Some people study art and go through years of practice until they create a masterpiece. Or at least something close to that. And others make breath-taking contemporary art without even intending to. Bored Panda has compiled a list of accidental art to show that sometimes the most beautiful art is just pure luck. Have you created an accidental masterpiece? Then add it to the list below and don't forget to vote for your favorite!

#1

The Guy At Walmart Looked At Me Like I Was Weird For Taking A Picture Of My Paint Before He Could Mix It. I Thought It Was Awesome

The Guy At Walmart Looked At Me Like I Was Weird For Taking A Picture Of My Paint Before He Could Mix It. I Thought It Was Awesome

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Bernadeta Švedaitė
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4 years ago

Oceans, Waterfalls and Universe! <3

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#2

Deer Formed From An Accidental Drop Of Black Paint

Deer Formed From An Accidental Drop Of Black Paint

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Shauday Smith
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4 years ago

It's your patronus.

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#3

I Accidentally Painted A Silhouette Of A Forest In My Last Sip Of Coffee

I Accidentally Painted A Silhouette Of A Forest In My Last Sip Of Coffee

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Dorota Braziewicz
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4 years ago

Bob Ross would be proud:)

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#4

My Daughter Dumped Out Her Acrylics In The Sink

My Daughter Dumped Out Her Acrylics In The Sink

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Andrew Krilik
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4 years ago

u can find a lot of national flags

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#5

Work In A Paint Store, The Tint Came Out Looking Like A Volcano Erupting

Work In A Paint Store, The Tint Came Out Looking Like A Volcano Erupting

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Zita Pethő
Community Member
4 years ago

Wow! I like it!!!!

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#6

She Chose The Wrong Place To Take A Nap

She Chose The Wrong Place To Take A Nap

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Marina Catărău
Community Member
4 years ago

I think it chose the RIGHT place to take a nap :))

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#7

Polished Layers Of Car Paint From An Old Factory In Detroit

Polished Layers Of Car Paint From An Old Factory In Detroit

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Simonas S.
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4 years ago

Looks like a grinded meat covered in paint :D

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#8

How It Looked After Tinting Paste Dropped Into Paint

How It Looked After Tinting Paste Dropped Into Paint

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Carmela2000
Community Member
4 years ago

A slice of the brain. A flower. An underwater coral fan. il_570xN41...dbec0c.jpg il_570xN417896324_8s2e-57474efdbec0c.jpg

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#9

This Is What Happens When The Triple Foam Breaks At The Car Wash

This Is What Happens When The Triple Foam Breaks At The Car Wash

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Roberta Morrison
Community Member
4 years ago

Psychedelic

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#10

My Paint Fell On The Floor And It Looks Way Better Than Anything I've Done

My Paint Fell On The Floor And It Looks Way Better Than Anything I've Done

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Cathrine Simone
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4 years ago

Leave it there and cover with a resin!

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#11

Truck With 14 Tons Of Paint Rolls Over Painting The Road In Vibrant Colors

Truck With 14 Tons Of Paint Rolls Over Painting The Road In Vibrant Colors

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fun mushroom
Community Member
4 years ago

This always happens in cartoons

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#12

The Sink After A Day Of Art

The Sink After A Day Of Art

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Christine Strieb
Community Member
4 years ago

Fond memories

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#13

When Your Camera Hangs At Your Side And Randomly Shots

When Your Camera Hangs At Your Side And Randomly Shots

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Little blue kitten
Community Member
4 years ago

this one is the best!

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#14

Rain + Pollen

Rain + Pollen

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Zion Benitez
Community Member
4 years ago

Starry Night

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#15

This Pattern Of Bubbles In A Squeeze Of Acrylic Paint

This Pattern Of Bubbles In A Squeeze Of Acrylic Paint

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Shauday Smith
Community Member
4 years ago

The golden ratio. ????????

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#16

After Easter Clean Up

After Easter Clean Up

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Rana
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3 years ago

soo bright colors ... just wow...

