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« on: March 01, 2012 09:58:25 AM »

A while back I turned to Craftster for decor ideas for a 30th birthday party---- a 1990's Alt/Grunge party, that is! (Even all this time later, I still can't get over how random that sounds  Cheesyhttp://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=387052.msg4579171#msg4579171

I received a ton of really awesome suggestions.  Somewhere in all that inspiration, the need to create a Kurt Cobain shrine became imminent.  Had to do it really. 


I got the shadowbox from Goodwill and couldn't wait to get home and tear it apart.  I made sure to keep all the paper flowers for later use.


So, I printed a Kurt pic from online and tea stained a sheet with the lyrics to 'Come as you are'.  The paper flowers I kept were stained red with watered-down acrylic paint.  I also covered the sides with a textured paper and added worn gold accents, but sadly isn't visible in the cruddy cell phone photo.  The tealight holder was formerly a can of Red Bull (ah, sweet elixir of life).


It actually ended up pretty perfect because the birthday girl came dressed as Courtney Love (smeared makeup and slip dresses and all).  Such an awesome coincidence! 

Thanks for looking!  Comments and Critiques welcome!
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Antidigger
« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2012 02:28:11 PM »

What a great coincidence. And a very cool shrine.
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« Reply #2 on: March 01, 2012 04:28:07 PM »

Awesome. I like the red flowers with it.
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« Reply #3 on: March 02, 2012 10:52:48 AM »

What a perfect set up with dressed like Courtney Love hehe  I love it! I never would have guessed that was a redbull can! Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: June 12, 2012 07:43:19 PM »

I absolutely love the Kurt Cobain shrine!! I've officially been inspired, I think I'm gonna make one now!!
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