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A Tiny Alice Book and a BIG Alice Sale!

Filed under Alice in Wonderland, Art Projects, Collage Sheets, Giveaways, Sale, Shannon Cooper, Tutorials

Awww… Isn’t this the cutest little Alice book you’ve ever seen!?

These are a breeze to create. The new Matchbox Ticket Journal is such a small size that you’ll be making up multiples of these for friends. (or ornaments? or pendants for necklaces? or…?)

And since they fit in a standard Diamond brand matchbox, they’re inexpensive, too.

Shannon made her Alice in a Matchbox book into a pop-up book! See the wide photo below for 2 page spreads! (And she provides a tutorial with photos so it’s easy to follow.)

My little matchbox is pretty simplistic and an easy enough project to do in an afternoon.

The inside of the matchbox was covered with a page from an old copy of Alice in Wonderland.

And the book opens to reveal four pop-up pages.

[Note: Shannon chose to use one side of the long, accordion-folded ticket strip; you could decorate both sides if you’d like. Since Shannon added 2 layers to each “page” (the background and the silhouetted image that “pops up”) you probably would not add pop-ups to both sides of your long tickets strip, as it would be too thick to close and fit in the matchbox.]

Read more (and see those tutorial photos) in Shannon’s blog post. And see all the collage sheets where she found her Alice images in her supply list.


SPEAKING OF ALICE COLLAGE SHEETS: I just put ALL of them on sale! Woohoo! They haven’t been on sale in many months (and there are tons to go wander through). The sale ends Monday night, February 26th 2018. See all of the Alice Collage Sheets.

Psst! There’s new Tiny Alice Book Covers Collage Sheet made just for these Ticket Journals! With lots of cover images to make your booklet look like a vintage Alice in Wonderland book (and some more options for wide pop-ups). And this new sheet is included in the sale, too!

AND speaking of the new collage sheet, let’s talk about the Mini Alice Accordion Book FREE Gift Kit! All orders over $20.00 (before tax or shipping) now through Monday night (February 26, 2018… and don’t ask me where this month has gone) will receive this special gift:
ONE of the new Matchbox Ticket Journals (a single ticket journal — the sets for sale include 2 per package), plus:
– a 1/2 Inch Flat-Back Clock
– a 1 Inch Bronze Key
– a Silver Drink Me Bottle Charm
AND a special mini version of the new collage sheet (with 8 mini covers and some little images of Alice). Very nice, indeed!


Hooray for the Tiny Alice Giveaway!

First off: EVERYTHING in Shannon’s Alice in a Matchbox Supply List is included in today’s Giveaway!

I’m only highlighting a couple of the EIGHT items in the supply list/Giveaway:
New Matchbox Ticket Journal – Black (that will give you TWO scored, accordion-fold tickets to make tiny blank books)
Tin-Sized Alice Collage Sheet
Black Zig Zag Dresden Borders

Just click on this Supply List link for photos and links to everything in Shannon’s artwork, which are also all included in the Giveaway!

Bonus #1: The Tiny Alice Book Covers Collage Sheet!

Bonus #2: Your choice: one more Alice Collage Sheet! That Wonderland Rabbits and Hares Collage Sheet at right is just an ideago check out all the SALE options and tell me which one you would pick if you win!

To enter the Tiny Alice Giveawayy drawing all you have to do is leave a comment BELOW on this blog post TODAY or TOMORROW (the deadline is 11:59 pm PST, Friday Night, February 23, 2018).

AND tell me: What kind of booklet will you make? Will you try a pop-up book like Shannon’s? And don’t forget to tell me which extra Alice collage sheet you would like if you win!

Don’t forget to leave your (hello! correct) email address, too, so I can contact the winner; your email address does not need to be made public. Note: I’m offering free shipping, too, but only within the USA. International shipping will still apply.

Please be patient! Spammers try to post crap here a lot so comments are moderated. So if you don’t see your post in the comments section, be patient and check back in a few hours before re-posting it, please!

After midnight, I’ll randomly pick the winner (via

Hey, who won the Vampire Theatre Giveaway from Sunday’s newsletter? That would be Lana! Congrats! Check your email for info.

Posted by Leslie, February 22nd, 2018

61 responses to “A Tiny Alice Book and a BIG Alice Sale!”

  1. Margaret D says:

    Yay! I have been hoping for an Alice newsletter. I would try a pop up book. That is adorable! If I were the lucky winner I would pick the Alice in Wonderland Dominoes Collage Sheet. I have some lovely old dominoes and would love to try a book with them also.

