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Topic: Dottie at the Circus: Altered Mini Altoids Tin  (Read 6268 times)
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« on: January 11, 2015 08:32:29 AM »

It's been forever since I did any circus art, and I missed it. Here's a little quickie project: a Mini Altoids tin circus, featuring Dottie, a fine circus elephant performer. I removed the lid of the tin, and used it as a floor, where Dottie can perform.


Dottie is a tiny plastic elephant, but I made her a little hat and blanket to dress her up for her circus debut. The hat is made from Apoxie Sculpt, painted red with white dots. The little pom pom on top is a clear seed bead. The blanket is a little snippet of ribbon, with painted on white "fringe".



The flags are made with matchsticks and the same striped paper I used on the sides of the tin.


A tiny circus poster on the back, advertising the elephant show:


And there you have it, a tiny circus that can fit in the palm of your hand.  Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2015 08:48:22 AM »

It's so wee and fun I think I might puke!
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« Reply #2 on: January 11, 2015 09:47:58 AM »

It's so wee and fun I think I might puke!

Well in that case, I offer my apologies. Cheesy
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Do you deactivate the matchsticks or are they faux? Super cute!
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« Reply #4 on: January 11, 2015 11:05:14 AM »

So stinkin' cute!
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« Reply #5 on: January 11, 2015 11:58:21 AM »

Do you deactivate the matchsticks or are they faux? Super cute!

Thanks! They're not deactivated, so I guess if we're not careful, the whole thing could go up in flames. Cheesy
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« Reply #6 on: January 11, 2015 12:49:45 PM »

Best mini tin ever!
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« Reply #7 on: January 11, 2015 01:05:28 PM »

Do you deactivate the matchsticks or are they faux? Super cute!

Thanks! They're not deactivated, so I guess if we're not careful, the whole thing could go up in flames. Cheesy

If it ever does, it's so small that you could douse the flames with your Cosmo.
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« Reply #8 on: January 12, 2015 12:02:22 AM »

Do you deactivate the matchsticks or are they faux? Super cute!

Thanks! They're not deactivated, so I guess if we're not careful, the whole thing could go up in flames. Cheesy
Hmm, maybe for the farewell-performance? Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: January 12, 2015 05:28:28 AM »

It's so wee and fun I think I might puke!

Well in that case, I offer my apologies. Cheesy

So far I'm managing to keep my composure, guts-wise.   Cheesy
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