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Thursday, 2 April 2009

Mona Lisa altered photo frame.

You could be forgiven for getting fed up with seeing Mona Lisa on my blog buuuuut I just can't help it... there is just something about her face that draws me in and I love to create around it :D I always seem to use her on things that I have no intentions of giving away cos I can't bare to part with anything I make with her image on... freaky or what...lol
This time I altered a frame with papers from Crafty Individuals which are sooo pretty. I just love the delicate colours.
I gave Mona her own headdress too... found it in my bead box... from my days of messing with wire and pearl beads in the hope that I would come up with something worth looking at or wearing. This was a project that didn't quite happen for me but I think it's arty enough for Mona and she wears it well :D

I recently received this fabby award from Dawn and just this once I really can't just choose a few people to pass it on to because I greatly appreciate every single comment that any of you leave for me... they really make my day and I so love knowing that you like what you see when you visit my blog.
So please if you have EVER left a comment on ANY of my posts pick up this award and display it proudly on your blog with a HUGE THANK YOU from me xxxxx

See you soon
hugs
Chris xx

22 comments:

Gez said...

Wow! Chris your frame looks awesome. No wonder you can't bare to part with it. You've done a great job with the beads they suit her perfectly.

Well done on winning your award - So richly deserved. It is always a pleasure to come & visit your blog. It always brightens my day. XXX

Thank you for taking the time to stop by mine. I love reading your kind comments & for understanding.

Have a lovely day.
Gez. XXX

Terrie B x said...

Oh My Flamin Nora This is sooo `beautiful` Chris..I loves it that crown is `gorgeous`..Lotsa loves to you..glad all went well at Dentist...
so proud of you:)♥
Big(((hugs)))

Sandy said...

Wow Chris is is very impressive. Fabulous idea and wonderful design. Love them.

Denise said...

This is gorgeous Chris! Mona is ageless. Whatever is created with her image comes out so well!
Hugs
Denise
oxoxox

Emma said...

Wow gorgeous colours and loving the beads...amazing!!!
Congrats on your award too.
Emma x

ScrapMomOf2 said...

Gorgeous! Mona Lisa is a classic . . . why would you want to part with it? Really beautiful!!

Terrie B x said...

Theres always a place at our house for you Chris...
Anytime my sweet `friend`:)♥

Kristen Hermanny said...

I love her crown!!! You can do Mona every day, everytime she is done differently so it really doesn't matter!

Have a great weekend!

xx

Karen said...

Just when I think you can't do anymore with Mona you go and create another lot of gorgeousness!!! Do you keep all your Mona makes together??? They would make a fanastic gallery XXX

Sally H said...

Absolutely Stunning! Well Done!

Anne E said...

Wow! If you ever tire of this you will have a queue of people who would gladly take it off your hands.

Fab, Fab, Fab...

Pearl said...

OMG ! THAT headdress is to die for ! lol

gorgeous, gorjuss creation here , Missus ! don't blame you for not being able to part with Mona !

Pearl said...

OMG ! THAT headdress is to die for ! lol

gorgeous, gorjuss creation here , Missus ! don't blame you for not being able to part with Mona !

Chriss Rollins said...

Gez, that frame is awesome I watch Chris make it and so I know what it is like in real life.

Great work my friend.

Trying to catch up with my commenting...sorry have not been wiv you for a while.
hope that you have had a good weekend.

chriss x

Jaqi said...

Fab frame and Fab use of Mona, I know what you mean, I love that stamp too, seems to just go with everything. Is that a new header? Looks great, JAQI

Claireabelle said...

Chris this is fan-bloomin'-tastic!! I love her 'headdress', it looks like she is wearing a crown
xx

Rein said...

Fabulous frame!

June said...

Hi chris, I love this frame and its very inspiring. I am in the process of altering a frame at the moment its my second one and seeing yours is really motivating
Hugs June xxx

scrapnnMO said...

OH my goodness this frame is just gorgeous Chris. Have a lovely day! :)
♥Dawn♥

Artyjen said...

Fabby frame and that crown really sets it off.
xoxo

Dawn said...

Oh my goodness this is just stunning - sooo beautiful

Hugs

Dawn
xx

Nancy Maxwell James said...

this is soooo gorgeous! I love the colors and embellies you used! awesome art!