  2. Ann F. says:

    Be still my heart…..Altered Matchboxes are my passion. So, this giveaway is right up my alley!!

  3. K Toews says:

    I would make a pop up for sure! Bonus #2 Thank you!

  4. Betty says:

    OMG I love the matchbox ideals

  5. Barb A says:

    Anything small is right up my alley, and since it is Alice in wonderland it is even better! And I love little books, all sizes of little books. I have a collection of them, so this giveaway was made for me. Thanks for the chance to win it. And if I did win, I’d pick the Tin Sized Alice Collage Sheet as the extra gift.

  6. Lou Anne Colodny says:

    I love pop up everything..and would delight in having this kit…Bravo.

  7. Kim R says:

    Love the pop up book! If I win, I would like the Alice sheet.

  8. I would love to try the pop up book. I have always been partial to the caterpillar part of the story. So I would choose “A Large Blue Caterpillar ATCs Collage Sheet”

  9. Debbie S. says:

    Congrats Lana! I love everything about the adorable little book. I would make a pop up and like the Wonderland collage sheet. Thank you for a chance to win.

  10. Carla says:

    I would have to make an Alice book!

  11. Emily Dale says:

    Love the little books and I love Alice! I’d like the Alice in Wonderland Dominoes Collage Sheet.

  12. I’ll have to open up my box of Alice stuff I have bought from Alpha Stamps over the years and make a few of these. Fabulous!! The collage sheets are wonderful and Lana used them in a clever way. Kudos to you all.

  13. Nancy O says:

    Would love to try my hand at a pop up book. My Alice sheet choice would be the I Wonder Collage Sheet.

  14. KIM says:

    What a creative idea mini pop up books .I’d make a spring time flowers book .Then use the 2# bonus sheet for other projects.

  15. Traci says:

    So cute I love the 3D pop up by Shannon. A cute gift for my granddaughters. >^..^<

  16. Would love to make a little book like this

  17. Christine V says:

    Lovely! I like this idea and the artist’s work sooo much I’d flatter her by copying it exactly! As for bonus scrapbook paper I really like the turquoise texted paper. Thanks so much for the fun and inspiration!

  18. Kaaren Poole says:

    I have a friend who would absolutely adore this! Thanks for sharing your creativity with the world…

  19. Kimberly says:

    I would love to make a pop up book. This one is awesome! Maybe a Halloween theme with popping skellies!

  20. Kat Cashwell says:

    Love this Alice in Wonderland book! I would have to make that one and a Halloween one!!

  21. Ina Good says:

    I would love to make these as I am a huge fan of Alice and have extras from you to use also…I also have the book and g45 Halloween Alice…glad to see new collage sheets and Alice!!!

  22. Debra J says:

    I have a collection of empty matchboxes just waiting for a project! I love the tiny book idea, but don’t think I would do a pop up. My second choice of an Alice sheet would be Alice in Wonderland Dominoes Collage Sheet. Love the tiny ones :O)

  23. Denise Humenik says:

    Ooooh! The ticket booklets are a dream come true…match boxes are my favorite thing to alter. Should I be lucky enough I would choose the Alice collage sheets. Love it all!

  24. CJ says:

    I am such a big Alice fan. I cannot get my hands on enough of her and all the images and embellishments. The ticket booklets are a great idea. I would make the matchbox ticket booklet and I would love to win the Alice collage sheet.

  25. Jennifer Krantz says:

    All I could say is how adorable!!!
    If I were to win I would definitely make a mini book and add the Rabbits and hare collage!

  26. Michelle G says:

    I love Alice in Wonderland! And what an adorable project! I would make an alice book, and like the Mad Hatter Teaparty #1 to add.

  27. Barb macaskill says:

    Love the new good & white clear stickers, black & gold etched Marquise beads and the tiny Halloween stamps!
    The accordion book is also quite awesome!
    If I won I would create an Alice meets the fairies and gnomes book! Or maybe she will meet Krampus! I would choose the Alice Silhouettes Collage sheet as my bonus! TFS!
    Congratulations Lana on winning the Vampires giveaway! Happy creating!

  28. wilczek lori says:

    Sweet! With spring coming up I think it would be fun to make a Beatrix Potter “Peter Rabbit” book.

  29. Vera Collier says:

    Would love to try a pop up book. As for the collage sheet I would choose the Alice domino sheet

  30. I’ve always been an Alice fan.

  31. Jaimi Bailey says:

    I love the matchbox book! I would love to make one. The dominoes collage is my choice.

