I used the sketch found here: http://priscillastyles.blogspot.com/
and this week's teapot challenge found here: http://mothermark.blogspot.com/
(If you are not acquainted with mothermark's creativity and story telling, be sure to check it out.)
I have resisted the teapot challenges as my creativity (and supplies) cannot match that of most participants. However, I could not resist the reference to escargots and the Tour de France.
Here is Riley's story:
He has been a bit late all along, hence the Thursday post for Tuesday's challenge. He probably took a tumble, as evidenced by the smudged edges and the lop sided sign. (He may even have fallen into the trellis like guard rail - he was probably dreaming of the finale - riding around the Champs Elysees, near the Arc de Triomphe, then relaxing with a cafe au lait.***) It is also possible that he took the tumble while running over one of those missing snails.
He should have earned a green, yellow, or even polka dot jersey, but his cycle just did not match the competition.
*** How could I forget? That table and chairs is part of the setting for the TEA PARTY.
Date: Thursday, July 23, 2009 GMT Views: 789
Registered: April 23, 2006 Location: Looking For Teapots! Posts: 59993
Thu, Jul 23, 2009 @ 5:27 PM
Hey guys! Dorothy's here! Whoo Hoo! Hi Dorothy! So glad you joined us this week our Teaparty at the Tour! Giggle! You were definately a smart one coming a little later as we are just finishing up the race and you are just in time for race stories, tea, and some wonderful treats that Sabrina went home for!!
Now Dorothy.....look how wonderful your little card is and I can't see any reason at all you would hestitate coming to our tea parties! We have some expert tea partiers, some intermediate tea partiers and some beginner tea partiers....a big range of stampers....WE also have no rules! Whoo Hoo!
So I am thrilled that you came this week and I hope you will come again! We have snails on bikes, mice on snails, and now Riley on a bike! Woot! Love your little card Dorothy!
PS....your link on my blog brought me right here. I just had to cute and paste it in to get here!
Registered: July 1, 2007 Location: small town near montreal, quebec Posts: 26810
Thu, Jul 23, 2009 @ 6:24 PM
Sweet little Riley, glad to see him joining the race. I love the France mementos you added. Love the colours of the place also. Not to worry about tardiness, the party is still going strong. Nice to see ya. TFS
Registered: March 24, 2006 Location: Deep in the Heart of TEXAS Posts: 16128
Thu, Jul 23, 2009 @ 6:56 PM
Love you moose on a bicycle, soooo cute and he must be French Canadian. Thanks so very much for playing in the MMSC11. We appreciate your support and look forward to more of your lovely cards in our weekly challenge.
------------------------------ Phyllis Young at heart, slightly older in other parts. We really never grow up, we just learn how to act in public!! What if you woke up today with only what you had thanked God for yesterday??