Monday, May 23, 2011

Don't Worry.....Bee Happy

There are times when I can't sleep because a project will be dancing around my head and I can't stop thinking about it. I keep a small journal on my bedside table for this very reason, I can usually draw a picture and write some notes and it's off to dream land for me!
This is one of those, "I can't sleep...better make this soon...project"


I started with a 16x16 piece of wood

I painted the entire board with some oops Valspar paint I bought at Lowes for $1.25, not sure the actual name of the paint...I'll call it oatmeal. I googled an image of a bee, printed it on regular printer paper...and used a little Mod Podge transfer trick to put him on.
Look HERE to see how I did the transfer on another project.


Then I used my Cricut to cut a stencil and added the words in black acrylic paint. I sanded it all down....now I have to decide where to put it!


Total cost for this one of a kind artwork : around $5.00!!!

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13 comments:

  1. I LOVE this idea, it turned out SOOOOO cute! You are one talented lady! I have missed having time to check out your blog but I am excited to get all caught up now! I hope you have a wonderful day!
    Jaime from Crafty Scrappy Happy

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  2. That's really cute! Great blog. I'm going to look around some more...

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  3. Gorgeous as usual Carmella! Love the Bee image!

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  4. That is so cute! I love the way you did it. Thanks for sharing.

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  5. p.s. I think this should be your next giveaway---hint hint I would die of happiness to win this! :o)
    No shame here!

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  6. Love this! I love the play on words - so Creative! It turned out gorgeous! Thanks for sharing.

    I'm hosting my monthly Before Blogging Throwback Thursdays party and would love it if you linked up something you made/did/bought before blogging. The link will be open til next week. Can't wait to see what you bring to the party.

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  7. Hi Carmella, Love this wall art too - you are on a roll. This saying is adorable. Thanks so much for linking to the Sunday Showcase party - I greatly appreciate it. I hope you don't mind that I have included this in today's features. Hope you have a lovely holiday weekend ~ Stephanie Lynn

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  8. Cute! This would be perfect for my friend!

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  9. Hello my dear friend I just wanted to let you know that I am featuring this master piece over at my blog today :o) you are the best!

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  10. I love a good art project that does not cost much but look like a million bucks! The bee makes this super cute! New follower here and on FB!
    Holly
    504 Main

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  11. Just to look at this sign makes me happy!! Cracked me up! Sweet.

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