We're Off to See the Wizard

07:09:00

Hi everyone! Today's card that I want to share is a card I made for The Greeting Farm's Customer Challenge weekend over at Split Coast Stampers! The theme for this week's challenge is Favourite Children's Book, and I have chosen to go with The Wizard of Oz. I have turned one of my Anyas from the new Miss Anya Garland set into Dorothy with a gingham print, ruby slippers, and dark brown plaits. I paper pieced her banner with green DPs and wrote the word OZ on it.


I made some cascading hills using my Crate Paper DP, and drew in the yellow brick road. The green glittery thing at the back is MEANT to be the Emerald City - but that thing is hard to make! Haha - if you get a chance google the emerald city and you will know what I mean!



The sky background was done using my Broken China distress ink. I created a circular template for the clouds and sponged the ink over the top of the template to create the cloud and sky effect. This was a really easy technique that is quite effective - I am thinking that I will add a tutorial for this shortly! I finished the card off with some green zigzag stitching just to ground the colours.



Dorothy was coloured using my copic markers. I finally have my new skin coloured copics and they certainly make a difference!

Thanks for stopping by :)

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22 comments

  1. You are killing me with cuteness here! This is SO fantastic, I love it. So clever. I love the Emerald City... it's perfect. Her teeny ruby slippers! Ah, so so cute. :)

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  2. Fantastic card Alyce.. Love your yellow brick road..Loz

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  3. I saw you at MIM, what a beautiful card, love the hills, she is indeed colored beautiful.

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  4. This is such a lovely card hun..love how you have done the clouds, and such a lovely image..so cute!
    Saw this on Make it Monday..So glad I stopped by!
    Hugs,
    Marjorie
    xx

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  5. This is fabulous, sweet image and those clouds are fab...Popped over from Make it Monday to have a look.
    Wendy xx

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  6. Love your card it is so cute.Popped over from Make it Monday.xxx

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  7. The background on this card is amazing! Such a great idea!

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  8. The gingham dress is brilliant. Saw your project on Make it Monday and had to come over and take a closer look.
    TFS
    Paul
    Crafty Blogocks
    DT Member for Catch The Bug

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  9. Fabulous creation, love the scene you have created. I saw this on Make it monday and had to pop over to take a closer look.
    Cathy xx

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  10. Wauuu. Great idea for hills, using different papers and putting them together.
    I saw your card at Make it Monday and I stopped by to see more.

    Looking forward to see some of your other work. I'm new at paper-carfting, so I'm colecting some new ideas as I go along other artist's blogs. I love tips I get from bloggs. Sometimes the simpliest things get such good results :-)

    Happy Crafting. Best regards from Slovenia. Katarina XXX

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  11. Ohhhhhh how wonderful! A card after my home state! You really did an amazing job with the paper piecing here. Your hills look amazing and I love the banner on Dorothy. :) I laughed at the Emerald City bit. I think it's perfect just the way it is.


    Thank you for playing along with us at Make It Monday!
    Remember, for a chance to win the prize from our sponsor, leave a comment for another entry and mention that you saw them on Make It Monday.
    Lisa xx

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  12. Hi Alyce!
    This is Natalie from Anyone for Anya! We would love to have you join our Design team! Please contact me to let me know if you are still interested! nataliedshaw@hotmail.com
    Thanks! Your work is awesome!
    Nat :)

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  13. Fabulous card! Love the paper's torn edges :)

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  14. Hi

    Oh this is fabulous!! I love the yellow brick road that you "drew in" I thought it was designer paper!

    Thank you for sharing with us at Make It Monday this week.

    Michelle :o)

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  15. This is beautiful and the movie has always been my favorite so I LUV THIS:-) Wonderful job on this adorable card
    Hugs
    Michele

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  16. Here from MIM! What a sweet card.

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  17. The image is so cute and the background of this card is very interesting.



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  18. The image is so cute and the background of this card is very interesting.



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  19. h wow your card is so cute love the way you colored her hair and the way your created that stunning background saw you over on MIM hugs Mandy xxx

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  20. Oh wow your card is so cute love the way you colored her hair and the way your created that stunning background saw you over on MIM hugs Mandy xxx

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  21. Such a beautiful card, you have done an amazing job with drawing the yellow brick road. Had to take a closer look from MIM

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  22. Too precious!! LOVE the paper piecing!!
    Sammi
    xxx

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