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Wednesday, 23 March 2011

Alas poor Mona I knew her well.........!!!


Today is the start of the Annual COPPER, GINGER or RUST Challenge over at Gingersnaps where you can play along making anything you like using these colours. The rest of the DT have made some very inspiring pieces and all so different, which is brill.

My DT piece uses Copper Ginger and Gold, the great Mona Lisa stamp, a stencil and diecuts plus bits from my stash. Everyone is welcome to join in our Annual Celebration and we would love to see your fab creations. Reminds me of the song.......Come on over to my place we're having a Party........dah de dah de dah......can't remember all the words..........lol Anyways hope to see you there.

Have a great week and take care, Annette x

62 comments:

craftattack said...

Lovely creation! My bits are ready, too!

The Answer Is Chocolate said...

Mona never looked so good!

Doreen said...

This is fabulous Annette,I think Mona looks happier in her new surroundings.xxx

mustavcoffee said...

Hello there Annette, love your Mona, I think Doreen's right she looks much happier here! I really like your colours mmm all rich and luscious:0) xxx

Zoechaos said...

Sorry Annette had not realised you are now officially part of the GS DT. Congratulations XOXO Zoe

1CardCreator said...

Looks beautiful Annette. Love your mix of colors, gorgeous image.

Brenda Brown said...

Love how you have used the mask Annette and then completed the whole design.
luv and hugs {brenda} xoxox

Susan Allan said...

Hi Netty
You have done her proud. You have managed to make The Mona Lisa actually look pretty! Well done you! Lovely metallic creation
Sue xx

Sue West said...

I love this Annette, I think she looks much happier than the one in the Louvre.
Sue xx

Paula said...

wonderful creation!

Kim said...

You created a great setting for Mona! I love the masking!

Martina2801 said...

Wow, amazing Netty, I love your fabulous MONA !!
She`s totally beautiful my friend.
Have a great day and love visiting you.
Hugs and more Hugs
MARTINA ♥

Jolanda said...

Hi Annette, your Mona is fantastic and your stencilling is something else!! It's a really beautiful piece - the gems, crown and wings are the perfect finish :)

wearestampers said...

Great work Annette!! Love the image, and swirls! May join in on this challenge!
Pam

Lisa Somerville said...

Beautiful piece! The stencil BG is perfect for the Mona Lisa!

Anesha said...

Wonderful creation, Nettie, love the wings!

Daniele said...

ohhh I do love a party.....lol, a very regal looking Mona, ovely piece Annette
hugs x

Helen said...

Wow! shee is stunning!

McCrafty's Cards said...

I love this Annette, she looks much happier with those wings.
Kevin xx

Craft Addicts - Tracy Evans said...

Fabulous background or mona and luscious colours. Lovely creation. Tracy x

Ellie said...

This is so beautiful!!!

Terry said...

I rocked and rolled all the way from my place to yours! Ha!Ha! My moves were as great as yours! Mona is so lovely and I think she wants to get up and boogie! You are just so fun!

Heidi said...

Beautiful creation!
Love the colours:)
Hugs, Heidi:)

Jennifer said...

Gorgeous work Netty! I like the wings.xx Jenny xx

Carol Q said...

.... we'll be swinging, dancing and singing.. come on over tonight...(Drifters lol) Lovely Mona Netty, gorgeous colour combinations.

Meggymay said...

Mona sure looks grand and seems very happy with her fantastic suroundings. Its a great piece. xx

Netty said...

Thanks Carol for the rest of the words, brilliant. Hope the rest of you join in as I have some wicked dance moves and drink on tap.... just hope I don't topple over....lol So come on lets party.... Hugs Annette x

minnie_mac said...

Great piece. Love the colours in the background and the stencilling.

Marilyn

Lynne K said...

Wow, this is fabulous, Netty! Love the background, with that gorgeous stencil. SHe looks like a thoroughly modern Mona! Lynne x

Dragon said...

Woo Annette, this is a lovely piece, so rich and a bit quirky!!! Thanks for your kind comment and continued support
Frankie
xx

Cheryl said...

oh hun,you always come up with the goods,this is an amazing piece of work you made me laugh hun been seeing your post,over blog land about having a dance,lol,hugs cheryl xxxx

donna said...

Fabulous piece Annette! I love the colors and texture you have adorned dear Mona with. I think I missed the party but I will do the challenge. Party Hearty!

Joan said...

Fab piece Netty, love that stencil you have used and Mona's wings! my knees are too creaky to rock now but maybe I'll still join the party!

Jingle said...

Fabulous copper project!!! Love it!

Cindy Adkins said...

Oh, it's perfect, Netty!!! And I love those swirls--what an "Oh-la-la" piece!
XO

Chris A. said...

Wonderful Netty! XO

Gerri Herbst said...

I just love the creative use of the paisley copper pieces as wings, it really gets me thinking! take care, Gerri.

Carolyn said...

Annette, I like your "Mona" and I also like the splatter flower in the previous collection of your art.

What is this about pre-op, post-op?

Hope all is okay. Take care of yourself.

CONGRATULATIONS ON a new grandbaby.

Gerrie Johnnic said...

Mona looks super with wings and a crown, I can see it really put a smile on her face!

Yvonne said...

Beautiful creation, Annette! Mona is one of my all time faves :)

Shar said...

I absolutely adore this beautiful piece! Beautifully done!

Beverly Gotthardt said...

I've missed a bunch of wonderful posts I see. I'm getting ready to post my card for the Spirit Color Blog Hop, hope I get it right.

Linda R. said...

Your post alway make me smile. And of course your art is alway amazing just like this one.. It look fab my sweet friend..

Hugs, Linda

Lynn Stevens said...

Mona looks like shes ready to hit the clubs! she will be dancing up a storm in those beautiful rich colors. No wonder shes smiling!
Wonderful Netty!
hugs Lynn

Nicks said...

fabulous!!!

Linda said...

Hi Nettie, Just looking through your lovely arty blog, so much to look at, wish I had your talent. Also can I thank you for the commennts you have left on my blog, I dont get many visitors so I really appreciate it. Take Care, Linda xx

Candy C said...

Hey Nettie! Love your Mona Lisa! She looks quite splendid wearing her crown! I think Leonardo should have put one on her in his original painting, don't you? You did well for your Gingersnap Challenge! Spot on with the color combinations! <3 Candy

Wanda H said...

totally fabulous, Annette!!!! Love the colors and layout!!!

coops said...

wow, this is fnatastic netty.i love the image and all your details and texture :D

xx coops xx

CuddlyBunny said...

Your Mona is gorgeous! And definitely ready for a party with her friends!

Maggie said...

Now here's a girl ready to party!!! Fab creation Netty love the stamp and all the details

Silvia(Barnie) said...

Wow, that's delicious.

Anjas-Artefaktotum said...

Excellent art work!Great colorcombi. Love Mona allways and ever:-)
Hugs Anja

Electra said...

I would dearly love to root through your stash, Annette! this is terrific!

2amscrapper said...

how'd I miss commenting! Your Mona is lovely in ginger!

kay said...

another masterpiece nettie,bet your walls are covered,x

Katherine said...

All your creations are amazing!

tea_bag said...

fab I do think shes looking happier

PetraB said...

A stunning piece, so rich in colour and design!

My name is Toni said...

Hi Netty, this piece is stunning, I just love the stencil or whatever you used for a stencil in the left corner... Beautiful !

Sue said...

I love Mona's makeover - just what she needed, and your stenciling is to die for x

Kristy C said...

Wow! This is just stunning!!!