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Mini Hot Air Balloon Tutorial - StumbleUpon

Mini Hot Air Balloon Tutorial - StumbleUpon
As I mentioned in my steampunk tree post, these hot air balloon ornaments have been our most time-consuming Christmas project. Lots of trial and error, figuring things out as we went along, and, in the case of getting the baskets to hang straight, plenty of "colorful metaphors." The good news is this isn't a holiday-specific craft: wouldn't they make an awesome mobile? Or hang one in the corner of your office for a little whimsy. To start, you'll need a plastic ornament. The most realistic shape is a tear drop, but since I couldn't find one in plastic we went with round ones and this funky dealio: At first I didn't think this shape would work, but after sticking a flag on top (which is actually the bottom) it's now my favorite. After your ornament, your next essential element is the basket. Plus, I found them on ebay for only $7.50 for 10 baskets, with free shipping from Thailand. Next, a little aging with watered down brown craft paint: Don't have a Dremel? See that cord John's holding?

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