For the first photo I used the print with the large black dots
For this second photo I used the print int he upper righthand corner with the octagons and lots of black and red.
I found this great tutorial on pinterest for making a paper mache teacup. Mrs. Ann Wood posted a tutorial and printout for the pattern. I printed out the pattern and cut it out in cardboard and put it all together using her instructions.
I then tore up my gelli plate patterns and adhered those with modge podge. It was tough and I had to do a lot of holding the paper down.
It would probably be easier to use something more flexible than card stock but at this point I was committed.
I'm SO sorry but I didn't take any of pictures as I was doing this. I just forget and get carried away sometimes. Sorry!
Anyway, I did the same with the handle, paper and modge podge. I also wanted my cup to have a plate so I used cardboard to cut a circle and my gelli prints to modge podge on there as well.
I have this great collection of Octopode Factory Alice In Wonderland characters by artist Lilly Chivers. I wanted to use those so i printed out a sheet and cut a few of them out for my cup. I used popsicle sticks and glued my Alice and Mad Hatter characters to them in order to stick them inside the cup so they were standing up.
I also put some pink heart tissue paper inside my cup to fill the inside.
I used one of my leftover flower petals from my the previous creation Here and added a heart shaped brad.
Everything was glue gunned to the cup and I also glued the cup to the plate.
I made a little sign for the Cheshire Cat with that famous Quote "Your Late For Tea!" I glues that onto a popsicle stick that I cut smaller and glued it behind the cat so it would look like he is holding it.
I have to say this was SO fun to make. I really had a great time putting it together. I love Lilly Chiver's whimsy and fun characters, they really add personality to this project.
I am entering this project into the following challenges:
Anything But A Card - Their challenge this week is to create something Springy or Alice In Wonderland Themed.
613 Avenue Create - This Week Is Anything Goes over there
Simon Says Stamp and Show - This week they are doing "Quotes" and I used the Famous Quote from Alice In Wonderland "Your Late For Tea" haha! That is my #1 Favorite movie of all time. I love it!!
Thanks for stopping by, next time I will be careful to take pictures of my process. SMILES!!