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Edgar Allan Poe Slide Mount




By Chris / CS Designs

This Recycled and Altered Slide Mount uses my Edgar Allan Poe Montage digital stamp. I am growing quite fond of this one and may make some other digital stamps with him as the primary focus when I have more time. I have not used any colors on either Edgar Allan Poe or his name below him and like the clean look next the grunge ad metal look.

The Slide Mount has been covered with a piece of cardstock which has been covered with Aluminium Foil Tape and then embossed with a Cuttlebug folder.I added extra scoring (striations) using a short double ended knitting needle to give it a little different look. I then applied a layer of black acrylic paint and allowed it to set for a bit before rubbing some of it off and was lucky to have some of it stay behind in some of the crevices. I also applied a bit of red acrylic paint to random spots. 
The red acrylic paint looked faint so I used a bit a red Sharpie marker here and there as well. For an accent I used a small metal cog attached with a red brad. The name of Edgar Allan Poe has been mounted over black linen cardstock which has also received a bit of red acrylic paint.
Materials List:
Edgar Allan Poe Montage digital stamp / CS Designs
Recycled Slide Mount Aluminium Foil Tape
Black and Red Acrylic Paint & Sharpie Pen

Embossing Folder / Cuttlebug
Metal Cog and Red Brad.
Black Cardstock
Tool for scoring Aluminium Foil Tape
General Adhesives and Cutting Tools







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3 comments:

  1. You pushed all of this through the embosser? Amazing embossing result.

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  2. Loving this project, love the metal effect and the colors, Thanks for the amazing work you are doing with the ezine.
    Hugs,
    Jula

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  3. Fabulous project! Love the metallic embossing and the extra striations with the knitting needle. Always love Poe. xxD

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