Smeared and Smudged POE-ETIC blog hop



Blog Roll:
Terra
Tori
Susan S.
Lady Brayton
Black Dragon
Julia
Jane
Windy
Kristy
Lisa
Shell
Candace
Wendy
Joyce
Monique
Madelein Bouquet
Ike
Vee Cassidy
Sandy
Little Black Kitten
Fiona  

It can be a canvas, a card, a scrapbook page, an altered item, an art journal page, etc. Use your imaginations. Also, don't forget the S&S rule that is has to be stamped somewhere (digi stamps are fine) – we love when you use Smeared Ink stamps, but it is NOT a requirement to participate.


The theme is POE-ETIC! Since we're celebrating the great Edgar Allan Poe this month, I thought it would be awesome for our members to create something using one of his poems! 

Well I had all these ideas for this piece, and then I realised what I didn't have however was time!!


So this is what I decided to do...the poem I have used is The Raven. I have upcycled an old box, I, added the Poe's from smeared ink to the bottom and some of my favourite black bead trim to the top then added the raven wings also from smeared ink to the back of the box.






Now what would be the fun of a box if it was empty? Of course it would be no fun so I had to fill it up with goodies :D

First off is a brooch I made this with a chipboard piece that I painted metallic black, cut the small feathery bits from a black feather and stuck them to it then added some black flower trim and the Poe frame.


The next piece is a Poe necklace.
Again I added the image to a frame and covered it with 3d gloss glue  then I added it to a ribbon necklace.




And finally I made a bag charm, I used the same Poe stamp from smeared ink added it to a different frame then added different charms and beads.



I hope you have enjoyed what I have made for this hop, be sure to check out what all these amazing crafter's and artists have made too!!





Blog Roll:
Terra
Tori
Susan S.
Lady Brayton
Black Dragon
Julia
Jane
Windy
Kristy
Lisa
                                        Shell<<<<<<<<<you are here
                                Candace<<<<<<<<Next stop
Wendy
Joyce
Monique
Madelein Bouquet
Ike
Vee Cassidy
Sandy
Little Black Kitten
Fiona

Comments

Oh my heck! I love these! The charm is beyond the beyond! I so want to try that!
Zoe said…
Very clever indeed Shelley, love it!
Windy Doc said…
Nice job! Loved it =)
monique said…
Wow that are some yummy goodies. Beautiful box too. I love the baghanger the most
Laura B said…
Gorgeous! Love your jewelry, charms, and box. So pretty.:)
Julia said…
Great box and that pendant is gorgeous!
Hugs,
Julia
Wendy said…
OMG!!! You are so creative...I love the box and all the jewels you created to put inside the box. I want them all!!! You make me want to get off the computer and get back into my craft room, pronto!

You do awesome work!
Shelly, both the necklace and the box are Fabulous!.....Beautifully done :)
Sall said…
This really is amazing, your very talented in the unusual and strikingly good areas
ike said…
WoWza - I thought the box was stunning on it's own but you made jewellery too.... my mind is blown. AWESOME :-) xx
Vee Cassidy said…
Fabulous work. The box and jewellery are great. Vee xx
Ally White Cat said…
Oh shell..I just want to be a small fraction as good as you..just a small fraction. looks perfect. The fabric is a perfect choice love the locket and I just love all of it.
hugs,
susan s.
Jane said…
Awesome love the box and the Jewellery fantastic work
Hugs xxx
Terra said…
Oh my gosh, everything is stunning! LOVE all of the jewelry pieces, but I especially adore the brooch. And I also love how you gave the box wings :)
About Me said…
Beautiful box, Shell! Fabulous fabric and love the charm. So fun.
~Lady B~ said…
Let me wipe my drool so I can type without getting the keyboard wet. You have made the most wonderful altered box with the most awesome trinkets to go with it! You do fantastic work!
Wonderful work, Shell. It gives me the feel of dark romance. xxlisa
Billie A said…
Great box and jewelry Love it. Very nicely name.

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