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I 'm wife, a mother , a daughter, a sister,a friend,a crazy faerie loving, art creating, born in England living in the states, blond hair blue eyed, tea drinking, mixed media, atc swapper, digital artist, blogger ,Facebook, reader, writer, old movie watcher, paper addicted, high heel lover, dog owner,cupcake eater, creatively eccentric.. party hat wearer. Welcome to my blog. Where I hope you'll stay awhile and come back often. Hugs Wendy

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Saturday, June 25, 2011

I'm late, I'm late for a very important date

A knock awoke me and I rushed to the door , just time to see a white rabbit disappear next door. He had  left a letter, an invite to a tea party, to happen right NOW. Just time to put on my Alice band and close the front door... but wait; where do I go?

Then I spyed the rabbit's foot prints leading the way.. I followed and followed down the green path , through the bushes and plants until at last they came upon a tiny blue house hidden by grass...





 ...where the mad hatter met me and said with a smile on his face "I was starting to wonder if you were not late"   


'I'm sorry, forgive me, I came in good grace  I hope this is the place?


"OH yes," said the hatter,  "but we must hurry and must have haste."  As he walked throught the small door with a big grin on his face....                    



but I can't get in ... the house is too small........


"I can fix that" he said pointing to a small bottle.... the label said drink me...  it would make me grow small.




and slowly I shrank down to the size of mouse.. and could enter the mad hatter's house will no trouble at all... "welcome" called out the guests, all ready seated, they were Acorn and her little sister Weed. Miss Oak stood at the back with a basket full of kitties...


the kettle had boiled and the faerie cups lay; waiting to be fill with rose hip tea...


Everyone had happy faces except for Rosebud who was quite upset that Willow the dog had taken her red mushroom seat... 








"Oh good you have arrived at last "said the dog.... I looked around the small living room and stared in amazement at the goodies on the table in front of me...




jellybeans and cupcakes , lemonade and rose hip tea........  too many good things to eat










toadstools and magic


mad hatter's hats so tall and so bright




the clock stuck midnight , in no time at all  




Time to go home but wait, I was still so very small .....


and with that the white rabbit appeared and handed over a cake..






 then with a twitch of his nose...
 disappeared in a cloud of faerie dust.


The cake was so pretty with blue icing words; it said so clearly in two little words... the thing I must do to get back to size ... so with a smile on my face I took a large bite..... My feet began to tingle my nose began to itch... and before I knew what had happened I was home in my bed....

I hope you had fun here and you're welcome to come back... who knows what will happen... when one day we'll go back...

but Wait don't go yet!



I have one more surprise ... for the Mad hatter left this. One of his top hats.  


to share with you...



Just leave me a comment and email to win this ... A mad hatters hat

I will pick out a name on July 1st at noon. 
Now I wish you good luck.....and I'm off to the other tea parties...won't you join me?



Update: the mad hatter is ......asleep. 


Wow sugar rush from all the goodies I've eaten and my head hurts from all the talking and laughing this weekend....and my faerie wings are worn out....... That mad hatter is such a joker and Alice the sweetest girl... the white rabbit needs a holiday away from the nasty queen and she needs.... to stop moaning about the colour of her roses and her jam tarts...


I want to send a big super sized thank you to VANESSA for hosting.... but also thank you all of YOU for popping over to see me and leaving such nice comments......Thanks to Laura at the land of Nod for her images...Terri for her tutorial on faeries houses... hugs wendy....

74 comments:

apinkdreamer said...

what a wonderful party! thanks for inviting me!!!

http://apinkdreamer.blogspot.com/2011/06/mad-tea-summer-party-in-pumpkinland.html

Pixie said...

Oh wow, this is amazing! I love the mushrooms...what a fanciful, artistic and creative party. Thanks for inviting me.

http://pixiepages.blogspot.com/2011/06/mad-tea-tasting-extravaganza.html

Terri said...

Wendy! Your tea party is pure fanciful fun! I adore your little house and all your fairies and other guests...how fabulous! Every detail is amazing. So glad I was invited to come along too! Thank you!
Hugs,
Terri
http://artfulaffirmations.blogspot.com/2011/06/mad-tea-party.html

mirsini's creations said...

