Saturday, 26 June 2010

Glad you could come, the fun has just begun....




Myrtle and Eduardo are the first to arrive


"Is that what I think it is?" squeaks Mathilda when she spies Eduardo's mysterious bottle.
"Yes, dear Mathilda. It belonged to Great Grandpapa, his famous vintage Birch and Amanita wine, thought I'd share a drop or too. Hmmm, it looks like that belonged to Great Grandpapa too!"
Eduardo said as he caught sight of Myrtle's brand new shoe...



Oh dear, looks like Myrtle's been pillaging the burial grounds again!!!!




What sumptuous delights! Gertrude brought a delicious macarron filled with cream and strawberries, Myrtle a rare and delicious egg and Nelimosa (the flouncer) brought a Snortleberry Surprise.
None of this has escaped Weesk and The Woo, who are peering through the greenery and drooling too...



"Won't you have some Moss Dew cordial and join us dear Woo" asks Mathilda
"Moss Dew cordial?"
"Yes" snickers Mathilda.


"Come Woo have some Snortleberry Surprise" invites Nelimosa " I made it myself" she boasts.
"Those aren't Snortleberries" indignantly cries The Woo
"Surprise!!!!!" chortles Nelimosa.


Don't worry!! Weesk is here as well , enjoying Strawberries with Gertrude but not  a drop of Amanita brew ;)
He knew, unlike The Woo that Moss Dew cordial doesn't stink and turn your brain to stew!!
Please forgive him for not telling her of Mathilda's dastardly plan, you see Woo's been rubbing stinging nettles in his eyes again lately, punishment for his mishaps and naps!


But wait who's that upon the fern? It's the Christmas witch, oh no! Did no-one invite her at all?


Oh we're sorry Witchy-Poo, this will never do. 'Twas all a rush and in our haste we forgot to visit your tree!! 
"Oh dear friends, I'm afraid I cursed you in my despair" wailed the Christmas witch. "I called upon The Galibeast, he'll crunch your bones and eat you up!!!"



" But I've only worn this hat once" sighed Mathilda.


"Don't despair, The Beast can be pacified with a slurp of your lovely egg!"



 Be still and show no fear, The Galibeast approaches....


Yippee it's working!!  But where is The Woo? Did he crunch her bones and eat her up too?



No, she's here under a bush, with an un-Snortleberry stuck to her nose. Looks like the Amanita brew got the best of her too!!









Anyone fancy a cup of tea?


Still hungry? For much munching of magic and more mad teas jump through the portal here

74 comments:

Maggi said...

~*~*~*Hip hip hurray it's Tea Party Day!*~*~*~

What a delightful tale! The tea was delicious, just what I needed on this day of parties!

Thanks for having me at your tea party! if you haven't been already, you're cordially invited to my mad tea party! Have yourself a mad sort of day! :)

Sandra Van Winkle said...

Love your dolls! And the tea party was the most magical. Thanks for inviting me.

Won't you please visit us for a tea party adventure?
http://vanwinklesart.blogspot.com/2010/06/sarah-and-search-for-mad-hatters-tea.html

MARLOU B. said...

Lovely dolls!!!

I really enjoyed your magical party!
Thank you so much for sharing.

Kristal said...

What a magical array of creatures you have created.

I've had a lovely time at your Tea, thanks for having me!

~♥~
Kristal

Whisperings 13 said...

What amazingly odd dolls you create! I LoVE them! and they seem to be quite the party goers!
brilliant.

Lady Lux said...

Beautiful, beautiful teaparty, I love your dolls so much :)

Shayna Prentice said...

Exquisite, brilliant, shining, glowing, bright, dazzling, lustrous, radiant, resplendent, scintillating, sparkling, vivid, exceptional, glorious, superb, magnificent, visionary, wild, poetic, oneiric, fantastical, fabulous, dear, sweet, beautiful, enchanted, wonderful gifted artist MELANIE. I am so completely touched by your creations and the world you all create together!

Maria-Thérèse afiori.com said...

What a wonderful, strange party!

♥ Alice Maria-Thérèse Afiori in Swedish Wonderland blog.afiori.com

Christina Silverio said...

Oh, please save a cup of tea for me at your magical dolly party! What amazing dolls you have! :)

dellamarinis said...

Oh, what a motley crew you have assembled here! Stark, raving mad and yet courteous enough to remember the Christmas witch :) Visions of egg and Amanita brew will dance in my head! Enjoy the mad day!

Scrap Vamp said...

What a strange and delightful journey! Thanks for having me at your tea party!

KathrynAntyr said...

Happy Mad Tea Party day! I love all of the care you took to design your dolls and tell your story.

Follow your heart and join me as we go to the Forest of Wishes. I have party gifts waiting for everyone! http://collagediva.typepad.com/collagediva/2010/06/blogparty.html

{{soul hugs}}
Kathryn, Collage Diva

Fair Rosamund said...

