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    A Dark and Stormy Shrine! New Shrine Bases & New SALE!

    Filed under Collage Sheets, Giveaways, Letters from the Sea Kit, Lora Mahaffey, Sale, Tutorials

    Wow! This is so beautiful! Design Team Member Lora Mahaffey has crafted this piece using parts of a shrine kit, a window, and a Victorian shelf. (Luckily, she included a tutorial!)

    And did I mention: it lights up! More info on that below. But first, here’s an intro from Lora’s blog post:

    Here is a piece with some interesting elements… a stormy sea with a ship teetering on the brink of disaster.

    A woman looking away from the ship, gazing into the ‘room’ with a sea serpent coiled around her ankles.

    What is the story? Is she a transformed mermaid seeking vengeance on the sea captain who imprisons her?

    Is she about to send the serpent to rescue the crew of the ship?

    Whatever is happening, it’s going to be a rough, wet night.

    Note: Lora hand-tinted that damsel, from the Edwardian Women Collage Sheet.

    Special thanks to Lora as she also tinted the sea serpent (on her shrine and on the new Sea Serpents Collage Sheet — psst, it’s part of today’s Flash Sale on Mythology Collage Sheets).

    See the wide photo below for a teaser from the tutorial: I love how Lora drilled a hole and just used the tea light upside-down (with the “flame” down into the hole). The large-ish base is hidden behind the shelf (in the finished piece). And as Lora says, “Very easy to turn on and change the battery!”

    Here’s Lora’s supply list and blog post. But don’t forget to come back and see the new (related) shrine bases, collage sheet sale, and a Dark and Stormy Giveaway!

    More New Products!

    Mythology Collage Sheets ON SALE!

    FLASH SALE! This is a 50% off sale on ALL Mythology Collage Sheets!

    I thought this section would be perfect, as it includes the NEW Sea Serpents Collage Sheet in Lora’s artwork! 32 options… including the 3 highlights below!

    The sale ends at midnight on Friday night, February 22nd.

    Click: FLASH SALE to see everything!

    A Dark and Stormy Giveaway!

    Ah… there’s a photo of the entire shrine, with the light on! And a close-up of that decorated Small Chipboard Victorian Wall Shelf (with a round image in the center from the Sea Green Mermaids Collage Sheet — inspired)! Plus a close-up of the sea serpent (with some extra pizzazz from Lime Green Stickles glitter.

    So on to this Giveaway! To start things off I’ve picked out these goodies from Lora’s supply list:
    - Arched Shrine Shadowbox
    - Double Layer Window – Plain
    - 1 Inch Tall White Vase
    - Edwardian Women Collage Sheet
    - Sea Serpents Collage Sheetnew
    - Stormy Seas Collage Sheetnew

    AND: a bonus! See that photo at left? It shows the size of the front facade from the Arched Shrine Shadowbox against the arched back of the new Stairstep Shrine Base Arched Back. Not that you’d use the facade there! I’m just showing that the size of the arch is large enough that you can decorate it and a bit of the back will show around the edges. I’m including one of these new arched bases in the Giveaway, too!

    More about the new shrine base (one of two new shrine bases today): I wanted a slightly smaller base than the original Stairstep Shrine Base (which is on clearance sale, btw), that would still fit the Arched Shrine Shadowbox (if that shrine is sitting flush with the back of this base, now there’s just 1/2″ space on the front and about 3/8″ on each side of the shrine). And with the flush back, you can fit this on a shallow shelf (or hang on the wall).

    To enter the A Dark and Stormy Giveaway drawing all you have to do is leave a comment BELOW on this blog post TODAY or TOMORROW (the deadline is 11:59 pm PST, Friday Night, February 22, 2019).

    And what are you going to make?

    Don’t forget to leave your (hello!) correct email address, too, so I can contact the winner; your email address does not need to be made public. Note: I’m offering free shipping, too, but only within the USA. International shipping will still apply.

    Please be patient! Spammers try to post crap here a lot so comments are moderated. So if you don’t see your post in the comments section, be patient and check back in a few hours before re-posting it, please!

    After midnight, I’ll randomly pick the winner (via Random.org).

    Hey, who won the Dance of the Mermaids Giveaway from Sunday’s newsletter? That would be Ellen Oliver Smith! Congrats! Check your email for info.

    Posted by Leslie, February 21st, 2019

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