Hi!!!! i really enjoyed you Mad Hatter Tea party!!! Fantastical and magic!!!!!
Oh!!! The Mad Hatters hat is lovely!!! Wonderful giveaway!!!
:o))))

Jacqui said...

That was a really fun journey!! Magical
Hugs
Jacqui

KathrynAntyr said...

What a madly divine adventure. Love the details.

I too have a party and gifts for all who visit. I do hope you can make it by!

Follow this link: http://collagediva.typepad.com/collagediva/2011/06/tea-party.html

Sweet day to you!

The Weekend Artist said...

I love your mini-party how detailed can you get! If you have the time come visit mine for a cup of tea or 2!

http://theweekendartist.blogspot.com/2011/06/mad-tea-party-2011-by-weekend-artist.html

wickedfaerie said...

Fabulous! I am so glad I fell down the rabbit hole this morning, what a wonderful Mad Hatter's Tea Party indeed. I would love to win the Mad Hatter's Hat, must dash I am having tarts with the Red Queen this afternoon.

Sue ( The Wicked Faerie Queen)

Janet Ghio said...

A wonderful tea party and I love the Mad Hatter's hat left behind!

rachelsmith133 said...

I really enjoyed your party, I loved all your little home made bits and pieces they all looked gorgeous.

I'd love you to visit my party http://phoenixra.blogspot.com/2011/06/wonderings-on-tea-party.html

Carousel Dreams said...

What fun! Your little tea party looks so delightful...thankyou so much for having me - I had a lovely time x

Sassy Marsha said...

Ohhh, I love a tea party! What absolute FuN!!!!!

Pick me, pick me, I'd love to wear your fab MaD HaTtEr HaT to tea with thee!!!

I hope you have a magical weekend!!

xxoo
Marsha

(sassyminidolls at gmail dot com)

Lisa said...

thank you for such a magical tea party!! i had a wonderful time!
i am in love with your beautiful blog!
cheers
lisa

Christina Silverio said...

What an incredible party, and such a lovely hat...I would wear it to all the finest occassions, you know... ;)
Thank you for throwing such a magically mad tea party! Have a lovely day!
Christina
http://www.hoydendesigns.blogspot.com/

Only Cute Things said...

what a cute Mad tea party post
I love your decor and your madness!
I have enjoyed your post very much!

from so far away

Visit me anytime...

xoxo

The Gossamer Tearoom said...

What a pretty blog and such a sweet party! Thank you for inviting me and thank you for your visit as well!!

Betty

artistamyjo said...

You are so creative my dear. I enjoyed every photo with your story.
Such a delightful time at your party.
Hugs, Amy
www.artsitamyjo.com

Magic Love Crow said...

Happy Mad Tea Party ;o) I had such a great time ;o) So much food and drink! Everything was so sparkly and fun ;o) I loved it all ;o) Please count me into your giveaway ;o) Have a magical day and I hope to see you at my party ;o)

Ms Misantropia said...

Wow, you're a scrapbooking fiend, aren't you? Lovely :)
Have a great weekend!

Whim & Fancy Designs said...

Lovely...Just lovely!!! Thanks for a great time and I love hat!!!
xoxo,Ann-Denise

Firecracker Kid said...

I was very entertained indeed and would be pleased if you would enter me. For I'd love to have a Mad Hatter's hat to share with my fat chesire cat.
Carol

Denise said...

Wendy,Such fun and so pretty.Thank you for inviting me.Please include my name in the drawing.Come by and join my Mad tea party.See you there.

Pabkins said...

What a wonderful job putting together this posting - simply love it! And what a treat - the possibility to add a hat to my collection of wonderland trappings!

I hope you decide to visit my party for a chance to win as well!

tlabunski at gmail dot com

Tabitha of
http://pabkins.blogspot.com/2011/06/mad-tea-party-my-wonderland-wedding.html

fairiemoon said...

I love the little house you made. I had to blow it up and look at it more closely!

Thanks for the treat!

Have a mad party!
Erin :)

http://www.fairiemoon.typepad.com/weathertop

Shell said...

The Mad Hatter's House is truly magical. A lovely Party.

Melanie Statnick said...

So pretty! Thank you for the invite. I like your table

Faerie Moon Creations said...

What a fabulous party this was!!!! Thank you so much for inviting me to attend. That is such a darling gift the Mad Hatter left for one lucky guest. :) Enjoy all the festivities of the day!!!! :)

Sara said...

