Saturday, October 23, 2010


"They don't keep this room so tidy as the other,' Alice thought to herself, as she noticed several of the chessmen down in the hearth among the cinders: but in another moment, with a little `Oh!' of surprise, she was down on her hands and knees watching them. The chessmen were walking about, two and two!

`Here are the Red King and the Red Queen,' Alice said (in a whisper, for fear of frightening them), `and there are the White King and the White Queen sitting on the edge of the shovel -- and here are two castles walking arm in arm..."

--Ch. 1: Through the Looking Glass

The challenge this week is again the brainchild of DT member Lynne-to use some aspect of the game of chess! You might want to use a checkerboard pattern, or feature a King, Queen, Knight or Castle (Rook), or some other aspect of the game we haven't thought of - we just need to be able to clearly see CHESS in your creation!

We are THRILLED to announce that there's a prize this week, too! Thanks to our generous sponsor, PAPER MANIAC, this week, they are giving away a set of Artistic Outpost Alice in Wonderland mini-stamps AND a sheet of E.A.D. Designs Stickerz! How awesome is that?

I have kept my card this week nice and simple. Although I keep feeling like it is missing something, like a bow and some flowers and maybe a few other things...hehe! Maybe I'm not mean't to do nice and simple....hehe! 

I have taken my inspiration from the Gorgeous Margie's card from last month. Hope you don't mind Margie, but as soon as I saw this challenge your card sprung to mind! 

Make sure to pop over to the Oh Alice blog to see what the rest of the DT have come up with!


  1. Love that background image and I just adore your colouring on this image! The pink is so pretty! She looks Gorgeous.. ooh and great job on the PINK hair!!

  2. The black and white make such a cool effect. Your image of the queen really pops on it.

  3. This is just wonderful! Love the chessboard B&W scenery with your beautifully colored queen, just lovely and PERFECT for this challenge!

  4. Love this card! I love the background b/w with the image colored it really makes the image pop! Love her!

  5. Beautiful Emma, love the background and snow queen is beautifully coloured. Ella's bookmark is gorgeous, love the colours lol! Take CareX:)


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