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#17

New York Skyline Accidentally Taken From A Tour Boat

New York Skyline Accidentally Taken From A Tour Boat

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Cayman
Community Member
4 years ago

it looks like the buildings are being sucked into a void so cool

#18

Beer Whale ... Poured A Beer Into My Glass How The Foam Came Together After A Few Minutes ....

Beer Whale ... Poured A Beer Into My Glass How The Foam Came Together After A Few Minutes ....

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Christina Schrant
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4 years ago

Looks like an eel

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#19

Paint Truck Breaks Long Standing Speed Record - Hits 88 Mph

Paint Truck Breaks Long Standing Speed Record - Hits 88 Mph

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Heather Burdett Holloway
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4 years ago

I c wut u did thar. :p

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#20

Dried Top On Printing Ink Tin

Dried Top On Printing Ink Tin

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Joanne Sender
Community Member
4 years ago

looks like candy´s

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#21

A Splodge Of Paint Flew Of My Roller

A Splodge Of Paint Flew Of My Roller

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Bilyana Dimitrova
Community Member
4 years ago

Awesome!

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#22

What The Plumber Left In Our Bathtub After He Was Gone...

What The Plumber Left In Our Bathtub After He Was Gone...

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Veronica Hufana
Community Member
4 years ago

This belongs on a pendant.

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#23

Japanese Art Teacher Photographs Aftermath Of Cleaning Up An Acrylic Paint Spill

Japanese Art Teacher Photographs Aftermath Of Cleaning Up An Acrylic Paint Spill

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Amanda Barnes
Community Member
3 years ago

Pretty 🌈

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#24

My Son Staring At His Plate At Dinner Time: "huh? I Made A Horsey With My Sauce!"

My Son Staring At His Plate At Dinner Time: "huh? I Made A Horsey With My Sauce!"

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JEFF THE KILLER
Community Member
4 years ago

oh thats nice sweetie * takes a picture and sends to nearest museum *

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#25

Pollen, Algae And Leafs In The Water Of The Baltic Sea At Swedens East Coast.

Pollen, Algae And Leafs In The Water Of The Baltic Sea At Swedens East Coast.

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Jennifer McCoo
Community Member
4 years ago

Almost looks like an Arial shot from a helicopter or satellite

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#26

Accidentally Perfect Wood Chip

Accidentally Perfect Wood Chip

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Alc11
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4 years ago

I love when that happens!

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#27

Walls Of A Salt Mine In Romania

Walls Of A Salt Mine In Romania

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Grecu Florina-Alexandra
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4 years ago

The black lines are from lamps used in the old days in the salt mine.The salt mine is in Turda,Romania.

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#28

This Moss On A Wall Of A Cemetary Looks Like A Shadowy Gathering Of People From The 1800s.

This Moss On A Wall Of A Cemetary Looks Like A Shadowy Gathering Of People From The 1800s.

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Matthew Kramer
Community Member
4 years ago

I feigned to look at the man as he spoke, and he spoke with the malicious arrogance of a captor reveling in his triumph. My eyes, though, were focused on the brick and crumbling plaster of the cemetery wall behind him. They had come. The wall before had been nothing to strain my powers of credulity; just plaster stained with two centuries of moss. Like the tail-end of a hallucination, however, a figure emerged from the green-black discoloration, taking from the darkness of the mossy wall to give itself form. I glanced away and back again. Another form had appeared. My pursuer and I settled to exchange words, and by then I reckoned it was over. A spark played through his glassy eyes, and a knife shone under his coat as he bore down on me.

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#29

Ink Accidentally Made A Dragon

Ink Accidentally Made A Dragon

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Cayman
Community Member
4 years ago

AWESOME

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#30

A Glass With A Floating Moth In My Sink

A Glass With A Floating Moth In My Sink

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Cayman
Community Member
4 years ago

so cool it's like the moth is flying through the stars

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#31

Nature's Art

Nature's Art

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Michele Hackler
Community Member
4 years ago

Dragon tree at sunset.

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#32

Live Web Camera That Overlooks Dubrovnik (king's Landing) Didn't Load As Fast As I Expected

Live Web Camera That Overlooks Dubrovnik (king's Landing) Didn't Load As Fast As I Expected

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Dana Wilson
Community Member
4 years ago

That looks like a painting!

