For a tutorial go to this link: Martha Stewart Snowy Balloon Ornaments
So roll on a few years later, I have been wanting to get my hands a little dirty playing lately and thought I would make some more string balls in different colours to go with a candle plate I have.
I decided to use water balloons instead of regular balloons as I did not want these to be so big.
modge podge so it was a bit of an experiment to see if it would work.
So here is the balloon all wrapped in string and covered with glue, you can't really tell in the photo but basically I covered the balloon with the string in all directions and then I dipped the ball into a bowl of glue and used my hands to smother the glue all over the string. I then used a kitchen cabinet know to hang it up and left it to dry over night. Here is the result:
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Fireflies and Jelly Beans - DIY and Home Decor
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