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Cristina Riches aka Bird, is the founder of BirdsParty.com. She's also a creative mom of two, published author, graphic designer, freelance photographer, magazine editor and unconditional party lover. Her party ideas and photos have been featured on numerous publications such as Forbes.com, CNN Entertainment, Parenting Magazine, Celebrate Magazine, All You Magazine, Elle Decor and MarthaStewart.com. She also regularly creates content for brands such as PBS Parents, HGTV, Coca-Cola, Nestlé, Pillsbury, PayPal, Mars, Hellmann's, Cultura France and Danone to name a few. 

DIY Circus Tent Birthday Party Favor Boxes


DIY Circus Tent Birthday Party Favor Boxes - BirdsParty.com

As promised, here's the second of our trio of Big Top Party Tutorials: DIY Circus Tent Favor Boxes. I came up with these ideas for my kid's Big Top Circus birthday party last year (you can see the full party here).

DIY Circus Tent Party Favor Boxes

Materials:

* Paper Maché hexagonal or round boxes with lids (sold at craft stores)
* Scrapbook paper ( I printed mine out into white matte cardstock, using the printable scrapbook patterns sold here)
* Scissors
* Double-sided tape
* Hot glue
* Pom-poms
* Acrylic paint in yellow, red and blue
* Paint brush
* Masking tape

DIY Circus Tent Birthday Party Favor Boxes - BirdsParty.com


1. Mask each part you color in a different shade to avoid colors running together or smudging. Then paint each box as you like and let it dry.

2. Mark and cut a circle to fit the lid of your box, out of the scrapbook paper from our Big Top Circus Printables. Make a slit from the edge to the center of the circle and fold slightly to form a dome. Stick edges with double-sided tape.

3. Once your box is dry, simply hot glue the paper domes to the lid of the box, and decorate the top of each box with a pom pom (from most craft stores). Use box to dish out candy or trinkets.




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3 comments:

  1. Love this! Such a cute idea, thanks for sharing!

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  2. Muito legal!!!!Amei a ideia,vou postar no meu outro blog e dar os créditos ok?Beijokas..Claudinha
    www.asestrelinhascoloridas.blogspot.com

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  3. How outrageously adorable are these?? Thanks so much for sharing!

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