For the left side of the spread, I tried to stamp two of my "favorite" stamps, Moo-Mania and More's challenge this fortnight, one of which was my Eiffel Tower, the other my favorite Piero Fornasetti stamp of Lina Cavalieri, who he painted or drew over 500 times. Unfortunately, the stamp didn't take, and I made the mistake of trying to draw over it. Also, to my chagrin, one of the background circles I created was directly over where her mouth should be. So the beauty that should have been Lina turned into Porky the Pig!
For the right side, I stamped the Eiffel Tower a second time, this time much better, and added a heart I painted. One thing you won't have to put up with, at least for awhile, is seeing my horrible handwriting. I finally got ink while I was out Wednesday, so I can print my thoughts again.
Please join me at Art Journal Journey as well as Moo-Mania and More for collage (with journaling) and stamping that is far, far better than anything I could make. And thanks for visiting, laughing, and commiserating at my horrible stamping, especially the mess I made of Lina. I thought Porky looked pretty good, though!
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