A Birthday at the Carnival

IMG_3919Imagine the fun of having your birthday at the carnival! The popcorn, the balloons and the rides!  I’ve used an image from A Day for Daisies for this box card and coloured it in with my Copics.  I just love bright rainbow colours, so each balloon is a different colour!.  I added a little white pen to create the shine on the balloons.  I also used some free clipart to create the scene behind the clown.

On the flaps of the box, I put some crinkled up tickets and some tiny popcorn boxs that I created, and then made some tiny popcorn to fall out of them.

If you’re looking for a fun challenge, visit Southern Girls Challenge Blog for our newest challenge – Inks or Sprays.  I used black ink on the front of the box to create the inked edge.  I also sprayed on some gloss, to help the balloons shine.

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Here’s the whole box, it folds flat with the flaps raised to protect the embellishments for travel in an envelope.

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The popcorn bags were created by using a free template.  Then I punched some white dots.  I put the paper dot on a piece of soft foam and ran my embossing stylus over it which helped to turn the edges up.  I gently pressed and squished the shape until it looked a little like popcorn. I used my yellow Copic marker to add “butter” to the popcorn.  The tickets are free clipart that I printed and then gently roughed up.

I have joined the following challenges:

  1. Crafty Creations Challenges – Anything Goes (2w)
  2. Pink Gem Challenge – Anything Goes (2w)
  3. Crafting with Dragonflies – Anything Goes (2w)
  4. Crafting with Friends – Anything Goes (2w)
  5. Colour Crazy Challenge – Anything Goes (2w)
  6. As you like it challenge – Monochrome or Rainbow (2w)

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13 thoughts on “A Birthday at the Carnival

  1. What a fun project you have created – just had to avert my eyes a wee bit as I have a thing about clowns!! It fits the Colour Crazy Challenge this week. Thank you for taking part and best wishes in the draw. Kym (Colour Crazy Challenge Design Team Member).

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  2. Fabulous creation. Lots of attention to detail. I love how you made the popcorn….inspiring. Thank you for sharing it with us at Crafting with Dragonflies WynnDT

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