frida you are looking good!

Maybe that’s just my opinion, but I think you’ll agree. Frida Kahlo was an absolutely amazing artist. She was a prolific Mexican painter perhaps best known for her self portraits. Here’s a quote from Wikipedia: “Kahlo had a volatile marriage with the famous Mexican artist Diego Rivera. She suffered lifelong health problems, many of which derived from a traffic accident she experienced as a teenager. These issues are represented in her works, many of which are self-portraits of one sort or another. Kahlo suggested, “I paint myself because I am so often alone and because I am the subject I know best.”

cards on rack to dry

I purchased these Frida image cards and it took me some time to decide what I could do to them. I like the irony of the word “happy” printed on her portraits. I don’t think she would mind though I don’t really know if she had much of a sense of humor. Here are the cards:

Frida Kahlo card

2nd Frida card

Before I forget, I wanted to show you my new card rack. I picked this up at a garage sale a couple of weeks ago – very exciting. It was kind of rusty but I could see the potential, and it was only $10. Of course it cost me $14 for spray paint (one can wouldn’t do the job) and $8 for new rubber feet. Since it is a 5 legged stand, I now have 3 extras if anyone is interested!

new card rackA thing of beauty just waiting to be filled with wonderful cards!

10 thoughts on “frida you are looking good!

  1. Wow, how many cards are you going to make that you need a whole rack? 😉


    1. I’m planning on printing hundreds! I need to build up inventory and work out the details of how and where to market them. Details, just details…


  2. I took a double look when I saw the name Frida! I was in Mexico City for 8 days photographing my brother and sister-in-laws 2nd wedding (her family is there) and we went to the Frida museum! Didn’t know a thing about her, but when I got home I got a movie on her life from Netflix!


  3. Love Frida! A few years ago I had the good timing to be in San Francisco when their MoMA did a retrospective of her work. I was in my bliss.


    1. I would love to see her work – especially a retrospective. She fascinates me.


      1. If you click on the links embedded here you might get a bit of a feel of what it was like:


  4. the stand is terrific -can’t wait to see it filled with magnificent work. as for three rubber feet…. I am going to have to pass, wouldn’t want to ‘scoop’ them as there may be international interest….


    1. Just like you to put others’ needs ahead of your own!


    2. Just like you to put others’ needs ahead of your own!


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