Today has turned quite bloody. I like that.
The current challenge over at Haunted Design House is
Crimson Crime Scene.
We are to choose a famous crime scene and draw inspiration
from it for our project. Challenges like this give me fits.
There are just too many options! I toil and fret over every
possibility, until it's almost too late to even participate.
After much debate,
(I even flipped a coin between Dahmer and Mason at one point)
I decided to go with my girl, Lizzy Borden, played nicely by
Karin, from Stampotique.
I began by locating an ax on Google, and then turned it into a png,
then flipped one, and crossed them like so. Then I fussy cut them
out to act as a nice backdrop for dear little Lizzy.
I used some red embossing powder to mimic the blood of her
Mother and Father, but that wasn't sparkly enough, so I
painted over the embossing powder with a red glitter acrylic
paint. There we are! Super sparkly splatter!!
Anyone catch the Lizzy Border Lifetime movie starring
Christina Ricci? I tried to like it. The ending was nice and wicked.
I liked that part. Usually when I hear the name 'Lizzy Borden' I think of this: