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Welcome, my name is Sylvia Smiser. I am a self taught artist. I enjoy creating one of a kind art dolls and sculpted figures. Vintage Halloween styled artwork and Dia de los Muertos art dolls is what comes naturally to me and what I am most passionate about creating. I am a proud member of the wonderful art groups EHAG (Eclectic Halloween Artists Guild) and PFATT (Primitive Folk Art Talk & Tea). I am a participating artist at Ghoultide Gathering. I am honored to have been published in Art Doll Quarterly, Dolls magazine, Somerset Studio Gallery and Celebrate 365 Magazine. I am also a Physical Therapist and Mama to 15 year old Boy/Girl Twins. My husband is a wonderful man who is very supportive of my art and together with our two doggy fur kids we make one happy, busy family.

Saturday, June 26, 2010

MAD TEA PARTY TIME!!!!

Alice has been anxiously awaiting the Mad Tea Party for several weeks now. It's finally time for fancy dresses, fancy pastries and deliciously magical tea!






So many wonderful treats! Everything looks delicious! I can't wait to try one of everything!!!







The Mad Hatter (by Rebecca Miller Campbell) along with Ches would like to formally welcome one and all to their Mad Tea Party...






ehhemm...March Hare.






OH, Yes... The March Hare also welcomes you to the Mad Tea Party!!!
Twinkle...Twinkle...Little Bat...







The White Rabbit (by Debbie Garlem of Bittersweet Pastimes) was present. He remarks, "You're LATE!"




Oh, he is only kidding!
Let's get you a spot of CALMING Camomille Tea, Rabbit.








Tea for everyone!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
OOPS! Guests first Mr. Hare. Have a very Merry Un-Birthday!!!!





Oh My! Who does your nails Alice? OH No, I think the mad hatter has been drinking too much from the shrinking vial! Wait a minute do you hear trumpets????









MAKE WAY FOR THE QUEEN!!!

The Queen of Hearts (by Robert Brawley) has come to grace us with her presence.




A Wonderful, Fanciful Time was had by All!!! Thank you for joining us for our Mad Tea Party!
*THE END*
OH MY GOODNESS! I CAN'T BELIEVE I ALMOST FORGOT TO THANK THE AMAZING VANESSA VALENCIA OF A FANCIFUL TWIST FOR ORGANIZING THE WHOLE BLOGGING EVENT! THANK YOU FOR ALL YOUR HARD WORK AND YOU BEAUTIFUL TEA PARTY THAT I HAD THE PLEASURE OF ATTENDING!

87 comments:

  1. Really wonderful Slyvia! What a Magical Tea Party! :)

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  2. Fantastic...loved the photos and the party...simply marvelous!!
    Thank you for such a great time!
    Laurie

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  3. Bravo to your cast! Bravo! Loved them and the cute little characters with whom they had tea.

    Happy Tea Partying!

    XO,

    Sheila :-)

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  4. So cute! I loved your party. Wouldn't Lewis Carroll have FUN with us all today?

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  5. What a great time today at your tea party. The guests were delightful and the cakes delicious. :>)

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  6. Thank you for having me over for tea! Everything was delicios, even the company!

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  7. Hahaha. What fun! I love the bunny/hare. ';^)
    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

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  8. What a lovely Tea Party - SO GLAD YOU INVITED ME TO SHARE IN THE MERRIMENT.

    Hope you have a wonderful weekend.

    HUGS,
    Penny

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  9. Alice and March Hare are adorable. Bravo. Your party is a hit and I so enjoyed seeing your decorations.

    Happy Mad Tea Party,

    Karen

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  10. What FUN this was! Thank you for a delightful tea party - you must thank our hosts. 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

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  11. Oh, what fun! Thankyou so much for having me...I really enjoyed my visit...Alice and the Mad Hatter are adorable x

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  12. How sweet! Your party guests are adorable and looked like they had a ball. Thank you for stopping by my mermaid tea adventure on my blog IvasCreations.typepad.com . All the best to you! I'm off to the next party!
    ~ Iva

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  13. Wonderful artwork!!! Me LIKES. Your Alice is just so sweet...mine, not so much!

    **blows kisses** Deb

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  14. What fun and great memories!! Thanks you so much for allowing me to come to the party.

    Please come over to mine and sign up for the giveaways!!

    www.theplayoflightandshadow.blogspot.com

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  15. Hee! I giggled the whole way through! Though it could be I was just giddy over those absolutely delectable sweet treats on that darling tray. I was absolutely delighted to join in the fun!

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  16. A lovely Mad Tea party. Your Alice and March Hare are simply adorable.

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  17. Anaboo, I just love all of your rabbit friends and, of course, lovely Alice! If you've time, drop by our party!
    - carol and friends at www.frogwartsworld.blogspot.com

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  18. Sam and I enjoyed stopping by your party today! Thank you for having us!

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  19. Wonderful party! I loved the costumes--what good natured party goers you have, too.

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  20. Thanks for inviting me to your party. I've had so much fun visiting everyone today. So many blogs so little time! The kids were fabulous!

