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    New Alice in Wonderland Shrine by Shannon Cooper! Alice SALE!

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

    This Wonderland is Better shrine by Design Team Member Shannon Cooper is so wonderful! Shannon used the new Little Niche Shrine – Potion Bottle and new Drink Me Collage Sheet (and made a flower-covered tree with the recently-new Bellflower Mini Punch) to create a beautiful, petite shrine worthy of spring or anyone’s bookshelf!

    That new niche shrine is quite small, like all the other Niche Shrines. Plus that new collage sheet was designed specifically for the small niches in all those shrines.

    Here’s some background about the artwork from Shannon’s blog post:

    I’ve expressed my love for all of the niche shrines from Alpha Stamps before, but I’m going to repeat myself. I love those things! I’ve gotten my hands on quite a few of them, and the newest one is just as enjoyable. Especially if it’s Alice or Hallowe’en themed! Both of those ideas would work well with the potion bottle shape of the new niche shrine. I went with Alice and am saving Hallowe’en for another project.

    The shrine was covered with Alice Herself Scrapbook Paper and the images are from the new Drink Me Collage Sheet. I love that collage sheet as much as all of the niche shrines; choosing an Alice for the inside was nearly impossible.

    I decided to squish Alice inside the niche and added the White Rabbit to the outside. Alice has stacked adhesive pop dots behind her to place her a bit closer, and there is also a small sliver of pop dot behind the Rabbit’s fan. On the uncut image of Alice and the Rabbit, the fan is drawn over Alice’s hair, so I used a duplicate of the same image to cut out the fan and put it where I wanted.

    Another great thing about this shrine is the separate shaped chipboard bottle blanks in case you want to have the shrine stand alone vs using the included hanger. I papered the bottle shape and glued it to the back of the niche portion of the shrine. I had considered using another bottle blank and hinge it to the front like a book, so you could open it to reveal a little scene inside. Maybe next time!

    The tree (which I failed to take pictures of during construction) is made from four cloth covered florist stems that were twisted together for the trunk and separated at the top to create branches. Brown crepe paper was twisted around the wires and glued together with watered down Tacky Glue. The blossoms were punched from pink tissue paper using a Bellflower Mini Punch and glued on to the tree.

    Great work, Shannon!

    Ok… I used most of Shannon’s text from her post, but you can see more photos on her blog post (and you can see the back of the shrine below in the Giveaway). Plus here’s Shannon’s supply list.

     
    What else is new?

    More Alice goodies! (Well, mostly… those potion bottle blanks that fit the back of the Potion Bottle Little Niche Shrine could be Halloween potions bottles, too.)

     
    NEW Flash Sale: EVERYTHING Alice in Wonderland!

    This is a big, mixed-item group, inspired by Shannon’s artwork! The ENTIRE Alice Collection is on sale at 25% off! All kinds of items, from charms to collage sheets to miniatures! AND the sale includes 3 of the new items announced today!

    180 items! AND: anything on clearance or a digital image set or a rubber stamp in this group is marked down to 50% off!

    The sale ends MONDAY NIGHT, APRIL 24th at midnight PST. See the entire sale collection here!

    Here’s examples of clearance items in the sale (all with a teapot/tea cup theme):

     
    Wonderland is Better Giveaway!

    Ah… even the back of Shannon’s shrine is so sweet! The frame (over another Alice image from the Drink Me Collage Sheet) is from the Altoids Inserts Vignette Set. The red hearts in the corners of the frame were punched from a Heart Mini Punch.

    I’m starting this Giveaway prize with the 2 items linked in that last paragraph!

    Plus a few items already mentioned above:
    – the new Little Niche Shrine – Potion Bottle (and the chipboard bottle blanks to make a standing shrine),
    – a sheet of the Alice Herself Scrapbook Paper and
    – the new Drink Me Collage Sheet

    To enter the Wonderland is Better Giveaway 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, April 24, 2020).

    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 Random.org).

    The winner of the Percolator Shrine Giveaway from the last newsletter is Dianna! Please check your email for more information. If you didn’t win that Giveaway (see the photo below), now’s your time: The Miniature Thermoses (thermoses? thermi?) are running out fast!