What a colorful and beautiful party you have here. Thank you for the invitation. xx

DogsMom said...

As I saw your fairy wearing the Mad HAt I wished I could have one for my own table fairy or angel!

So much to see here I could get lost for hours, so you know I must return.

http://dogsmom.wordpress.com/2011/06/24/dreaming-madly-of-tea/

Sylvia Smiser said...

Oh what a magnificent time I had at your mad tea party. Please enter me to win that wonderful hat!
Thank you for having me over.
I do hope you will also visit me
http://www.anaboocreations.blogspot.com
Sylvia : )

Kathy said...

Love that hatter hat! Great post. Utterly charming. - Kathy

Wendelou72 said...

A magical time I have had. Thank you!

Wende

http://creativeartseatables.wordpress.com/2011/06/25/mad-tea-party-with-a-southern-twist/

Mina said...

Oh Wendy, what a delightful party. I had so much fun and the foods were scrumptious! Thank you for inviting me to such an enchanting gala event.

Buccaneers and Ball Gowns said...

What a wonderful adventure. And aren't we lucky that there is a hat to spare. It is scrumptious!

Robin said...

So sorry I am late
For this important date.
I'm still making my way down the list.

With too little time
I'm leaving this rhyme
For I'm adamant about wanting to persist.

All this running about
Has left me dry in the mouth.
Might I have a cup of tea?

Your cupcakes
And your jellybeans
They are so tempting to me

Oh my, the time
It goes so fast
I must be on my way

But fear not friend
I shall return
Please……Have a beautiful day.

Heathen said...

Thank you for inviting me to your lovely tea party! (and for your lovely comments on mine)

I love the diorama, so adorable!

Aurelia said...

Lovely party and I really like your pictures, the "old" ones especially :)

I'm also taking part in the Mad Tea Party blog hop and hope that you'll visit my party to have some fun there too :)

http://modernwomans.blogspot.com/2011/06/welcome-to-my-english-tea-party.html

Kelly said...

I love how you played around with 2D and 3D images! What a visual feast! Thanks for sharing!

Incipient Wings said...

magical, beautiful, I love love love your tea party!

Fair Rosamund said...

What a lovely party, with such delicious treats!! I adore that tiny blue house too :) I would love to be entered to win that fabulous hat! Thank you so much for inviting me to your party :) ~Lauren

http://fairrosie.blogspot.com/2011/06/mad-tea-party.html

Deanna said...

What a wonderful party! I really enjoyed your blog and the yummy pictures!

Hugs,
Deanna
http://www.scrappilyeverafter-cheriese.blogspot.com/

Linda said...

Oh my, you had a woundrus party and I had so much fun. I met new people and tasted new things. So much to see in so little time. thank you for your invite. Please visit me at.
momentsinaneye.blogspot.com

You can call me Tawny.... said...

What a wonderful party!

Thank you for the Rose Hip tea! it is my favorite!

And thank you so very much for stoping by my little cottage garden earlier!

Kerstin Bulin said...

Wow, i love your Mad Tea Party...all this wonderful little Things...(sorry my english is not so good)...the little black butterfly...im looking for someone like this, do you make that by your self ???
Have a wonderful time
Kerstin

im zoe said...

Such a sweet tea party post, thanks for having me over.

Zoe
http://blessedbeeapothecary.blogspot.com/

Jen said...

Beautiful treats thank you for inviting me! Very creative!

Teresa said...

What a lovely hat... tpescal@gmail.com

Scrap Vamp said...

What a fantastical magical tea party! Thank you so much for inviting me. I hope you'll visit my tea party as well.

http://scrapvamp.blogspot.com/2011/06/mad-tea-party-2011.html

forevervampress@aol.com

Karla of Dreamaginarius said...

Love your blog!! Your art is so magically ethereal, love it!! Thank you for sharing your story and inviting me to your wonderful Mad Tea Party!

I would love to fashion the Mad Hatter's hat! Please count me in!

Have a wonderful day!

xo,
Karla
www.dreamaginarius.com
dreamaginarius@gmail.com

❀~Myrna~❀ said...

I have enjoyed your party very much.
Happy UnBirthday to you !
Blessings,
~Myrna
http://daylily777-myenchantedhome.blogspot.com/2011/06/mad-tea-party.html

Cameron said...