What interesting and lovely little partiers! :) Thank you for having me over for tea, it was delightful :) ~Lauren

Yarrow said...

Totally awesome post. I love, love,love your little people, thank you for sharing :)

Monkey-Cats Studio said...

A perfectly MAD tea party...such fun and right up my alley!!! Thank you for hosting such a great party!
Laurie

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Love your dolls and this fun tale! I think the beast stole the show! LOL! What a delight!

Happy Tea Partying...

XO,

Sheila :-)

Karen said...

A curious and wonderful party...Thank you :)
Ooh I so want a bottle of moss dew cordial.... sounds delicious. x

JJ Beazley said...

Dark, quirky and a little subversive, I should say. Most enjoyable. I'm so glad somebody got drunk.

Kaerie Faerie said...

fun tea party, it looks like you live in the land of faeries, so pretty
enjoyed the party
karey

dawaioser said...

*Oooh* - I love your creations...what divine works of art! Thanks for letting me share in your special tea party. If you haven't already feel free to drop by my gathering.
~ Misha/DawaiOser <3

http://dawaioser.livejournal.com/747155.html

KarenHarveyCox said...

Adorable creatures in the garden, hope they enjoyed the land of faeries and the mad hatter tea. Such a delightful party.
Happy Mad Tea Party,

Karen

Faerie Moon Creations said...

Fabulous party - so wondrously strange! Loved every moment of its beauty! If you have not made your way already, I do hope that you shall come and visit with me, as you join the White Queen and Mad Hatter for some cake ~ and tea
http://faeriemooncreations.blogspot.com/2010/06/its-mad-tea-party.html
...Theresa

michelleK said...

Great tea party. Adore your dolls. I find them very inspiring.

<3 Michelle

MarZel said...

I have to say that this has been one of the most fabulous tea parties today!! Wonderful and I enjoyed all your characters so much...as well as your originality.

Please come and have some tea at my party and sign up for some fantastic giveaways.

Thanks.

www.theplayoflightandshadow.blogspot.com

Carousel Dreams said...

Oh so magical here! I loved your tea party, thankyou for having me x

Javajune said...

very creative and fun! Enjoy the rest of the party
xo-jj

Deborah said...

Oooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo Love love love your dolls ♥♥♥ Love them BIG! Brilliant.
**clapping of many hands**

**blows kisses** Deb

Kandes Naylor said...

Come by and see me for a cup of tea. I am having a giveaway you won't want to miss!
-Kandes-
http://trickyfoxdesigns.blogspot.com/

Brook said...

Thank you for inviting me! I had a wonderful time getting to know your fabulous guests!

Kim Switzer said...

This was delicious whimsy! Your dolls are wonderful.

Sylvia Smiser said...

What a creative mind! I had a wonderful time meeting all of your dolls. Thank you for having me over for your tea party. Please come to mine when you get a moment. anaboocreationsbysylvia.blogspot.com

Saschi said...

absolutely wonderful! cozy and quaint and beautiful!

Anthropomorphica said...

Thank you dear folk for coming to our mad tea party, it's been wonderful to see you all and I will be popping over and slurping tea with Hatters, Queens and Flamingos for days to come, so see you there ;)

Anthropomorphica said...

Scrumptious Shayna, you are now officially my faery godmother of adjectives ;)

Indeed Jeff, it wouldn't have been a British summer tea party without someone drunk in the bushes ;)

harem6 said...

Wow!!! Loved your dolls! And we had such great time at the party! We've had some tea and ate all that strawberry cookie!Thank you for stopping by at ours!

Anthropomorphica said...

Glad you two could make it and I'm so happy that you had a good time ;)

Abi said...

Ooh, lovely dolls... and a lovely dog, and well, a lovely tea party! thanks for the invite :O)

Alisa said...

What a delightful time! (Though, I think I'll pass on the Moss Dew cordial.)
~Alisa

http://lifeisabeautifulplacetobe.blogspot.com/2010/06/would-you-like-little-more-tea.html

Evelyn's Wonderland said...

Oh Melanie! What a beautifully strange little world you have created. Your tea party was magnificent and wonderfully creative. I loved, loved, loved every moment of its beauty!!!

Thank you so much for stopping by my Hauntingly Mad Tea Party! if we weren't so far away, I would love for our little creations to play.

Have a beautiful weekend!
Evelyn :o)

Julie Ann Shahin said...

An absolutely perfect story and what great dolls!!!!

Please accept my invitation to my tea party at http://julieannshahin.blogspot.com/2010/06/if-i-had-world-of-my-own-everything.html

xoxo,
julie ann shahin
Mad Tea Party 2010

Papillon Bleu said...

It was magical! thank you!
Tea? oh yes please! one sugar and milk please.
;-)

marit said...

I was terribly late for your party. Sorry, sorry..... but I'm here now! Thanks for waiting, I wouldn't wanna miss YOUR tea party!!! What wonderful dolls you make! I'm in ooh and aahhh.... If you care for some more tea, you're very welcome at my place!