      
    Posted by Leslie, April 23rd, 2020

    46 responses to “New Alice in Wonderland Shrine by Shannon Cooper! Alice SALE!”

    1. Kim R says:

      Thats me…completely lost..but I wouldnt be if I won this delightful kit!

    2. jackie says:

      gotta love Alice

    3. Kathy Toews says:

      Shannon is amazing! Love the tree.

    4. Monica Gabehart says:

      Love this shrine bottle with Alice and the rabbit! So whimsical!

    5. Jen says:

      I am loving how versatile those shrines are!

    6. Dorothy Peterson says:

      Always room for more Alice projects.

    7. Sharon West says:

      I have always adored anything Alice, and so does my daughter! This is lovely.

    8. Patti Flasch says:

      OOOOHHH! An Alice Tarot! And, once more, some really wonderful shrine inspiration…thanks!

    9. Helen says:

      I am always up for a little shrine fun!

    10. Pauline Martini says:

      So cute. Love Alice.

    11. Judy Adamcyk says:

      The little shrines are wonderful!

    12. Lenore Guajardo says:

      Omygosh I love all of it. Love miniatures and Alice in wonderland.

    13. Kim Lucak says:

      The cherry blossom tree is breathtaking with Alice and the rabbit!!!

    14. Peg Crescenzo says:

      I love Alice and working with miniature projects!

    15. Debbie Rollier says:

      I love Alice in wonderland. Shannon did a beautiful job.

    16. Barbara Griggs says:

      One can never have enough Alice; I particularly love the bottle shrine, the backing that allows it to stand (so hard to find a place to hang these little things) and the clever tree which I will certainly emulate!

    17. Rhonda says:

      As a child I had some Alice and wonderland toys. I will always love everything Alice.

    18. Nancy Gray says:

      It’s amazing how people of all ages treasure Alice…including me at 70!

    19. Anne S. says:

      The tree is amazing.

    20. Nadine says:

      Adorable!

    21. Kathy S. says:

      Alice is back!

    22. ricki walker says:

      This has nice light Spring colors! Love it!

    23. Ann F. says:

      So cute! Love how “Spring like” it is.

    24. Jaimi B says:

      That tree and the blossoms on that shrine are just gorgeous!

    25. Gabrielle Schmidt says:

      I’m late, I’m late, I’m late! I hope not, haha. I usually am. My niece loves all things Alice. I would love to make her something like this.

    26. Vera Collier says:

      While I do like the Alice Shrine, my mind is leaning towards a Halloween project.

    27. Sue O. says:

      The perfect touch of whimsy to help us through strange times.

    28. Cherry Nowell says:

      It is wonderful. Hope you pick me!! 🍒

    29. Laural says:

      A very cute idea, indeed. The Alice paper is gorgeous

    30. Susan Coolidge says:

      So many great ideas! Never bored with all you present. Thanks.

    31. Ina Good says:

      I love all things ALICE!! Your shrine and collage sheets are awesome too!

    32. Karen Mallory says:

      Alice!! My absolute favorite!! I love the little potion bottle shrine!

    33. Denise Bryant says:

      Awesome Alice-themed items! Beautiful projects!

    34. Cristy Ines says:

      Love this collection! Thank you!

    35. Nancy S says:

      Just love all this Alice awesomeness!

    36. Daylan says:

      Love Alice! Thank you for another opportunity!

    37. Gail says:

      No one is ever to old for Wonderland! This is great.

    38. Karen Ann says:

      I can’t get enough of Alice Alice Alice

    39. Kitty Tatman says:

      The flowers just make these little shrines!

    40. kathleen codyrachel says:

      This is delightful! I love Alice as so many do, with good cause! Thanks for this and having such terrific Alice bits and bobs

    41. Joan Allard says:

      I do love all things Alice, and the shrine bottle is such a great project.

    42. LeAnn Aagard says:

      Alice in Wonderland is my favorite.

    43. Jennifer Sobolewski says:

      I love all things Alice!

    44. Bridget Haig says:

      What a sweet giveaway,to escape all the craziness going on right now. How nice to just climb into a bottle.