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#33

Created Jellyfish By Accidently Stepping On Wet Paint

Created Jellyfish By Accidently Stepping On Wet Paint

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Sebnem Yozgat
Community Member
4 years ago

The right one in the lower corner has a face ????

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#34

Car Wash

Car Wash

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Daria B
Community Member
4 years ago

An exaggerated and distorted aurora borealis

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#35

Accidental Art... In A Sink

Accidental Art... In A Sink

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Carlee Franklin
Community Member
4 years ago

Halloween threw up

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#36

My Watercolor Box After Taking Out The Colors To Clean It!

My Watercolor Box After Taking Out The Colors To Clean It!

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Daria B
Community Member
4 years ago

Turn the photo horizontally making the now left edge as the bottom, and you'll see some kind of goblin portrait scenery.

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#37

The Cosmic Depths Of Dirty Dishwater

The Cosmic Depths Of Dirty Dishwater

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Cayman
Community Member
4 years ago

woah

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#38

Peeled Banana Reveals Phoning Cyclist

Peeled Banana Reveals Phoning Cyclist

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Elaine Mattingly
Community Member
4 weeks ago

A health food.

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#39

Forest On The Side Of My Van Created By Dust And Rain

Forest On The Side Of My Van Created By Dust And Rain

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Cayman
Community Member
4 years ago

it looks like the one in snow white

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#40

My Egg Cracked Open While Being Boiled And Formed A Duck #painfulreminder

My Egg Cracked Open While Being Boiled And Formed A Duck #painfulreminder

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Emma Tully
Community Member
4 years ago

This is a sign. What you're going to eat might be a lovely duck that could be smothered in plum sauce

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#41

I'm A Food Stylist. That's What Happens When You Mix Food Colouring And Coffee

I'm A Food Stylist. That's What Happens When You Mix Food Colouring And Coffee

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Emma Tully
Community Member
4 years ago

Hardly accidental art. Bit of a cheat :-/

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#42

Coffee Stain

Coffee Stain

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#43

Cup Where Watercolors And Acrylic Paint Brushes Are Washed Off

Cup Where Watercolors And Acrylic Paint Brushes Are Washed Off

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Liz Mosby
Community Member
4 years ago

Looks like a cosmic fried egg. Mmmm.

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#44

Accidental Camera Shot... At Melbourne Sealife Aquarium

Accidental Camera Shot... At Melbourne Sealife Aquarium

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#45

The Horse Of Fire

The Horse Of Fire

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Kristen Hdz
Community Member
4 years ago

looks like the "luck dragon" in Mulan.

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#46

The Face Of Winter

The Face Of Winter

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Daria B
Community Member
4 years ago

She looks kinda happy and tired simoultaneously.

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#47

My Coffee Loves Me

My Coffee Loves Me

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Meridian
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4 years ago

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#48

My Hands Shaking Because Of The Cold Wind At A Trip To The Eiffel Tower In Paris.

My Hands Shaking Because Of The Cold Wind At A Trip To The Eiffel Tower In Paris.

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Ronja Rövardotter
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4 years ago

It looks like many tiny seahorses :)

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#49

I Accidentally Painted A Unicorn With Frothed Milk...

I Accidentally Painted A Unicorn With Frothed Milk...

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Amanda Barnes
Community Member
3 years ago

Unicorn 🦄

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#50

Sky Dragon Over The West Virginia State Line

Sky Dragon Over The West Virginia State Line

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brandon sat
Community Member
4 years ago

Now how can you tell that those clouds are directly over the state line ;-)

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#51

Forces Of Nature

Forces Of Nature

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Rinatya Nessim
Community Member
4 years ago

Casper, is that you?

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#52

Look, Mum! A Snowy Sleepingbag!

Look, Mum! A Snowy Sleepingbag!

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Elaine Mattingly
Community Member
4 weeks ago

A jelly roll from heaven!

