Sunday, August 2, 2009

Wizard of Oz inspiration!

We want to share a little OZ inspiration today!!

This is a picture of the original Ruby Slippers. See how dark they are? They were made using dark red sequins because of the Technicolor. Bright red sequins made the shoes look orange while dark red sequins made the shoes perfect!





Are you ready to follow the yellow brick road? If you haven't signed up yet for the Gala there is still plenty of time!!!!



Designer Tarina Tarantino created a beautiful Wizard of Oz line recently. I thought it was very inspiring!




I love this photo. It does not show off the jewelry very well but I love the stairs leading up to the Emerald city.















By looking up Wizard of Oz coloring pages on Google you can find several pages from an old coloring book. I have printed a few for the party!


I found Wizard of Oz scrapbook paper on ebay! Here is a peak at some of the paper I have that I am using in my creations for the Gala!



I hope that I have inspired you today! The Gala is on August 22nd!!!!!!!!

The official Wizard of Oz website is also really awesome!

We are still accepting participants if you would like to join!

Happy crafting, Lindsey and Twyla

24 comments:

Heidi Ann said...

Oh, no - perhaps I misunderstood? Were you supposed to be making something in order to participate? I was just going to write a post about The Wizard Of Oz on that day.

Twyla and Lindsey said...

Heidi Ann, no, you don't have to make anything. You can just share your Wizard of Oz memories or show your collection of Oz memorabilia. You can even throw a party! Your idea is perfect and you're right on track. Twyla and Lindsey

GARAGE SALE GAL said...

Hi you TWO!!
Awesome paper Lindsey!! I'm still working on our ATC swap cards...and should also get going on the "Gala"
Hope you had a good weekend!
Warmly,
Deb :)

*Noelle* said...

soooooooo fun!! cannot wait!

Bearly Sane said...
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Bearly Sane said...

I have never participated in a gala or party before and I'm not really sure what to do...but count me in anyway.
I will do something on Fantasy & Fancy rather than my regular blog.
Hugs,
Sandi

Holly said...

Oh! Love the coloring page! Love Judy/Dorthy. ♥

Chandra said...

oh goodie! I can't wait!!!!!!!

Natasha Burns said...

wow i had no idea about the red colour being darker so that it showed correctly in technicolour, how interesting!!

lori vliegen said...

i would love to try on those ruby slippers just once, wouldn't you?! :)

SparkleFarkle said...

The Ozzy wheels have been turning in my head all weekend! (They got stuck once, but The Tin Man was kind enough to give them a shot of oil!) The excitement is mounting, isn't it?! Yay for The Wizard of Oz! And yay for us! P.S Love the Tarina Tarantino collection!

Florence and Mary said...

Fantastic inspiration, I have no plans tomorrow evening so I think I'll come home and put the film on and be inspired!

Victoria xx

Sally Annie Magundy said...

Hi Twyla and Lindsey!

Oh! It sounds like you're going to be having lots of fun. I love the Wizard of Oz and I'll be looking forward to watching all the festivities. :)

marble rose said...

Am so excited - I bought WOOz cupcake toppers today!!!!


Fleur
xxx

Queenie said...

Oh girls, I love the Wizard of Oz coloring page! What I would have given for a wizard of oz coloring page when I was a kid! I don't think I ever had one, but i did love to color. LOL! This was such a fun post...I am really looking forward to seeing everything at Party you are having....I hope you both have a wonderful night!
Big hugs,
Queenie

aimee said...

how neat! i just love judy garland :)
blessings,
aimee

Nikki via The Scarlett Rose Garden said...

What fun! Oh please, oh please add me to the list!
I had found those coloring book pages last year for my son, he loved them! Ok, so did I. I colored the one of Dorothy and Toto, lol!

Elena Lai Etcheverry said...

I am in love with the tarina tarantino necklace and can't find it anywhere! Your collection of oz beauty is wonderful! new to your blog. I will be back!

Mary said...

Hello, I just found you and your wonderful blog. Please include me in the Wizard of Oz participants! That's just my thing.
Thanks!

Ciao,
Mary

Mary said...

Hello again,
That's me, Mary, above. I didn't realize that my google/blogger identity wasn't showing up. In case it happens again, my blog is Seashore Days located at www.themerrymermaid.blogspot.com
Thanks for listing me; it's going to be fun.
Mary

KarenHarveyCox said...

I would love to join in, The Wizard of Oz is one of my favorite movies.

Lemondrop Marie said...

Hi, just checking in. I am giving away a gift on the party day. Drop by to see it.
:)
Lemondrop Marie

Kitty M said...

Lol genius idea and yes please I would love to join in too - I will post a WoO inspired piece on my UK blog on Saturday! Awww it makes me think of Christmas, it is guaranteed to be on the tele in England every year. My dad always laughs at me because I HAVE to watch it every year ... despite being 35!!!

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