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There has always been something comforting to me about clowns. I know seeing an adult in outlandish costumes, colored wigs and dramatic makeup may evoke fear in most, but I find them playful and nostalgic. Despite their unfortunate reputation, clowns will always have a fan in me.

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7 Responses

  1. Jean Davis says:

    I don't really care for clowns myself, but I have to admit, the look of the mood board is pretty appealing.

  2. Christie says:

    I like the one with the green shoes.

  3. [...] vintage phones, Cardboard Beige as our April Color of the Month, Clowns as inspiration for our Mood Board Monday — did you think the bloggers at Design Happens had lost their minds? No, we still have taste [...]

  4. CplusE says:

    Even as a joke, clowns creep me out — that one in the middle is terrifying. This would make a great Halloween collage!

  5. Great post Kayla. I have never seen the tears of a clown and it is the first time I see it. Clowns always take care of their audience and most of the characters we see in the movies, or in the reality shows are the entertainers. However, clowns always hide their tears and make an environment that creates entertainment for all. You are too good to provide all the real feeling of a clown that is impressive.

  6. whats with the creepy crap music?

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