Such beautiful colors and wonderful treats!

Thank you so much for inviting me :)

paintmyselfpretty(at)yahoo(dot)com

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

How very creative, Wendy! I loved your tea party! I love the hat you incorporated into the setting and how lovely you are giving one away. Thanks so much for visiting my tea party!

Penny said...

Thank you so much for letting me come with you on your Tea Party with the Mad Hatter. I had such a lovely time.

Hugs,
Penny

Georgie Horn said...

Lovely! I wish I was at the party in person!

Samantha said...

Thank you for a lovely party :)
What a hat! I'm well known in my family for my love of eccentric hats. I think I'd look nice in this ;)

shinsgirl@yahoo.com

TheFairyyellowbugQueen said...

Your post is my favorite! It's pure magic. That child theatre is over the moon! *smiles* Norma

fairyrocks said...

Well it looks like a good time was had by all.
I do have to say, be careful with the elixr...LOL
Keep smiling and creating

Sylvia Smiser said...

Hi, I accidentally left a wrong blog address. Here is the correct one
http://www.anaboocreationsbysylvia.blogspot.com
Thank you,
Sylvia

Carolee said...

What a lovely party! Thanks so much for inviting me! :)

♥ Carolee

Trish - Sweetology101 said...

Absolutely magical experience..what a fabulous place you just transported me too...I would love your photo editing talents...unreal. Do you use a program? Just amazing in every single way! http://sweetology101.blogspot.com/2011/06/mad-tea-party-for-pink-saturday.html

spiceblogger said...

Sooo many details! Fatastical madness!
Thank you for inviting me.... :)

http://www.inthelandofspice.com/spiceblog/spiceblog/Entries/2011/6/25_Mad_Tea_Party.html

Danni said...

What a wonderful party, I loved all the details and the cakes and rose hip tea were both so delightful!

I would love to toss my name in for the tiny hat! artful.danni(at)gmail(dot)com

bubbygigi said...

I loved your story and the pictures that went with it. They were superb! You are so creative. I'd love to come and play with you. Come and check out my blog when you have time.

Gita

Karin said...

Lovely party! Thank you!

AlphaBetsy said...

So beautiful!! Thank you for having me. :)

If you would like, please come visit me at http://fromthemindofalphabetsy.blogspot.com/2011/06/mad-tea-party-2011.html

<3

Betsy

Missouri's Lilac said...

OMG, SOOOO WONDERFUL!!! I love it and all the fantastic things you put together are beyond AMAZING. I hopped over to your blog to let you know that you won the vintage lace. So please enter me in your giveaway!! My email is
brontereader76@yahoo.com
THANKS Wendy!!
AJ

Alisa said...

Such a sweet, little tea party! Thank you for having me!

Cindy Rose's Garden said...

Wow, that was incredible & the response was worth it, wasn't it? Great job, Wendy!

http://afancifultwist.typepad.com said...

OH!!!!! Creative imaginative enchantment!!

Your little blue house is amazing! It's like two parties in one here, you have outdone yourself!! Your spread, your creations, all of it, Wonderland indeed!!

Love, A Fanciful Twist

lynn said...

what a wonderful way to spend the afternoon.. with all your tea friends.. and im so glad that you found an extra hat. im sure i could find a place for it here in my home :)
thank you for sharing all the talent and fun at your party.
big ladybug hugs
lynn

Susan said...

what w magically delightful tale and party! Love how you made a miniture party using collage images (I am like the collage queen, why didn't I think of that, LOL) and a giveaway also...so fabulous!
Please visit my party.
Susan

susanscraps AT comcast DOT net

party link:
http://piecesoffatesusan.blogspot.com/2011/06/fanciful-twists-mad-tea-party-2011.html

Jingle said...

Your tea party is an absolute Delight! I love all the art you created for it! Beautiful! And I would be so jumping up and down excited to win that giveaway!!!!

Joyce van der Lely said...

What a lovely party ♥

I know I am a little late in visiting, but I am so happy I did ! Please come visit my party too ?!

www.jetdtsetters.blogspot.com/2011/06/mad-tea-party-alice-in-underwaterland.html


Joyce

Bourbonnatrix said...

what a beautiful mad hatter :) great post!

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