All posts tagged: alice in wonderland

Down The Rabbit Hole: A Day Trip to Oxford

    Oxford is a magical place. It’s no wonder Lewis Carroll was inspired to write the equally enchanting adventures of Alice in Wonderland here. Here, in a place not more than two short hours from the bustle of London, even the River Thames is quelled by the English countryside’s mystic green. But don’t be mistaken, Oxford isn’t a sleepy green hollow for shisha smoking catapillars. It’s heart beats in synchronicity with London’s as commuter trains connecting the two pump life both in and out. Gaining speed as they rush towards the capital, the trains transform, much like the river, into a proper London rush before turning around to carry escapees to a quieter reality (or wonderland). Oxford’s magic is in its dual identity of countryside haven and bustling academic epicentre. But whether you are a London day-tripper or a resident Oxford student the city provides all the escape you need. A stroll through the university’s Botanical Gardens will inspire your imagination as you gaze at ferne leaves bigger than yourself with stems as round …

Eco Home Prints

On a bit of a creative spree, and desire to do some redecorating, I recycled magazines to make some groovy eco home prints.  All the fun is choosing a design and creating it. I wanted a vintage look, so I chose a vintage font, and kept things simple in regard to design.  Two of the designs were inspired by my favorite Disney movies, Alice in Wonderland “It’s always tea time” and Snow White “Mirror, mirror on the wall.”  I absolutely love cupcakes!!! Especially, Red Velvet, so for my third design I went with the ever famous quote by Marie Antoinette, “Let them eat cake.” How to create your own Create your design, and then print them on recycled magazine paper. Tip: It’s best to use silhouettes for designs as they show up better.  Also, try to find magazine pages which is mostly text to achieve the print as your background. You can choose whatever size you would like, I went with 4×6 and then bought frames to display them. Trace out a 4×6 box over …