Anyone told you this is remiscent of the style of Mucha? (somehwat) its v. poster-like & has lovely embellishments of roses, pearls & thorns which remind me of his posters. I love this individual & clever amalgamation of these two characters, its clever & fun. You should've won.
Well, even if this piece caused you hassle, it looks like it definitely paid off. Looks absolutely wonderful. Even without the Gaga connotations, this works so well. Although that may be the tea fan in me xHx