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A “Fine Folk Art” Cirque du Wonderland

Cirque du Wonderland by Cart Before The Horse

Cirque du Wonderland was created by Dylan & Jo, a mom-and-pop artistic collaboration collectively known as Cart Before The Horse. Details of the work, which was a commission, can be seen on Jo’s blog. Other Alice in Wonderland creations which are for sale can be browsed on the Cart Before The Horse website, including this… [read full post]

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Hallowe’en in Wonderland scrapbook supplies

Graphic 45

Hallowe’en is only three months away and scrapbook and paper crafting company Graphic 45 is ready with a new “Hallowe’en in Wonderland” paper collection. The illustrations are Tenniel “spookified” –  Alice wear’s a witch’s hat, the Mad Hatter’s tie has pumpkins on it, and the Red Queen has a devil’s tail. You seem to need… [read full post]

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For Sale: Collages and Charms

"A Mad Tea Party" by Kenneth Rougeau
“A Mad Tea Party” by Kenneth Rougeau

Is it the surreal and episodic nature of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland that inspires so many collage-style artistic responses, or is it just what good twenty-first century artists do? Handmade “vintage” jewelry, steampunk fashion, photo collage: it’s all very po-mo, isn’t it? However, as the following demonstrates, the results can be pretty cool. Kenneth Rougeau has created eighteen illustrations for Alice’s… [read full post]

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Unbirthday Card Kits and Rubber Stamps

Even though it was Humpty Dumpty who first proposed the observance of unbirthdays, it is now of course often associated with Mad Tea Parties. For the crafty: Very Merry Unbirthday Cards and Card Kits sell two craft kits for making “Alice in Wonderland” and “Mad Hatter’s Tea Party” themed greetings cards, and other card-making products…. [read full post]

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