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« on: May 05, 2014 08:45:18 PM »

I made this Harry Potter Version of Candyland for the IYP 25 swap.  My partner and I both love Harry Potter so I decided to turn Candyland into "Potterland--Deathly Hallows Edition".  My daughter is an amazing artist (I can't draw) so I commissioned her to draw the game out for me and I would color it (she hates coloring things in).

The game follows along the events from the Deathly Hallows book starting with leaving #4 Privet drive on broomstick all the way to Harry's battle with Voldemort.  My daughter like to be funny in her art so she drew in cute/funny details throughout the game (like the look on Ron and Hermoine's face when Harry is wearing the Diadem)  I used watercolors, my first time, and I loved how it turned out.


I made the cards using a square stamp made from an eraser for the plain square cards and an "H" shield stamp made for me in another swap for the card backs.

The playing pieces are laminated drawings with a binder clip to make them stand up
Here is Hermoine:

Ron:

and Harry:

The game in action:

I decorated the outside of the box to look like a package from the owl post:


It was hard to send this game away!  I told my daughter she should make me one for my birthday!
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« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2014 05:33:31 AM »

OMG I love it!
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« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2014 06:26:26 AM »

That's is awesome!! Lucky partner Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: May 06, 2014 07:48:54 AM »

That is awesome! I especially love the way you decorated the outside of the box.
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« Reply #4 on: May 06, 2014 11:16:19 AM »

This is amazing!! Wonderful work!!
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« Reply #5 on: May 06, 2014 11:21:27 AM »

It is way more than excellent!  Grin
I love all the details your daughter drew and the funny or cute things she addes. An artist!

It really looks so professional, if you would sell it, I bet it be a bestseller!!  Cheesy

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« Reply #6 on: May 07, 2014 07:45:10 AM »

This is the most amazing thing I've ever seen!
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« Reply #7 on: May 07, 2014 11:11:20 AM »

Fantastic game!
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« Reply #8 on: May 07, 2014 02:06:32 PM »

This is brilliantly wonderful!
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« Reply #9 on: May 11, 2014 01:30:45 PM »

Love your twist on one of my favorite childhood games and adding a Potter theme. I know your partner must have been surpraise and happy.
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« Reply #10 on: May 16, 2014 08:21:27 AM »

I think this idea is so wonderful! Your daughter's drawings are adorable, and every part of the game is so well thought out. Lucky partner!
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« Reply #11 on: May 16, 2014 11:49:14 AM »

So, so, so awesome.
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« Reply #13 on: May 17, 2014 09:14:41 PM »

Very creative and well executed!
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« Reply #14 on: May 17, 2014 11:02:07 PM »

Oh my god I want one! Shocked
This is way too cute and seriously amazing! You and your daughter make a great team Cheesy
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« Reply #15 on: May 21, 2014 04:14:03 AM »

Incredible! I love it, and your daughter is a very talented artist!
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« Reply #16 on: May 22, 2014 06:30:07 AM »

Congratulations! This has been chosen as a Featured Project. Smiley
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« Reply #17 on: May 24, 2014 07:57:10 AM »

This looks awesome. I really like how you did the outside of the box. Your daughter is a super talented artist!

Did you use an actual candyland board and box? What material is the game drawn on?
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« Reply #18 on: May 24, 2014 02:53:01 PM »

This is really incredible! What a wonderfully creative project!
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« Reply #19 on: May 24, 2014 03:58:16 PM »

Wow! Awesome job by you and your daughter!
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« Reply #20 on: May 27, 2014 04:32:45 AM »

This is phenomenal! I can see why you had a hard time parting with it! Cheesy
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« Reply #21 on: August 10, 2014 05:45:25 PM »

VERY cool!!! I love all the attention to detail. This is a Candyland I'd actually have fun playing!
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« Reply #22 on: April 06, 2015 11:05:47 AM »

that's awesome, I think a geeked out version might make the game bearable
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This looks so fun and your artwork is absolutely adorable!

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