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  21. hi! wonderful party and photos!!!

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  22. Thanks so much for sharing your charming Mad Tea Party with me. I had a lovely time, and really shouldn't have eaten that much cake, but it was beyond my control I'm afraid. I think the white rabbit looked so dapper, and the March Hare and Alice were very cute. If you can find the time, 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.

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  23. Lovely costumes and children – looks like they had fun. Great White Rabbit!! Hope you had a mad time. Still touring around, the day after...

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  24. Thank you foe having us,we had such fun! You are welcome to visit us for a cup of tea and some great time!

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  25. Fantastic party!! thank you for sharing, and also thank you so much for buying some tickets... I can't thank you enough for your generosity. It means a lot to me. :O)
    Hope you have a lovely Snday.

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  26. I had such a wonderful time at your tea party! Thanks for attending my Mad event as well. Wishing you a day of wonder.

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  27. What a fun party! Loved the March Hare!
    ~Alisa

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

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  28. 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!!! If you care for some more tea, you're very welcome at my place!

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  29. This was tearrific! Thanks so much for a lovely party, and I really admire your artwork! :-) Ginny

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  30. How adorable! Everything looks delicious.

    LOVE the witch doll you made for your SIL.

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  31. What a wonderful tea party,Sylvia!!!You did such a beautiful job~great pics!!!
    ~Mandy

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  32. What a beautiful tea party.....lovely table. Thanks for having me over....please come by and have tea with me too....

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  33. You are the loveliest mom- to create such a magical for your children and us all! Merci!!

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  34. What a charming tea party! And I LOVE the witch you made for your lucky sister. I've become a follower so I can keep tabs on all those works in progress. Hope you'll stop back and do the same. Please grab my button while you're there.
    JoAnne

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  35. What a wonderful cast of characters you had at your tea party. Methinks they all had an awful lot of fun :)

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  36. Beautiful tea party!!! Your tablescape and charecters were wonderful!!!!
    Happy Unbirthday to you too!!!

    Lindsey

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  37. Thank you so much for inviting me to your party! I love the characters (both human and furry). They were delightful.
    And thanks for stopping by our little mad adventure. We loved having you. Please come again!
    Sandi and Sarah

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  38. What a lovely Tea Party.
    Wonderful!!!!

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  39. Just adorable! The kids look sooooo cute!! :)

    ~ Carolee

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  40. Such nice, but mad, guests you had at your party!!

    Thank you for visiting my party and for inviting me to yours as well!

    Very Happy Party Weekend to you!

    Betty

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  41. awh that's so peachy...their outfits are great! Love the Hare & Alice is so pretty. Looks as though you had mad fun-real fun! Thanks for dropping by my LATE teatime party & hope you enjoyed a cuppa steampunk? :)
    Rainey J

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  42. Look at that lovely tablescape. How scrumptious looking. Don't mind if I do...thank you! Oh, a chocolate cupcake? Well if you please...thanks! Oh and a second cuppa? Oh yes! *burp* Oh please forgive me I've been pigging it out today. Thanks for your lovely tea party. I did so have fun. Creative hugs to you from Norma

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  43. Wonderful, truly! Thank you for having me.

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  44. AWESOME!!!

    Alice is cute as a button, and your march hare, oh oh he tugs at my heart, both of them, how absoutely fabulous!!

    Also, the storytelling was a hoot (Alice who does your nails?) and the setting scrumptious!

    A fun time had by all! Thank you & your fine young actors for this great party!

    XOXOX Rhonda Roo
    http://roostreehouse.typepad.com/

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  45. What a lovely Tea Party, and what whimsical cute partiers! Thanks for having me.
    Debbie

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  46. Thanks for stopping by my tea party & inviting me to your sweet little party. Everything was lovely!

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  47. Loved the tea party....thanks for inviting me!

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  48. The kids did a wonderful job. I am going to have to see if I can talk some kids into this next year :) Love the little characters. Thank you for sharing the talents of your artists and guests and thanks for stopping by.

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  49. What good sports your kids are...though, I've found the promise of a cupcake can go a long way...hehe!

    Thank you so much for inviting me to tea. And thank you for visiting me, as well :)

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  50. This was just brilliant!! Brilliant little characters! Thank you for the lovely tea party!!

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  51. Thank you for inviting us. Your children are gordeous! Love the dolls!
    Have a lovely week.
    Xo

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  52. Such a wonderful tea party and I just loved the rabbit!! And your tea treats looks so yummy!!
    Thanks for visiting my tea as well
    Hugs
    SueAnn

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  53. LOL...what a great party!! I giggled the whole time!! Thank you for visiting my new Blog and yes, we shall follow each other as newbees! I think your blog is great, Sylvia!

    Thank you for such a fun time!
    Hugs,
    Kit from Paperkitz

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  54. What a beautiful tea party, thank you for inviting me!! Oh I love the rabbit!! Oh do have another party soon, I's love to drop by again.

    Thank you again.

