I discovered another incrediably inspiring challenge at Quoth the Raven, Nevermore (what a fun blog name). The blog challenges are inspired by Edgar Allan Poe's writings, I have always been a fan of Edgar so I was so excited to find this challenge. The current challenge is based on Poe's poem, To Helen. This is my creation:
I printed out a great vintage image of a woman by the sea from the Graphics Fairy, and I distressed it a bit. I glued it to an old box and covered it with layers of Modge Podge and Sparkle Mist. I printed out the words to the poem and with the graphic image as a watermark behind it. I made the flower out 4 punches from a Punch-A-Bunch Flower Punch. After I distressed and glued the layers together, I coated it with a layer of Modge Podge so it would blend with the texture of the box. My Mom loves Poe so I thought I would put some of his poems inside the box with a few fun things for her to put on her cards (she is 76 and loves to make cards) and give it to her as her Easter present.
I can't wait to see what Poem or story is the next inspiration piece.
Happy Good Friday and many hugz!!