1.25.2007

wednesday stamper---mona lisa


what a fun theme! i don't have a mona stamp so i scanned in a page from olivia's art book. the mona lisa is one of olivia's favorite paintings so that made this even more fun. after i had her scanned in i played with the saturation a bit in photoshop. i added some color to her cheeks and lips, some green to her dress. pink and blue were added to the background to jazz it up a bit and then i printed her onto glossy photo paper. with a bit of paint i added some accessories-some bangles for her wrist, a ring and a necklace. i stamped the word "diva" across her chest with white ink. (the diva stamp is from hampton art stamps.) next i took a black piece of cardstock, stamped it in white ink with an anna griffin floral background stamp and a dark red/rust cardstock and with embossing ink stamped a lace pattern using a 1997 stampin' up stamp. i embossed this paper with black embossing powder. i mounted the black cardstock onto the rust and the mona on top of the black cardstock. next i mounted the rust cardstock onto a blank vanilla card and added a bit of black fiber for fun.
i have a friend who has a birthday coming up soon. maybe this would be a good card for her-she is quite a diva after all!
oh and i have to add---check out the picture of olivia next to the card---she was about 2 1/2 here and i remember that day so well. we were at the dining room table painting with watercolors. i left the room to make us a snack. when i came back she had her shirt off and was rubbing the paint all over her tummy.....such a funny memory!

13 comments:

Enjoy said...

I really beautiful Diva Mona ;-)

Benshirin said...

Yes, that's really a Diva!

Paula said...

brilliant...what a fab idea!

saray said...

Beautiful Mona!!

johanna said...

you gave her the perfect make-up!! da vinci would have loved it:)

Earthtone Studios said...

Totally fab! Love it. Tricia, I don't have your email address. Will you email me? earthtonestudios@yahoo.com thank you for your wonderful comments.

Annes Art said...

Prachtige kaart!!

Anntaurus said...

This is a brilliant card!

Barbara said...

Fun Idea.

audrey h. said...

Tricia...this is gorgeous and the pic of Olivia is too adorable.

DymphieM said...

Wonderful! love the jewels you gave Mona, she must be thrilled by that ;o))

Rein said...

This is beautiful!

Laura said...

Hi Tricia!!! Thanks for visiting my blog!!! Glad I found your blog now!!! I love what you did with Miss Mona!!!!!

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