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Poe Configuration Book by Teri Calia

Filed under Art Projects, Bella's Corner, Edgar Allan Poe, Newsletters

Note: most of the links on this post no longer work, as we moved to a new Web site in 2018. However, you can see the supply list items from Teri’s project that are still available on the new site.

Where to even start on this macabre-u-lous Poe Config Book created by Teri Calia?

At first glance you may think that it is just a simple collage paying homage to an Alpha Stamps favorite, Edgar Allan Poe. Perhaps it may just be an old book that has been decorated in honor of Poe that would look great as a Halloween decoration. Oh, but as with any story or poem by Edgar Allan Poe, you must delve a little deeper because things are never quite what they seem!

Open the cover of the book (which is actually a New 9×12 Shadowbox Book) and be prepared… to be wickedly delighted! What awaits you are several 3D mini-vignettes and quotes: all from stories by Poe. I hardly think that anything can get any better than this! Unless of course I can somehow attain the body I had 13 years ago before I had children. But I digress!

Look carefully and you will find The Fall of the House of Usher, The Masque of the Red Death, a tiny letter and pen nib, famous quotes such as “I wish I could write as mysterious as a cat” and more! Poe wouldn’t be Poe without a raven now would it? Not to worry! You will find plenty of ravens in there as well.

Ahhh, I can tell that you are looking at all of those new Edgar Allan Poe images and wondering where you can get some?! Well guess what? Miz Teri has created not one but two New Poe Collage Sheets! There is the Poe Story Elements Collage Sheet and the Just Poe Collage Sheet — and both are fabulous. Hey, that brings us up to Five Collage Sheets with a Poe theme!

Hush! Do you hear that? Listen very carefully over the beating of your heart; you will hear these haunting images beckoning you to create something of your own with them!

Want to know all of the components that Teri used in her Poe Config Book? Just click here!

 Thursday Newsletter Recap: TWO Accordion ATC Pocket Books + Giveaway!


Two more book designs by our Design Team in preparation for our book challenge! We are asking each one of our Design Team Members to make a hand-made book (sized to hold ATCs (Artists Trading Cards)… or made of ATCs, and using The Language of Flowers as the theme) and will be putting out the challenge to you as well!

The first book is by Miz Lora Mahaffey and she used the fabulous French Country theme of blues, golds, reds and greens.

The second book is by Miz Rhea Freitag! Rhea’s book is inspired by the flowers, fairies and soft muted backgrounds from the May Kit — The Language of Flowers. Some of my all-time favorite 19th century engravings, from illustrations of women as flowers by JJ Grandville are in the kit as well as in Rhea’s book.

Read more on the blog

And who won the related GIVEAWAY?)

Camilla 6x6 Paper Pad
Camilla 6×6 Paper Pad New!

Carte Postale Postcard Tags
Carte Postale Postcard Tags New!

Hope Chest Scrapbook Paper - Documents
Hope Chest Scrapbook Paper – Documents New and On Sale!

Heritage Note Card Vertical Scrapbook Paper
Heritage Note Card Vertical Scrapbook Paper New and On Sale!

Ivory/Gold Ancient Artifact Bead
Ivory/Gold Ancient Artifact Bead New!

Large Ivory Paper Rose
Large Ivory Paper Rose New and On Sale!

Large Fuchsia Pink Paper Rose
Large Fuchsia Pink Paper Rose New and On Sale!

Hope Chest 6x6 Paper Pad
Hope Chest 6×6 Paper Pad New!

Resin Hand Mirror
Resin Hand Mirror New!

Tiny Antique Brass Leaves
Tiny Antique Brass Leaves New and On Sale!

Naked ATC Manila Folders
Naked ATC Manila Folders New!

Mini Envelope Templates
Mini Envelope Templates New!

Heritage Note Card Horizontal Scrapbook Paper
Heritage Note Card Horizontal Scrapbook Paper New and On Sale!

Resin Oval Frames Set
Resin Oval Frames Set New!

Hope Chest Scrapbook Paper - Treasures
Hope Chest Scrapbook Paper – Treasures
New and On Sale!

Hope Chest Scrapbook Paper - Trinkets
Hope Chest Scrapbook Paper – Trinkets New and On Sale!

Posted by MizBella, May 19th, 2013

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