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Edgar Allan Poe artwork plus sale!

Filed under Art Projects, Back in Stock, Edgar Allan Poe, Flowers, Sale, Susan Killam, Tunnel Book Kit

Edgar Allan Poe Tunnel Shadow Box by Design Team Member Susan Killam!

I sooo love this little Poe shadowbox! Susan used small stacks of chipboard to provide depth between the layers of the 4×4 Arch Tunnel Book (there’s step-by-step photos on her blog post… and see the wider photo below for a work-in-progress that shows the depth).

And I’m happy to see another Halloween project (there are some dark prints in the Banner Year 6×6 Paper Pad, also in this month’s kit, along with the 4×4 tunnel book). There’s lots of different prints in that paper set, from florals to polka dots to sheet music (and a dark starry night, too).

Ok… on to text from Susan’s blog post:

The kit comes with great seasonal papers and timely sunflowers, but my 4×4 Arch Tunnel Book is a little darker with an Edgar Allan Poe theme. Hey, I’m a Baltimore girl and I can’t pass up a Poe project opportunity!

The design team will show you different ways to use the tunnel. I made mine into a shadow box.

To begin, I chose the center element first. The photo below shows how I rigged it up so I could see the chipboard layers and plan the elements. (Note to self: put wee lights in the next tunnel book.)

There are so many great motifs throughout Poe’s writing. Here I’ve included a raven, heart, cask, skull, and, of course, Lenore, all from Alpha Stamps collage sheets. There’s also a pendulum, eyes, premature burial, and doubles. Oh… if only I’d used the 6×6 Arch Tunnel Book!

Hey, I’m ready to encourage Susan to make another tunnel book! 🙂

Read more and see more photos in Susan’s blog post; plus here’s her full supply list. And don’t forget to come back to see the new goodies and that POE sale!

New & Back in Stock Goodies: from Mulberry Paper Flowers to Halloween!

Pretty much everything in this group could be used in a Poe project, too!

EVERYTHING Poe or with BLACK in the Title ON SALE!

In honor of Susan’s artwork (and just cuz it’s that time of year)! This is a 30% off sale. However, anything on clearance in this big group is marked down to 50% off!

Note: As the word “black” is contained in lots of other words/phrases (like “blackbird” to “black and white”) this is a BIG GROUP: over 130 options! Tons of categories: from scrapbook paper to acrylic laser cuts. And it includes those 3 collage sheets (and the black cats) shown below, also used by Susan in her project!

The sale ends at midnight on MONDAY night, August 19th! Click: FLASH SALE to see everything!

Posted by Leslie, August 18th, 2019

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