Romancing Nevermore

I created this 8 x 8 scrapbook page for my personal album of Me to meet 3 challenges.  It just worked out perfectly for me to create a page telling of my lost love, using the “Quoth the Raven” stamp set from Smeared Ink. I have also used the beautiful flourish stamp from Stampin’ Up – here I used silver embossing powder.DSCN3856_edited-1

My challenge was:

1. Use a raven

2. Make it about love or romance.

3. Across the Border – Use a border punch or border detail.

I first covered my black cs with smudged strips, did some stamping and heat embossing, added two pieces of border (SU’s scallop and EK). My flowers are felt cut with a Sizzix die and a pearl (SU) added to centers. The paper photograph I found on the Internet of the old Clark County Courthouse where we got married and can be seen in the photo. The photos on this page were nearly destroyed, so the distress on them is real, I didn’t add to it, just scanned and reprinted.  I really enjoyed forming this page to relate to the artistry of Poe’s work.   

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10 thoughts on “Romancing Nevermore

  1. AMAZING – this is a fabulous piece and very interesting to bring up close and stare into. Lovely papers and great layout. Thank you for joining us at QTR and I hope we will see you again 😀

  2. Beautiful Scrap book page! Love your paper choices, and cool how you wrote “Clark County Courthouse” to let us know the significance of that paper. Cleaver how you scraped old photos like that, awesome how you are able to tell a love story in one page. To of lost a love is so sad! Nice that you can get it out through art! Great job! Thank you for playing w/ us at Paper Creations Ink!
    Peace,
    Kristy- DT

  3. I don’t think I have ever seen a story so said but so well written. You’ve done a wonderful job on this page and I applaud your creativity. Thank you for joining us at Paper Creations Ink – Pat

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