|Dexter Inspired Deluxe Charm Bracelet $32|
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Murder Mystery Scavenger Hunt Clue - Night 2
Each night you'll find the next clue in our Murder Mystery Scavenger Hunt. It will be hidden within an item listing inside one of our participating shops. You'll be given a hint as to where the main clue is hiding. Once you find the clue go to the main Giveaway Post and find that night's entry on the Rafflecopter widget. You must leave the clue through the Rafflecopter! Do not post the clue anywhere on the blog. If you do it will be deleted and will not count. If you have any questions just ask.
The rain begins to fall as the first cars start to arrive. Find the next clue to reveal what event is taking place.
Tonight's clue is hiding in Junkmill.
Need a little help finding the clue? Vintage Vixens
Featured Shop - Junkmill
Junkmill is run by Chandra from Rockford, Michigan. Junkmill is filled with amazing digital artwork for all your crafting needs (you'll see lots of them in Laughing Vixen Lounge). And now all of these fabulous collage sheet are available for instant download through the Etsy shop! No more waiting for them to be emailed. Just a simple download after purchase.
|Bloody Valentine Collage Sheet $3.50|
How did you choose your shop name?
"JUNK is what we work with and MILL is what we do.
When I’m mixing elements in Photoshop to create the collage images, I imagine a little clockwork-style mill grinding away in the back of my brain with gears and whistles and smokestacks, so when I stumbled across the term, it just stuck. I like that it hints at what the shop is about, yet it has a bit of mystery. It’s actually a mining term for a huge drill bit designed to tear through junk, concrete and metal."
Gothic Graves Collage Sheet $3.50
Why did you choose to make/sell what you do?
"After hunting high and low for cool, creepy collage sheets and coming up empty-handed, I started collecting my own images and putting together sheets for myself and my collage artist friends. When I discovered Etsy, I thought I’d list a few of the sheets “just to see,” and Junkmill was born. It turns out that my friends and I weren’t the only ones looking for dark and moody collage images. I offer a range of subject material, but the Gothic, spooky and creepy themes that started Junkmill continue to be some of the most popular."
|Pulp Horror Collage Sheet $3.00|
What inspires the designs/creations you make?
"I tend to follow my own interests and whims when designing collage sheets. I always work from the premise that if I think an image or object is interesting, unique or inspiring, it’s likely others will too. I’m always drawn to macabre and kitsch imagery, like our zombie pin-ups, our retro horror magazine covers and our rockabilly girls, but I find inspiration everywhere – from Victorian books and turn-of-the-century lithographs to my collections of antique medical ephemera and vintage gumball machine toys. As my significant other (aka “the guy who drives all the shop orders to the post office”) explains it when his friends ask, “It’s humorous and horrifying at the same time, not that flowery, girly stuff.”
|Dreadful Grunge Collage Sheet $3.95|
What new designs/creations would you like to add to your shop in the future?
"In the next few months I’ll be adding vintage circus sideshow posters, Victorian medical illustrations and antique magic illustrations to the shop, as well as some very odd lithographs from a 19th Century bestiary and more pin-up girls … and, of course, whatever strikes my fancy in the interim. I’ve had a lot of new requests from customers for everything from Dr. Who to items for art journals and smash books, and many of those will likely make it into the shop as well. I always love the special requests – they never fail to inspire."
|Matchbox Goth Collage Sheet $3.50|
You'll have a chance to win 5 Digital Collage Sheets of your choice from Junkmill. Enter now on the main giveaway page.
|The Raven Collage Sheet $3.50|
Visit Junkmill and use coupon code MURDER at checkout for $5 off your order of $15 or more.
Since we have a Murder Mystery theme going I had to ask the shops to share their favorite murder mystery/thriller/suspense movies.
"Shallow Grave: Wicked and dark suspense from Danny Boyle before he got on the feel-good Slumdog Olympics path. Gruesome and hilarious at the same time, with killer plot twists. Fond memories of this in heavy rotation on my VHS during late-night study sessions at college."
Come back tomorrow for the next featured shop and the next scavenger hunt clue. Oh, and don't forget to enter the big giveaway. You could walk away with some fabulous to-die-for goods from all 14 of our shops!