    Rena

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  55. what a lovely soiree! thanks for having me to tea....and thanks for stopping by southern belle simple! you are most welcome anytime dearie! xoxo

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  56. Thank you for the lovely tea! Your Alice and March Hare are positively the most charming! What a wonderful way to feature the creations of so many talented artists as well! Thank you so much for joining me for "tea" at Rook No. 17! Have a fabulous week! Jenn

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  57. What a wonderful tea party! All of the characters where just adorable.

    Thank you for having me, I hope you can visit me for some tea!

    Have a lovely week!

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  58. Love the characters and the table with every thing looking so yummy! I wish my computer wasn't having so many issues, I would have posted more! I will be having an actual "Mad Hatter Tea Party" with the Grand kids, nieces and nephews on July 25th, hopefully I'll be able to post all photo's by then! Thanks for sharing!

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  59. I am still making the tea party rounds; so glad I stopped by. What a cute party! I love all the characters. Thanks for your visit. :)

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  60. Oh, What a lovely party you had. The tea was amazing and so were the sweets. Thank you for spending time at mine. Thank you for sharing.

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  61. Thank you for having me over for tea! The tea was splendid the cake divine, I hope to be invited over again sometime!

    I also appreciate you visiting my party. Your presence was truly a treat!

    LaLa
    http://redwoodcoastcreativearts.typepad.com

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  62. Funtastic! Great supporting cast, too. Loved the Mad Hatter and the Rabbit was just too wonderful. Mmmm, and the tea was so so refreshing.
    Thanks for inviting me!
    Candace, Still in Athens.

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  63. Wonderful , delightful Tea Party !Such a pretty, sweet Alice & a handsome Hatter!
    Blessings,
    ~Myrna

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  64. What a wonderful time I had at your Tea Party. All of the characters where so lovely.
    Thank you so much for sharing!
    Thank you for stopping by my blog.
    Hugs

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  65. I must be late... I thought I had a date.... oh me oh my .... but wait.... I thought I wrote here once ... instead of once then twice... so pick and choose which one to lose... and one then shall suffice...

    I love your little Alice ... your hare.... is cute ....so there...... I thank you for the goodies ... and the time we had to share...

    JO

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  66. How adorable! What a fun and cute tea party!! Thanks for stopping by!
    Sherry

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  67. What a wonderfully mad tea party! Such an adorable Alice and a handsome Hare and lovely dolls as well! Thanks for inviting me and for stopping by my party!

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  68. so glad I could attend your Tea Party, everything looks yummy!!!! hugs JoAnn S

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  69. Thank you for visiting my teap party at www.gypsymoonart.blogspot.com
    I had a lovely time at your party!
    ~Shannon

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  70. What a wonderful day - it will take me all week to get through these thank you! if you haven't already Won't you join us for tea at our
    Mad Tea Party - Fairy Tale

    http://lenorita-lenoramoore.blogspot.com/2010/06/mad-tea-party-2010.html

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  71. What a fabulous tea party! Thanks so much for the invite and for visiting ours!

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  72. Sylvia, this was absolutely the cutest! I have to say the Hatter looks quite at home. Thanks for sharing these photos of your lovely family. It looks like you all had soooo much fun!

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  73. What a delightful tea party and tea set. Thank you for a fun visit.

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  74. Oh my How Fun! :) Alice and the March Hare are especially cute! I am having so much fun visiting everyones party. This is my kind of party. It going to last several days. LOL

    Happy Creating, I love your work. (()) gail

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  75. 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/

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  76. What fun! Thank you for hosting a tea party with a cast of lovely characters.
    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

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  77. Oh what a fun tea party you have and all your guests are too adorable! I love that little Mad Hatter. Thank you so much for stopping by and inviting me to your wonderland tea! Oh and I love your blog name. My nickname use to be Annaboo and now I call my son Boo so we're Anna and Boo!

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  78. what a fun tea party!!! your children are so cute!

    xoxo

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  79. What a beautiful party and such delightful guests! Thank you so much for having me! :D

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  80. Great party, and I think the hare seems to have a knack for comedy :) Thanks for sharing :)

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  81. Hello, stopped by for a visit from Becky's page to see her Mad Hatter at your Mad Tea Party... and found an entire cast of wonderful characters!!! What fun, thanks for sharing your photos. Your kids are GREAT!!!

    Peace,
    Dana

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  82. Thank you for a wonderful party. I love your cast of characters, but I confess the March Hare is my very favorite!

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  83. What a wonderful tea party, thank you so much for having me!!

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  84. Oh, what a fun time I had at this tea party! Love your cast of characters!!! It must be fun to live at your home.
    I'm happy to find your site. I've added myself as a new follower. Really like your sweet figures. I scrolled down to visit some previous posts. Love the Queen of Hearts. Thank you for sharing all of your special Alice dolls. ~ Sarah

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  85. Oh Sylvia, your party is spectacular! Thanks so much for inviting me! Love all your art too!

    ~♥~
    Kristal

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  86. Un portale molto bello. Ringrazio fino Prepara.
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