Wednesday 11 April 2012

To Helen

No not to me. Another Helen as named by Edgar A Poe. I have concentrated on his revised version from 1845 from the original in 1831. The Master in Quoth The Raven Challenge blog has laid down the quest that these 14days shall be dedicated to this work.
So, what did emerge from this little corner? An ATC holder. Complete with poem and 4 ATCs depicting the 4 seasons. The eternal cycle of the love lavished.

The grecian type corner embellishments are a sizzlets die and each one is cut from the same card as the ATC preceding and following, thus forming the circle. The stamps are from a collection of 4 seasons from Oasis. I felt they had a Grecian feel to them. All coloured with promarkers and chalked backgrounds.The white die cuts are representing before death under the black representing after death.
These 4 ATCs have a home.... made from pearlised white card
The picture was borrowed from Google here.
The little metal charm with added pearls are from stash and seemed fitting with the leaves.

and inside the front cover

again the image from Google with the poem printed out and, after applying some antique linen DI, attached.

There is another image under that. Some heat embossed in copper vine leaves.

The ATC sleeves themselves

I am entering this little collection into the challenge at

Quoth The Raven, Nevermore - "To Helen" quest
Divas By Design - Use a charm - it's on the front of the holder


  1. WOW!!!! Helen these ATC's and holder are beautiful. You are a truly talented lady :) Thanks for sharing your talents with us at Quoth the Raven :)

  2. wow helen that rocks. I love how you did the corner things creating the circle. what an idea. those are great. that atc holder is awesome too. see this is why I stalk you guy's...

  3. beautiful work Helen, love the atc's and the holder

  4. oh my gosh how beautiful Helen and so much work woooow!
    your art is impressive. very.

    susan s.

  5. Oh WoWza - what a truly fantastic and beautiful creation. You must teach me how to make these please ?!! I love your images and the whil thing is breathtaking. Thank you for joining us at Quoth The Raven xxxxxxxxxxxxx

  6. hat beautiful and elegant work thanks for playing with us at Divas this time hugs rebekah xx

  7. Helen my dear friend always knock my socks create all the things i wish i had the talent to do.
    Thanks for sharing with us at QTR....much love always xxx