Quoth the Raven Quest 13

Well 13 may be unlucky for some but for me it is very lucky, as this is my first quest as a Minion of the Master at Quoth the Raven! I am so very lucky to get this opportunity to work with such wonderful and talented ladies :D

So on to the Quest!

Perchance a small snippet to whet thine appetite.....

Quote:          "Come to me, by all means, my dear good friend, as soon as you receive this. Come and help us to rejoice. At last, by long persevering diplomacy, I have gained the assent of the Directors of the City Museum, to my examination of the Mummy --- you know the one I mean. I have permission to unswathe it and open it, if desirable. A few friends only will be present -- you, of course. The Mummy is now at my house, and we shall begin to unroll it at eleven tonight".

How now ? Doth thy mind not yearn to learn more of the encounter ? Art thou not eager to discover that which ensued.? The tale can be read in it's entirety HERE.

This is my offering for this week

This mummy's arm started it's life as a paper mache arm sitting on a shelf in hobby craft, it sort of jumped into my basket as I walked past and it would have been rude of me not to buy it! 

To start with I painted the base of it black then I got some white crepe paper, sprayed it with water and dropped onto it some drops of antique linen distress ink from a re inker. I then heated it with a hot gun to dry it which made it crinkle and almost burned on the edges which makes it look old and dirty. I cut this into strips and bandaged up the arm until I was happy with it.

Now you might be looking at this and thinking the photo is on it's side...well it's not this hand has a purpose!

Yes my friends it is a key holder. 

I do hope you will come and share your creations with us at Quoth the Raven


Zoe Dibavar said…
Lol i LOVE it what a fantastic idea xx Would love to see the faces of guest to your house xxx
Kay Dalton said…
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Kay Dalton said…
ill try that again LOL, (stupid typing) i said....oh wow what a fantastic idea, love it
blackdragon said…
Shell this is totally genius. Thank you so much for joining us on the DT at QTR....we are so honoured and lucky that you accepted. THANK YOU love BDx
caroline spice said…
Such a great idea.. I love it x
Zoe said…
Hmmmmm! It's a great idea Shelliy! Not to my taste lol! But clever none the less xxxx
Kristina said…
OMG Shell!! I love it! And congrats on new DT at QTR!! They are lucky to have you, your so talented girly!
monique said…
That is so cool. Awesome congrats at the dt
Ally White Cat said…
wonderful shell you are so creative and fun
susan s.
ike said…
Fabulous - this gave me quite a shiver I must say LoL Not so sure I would like my keys on it... I'd always have that feeling it was gonna' grab my hand at the last minute Bwahahahaha !! Superb creation Shell and I am so pleased you accepted and joined us at QTR. We are extremely delighted to have snagged you :-D Huggies
Ike xxxxxxxxx
Linda said…
WOW Shelley this gives me the shivers but it is awesome. Number 13 is my lucky number too :)

Linda xxx
OH WOW this is soo coool!!! I want one! :)

FAB creation Shell, so glad you have joined us :)
Paula Miller said…
Oooohhhh so creepy! Love the idea :))
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