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Bleak December: Day 4 of Smeared & Smudged 12 Days of Christmas

Today I bring you a sort of anti-holiday holiday card. I hope you at least get a good chuckle! One of the latest and greatest stamp sets that I have acquired from Smeared Ink is Quoth the Raven. And I needed to make at least one “holiday” card with it!


Look! Poe is playing peek-a-boo with you! I have this fantastic wreath from Inkadinkado (that you will see more of before month’s end), that was begging for a bit of silliness. Poe fit the bill!


I am entering this card in to this week’s Macabre Monday…you are to use only 8 things. Total. That’s hard, I gotta say! But I did it!

1. Card

2. Poe’s head

3. Wreath

4 Raven

5. Sentiment

6. Rhinestone

7. Bow

8. Grey paper


As far as my sentiment…I took that from a line from “The Raven”

Ah, distinctly I remember it was in the bleak December,
And each separate dying ember wrought its ghost upon the floor.

Doesn’t that just scream “Happy Holidays!” to you? No? Oh well…

Please be sure to visit the rest of the Jolly Bloggers…posted on my sidebar. Have an inspiring day!


deniserows said…
ahoy..who knew Poe was so versatile? And the raven so cunning?
Carol W. said…
Love it! Perfect for all the bah humbugs in my life...LOL thank you for sharng
TMCPhoto said…
That line totally screams the holidays! anyone who says different needs to rethink the holidays ;)
Anonymous said…
Lovin' the peekaboo Poe and the Raven. I need this set. TFS, Paula
Unknown said…
This is fantastic he looks so good in his wreath
Luv Jane xxx
I think it is a wonderful holiday card and certainly some of the days are bleak :) Great combination of images!!!
DonnaMundinger said…
OMG, this is sooooo stinkin' FABULOUS! First of all I had to laugh 'cause it looked like you gave Poe a Fro. LOL Then, of course to do such awesomeness with exactly 8 elements. PErFECT! Thanks for joining us for MM at HDH! xxD
Steph said…
Love this! Fantiastic on using only 8 elements too. Perfect use of the sentiment.
KC said…
lol I thought it screamed happy holidays! lol your great! this is awesome! I love it!!!
blackdragon said…
Perfect for MM my friend... but its POE so its totally perfect for anything and everything!
love lynx
LOL, oh he looks fab with that bow, I love it! Definitely perfect for the holidays :D
Thanks for playing along with us at HDH and good luck!
ldfdesign said…
oh i would love to get this card! wonderful job! love poe in the wreath!

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