Carolee said...

What fun! Your dolls are just wonderful..

~ Carolee

So Dark So Cute said...

omg! i'm sooooo late at the parties!
but i soooooo much enjoyed yours! fabulous!
i'm sure you'll like my crazy party too! ;-)

Waterrose said...

OH, your creations are incredible! Loved the tea party....thanks for inviting me!

Victoria Sayer said...

Thanks ever so much for sharing your Mad Tea with me. Your dolls are so wonderfully fun. I so enjoyed myself. I do hope I didn't make a little piggy of myself, by eating too many Snortleberry Surprises(but they were so yummy!)Anyway, if you get the chance, please come and visit me for some more Mad Tea, in the Secret Enchanted Forest at:
http://greenandwhitegarden.blogspot.com/2010/06/mad-tea-party.html
~Vicki.

Nicomi "Nix" Turner said...

What a festive treat!

Anthropomorphica said...

Thanks Nicomi, so glad you could come :)

dandelionlady said...

Oh my goodness, what wonderful dolls! I love them completely! I adore your tea party! If you have a moment, I'd love it if you dropped by mine.

~Que Bella~ said...

What a delightfully mad tea party! Your dolls are wonderful and I loved your story! Cheers!

imaginationlane said...

Oh..your little people are beautiful and mysterious! The tea party was infused with magic..I felt myself enter into a world I never knew existed...it was wondrous.

Thank you so much for inviting me, and I'll come again if I may...

Lynette

Michelle Cummings said...

I'm sorry I'm late! My MIL's memorial was on the date of the party, so I'm now just getting my wits together to visit all the festivities!

Thank you for a hosting a beautiful party! Everything is so magical!


~ Michelle
http://faeriedustdreams-michelle.blogspot.com/

TesoriTrovati said...

Such a clever tea party. Thanks for hosting!
I am hosting a Mad Mad giveaway on my blog http://treasures-found.blogspot.com. I do hope you will have a chance to stop by!
Enjoy the day!
Erin

Children of Eve said...

Ah...what a lovely little world you have here.

JJ Beazley said...

Mathilda looks remarkably like Old Mother Reilly. Don't tell her I said so.

Anthropomorphica said...

Morning Jeff :) Oh no! So she does!!I couldn't possibly tell her, she was thinking Carmen Miranda ;)

JJ Beazley said...

Oh yes, that's who I meant. Silly me.

ruthie said...

perfect party loveliness x x

TheFairyyellowbugQueen said...

I am b-e-s-i-d-e myself with excitement at finding your blog. Holy schmoley I'll be back! Love your vision. Original. Creative hugs from Norma

Snowbrush said...

I came here because I saw your name and your comments on Evelyn's blog and liked both. Now I see that there's a whole genre of blogs that I have somehow missed! Wow, you put in so much time and thought and do it so wonderfully.

Anthropomorphica said...

Thanks Ruthie :)

Welcome Norma and Snowbrush, so glad you could attend the tea party and thank you for your lovely comments.

Christine said...

Sublime!! Your dolls are photos are fantastic~your dolls look so alive:)


So sorry I'm late..I'm making the rounds when I can and at ungodly hours like this..but so worth it!!Thank you for posting about my giveaway~

Anthropomorphica said...

Hi Christine, Thank you and you're welcome!!

Glad you could make it, don't worry snortleberry surprise lasts for ages! It was lovely to see you ;)

Yve said...

I so love the look of that strawberry cake... and you weimereiner (even tough I can't spell it!) :o)

vero alfie said...

I LOVE YOUR DOLLS
AND THE WAY YOU PICTURED THEM
CONGRATULATIONS

lucidRose said...

I do believe i am blushing with reverie! Eduardo is sooo charming, i think i am in love :)
So glad i discovered your blog world...hoping for another glimpse in soon enough!
Best wishes,
-Chelsea Rose

Ayala Art said...

What a fun FUN posting! Everything is so cute and made me giggle :o)

Alandroide said...

Ohhh! amazing work, Anthropomorphica (:

paula nerhus said...

clap clap clap! love it! soooooooo whimsy I feel the child in me glemming

Anthropomorphica said...

Thank you all of you, for coming to my tea party. It's been lovely to see you here and read your comments! Please do visit again soon ;)

kjoto said...

hej!
what a wonderfull tea-party!
-and nice that you came across my blog and left such a nice comment!
:-)

Anthropomorphica said...

Hi Kjoto, thank you ;) I love your work so I'll be visiting you often!!

Flora said...

utterly marvellous! *fervent applause*

- "I've only worn this hat once"

LOL brilliant, love it. wish it was a book for children and grown-ups

Anthropomorphica said...

Hi Flora :)
What a lovely surprise to find you here!! I'm glad you enjoyed the mischief, just wait until Mathilda sees my new warmers ;)