Hot Air Balloon Decorations
Create DIY Hot Air Balloon Decorations using clear ornaments and drip paint techniques. It’s a fun hot air balloon craft idea!
- Crayola Washable Paint
- Disposable Cup Holder
- Clear Plastic Ornaments
- Disposable Cups
- Craft Sticks
1 Remove top of ornament and place upright in cup holder.
2 Pour paint into disposable cup with a small amount of water. Mix with craft stick.
3 Carefully pour paint through funnel into ornament.
4 Pick up ornament and rotate to coat the sides.
5 Repeat Steps 2–4 with different paint colors to create marbleized effects.
6 Set ornament upside down in cup to allow excess paint to drip out. Dry overnight.
7 Create the basket of the hot air balloon by sticking 4 toothpicks firmly into cork.
8 Replace top of the ornament. Place ornament upside-down on top of the toothpick base.
9 Place hot air balloon in front of a window to create a sun-catching effect!
CIY Staff Tips:
- Additional techniques include pouring paint and/or water directly into the ornament. Experiment with these techniques for different effects!