  32. Margaret Jarratt says:

    I have never done anything like this before so it would be great to win and challenge myself to do it, have no preference which sheet to choose as long has it Alice on it.

  33. Lisa r says:

    Omg so awesome! I love Alice! I have a fondness for the hatter as I used to play him in children’s theater! Would try to make this with the same! Thank you so much for the pleasure of seeing this! Lisa n

  34. Rebecca R. says:

    I absolutely LOVE Alice In Wonderland! I would try and make the pop-out book and I would pick the Tin sized Alice collage sheet! Thank You!

  35. Anne W says:

    Love this! My nephew loves Alice in Wonderland. I would love to make him some of these.

  36. Noreen says:

    Cute, cute! There’s something endearing about miniature books.

  37. Kathlene Ford-Walters says:

    Love Alice. One of my favorite characters. The match book is really, really cute.

  38. Alice has always scared me just a little, so though I love the pop-up book, it would depend on whom I was making it for. For my mother? It might be a tiny book about roses. For my friend? It might be a cat pop-up book. For me? A tiny pop-up witches and Halloween book. If I had a choose an Alice sheet, I would choose the Tin sized Alice sheet, but as I have to admit that out of all the stories, Alice in Wonderland has always bothered me a bit…..(but I LOVE the tiny pop-up book! I LOVE tiny things!)

  39. Karen Mallory says:

    I love making anything Alice and the little pop up mini book sounds great. I would pick the Alice in Wonderland Portraits collage sheet for bonus! Love this giveaway!

  40. Mary Mac says:

    Would love to make a Alice pop up book So many wonderful characters to use.

  41. Daylan says:

    Alice rules! I would make mixed-media assemblages for my book displays, as well as cards. Thank you for another chance, and I would like the Wonderful Rabbits and Hares Collage sheet if I win.

  42. Anne Squire says:

    Our NZ Mixed Media swap group is doing matchboxes in a couple of month, wouldn’t this be awesome to make and give away in turn.

  43. Janet Turner says:

    Alice is my favrite subject to use for projects. I would love to use the Tiny Alice book cover collage sheet. Now I’m going to check out the Alice collage sheet sale!

  44. Dewanna Raite says:

    I would definitely make a pop up book! I would love to have the down the rabbit hole collage sheet if I win. Keeping my fingers crossed.

  45. I like them all! I guess I would choose Wonderland Hares. Check my FB page photo – it is Alice!

  46. Jo says:

    I love everything Alice! This is so cute and I love the miniature cards!

  47. LeAnn says:

    This is adorable! I would try something similar. The tin size collage sheet would be my choice if I win. Thank you for the chance.

  48. Monica Gabehart says:

    I would choose the Wonderland hares and rabbits collage sheet.

  49. Crystal Brown says:

    I love the mini Alice collage sheets. I could alter dominos, matchboxes, and scrapbooks. I could also alter jewlery, inches, tiny scrapbooks! Thank you for the chance!

  50. Jean Marmo says:

    Holy cow. These are amazing. Would love to make these into ornaments.

  51. Victoria Sturdevant says:

    I would love to try a pop up book. I’d love the Mad Hatter Collage as an add-on.

  52. Elizabeth H. says:

    I would make a pop up book. I would get the vintage tea ads for my college sheet.

  53. Joan Allard says:

    I love Alice, but my sister loves her more, so I would have to make a little book for her.

  54. Carolyn says:

    While I adore both of these little books, I have been obsessed with pop-ups as of late so I would be creating a pop-up. You have so many amazing Alice sheets it is hard to choose just one, but I think the Alice Silhouettes would be my choice as it has the absolem, the canary and the jabberwocky too!

  55. sheila AR says:

    This tiny book is adorable…and Alice! I had no idea a pop up could be made so easily but now I would like to attempt one. The bonus collage sheet I would love would be Alice Plays Croquet.

  56. Debbie Stine says:

    You’re Mad. Bonkers. Off your Head…But I’ll Tell You A Secret…All of the Best People Are! Alice Collage, please.

  57. Andrea Pretlow says:

    I would make a non pop up matchbox book, and would love the Alice book covers sheet. Alpha Stamps makes my brain happy.

  58. chark says:

    wow, that little book is fab! I love the Alice domino sheet…and all things Alice!

  59. Kris Hull says:

    This is wonderful, I love miniatures AND Alice AND books!!

  60. KAREN YOUNG says:

    Love Wonderland theme. I would do an altered book opening into tree winding staircase to wonderland below.

  61. Laura callies says:

    I wouls make an alice pop-up book as well. I have some of the alice sheets, but we’re all mad here would be a fun addition!