatter 60th Birthday Tea Party Blog Hop --- don't be late for this very important date and just to be sure you're not late, we're serving tea for not one day but two!! Watch out for rabbit holes, and those drink me and eat me potions as you must do them in moderation. You'll never know what you will see beyond the looking glass --- sew, sit down a spell and enjoy the talented ladies as we hop along in Wonderland. Warning, watch out for the Queen of Hearts as she is losing in the game of croquet and its off with your heads!!!!!Rather than cake, crumpetts, tarts and cookies, we have blog candy and I mean some sweet treats that are being offered by our great sponsors:

1. Pat Catan's has donated a $25 gift card for shopping at their store, if there isn't a Pat Catan's in your area, we can transfer that out for you

2. Karber Digital Images at  has offered 2 digital designs of the winner's choice

3. Digi My World at  has offered a $10 gift card

4. SVG Attic at  has offered a $20 gift certificate

5. PSA Stamps at  has offered a 1 stamper, 2 Peel & Stick packs of winner's choice. MSRP for each package is $55.

6. Creative Kuts has offered a $20 Gift Certificate to

7. Deborah Marie Foti of will make one of her original birthday cards, Crafty Friends Sentiments Large Sheet by AND $10 Little Scraps of Heaven Designs Gift Certificate

To be eligible by posting you must comment and post on each stop of our tea party along the way --- now remember to hold your pinky out when drinking your tea --- will that be 1 lump or 2?

If you stopped at my blog to just visit today, I don't want you to miss a single thing along the way and you need to start at the beginning which is two hares by the Cheshire cat who is grinning at you and that darn caterpiller smoking her pipe at !!!

For my project for Ms. Lynne’s birthday, I chose to do a March Hare.

I am a day late for the big birthday hop… Yesterday was her special day, and I am joining the hop on day two. So, according to the March Hare, I’m Late… for a Very important date.

The March Hare was a lot of fun to create with a Free SVG file from SVG Cuts. I tried something new with this little fella that I have not done before. I chalked the edges of my pieces in order to provide some dimension. For the most part I am pleased with the outcome, but think the tiny pieces could have been better. The saying “I’m Late… For a Very Important Date” came from the March Hare, so it was important that it be on this card for Lynne. I downloaded a free font, “Alice In Wonderland” and used that free font to create the back ground paper for the front of my card. I simply printed it out on my printer, then cut it to size.

The March Hare must have been heading to a party to be that frazzled because he was late. A tea party perhaps?

On the inside (left) of my card, I added a lace tablecloth (made from a paper lace doily) and two tea cups, perfect for a party for two. I welded the two tea cups together to make them look like they were toasting to Lynne’s special day. My hubby said they look like sunglasses laying on the table. So, to try to change that perspective, I added two stacked pop-dots to the bottom of the cups, and added just a single pop-dot to the top of the cup.

On the inside (right) I Printed a poem out on plain white card stock, rounded the edges before I glued it to the card. I accented the poem with a piping cup of hot tea and a tea bag.

Many wishes for a Happy Birthday my friend, even if I am a day late!

Thank you for stopping by and I hope you enjoyed your tea and crumpets and your next stop is not Twiddledee and Twiddledum but Kari at

Hugs, Love, Tea Cups and Crumpets

Here is a list for all the DAY 2 January 29, 2012 Blog Hoppers ~ make sure you visit all these wonderful sites and enjoy the tea party.

1. Lynne -
2. April -
3. Jessica -
4. Robin -
5. JanetN~
6. Barbara B-  
7. Shannon M -
8. Tami -
9. Lisa -
10. Theresa -
11. Jearise -
12. Katie -
13. Jill -
14. Erin -  
15. Anita -     
16. Tina -
17. Susan -
18. Jamie-
19. Kimberly ~
20. Kari -
21. Digi My World -
22. PSA Stamps -



  1. Super Cute! Great Idea!!

    Many Blessings,

  2. This is absolutely amazing and I'm loving it -- tell hubs that it is tea cups and I see them!!! Thanks sew much my friend for participating in my birthday blog hop and making it special!!!
    Hugs, Love, and Pixie Dust!!!
    Her Craftiness

  3. I Love your card the rabbit is adorable and I love that font. Nice little treat on the inside as well. Great hopping with you.
    Big Blog Hugs, Janet

  4. Great card, super cute both in and out.

    Smiles Sher

  5. How cute! Love the rabbit!!

    phenis2031 at yahoo dot com

  6. Super cute! Love it! Thanks for sharing!
    phurlburt at shortnscrappy dot com

  7. Love LOVE your card so sweet!!!

  8. Super cute! Love the tea inside idea! TFS

  9. Such a super card!!! I am a new follower!

    Ellen ♥ CardMonkey

  10. I love the poem and image with it on the inside! your card is adorable! what fun adding a tea bag for the person to drink. Thanks for sharing. Edwina Brown

  11. Kimberly, Great card. I love the rabbit! So cute.
    tfs Tami
    Tambos Creations!

  12. Love your card. it is very nice.
    Katsews at gmail dotcom

  13. Love the rabbit - great job!!

  14. the rabbit is sooo cute.

  15. Day2= the cards are fantastic.

  16. Better late then never ! Great job!!

  17. This card is so cute. The rabbit is totally adorable.
    Barbara B


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