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Maybe we should call this the "Ellery Brag Board" lately. But she came home with more great news. She was chosen as a Reflections Art Contest winner from her Elementary school. With over 468 entries she was chosen as one of the top five in visual arts.

The theme was "Beauty is..." I think her quote was: "Beauty is fuzzy bunnies. Soft bunnies. Cute bunnies. I love bunnies." I was hoping should would say something more profound but clearly the judges understood this was straight from the mouth and hands of a 6 year old.

Ellery did a series of 5 prints of bunny rabbits.


Jo Lynn said...

Yeah, that's so awesome!!! I love what said about bunnies...so sweet!!! Loved the poem to, poor turkeys! Ha ha

Brittney said...

Cute! Good for her!

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