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Buzzing with Happy



Today, as part of the {ippity} Fabulous Feature, I decided to roll up my sleeves and get my hands dirty (literally) with a fun mixed media project.  

The featured set is:


Quotes a'La Happy

I HAD to use bees.  So, I grabbed a couple more {ippity} sets  for the bees..."Bee Better Together" itty bitty and "Your Frendship-My Cup of Tea".

And to finish it off,  I used some hand-dyed crinkle ribbon from 3 Girl Jam.  I'm telling you...you HAVE to get some of this.  Such a great assortment of colors.

This has so many layers that the canvas now has probably doubled in weight.  It started a little pastel in color, then went dark...and ended bright and cheerful.  Thank goodness, because how can one correlate HAPPY with anything other than bright "and cheerful".

I really just put my whole self in a project like this.  When I paint kitschy stuff like this, I tend to use my hands just about as much as I do a brush...Whats worse, sometimes I smear by licking my finger and then smearing...or even far far worse...cleaning a finger before touching the canvas by sticking them in my mouth.


YIKES..I know.

It's a good thing the acrylics I use have few, if any, CL (caution labels) or CAprop65 warnings (cancer warning)....and NO LEAD.  I'd be a dumb fool by now if that were the case!

But anyway, enough about that.  I had to hum along while working on this.  Well, last night anyway.  I have been working on it over the few evenings, and finally...with a deadline approaching...just had to say "DONE" [for now].

I will probably add a little more bling.  If I do, I will throw in another picture tomorrow.  I just ran out of time!


Such fun.
Now, you...HAVE SOME Happy!

OH, and I forgot, I'm also linking this up to 


But I'm just a little late this week!

Comments

angie said…
this is awesome!!
Rebecca this is gorgeous!! What a delightful piece to have on your wall!
Thank you so much for the inspiration and for sharing!
Hugs,
Mary
Barbara Bruder said…
WOW!! Really a great project!!This turned out fabulous.Love the mixed media look to it.
Noelle Reese said…
This is AWESOME!!! I love it!!
Gwen said…
I really, really like this! What a great project!
This is such a beautiful piece! Love how you built this up!
cinmfoster said…
this is awesome, love your canvas.
JPScraps said…
Terrific canvas! Really a work of art!
Lindsey said…
Wow, this is beautiful! Kitschy? I don't think so!
Emily H said…
Great use of unity stamps! Love this!
Jennifer said…
LOVE your mixed media piece! FABULOUS flower and I love the sentiment you used!!! (=
Julie Odil said…
This is absolutely inspirational -- and HAPPY!
Lolis said…
Beautiful Project! I love the layering and the different textures!

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