#53

The Underside Of My Yogurt Lid Looks Like A Haunted Graveyard

The Underside Of My Yogurt Lid Looks Like A Haunted Graveyard

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Susan Davis
Community Member
4 years ago

I think that's where you'll be headed if you eat that yogurt.

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#54

Paint Awaiting Its Fate!

Paint Awaiting Its Fate!

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Elaine Mattingly
Community Member
4 weeks ago

Lighting flashing, thunder crashing.

#55

Sand Painting - Not By Hand But By The Wind.

Sand Painting - Not By Hand But By The Wind.

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#56

Art Nature!

Art Nature!

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Daria B
Community Member
4 years ago

A phoenix. Kinda.

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#57

Old Paint On A Rusted Container

Old Paint On A Rusted Container

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Elaine Mattingly
Community Member
4 weeks ago

Trim, frame, hang.Unique. Fantastic.That is a feel good picture.

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#58

Did Some Hand Sewin, Threw Leftover Threads In Garbage Cane

Did Some Hand Sewin, Threw Leftover Threads In Garbage Cane

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Matt Clark
Community Member
4 years ago

looks like treble.

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#59

Construction Workers Reveal Art

Construction Workers Reveal Art

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Mya Lugar
Community Member
1 year ago

I wouldn't paint over it..never!

#60

School Is Cool.

School Is Cool.

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#61

My Painting Glass

My Painting Glass

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#62

Saw This Pig When In My Washcloth.

Saw This Pig When In My Washcloth.

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Amanda Barnes
Community Member
3 years ago

Oink 🐷 oink 🐷

#63

Finished My Meal And Found A Unicorn!

Finished My Meal And Found A Unicorn!

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Matias Arguello
Community Member
4 years ago

I see a guy with a wierd mask

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#64

Underwater Pensive Cat Painted By The Sun

Underwater Pensive Cat Painted By The Sun

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Elaine Mattingly
Community Member
4 weeks ago

YES.

#65

Dumped A Bunch Of Glass Gems In The Sink To Clean

Dumped A Bunch Of Glass Gems In The Sink To Clean

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Mya Lugar
Community Member
1 year ago

That would be a beautiful painting. I may try it!

#66

Smiling Eggs Before Being Scrambled!

Smiling Eggs Before Being Scrambled!

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#67

Preparing Dinner

Preparing Dinner

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Mary Tonningsen
Community Member
4 years ago

Sliced red cabbage is one of the most beautiful veggies! Tasty, too!

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#68

Spilt Chocolate Milk On My Stacked Notepads - One Of Them Dried Like This

Spilt Chocolate Milk On My Stacked Notepads - One Of Them Dried Like This

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Daria B
Community Member
4 years ago

It's a "WIN" for the chocolate.

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#69

My Coffee Decided To Smile

My Coffee Decided To Smile

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Kyoko Masamuni Garcia
Community Member
4 years ago

Why is your coffee blue

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#70

Oil Spill, Paint And Old Paint

Oil Spill, Paint And Old Paint

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Mya Lugar
Community Member
1 year ago

I love the right-hand one, the colors and textures look like your in the woods and the grey is a tree trunk and there are yellow leaves and a green mountain in the distance,

#71

Dipped Her Finger In Butter And A Duck Came Out!

Dipped Her Finger In Butter And A Duck Came Out!

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Elaine Mattingly
Community Member
4 weeks ago

We need to talk.

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#72

Tint Added To Paint Base Before Mixing. Looks Like A Combination Of Deep Sea And Deep Space.

Tint Added To Paint Base Before Mixing. Looks Like A Combination Of Deep Sea And Deep Space.

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Silent Skeleton
Community Member
3 years ago

looks like the bahamas from a plane ;o)

#73

Mold In The Form Of A Tree

Mold In The Form Of A Tree

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Erin Casados
Community Member
1 year ago

Toxic love?

#74

One Colour, But So Many Shades

One Colour, But So Many Shades

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Christine Doan
Community Member
4 years ago

reddit.com/r/fancyfollicles

#75

Raindrops On My Sun Roof

Raindrops On My Sun Roof