Wednesday, 6 July 2011

SMEARED INK DRAGONSDAY

Every other Wednesday its my turn to post on the SMEARED INK DT BLOG..... i affectionatly call it Dragonsday instead of Wednesday. I had a look at some challenge sites last night and decides to make something that i could enter in a few of these.
My friend Susan ...of Craftchaos designs discovered a Hallowe'en challenge blog.... there are a couple of Vintage challenges , a couple of distressing challenges and a couple wanting your favoutire stamp/things.... so with these in mind .... i set about my project.... well as soon as favourite image/stamp/thing is concerned Poe comes to mind.... and the other day i was asked by one of my girls what FASCINATION meant..... so i used my love of all things Poe as an example for her.... and this is the basis of my wall art piece.I found a brilliant sketch at OUR VINTAGE AFFAIR.... http://ourvintageaffair.blogspot.com/ (THE SKETCH and FLOWERS, INCLUDING AT LEAST ONE HANDMADE YOURSELF. )
I started off with a piece of T!m Holtz paper that i ink , sanded and distressed I used my favourite stamp set from SMEARED INK.... the wonderful QUOTH THE RAVEN... stamped the wire mesh randomly over my distressed paper..... i used a white pencil to just slightly high-light some of the swirls.... i coloured some gems with 'Umber' promarker to make the curve of the sketch.... i wanted a frame for Mr Poe...so i made one from thick card.... did a cracked paint effect on it...... stamped and masked Poe.... stamped the wire over my mask, and coloured with the same distress inks i used for my background. I placed my Poe image in my frame and used UTEE.... i made 3 tiny paper roses and added some metal leaves i coloured with Umber promarker..... I found lurking in a box some acrylic words.....i think i brought these in 2007 then promptly forgot them..... so i used 3 of these that i attached to some backing paper with diamond glaze..... tiny brads to fill the holes..... the word Fascination is a MAYA ROAD DIE-CUT.... that i distress ink then triple embossed.... the same tiny brads added.... i made 3 tiny pencils..... as Poe's writting is another of my favourite things..... then just mounted it onto distressed blue, then distressed brown card stock.
Blue and brown arnt colours i usually use but i think they have a lovely vintage feel.
If you have a few minutes to spare sometime please come and check us our on the SMEARED AND SMUDGED FORUM.... the link is on my side bar..... i shall enter this Mr Poe piece into the following challenges.....

http://happichallenge.blogspot.com/ FRAME IT..... i made this frame from 4 layers of thick card....




http://www.simonsaysstampandshow.blogspot.com/ SHOW A FLOURISH..... the flourishes were all ready printed on the paper but i have 'highlighted' them





http://halloweencardmaking.blogspot.com/ TEARING OR DISTRESSING...... not sure if this is Hallowe'eny enough.... but what says Hallowe'en better than POE?




http://totallypapercrafts.blogspot.com/ 'BINGO' my line is GEMS, FLOWERS and DIE-CUT.





http://www.frosteddesigns.blogspot.com/ VINTAGE PHOTO OR PICTURE...... i hope my stamped image of Poe counts.... if not i am sorry.





http://stampinfortheweekend.blogspot.com/ MY FAVOURITE THINGS..... Poe... ink...distressing... SMEARED INKS QUOTE THE RAVEN STAMP SET...... paint.... dirty hands and inky fingers!





http://craftyourdaysaway.blogspot.com/ VINTAGE...... i hope this piece has the Vintage feel.





http://desertislandcraftschallenge.blogspot.com/ i used...PROMARKERS, DISTRESS TOOL, CRYSTALS, DIAMOND GLAZE AND POP-DOTS.





http://craftsandmechallenges.blogspot.com/ FAVOURITE STAMP/IMAGE.... my favourite stamp plate... QUOTE THE RAVEN from SMEARED INK.... Poe is my fascination!





http://www.bellichallenge.blogspot.com/ HANDMADE EMBELLIES..... i used the acrylic words i found lurking.... and i made the frame, flowers and pencils.
Thanks for visiting and making it to the bottom of this really ultra long post.... sorry if i bored you to tears!
love lynx

22 comments:

  1. What a fabulous card - so creative. Love the crackled fraame.
    Thanks for joining us at Totally Papercrafts this week.
    Caroline xxx

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  2. Wow...so much detail! Love that stamp! Thanks for playing along with us at Frosted Designs.
    Lydia

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  3. Very spooky but love the Poe ! :) Thanks for participating in my halloween challenge. Looking forward to seeing your other creations. X Fab

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  4. Thanks for a nice share you have given to us with such an large collection of information. Great work you have done by sharing them to all. simply superb. Photo Recovery

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  5. I love your take on the vintage challenge, your project is stunning!!

    Thanks for playing along at Frosted Designs.

    We are having our blog hop start on July 8th with tons of fun prizes and RAKs, I hope you can play!!

    Erin

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  6. wow love the choice of colours and the theme for your take on the sketch totally gorgeous creation thank you so much for sharing and joining us at Our Vintage Affair
    Hugs Kate xx

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  7. Very neat card! Thanks for joining us at Creative Belli!

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  8. Very creative. Love the frame you made. I have to try that! Thanks for joining us at Happileigh Scrappin' this week.

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  9. it shows you have used your favourite things! Thank you for sharing with us at Stampin for the Weekend and good luck.

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  10. Very creative and love the frame. Thanks for joining in with Simon Says Stamp & Show.
    Sarah

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  11. So eye-catching!! Love this and thank you for sharing with us at frosted designs

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  12. Amazing creation - great colours.

    Thank you for joining us this fortnight in our vintage challenge at Craft Your Days Away.

    Hugs Sarahxx

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  13. A Fabulous creation ,the frame looks great.Thanx for joining is this week at CRAFTS and ME.
    (hugs)
    Trish (-:

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  14. How interesting! I adore the color of blue in this wonderful creation.

    Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Days Away.

    Mari

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  15. Beautiful LO !
    Thank you for joining in with OVA :)

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  16. Gorgeous! I also love how it's a linguistic lesson...I could see a whole set!

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  17. This layout is very very interesting and inspiring - lots of lovely detail to your page. Thank you for joining in with us at OVA Polly x

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  18. Wow. Amazing card. Great details!

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  19. Wonderful creation :) Thanks for joining us at ova

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  20. so very creative..... great job !thank you for creating with us at Our Vintage Affair

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