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Hot Air Balloon Decorations

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Hot Air Ballon Decorations CIY Video Poster Frame
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Create DIY Hot Air Balloon Decorations using clear ornaments and drip paint techniques. It’s a fun hot air balloon craft idea!

Supplies:

  • Clear Plastic Ornaments
  • Disposable Cups
  • Craft Sticks
  • Toothpicks

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Craft Kit supplies pictured above. Additional supplies may be needed.

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Steps:

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Galaxy Paint Pour Canvas Step 1

1 Remove top of ornament and place upright in cup holder.

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Galaxy Paint Pour Canvas Step 2

2 Pour paint into disposable cup with a small amount of water. Mix with craft stick.

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Galaxy Paint Pour Canvas Step 3

3 Carefully pour paint through funnel into ornament.

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Galaxy Paint Pour Canvas Step 4

4 Pick up ornament and rotate to coat the sides.

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Galaxy Paint Pour Canvas Step 5

5 Repeat Steps 2–4 with different paint colors to create marbleized effects.

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Galaxy Paint Pour Canvas Step 6

6 Set ornament upside down in cup to allow excess paint to drip out. Dry overnight.

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Galaxy Paint Pour Canvas Step 7

7 Create the basket of the hot air balloon by sticking 4 toothpicks firmly into cork.

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Galaxy Paint Pour Canvas Step 8

8 Replace top of the ornament. Place ornament upside-down on top of the toothpick base.

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Galaxy Paint Pour Canvas Step 9

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!
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