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Animals/objects starting with the letter "u" (for painting)

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#1 TPS

Posted 15 April 2008 - 09:08 PM

I'm having a painting done of DS's name (Hunter) where an animal or child-friendly object of that letter is painted underneath the corresponding letter (eg: Helicopter under "H", Tractor under "T", elephant under "E" and rabbit under "R") but I'm a bit stuck for ideas for "n" and "u".

The best I've come up with is "nest" and "umbrella". Boring. Anyone got any better ideas???  wacko.gif

#2 --descentia--

Posted 15 April 2008 - 09:16 PM






nurse shark

Northern hairy-nosed wombat



#3 fairymagic

Posted 15 April 2008 - 09:18 PM

I too was going to suggest a unicorn for u. For n maybe numbat or newt?  Good luck!

Damn - didn't scroll down far enough to see you had already put those in descentia!!  LOL  I am absolutely no help whatsoever then!!

Edited by clh03, 15 April 2008 - 09:20 PM.

#4 cjpj

Posted 15 April 2008 - 09:19 PM


#5 blackcherry

Posted 15 April 2008 - 09:20 PM

I can only think of a umbrella, unicorn, unicycle, universe, underwear laughing2.gif.


#6 Benevolence

Posted 15 April 2008 - 09:21 PM

ukulele?  A bit obscure I know.  I like PP's unicorn suggestion though


#7 blackcherry

Posted 15 April 2008 - 09:21 PM

I posted too slow lol

Edited by blackcherry, 15 April 2008 - 09:22 PM.

#8 TPS

Posted 15 April 2008 - 09:25 PM

I originally thought of unicorn - but is it a little too feminine for a boys room (DH assures me it's very phallic but I'm not convinced  laughing2.gif )

I'm not putting underwear in a painting on my son's wall! roll2.gif

I also considered numbat but thought it might be a little too obscure. Keep 'em coming ladies, it's very useful!

#9 fezzy

Posted 15 April 2008 - 09:25 PM

Get your hands on Anamalia (is that how you spell it?) by Graeme Base- that'll give you some inspiration. I'd pull my copy out and have a look but I've just got bubba to sleep and I'm not risking going in there!

Edited by fezzy, 15 April 2008 - 09:26 PM.

#10 subamum

Posted 15 April 2008 - 09:33 PM


north (compass?)

#11 TPS

Posted 15 April 2008 - 09:38 PM

ooh - UFO - good one subamum! I love it!

Fezzy - that book sounds SO unreal (I just googled it) - I can't believe I've never heard of it! I'm always on the prowl for good books!

#12 BusyBeeC

Posted 15 April 2008 - 09:47 PM

sorry in advance if I repeat ...

Animals - Urchin, Underwater frog, Uakkri (south american monkey)

Place - Uluru


Narly - a picture of a surfboard?? (scraping the bottom now!)

#13 Our LovelyLiv

Posted 15 April 2008 - 10:01 PM

Oooh UFO was a great idea scubamum!

For 'N' what about:

Ned Kelly
New York
Nothing ( laugh.gif just joking)

#14 **Xena**

Posted 15 April 2008 - 10:05 PM

Try this page:


It has a few ideas

I like UFO though that was a great suggestion

#15 liz-a

Posted 15 April 2008 - 10:18 PM


Under the sea

Ugg boots

#16 ~mimo~

Posted 15 April 2008 - 11:14 PM


nuts (as in nuts and bolts)

#17 mindy05

Posted 15 April 2008 - 11:40 PM


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