Reminder inspiration is up on the Quoth the Raven website, and I have a new piece of art to show you today. The theme Tic-Tac-Poe will continue throughout the month, and I hope you will create something for this challenge.
We are using the following Tic-Tac-Poe grid to help you with your project. Just pick any three elements--horizontally, vertically, and diagonally--and get crafty! Just remember--in some way--your work must be related to Edgar Allan Poe.
For this week's project, I have chosen 3D Decoupage, Poe, and Lace! The 3-D decoupage segment was, indeed, quite the challenge. I first had to Google the term to find a description of this technique. What appeared pretty simple turned out to be not so simple after all. Fussy cutting and pop dots were the mainstay of this project. When I finished and showed it to my husband, he said that it appeared as if Poe had had a stroke! I hope there is a learning curve here and that I can only get better!
The background was created by mixing three colors of re-inkers and alcohol on my craft mat and dragging Ranger's specialty stamping paper through it. I also dripped a bit of alcohol directly onto my page to encourage the inks to move and blend.
The quote is my "Poe" segment. Although these words will not be found in a search of his works, he is credited with saying it (here). The wine glass I found on the internet and is a penciled drawing by Aimee Flom. The lace is called "Venice" and is from Simplicity. The metal skull and crossbones are from Tim Holtz' idea-ology "adournments" collection.
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